1. Q & A: Head Coach Byron Scott

    On Tuesday morning, Lakers head coach Byron Scott asked a group of 9th and 10th grade boys at Compton's Centennial High how many of them expected to be professional athletes.....

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  2. Sorting Out the LA Lakers' Numerous Logjams

    Training camp hasn ’t even arrived yet, but the Los Angeles Lakers already have a frontcourt logjam, especially at the power forward position...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 9 days ago 12,201 reads 36 comments

  3. Surprising Name Who Will Make a Big Impact for LA Lakers in 2014-15

    The Los Angeles Lakers focused on improving their frontcourt this offseason, signing Jordan Hill to a lucrative contract, winning the amnesty auction for Carlos Boozer and selecting Julius Randle seventh overall in the draft...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 9 days ago 22,166 reads 38 comments

  4. James Worthy Says Lakers Weren't 'Accountable' on Defense

    James Worthy never seems to hold back when expressing his opinions about his former team. Although he's nowhere near as extreme as Charles Barkley, Worthy's passion is obvious when it comes to the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 9 days ago 1,721 reads 1 comments

  5. Los Angeles Lakers Rumors: Will Ed Davis Have a Breakout Year?

    After filling in for All-Star center Marc Gasol , who was the 2012-2013 Defensive Player of the Year, big man Ed Davis was hoping to cash in during free agency...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 9 days ago 1,182 reads 1 comments

  6. 2014 Offseason Report: Los Angeles Lakers

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  7. LA Lakers Must Take Advantage of Full Health in 2014 Training Camp

    Training camp starts in late September for the Los Angeles Lakers , and the roster is finally in good health. This is welcome news and a dramatic change from the recent past...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 10 days ago 8,439 reads 26 comments

  8. Jeremy Lin Has Golden Opportunity to Reinvent Himself with Los Angeles Lakers

    For the Los Angeles Lakers , Jeremy Lin 's value may not extend beyond his expiring contract and the future first-round draft pick he brought with him from the Houston Rockets ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 days ago 34,381 reads 174 comments

  9. Scott Hopes to Have Staff Finalized by End of Week

    The BUSY four months that entailed countless job interviews and subsequent waiting has since passed for Byron Scott. Ever since the Lakers named as their next head coach this weeks ago, his schedule has since accelerated into overdrive...

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  10. Can Carlos Boozer Redeem Himself with Los Angeles Lakers?

    Carlos Boozer has lost some of his luster. Once an established star for the Utah Jazz , the 32-year-old may now be better known for a C-list rap album replete with an appearance by auto-tune pioneer T-Pain...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 10 days ago 10,817 reads 42 comments

  11. Why Los Angeles Lakers Face Uphill Climb Back Toward Playoff Contention

    With their roster set and a head coach in place, the Los Angeles Lakers march toward 2014-15 and beyond facing an uphill climb back to playoff and championship contention. Actually, that doesn't do their present predicament enough justice...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 10 days ago 5,712 reads 35 comments

  12. The Lakers Future Should Include Jordan Clarkson

    If you know where to look, the second round of the NBA Draft can be a clearance rack of undervalued and under appreciated goods. There is real value in the second round of NBA drafts...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 10 days ago 1,382 reads 1 comments

  13. PHOTOS: Jeremy Lin Statue Unveiled in Taiwan

    Jeremy Lin is arguably one of the most popular players in the NBA today. Lin may not be an elite player like fellow teammate Kobe Bryant or superstar LeBron James, but he's incredibly popular overseas as well as the United States...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 10 days ago 475 reads 0 comments

  14. Los Angeles Lakers: Can Ryan Kelly Be an X-Factor Next Season?

    Ryan Kelly showed a lot of promise in the second half of the NBA season last year for the Los Angeles Lakers .....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 10 days ago 867 reads 0 comments

  15. Woman Drops 3 of 7 Rape-Related Allegations Against Lakers G Nick Young

    A woman agreed to drop three of seven allegations against Los Angeles Laker guard Nick Young, who she says had non-consensual sex with her after he bought her several drinks at a bar in West Hollywood in 2011...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 10 days ago 3,129 reads 3 comments

  16. Lakers News: Latest on Coaching Staff, Criticism of Carlos Boozer

    There will be few teams in the NBA under more pressure than the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2014-15 campaign. The historic franchise finished last year with a 27-55 record and looked downright lost on the floor at times...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 17,125 reads 6 comments

  17. Lakers Rumors: Latest Speculation Surrounding Michael Beasley to LA

    Michael Beasley has earned several opportunities during his career, but landing with the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason might be his best-case scenario...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 11 days ago 26,191 reads 15 comments

  18. How Much Playing Time Will Julius Randle Earn?

    With the exception of Kyrie Irving , the last 10 Rookies of the Year logged a minimum of 35 minutes a game. (Kyrie averaged 30 minutes)...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 11 days ago 1,369 reads 3 comments

  19. IS KOBE BACK?

    From his office above the court at the Lakers ' practice facility, general manager Mitch Kupchak peers down and sees the elite athlete he recognizes -- not the guy who, recovering ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 11 days ago 2,823 reads 9 comments

  20. Lil Wayne Believes Lakers Will Make the Playoffs This Year

    Despite the low expectations, there are still some people who have that sense of optimism towards the Los Angeles Lakers for next season.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 11 days ago 949 reads 3 comments

  21. Are There Enough Shots to Go Around for LA Lakers This Season?

    One ball might not be enough for the Los Angeles Lakers in 2014-15. In assembling the roster for next season, the Lakers took a twofold approach by acquiring and retaining ready-to-contribute talent that wouldn't cost them long-term flexibility..

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 14 days ago 29,053 reads 125 comments

  22. Swaggy P Explains No Tattoo on Right Arm

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  23. Kobe on Wiggins: Cavs Making a Mistake

    Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant spoke out on recent #1 draft pick Andrew Wiggins, most notably the “all but official” trade that would send him to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Kevin Love...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 14 days ago 43,336 reads 33 comments

  24. Lakers Roster: Can Robert Sacre Start for the Lakers?

    The current Laker roster is full of scorers. Jeremy Lin, Carlos Boozer, Kobe Bryant , and Nick Young are all capable of large scoring nights. Scoring isn't the only element to winning a game...

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  25. VIDEO: Byron Scott Predicts Kobe's Stats for Next Season

    Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant is heading into a season filled with uncertainty. Kobe is coming off a knee injury that ended his season last December potentially threatening his career heading into his 19th NBA season...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 14 days ago 1,574 reads 1 comments