1. Could Lakers Pursue Blatche or O'Neal?

    Plenty of teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers , would love to add a veteran big man to their roster and there are couple of players who can still go on the market...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 8 hours ago 1,960 reads 4 comments

  2. INSTAGRAM: Ryan Kelly Training MMA in off-Season

    Ryan Kelly had an extremely promising rookie year averaging about eight points and four rebounds in 22 minutes per game. But Kelly knows he has a lot of work to do to turn that promise into production on the floor...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 9 hours ago 638 reads 0 comments

  3. Iggy Azalea Hits Trick Shot at Los Angeles Lakers Facility (Video)

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 9 hours ago 1,190 reads 0 comments

  4. Should the Lakers Trade for Rajon Rondo?

    Jackie MacMullan, the longtime Boston sportswriter and ESPN contributor, revealed this week that Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has told the team he “wants out”, meaning that he has requested a trade from the organization...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 10 hours ago 57 reads 0 comments

  5. Los Angeles Lakers' Paper-Thin Wing Depth Waiting to Be Exposed

    When you can count in your midst one of the two best shooting guards in NBA history, lack of wing depth shouldn’t be very high on the concern scale...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 2 days ago 14,974 reads 53 comments

  6. Do the Los Angeles Lakers Owe Kobe Bryant More in His Final Chapter?

    As Kobe Bryant prepares for the mental, physical and emotional rides sure to follow in his 19th NBA season, it cannot be easy for him to shake one haunting question. Is this it? That's not a confrontation with mortality either...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 days ago 19,242 reads 157 comments

  7. Pros and Cons of Los Angeles Lakers Gambling on Michael Beasley

    From the Miami Heat to the Minnesota Timberwolves . From the Wolves to the desert-based Phoenix Suns . From the Suns back to South Beach and the Heat...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 days ago 34,077 reads 62 comments

  8. NBA2K15: Kobe Bryant, Jeremy Lin Featured in Trailer

    The Los Angeles Lakers are turning over a new leaf heading into the 2014-15 NBA season with many new faces on the roster and on the sidelines...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 days ago 1,005 reads 0 comments

  9. Diagnosing Los Angeles Lakers' Remaining Roster Flaws

    Optimism comes cheaply in August for followers of the Los Angeles Lakers . It should not, however, be confused with reality. Make no mistake: The Lakers of 2014-15 will not be very good...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 4 days ago 19,784 reads 59 comments

  10. NBA Player Spreads Dumb Hoax About a "Real Life Purge"

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 4 days ago 1,005 reads 0 comments

  11. Kobe's Doctor Discusses Lakers Star's Legendary Pain Tolerance

    For a recent SI Longform story, I spoke with Judy Seto, the longtime physical therapist for Kobe Bryant and the Lakers . The excerpts from our conversation focus on Bryant, his recovery and his singular pain tolerance...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 4 days ago 1,595 reads 0 comments

  12. What Are LA Lakers Looking for with Final Offseason Moves?

    Most NBA teams are settling in after an offseason of change or inaction, introducing new faces, welcoming back old ones, giving little or no thought to forthcoming additions and subtractions...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 days ago 33,720 reads 105 comments

  13. What Kobe Bryant Can Learn from Paul Pierce's Ageless Game

    He may be 36 years old and coming off a season fraught with injury, but Kobe Bryant 's superhuman credentials remain as credible as ever...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 4 days ago 16,621 reads 35 comments

  14. Top 5 Reasons Why the Los Angeles Lakers Won't Make the Playoffs This Season

    Despite acquiring a few fresh faces this summer, the Los Angeles Lakers are not prepared to qualify for playoff contention...

    Josh Haar Written by Josh Haar about 4 days ago 2,095 reads 4 comments

  15. Lakers Rumors: Los Angeles Has Better Free-Agent Options Than Michael Beasley

    The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to fill out the remaining spots on their roster before training camp begins, and one player drawing serious interest from the organization again is former Miami Heat forward Michael Beasley...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 4 days ago 9,024 reads 6 comments

  16. Lakers Rumors: Michael Beasley Workout Buzz and What Signing Would Mean for L.A.

    While the frenzy of the summer's free-agent activity may be in the rearview mirror, the process of building a complete squad for the coming season continues for several NBA teams...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 4 days ago 8,578 reads 3 comments

  17. Byron Scott Seeks Return to Traditional Principles

    After experiencing decreasing returns in recent years, the Los Angeles Lakers seem to be making a concerted effort to rebrand themselves. But not in some modernistic, forward-thinking way...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 days ago 5,798 reads 7 comments

  18. Breaking Down the Lakers' Best and Worst Fits in Byron Scott's System

    New Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott has already made it clear how he will run his team. First and foremost comes a fundamental defensive identity and toughness. " Defensive philosophy has to be constant", Scott told Lakers...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 5 days ago 8,645 reads 6 comments

  19. Report: Lakers Work out Michael Beasley Again, Plus 7 Others

    The Los Angeles Lakers held a free agent workout on Wednesday, and Michael Beasley was one of the seven players, according to USA Today's Sam Amick. The Lakers also gave Beasley a look at the end of July...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 5 days ago 7,962 reads 5 comments

  20. Will Steve Nash Be Los Angeles Lakers' Biggest X-Factor in 2014-15?

    Steve Nash still matters to the Los Angeles Lakers . For the most part, this aging and fading 40-year-old star matters because of what he can't do. He has played in only 65 games since 2012-13, including just 15 last season...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 days ago 13,407 reads 70 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant Studying Paul Pierce's Game

    Kobe Bryant is going to be a different player this upcoming season. We may not be watching the explosive reverse dunks of yesteryear. This time, Kobe is 36...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 days ago 4,631 reads 4 comments

  22. Byron Scott: 'I Love Swaggy Coming off the Bench'

    A case could be made that Byron Scott will have the toughest job in the NBA next season. Scott agreed to take on the task of rebuilding the Los Angeles Lakers with a 36-year-old ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 days ago 797 reads 0 comments

  23. Can Steve Nash Erase Stigma of Last Two Seasons?

    At age 40, Steve Nash is entering the final year of his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers and in all likelihood, his last season of basketball. This isn’t how he wanted it to end...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 days ago 3,771 reads 10 comments

  24. What to Expect from Every Los Angeles Lakers Player in 2014-15

    The Los Angeles Lakers have a new look entering the 2014-15 NBA season with players such as Julius Randle, Carlos Boozer and Jeremy Lin officially on board...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 6 days ago 22,125 reads 68 comments

  25. Nick Young's Iggy Azalea Thirst Remains Unquenchable

    It’s difficult to overstate the thirst Swaggy P experiences for his girlfriend on a daily basis. Shipwrecked sailors floating on barrels of jerky are better hydrated than Nick Young is in the presence of Iggy Azalea...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 6 days ago 310,977 reads 121 comments