1. Realistic Expectations for LA Lakers Rookie Ivica Zubac in 2016-17

    During the recently concluded Las Vegas Summer League, rookie big man Ivica Zubac surpassed all expectations. The 19-year-old Croatian was the Los Angeles Lakers ’ 32nd overall draft pick in June...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 3 days ago 45,664 reads 68 comments

  2. Don't Count LA Lakers Out of the Russell Westbrook Hunt Just Yet

    The Los Angeles Lakers showed significant vital signs during this year's NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. D'Angelo Russell knocked down clutch shots, commanded L.A.'s offense and poured in 21...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 days ago 57,204 reads 41 comments

  3. Realistic Expectations for LA Lakers Rookie Brandon Ingram in 2016-17

    The Los Angeles Lakers entered the offseason needing a small forward who could contribute right away while also growing with the team for years to come. They got just that with Brandon Ingram...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 10 days ago 45,072 reads 61 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant Blasted with Golden Slime at Kids' Sports Choice Awards

    Kobe Bryant 's gold-and-purple days aren't quite behind him. Well, the gold part, anyway. While on stage accepting the Legend Award during Thursday night's taping of Nickelodeon's ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 13 days ago 118,815 reads 87 comments

  5. Larry Nance Jr. Injury: Updates on Lakers Forward's Wrist and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. suffered a wrist injury during Thursday night's NBA Summer League game against the Cleveland Cavaliers . It's unclear when he'll return to the court...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 26,996 reads 64 comments

  6. Lakers Rumors: Russell Westbrook Trade Talk, Nick Young Buzz and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' rebuilding efforts could be on the verge of a major breakthrough as rumors surrounding the future of superstar point guard Russell Westbrook continue to intensify...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 13 days ago 92,085 reads 7 comments

  7. Lakers Rumors: Russell Westbrook Trade Talk, Drew Gooden Buzz and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers have built a strong foundation for their rebuild, highlighted by the addition of Brandon Ingram with the second pick in the 2016 draft...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 15 days ago 30,620 reads 3 comments

  8. D'Angelo Russell Shakes Warriors Defenders, Lays In Basket in Summer League

    D'Angelo Russell has moves. The Los Angeles Lakers guard drove to the basket in the second quarter of Monday night's NBA Summer League game against the Golden State Warriors , ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 16 days ago 112,343 reads 170 comments

  9. Lakers Rumors: Buzz on Russell Westbrook Pursuit and Other Roster Moves

    The Los Angeles Lakers won't win a title next season. That sounds mean, but the Lakers sit in the middling throes of a rebuild. It's not a bad thing, either—the future looks much brighter than it has in a long time...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 16 days ago 58,777 reads 5 comments

  10. Report Card Grades for LA Lakers 2016 Free-Agent Signings

    The Los Angeles Lakers had a boatload of loot to spend entering NBA free agency, but no cream-of-the-crop star players stepped up to take that money. Nonetheless, the Los Angeles front office didn’t waste time acting like wallflowers...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 17 days ago 97,963 reads 106 comments

  11. Lakers News: Latest on D'Angelo Russell and Mitch Kupchak Comments

    If nothing else, the Los Angeles Lakers look like they will at least be fun to watch this upcoming season...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 17 days ago 37,644 reads 5 comments

  12. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Russell Westbrook Trade Buzz, Nick Young and More

    There was a time when the Los Angeles Lakers would have been at the center of every major rumor during free agency and would have made a giant splash in a summer with so many talented players hitting the market...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 17 days ago 363,632 reads 16 comments

  13. D'Angelo Russell Hits Deep, Game-Winning 3-Pointer vs. 76ers in Summer League

    D'Angelo Russell really does have ice in his veins . The Los Angeles Lakers guard capped a late-game comeback during Saturday's NBA Summer League action against the Philadelphia ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 18 days ago 40,200 reads 35 comments

  14. Larry Nance Jr. Takes Flight, Throws Down Tomahawk Dunk

    Larry Nance Jr. can fly. Well, at least through the lane. The Los Angeles Lakers forward took flight in the fourth quarter of Saturday's summer league game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Las Vegas, throwing down a monstrous tomahawk dunk...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 18 days ago 18,423 reads 4 comments

  15. D'Angelo Russell Drives to the Basket, Throws Down the 1-Handed Jam

    D'Angelo Russell kicked off the Las Vegas Summer League tilt against the Philadelphia 76ers with a bang Saturday. And by a "bang," we mean a thunderous one-handed dunk...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 18 days ago 4,348 reads 5 comments

  16. Lakers News: Latest on Brandon Ingram, Marcelo Huertas and More

    Los Angeles Lakers fans finally caught a glimpse of what could be a glorious future when Brandon Ingram made his Las Vegas Summer League debut on Friday...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 18 days ago 22,331 reads 57 comments

  17. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Drew Gooden, Nick Young and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers have reinvented themselves. Granted, it's worth mentioning the market helped dictate how the Lakers went about it...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 19 days ago 37,027 reads 5 comments

  18. Marcelo Huertas, Lakers Agree to New Contract: Details and Reaction

    Restricted free-agent guard Marcelo Huertas has agreed to return to the Los Angeles Lakers on a two-year deal, per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 20 days ago 32,651 reads 74 comments

  19. Lakers News: Latest on Jose Calderon Trade, Buzz on Maurice Harkless and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers missed out on many of the big-name free agents this offseason, but they have added considerable veteran depth to their roster...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 20 days ago 10,053 reads 2 comments

  20. Lakers Rumors: Breaking Down Remaining Plans for Offseason

    The Los Angeles Lakers might not have brought in the biggest superstars this offseason, but they have been active. Deals for Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng seem excessive until you realize how high the salary cap has jumped...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 20 days ago 17,340 reads 3 comments

  21. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Nick Young, Mo Harkless

    The Los Angeles Lakers jumped into action in the early stages of free agency when they signed Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng to upgrade the team. However, little buzz has surrounded the Lakers since the first couple of days...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 21 days ago 25,930 reads 1 comments

  22. Nick Young Escapes Injury After Firework Goes Off in His Hand

    Nick Young seems to be handling the single life OK. The Los Angeles Lakers forward/guard hosted an Independence Day celebration at his Southern California home on Monday...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 22 days ago 65,218 reads 21 comments

  23. Lakers News: Latest on Timofey Mozgov Signing, Tarik Black Rumors and More

    Though perhaps through no choice of their own, the Los Angeles Lakers and team president Mitch Kupchak have stuck to their rebuilding guns this summer...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 22 days ago 35,471 reads 3 comments

  24. Lakers Rumors: D'Angelo Russell Trade Talk, Maurice Harkless Buzz and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers are facing a long road back to the NBA mountaintop, but a light is starting to appear at the end of the tunnel in terms of getting back into the playoffs...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 22 days ago 110,858 reads 6 comments

  25. Lakers Rumors: Top Buzz on Moe Harkless, Tyler Zeller and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers are a long way removed from their glory days. The end of the Kobe Bryant era saw them play some of the poorest basketball in the NBA , as they finished the season with an embarrassing 17-65 record...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 23 days ago 19,912 reads 3 comments