Found December 03, 2011 on
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Phil Jackson’s not around for questions about whether he’ll return and training camp hasn’t opened yet, but you know it’s NBA season when there’s drama surrounding the Lakers’ front office. Son of Lakers owner Jerry Buss Jesse Buss was arrested for intoxication Friday in Lexington, Kentucky. WDRB in Lexington reports: Lexington Jail officials say Buss…
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L.A. probably can't match offers from other teams for the athletic shooting guard. But his agent hasn't ruled out a return.Twice before, Shannon Brown has pondered leaving the Lakers through free agency.
Luke Walton is not considering retirement despite speculation otherwise.
Derek Fisher is out of his suits and back in shorts, finally able to focus on his day job with the Los Angeles Lakers after the NBA's brutal labor negotiations. The NBA players' union president and Lakers point guard hoisted a few hundred jumpers at the club's training complex Friday. Fisher has been working out whenever his schedule permitted, and he has cautious confidence in the...
Under the new NBA collective bargaining agreement expected to be approved next week, the Lakers, who have a $91-million payroll, have limited tools to sign free agents and bolster the lineup.Mitch Kupchak's worries have shifted from whether the Lakers will play to who will play for the Lakers.
The Lakers have interest in Delonte West, who played for coach Mike Brown in Cleveland and last played for Boston, as a potential fill-in at guard.I'm a big Delonte West fan. I'd go as far as to say as I felt he is/was the 5th best player on the Celtics (post Perk trade). It would be a big loss in my opinion if Boston didn't retain him this season and would sting...