1. Jordan Clarkson Is Ready for the Biggest Offseason of His Life

    PLAYA VISTA, Calif. — It’s a sleepy afternoon as Jordan Clarkson—dressed in spotless white vans, modishly torn jeans and a self-graffitied white hoodie—plops down for lunch...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 1 month ago 140,488 reads 196 comments

  2. Blueprint for Solving LA Lakers' Woes at Center and Wing

    Los Angeles Lakers fans have good reason to be excited again, but the team still has major frontcourt holes to fill...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 107,139 reads 137 comments

  3. Lakers Co-Owner Jeanie Buss Comments on Possibility of Phil Jackson Returning

    Los Angeles Lakers part-owner Jeanie Buss shot down the idea Phil Jackson would return to the franchise he led to five NBA titles...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 16,641 reads 4 comments

  4. Lakers Rumors: Latest on DeMar DeRozan Pursuit and Luke Walton Staff Buzz

    Things are finally, mercifully looking up for the Los Angeles Lakers . They didn't have to forfeit their first-round pick, got their first coaching option in Luke Walton and are well on their way to getting a third young star to build around...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 33,927 reads 4 comments

  5. Luke Walton, LA Lakers Need to Get This Coaching Staff Right

    The Los Angeles Lakers are pressing ahead during the offseason, preparing for the NBA draft and putting together a staff for newly hired head coach Luke Walton ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 29,575 reads 5 comments

  6. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on DeMar DeRozan, Brandon Ingram and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers are going to look a lot different next season, which is a good thing after just 17 wins this past year...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 54,379 reads 21 comments

  7. Lakers Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Ben Simmons and LA's 2016 Draft Plans

    The Los Angeles Lakers remain the most interesting team in the NBA despite the superb postseason battles raging this month...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 months ago 28,509 reads 2 comments

  8. Brian Shaw Named Lakers Assistant Coach: Contract Details, Reaction

    The Los Angeles Lakers and Brian Shaw have finalized terms on a deal to make Shaw an assistant on Luke Walton's staff when the latter assumes head coaching duties...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 46,674 reads 105 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant Calls Steven Spielberg for Advice on Kobe Inc.

    Recently retired Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is not wasting any time. Just a month after playing his final NBA game, Bryant has hit the ground running with his publishing and production company, Kobe Inc...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 2 months ago 26,413 reads 38 comments

  10. No. 2 Pick Means Darkest Days Are over for L.A. Lakers

    After an extended stretch of mediocrity, the Los Angeles Lakers may finally be turning the page. Tuesday night’s NBA draft lottery produced a major stroke of good luck with the No...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 months ago 61,444 reads 209 comments

  11. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on 2016 NBA Draft Plans

    The Los Angeles Lakers won the lottery. That sounds dramatic, but general manager Mitch Kupchak and the organization gambled it all on another tanked season despite the risk of losing a pick...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 months ago 10,795 reads 3 comments

  12. Lakers Rumors: Latest Reports Following 2016 NBA Draft Lottery

    The Los Angeles Lakers were the biggest winners of the 2016 NBA draft lottery. Some would argue the title goes to former Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie , but the Lakers grabbed the No...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 months ago 16,978 reads 0 comments

  13. What Should the Los Angeles Lakers Do with the No. 2 Overall Pick?

    The Los Angeles Lakers have the second overall pick in this year's NBA draft on June 23. But who would be the best fit for the Lakers and their future? Would it be Brandon Ingram ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 months ago 5,534 reads 22 comments

  14. Lakers Trade Rumors: Rounding Up Top Buzz Entering 2016 NBA Draft Lottery

    The 2016 NBA draft lottery is all set for Tuesday night. Representatives from 14 teams will be on hand as they watch league commissioner Adam Silver and a few pingpong balls determine the draft order...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 2 months ago 24,367 reads 2 comments

  15. Lakers Rumors: Latest Reports Before 2016 NBA Draft Lottery

    Though they probably wouldn't admit it, the Los Angeles Lakers have to love standing as the center of attention this offseason...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 months ago 47,414 reads 9 comments

  16. D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle Reportedly Invited to Play for USA Select Team

    The young Los Angeles Lakers duo of D’Angelo Russell and Julius Randle will pick up critical experience against some of the best players in the country this summer...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 1,269 reads 1 comments

  17. D'Angelo Russell Comments on Relationship with Nick Young After Leaked Video

    Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell isn't sure his relationship with teammate Nick Young will recover after a video of the latter discussing possible infidelity leaked in March...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 75,747 reads 12 comments

  18. Lakers Rumors: Latest on DeMar DeRozan Rumblings and Upcoming Roster Decisions

    For the first time since the summer of 2012, things are looking up for the Los Angeles Lakers . Kobe Bryant 's retired, taking with him a weight of expectation that was unappealing to some potential co-stars...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 42,991 reads 10 comments

  19. Mitch Kupchak Discusses Hiring Luke Walton, Front Office's Role in Lakers Future

    There's a new hope for the Los Angeles Lakers , and it has come in the form of an ex-player who is assisting the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Semifinals: Luke Walton...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 11,218 reads 88 comments

  20. Byron Scott on NBA Head Coaching: 'Loyalty Is Not What It Used to Be'

    Life as an NBA head coach is always spent dangling over the edge. Except for a precious few who are exempt from a sudden ax, the position comes with virtually no job security...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 3 months ago 32,376 reads 105 comments

  21. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Los Angeles' Offseason Plans

    The Los Angeles Lakers are still in the process of rebuilding, but this offseason represents the chance to make big steps back toward contention...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 55,074 reads 10 comments

  22. Kobe Bryant, 'Sports Illustrated' Announce 'Dear Basketball' Project Partnership

    Retired Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant captivated many with his "Dear Basketball" poem for the Players' Tribune last year, and it will soon come to life in conjunction with Sports Illustrated ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 18,557 reads 43 comments

  23. Byron Scott Comments on Being Fired by Lakers, Luke Walton's Hiring

    Former Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott appeared on ESPN's The Jump with host Rachel Nichols on Wednesday and said he thought he would be given one more season at the helm of the team's rebuilding efforts, per Baxter Holmes of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 38,150 reads 80 comments

  24. Lakers Rumors: Luke Walton Reportedly Interested in Adding Brian Shaw to Staff

    New Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton is looking to put together his staff, and he reportedly has his eye on Brian Shaw...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 52,673 reads 13 comments

  25. Lakers Trade Rumors: LA Reportedly Would Deal No. 1 Pick in 2016 NBA Draft

    The NBA draft lottery is still two weeks away, but rumors are already swirling regarding what the Los Angeles Lakers will do with the No. 1 pick, should the pingpong balls bounce their way on May 17...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 248,064 reads 312 comments