1. Lakers News: Latest Buzz Surrounding Los Angeles for 2016 Opening Week

    A new era of Los Angeles Lakers basketball kicks off Wednesday night when the team takes the floor without Kobe Bryant to battle the Houston Rockets ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 1,592 reads 0 comments

  2. Metta World Peace Makes Lakers Roster: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced the release of guard Anthony Brown on Monday, surprisingly finalizing their roster with both Metta World Peace and Thomas Robinson as part of the final 15...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 38,990 reads 93 comments

  3. Lakers News: Latest on Metta World Peace, Jose Calderon Injury and More

    Having one of the most difficult sets of decisions to make ahead of Monday's 5 p.m. ET deadline, the Los Angeles Lakers have taken their time figuring out how to trim down the roster...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 months ago 3,360 reads 0 comments

  4. Yi Jianlian Waived by Lakers: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Yi Jianlian has been waived by the team on Monday after he asked for his release...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 88,977 reads 86 comments

  5. Lakers Rumors: Latest Outlook on Final Roster Before Cut Deadline

    The Los Angeles Lakers are among the last teams to make their final roster cuts, which have to be turned in to the league by 5 p.m. ET Monday. Most already made their announcements over the weekend, which in many cases were self-explanatory...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 7,240 reads 1 comments

  6. Jeanie Buss Discusses Hiring Luke Walton, Front-Office Discord, More

    Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss stated she believes new head coach Luke Walton is the team's "best free-agent signing in a few years" as the organization puts him in charge ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 17,459 reads 64 comments

  7. Lakers Reportedly Interested in Metta World Peace Becoming Assistant Coach

    The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly considering a plan to offer Metta World Peace a place on the coaching staff if he doesn't make the team's final 15-man roster. Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 16,731 reads 28 comments

  8. Timofey Mozgov Injury: Updates on Lakers Center's Tailbone and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers center Timofey Mozgov suffered a tailbone injury on Wednesday against the Golden State Warriors . It's unclear when he'll return to the court. Continue for updates...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 13,435 reads 18 comments

  9. Lakers News: Julius Randle, Nick Young Receiving Rave Reviews

    The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off their worst finish (17-65) in franchise history, but that hasn't stopped them from taking a positive approach to the 2016-17 season throughout the preseason...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 12,360 reads 1 comments

  10. Lakers Insider: Jordan Clarkson Must Be 2-Way Player Regardless of Role

    LOS ANGELES — This offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers made a $50 million investment in third-year guard Jordan Clarkson...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 8 months ago 17,621 reads 35 comments

  11. Lakers News: Luke Walton Compares D'Angelo Russell to Stephen Curry and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers don’t start their 2016-17 season until Oct. 26, but there is plenty of news circulating around one of the NBA ’s marquee franchises...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 8,714 reads 0 comments

  12. 2016-17 NBA Season Predictions for Each L.A. Lakers Player

    How can one predict the end of an NBA season before it even begins? In the case of the Los Angeles Lakers , it begins with positive hope and ends with pragmatism...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 8 months ago 7,106 reads 0 comments

  13. Lakers News: Latest on D'Angelo Russell, Larry Nance Jr. and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers , and their collection of intriguing young talent, remain one of the most fascinating organizations to monitor heading into the 2016-17 season. Below, we'll break down some of the latest news surrounding the team...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 months ago 2,802 reads 1 comments

  14. Predicting LA Lakers' Final 15-Man 2016-17 Roster

    The Los Angeles Lakers head into their second week of the preseason with a 2-1 record, a new head coach in Luke Walton and a sizable group of fresh assistants, including associate head coach Brian Shaw...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 9 months ago 52,844 reads 3 comments

  15. LA Lakers Insider: D'Angelo Russell on Verge of Breakout Season

    LOS ANGELES — The impressive preseason glimpses of Los Angeles Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell are just a sign of what's to come: Russell is primed for a breakout sophomore season...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 9 months ago 27,761 reads 66 comments

  16. Los Angeles Lakers Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview

    Kobe Bryant had to check if Harrison Barnes had kicked him in the back of the leg. Instead, he had gone down without contact, his left Achilles tendon rendered in two...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 9 months ago 19,975 reads 72 comments

  17. LA Lakers Notebook: Post-Kobe Bryant Era Brings Hope, Clarity for Mitch Kupchak

    LOS ANGELES —  The Lakers were miserable last season, slogging through Kobe Bryant 's farewell campaign with a paltry 17-65 record. Since replacing the departed Byron Scott , rookie coach Luke Walton has begun a change of culture...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 9 months ago 13,245 reads 53 comments

  18. Byron Scott Says He Doesn't Have Relationship with Lakers Guard D'Angelo Russell

    Anyone paying attention to the Los Angeles Lakers last year could tell things were icy between head coach Byron Scott and rookie D'Angelo Russell...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 88,247 reads 109 comments

  19. LA Lakers Notebook: Defining Success Depends on Who You Ask

    LOS ANGELES — After winning back-to-back titles, the 2010-11 Los Angeles Lakers were swept out of the second round of the playoffs by Dirk Nowitzki and the champion Dallas Mavericks ...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 9 months ago 12,651 reads 42 comments

  20. New Coach. New Players. New Attitude: The Lakers Are Finally Smiling Again

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The common belief behind rebuilding is that you have to hit rock bottom. You have to feel so bad that you're truly motivated to feel good again. Dig a deep ditch—then build the big building...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 9 months ago 74,347 reads 45 comments

  21. Lakers News: Latest on Brandon Ingram, Julius Randle and D'Angelo Russell

    With an exciting new head coach, a budding young core and the addition of some veteran free agents, the Los Angeles Lakers appear confident that they can start building something special for this upcoming season...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 9 months ago 25,243 reads 1 comments

  22. Los Angeles Lakers 2016-17 NBA Training Camp Roster Rankings

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' media day was Monday , with training camp starting Tuesday in Santa Barbara. But many of the younger players already have a jump on the 2016-17 campaign...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 9 months ago 11,957 reads 45 comments

  23. Lakers Media Day 2016: Top Interviews, Photos, Video and Reaction

    Fans got their first look at the Kobe Bryant -less Los Angeles Lakers during the team's media day Monday. With Bryant retired, the Lakers are embarking on a new era...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 13,181 reads 60 comments

  24. NBA's Youngest Coach, Luke Walton, Is on the Level with Millennial-Laden Lakers

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – D'Angelo Russell's eyes are sparkling as he makes clear how he feels about his new coach. "At this level, I don't really know what it takes to win," Russell says...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 9 months ago 136,937 reads 98 comments

  25. Thomas Robinson to Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Los Angeles Lakers added depth to their frontcourt Wednesday, agreeing to sign power forward Thomas Robinson to a one-year deal, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 months ago 1,826 reads 0 comments