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Sacramento Kings guard Andre Miller, left, and Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson

Preparing for Draft Lottery GM Kupchak says Lakers have bottomed out and are ready to climb

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak joined The Fred Roggin Show to discuss the team’s strategy as they prepare for the upcoming NBA Draft Lottery. Here it is, at the end of the season […]

04/24/2015

Former Los Angeles Lakers player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Update on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s bypass surgery

Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was recovering Friday after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery. He had the surgery a day earlier at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a hospital […]

04/17/2015

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, who is injured, puts his head in his hands while sitting on the bench.

After worst season ever, Lakers see hopeful signs in future

The worst season in the Los Angeles Lakers’ history has finally ended, and the longest summer has just begun. Although coach Byron Scott is cautiously optimistic that swift improvement is possible for a 16-time NBA […]

04/17/2015

Los Angeles Lakers center Jordan Hill, left, and Sacramento Kings forward Jason Thompson

Fred Roggin sends off the Lakers

The Lakers season is over. Fred Roggin sends them off with his inimitable tribute to Vander Blue, Carlos Boozer, Ronnie Price, Nick Young, Tarik Black, Jabari Brown, Robert Sacre, Ryan Kelly, Kobe Bryant, Dwight Buycks, […]

04/16/2015

Los Angeles Lakers center Jordan Hill, left, and Sacramento Kings forward Jason Thompson

Kings: Season mercifully over. Lakers: Ditto.

The Los Angeles Lakers wrapped up the worst season in franchise history with an eight-man roster of castoffs and journeymen trudging to their eighth loss in nine games, never threatening to contend under all those […]

04/16/2015

Kobe-tweet

Kobe defends Russell Westbrook on Twitter

Here is the tweet that everybody is talking about where Kobe Bryant defends Russell Westbrook. After Westbrook scored 54 points in the game against the Indiana Pacers last Sunday, the Twittersphere lit up pointing out that it […]

04/14/2015

Sacramento Kings guard Andre Miller, left, and Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson

Lakers are one loss away from the worst season in franchise history

Omri Casspi had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists to help the Sacramento Kings beat the hapless Lakers 102-92 on Monday night. Los Angeles will have to win the rematch on Wednesday at home […]

04/14/2015

Jabari Brown, Bernard James

Mavericks hold off Lakers 120-106 for season series sweep

Tyson Chandler gave a kind smirk when he learned that the Dallas Mavericks had just swept a four-game season series with the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time in franchise history. “Uh, the Lakers […]

04/13/2015

Jordan Clarkson, Justin Hamilton

Lakers snap 5-game losing streak

Ryan Kelly scored 21 points, rookie Jabari Brown added 20 points and seven assists, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 106-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. […]

04/10/2015

Matt Barnes, Jordan Clarkson

Kurt Helin: Clippers get in trouble in playoffs because they’re predictable

Kurt Helin of Pro Basketball Talk on NBCSports.com joined The Home Team to talk about the rumors of which players could possibly don a Lakers uniform next season including Portland Trail Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge, a […]

04/10/2015