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Amid fervor of season opener, Lakers’ Luke Walton stresses process

With a shorter training camp than usual, second-year coach continues to stress the sort of incremental progress that has defined his tenure.

Los Angeles Times

Clippers are healthy, but coach Doc Rivers still curious about his team

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Clippers were finally intact for practice after an injury-ravaged training camp. On Thursday, the Clippers will take their healed group to Staples Center to play the Lakers in the season opener for both teams. No one is more curious to see what this team has than Clippers...

Lakers Practice: Andrew Bogut Impresses & Could Play Big Minutes

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton says Andrew Bogut was pretty damn impressive at practice today, and if he can play on Thursday, expect him in the rotation. Julius Randle could also be available on Thursday (intercostal strain). Did you see Lonz

Lakers Practice: Lonzo Ball Opening Night, Rookies Minutes Restrictions?

The Lakers final practice before Opening Night and head coach Luke Walton talks about how there may be more attention to minutes distribution this year, especially for Lonzo Ball and the rookies. Plus, what does Lonzo anticipate his feelings to be on open

Luke Walton On Brook Lopez & Tricks They're Using To Speed Up Pace

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton explains the 18 second shot clock in Lakers scrimmages and how Brook Lopez has fit in with the young squad. And, Walton talks about how Julius Randle looked in practice. Did you see Lonzo Ball throw out the first

Los Angeles Times

Lakers' Julius Randle to be reevaluated Monday after missing practice with strained rib muscle

Lakers forward Julius Randle was kept out of Saturday’s practice because of a strained muscle between his ribs, but he shot free throws at the end before heading into Sunday’s off day. Coach Luke Walton said Randle, who left Friday’s preseason finale victory over the Clippers in the fourth quarter...

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Lonzo Ball to miss Lakers’ exhibition finale against Clippers

EL SEGUNDO – Lonzo Ball’s preseason is over. Despite participating in his team’s morning walkthrough Friday morning, one day after returning to practice, the Lakers will hold the prized rookie out of their final exhibition game tonight against the Clippers at Staples Center. “Training staff said ‘No Lonzo tonight’,” coach Luke Walton said. “So I […]


Reports: Los Angeles Lakers could sit Lonzo Ball for rest of preseason

Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball will miss his second straight game with a sprained ankle, and could sit for the remainder of the exhibition slate according to head coach Luke Walton.

New York Post

Jeanie Buss: My brother doomed my life with Phil Jackson

For Jeanie Buss, Zen just couldn’t go the distance. The Lakers owner shared during an appearance at the annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit on Tuesday that her romance with former fiancée Phil Jackson was doomed after her brother, Jim Buss, didn’t bring Jackson back as coach in 2012. Jackson was interested in the position, but...


Former Lakers coach Scott loses jewelry, watches in heist

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Police say an estimated $200,000 in watches, jewelry, high-end purses and cash were stolen from the home of former Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott.

Sun Herald

Frank Hamblen, longtime Laker and Phil Jackson assistant, dies at 70

LOS ANGELES–Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton smiled as he remembered former Lakers assistant coach Frank Hamblen before the Lakers began their preseason schedule. "Frank would be pissed off at …

Sun Herald

Mentor is the role Deng may have been meant for

LOS ANGELES–When Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton sees Luol Deng interact with the team's young players, he sees a change from last season. Deng seems to be more vocal …

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Lonzo Ball turns heads in Lakers’ first training camp scrimmage

Coach Luke Walton called the scrimmage “gross” and “sloppy,” but Ball's team – which included Corey Brewer, Kyle Kuzma, Thomas Bryant and Vander Blue – went undefeated in its three games Wednesday night.