1. Lakers News: Latest on Kobe Bryant's Injury, Julius Randle's Role and More

    It's high time for optimism surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers . Preseason results don't matter, but the performances and lessons learned within each exhibition sure do...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 months ago 4,565 reads 2 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Leg and Return

    Kobe Bryant suffered a leg injury in the Los Angeles Lakers ' preseason clash against the Sacramento Kings on Oct. 13, when he took a knee to his calf in the third quarter. Though he left under his own power, NBA ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 92,187 reads 161 comments

  3. Lakers News: Complete Roster Projections with Cuts Looming

    The Los Angeles Lakers have a retooled roster that will need to be whittled down to 15 players before the 2015-16 NBA season tips off...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 5,670 reads 5 comments

  4. Brandon Bass Injury: Updates on Lakers Forward's Knee and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Bass will miss his team’s preseason contest Thursday against the Toronto Raptors after suffering a knee injury, but he has avoided a serious setback...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 4,081 reads 12 comments

  5. D'Angelo Russell Injury: Updates on Lakers Guard's Glute and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell suffered a bruised glute during the team's Oct. 6 exhibition game after falling hard while trying to contest a shot at the rim and suffering a bruised glute ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 35,048 reads 114 comments

  6. Julius Randle Mercilessly Blocks Kid's Shot at a Hawaii Boys and Girls Club

    Julius Randle isn't one to let a kid ball him up. The Los Angeles Lakers forward was playing a game of one-on-one at a Hawaii Boys & Girls Club when his opponent—just a few feet his junior—got a little bold and went for the rim...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 20,416 reads 30 comments

  7. Lakers News: Latest on Kevin Durant's Free Agency, Kobe Bryant's Move to SF

    After losing a franchise-worst 61 games last season, the Los Angeles Lakers are looking for reasons to remain optimistic entering the 2015-16 campaign. Fortunately for the Purple and Gold, two pieces of news could have their stock trending up...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 4,171 reads 3 comments

  8. What If Phil's Right? Beck's Possible Landing Spots for Kobe in 2016

    During a New York Knicks press conference on September 25, former Los Angeles Lakers head coach current Knicks president Phil Jackson made some very controversial comments on Kobe Bryant 's future...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 8 months ago 13,901 reads 83 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant Plans to Retire with Lakers, Won't Play for Other Teams

    Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant isn't ready to announce what his future holds beyond the 2015-16 season. The team legend does know he has no interest in leaving the Lakers to chase a championship with another organization, though...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 42,970 reads 111 comments

  10. Lakers Media Day 2015: Top Interviews, Photos, Video and Reaction

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' media day took place Monday at the Toyota Sports Center ahead of a 2015-16 season with a squad that sports a retooled roster and resultant uncertainty—but also plenty of excitement...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 20,376 reads 36 comments

  11. Paul Pierce Says It Will Be Tough for Kobe Bryant to Accept Reduced Role

    Paul Pierce seems to be very aware the end of his career is approaching, even going so far as to say he will probably retire if the Los Angeles Clippers win a championship this season, according to ESPN...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 130,010 reads 342 comments

  12. Kobe Bryant's Shoulder, Potential Minutes Restriction Discussed by Mitch Kupchak

    The past few years of Los Angeles Lakers basketball hasn't quite resembled the brand that made the franchise so famous...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 months ago 8,801 reads 43 comments

  13. Metta World Peace to Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

    After spending a year-and-a-half away from the NBA , Metta World Peace will make his return to the league in 2015-16. The 35-year-old small forward signed with the Los Angeles Lakers , the team announced Thursday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 71,334 reads 159 comments

  14. Jordan Clarkson: 'I've Got a Chip on My Shoulder' Heading into Next Season

    LOS ANGELES — In some respects, Jordan Clarkson has already arrived. The 23-year-old University of Missouri product earned first-team All-Rookie honors last season while bringing hope to forlorn fans of the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 months ago 35,095 reads 40 comments

  15. Byron Scott Discusses Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, Analytics and More

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott did not have a strong debut season with the franchise, winning just 21 games, but that doesn't mean the 54-year-old has dampened his optimism heading into 2015-16...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 23,244 reads 150 comments

  16. Superfans vs. Haters: 2015-16 LA Lakers Season Preview

    Make way for the 2015-16 Los Angeles Lakers . They're going...somewhere. Though the Lakers' 2015 offseason wasn't perfect, it was eventful. They drafted D'Angelo Russell, traded for Roy Hibbert and signed Brandon Bass and Lou Williams...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 14,126 reads 84 comments

  17. Robert Upshaw to Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Some expected Robert Upshaw to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers after playing for their NBA Summer League outfit, but the two sides made it official Monday, per the team's official ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 months ago 48,901 reads 174 comments

  18. D'Angelo Russell Comments on Lakers' Playoff Chances, Rookie of the Year Hopes

    D'Angelo Russell is the most important player on the Los Angeles Lakers roster heading into his rookie season. That's a lot of pressure to put on a 19-year-old who has never played in an official NBA game, but the No...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 33,858 reads 206 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant Is About to Enter the Most Challenging Season of His 20-Year Career

    If you hang around the NBA anywhere near as long as Kobe Bryant has, you're bound to run into your fair share of obstacles...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 9 months ago 62,203 reads 256 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant Receives His Lowest 'NBA 2K' Player Rating Yet

    Among Kobe Bryant 's career milestones is having appeared in every NBA 2K game to date. But in the upcoming NBA 2K16 edition, the Black Mamba's player rating of 85 is his lowest yet...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 9 months ago 408,665 reads 695 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal Comment on Lakers, Relationship, Regrets

    The blood feud between Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant has long been buried, but the two have managed to avoid a one-on-one sit-down in which they publicly discussed what went wrong in Los Angeles —until now ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 months ago 352,181 reads 293 comments

  22. Could Metta World Peace Actually Help the Los Angeles Lakers?

    The Los Angeles Lakers have shopped for everything this summer: prospects and veterans, scorers and stoppers, notable names and less heralded ones. Now, they might be ready to give Peace a chance...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 9 months ago 97,492 reads 184 comments

  23. How the NBA Has Changed Around Kobe Bryant—And How Kobe Hasn't

    Kobe Bryant has been the unmoving eye of the NBA hurricane for 19 seasons—its stubborn, static center orbited violently by a maelstrom of change...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 9 months ago 149,175 reads 231 comments

  24. Lakers Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Robert Upshaw and Team Workouts

    Despite a wealth of notable additions giving the Los Angeles Lakers a strong veteran-prospect balance, it seems like general manager Mitch Kupchak isn't done just yet...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 9 months ago 23,001 reads 9 comments

  25. Michael Frazier to Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

    The Los Angeles Lakers added a bit of depth to their backcourt Sunday after signing Michael Frazier. Frazier's agent, Matt Ramker , confirmed the deal. Basketball Insiders' Alex Kennedy reported the contract is for two years...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 21,331 reads 12 comments