1. With Lakers' Options Open at No. 2, It's Up to Lonzo Ball to Fulfill His Destiny

    LOS ANGELES — There is a mathematical poetry to the No. 2 Lonzo Ball has worn all of his basketball life and the three consecutive No. 2 picks the Lakers have won in the NBA draft lottery...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 months ago 80,844 reads 0 comments

  2. Magic Johnson Doesn't Commit to Lakers Drafting Lonzo Ball in TMZ Exclusive

    After watching the Los Angeles Lakers lock up the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson didn't offer any clues as to who the team plans on selecting...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 26,591 reads 0 comments

  3. LaVar Ball Says Lakers Make Playoffs Next Year If They Draft Lonzo with 2nd Pick

    LaVar Ball isn't in the business of tempering expectations. Speaking to Lakers Nation's Ryan Ward following the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, the father of heralded prospect ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 64,423 reads 0 comments

  4. Lonzo Ball Will Only Work Out for Lakers Before NBA Draft, Says Father LaVar

    Lonzo Ball may only work out for one team prior to this year's NBA draft . "That's all we working out for is the Lakers," said Lonzo's father, LaVar, per Ryan Ward of Lakers Nation...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 62,213 reads 0 comments

  5. D'Angelo Russell Trade Rumors: Teams Asking Lakers About PG After Draft Lottery

    The Los Angeles Lakers landed the No. 2 pick in Tuesday's NBA draft lottery, and multiple teams responded by "evaluating trade packages for D'Angelo Russell," Jake Fischer of Sports Illustrated reported...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 169,048 reads 0 comments

  6. Magic Johnson After Celtics Land Top Pick in 2017 NBA Draft: 'I Still Hate Them'

    Magic Johnson beat the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals twice during his playing career, but he lost to them during Tuesday's draft lottery...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 76,379 reads 0 comments

  7. Lakers Trade Rumors: Rounding Up Top Buzz Entering 2017 NBA Draft Lottery

    The vibes surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers seem overly positive for a 26-win team. So it goes in the offseason, though, and this time it's hard not to notice those vibes are both infectious and deserved...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 39,094 reads 0 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant Gives Jersey to Family of Teen Killed by Police Officer

    Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant sent an autographed jersey to the brother of Jordan Edwards, an unarmed teenager killed by a police officer in Texas last month, for his birthday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 21,715 reads 0 comments

  9. Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade Reports Before 2017 NBA Draft Lottery

    Tuesday night's NBA draft lottery is huge for the direction of the Los Angeles Lakers , as a top-three pick will land them an elite prospect, while anything outside the top three ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 6,974 reads 0 comments

  10. Everything You Need to Know About Los Angeles Lakers' Crucial Draft Lottery

    LOS ANGELES — On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Lakers will learn their fate. Did their late season, five-game winning streak cost the franchise two first-round picks? The answer will be determined by lottery , with the Lakers owning a 46...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 4 months ago 31,743 reads 0 comments

  11. 2017 NBA Draft: 5 Picks Los Angeles Lakers Should Target Late in 1st Round

    The Los Angeles Lakers are slated to make two selections in the 2017 NBA draft, but they only know the location of one of them. That would be the 28th pick, acquired from the Houston Rockets at the deadline for super-sub Lou Williams...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 4 months ago 36,592 reads 0 comments

  12. Lakers, Suns Say LaVar Ball Won't Impact Lonzo's NBA Draft Stock

    LaVar Ball's antics may prove of little consequence when it comes time for his son Lonzo to enter the NBA ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 45,364 reads 0 comments

  13. If Lakers Keep Their Lottery Pick, Don't Assume They Target Lonzo Ball

    LOS ANGELES — One week from now, "Lakers 2.0," as new general manager Rob Pelinka calls it, will be roaring forward with a new level of optimization and the guarantee of enhanced content in the form of a top-three draft pick…or it won't...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 119,702 reads 0 comments

  14. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Lonzo Ball Rumblings and Upcoming Roster Decisions

    The Los Angeles Lakers head into the first Magic Johnson -led offseason with the franchise icon pulling the personnel strings...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 5 months ago 5,971 reads 0 comments

  15. Inside the L.A. Lakers' Plans to Restructure Front Office

    LOS ANGELES — Days before the February 23rd NBA trade deadline, the Los Angeles Lakers underwent a transformation...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 5 months ago 45,901 reads 0 comments

  16. 5 Biggest Issues Los Angeles Lakers Must Address This Offseason

    Any NBA team that fails to make the playoffs four years running has some issues to address. Such is the case with the Los Angeles Lakers , a team in transition. The Purple and Gold ripped the bandage off in February...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 months ago 23,811 reads 0 comments

  17. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Los Angeles' Offseason Plans

    Like any other franchise watching the playoffs from the couch, the Los Angeles Lakers charge into the offseason with a positive hue cast over every step of the way. But this year simply feels different...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 5 months ago 23,657 reads 0 comments

  18. 6 Low-Cost Targets for Los Angeles Lakers in NBA Free Agency

    The Los Angeles Lakers are stuck in a four-year rut that has redefined the word "struggle" for the historically dominant NBA franchise. Suffice it to say, their free-agency shopping list is extensive...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 months ago 30,125 reads 0 comments

  19. Lakers Reportedly 'Enamored' with Lonzo Ball

    We know LaVar Ball wants his son to play for the Los Angeles Lakers . We know Lonzo Ball wants it too —even if he's more diplomatic than his bombastic father. It appears the Lakers are all-in on the UCLA prospect as well...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 178,068 reads 0 comments

  20. Luol Deng Undergoes Surgery on Pectoral Injury, Expected to Make Full Recovery

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng underwent successful surgery to repair his right pectoral muscle, the team announced Wednesday ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 226 reads 0 comments

  21. Magic Johnson Tells Luke Walton Lakers Will Get 'Top-3 Pick'

    The 2017 NBA draft lottery doesn't occur until May 16, but it appears Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton is already confident the basketball fates will smile upon his club...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 5 months ago 32,556 reads 0 comments

  22. Lakers Fans Recruit Pacers' Paul George at Disneyland

    Los Angeles Lakers fans hoped to woo Paul George by pestering him at Disneyland. With his Indiana Pacers eliminated from the NBA playoffs, the All-Star visited the California theme park...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 49,993 reads 0 comments

  23. Los Angeles Lakers' 2017 Offseason Blueprint

    It's been a while since the NBA offseason was just a period of rest and relaxation for the Los Angeles Lakers to unwind after another lengthy playoff run...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 months ago 15,498 reads 0 comments

  24. Lonzo Ball Compares His Game to Magic Johnson, Talks Possibly Playing for Lakers

    Lonzo Ball , one of the top talents in this year's NBA draft, spoke with Shams Charania of The Vertical about Magic Johnson's influence on his game and his desire to play for his hometown Los Angeles Lakers , among other topics...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 months ago 6,999 reads 0 comments

  25. Breaking Down the Los Angeles Lakers' Potential Path to Paul George

    LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, the Indiana Pacers were eliminated from the postseason in four games by the Cleveland Cavaliers , 106-102...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 5 months ago 72,644 reads 0 comments