1. Los Angeles Lakers May Actually Fight for a Playoff Spot This Season

    LOS ANGELES — When the Los Angeles Lakers first convened for training camp in late September, center Timofey Mozgov came with a clear goal (and question) for the team...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 3 days ago 37,617 reads 100 comments

  2. Nick Young Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Calf and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers swingman Nick Young suffered a right calf strain on Nov. 29 against the New Orleans Pelicans . It is unclear when he will return. Continue for updates. Latest on Young's Timeline to Return Saturday, Dec...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 20,919 reads 60 comments

  3. Lakers Offering More Than Words in Effort to Heal Los Angeles' Racial Divide

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The cops, with their natty reversible "LAPD" jerseys worn with the white on the outside, started warming up at the east basket...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 days ago 34,778 reads 4 comments

  4. Lakers Guard Jordan Clarkson Wears Kilt After Game vs. Hawks

    The NBA is unlike any other professional sports league when it comes to players flaunting their personal styles...

    Aaron Siegal-Eisman Written by Aaron Siegal-Eisman about 6 days ago 12,523 reads 6 comments

  5. Lakers News: Latest on D'Angelo Russell Injury, Julius Randle and More

    It seems like a long time ago that the Golden State Warriors blew away the young Los Angeles Lakers in back-to-back games. Reality check—it was just last week...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 days ago 4,251 reads 1 comments

  6. Injuries Are Derailing the Los Angeles Lakers' Hot Start

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers stunned the Golden State Warriors in early November with a 117-97 victory...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 8 days ago 25,565 reads 77 comments

  7. Julius Randle Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Hip and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle hadn't played since Nov. 22 while dealing with a hip injury. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates. Randle Active vs...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 8,950 reads 12 comments

  8. Lakers News: Latest on Nick Young's Resurgence, D'Angelo Russell's Injury, More

    The Los Angeles Lakers moved back above .500 on Tuesday night as Nick Young buried a long-range three-pointer with five seconds left to stun the Oklahoma City Thunder . The victory moved the Lake Show to 8-7 as L...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 11 days ago 1,455 reads 0 comments

  9. Nick Young Hits Game-Winning 3 vs. OKC, Does D'Angelo Russell's 'Ice' Gesture

    This was Nick Young at his finest. With time winding down in the fourth quarter and his team trailing the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-108 on Tuesday night, Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 12 days ago 8,464 reads 4 comments

  10. D'Angelo Russell Injury: Updates on Lakers Guard's Knee and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell is dealing with a sore left knee that required a platelet-rich plasma injection. It is uncertain when he will return to action. Continue for updates...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 12 days ago 19,754 reads 52 comments

  11. Baby Lakers Showing the Franchise There's More Than 1 Way to Build a Team

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers ' recipe for rebuilding was never supposed to include lemons...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 12 days ago 82,985 reads 104 comments

  12. Lakers News: Latest on D'Angelo Russell's Injury, Ivica Zubac and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Chicago Bulls 118-110 at home Sunday night, with Jimmy Butler carving up the Lakers defense for a game-high 40 points...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 13 days ago 5,331 reads 0 comments

  13. D'Angelo Russell Injury: Updates on Lakers Guard's Knee and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell missed one game after battling the effects of left knee soreness. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates. Russell Active vs...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 16 days ago 18,670 reads 21 comments

  14. Do the Los Angeles Lakers Have the Best Bench in the NBA?

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers survived the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night, 125-118, winning their seventh game in 12 tries. Last season's 17-win Lakers didn't notch their seventh victory until New Year's Day...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 18 days ago 31,519 reads 18 comments

  15. Lakers News: Latest Comments on D'Angelo Russell's Rise, Victory vs. Nets, More

    The Los Angeles Lakers were expected to make progress this season after an extended rebuild that coincided with the final years of Kobe Bryant 's career. The first 12 games of the campaign suggest the learning curve might not be as steep as expected...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 18 days ago 2,657 reads 0 comments

  16. UNINTERRUPTED: Nick Young Explains How God Gave Him the 'Swaggy P' Nickname

    Los Angeles Lakers swingman Nick Young explained on the Open Run podcast on the UNINTERRUPTED Podcast Network how he got the nickname "Swaggy P...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 20 days ago 2,324 reads 1 comments

  17. 3 Players Who Still Have to Step Up for Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers have outperformed low expectations in the early stages of the 2016-17 season, but there's still plenty of room for improvement, especially for specific players...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 20 days ago 26,409 reads 31 comments

  18. Luke Walton Takes Charge While Playing Defense in Lakers Practice

    Luke Walton is leading the Los Angeles Lakers by example, teaching his young players the value of flopping. During a recent practice, the 36-year-old head coach held his own against the team's big men...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 24 days ago 13,287 reads 7 comments

  19. Julius Randle's Emergence Energizing the Los Angeles Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — The 2015-16 Los Angeles Lakers finally notched their fourth victory in a desolate 17-win season on Dec. 15, cruising past the Milwaukee Bucks behind 22 points from All-Star Kobe Bryant ...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 25 days ago 20,922 reads 25 comments

  20. Metta World Peace Tweets About a World Where He's President

    At least some good came out of this election cycle. Thanks to Metta World Peace , anyone not enamored with the actual U.S. presidential candidates can travel to a magical universe where the mercurial NBA player is commander in chief...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 26 days ago 38,466 reads 47 comments

  21. Diagnosing LA Lakers' Remaining Flaws

    The Los Angeles Lakers are just seven games into the 2016-17 NBA season, but they've already used more competitive lineups than the underperforming units they trundled out over the past three years...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 27 days ago 46,139 reads 85 comments

  22. Larry Nance Jr. Injury: Updates on Lakers Forward's Concussion and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. suffered a concussion Nov. 6 against the Phoenix Suns . However, he's been cleared to return to action. Continue for updates. Nance Cleared to Play vs...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 9,496 reads 14 comments

  23. Tangible Signs of Improvement Are Everywhere for LA Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant led the Los Angeles Lakers with 27 points and 12 rebounds in a February 4, 2016, road win over the New Orleans Pelicans . It was nine months before the Lakers won another road game...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 1 month ago 24,544 reads 30 comments