Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak isn't doubting Kobe Bryant's will or toughness. When the 17-year veteran says he's way ahead of schedule in his recovery from a ruptured Achilles' tendon, Kupchak believes him.
It's been nearly a month since Dwight Howard spurned the Los Angeles Lakers for the Houston Rockets and Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni is still puzzled by the center's decision.
Does he understand team legacy? Do they understand he has a choice?
Metta World Peace believes the Lakers put too much responsibility on the shoulders of Dwight Howard.
Injuries and chemistry issues derailed the season early and often.
Bradford Doolittle looks at what's next for the Lakers following their first-round elimination from the playoffs.
What will the Lakers become if Kobe Bryant misses significant time? Kevin Pelton examines.
Before the Los Angeles Lakers could move on with the second half of the season following the All-Star break, they were left looking back at the life of legendary owner Dr. Jerry Buss.
Former Lakers coach Mike Brown says despite a slow first half, he sees a team in his old squad that can, with some work, turn its season around.
In a season of turmoil, what have we learned about the Lakers?
Ricky Rubio is standing up for his fellow Spaniard Pau Gasol, saying he doesn't think it's fair that the Los Angeles Lakers are bringing Gasol off the bench this season.
Chris Broussard says the Lakers should fire coach Mike D'Antoni now and salvage whatever appeal Los Angeles has for Dwight Howard in the best interests of the team's future.
Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
Our panel breaks down the Lakers' uncertain future.
We roll out the red carpet and dub the best and worst in L.A. basketball this season.
Some forget how injured Dwight Howard was, but he's slowly making an impact for the Lakers.