1. Lakers News: Analyzing Kobe Bryant's Plans, Jeremy Lin's Situation and More

    To those faithful to the Los Angeles Lakers : This is what rock bottom feels like. Enjoy it. This builds character, and nobody from here on out can cry "bandwagon." Besides, it only gets better from here...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 months ago 2,289 reads 0 comments

  2. Lakers Rumors: Buzz from LA on Goran Dragic and More as Trade Deadline Nears

    The NBA trade deadline just wasn’t made for teams like this season’s Los Angeles Lakers . For one, they are far from contenders and won’t be mortgaging the long-term future to land a complementary piece such as Arron Afflalo ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 5,124 reads 1 comments

  3. Jeremy Lin Playing His Way Out of Los Angeles Lakers' Future

    Jeremy Lin 's time with the Los Angeles Lakers hasn't gone well, but the good news — for him anyway — is that it's probably almost over...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 27,584 reads 73 comments

  4. NBA Insider: 3 Years After Linsanity, Jeremy Lin Still in Search of NBA Home

    NEW YORK — Outside, the air is cold and biting, the sidewalks coated in ice and slush. But inside a quiet SoHo restaurant, tucked in a corner booth in the back, Jeremy Lin is a picture of comfort...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 7 months ago 181,111 reads 258 comments

  5. Jeremy Lin a Worthwhile Risk for Contenders at NBA Trade Deadline

    There is reportedly little interest in Jeremy Lin as the NBA trade deadline approaches. While there are clear and obvious reasons why that's the case, teams in need of point guard depth may want to reevaluate the polarizing fifth-year player...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 7 months ago 22,547 reads 166 comments

  6. Lakers Rumors: Examining Whispers Surrounding Los Angeles' Backcourt

    Sunday’s contest against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers was just another game and another loss for the 2014-15 Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 9,070 reads 2 comments

  7. Predicting Which Los Angeles Lakers Will Be Traded Before the 2015 NBA Deadline

    As the Los Angeles Lakers continue their long, slow slide into basketball abyss, the players have shifted their focus from winning games to competing among themselves for a job next season...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 7 months ago 42,446 reads 133 comments

  8. Lakers Rumors: Whispers from Los Angeles on Jeremy Lin, Goran Dragic and More

    Let’s be perfectly honest as the Feb. 19 trade deadline approaches in the NBA —the big, bad Los Angeles Lakers are sellers just playing out the string for the rest of the season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 10,410 reads 0 comments

  9. Jeremy Lin's Playing Time Will Continue to Suffer After Kobe Bryant Injury

    The Los Angeles Lakers don’t care about your conventional wisdom. Conventional wisdom would suggest that the removal of an injured Kobe Bryant from the lineup would free ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 39,468 reads 242 comments

  10. Lakers Teammates Hope Kobe's Step Back Will Allow Him to Let Them Step Up

    LOS ANGELES — The world is going to watch and wonder whether Kobe Bryant is indeed taking concrete steps toward aging gracefully...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 8 months ago 124,819 reads 162 comments

  11. Jeremy Lin's Los Angeles Lakers Tenure Looking Like One-and-Done Season

    What’s eating Jeremy Lin ? If he doesn’t step his game up soon, his season with the Los Angeles Lakers will be one-and-done. The 26-year-old point guard is certainly one of basketball’s more polarizing figures...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 8 months ago 67,195 reads 299 comments

  12. Hopeful He Had Found a Home in LA, Jeremy Lin Again Left Looking for Answers

    LOS ANGELES — Jeremy Lin, backup point guard, threw the hoodie up and over his head and headed out of Staples Center late Sunday night undercover...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 9 months ago 111,677 reads 319 comments

  13. Jeremy Lin Learning Valuable Lesson from Kobe Bryant About NBA Survival

    Jeremy Lin has had both good and not-so-good games during his first month with the Los Angeles Lakers . And, with encouragement and tough love from Kobe Bryant , the 26-year-old point guard is learning about survival in the NBA ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 9 months ago 46,775 reads 130 comments

  14. Jeremy Lin Can't Find the Words to Explain Lakers' Terrible Play

    If Jeremy Lin can't summon the words, there's not much to say. There's no explaining the Los Angeles Lakers ' game plan, which boils down to spray 'n' pray with Kobe Bryant and aggressive ball-watching on defense...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 10 months ago 210,410 reads 192 comments

  15. Biggest Premature Sports Reactions

    Humans are reactionary. It's just how we are wired. Knowing that, sports has become a great breeding ground for those reactions to manifest, then eventually explode...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 10 months ago 23,607 reads 14 comments

  16. Jeremy Lin's Path Back to Stardom Clear...If He Can Meet Everyone's Expectations

    LOS ANGELES — Beaten down by yet another game without a victory, and now in the Lakers locker room with a sore right foot after the ankle sprains that limited his training-camp reps, Jeremy Lin faced the question without expression...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 10 months ago 112,663 reads 187 comments

  17. Can Jeremy Lin Be a Legitimate Building Block for Los Angeles Lakers?

    The Los Angeles Lakers took a no-risk flier on the final year of Jeremy Lin ’s overpriced contract this summer...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 10 months ago 18,600 reads 68 comments

  18. 2014-15 Fantasy Basketball: 5 Trade Targets Owners Should Already Be After

    Just like winning the real thing, it takes a season-long commitment to capture a title in the fantasy basketball world...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 25,283 reads 11 comments

  19. 5 Things That Have to Happen for Los Angeles Lakers to Eclipse Expectations

    Following four straight defeats to start their long NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers are registering very low readings on the expectation meter...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 10 months ago 11,212 reads 42 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant Praises Jeremy Lin, Warns Lakers Not to Be 'Chumps and Pushovers'

    Kobe Bryant may be the most assertive scorer the NBA has to offer, but he's pleased with the aggression Jeremy Lin showed down the stretch of the Los Angeles Lakers ' 118-111 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers Friday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 10 months ago 130,988 reads 98 comments

  21. Kobe Trying to Turn Randle's Injury, Lakers' Struggles into Bonding Experience

    PHOENIX — Byron Scott told reporters Tuesday night that Julius Randle was in tears in a private room at Staples Center after breaking his leg in his very first NBA game...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 10 months ago 78,950 reads 174 comments

  22. Jeremy Lin Has Clear Path Back to Stardom with Los Angeles Lakers

    Hopefully, Jeremy Lin brought his appetite to Hollywood. With playing time and production both available in abundance, the table is set for the former phenom to feast during his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 45,432 reads 60 comments

  23. Deja Vu for Los Angeles Lakers' Jeremy Lin

    Offseason fun is over for Jeremy Lin . After spending part of the summer posterizing his mom and dressing up as an Adidas sales rep in Taiwan convincing consumers ...

    Bryan Chu Written by Bryan Chu about 10 months ago 2,486 reads 2 comments

  24. 5 Ways the Los Angeles Lakers Can Exceed Expectations in 2014-15

    The outlook for the Los Angeles Lakers ' 2014-15 season is grim—and we haven't even tipped off regular-season basketball yet...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 10 months ago 12,467 reads 21 comments

  25. 5 Reasons Jeremy Lin Should Be Los Angeles Lakers' Starting Point Guard

    Selecting a starting point guard figured to be an issue for the Los Angeles Lakers once upon a time. But not anymore. Jeremy Lin is the clear choice...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 months ago 27,269 reads 45 comments