1. Lakers Rumors: Latest on DeMar DeRozan Rumblings and Upcoming Roster Decisions

    For the first time since the summer of 2012, things are looking up for the Los Angeles Lakers . Kobe Bryant 's retired, taking with him a weight of expectation that was unappealing to some potential co-stars...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 12 months ago 43,096 reads 10 comments

  2. Mitch Kupchak Discusses Hiring Luke Walton, Front Office's Role in Lakers Future

    There's a new hope for the Los Angeles Lakers , and it has come in the form of an ex-player who is assisting the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Semifinals: Luke Walton...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 12 months ago 11,247 reads 88 comments

  3. Byron Scott on NBA Head Coaching: 'Loyalty Is Not What It Used to Be'

    Life as an NBA head coach is always spent dangling over the edge. Except for a precious few who are exempt from a sudden ax, the position comes with virtually no job security...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 12 months ago 32,424 reads 105 comments

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

    The Los Angeles Lakers are still in the process of rebuilding, but this offseason represents the chance to make big steps back toward contention...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 12 months ago 55,151 reads 10 comments

  5. Kobe Bryant, 'Sports Illustrated' Announce 'Dear Basketball' Project Partnership

    Retired Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant captivated many with his "Dear Basketball" poem for the Players' Tribune last year, and it will soon come to life in conjunction with Sports Illustrated ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 12 months ago 18,673 reads 43 comments

  6. Byron Scott Comments on Being Fired by Lakers, Luke Walton's Hiring

    Former Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott appeared on ESPN's The Jump with host Rachel Nichols on Wednesday and said he thought he would be given one more season at the helm of the team's rebuilding efforts, per Baxter Holmes of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 months ago 38,283 reads 80 comments

  7. Lakers Rumors: Luke Walton Reportedly Interested in Adding Brian Shaw to Staff

    New Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton is looking to put together his staff, and he reportedly has his eye on Brian Shaw...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 months ago 52,798 reads 13 comments

  8. Lakers Trade Rumors: LA Reportedly Would Deal No. 1 Pick in 2016 NBA Draft

    The NBA draft lottery is still two weeks away, but rumors are already swirling regarding what the Los Angeles Lakers will do with the No. 1 pick, should the pingpong balls bounce their way on May 17...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 months ago 248,881 reads 312 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant Followed Everywhere by Fans During Disneyland Outing

    The most beloved character at Disneyland? Here are some hints: 1. He's a legend. 2. His name starts with "M." 3. He's a very "animated" guy...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 12 months ago 37,635 reads 41 comments

  10. Magic Johnson Says Lakers Should Chase LeBron James, Kevin Durant, DeMar DeRozan

    Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson has gaudy standards for who the storied franchise should chase on the free-agent market this summer...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 12 months ago 75,856 reads 249 comments

  11. Obama Takes Cue from Kobe, Imitates 'Mamba Out' Mic Drop at WHCD

    President Barack Obama wrapped up his final White House correspondents' dinner speech with quite the sign-off. "Obama out." Yep...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 12 months ago 149,778 reads 424 comments

  12. Luke Walton Must Introduce the Los Angeles Lakers to Modern NBA Basketball

    The Los Angeles Lakers are at rock bottom but believe they’ve found the coach who can shepherd them back into title contention...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 12 months ago 63,937 reads 158 comments

  13. Luke Walton Brings Fresh Start, Hope for Resurgence to Los Angeles Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers ’ magic was in the air again, and it was electric. For more than six hours Thursday, three men who love the Lakers huddled, bonded ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 12 months ago 158,522 reads 291 comments

  14. Luke Walton Comments on Becoming Lakers Head Coach, Warriors and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced that they hired former Golden State Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton to be their head coach Friday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 12 months ago 18,917 reads 0 comments

  15. Nick Young Escapes Misspelled Tattoo Thanks to Iggy Azalea

    Ball don't lie, and apparently, neither does ink. What Nick Young apparently meant to express with his prospective "Born Reble" tattoo was his bold nonconformity to authority, social norms and expectations...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 12 months ago 155,155 reads 40 comments

  16. Kobe Bryant-Signed No. 8 Hardwood from Final Game Listed in NBA Auctions

    No. 8 or No. 24? Countless debate has been waged over which of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant 's jersey numbers should be hung in the rafters of the Staples Center...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 12 months ago 35,404 reads 44 comments

  17. The Los Angeles Lakers Are Finally Like Everybody Else

    For much, if not all, of their history, the Los Angeles Lakers have been NBA royalty. They've won far more than they've lost, with sharp coaching, revered stars and, above all else, Lady Luck permanently affixed on their shoulders...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 12 months ago 85,233 reads 152 comments