1. Julius Randle Ready to Fulfill Lakers' Massive Expectations

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — It was just last year that Julius Randle walked into a new spot, looked around at a bunch of new dudes and soon enough established himself as the best player on the team...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 10 days ago 56,749 reads 241 comments

  2. Randle on Playing with Kobe: I've Been Warned

    The Lakers introduced former Kentucky forward Julius Randle on Monday morning at their practice facility in El Segundo...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 days ago 8,824 reads 1 comments

  3. Mitch Kupchak Says Kobe Looks Good, Could Play Some Small Forward

    Kobe Bryant plans to come back with a vengeance next season after playing only six games last season. Many people doubt whether Kobe can return at the same level after two serious injuries, but he plans on proving everyone wrong...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 10 days ago 4,238 reads 3 comments

  4. The Javaris Crittenton Story

    I stand in the center of a busy strip mall parking lot just off Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles, wiping the sweat from my brow. It is unseasonably hot for February, and my pulse is racing...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 10 days ago 1,894 reads 0 comments

  5. Why Lakers Make Sense for Carmelo

    As tricky as it was for the Los Angeles Lakers to clear up all the cap space that they have for this summer, now the even bigger trick becomes convincing a top-tier free agent to come in and take that money...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 10 days ago 4,269 reads 2 comments

  6. Lakers Rumors: Potential Targets Heading into Free Agency

    As the free-agency period nears, there are already more than a few players who are rumored to be potential targets for the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 10 days ago 13,648 reads 9 comments

  7. Randle Excited to Play with Kobe

    .@J30_RANDLE on playing w/ @kobebryant: “I've been warned that he can push his teammates. I'm excited about the opportunity...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 days ago 919 reads 0 comments

  8. Report: Lakers Make Ryan Kelly Restricted FA

    The Lakers took a small step in providing clarity to their nearly barren roster, extending reserve forward Ryan Kelly with a $1.1 million qualifying offer that will make him a restricted free agent...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 days ago 2,853 reads 3 comments

  9. Lakers News: Latest on Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and More

    This will likely be a big offseason for the Los Angeles Lakers , as one of the NBA 's most storied franchises won't sit back and suffer a disappointing season for the second year in a row...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 10 days ago 24,099 reads 2 comments

  10. Lakers Rumors: Lakers Will Meet with Carmelo Anthony

    After initial reports suggested otherwise, it appears that the Lakers will indeed get a face-to-face meeting with free agent Carmelo Anthony this week. From Marc Stein of ESPN.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 10 days ago 4,926 reads 6 comments

  11. Lakers Rumors: Pau Gasol's Loyalty to the Franchise Puts LA in Ideal Situation

    The Los Angeles Lakers may have an ace in the hole in Pau Gasol . Even though the team dragged his name through the trade-rumors mud for the last three years, and even traded ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 10 days ago 12,677 reads 0 comments

  12. How Kobe Bryant Can Be Perfect Mentor for Julius Randle

    Julius Randle will need some guidance during his rookie season with the Los Angeles Lakers , and Kobe Bryant will be the man to give it to him. Randle, the No...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 11 days ago 15,216 reads 34 comments

  13. Lakers Working Sign-and-Trade with Pau Gasol Could Be Win-Win for Both Sides

    It's decision time for the Los Angeles Lakers . With nearly $30 million in cap space, the franchise is positioned to make some serious changes as it attempts to surround superstar ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 11 days ago 44,874 reads 146 comments

  14. Can Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol Lure Carmelo Anthony to Los Angeles Lakers?

    Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers have eyes on Pau Gasol , which they're hoping is enough for Carmelo Anthony to have eyes on them...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 days ago 14,991 reads 53 comments

  15. Los Angeles Lakers Poised to Be Major Players in 2014 Free-Agent Market

    Returning to contention may not take as long as the Los Angeles Lakers thought. Injuries and insufficient talent left the Lakers gasping for air in 2013-14, their playoff hopes dashed and their season lost...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 days ago 87,125 reads 283 comments

  16. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on Pau Gasol, Coaching Search and More

    Change is coming after a disastrous season for the Los Angeles Lakers . Last year, the Lakers won a measly 27 games, their worst total since moving from Minneapolis in 1960. That's even including the 1998-99 and 2011-12 lockout-shortened seasons...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 11 days ago 6,576 reads 1 comments

  17. GM Mitch Kupchak: Los Angeles Lakers Prepared to 'Go All Out' in Free Agency

    Sit tight, Los Angeles Lakers fans, because your team sure isn't. Anyone who thought the Lakers would play it safe during free agency and bide their time until next summer was apparently wrong...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 11 days ago 39,768 reads 254 comments

  18. Lakers Rumors: Team Interested in Ariza, Lowry, Monroe, and Frye

    With NBA free agency quickly approaching on July 1, the Los Angeles Lakers are expected to pursue LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 11 days ago 4,161 reads 3 comments

  19. Lakers Rumors: Adding Chris Bosh and Carmelo Anthony Would Make L.A. Contenders

    Every team would want LeBron James if it could have him, but the fact is, the King can only rule one court. As we saw in this past NBA Finals, the best player in the world doesn't guarantee a championship...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 11 days ago 13,671 reads 8 comments

  20. Los Angeles Lakers: Why Kupchak Should Hire Byron Scott to Right the Ship

    The Los Angeles Lakers are the only team in the NBA that does not currently have a head coach for the upcoming season...

    Bryan Kalbrosky Written by Bryan Kalbrosky about 12 days ago 4,344 reads 6 comments

  21. DeAndre Kane: The Undrafted Free Agent Who Will Prove Everyone Wrong

    Former Iowa State standout DeAndre Kane has the size, strength and skill needed to survive at the NBA level. That combination did not, however, make him one of the 60 names called during the 2014 draft...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 12 days ago 73,304 reads 110 comments

  22. Report: Lakers Make Bazemore a Free Agent

    The Lakers have chosen not to extend a qualifying offer to Kent Bazemore, reports David Pick of Eurobasket...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 12 days ago 6,665 reads 26 comments

  23. Lakers Rumors: Why Knicks' Pursuit of Pau Gasol Makes Sense for Both Teams

    From the sound of things, big changes are coming for the Los Angeles Lakers . Earlier this week, the team took their first step to returning to glory, at the 2014 NBA draft, as former University of Kentucky Wildcat Julius Randle slipped to No...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 12 days ago 10,419 reads 2 comments

  24. Lakers Rumors: LA's Free-Agency Plan Is Perfect Way to Build Future

    Now that the Los Angeles Lakers have added an impact player through the draft, their next step to recapturing glory is playing the free-agent market...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 days ago 19,592 reads 20 comments

  25. Randle: 'My Goal Is to Prove I'm the Best'

    few days before he was drafted by the Lakers with the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, Kentucky forward Julius Randle spoke to GQ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 13 days ago 3,970 reads 2 comments