1. Why Brandon Bass Can Help Julius Randle's Ascension with the Los Angeles Lakers

    With the future of the Los Angeles Lakers looking like it will be in the hands of their recent draft picks, it's on the team's veterans to shepherd the young guys to get the most out of their abilities...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 1 month ago 28,077 reads 56 comments

  2. The SIBLING RIVALRY THAT'S UNDERMINING the LOS ANGELES LAKERS

    Ok, quick quiz: name the starting center of the Los Angeles Lakers . Next, name the person running the team...

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 1 month ago 1,791 reads 0 comments

  3. Lakers' Jordan Clarkson Not Satisfied with Promising Rookie Season

    The congratulatory text messages flooded Jordan Clarkson's phone. The Lakers ' guard just landed on the NBA 's all-rookie first team, a bright spot following a sour Lakers' season ...

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 1 month ago 59 reads 0 comments

  4. Lakers Trade Rumors: Buzz on Ty Lawson, Nick Young and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers have been linked to a multitude of high-profile targets during the offseason. As noted by Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News , the list includes ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 6,060 reads 0 comments

  5. Lakers News: Top Happenings Regarding Robert Upshaw, D'Angelo Russell and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers are among the most intriguing teams in the NBA entering the 2015-16 season as they attempt to bounce back from a nightmarish campaign and continue to take steps toward stopping their downward spiral...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 7,526 reads 1 comments

  6. Lakers Hope for Early Impact from D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle...

    With a wink and a sly grin, the Los Angeles Lakers took a foray into an unfamiliar rebuilding strategy that requires the overuse of such p-words as patience and process and abandons ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 1,073 reads 0 comments

  7. Summer League a Preview for Regular Season

    Before I focused solely on writing about the NBA , I worked in public relations. One of – if not the – top priorities was to temper clients' expectations, which is exactly ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 392 reads 0 comments

  8. Lakers Rumors: LA Smart to Back off Nick Young Trade in Favor of Depth

    The hottest name on the trade block over the past week and change was the Los Angeles Lakers ' Nick Young . It seems general manager Mitch Kupchak and the front office have backed off, though, which is a great decision...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 49,467 reads 60 comments

  9. Report: Lakers Showing Interest in Lawson

    The Denver Nuggets are currently in a difficult situation with their veteran point guard Ty Lawson . The 27-year-old North Carolina product was recently arrested for DUI for a second ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 1 month ago 130 reads 0 comments

  10. D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle Face Challenge That Marquee Stars Have Spurned

    D’Angelo Russell and Julius Randle spent their week at the Las Vegas Summer League trying to find their sea legs...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 41,645 reads 132 comments

  11. Lakers News: Jordan Hill Weighs in on Kobe Bryant, LA Summer League Update

    The Los Angeles Lakers are transitioning into a new era in the coming years, and the team's makeup will be fundamentally different when legendary guard Kobe Bryant retires...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 month ago 50,519 reads 111 comments

  12. Clarkson Finds His Own Way with Midrange Game

    Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson has a counterpoint game. While the broader trends of the league encourage guards to drive headlong to the rim or launch up three-pointers at will, Clarkson has carved out an immediate, intentional niche from midrange...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 2,232 reads 0 comments

  13. Lakers News: Steve Nash Will Train Young PGs

    For the most part, one could argue Steve Nash did more damage to the Lakers as a member of the team than he ever could as a Phoenix Sun. Now, it appears he's ready to make good on the contract he was given and hardly lived up to...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 112 reads 1 comments

  14. Julius Randle Found His Rhythm for the First Time Since Returning

    Julius Randle had his best game since returning from his leg injury and is barely scratching the surface of what he's capable of.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 19 reads 0 comments

  15. Lakers Rumors: Nick Young Trade Talks Reportedly Fizzle

    The Los Angeles Lakers were hoping to clear out some salary-cap room by trading Nick Young this offseason, but the "Swaggy P" era looks to be continuing for the Purple and Gold...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 month ago 5,034 reads 0 comments

  16. D'Angelo Russell Does Vegas in Style, Talks Kobe Phone Call and Draft Night

    The No. 2 pick in the 2015 NBA draft is getting a full immersion into life out west right now. D'Angelo Russell's NBA Summer League experience is in Las Vegas, which offers no shortage of Lakers fans and Lakers lifestyle on and off the court...

    Lance Fresh Written by Lance Fresh about 1 month ago 57,778 reads 170 comments

  17. Hill on Kobe: A Lot of People Can't Handle Him

    Jordan Hill's time with the Los Angeles Lakers came to an end with the team deciding not to use their team option on the big man...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 1,745 reads 2 comments

  18. Young Lakers Have Been Bad in Vegas, but That's OK

    LAS VEGAS -- The Los Angeles Lakers have a young core worth caring about for the first time in a very long time. Despite only getting to play 14 minutes in his rookie season, 2014 No...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 1,472 reads 0 comments

  19. Lakers News: Nick Young Trade Talk, Summer League Struggles and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers , they of the 16 championships and 23 division titles, have become a laughingstock of the NBA . After striking out on every marquee free agent, the team has also struck out in the NBA Las Vegas Summer League...

    Nick R. Moyle Written by Nick R. Moyle about 1 month ago 23,264 reads 64 comments

  20. Did the Lakers Find Another Gem in Anthony Brown?

    So far the Lakers resemble more of the recent past than the future during the first 3 games of summer league, but it's too early to pass judgement just yet. Jordan Clarkson has been the Lakers best player...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 1,254 reads 0 comments

  21. Jordan Hill Says 'A Lot of People Can't Handle' Kobe Bryant's Jawing

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 802 reads 0 comments

  22. Lakers Summer League: D'Angelo Russell Needs Time to Adjust

    D'Angelo Russell isn't lighting up the stat sheets or highlights, but it will all come together in due time for the ultra-talented guard.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 1,816 reads 0 comments

  23. Lakers Plan Staff Move to Beef Up Analytics Operation

    Lakers executives have long defended their use of advanced statistics, disputing the public perception that the 16-time NBA champions are behind the times.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 789 reads 0 comments

  24. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Potential Nick Young Trade and More

    For the Los Angeles Lakers , this has been a relatively low-key summer. Although reports circulated regarding the team's interest in dealing for Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 37,097 reads 65 comments

  25. Nick Young Trade Would Mean Los Angeles Lakers Gambling Their Depth Away

    During the opening weeks of the 2015 free-agency process, trade rumors swirled around Nick Young —that the shot-happy swingman might not be long for the Land of the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 23,432 reads 60 comments