Oct 24, 2013
NBA stars Derrick Rose and Kobe Bryant look to return from injuries
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant speaks with teammate Darius Johnson-Odom during their NBA Global Games match against Golden State Warriors in Beijing, October 15, 2013.
Silver Screen and Roll
Examining how the Lakers have used Ryan Kelly
Ryan Kelly made his NBA and Lakers debut in China. How it went doesn't matter as much as how Mike D'Antoni used the stretch power forward.
Lakers Waive Johnson-Odom; Will Sign in China
It wasn't strange to see the Lakers waive Darius Johnson-Odom. He was a long shot to make the team.
Breaking Down LA Lakers' Roster Crunch and Predicting Who Will Make Final Cut
But the truth is, these Lakers are overstaffed at the moment. After waiving 2012 second-rounder Darius Johnson-Odom, L.A.'s roster still has one more name than the league's 15-man maximum permits.