1. Los Angeles Lakers Offer Wesley Johnson Chance to Get NBA Career Back on Track

    Second chances are what you make of them, and Wesley Johnson has the opportunity to make his second go-round with the Los Angeles Lakers engender something other than disappointment and squandered expectations...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 8,932 reads 5 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant Debut: Mamba Must Adapt to Limitations to Boost Lakers

    Kobe Bryant returned to the court for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Denver Nuggets , tallying 13 points on 5-of-12 shooting and adding five assists...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 14,068 reads 28 comments

  3. Healthy Kobe Bryant Is Exactly What 2014-15 NBA Season Needs

    The NBA needs Kobe Bryant more than ever. With a massive new TV deal, as first reported by Richard Sandomir of The New York Times , and a skyrocketing salary cap encroaching ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 15,242 reads 38 comments

  4. Lakers News: Latest Reports on Availability of Kobe Bryant, Nick Young and More

    Before we know it, a new NBA season will commence, and the Los Angeles Lakers will begin their journey to bounce back from the worst season in franchise history...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 1 month ago 1,486 reads 0 comments

  5. Kobe Bryant Painting a New Portrait of Career in His Return to Court for Lakers

    SAN DIEGO — When Kobe Bryant took a trip through Europe a year ago, he wanted his daughters to experience some of the culture while there. A quick visit to the Accademia Gallery in Florence, Italy, was arranged...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 83,591 reads 109 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant's Back on Court for Lakers in Exhibition Opener

    Kobe Bryant 's fadeaway jumpers and pinpoint passes sparked screams. Bryant's airball elicited startled reactions. Bryant's hustle for a loose ball that entailed nearly crashing into a courtside fan wearing his jersey prompted both gasps and applause...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 4,391 reads 0 comments

  7. Wesley Johnson Injures Knee in First Preseason Game

    The Los Angeles Lakers have suffered yet another injury on Monday night with Wesley Johnson going down with a knee injury in the first preseason game against the Denver Nuggets , according to Lakers Nation reporter Serena Winters...

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  8. Julius Randle at Center of L.A. Lakers' Transition to Life After Kobe Bryant

    The Los Angeles Lakers have been careful to temper expectations for Julius Randle. On paper, the rookie out of Kentucky may seem an obvious choice to receive the torch that Kobe Bryant 's carried for years, albeit in large part by default...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 21,741 reads 18 comments

  9. Image: Swaggy P Checks-in Before Surgery

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  10. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Steve Nash's 2014-15 Season

    Injuries, age, contract structures and future free-agency plans have left the Los Angeles Lakers ' 2014-15 campaign a mystery in the making, and Steve Nash 's fate is perhaps the most confusing of their unsolved puzzles...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 5,833 reads 16 comments

  11. 5 Trades That Could Turn the Lakers into Contenders

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 6,039 reads 6 comments

  12. Kobe Bryant, Byron Scott Working to Revive Lakers' Championship Culture

    Nobody logically believes the Los Angeles Lakers are going to win an NBA title this season, but that’s not stopping new coach Byron Scott and reigning franchise cornerstone Kobe Bryant from trying to revive a championship culture...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 7,843 reads 46 comments

  13. Lakers, Steve Nash Both Cautious and Optimistic About Health

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sean Jordan about 1 month ago 1,279 reads 0 comments

  14. Lakers' Steve Nash Rejuvenated but Realistic at 40

    Steve Nash used to hold onto the basketball until just the right time; he would keep his dribble alive, keep moving, find the right time to pass, the right time to shoot...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 1,866 reads 1 comments

  15. Nick Young Injury: Updates on Lakers Guard's Thumb and Return

    Updates from Tuesday, Nov. 18 Head coach Byron Scott confirmed that Nick Young will return to the Lakers vs. Atlanta , via Baxter Holmes of ESPN: Updates from Friday, Nov...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 1 month ago 67,960 reads 193 comments

  16. Report: Young out 8 Weeks with Torn Thumb Ligament

    Nick Young has a torn ligament in his right thumb and will miss about eight weeks, The Times has learned. Bad start for the Lakers ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 72 reads 0 comments

  17. Jeremy Lin Not Sure Nick Young Has Earned 'Swaggy P' Moniker Yet

    Nick Young's nickname of "Swaggy P" has seemingly universal appeal, but new teammate Jeremy Lin isn't sold yet...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 515 reads 0 comments

  18. Nick Young Sprains Thumb in Practice

    Last year the Lakers roster was destroyed by injuries. Unfortunately the new season has not helped that issue so far as the LA Times' Eric Pincus reports that Nick Young sprained ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 2,312 reads 3 comments

  19. Nick Young Says He Can Beat Kobe Bryant in One-on-One

    Oh, Swaggy. Whatever shall we do with you? Los Angeles Lakers fans will be happy to know that whatever deficiencies their team has this year, a lack of confidence will not be among them...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 1 month ago 101,287 reads 93 comments

  20. Kobe's Extension Incorrectly Blamed for Lakers Free Agent Failures

    For the millions of people who hate the Lakers and Kobe Bryant , and the basketball writers who love any opportunity they can get to mask an opinion as fact, this was another great summer...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 1,062 reads 0 comments

  21. After Difficult Summer, Wayne Ellington Hopes to Stick with Lakers

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 1,177 reads 0 comments

  22. Lakers Players Answer If They Can Beat Kobe

    Several Lakers players, including Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin and Nick Young, answer the question of whether they can beat Kobe Bryant one-on-one.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 2,887 reads 0 comments

  23. Lakers News: Latest Comments from Wesley Johnson, Byron Scott and More

    Playing out of position can stagnate a player's career. Los Angeles Lakers small forward Wesley Person did that for much of the 2013-14 season...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 2,919 reads 0 comments

  24. Ed Davis and Los Angeles Lakers Betting Their Future on Each Other

    The Los Angeles Lakers stepped up to the betting window this summer and placed a modest wager on Ed Davis , signing the 25-year-old center/power forward to a two-year $2 million contract...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 13,822 reads 7 comments

  25. Realistic Expectations for Nick Young in His 2nd Season with the LA Lakers

    Odd as it may seem, the season-ending injury to Kobe Bryant last year may have been the best thing to happen to his Lakers teammate, Nick Young...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 1 month ago 1,407 reads 2 comments