1. Lakers Trade Rumors: LA Reportedly Would Deal No. 1 Pick in 2016 NBA Draft

    The NBA draft lottery is still two weeks away, but rumors are already swirling regarding what the Los Angeles Lakers will do with the No. 1 pick should the ping-pong balls bounce their way on May 17...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 37 minutes ago 552 reads 4 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant Followed Everywhere by Fans During Disneyland Outing

    The most beloved character at Disneyland? Here are some hints: 1. He's a legend. 2. His name starts with "M." 3. He's a very "animated" guy...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 hour ago 8,802 reads 22 comments

  3. Magic Johnson Says Lakers Should Chase LeBron James, Kevin Durant, DeMar DeRozan

    Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson has gaudy standards for who the storied franchise should chase on the free-agent market this summer...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 day ago 68,566 reads 242 comments

  4. Obama Takes Cue from Kobe, Imitates 'Mamba Out' Mic Drop at WHCD

    President Barack Obama wrapped up his final White House correspondents' dinner speech with quite the sign-off. "Obama out." Yep...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 days ago 147,823 reads 424 comments

  5. Luke Walton Must Introduce the Los Angeles Lakers to Modern NBA Basketball

    The Los Angeles Lakers are at rock bottom but believe they’ve found the coach who can shepherd them back into title contention...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 3 days ago 62,691 reads 158 comments

  6. Luke Walton Brings Fresh Start, Hope for Resurgence to Los Angeles Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers ’ magic was in the air again, and it was electric. For more than six hours Thursday, three men who love the Lakers huddled, bonded ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 days ago 157,384 reads 291 comments

  7. Luke Walton Comments on Becoming Lakers Head Coach, Warriors and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced that they hired former Golden State Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton to be their head coach Friday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 4 days ago 18,705 reads 0 comments

  8. Nick Young Escapes Misspelled Tattoo Thanks to Iggy Azalea

    Ball don't lie, and apparently, neither does ink. What Nick Young apparently meant to express with his prospective "Born Reble" tattoo was his bold nonconformity to authority, social norms and expectations...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 days ago 154,909 reads 40 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant-Signed No. 8 Hardwood from Final Game Listed in NBA Auctions

    No. 8 or No. 24? Countless debate has been waged over which of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant 's jersey numbers should be hung in the rafters of the Staples Center...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 days ago 20,883 reads 33 comments

  10. The Los Angeles Lakers Are Finally Like Everybody Else

    For much, if not all, of their history, the Los Angeles Lakers have been NBA royalty. They've won far more than they've lost, with sharp coaching, revered stars and, above all else, Lady Luck permanently affixed on their shoulders...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 7 days ago 84,484 reads 152 comments

  11. Who's the Best Fit as the Next Coach of the Los Angeles Lakers?

    With Byron Scott relieved of his head coaching duties after a disastrous 2015-16 season, as reported by The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Los Angeles Lakers are in need of a new coach to guide their franchise back to prominence...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 8 days ago 11,490 reads 73 comments

  12. LA Lakers Brass Still Can't See Obvious Path Forward After Byron Scott Firing

    LOS ANGELES — There was a temptation for Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak to keep Byron Scott on as head coach. At least it would've projected some semblance of stability for the proud Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 8 days ago 198,710 reads 209 comments

  13. Luke Walton Named Lakers Head Coach

    The Los Angeles Lakers fired Byron Scott on April 24, but it didn't take them long to find his replacement, as the team announced it has chosen its next head coach. Continue for updates...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 9 days ago 102,663 reads 225 comments

  14. Byron Scott Fired by Lakers: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Los Angeles Lakers   announced they have fired head coach Byron Scott on Sunday following the team's third consecutive season of missing the playoffs. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical initially reported the news, citing sources...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 days ago 123,137 reads 451 comments

  15. Kobe Bryant Learned to Play Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata' for Vanessa by Ear

    Kobe Bryant is not one to take the easy road. Even when it comes to learning to play the piano—which he did by ear. No formal lessons. Why? Well, he wanted to play "something nice" for his wife, Vanessa...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 14 days ago 35,820 reads 57 comments

  16. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers closed out a miserable season on a high note as Kobe Bryant capped his extraordinary career with a 60-point night...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 16 days ago 85,592 reads 234 comments

  17. Bag of Air from Kobe Bryant's Final Career Game Is for Sale

    You might have wondered what the feeling in the air was like at Staples Center for Kobe Bryant 's final career game Wednesday—and now you can know for certain, for a starting bid of $1...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 17 days ago 171,486 reads 114 comments

  18. Kanye Puts the 'I Feel Like Kobe' Shirt He Wore to Kobe's Last Game Up for Sale

    Kanye West passed on the No. 24 jersey and instead opted for his own purple-and-gold threads for Kobe Bryant 's farewell on Wednesday night—and now, you can own it too...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 18 days ago 55,499 reads 90 comments

  19. Byron Scott Comments on Future with Lakers, Fan Criticism and More

    With the confetti now settled following Kobe Bryant 's final game, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott must look to the future and his place with the franchise after posting a 38-126 record over the last two seasons...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 18 days ago 15,806 reads 148 comments

  20. LA Lakers Paid Immeasurable Price for Kobe Bryant's Farewell Tour

    The Los Angeles Lakers closed out their 2015-16 season Wednesday night with perhaps the defining performance of Kobe Bryant ’s career...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 18 days ago 239,318 reads 251 comments

  21. Staples Center Sells Record $1.2 Million of Kobe Bryant Merchandise in Last Game

    Kobe Bryant wasn’t the only one racking up some shocking numbers Wednesday night. During the Los Angeles Lakers star’s final game, the Staples Center sold $1...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 19 days ago 43,226 reads 74 comments

  22. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, April 14, 2016

    Fact: Kobe Bryant (37) is the oldest player in NBA history to score 60 points in a single game. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

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  23. Kobe Bryant's Stats, Highlights and Reaction from Final NBA Game

    Kobe Bryant called it quits Wednesday night in a way only he could. While the Los Angeles Lakers appeared destined for a loss to the Utah Jazz in the final game of the Black ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 20 days ago 77,538 reads 13 comments

  24. Kobe Bryant Puts Exclamation Point on Career with Surreal, Epic Finale

    LOS ANGELES — The last game of Kobe Bryant ’s career—arguably the most lionized in NBA history—began like just about every other game this season: with ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 20 days ago 234,322 reads 488 comments

  25. Fans Across the Globe Send Farewell Messages to Kobe Bryant

    Greatness has no borders. Greatness belongs to no one country. And for the better part of 20 years, greatness has worn purple and gold...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 20 days ago 16,562 reads 21 comments