Kobe Bryant told Lakers head coach Byron Scott that he felt encouraged with his surgically repaired right shoulder that prematurely ended his 2014-15 season.
Wayne Ellington said on Thursday that his shoulder has fully healed.
Julius Randle (leg) has been cleared for full contact half court 2-on-2 and 3-on-3 sessions.
The Los Angeles Lakers are happy with Byron Scott as their head coach and are not interested in Tom Thibodeau, according to Ramona Shelburne.
Mitch Kupchak said that anywhere from four to eight players could be considered for the Lakers No. 2 overall selection in the 2015 NBA draft.
Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak confirmed that this is likely Kobe Bryant's last season in the NBA, but Kupchak said he is willing to reassess in a year.
Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said that it looks like Julius Randle (leg) "has recovered completely".
General manager Mitch Kupchak compared Jordan Clarkson to Russell Westbrook.
Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak said during a recent interview that Kobe Bryant indicated to him that the 2015-16 season will be his last.
Mitch Kupchak hinted during a recent interview that the Lakers are more likely to use their draft pick this year rather than trade it away, and they will likely go after a big man.
Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said trading the team's second overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft is an option.
The Lakers moved up to secure the No. 2 pick in the 2015 draft on Tuesday, only the fourth time they've picked in the lottery since the system was established in 1985.
Jordan Clarkson said he still has more to prove after being named to the NBA All-Rookie first team.
Andrew Wiggins, Nikola Mirotic, Nerlens Noel, Elfrid Payton and Jordan Clarkson were named the 2014-15 NBA All-Rookie First Team.
The Clippers are interested in Wesley Johnson, sources told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.