Los Angeles Lakers

Dallas Mavericks shooting guard Wayne Ellington (21) handles the ball during an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Lakers sign veteran guard Wayne Ellington

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Guard Wayne Ellington has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers announced the deal Monday, one week before training camp opens. Ellington is a five-year NBA veteran who has […]

09/23/2014

Missouri's Jordan Clarkson, left, drives around Davidson’s Brian Sullivan as he moves toward the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the NIT, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Lakers sign Jordan Clarkson

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Jordan Clarkson, the 46th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, whose rights were acquired from the Washington Wizards on draft night, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. […]

08/25/2014

Former Los Angeles Lakers players from left, Jamaal Wilkes, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Byron Scott, Earvin "Magic" Johnson with general manager Mitch Kupchak pose during a news conference to introduce Scott as the new Lakers head coach in Los Angeles Tuesday, July 29, 2014.  Scott is the former head coach for New Jersey, New Orleans and Cleveland, reaching two NBA Finals with the Nets. He was the NBA's coach of the year in 2008. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Byron Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

  EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Byron Scott is taking over the Los Angeles Lakers with the vocal support of his fellow Showtime greats. Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes attended Tuesday’s introductory news […]

07/29/2014

Miami Heat forward LeBron James, left, passes around Los Angeles Lakers guard Wesley Johnson during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Lakers sign Wesley Johnson

  The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward Wesley Johnson, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.  Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.   “I’m happy to […]

07/28/2014

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Lakers sign Ed Davis

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward Ed Davis, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.  Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released. “Ed is a versatile, young […]

07/23/2014

Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick Young, right, loses his shoe as he puts up a shot while Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Lakers sign Ryan Kelly and Nick Young

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward Ryan Kelly, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.  Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released. “When we extended a qualifying […]

07/21/2014

Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul, left, and Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin look at a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Jeremy Lin joins Lakers in trade with Houston

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Jeremy Lin joined the Lakers on Sunday in a trade with the Houston Rockets, who also gave up first- and second-round draft picks in 2015 for the rights to European […]

07/13/2014

Missouri's Jordan Clarkson, left, drives around Davidson’s Brian Sullivan as he moves toward the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the NIT, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Lakers acquire draft rights to Jordan Clarkson

The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired the draft rights to Jordan Clarkson, selected 46th overall in the 2014 NBA Draft, from the Washington Wizards in exchange for cash considerations, it was announced tonight by General […]

06/27/2014

FILE - In this file photo from June 16, 2010, then Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson, left, directs Derek Fisher during NBA basketball practice in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Former Laker Derek Fisher agrees to coach the Knicks

(AP) – Derek Fisher has agreed to become the next coach of the New York Knicks and will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday morning, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated […]

06/10/2014

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni gestures during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Lakers say there’s no rush in coaching search

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers say they’re in no rush to hire their next head coach. That means the next several weeks are likely to be filled with anonymous speculation, widespread rumors […]

05/02/2014

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