Open Forum: Which Laker has the most to prove in training camp?

As Lakers head coach Byron Scott begins a new process with a young team led by a handful of seasoned veterans, it’s the perfect moment to discuss expectations for every player wearing the purple and gold ahead of the 2014-15 season.

Jeremy Lin looking to be more dynamic

Jeremy Lin sat down with James Worthy and Chris McGee to discuss his role with the Lakers under Byron Scott.

Jeremy Lin's shooting abilities

Access 360: Coach Dave Miller breaks down the different ways Jeremy Lin can score.

Mitch Kupchak expects Julius Randle to earn his minutes

The Lakers general manager said he doesn’t want to put too many expectations on Lakers rookie Julius Randle during his first season.

Jordan Hill working on his jump shot

Lakers big man Jordan Hill spoke to Chris McGee about the improvements he’s looking to make this season and his very particular way to describe what he has seen from Kobe Bryant at practice.

Testing Julius Randle’s abilities

Backstage Lakers: Big man Julius Randle impresses the Lakers coaching staff with his speed, versatility and willingness to work hard.

L.A. fans greet Jeremy Lin

The Lakers point guard met with Lakers fans for the first time in Los Angeles; signed autographs and took photos.

Mitch Kupchak counting on Kobe and Nash to stay healthy

Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak said both Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash are looking healthy and believes they will have great comebacks.

Fans expect Wes Johnson and Ed Davis to be the Lakers’ best defenders

In this week’s Open Forum, we asked: ‘who will be the Lakers’ best defensive player this season?’ and 47 percent agreed it would be Johnson, while Davis gathered 24.32 percent of the votes.

Lessons from James Worthy in the Big Apple

Backstage Lakers: While in New York to represent the Lakers in the NBA Draft Lottery, “Big Game” takes a moment to offer some advice to the players hoping to make be selected.

How good will Kobe Bryant be next season?

Coach Dave Miller and Kevin Ding discuss the prospects for Kobe Bryant this coming season, and both say there are a lot of reasons to be optimistic.

Jeremy Lin feeling good ahead of training camp

The Lakers point guard says he’s in great shape after enjoying a summer free of setbacks; praises Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant on their fitness ahead of training camp.

Julius Randle takes on the coaches

Backstage Lakers: Exclusive footage of Julius Randle as he takes on Mark Madsen on a game of 2-v-2 after practice.

Lots to like about Jeremy Lin's game

Access 360: Coach Dave Miller says Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin has "everything you want in a passer" and loves the guard's ability to attack the rim.

Inside the Game: Steve Nash’s scenarios going into training camp

There are two basic schools of thought surrounding Nash’s upcoming season. The optimistic view is that he is completely recovered, in which case he will most likely start for the Lakers. The pessimistic outlook, on the other hand, points to his body not being able to cope with the rigors of a NBA season.