1. Can Jordan Hill Handle Wear and Tear of Being a Starting Center?

    Coming off a career season, Jordan Hill was given a hefty raise by the Los Angeles Lakers with a new two-year deal worth $18 million. While Hill’s stats of 9.7 points and 7...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 13,704 reads 92 comments

  2. Early Win-Loss Predictions for Los Angeles Lakers Next Season

    The rebuild rolls on as the Los Angeles Lakers struck out in free agency this summer. Saying they struck out may be a bit harsh, as they did scrape some decent value out of the bargain bin—let's call it a bloop single...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 1 month ago 17,238 reads 107 comments

  3. Jenkins: Scott Hire Is Big Risk, Big Reward

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Byron Scott posed on the court at Lakers headquarters Tuesday flanked by Showtime groomsmen Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 2,078 reads 1 comments

  4. Lakers Fans Praise Hiring of Byron Scott

    Byron Scott gave his first news conference as Lakers head coach Tuesday, to the excitement of many fans on Twitter...

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  5. Video: Lakers Introduce Byron Scott

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  6. Magic Johnson: 'It Messes Up My Whole Year When the Lakers Are Not Successful'

    Dating back to their 1947 establishment in Minneapolis, the Los Angeles Lakers have won an NBA championship roughly once every four years. There are a couple of ways one could process this information...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 month ago 87,660 reads 184 comments

  7. Takeaways from Byron Scott's Introduction as Los Angeles Lakers Coach

    At long last, the Los Angeles Lakers have their coach for the 2014-15 season. The hiring process took a long time, even if the man who ended up with the job was widely considered the top candidate for quite a few weeks...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 35,335 reads 169 comments

  8. Image: Magic, Kareem Help Introduce Scott

    The Los Angeles Lakers introduced head coach Byron Scott on Tuesday, and Hall of Famers Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabaar and Jamaal Wilkes were on hand to support their former Showtime teammate...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 3,210 reads 3 comments

  9. Byron Scott Officially Introduced as Head Coach

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  10. What Will Make Steve Nash's Final NBA Season with Los Angeles Lakers a Success?

    It's a rare player who gets to write the ending to his own NBA story, but if Steve Nash plays a few things right in this, his final season, there's a good chance his last chapter will be one he's happy with...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 11,385 reads 71 comments

  11. Byron Scott Always Saw Something Special in Kobe

    There was once an 18-year-old who scored 24 points against the Golden State Warriors , a kid trying to make his way on one of the most influential franchises of all time...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 1,787 reads 0 comments

  12. Byron Scott Hire Puts Major Pressure on Kobe Bryant to Thrive Next Season

    Once the Los Angeles Lakers hired Byron Scott, Kobe Bryant 's self-made and pundit-produced burdens became that much heavier. Pressure is unavoidable for the Black Mamba because of who he is and what's expected of him...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 9,757 reads 34 comments

  13. Lakers' Roster Climbs to 12 with Monday Signing of Wesley Johnson

    The Lakers officially increased their roster to 12 on Monday with the re-signing of forward Wesley Johnson.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 2,059 reads 4 comments

  14. Scott not wasting time: Lakers must play D

    Byron Scott had to wait nearly three months to learn the Los Angeles Lakers had chosen him to be their next head coach.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 16 reads 0 comments

  15. What Will Byron Scott's Coaching Staff Look Like for Lakers?

    It took the Los Angeles Lakers three long months to name their new head coach, but the final result was hardly a surprise. As long expected, Byron Scott is the team’s new sideline leader...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 23,271 reads 46 comments

  16. Lakers News: Rounding Up Latest Roster Buzz with Byron Scott on Board

    After a lengthy wait, the Los Angeles Lakers finally have direction. Granted, the objective Mitch Kupchak and Co...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 1,099 reads 1 comments

  17. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Los Angeles Lakers' 2014-15 Season

    Byron Scott's back. Nick Young, Jordan Hill, Xavier Henry and Ryan Kelly are, too. Kobe Bryant will be. Steve Nash might be. Pau Gasol won't be. Jeremy Lin, Carlos Boozer, Julius Randle and Ed Davis are all first-timers...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 5,818 reads 11 comments

  18. Will the Los Angeles Lakers Be Better Than Expected Next Season?

    Looking at the Los Angeles Lakers ' offseason, their intentions are clear: preserve money, grind out 2014-15 and entrust future standing to free agency. Figuring out what such cap conservation means for 2014-15 itself is less explicit...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 4,501 reads 15 comments

  19. Why Byron Scott Won't Help the Lakers Win This Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers aren't built to heed Byron Scott's first demand as head coach. Scott told ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne on Monday that his players "better be ready to play some defense...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 1 month ago 684 reads 1 comments

  20. Nash Believes This Will Be His Last NBA Season

    As he has labored tirelessly through back pain for the last two years, Steve Nash all but confirmed the obvious when looking ahead on what the last year of his $9.7 million with the Lakers will mean for his NBA future...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 1,167 reads 4 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant Supports New Coach Byron Scott

    When Kobe Bryant was a rookie, fresh out of high school, he confined in a veteran talent on the Los Angeles Lakers roster. That player was none other than Byron Scott, who the Los Angeles Lakers hired as their newest head coach this past weekend...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 995 reads 0 comments

  22. Predicting Los Angeles Lakers' Opening Night Lineup Under Byron Scott

    And just like that, Byron Scott 's honeymoon with the Los Angeles Lakers is officially over. True, said honeymoon lasted all of about 3.4 seconds, but that's a lifetime in Laker Land...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 42,009 reads 80 comments

  23. Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade and Free-Agent Chatter Surrounding Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Lakers finished last season with an abysmal 27-55 record, but an offseason full of changes has led to even more rumors surrounding what the franchise still may do via trade or on the free-agency market...

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  24. 'Drew' Legend Young Looks Forward to Season

    Nick Young's popularity around the NBA has grown thanks in part to his self-appointed "Swaggy P" nickname...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 2,284 reads 1 comments

  25. Byron Scott Says Los Angeles Lakers 'Better Be Ready to Play Some Defense'

    Byron Scott is wasting little time in reminding the Los Angeles Lakers there are two sides to every basketball court...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 70,344 reads 249 comments