1. Lakers Hope for Early Impact from D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle...

    With a wink and a sly grin, the Los Angeles Lakers took a foray into an unfamiliar rebuilding strategy that requires the overuse of such p-words as patience and process and abandons ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 11 months ago 1,073 reads 0 comments

  2. Summer League a Preview for Regular Season

    Before I focused solely on writing about the NBA , I worked in public relations. One of – if not the – top priorities was to temper clients' expectations, which is exactly ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 11 months ago 395 reads 0 comments

  3. Lakers Rumors: LA Smart to Back off Nick Young Trade in Favor of Depth

    The hottest name on the trade block over the past week and change was the Los Angeles Lakers ' Nick Young . It seems general manager Mitch Kupchak and the front office have backed off, though, which is a great decision...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 months ago 49,811 reads 60 comments

  4. Report: Lakers Showing Interest in Lawson

    The Denver Nuggets are currently in a difficult situation with their veteran point guard Ty Lawson . The 27-year-old North Carolina product was recently arrested for DUI for a second ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 11 months ago 130 reads 0 comments

  5. D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle Face Challenge That Marquee Stars Have Spurned

    D’Angelo Russell and Julius Randle spent their week at the Las Vegas Summer League trying to find their sea legs...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 11 months ago 41,937 reads 132 comments

  6. Lakers News: Jordan Hill Weighs in on Kobe Bryant, LA Summer League Update

    The Los Angeles Lakers are transitioning into a new era in the coming years, and the team's makeup will be fundamentally different when legendary guard Kobe Bryant retires...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 months ago 50,923 reads 111 comments

  7. Clarkson Finds His Own Way with Midrange Game

    Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson has a counterpoint game. While the broader trends of the league encourage guards to drive headlong to the rim or launch up three-pointers at will, Clarkson has carved out an immediate, intentional niche from midrange...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 11 months ago 2,239 reads 0 comments

  8. Lakers News: Steve Nash Will Train Young PGs

    For the most part, one could argue Steve Nash did more damage to the Lakers as a member of the team than he ever could as a Phoenix Sun. Now, it appears he's ready to make good on the contract he was given and hardly lived up to...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 11 months ago 113 reads 1 comments

  9. Julius Randle Found His Rhythm for the First Time Since Returning

    Julius Randle had his best game since returning from his leg injury and is barely scratching the surface of what he's capable of.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 11 months ago 19 reads 0 comments

  10. Lakers Rumors: Nick Young Trade Talks Reportedly Fizzle

    The Los Angeles Lakers were hoping to clear out some salary-cap room by trading Nick Young this offseason, but the "Swaggy P" era looks to be continuing for the Purple and Gold...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 months ago 5,167 reads 0 comments

  11. D'Angelo Russell Does Vegas in Style, Talks Kobe Phone Call and Draft Night

    The No. 2 pick in the 2015 NBA draft is getting a full immersion into life out west right now. D'Angelo Russell's NBA Summer League experience is in Las Vegas, which offers no shortage of Lakers fans and Lakers lifestyle on and off the court...

    Lance Fresh Written by Lance Fresh about 11 months ago 62,476 reads 171 comments

  12. Hill on Kobe: A Lot of People Can't Handle Him

    Jordan Hill's time with the Los Angeles Lakers came to an end with the team deciding not to use their team option on the big man...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 11 months ago 1,751 reads 2 comments

  13. Young Lakers Have Been Bad in Vegas, but That's OK

    LAS VEGAS -- The Los Angeles Lakers have a young core worth caring about for the first time in a very long time. Despite only getting to play 14 minutes in his rookie season, 2014 No...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 11 months ago 1,478 reads 0 comments

  14. Lakers News: Nick Young Trade Talk, Summer League Struggles and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers , they of the 16 championships and 23 division titles, have become a laughingstock of the NBA . After striking out on every marquee free agent, the team has also struck out in the NBA Las Vegas Summer League...

    Nick R. Moyle Written by Nick R. Moyle about 11 months ago 23,300 reads 64 comments

  15. Did the Lakers Find Another Gem in Anthony Brown?

    So far the Lakers resemble more of the recent past than the future during the first 3 games of summer league, but it's too early to pass judgement just yet. Jordan Clarkson has been the Lakers best player...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 11 months ago 1,259 reads 0 comments

  16. Jordan Hill Says 'A Lot of People Can't Handle' Kobe Bryant's Jawing

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 11 months ago 804 reads 0 comments

  17. Lakers Summer League: D'Angelo Russell Needs Time to Adjust

    D'Angelo Russell isn't lighting up the stat sheets or highlights, but it will all come together in due time for the ultra-talented guard.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 11 months ago 1,838 reads 0 comments

  18. Lakers Plan Staff Move to Beef Up Analytics Operation

    Lakers executives have long defended their use of advanced statistics, disputing the public perception that the 16-time NBA champions are behind the times.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 11 months ago 792 reads 0 comments

  19. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Potential Nick Young Trade and More

    For the Los Angeles Lakers , this has been a relatively low-key summer. Although reports circulated regarding the team's interest in dealing for Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 months ago 37,183 reads 65 comments

  20. Nick Young Trade Would Mean Los Angeles Lakers Gambling Their Depth Away

    During the opening weeks of the 2015 free-agency process, trade rumors swirled around Nick Young —that the shot-happy swingman might not be long for the Land of the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 11 months ago 23,533 reads 60 comments

  21. Report: Lakers Have 'No Plans' to Trade Nick Young

    When the Lakers signed Lou Williams to add to a rotation that already includes Nick Young, Kobe Bryant , Jordan Clarkson and whoever else the Lakers put on their roster in the backcourt, ...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 11 months ago 1,722 reads 0 comments

  22. Plaschke: The Laker Kids Aren't All Right

    They lined up dozens deep for tickets in the searing heat, filled the lower bowl of the Thomas & Mack Center with purple and gold, even chanted for Larry Nance Jr. in the pause before the national anthem...

    Erik Stordahl Written by Erik Stordahl about 11 months ago 1,584 reads 0 comments

  23. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Potential Nick Young Trade and Kevin Seraphin Pursuit

    Things haven’t been all that bad for the Los Angeles Lakers since their potential crisis early in this free-agency period...

    Daniel Rogers Written by Daniel Rogers about 11 months ago 9,443 reads 0 comments

  24. Laker Kids Randle, Russell Pushing Too Hard in Eagerness to Be Great

    LAS VEGAS — If there was any doubt that Julius Randle and D'Angelo Russell sensed the excitement over them from all around the Los Angeles Lakers and their fanbase, ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 11 months ago 263,213 reads 508 comments

  25. Watch: Summer League Isn't Lakers' Forte

    Tonight the Los Angeles Lakers came out against the Knicks with a performance for the ages: a first quarter featuring seven turnovers, six fouls, and five points. Your future, Lakers fans, is apparently getting dominated by a certain Latvian...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 11 months ago 1,046 reads 0 comments