Mike D’Antoni

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

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 coach Mike D’Antoni resigns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni resigned Wednesday after less than two seasons on the job. Team spokesman John Black confirmed D’Antoni’s resignation, ending the brief tenure of the Lakers’ fourth […]

05/01/2014

Bret Lewis

The high price of doing business

What a difference a year makes. Just 12 months ago, Lakers fans wanted nothing more than to get center Dwight Howard, the perennial “Defensive Player of the Year.” And despite coming off back surgery… he […]

05/21/2013

Bret Lewis

Really, Kobe? Really?

I have been a Kobe fan since the day he got to town. But he makes it hard at times. The Lakers trying to salvage something from his awful season by at least winning a […]

04/22/2013

Bret Lewis

Wait a minute. I got one!

It’s so rare that I’m right… I wanted to keep this written BEFORE the Lakers win over Houston. The point being… there IS a lot of talent on the Lakers who, right or wrong, felt […]

04/18/2013

Lakers

Howard, Gasol, Hill all sidelined for Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and Jordan Hill all will miss the Los Angeles Lakers’ upcoming road trip with injuries, leaving the struggling club without its top three big men.

01/07/2013

Jeanie Buss shows her engagement ring from Phil Jackson (Photo credit: Jeanie Buss via Twitter)

Buss tweets engagement to Jackson, shows off ring

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Known for getting rings, Phil Jackson finally has given one as well. The retired coach, who won 11 NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls, is engaged to longtime girlfriend and Lakers executive Jeanie Buss.

01/04/2013

D'Antoni's official introduction today

EL SEGUNDO (CNS) – The Los Angeles Lakers will introduce Mike D’Antoni as their coach today, one day after his selection drew criticism from Laker legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson, now a team vice president. “To […]

11/15/2012

Green's 3-pointer pushes Spurs past Lakers 84-82

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The San Antonio Spurs’ final offensive play was smartly drawn and precisely executed, ending in a clutch jumper by Danny Green. The Lakers’ final play? Well, 7-foot Pau Gasol ended up […]

11/14/2012

No sequel here

No offense to Mike D’Antoni. But it would have been nice to see Phil Jackson come back and coach the Lakers. Yeah, I know he had some reservations about a third go-round with the Lakers. […]

11/12/2012

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