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Let's appreciate Kareem Abdul-Jabbar while he's still with us

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had quite a 68th birthday last Thursday. Celebrations were cut short by quadruple bypass surgery. Here's hoping he at least got to blow out the candles and make a wish.

Lakers' Week 25 in review

The Lakers finished Week 25, and the 2014-15 season, with a pair of losses to the Sacramento Kings and a 21-61 record -- the worst winning percentage in franchise history.
Los Angeles Times Apr 18, 2015

Anatomy of a train wreck: How Lakers' season went from bad to worst

The air inside Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario was extremely cold last October when the Lakers arrived to entertain their large Inland Empire fan base in a meaningless exhibition game.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar undergoes quadruple coronary bypass surgery

NBA Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery Thursday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the hospital said Friday.
Boston Globe Apr 17, 2015

Celtics Lose Ping Pong Ball Tiebreaker to Lakers for 27th Pick

The Celtics now own the 16th and 28th picks in the first round of the draft.

Lakers to pick No. 27 in first round after tiebreaker

The Lakers draft picture got a little clearer on Friday. A little. They will hold the No. 27 pick in the draft after the Houston Rockets won a tiebreaker with the Clippers. Both those teams finished with 56-26 record. The Rockets traded their first...
Lakers' legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recovering from quadruple bypass

Lakers' legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recovering from quadruple bypass

Lakers' legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is recovering after undergoing successful heart surgery Thursday, his 68th birthday, at UCLA Ronald Reagen Medical Center in Westwood. Dr. Richard Shemin, UCLA's chief of cardiovascular surgery, performed a...

Lakers get 27th pick in draft from Rockets after tiebreaker with Clippers

The Lakers got a bit of good news on Friday, with the Houston Rockets winning their draft tiebreaker over the Clippers.
Kupchak says the Lakers 'can get better quickly'

Kupchak says the Lakers 'can get better quickly'

EL SEGUNDO – After a franchise-worst season, one plagued by injuries and beset with tension between the coach and key players, the kind of success the Lakers are used to might feel years away. And it may be. But General Manager Mitch Kupchak...
Los Angeles Times Apr 16, 2015

Mitch Kupchak says Lakers can be in 'hunt quickly' after lost season

Eons have seemingly come and gone since Mitch Kupchak's declaration last September that "our expectations are to win a championship."

Byron Scott says draft lottery only thing on Lakers' agenda

After meeting with General Manager Mitch Kupchak and the team's players for exit meetings, Coach Byron Scott told the media he didn't regret the Lakers' wins over the Philadelphia 76ers (18-64) and Minnesota Timberwolves (16-66), which helped slot his team fourth in the NBA draft lottery.
Los Angeles Times Apr 16, 2015

Lakers' Tarik Black just happy to be here

Tarik Black was thoroughly enjoying his rookie season.

Jordan Hill: Lakers Coach Byron Scott 'disappointed' with his season

Jordan Hill spoke to the media on Thursday after his exit interview with Coach Byron Scott and General Manager Mitch Kupchak.

After rookie campaign, Jordan Clarkson declines 'Baby Westbrook' moniker

EL SEGUNDO – Before Carlos Boozer exited the Lakers practice facility on Thursday, he offered parting praise for rookie Jordan Clarkson. “He might be a baby Westbrook for all we know,” Boozer said. Being compared to the Oklahoma City...

Lakers' Ryan Kelly wants to improve his shooting over the off-season

Ryan Kelly met with Coach Byron Scott and General Manager Mitch Kupchak on Thursday for his exit interview with the Lakers.

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