Mitch Kupchak

Mitch Kupchak

LA Lakers’ history says they’ll find a great with No. 2 pick

With 16 championships and a decades-long history of winning, the Los Angeles Lakers hardly ever get a shot at the NBA draft’s elite talent. Yet whenever they do, they’ve made an extraordinary choice. The Lakers […]

06/25/2015

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

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' Earvin "Magic" Johnson gestures to the crowd as teammate Jack Haley sits pensively on the bench during NBA action against the Phoenix Suns, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 1991 in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)

Jack Haley, one-time Laker, dies at 51

Former Los Angeles Laker and NBA champion with the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls, Jack Haley died today. Former head coach Phil Jackson first reported the news on Twitter: Jack Haley😞-member of Bulls 95-96 team of ages. […]

03/17/2015