1. Realistic Expectations for Julius Randle's Rookie Season With LA Lakers

    Julius Randle has something to prove. Fortunately for the Los Angeles Lakers , the 6’9”, 250-pound power forward drafted seventh overall in last month’s NBA draft gets to prove the critics wrong while wearing purple and gold...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 1 month ago 32,919 reads 108 comments

  2. Raptors Beat Lakers 89-78 in Summer League

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 8,483 reads 7 comments

  3. Jeremy Lin Helps Usher Lakers into Life of More Modest NBA Reality

    If you're unlikely to win the NBA championship, there have to be other ways to remain relevant. The Los Angeles Lakers embraced one of them Friday with their trade for ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 232,403 reads 523 comments

  4. Report: Hill, Lakers Agree to 2-Yr/$18M Deal

    Free agent forward Jordan Hill has agreed to a two-year, $18M deal to return to the Los Angeles Lakers , agent Kevin Bradbury tells Yahoo...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 1,628 reads 14 comments

  5. Grading LA Lakers' Trade for Jeremy Lin from Houston Rockets

    The Linsanity tour is about to make its third stop, this time with the basketball mecca that is the Los Angeles Lakers . ESPN.com's Marc Stein first hinted that talks were in the works...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 month ago 78,694 reads 282 comments

  6. Nick Young Re-Signs with Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

    Updates from Monday, July 21 The Lakers confirmed Nick Young 's contract via the team's Twitter account on Monday: Original Text The artist also known as "Swaggy P" agreed to a deal to remain with the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 66,103 reads 237 comments

  7. Lakers News: Jeremy Lin a Perfect Fit as Rebuilding Asset in Los Angeles

    The biggest get for the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason will be... Jeremy Lin ? It's certainly not as crazy—or horrific—as it sounds...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 21,452 reads 19 comments

  8. Debate: What Should the Lakers' Next Move Be?

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  9. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol and Other Free-Agent Targets

    It's really a very simple situation for the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason. The team can be a legitimate contender in the Western Conference if it can sign Carmelo Anthony ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 3,365 reads 3 comments

  10. Randle's Status Unclear for Summer League Opener

    It becomes MORE and more possible Julius Randle may not suit up for the Lakers ' summer league opener on Friday in Las Vegas. No, the Lakers' rookie prospect did not experience any setbacks with his foot...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 2,908 reads 2 comments

  11. Will Los Angeles Lakers' Julius Randle Win Rookie of the Year?

    After finishing with a record of 27-55 last year, the sixth-worst mark in the league, the Los Angeles Lakers had the seventh-overall pick in last month's draft...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 881 reads 0 comments

  12. Los Angeles Lakers: Will Xavier Henry Return?

    One of the positives to emerge from the Los Angeles Lakers ' 27-55 season was their productive group of reserves. Xavier Henry was one of the members of that bench, and his improvement was evident in his fourth season...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 54 reads 0 comments

  13. Lakers Mulling Many 'Plan B' Options

    It's no secret that the Los Angeles Lakers ' primary plan in free agency was to bring the top two prizes available on the market in LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony into their possession...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 3,616 reads 4 comments

  14. Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade and Free-Agency Buzz Surrounding Pau Gasol and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers are a team in transition after being one of the Western Conference's worst teams last season. If they can make some noise on the trade and free-agent markets, however, they have a chance to get better rapidly...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 10,799 reads 1 comments

  15. Lakers' Pitch to Carmelo Practically Ignored Him

    The Lakers won't concede on Carmelo Anthony until they are told officially they are out of it. Kobe Bryant , speaking Wednesday at his basketball camp in Santa Barbara, said he's ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 25,376 reads 21 comments

  16. Lakers Rumors: Latest on LA's Pursuit of Carmelo Anthony, Isaiah Thomas and More

    In a matter of one refreshing of a Twitter feed, Los Angeles Lakers fans could be sent into jubilation at the return of a championship team or be subjugated to another rebuilding season...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 1 month ago 11,692 reads 0 comments

  17. With Kobe Bryant's Endorsement, Why Haven't the Lakers Hired Byron Scott?

    Kobe Bryant continued to give Byron Scott high praise this week, endorsing the former Los Angeles Laker for the team's head coaching position...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 37,145 reads 111 comments

  18. If Byron Scott Is Right Coach for LA Lakers, What's Taking so Long?

    The Los Angeles Lakers seem to know whom they want to fill their coaching vacancy, but figuring out when they want to make that move is another issue...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 16,606 reads 18 comments

  19. Lakers News: Kobe Bryant on Carmelo Anthony, Summer League Preview and More

    Everyone around the NBA is playing the waiting game with LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony , but the summer is still rolling along without them making a commitment...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 1 month ago 8,292 reads 0 comments

  20. Kobe Changes Tune on Buss Siblings

    Maybe Kobe Bryant was just having a particularly bad day and didn't really mean it. Maybe things have truly changed in the Los Angeles Lakers ' organization in the past four months...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 1,186 reads 3 comments

  21. LeBron Drama Offers Lakers Chance to Appreciate Value of Kobe's Expensive Stay

    LOS ANGELES — If Carmelo Anthony has come around to accept his richest offer from the New York Knicks —and the very real wisdom being offered by two guys Kobe Bryant ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 123,579 reads 395 comments

  22. What's Lakers' Plan B If Steve Nash Can't Shake Injury Problems Again?

    Forty-year-old Steve Nash is heading into what will presumably be his 19th season in the NBA . He is still trying to get back to good health after dealing with persistent nerve ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 23,922 reads 73 comments

  23. Who Should We Blame for LA Lakers' Underwhelming Offseason So Far?

    The Los Angeles Lakers haven’t done much to upgrade the team this offseason, and we can only point the finger in one direction to determine the source of L.A.’s slow free-agency dance...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 13,956 reads 50 comments

  24. Kobe on If He Wants Scott as Coach: 'Yep'

    At a press conference at his annual basketball camp in Santa Barbara Wednesday, Kobe Bryant said that he supports Byron Scott as a candidate for coach of the Lakers ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 month ago 3,482 reads 0 comments

  25. How Pau Gasol Went from Afterthought to Critical Cog in LA Lakers' Offseason

    One look at the Los Angeles Lakers ’ salary situation two months ago, and the course of action was all too obvious: Use future free agents to build around the recently extended ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 month ago 6,964 reads 21 comments