1. Phil Jackson: Shaq Showed Up to Lakers Practice with Nothing but Shoes On

    Retired NBA great and TNT analyst Shaquille O'Neal has always had a great sense of humor. According to more than one of his former coaches, that humor involved nudity during his playing days...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 189,168 reads 41 comments

  2. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on Team's Plans for Trade Market and Free Agency

    Even though we're in the midst of the NBA Finals, the rumor mill is still swirling, especially when it comes to the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Justin Neuman Written by Justin Neuman about 3 months ago 104,558 reads 141 comments

  3. Realistic 2016 Free-Agency Targets for the LA Lakers

    As the NBA Finals progress, fans of the Los Angeles Lakers are left to ponder their own path back to basketball greatness. Summer free agency is one of the major tools for betterment, and L...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 3 months ago 51,873 reads 1 comments

  4. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on Draft Plans, Free-Agent Targets and More

    The biggest news around the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason so far is the hiring of coach Luke Walton. Landing the second pick in the upcoming draft wasn't unexpected for L...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 39,416 reads 2 comments

  5. What If Ben Simmons Falls to the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 2?

    With the second overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft, the Los Angeles Lakers will likely select whichever franchise-altering prospect the Philadelphia 76ers don’t: Louisiana State University’s Ben Simmons or Duke’s Brandon Ingram...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 3 months ago 114,744 reads 181 comments

  6. Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on 2nd Overall Pick, Top Free-Agent Targets

    The Los Angeles Lakers are entering one of their more pivotal offseasons in recent history, one that figures to set the tone for the future of their illustrious franchise and lift them out of a dark time...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 months ago 112,156 reads 21 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 140,645 reads 196 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 107,249 reads 137 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 16,678 reads 4 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 33,985 reads 4 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 29,696 reads 5 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 54,388 reads 21 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 28,511 reads 2 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 46,790 reads 105 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 26,709 reads 38 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 61,485 reads 209 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 10,796 reads 3 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 17,000 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 5,534 reads 22 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 24,420 reads 2 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 47,421 reads 9 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 1,285 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 4 months ago 75,844 reads 12 comments

  24. 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 4 months ago 43,005 reads 10 comments

  25. 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 4 months ago 11,220 reads 88 comments