1. Lakers Show Loyalty Matters More Than Family with New Magic-Pelinka Front Office

    LOS ANGELES — The buzzword in L.A. is "family," because everyone has one and it's natural to rubberneck when someone else's has run itself off the road…especially when the folks can afford much more than a minivan...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 35,741 reads 0 comments

  2. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Conference Tournament Edition

    Conference tournament play is underway, which means each NBA team has scouts spread out across the country evaluating for the draft. Even the general managers have made their way to New York , Washington , D...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 months ago 255,098 reads 0 comments

  3. Nick Young's Home Reportedly Burglarized in LA, $500k in Cash and Jewelry Stolen

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young 's home was reportedly burglarized in February, resulting in the theft of $500,000 in cash and jewelry. According to TMZ Sports , law-enforcement sources confirmed that burglars took a safe from Young's L...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 26,054 reads 1 comments

  4. Rob Pelinka Officially Announced as Los Angeles Lakers GM

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced Rob Pelinka as their new general manager Tuesday. The team made his hiring official two weeks after Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the sides were working toward a multiyear deal...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 32,380 reads 0 comments

  5. Issues That Magic Johnson Must Address as LA Lakers' New Leader

    With the playoffs nowhere in sight, Los Angeles Lakers fans knew the clock was running out on Jim Buss' tenure as the team's executive vice president of basketball operations ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 7 months ago 29,650 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Top 22 Under 22: Ranking the League's Top Young Stars

    The NBA talent pool is overflowing. The banana boat generation still claims a few spots near the top of the food chain, while in-prime 20-somethings are making their presences felt all across the MVP race...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 7 months ago 247,224 reads 0 comments

  7. Larry Nance Jr. Suffers Sprained Wrist During Pelicans vs. Lakers

    Los Angeles Lakers power forward Larry Nance Jr. suffered a right wrist sprain during Sunday's 105-97 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans , per Baxter Holmes of ESPN.com...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 2,186 reads 0 comments

  8. Jeanie Buss Sought Restraining Order Against Brothers to Keep Lakers Control

    Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss sought a temporary restraining order Friday against her brothers, Jim and Johnny, after they attempted to "oust her as the Lakers president ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 74,561 reads 0 comments

  9. Nick Young, Lou Williams Troll Each Other over Unpaid Debt on Twitter

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young learned he may want to stay away from Twitter if he allegedly owes somebody cash. Young sent out what probably seemed, at the time, to be a harmless tweet Thursday...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 7 months ago 12,628 reads 0 comments

  10. Magic Johnson, Luke Walton Challenging D'Angelo Russell to Be More of a Leader

    LOS ANGELES — "Who will be the next Magic Johnson?" For a moment, the Hall of Famer was speechless...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 7 months ago 38,610 reads 0 comments

  11. Agent Rob Pelinka Is a Shrewd Gamble for Los Angeles Lakers General Manager Job

    LOS ANGELES — As president of the National Basketball Players Association, Derek Fisher was tasked with guiding his constituents through a difficult battle...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 7 months ago 53,574 reads 0 comments

  12. Lakers Reportedly Agree to Contract Buyout with Jose Calderon

    The Los Angeles Lakers and veteran point guard Jose Calderon have reportedly agreed to a buyout that would make him a free agent, the Lakers announced on Tuesday. ESPN's Marc Stein was the first to report the news on Feb...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 2,285 reads 0 comments

  13. LA Lakers Player Grades Heading into NBA Stretch Run

    Following the All-Star Game, the Los Angeles Lakers endured a week filled with change. Earvin " Magic " Johnson took over as the team's new president of basketball operations, ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 7 months ago 19,655 reads 0 comments

  14. Grading the Los Angeles Lakers' Trade Deadline Performance

    The Los Angeles Lakers were arguably the most active team at the trade deadline, but some of their biggest moves didn’t involve trades. Primarily, they overhauled their front office...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 21,560 reads 0 comments

  15. New Lakers Regime Now Faces Difficult but Doable Path to Paul George

    LOS ANGELES — There wasn't enough time left in the season—or talent left on the roster—for the Boston Celtics to confidently deal for Paul George at Thursday's NBA trade deadline...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 149,335 reads 0 comments

  16. Lakers Trade Rumors: Reviewing Latest Chatter on 2017 Deadline Day

    The Los Angeles Lakers didn't land DeMarcus Cousins —and apparently they didn't want to, in a rather surprising turn of events for the storied franchise...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 7 months ago 30,614 reads 0 comments

  17. Lakers Trade Rumors: Nick Young Reportedly Placed on Trade Block

    The Los Angeles Lakers already traded Lou Williams on Tuesday, per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, and are reportedly attempting to move veteran Nick Young as well in an effort to bolster their rebuild...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 53,725 reads 0 comments

  18. Lakers Trade Rumors: Hottest Reports Surrounding Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Lakers —unlike past marches to the trade deadline—have had an eventful few days. This isn't a case of tempered expectations, either. The Lakers have actually made some moves, in the front office and out...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 7 months ago 9,636 reads 0 comments

  19. Lakers Trade Rumors: Paul George Reportedly Targeted by Magic Johnson

    Although Magic Johnson is still getting acclimated to his new job with the Los Angeles Lakers as president of basketball operations, he is apparently trying to make a big splash before Thursday's 3 p...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 months ago 101,325 reads 0 comments

  20. Lakers Rumors: Trade Buzz Surrounding Nick Young, Brandon Ingram and More

    So, the Los Angeles Lakers have been busy. On Tuesday, team governor Jeanie Buss announced that Lakers legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson was taking over as president of basketball operations...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 months ago 19,556 reads 0 comments

  21. Byron Scott Says Lakers Can Win NBA Title Within 5 Years with Magic Johnson

    Former player and coach of the Los Angeles Lakers Byron Scott believes Magic Johnson is the man who can turn around the franchise...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 months ago 9,518 reads 0 comments

  22. Despite Swift Changes, Patience Will Be a Virtue for Lakers in Magic Johnson Era

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Magic Johnson has waited a long, long time for this. Taking a break late Tuesday afternoon after talking to 10 NBA general managers (with three more ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 44,082 reads 0 comments

  23. Lou Williams Traded to Rockets; Lakers Receive Corey Brewer, Draft Pick

    In the midst of a rebuild, the Los Angeles Lakers made a move to bolster their asset stockpile Tuesday when they traded Sixth Man of the Year candidate Lou Williams to the Houston ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 175,122 reads 0 comments

  24. Lakers Trade Rumors: Hornets Reportedly 'Aggressively Pursuing' Lou Williams

    Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Lou Williams has been a hot trade candidate in advance of the NBA 's Feb. 23 deadline, and a new suitor has reportedly emerged for his services...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 9,207 reads 0 comments

  25. Magic Johnson's Old Tweets Gain New Life After Lakers Name Him Executive

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced a major front-office shakeup Tuesday when they officially named Magic Johnson president of basketball operations...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 7 months ago 277 reads 0 comments