1. L.A. Lakers Not Entirely Sold on Lonzo Ball, Holding out Hope for Markelle Fultz

    LOS ANGELES — Lonzo Ball was fine. He was humble and respectful in conversation over meals. He shot the ball well on the court. He very well might be the Los Angeles Lakers ’ draft pick in two weeks’ time...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 344,659 reads 0 comments

  2. Lakers Rumors: Execs Split on Drafting Lonzo Ball, De'Aaron Fox, Josh Jackson

    As the Los Angeles Lakers weigh their options with the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NBA draft , team executives are reportedly trying to decide among Lonzo Ball, De'Aaron Fox and Josh Jackson...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 85,634 reads 0 comments

  3. Lakers News: Latest Buzz Surrounding 2017 NBA Draft Plans

    It's hard to exaggerate the importance of the upcoming draft for the Los Angeles Lakers . Get it right, and the Magic Johnson-led front office adds to an already impressive young ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 months ago 2,858 reads 0 comments

  4. Lonzo Ball Says Lakers Need a Leader, but Team Needs His Star Power Even More

    LOS ANGELES — When Dwight Howard arrived at media day for the Los Angeles Lakers in October 2012, he was surrounded by a massive throng of reporters...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 6 months ago 22,377 reads 0 comments

  5. Pat Riley Says Magic Johnson Is Greatest Player in NBA History

    Every year the debate grows louder about who the best basketball player of all time is between Michael Jordan and LeBron James, but Pat Riley has presented a third option...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 months ago 23,448 reads 0 comments

  6. Lonzo Ball Says Lakers 'Need a Leader' and Executives 'Love' LaVar Ball

    Lonzo Ball spoke to reporters Wednesday following his workout with the Los Angeles Lakers . The Lakers shared a photo of Ball from the workout: When asked why the team ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 57,286 reads 0 comments

  7. Kobe Bryant Would 'Probably' Visit Donald Trump White House After Championship

    Former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant told Ben Strauss of Politico that he would "probably" go to the White House to visit President Donald Trump if he were a part ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 months ago 68,895 reads 0 comments

  8. Luke Walton Tells Jim Rome LaVar Ball to Be Closed Out of Lonzo's Lakers Workout

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton said Tuesday that LaVar Ball will not be allowed to attend Lonzo Ball 's workout with the team Wednesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 160,226 reads 0 comments

  9. When Paul George Becomes Available, LA Lakers Better Have a Legit Squad in Place

    LOS ANGELES — Clad in matching purple shirt and shorts, Earvin " Magic " Johnson put his arms around guard Jordan Clarkson, flashing his signature smile. The two shared a moment together on Monday at the Los Angeles Lakers ' practice facility...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 6 months ago 125,111 reads 0 comments

  10. NBA Execs Expect Lakers to Pick Lonzo Ball in 2017 NBA Draft

    Nothing is certain in the NBA draft, but it is continuing to look more and more like the Los Angeles Lakers will select Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 months ago 45,574 reads 0 comments

  11. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on Team's Plans for Trade Market and Free Agency

    The Los Angeles Lakers have won just 91 out of 328 games since the beginning of the 2013-14 season, which is their worst four-year stretch in franchise history. However, a brighter future may be on the horizon...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 6 months ago 8,985 reads 0 comments

  12. Have the Los Angeles Lakers Already Found Their Center of the Future?

    Exiting his first NBA season, Ivica Zubac appears primed for success. But it’s more the sum of all parts rather than any one mind-boggling factor...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 months ago 29,460 reads 0 comments

  13. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Jordan Clarkson Trade, Not Being Sold on Lonzo Ball

    There's always something going on in Laker Land. Even with the Cleveland Cavaliers , Golden State Warriors and NBA Finals dominating the hoops news cycle, the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 months ago 75,426 reads 0 comments

  14. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Jordan Clarkson Trade, Lonzo Ball and Jerry West

    The spotlight never shines away from arguably the NBA 's premier franchise, so it comes as no surprise that plenty of rumors surround the Los Angeles Lakers ahead of a crucial stretch of in the league's offseason...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 6 months ago 11,434 reads 0 comments

  15. Lakers Rumors: Lonzo Ball Workout Date with LA Reportedly Revealed

    UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball reportedly has a workout and meeting scheduled with the Los Angeles Lakers on June 7, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 16,739 reads 0 comments

  16. 2017 NBA Draft: Pros and Cons of LA Lakers Drafting Lonzo Ball with No. 2 Pick

    The Los Angeles Lakers cleared their biggest hurdle of the 2017 NBA offseason with some needed lottery luck. They not only retained their top-three protected pick, they managed to move up into the No...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 months ago 94,887 reads 0 comments

  17. David Stern Says Mitch Kupchak Kept Lakers from Making 2011 Chris Paul Trade

    Not content to let sleeping dogs lie, former NBA commissioner David Stern rehashed the scuttled trade that saw Chris Paul nearly join the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 144,444 reads 0 comments

  18. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on Lonzo Ball, D'Angelo Russell and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers face good problems this offseason. It's a drastic change in tone around the franchise, no doubt, but for once the questions around the team amount to what ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 months ago 8,236 reads 0 comments

  19. Brandon Ingram Only Player Lakers Unwilling to Trade, Magic Johnson Says

    As the Los Angeles Lakers seek ways to improve their roster after missing the playoffs each of the last four seasons, Brandon Ingram is the only player currently on the team whose spot is safe...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 59,979 reads 0 comments

  20. Lakers News: Lonzo Ball Work out to Be Scheduled, Says Magic Johnson

    Los Angeles Lakers President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson revealed Wednesday that the team is in the process of scheduling a workout with Lonzo Ball...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 19,186 reads 0 comments

  21. Los Angeles Lakers Hire Kim Kardashian Trainer Gunnar Peterson

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced Wednesday the hiring of Gunnar Peterson as the team's director of strength and endurance training...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 53,016 reads 0 comments

  22. Byron Scott Felt 'Betrayed, Lied to and Deceived' During Lakers Tenure

    Byron Scott isn't happy with the way his career as the Los Angeles Lakers head coach came to an end. According to Mark Medina of the Orange County Register , he "felt betrayed, lied to and deceived" by the team's front office...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 months ago 20,513 reads 0 comments

  23. 2017 NBA Draft: Ranking LA Lakers' Best Options with No. 2 Pick

    The Los Angeles Lakers haven’t been a very good basketball team in recent years, but they’ve been some kind of lucky when it comes to the annual draft lottery...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 months ago 34,255 reads 0 comments

  24. Lakers News: Charles Oakley Says LA Wouldn't Make Playoffs with Carmelo Anthony

    Charles Oakley doesn't see the Los Angeles Lakers as an ideal fit for Carmelo Anthony . In a TMZ Sports video, Oakley said, "No, Carmelo can't help the Lakers" when asked ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 44,361 reads 0 comments

  25. Lakers Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Lonzo Ball, Julius Randle, 2017 Draft Plans

    This time the positive undertones to the Los Angeles Lakers ' offseason don't feel like a facade. They certainly did in past years, where the good fortunes of top picks in drafts ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 months ago 58,246 reads 0 comments