11:35 AM EDT, Tue May 26, 2015

Lakers week in review

On Tuesday, the Lakers got a big win, landing the No. 2 pick in the NBA's draft lottery .
Los Angeles Times May 22, 2015

Ex-Clipper Shaun Livingston has rebuilt knee and career with Warriors

The Golden State Warriors were in trouble the other night in Game 1 of their playoffs with the Houston Rockets.
Los Angeles Times May 22, 2015

Letters: Sudden ending for the Clippers

The Clippers win 56 games and beat the Spurs in the playoffs. The Lakers had a horrible season, finishing with the fourth-worst record in the league. Everyone is now excited about the Lakers because they got the second pick in the draft, and are dumping on the Clippers because they lost to Houston....
Orange County Register May 22, 2015
Kupchak expects a healthy Bryant to play one final season

Kupchak expects a healthy Bryant to play one final season

Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has reiterated his belief that Kobe Bryant will call it a career after next season. Bryant will enter his 20th season on the final year of a two-year, $48.5 million contract extension. He is coming off a third...

GM: Kobe says next season is last with Lakers

GM: Kobe says next season is last with Lakers

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak: No. 2 pick won't lead to immediate NBA title

The Lakers are ecstatic they won the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft in Tuesday's draft lottery, but the team's general manager, Mitch Kupchak, on Thursday tried to dampen expectations that a championship is imminent.

Pelton: Top 10 backcourts of all time

Pelton: Top 10 backcourts of all time
Los Angeles Times May 21, 2015

For Lakers, No. 2 pick means a little less choice, a lot less pressure

Choice can be a good thing. It is why Kobe Bryant avails himself of both a car and a helicopter for his commute, why Nick Young owns 500 pairs of sneakers and why vending machines offer more than one snack.
Los Angeles Times May 20, 2015

Lakers have big plans (Jahlil Okafor or Karl-Anthony Towns) for pick

The Lakers found gold in a pot of ping-pong balls at the end of their worst season ever.

Jeff Van Gundy: 'It's a great day for the Lakers and their fans'

That the Lakers won the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft, instead of losing their pick to the Philadelphia 76ers, was a significant victory for the franchise.

No. 2 draft pick could mean end of Jordan Hill's run with Lakers

With the Lakers winning the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft, Jordan Hill's time with the team could be nearing an end.

Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldridge best No. 2 picks of last 15 years

The Lakers won the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft in Tuesday's lottery, behind the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Karl-Anthony Towns is odds-on favorite to be top NBA draft pick

The Lakers lucked into the second overall pick in the NBA draft with a strong showing in Tuesday's draft lottery.
Los Angeles Times May 20, 2015

Lakers thrilled to finish No. 2 as balls fall in NBA draft lottery

The most backward of all Lakers seasons appropriately ended Tuesday with the most unique of giddy chants.

Lakers Player News

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    Kobe Bryant

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  • Jordan Clarkson

    Jordan Clarkson

    Jordan Clarkson spending offseason volunteering in the Phillipines

  • Jordan Hill

    Jordan Hill

    No. 2 draft pick could mean end of Jordan Hill's run with Lakers

  • Nick Young

    Nick Young

    For Lakers, No. 2 pick means a little less choice, a lot less pressure

  • Julius Randle

    Julius Randle

    Julius Randle made the most of a wasted year

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