1. Agent Rob Pelinka Is a Shrewd Gamble for Los Angeles Lakers General Manager Job

    LOS ANGELES — As president of the National Basketball Players Association, Derek Fisher was tasked with guiding his constituents through a difficult battle with the league...

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  2. Lakers Reportedly Agree to Contract Buyout with Jose Calderon

    The Los Angeles Lakers and veteran point guard Jose Calderon have reportedly agreed to a buyout that would make him a free agent, the Lakers announced on Tuesday. ESPN's Marc Stein was the first to report the news on Feb...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 15 hours ago 1,709 reads 0 comments

  3. LA Lakers Player Grades Heading into NBA Stretch Run

    Following the All-Star Game, the Los Angeles Lakers endured a week filled with change. Earvin " Magic " Johnson took over as the team's new president of basketball operations, ...

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  4. Grading the Los Angeles Lakers' Trade Deadline Performance

    The Los Angeles Lakers were arguably the most active team at the trade deadline, but some of their biggest moves didn’t involve trades. Primarily, they overhauled their front office...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 days ago 20,632 reads 0 comments

  5. New Lakers Regime Now Faces Difficult but Doable Path to Paul George

    LOS ANGELES — There wasn't enough time left in the season—or talent left on the roster—for the Boston Celtics to confidently deal for Paul George at Thursday's NBA trade deadline...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 days ago 145,927 reads 0 comments

  6. Lakers Trade Rumors: Reviewing Latest Chatter on 2017 Deadline Day

    The Los Angeles Lakers didn't land DeMarcus Cousins —and apparently they didn't want to, in a rather surprising turn of events for the storied franchise...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 5 days ago 29,301 reads 0 comments

  7. Lakers Trade Rumors: Nick Young Reportedly Placed on Trade Block

    The Los Angeles Lakers already traded Lou Williams on Tuesday, per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, and are reportedly attempting to move veteran Nick Young as well in an effort to bolster their rebuild...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 52,314 reads 0 comments

  8. Lakers Trade Rumors: Hottest Reports Surrounding Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Lakers —unlike past marches to the trade deadline—have had an eventful few days. This isn't a case of tempered expectations, either. The Lakers have actually made some moves, in the front office and out...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 days ago 8,715 reads 0 comments

  9. Lakers Trade Rumors: Paul George Reportedly Targeted by Magic Johnson

    Although Magic Johnson is still getting acclimated to his new job with the Los Angeles Lakers as president of basketball operations, he is apparently trying to make a big splash before Thursday's 3 p...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 days ago 100,729 reads 0 comments

  10. Lakers Rumors: Trade Buzz Surrounding Nick Young, Brandon Ingram and More

    So, the Los Angeles Lakers have been busy. On Tuesday, team governor Jeanie Buss announced that Lakers legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson was taking over as president of basketball operations...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 days ago 15,632 reads 0 comments

  11. Byron Scott Says Lakers Can Win NBA Title Within 5 Years with Magic Johnson

    Former player and coach of the Los Angeles Lakers Byron Scott believes Magic Johnson is the man who can turn around the franchise...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 days ago 9,333 reads 0 comments

  12. Despite Swift Changes, Patience Will Be a Virtue for Lakers in Magic Johnson Era

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Magic Johnson has waited a long, long time for this. Taking a break late Tuesday afternoon after talking to 10 NBA general managers (with three more ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 days ago 43,695 reads 0 comments

  13. Lou Williams Traded to Rockets; Lakers Receive Corey Brewer, Draft Pick

    In the midst of a rebuild, the Los Angeles Lakers made a move to bolster their asset stockpile Tuesday when they traded Sixth Man of the Year candidate Lou Williams to the Houston ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 days ago 174,187 reads 0 comments

  14. Lakers Trade Rumors: Hornets Reportedly 'Aggressively Pursuing' Lou Williams

    Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Lou Williams has been a hot trade candidate in advance of the NBA 's Feb. 23 deadline, and a new suitor has reportedly emerged for his services...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 days ago 8,890 reads 0 comments

  15. Magic Johnson's Old Tweets Gain New Life After Lakers Name Him Executive

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced a major front-office shakeup Tuesday when they officially named Magic Johnson president of basketball operations...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 7 days ago 259 reads 0 comments

  16. Jeanie Buss, Magic Johnson Discuss Lakers' Future After Front Office Restructure

    Los Angeles Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss and new president of basketball operations Magic Johnson appeared Tuesday on Spectrum SportsNet to discuss the decision-making that led to ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 days ago 11,777 reads 0 comments

  17. Lakers Trade Rumors: Examining Top Buzz After NBA All-Star Weekend 2017

    As NBA trade deadline rumors continue to circulate, the Los Angeles Lakers front office went through significant changes on Tuesday. According to NBA...

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  18. Magic Johnson Wants Kobe Bryant to Return to Lakers in Player Relations Role

    After the Los Angeles Lakers announced Tuesday they hired Magic Johnson to be their president of basketball operations, an official return for Kobe Bryant may be in the works as well...

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  19. Magic Johnson Leaves ESPN to Become Lakers President of Basketball Operations

    After officially joining the Los Angeles Lakers front office, Magic Johnson will not be able to fulfill his duties at ESPN...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 days ago 8,162 reads 0 comments

  20. Magic Johnson's Old Tweets Gain New Life After Lakers Name Him Executive

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced a major front-office shake-up Tuesday when they named Magic Johnson president of basketball operations...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 7 days ago 21,226 reads 0 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant's Agent, Rob Pelinka, Reportedly Will Be New Lakers GM

    The Los Angeles Lakers will be turning to a familiar face in their search for a new general manager, as Kobe Bryant 's agent, Rob Pelinka, is reportedly set to be hired...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 days ago 92,115 reads 0 comments

  22. Lakers Name Magic Johnson President of Basketball Operations, Fire Mitch Kupchak

    Magic Johnson was named president of basketball operations by the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday after returning to the organization as an adviser earlier in the month. According to NBA ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 days ago 283,445 reads 0 comments

  23. Lakers Rumors: Top Trade Gossip from 2017 NBA All-Star Break

    The Sacramento Kings pulled off one of the more baffling deals in recent memory during the All-Star break, sending DeMarcus Cousins (26 years old, 27.8 points, 10.7 rebounds and 1...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 7 days ago 4,637 reads 0 comments

  24. Ranking Last-Minute NBA Trade Deadline Targets for the L.A. Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers won't make the playoffs this year and are a long shot to qualify next season, too. Their first-round pick in the 2017 draft is headed to the Philadelphia 76ers if it lands outside the top three...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 7 days ago 18,659 reads 0 comments

  25. Lakers Trade Rumors: Lou Williams Reportedly Drawing Interest from Jazz

    The Utah Jazz occupy the No. 5 seed in the Western Conference and are reportedly looking to add some firepower to their backcourt for the stretch run. Ian Begley of ESPN...

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