1. Kobe Bryant on Setbacks: 'Overcoming Is Part of the Deal'

    The last two years have been rough to say the least for Kobe Bryant . As if going down with a torn Achilles tendon back in 2013 wasn't bad enough for a player over 30, Kobe suffered ...

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  2. Los Angeles Lakers' Jordan Hill Will Have an Expanded Role

    When the Los Angeles Lakers re-sign big man Jordan Hill to a two-year, $18 million deal, many rolled their eyes. Hill has not averaged double figures in scoring or grabbed more than 7...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 1,105 reads 0 comments

  3. What Will This Season Look Like for Carlos Boozer?

    After being claimed from the Chicago Bulls off amnesty waivers this summer, Carlos Boozer faces an uncertain future with his new team—the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 2,964 reads 11 comments

  4. Julius Randle Shouldn't Start, Yet

    Julius Randle shouldn't start. Rookie players come off of a long year. They have the NCAA season. Most prospects play in the NCAA tournament. They all take part in NBA workouts, the NBA draft, and an NBA Summer Pro League...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 688 reads 5 comments

  5. Byron Scott Already Hard at Work for Lakers

    Byron Scott's recent rebuilding project didn't go so well. He was hired in 2010 by the Cleveland Cavaliers and two weeks into his tenure watched as the reigning MVP decided to leave for Miami ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 2,617 reads 2 comments

  6. Los Angeles Lakers: Predictions for the Frontcourt in 2014-15

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  7. Can the LA Lakers Make the Playoffs This Season?

    Training camp is around the corner for the Los Angeles Lakers , and there are important questions to be answered...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 17,047 reads 123 comments

  8. Diagnosing LA Lakers' Weakest Link in 2014-15

    Coming off one of their most miserable seasons in franchise history, the Los Angeles Lakers are set to have another down year in 2014-15...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 1 month ago 9,338 reads 26 comments

  9. Are the Lakers Planning on Stealing Goran Dragic or Eric Bledsoe from the Suns?

    ESPN.com's Marc Stein reported today that the Los Angeles Lakers may be pushing to acquire either Goran Dragic or Eric Bledsoe next season should they become free agents and choose to leave the Phoenix Suns ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 26,553 reads 57 comments

  10. Blueprint for Julius Randle to Earn Starting Role with Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers enter the 2014-15 season as a team in flux. A slew of new faces are in the fold, including head coach Byron Scott, so the starting lineup and optimal rotation are far from set...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 1 month ago 12,658 reads 23 comments

  11. 6 Things Los Angeles Lakers Must Figure Out Before Start of 2014-15 Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the most storied franchises in the NBA , but they enter the 2014-15 season with more questions than answers...

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  12. Kobe Bryant's Battle with Father Time Is a Must-See NBA Story

    Evidently, Kobe Bryant is not a Dylan Thomas fan. We can forgive No. 24 if he's not up on his 20th-century Welsh poetry, but you'd have thought the famous opening stanza from ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 30,229 reads 116 comments

  13. Lakers Officially Choose Not to Stretch Out Nash's Salary

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  14. Lakers' Swaggy P Demonstrates Unique Joy Needed in Dog Days of NBA Offseason

    LOS ANGELES — I just had a dream about Swaggy P, and I'm curious what that might mean. A little worried what that might mean, actually...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 52,192 reads 220 comments

  15. Jennings: Kobe's Numbers 'Should Be Retired Throughout the NBA'

    Brandon Jennings is a huge Kobe Bryant fan and recently went as far as saying that the five-time champion is “really the greatest ever” ahead of Michael Jordan.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 929 reads 1 comments

  16. Why Kobe Bryant Will Still Be the Best Shooting Guard in the League

    The last time Kobe Bryant played a full (or relatively full) season, he completed one of his most impressive seasons.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 2,106 reads 1 comments

  17. Could Lakers Pursue Blatche or O'Neal?

    Plenty of teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers , would love to add a veteran big man to their roster and there are couple of players who can still go on the market...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 8,221 reads 13 comments

  18. INSTAGRAM: Ryan Kelly Training MMA in off-Season

    Ryan Kelly had an extremely promising rookie year averaging about eight points and four rebounds in 22 minutes per game. But Kelly knows he has a lot of work to do to turn that promise into production on the floor...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 2,661 reads 0 comments

  19. Iggy Azalea Hits Trick Shot at Los Angeles Lakers Facility (Video)

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  20. Should the Lakers Trade for Rajon Rondo?

    Jackie MacMullan, the longtime Boston sportswriter and ESPN contributor, revealed this week that Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has told the team he “wants out”, meaning that he has requested a trade from the organization...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 102 reads 1 comments

  21. Los Angeles Lakers' Paper-Thin Wing Depth Waiting to Be Exposed

    When you can count in your midst one of the two best shooting guards in NBA history, lack of wing depth shouldn’t be very high on the concern scale...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 month ago 17,611 reads 61 comments

  22. Do the Los Angeles Lakers Owe Kobe Bryant More in His Final Chapter?

    As Kobe Bryant prepares for the mental, physical and emotional rides sure to follow in his 19th NBA season, it cannot be easy for him to shake one haunting question. Is this it? That's not a confrontation with mortality either...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 24,477 reads 161 comments

  23. Pros and Cons of Los Angeles Lakers Gambling on Michael Beasley

    From the Miami Heat to the Minnesota Timberwolves . From the Wolves to the desert-based Phoenix Suns . From the Suns back to South Beach and the Heat...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 38,486 reads 74 comments

  24. NBA2K15: Kobe Bryant, Jeremy Lin Featured in Trailer

    The Los Angeles Lakers are turning over a new leaf heading into the 2014-15 NBA season with many new faces on the roster and on the sidelines...

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  25. Diagnosing Los Angeles Lakers' Remaining Roster Flaws

    Optimism comes cheaply in August for followers of the Los Angeles Lakers . It should not, however, be confused with reality. Make no mistake: The Lakers of 2014-15 will not be very good...

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