Mitch Kupchak

Jahlil Okafor #15 of the Duke Blue Devils during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on December 15, 2014 in Durham, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Top 5 2015 Draft Picks Lakers Should Go After

Knowing the Lakers finish fourth-worst record in the NBA, they’ll have a 11.9% percent on winning the number 1 overall-pick of the draft. Although unlikely they’ll get No. 1, they’ll be plenty of players to fulfill the Lakers’ weakest positions at the 5.


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Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak’s Daughter Dies After ‘Lengthy Illness’

The 15-year-old daughter of Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak died Monday morning after a long illness, according to a statement released by the team.


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GM Mitch Kupchak Has Highest Expectations For Lakers

After coming out of the worst seasons of LA franchise history, the Lakers are looking to put that in the past.


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Lakers Welcome New Power Forward Carlos Boozer

At the Lakers headquarters in El Segundo, the organization formally introduced their new power forward, Carlos Boozer.


Head coach Byron Scott of the New Orleans Hornets tries to get the attention of referee Tre Maddox during a preseason game against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena on October 22, 2009 in Oakland, California. The Warriors won 126-92. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Lakers Interview Byron Scott For Head Coach Spot

The Los Angeles Lakers are continuing the search for their third head coach in three years.


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Mike D’Antoni Remains Lakers Coach, For Now, As Exit Interviews Wrap Up

Mike D’Antoni was still the Los Angeles Lakers’ coach when he left their training complex to spend the Easter weekend out of town with his family. How long D’Antoni retains his job won’t be decided at least until next week.


James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets drives against Wesley Johnson #11 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers Match Franchise Record 53rd Loss With Massive 145-130 Loss To Rockets

When the nets finally cooled down at Staples Center, the Houston Rockets had a choice. They could be excited about their highest-scoring game of the year, or dismayed at their worst defensive effort in more than five months.


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Report: Lakers Agree To Multiyear Extension With GM Kupchak

The Los Angeles Lakers have extended the contract of general manager Mitch Kupchak, according to ESPN Los Angeles.


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Lakers Will Be Patient With Kobe’s Return

Although the Los Angeles Lakers are still uncertain when Kobe Bryant will be on the court this season, general manager Mitch Kupchak isn’t pushing for an answer.

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JANUARY 04: Dwight Howard #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers leaves the court as his team trails the Los Angeles Clippers late in the fourth quarter at Staples Center on January 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers loss 107-102.  (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Dwight Howard Tells Lakers He Won’t Be Returning, Heading For Houston

The Los Angeles Lakers have been notified by Dwight Howard that he will not be returning.


Actor Jack Nicholson attends the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets on January 14, 2004 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Howard Receiving Pitches From Kobe, Nash, And Jack Nicholson To Stay In LA

All-Star free agent Dwight Howard has begun meeting with potential suitor teams, and may announce a decision on his future within the week.


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Kupchak To Howard: We Care About You, We Want You To Stay

In words and deeds, the Los Angeles Lakers are making it clear how they feel about Dwight Howard.


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Kupchak Discusses Lakers, Buss’ Death On CBS Sports Radio

Los Angeles Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak Tuesday spoke with CBS Sports Radio about the team’s troubled season, as well as the recent passing of owner Jerry Buss.


Mike D'Antoni smiles as he speaks at a press confernece introducing him as the new Los Angeles Lakers head coach on November 15. 2012 at the Lakers practice facility at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Lakers’ New Head Coach D’Antoni Knows The Mission Is To Win This Year

The Los Angeles Lakers introduced new head coach Mike D’Antoni at a press conference on Thursday afternoon at the El Segundo practice facility.


Western Conference Team Coach Mike D'Antoni talks with Kobe Bryant before the 2007 NBA All-Star Game on February 18, 2007 at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE/Getty Images)

Kobe Calls Coach Mike D’Antoni An Offensive Genius

The Los Angeles Lakers will no longer be searching for a new coach when they take the floor Tuesday night, but their newest employee won’t be on the bench quite yet.