Lakers

Mitch Kupchak, Roy Hibbert, Lou Williams, Brandon Bass

Hibbert, Williams, Bass eager for fresh starts with Lakers

Right after Roy Hibbert, Lou Williams and Brandon Bass received their new gold jerseys Wednesday, they all spoke variations on the same theme. The three veteran NBA players entered the summer looking for a fresh […]

07/23/2015

Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant

Hornets sign free agent point guard Jeremy Lin

The Charlotte Hornets have signed free agent Jeremy Lin, giving them depth and another scoring option at point guard. Terms of the deal were not released Thursday. Hornets general manager Rich Cho is hoping Lin […]

07/09/2015

Lou Williams

Lakers plan to sign Lou Williams, Brandon Bass

The Los Angeles Lakers say they plan to sign guard Lou Williams, last season’s Sixth Man of the Year, and forward Brandon Bass. Williams averaged a career-high 15.5 points and helped Toronto win a franchise-record […]

07/06/2015

Oakland Coliseum

Floyd Kephart responds to leaked Oakland Coliseum report

  Floyd Kephart, Chairman of the Board for The Renaissance Companies, the private financial and real estate advisory firm that is building Coliseum City in Oakland, talked with Fred Roggin about the latest developments in Oakland […]

06/30/2015

Larry Nance, Nate Buss

Lakers’ Nance was ‘terrified’ of Kobe’s response to tweet

Larry Nance Jr.’s elation at getting drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers lasted about two minutes before he was reminded of a tweet he sent out in 2012 criticizing Kobe Bryant. Nance was overjoyed when […]

06/30/2015

D'Angelo Russell

Russell ready to restore Lakers glory alongside Nance, Brown

D’Angelo Russell was the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, and he chose the No. 1 jersey with the Los Angeles Lakers. The point guard from Ohio State clearly isn’t trying to hide from […]

06/30/2015

Larry Nance, Nate Buss

Larry Nance Jr. says his dad told him: “Well, you’re now the enemy”

New Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. was on the air with Fred Roggin to talk about being the team’s 27th draft pick in the first round, how he felt when his name was […]

06/29/2015

Byron Scott is introduced as the successor to Mike D'Antoni as the Lakers' head coach during a news conference in Los Angeles Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Scott is coming home for his fourth NBA coaching job. He inherits a team that missed the playoffs for just the third time in 38 years. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Byron Scott: “We’ve got a great draft pick, but it’s going to take these guys some time”

The Beast 980 reporter Ted Sobel spoke with Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott after the team’s press conference today with the team’s three newest members — D’Angelo Russell, Larry Nance Jr., and Anthony Brown. […]

06/29/2015

Larry Nance, Nate Buss

LA Lakers select Wyoming’s Larry Nance Jr. with 27th pick

The Los Angeles Lakers chose Larry Nance Jr. with the 27th overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, only to learn the Wyoming forward sent out a critical tweet about Kobe Bryant three […]

06/26/2015

D'Angelo Russell

LA Lakers pick D’Angelo Russell 2nd overall in NBA draft

The Los Angeles Lakers chose Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell with the second pick in the NBA draft on Thursday, bypassing big man Jahlil Okafor to grab the ball-handling guard with the potential for greatness. Russell […]

06/25/2015