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Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - The Los Angeles Lakers signed forward Wesley Johnson on Monday. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not...
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If there is one player on the planet you would bet on coming back from a devastating injury and playing at a high level, it would be Kobe Bryant.
Doesn’t matter if this will be his 18th year in the league or a torn Achilles have ended many careers, if Kobe says he can play three more years at a high level, how can you doubt him?
Kobe Bryant has told Chris Douglas-Roberts he is...
The Lakers agreed to terms with 6-foot-7 swingman Wesley Johnson on a one-year deal Saturday for the veteran's minimum of 1 million.
Johnson, 26, was the fourth pick in the 2010 draft and played last season with Phoenix, where he averaged eight points and 19.1 minutes.
His playing time increased when Lindsey Hunter was promoted to head coach near the midpoint of last season...
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Metta World Peace and the Knicks reportedly have mutual interest in one another. There's a good chance he could sign with New York.
The NBA offseason has been far from quiet, and the Lakers are getting ready to make some more noise.
The Lakers and Kurt Rambis are “close” to making a deal that would return the former assistant coach to Los Angeles, according to ESPN.
Rambis is a familiar face in the organization, where he’s played, coached and worked in the front office. He spent time with the Lakers,...
In the least earth-shattering news ever in sports, an ESPNLosAngles.com report Wednesday states that the Lakers are planning to make runs at LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony in free agency next summer.
Both James and Anthony have opt-out clauses in their contracts after the 2013-14 season, meaning that they can choose whether they want to return to the Heat and Knicks, respectively...
Metta World Peace is a free agent after clearing amnesty waivers Sunday.
The Lakers cut World Peace on Thursday by using the one-time amnesty provision under the 2011 collective bargaining agreement.
Since a team did not pick him up off of waivers, the Lakers will be responsible for his full 7,727,280 salary. That number will not go against their salary cap and luxury tax computation...
Dwight Howard took his talents and his baby mamas to Houston. The Lakers were not necessarily shocked by Howard’s departure, but had to regroup and execute Plan B. According to [...]
Dwight Howard wanted things to be about him L.A., and in Mike D’Antoni’s fast paced, pick and roll system, that was not to be.
Howard has moved on, taking his talents to Houston, and the now the Lakers need to adjust. Lakers point guard Steve Nash is prepared to move on, and told the L.A. Times, that the “Lakers offense will be more fluid without Dwight Howard.”
LAS VEGAS It's hard to argue that there's a man in sports who's seen more drama over the past 18 months than Mike D'Antoni.
Since the beginning of 2012, the Lakers coach has been at the center of everything from Linsanity to the underperforming Lakers to Dwight Howard's free agency, and it's only now, a week after Howard's departure and almost a year...
After years of hosting his foundation’s charity soccer game in New York City, Lakers point guard, Steve Nash, decided to host one in his new home in LA this summer. Klay Thompson, Jeremy Lin and Jared Dudley all participated in the Los Angeles’ first ever “Steve Nash Foundation Showdown” soccer match Sunday.
Steve Nash and LA Galaxy’s Robbie Rogers
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers by a final score of 81-63 in Summer League play on Sunday.
Lester Hudson led the Lakers with 15 points on 5-for-8 shooting and five rebounds. Robert Sacre had eight points and eight rebounds.
Will Barton had eight points, seven rebounds and three assists to lead the Blazers. Thomas Robinson had seven points on just 3-for...
The Los Angeles Lakers are "close" to hiring Kurt Rambis for their coaching staff, a source with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday.
Rambis, an ESPN analyst, has been an assistant coach with the Lakers on and off between 1999 and 2009; he was the lead assistant from 2001-04 and 2005-09. He has eight championship rings as a player, coach and front office executive...
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Los Angeles Clippers by a final score of 77-65 in Summer League play on Monday.
Lester Hudson led the Lakers with 13 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Marcus Landry had 16 points and six rebounds.
Reggie Bullock had 12 points on 5-for-16 shooting for the Clippers.