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Lakers can spend up to $28.2 million in new salary-cap projections

The NBA has raised its salary-cap projection for the 2014-15 season from $62.9 million to $63.2 million.

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Whicker: Tanks, but no tanks, NBA

Whicker: Tanks, but no tanks, NBA

The franchise of Julius Erving, Moses Malone and Wilt Chamberlain won 19 games and lost 63 this season. At one point it lost 26 consecutively. At one point it lost 12 of those games by 10 points or more. Its owner, Josh Harris, proclaimed it “a...
Los Angeles Times Apr 19, 2014

Buss family faces crucial moment with the Lakers

Jim Buss runs basketball and Jeanie Buss runs the business side, but they share in Lakers' fortunes with four other siblings, and the marquee NBA team is at a crossroads. The six brothers and sisters, with a gap of 31 years from eldest to youngest, gathered in the winter near the first anniversary of their father's death to discuss some problems about the family business. It's also the city's treasured sports team — the Lakers.
D'Antoni's fate with Lakers left undetermined

D'Antoni's fate with Lakers left undetermined

EL SEGUNDO – Those who couldn’t wait for the day Mike D’Antoni left town got their wish Friday. The Lakers coach went on a short vacation. Those who want to see D’Antoni fired, however, will have to keep waiting. D’Antoni and General...
Los Angeles Times Apr 18, 2014

Letters: Finishing off the Lakers

Their worst season is over, but the questions are just beginning.Why is L.A. so upset with Mike D'Antoni and Lakers management? We all knew this was a patchwork team that had no chance of actually winning anything this year. Myopic Lakers fans should cheer D'Antoni for not bailing on this squad, and praise Pau Gasol for soldiering on amid trade rumors all season.

'The Finish Line:' Steve Nash visits old pal

Steve Nash talks about his appreciation for the fans in Los Angeles despite the Lakers' struggles and discusses with former teammate Dirk Nowitzki if he should keep playing. The two reminisce about the time they had together on the Dallas Mavericks, speculate about what would have happened had they stayed teammates, and talk about the times they’ve played against each other. More from Grantland.

Mike D'Antoni says basketball has changed; analysts need to adapt

Coach Mike D'Antoni, along with General Manager Mitch Kupchak, met with the team's players over the past 48 hours for exit interviews at the Lakers' practice facility.

Duke's Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft

Duke forward Jabari Parker on Thursday declared for the 2014 NBA draft.
Orange County Register Apr 18, 2014
Gasol set to say hello to free agency; will it be goodbye, Lakers?

Gasol set to say hello to free agency; will it be goodbye, Lakers?

EL SEGUNDO – Many times during his seven seasons in Los Angeles, Pau Gasol wondered if his last day as a Laker had come. There have been countless rumors and one actual trade: the infamous, vetoed Chris Paul deal of 2011. There was the night at the...
Los Angeles Times Apr 17, 2014

Pau Gasol has leverage — but sure, he'd listen to a Lakers offer

Gasol, who'll be a free agent, sees himself playing at a high level for several more years. He's among Lakers who met with GM Mitch Kupchak and Coach Mike D'Antoni.Pau Gasol survived so many trade rumors over the years, including the one that really wasn't fabricated (David Stern, December 2011).

Sacre and Kaman had beef, found kinship

Remember in the preseason when Chris Kaman and Robert Sacre bought a cow together? The relationship between the two big men started with beef, but by the end was all love. While Sacre improved on all of his numbers from his rookie season in an...

Pau Gasol: 'This could be my last day, maybe' with the Lakers

Pau Gasol spent his final day ever at the Lakers' training facility on Thursday, yet again.

Meeks proud of improvement in dismal season

EL SEGUNDO – Jodie Meeks knows that if he returns to the Lakers next season his role will likely be reduced from this year, in which he led the Lakers in minutes and averaged career highs in nearly every statistical category. A healthy Kobe Bryant...

Pau Gasol thinks pairing with brother Marc would be 'a lot of fun'

EL SEGUNDO – Free agency will be a first for Pau Gasol, and one team continues to make a convenient theoretical landing spot for the four-time All-Star center. Whether the Memphis Grizzlies, the team from which the Lakers acquired Gasol in 2007,...

Steve Nash still hopes he can be a healthy contributor for Lakers

Steve Nash visited with General Manager Mitch Kupchak and Coach Mike D'Antoni at the Lakers' practice facility in El Segundo on Thursday for his exit meeting after a disappointing 2013-14 season.

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