1. Los Angeles Lakers Must Turn Free-Agent Focus to Filling Obvious Hole at Center

    The official start of NBA free agency has arrived and the Los Angeles Lakers are hard at work looking to plug a gaping frontcourt hole. Time is somewhat relative, as 12:01 am ET Wednesday also means 9:01 pm Tuesday on the west coast...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 hours ago 4,469 reads 20 comments

  2. Report: Kobe Expected to Be Part of Aldridge Meeting

    The Los Angeles Laker are set to meet with unrestricted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge once free agency begins at 9pm PT tonight...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 15 hours ago 1,312 reads 0 comments

  3. Lakers Rumors: Latest News on LaMarcus Aldridge and More as Free Agency Nears

    The Los Angeles Lakers are back. Of course, it takes faith in a few offerings from the rumor mill to believe so...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 17 hours ago 7,194 reads 1 comments

  4. Report: Lakers, Mavs, Bucks Eye Shumpert

    The Lakers , Mavericks and Bucks are interested in Iman Shumpert, sources tell Chris Broussard of ESPN.com.....

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 20 hours ago 248 reads 0 comments

  5. Los Angeles Lakers rookie D'Angelo Russell has eye on NBA trophies

    A half hour before D'Angelo Russell was introduced to local media at the Los Angeles Lakers ' practice facility here Monday, the team's No. 2 overall pick in last week's draft stood in the second-floor office of team president Jeanie Buss...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 21 hours ago 55 reads 2 comments

  6. How Does Drafting D'Angelo Russell Impact the Lakers' Free-Agency Plan?

    The Los Angeles Lakers have an enticing free-agency sales pitch this summer. No. 2 pick D'Angelo Russell is the most NBA -ready point guard in this year's draft class and will make everyone around him better...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 23 hours ago 16,783 reads 68 comments

  7. Lakers' Next Step in Rebuild May Be Leading Them on Path to LaMarcus Aldridge

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — You lower your standards in so many ways when things get rough. You don't even realize the slippage most of the time...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 day ago 130,693 reads 365 comments

  8. Lakers Rumors: DeAndre Jordan, DeMarcus Cousins Potential Trade and More Buzz

    The Los Angeles Lakers remain one of the most intriguing teams this offseason. They surprised a lot of folks by drafting D'Angelo Russell with the No...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 16,860 reads 4 comments

  9. Rumor: Aldridge 'Leaning Toward' Signing with LA

    The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to build a roster that can compete right out of the gate next season. The storied franchise might not be an immediate contender, but they'll have the building blocks in place to compete in the near future...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 day ago 12,482 reads 0 comments

  10. Best Potential Free-Agent Centers for Los Angeles Lakers to Replace Jordan Hill

    He came. He saw. But he didn't quite conquer. In fairness, Jordan Hill made a strong impact with the Los Angeles Lakers , particularly during his last two seasons with the club...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 day ago 51,837 reads 120 comments

  11. Could Jimmy Butler Join Kobe Bryant and the Lakers on a 1-Year Deal?

    Jimmy Butler is one of the most sought-after free agents in 2015, with a qualifying offer standing between the Bulls and Butler's other interested parties...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 day ago 2,683 reads 1 comments

  12. Report: Lakers Decline Hill's $9M Option

    JUNE 29TH, 2:08pm: The team has told Hill it won't be picking up his option, league sources said to Shams Charania of RealGM (on Twitter)...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 day ago 124 reads 0 comments

  13. Realistic Expectations for D'Angelo Russell's Rookie Season with the L.A. Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers shook up the 2015 NBA draft lottery by selecting Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell at No. 2, and now they hope to send shock waves around the Western Conference with their new prodigy...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 2 days ago 30,569 reads 138 comments

  14. Listen: Lakers Looking to Make Big Splash in FA

    B/R Senior NBA Writer Kevin Ding says Lakers motto is "Have Cap Space, Will Spend". "The NBA Sunday Tip" with Howard Beck and Ethan Skolnick airs Sundays from 9-11am ET on Bleacher ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 days ago 1,027 reads 0 comments

  15. Lakers News: Buzz Surrounding DeAndre Jordan, LaMarcus Aldridge and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers have found themselves in more than their fair share of headlines heading into what they surely hope will be a transformative summer after two seasons spent in the NBA 's basement...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 2 days ago 4,569 reads 1 comments

  16. NBA's New TV Deal Will Affect Lakers' Free Agency

    The phone calls between NBA executives and agents will soon become endless both late at night and early in the morning...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 days ago 1,403 reads 0 comments

  17. D'Angelo Russell Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Lakers PG

    Point guard D'Angelo Russell already has Los Angeles Lakers fans buzzing after being selected with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft, but that could be short-lived due to L...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 days ago 3,414 reads 4 comments

  18. Why Robert Upshaw Can Be Steal of the 2015 NBA Draft for Los Angeles Lakers

    Robert Upshaw is a 7-foot, shot-blocking savant. Dare to encroach upon his paint, and he will crush you...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 days ago 124,639 reads 201 comments

  19. Jeanie Buss Usher in 'Different Generation'

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 days ago 601 reads 0 comments

  20. Lakers Rumors: L.A. Preparing 4-Year, $80M Offer for LaMarcus Aldridge

    At the 2015 NBA Draft this past week, the Los Angeles Lakers selected D'Angelo Russell, Larry Nance Jr. and Anthony Brown...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 1,780 reads 0 comments

  21. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Marc Gasol, Tobias Harris and More

    Squint, and it seems like it's easy to see what the Los Angeles Lakers have in mind when it comes to the rebuilding process...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 days ago 17,562 reads 3 comments

  22. Kobe on If Next Season Is Last: 'I'm Not Benjamin Button'

    Coming out of the NBA Draft, much of the focus has been on the future of the Los Angeles Lakers as they seem to be setting themselves up nicely for life after Kobe Bryant . When that post-Kobe life will begin is still up in the air, however...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 273 reads 0 comments

  23. Kobe Replies to Nance Jr's Tweet from 2012

    Lakers star Kobe Bryant said he has communicated with one of the team's first-round draft picks, Larry Nance Jr., about a tweet Nance posted in 2012 that referred to a sexual-assault case involving Bryant...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 424 reads 0 comments

  24. D'Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson Pairing Can Unlock L.A. Lakers' Future

    The Los Angeles Lakers are somehow getting younger and growing up before our eyes at the very same time. Thursday's selection of guard D'Angelo Russell with the No...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 4 days ago 100,761 reads 240 comments

  25. Kupchak Compares Julius Randle to Lamar Odom

    Heading into 2014-15 season, Julius Randle was viewed as a potential future cornerstone for the Los Angeles Lakers . Unfortunately after breaking his leg in the season opener, Randle's season was lost and he spent all year rehabbing his injury...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 4 days ago 3,440 reads 0 comments