Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (8) and center Shaquille O'Neal (34)

Shaq wanted to be liked, Kobe wanted to be respected

Radio host Doug Gottlieb joined The Drive with George Wrighster and Brett Winterble to talk about the news that Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal have reconciled. Who ultimately won the war?   Kobe won. The guy who doesn’t […]


DeAndre Jordan, Jamal Crawford

Ralph Lawler: Jamal Crawford is instant offense, more explosive than Lance Stephenson

Ralph Lawler is the longtime voice of the Los Angeles Clippers and he joins The Home Team while on vacation today to discuss what might be in store for Jamal Crawford. He analyzes the rumors about the […]


Jonathan Holmes, Jahlil Okafor

Los Angeles Lakers sign F Jonathan Holmes to multiyear deal

Undrafted rookie forward Jonathan Holmes has agreed to a multiyear deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers announced the deal Thursday. Holmes spent the past four seasons at Texas, averaging 10.3 points and 6.1 […]


Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, drives around Houston Rockets forward Josh Smith.

NBA schedule has Christmas finals rematch, more player rest

The Golden State Warriors will see an old friend on opening night and LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in an NBA Finals rematch on Christmas, two of the highlight games of their title defense. […]


Kobe Bryant, Rajon Rondo

Some things to note from the 2015-16 NBA schedule

Some notes on the 2015-16 NBA schedule, released Wednesday by the league office. RING NIGHT Golden State gets its championship rings and one more night to revel in last season’s accomplishments on Oct. 27, when […]


D'Angelo Russell

The hype D’Angelo Russell has to live up to is a different calculation with Kobe Bryant

Doug Gottlieb, CBS Sports host, called in to The Home Team with his thoughts on the Lakers draft pick D’Angelo Russell after watching him play in the Summer League. Living up to the hype of […]


Byron Scott

Byron Scott says analytics will have a bigger role in upcoming Lakers season

Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Byron Scott called in to The Home Team this morning to share his views on the teams upcoming season. From Kobe Bryant’s health to D’Angelo Russell’s (the team’s No. 2 draft […]


Kobe Bryant and Gary Vitti

Lakers trainer Gary Vitti: Kobe Bryant had himself waterboarded

Los Angeles Lakers head athletic trainer Gary Vitti has announced he is retiring from the NBA and the Lakers at the end of the upcoming season. He joined Fred Roggin to talk about working with […]


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 […]


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 […]