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  1. 2014 NBA Playoffs: Los Angeles Lakers need new identity

    J.A. Adande

    With Mike D'Antoni out and Kobe Bryant's time fading, the Lakers need more than a new head coach.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  2. Despite victory, D'Antoni won't win fans

    Dave McMenamin

    SALT LAKE CITY -- After he has already coached the Los Angeles Lakers through their worst season in the 66-year history of the franchise, you have to believe Mike D'Antoni wasn't searching for another way to tick off fans Monday. Intentional or ...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Nets 108, Lakers 102

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- In what was supposed to be a lazy Sunday matchup between two sub .500 teams -- a game that was considered to have such little juice that it was dropped from the national TV broadcast schedule despite featuring teams from the two bigges...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  4. Lakers seek context for player evaluation

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- Pop quiz: How can a statistical line of five points, eight assists and one steal by a player be considered to be better than his previous game of 20, 16 and three? According to Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni, it's pretty eas...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Lakers 101, Celtics 92

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni unwittingly paraphrased an infamous quote from former Boston Celtics coach Rick Pitino before the current down-on-their-luck versions of the Lakers and Celtics tipped off Friday. "I would hope ...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  6. MarShon Brooks, Kent Bazemore debut, help Lakers end record strea...

    MarShon Brooks made his Lakers debut in style, scoring 10 of his 14 points in the fourth quarter against his former club and leading Los Angeles to a 101-92 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night to help snap a franchise-record eight-game home lo

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  7. Rebounds the recipe to Lakers' success

    Dave McMenamin

    TORONTO -- The Los Angeles Lakers snapped their six-game losing streak by beating the Boston Celtics on Friday. As much as the win could be chalked up to L.A.'s 12-for-20 mark on 3-pointers, it was their work on the glass that really stood out. Th...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  8. Kobe Bryant of Los Angeles Lakers says he'll be back no matter re...

    Dave McMenamin

    Kobe Bryant plans to have his injured left knee re-evaluated sometime in early February and has no intention of sitting out the rest of the season, no matter how bad things get for the Los Angeles Lakers in the standings in the meantime.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  9. Lin discusses Marshall matters

    Dave McMenamin

    HOUSTON -- After Kendall Marshall's impressive 20-point, 15-assist night in his first game starting at point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers, coach Mike D'Antoni was so charged by the performance that he likened Marshall to the most surprising succe...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  10. Mitch Kupchak says Los Angeles Lakers will compete for titles in ...

    Dave McMenamin

    Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak said that not only will Kobe Bryant retire as a Laker after signing a two-year contract extension worth $48.5 million through 2015-16 on Monday, but he'll close out his career playing for championship-contending teams.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2013
  11. Dwight Howard of Houston Rockets downplays facing Los Angeles Lak...

    Dave McMenamin

    Dwight Howard downplayed any talk about his former team as the Houston Rockets prepared to play the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time since the Howard left L.A. for Houston in July.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  12. Mixed emotions for Lakers on trip to China

    Dave McMenamin

    When the Los Angeles Lakers depart for their nine-day preseason trip to China on Friday, it will be 1 p.m. PT in L.A. When they arrive in Beijing, it will be approximately 5:45 p.m. China Standard Time on Saturday. The time warp is unavoidable. Th...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  13. Lakers will revisit defense with Rambis

    Dave McMenamin

    Can an NBA team lose two players who had been honored as the league's top defenders and, in the process, become a better defensive unit? That's what the Los Angeles Lakers are trying to find out. Gone is their best rim protector in Dwight Howar...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  14. Dwight Howard wanted end to Kobe Bryant era with Los Angeles Lake...

    Ramona Shelburne and Marc Stein

    A key factor that led the Dwight Howard to the Houston Rockets was the Lakers' refusal to establish a clear timetable for moving on from the Kobe Bryant era, according to sources with knowledge of Howard's thinking.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  15. NBA - Why Dwight Howard's ideal center-centric offense does not e...

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle explains why the type of offense that Dwight Howard is looking for doesn't exist in today's NBA.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2013
  16. The Los Angeles Lakers' frustrating season finally came to an end...

    Ramona Shelburne

    Injuries and chemistry issues derailed the season early and often.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013