3:48 AM EDT, Sat August 01, 2015
New York Post

Derek Fisher: How Gasol comp will help Porzingis stick

Knicks coach Derek Fisher was a longtime Lakers teammate of 7-foot Spanish center Pau Gasol — the name often used as a comparison to the Knicks’ 19-year-old, 7-foot-3 rookie wonder...

San Francisco Chronicle

Jenkins: Champs need clean slate, West says

LAS VEGAS — It’s not really a touchy subject with Jerry West, although he did say “I’ll kill you” when I brought it up. Despite West’s phenomenal performances, his Lakers never got past Bill Russell’s Boston Celtics over the course of six NBA Finals in the 1960s, and it remains a bitter memory. San Antonio picked up a first-class player (LaMarcus Aldridge) and Tim Duncan’s coming back, always one of my favorite players. Head coach Steve Kerr wasn’t thrilled with Barbosa’s three-point shooting last season (38.3 percent, 34.8 percent in the playoffs), but he brought...

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Lakers drop Summer League opener to Towns, Timberwolves

LAS VEGAS -- It was No. 1 vs. No. 2: Karl-Anthony Towns vs. D'Angelo Russell. It was Julius Randle's first game in nearly nine months. It was the first look at a lineup that coach Byron Scott will likely rely on a lot next year. The Lakers dropped...