1. Lakers Officially Choose Not to Stretch Out Nash's Salary

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 17 days ago 4,507 reads 1 comments

  2. Lakers' Swaggy P Demonstrates Unique Joy Needed in Dog Days of NBA Offseason

    LOS ANGELES — I just had a dream about Swaggy P, and I'm curious what that might mean. A little worried what that might mean, actually...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 17 days ago 51,583 reads 220 comments

  3. Jennings: Kobe's Numbers 'Should Be Retired Throughout the NBA'

    Brandon Jennings is a huge Kobe Bryant fan and recently went as far as saying that the five-time champion is “really the greatest ever” ahead of Michael Jordan.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 18 days ago 916 reads 1 comments

  4. Why Kobe Bryant Will Still Be the Best Shooting Guard in the League

    The last time Kobe Bryant played a full (or relatively full) season, he completed one of his most impressive seasons.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 18 days ago 2,099 reads 1 comments

  5. Could Lakers Pursue Blatche or O'Neal?

    Plenty of teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers , would love to add a veteran big man to their roster and there are couple of players who can still go on the market...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 18 days ago 8,206 reads 13 comments

  6. INSTAGRAM: Ryan Kelly Training MMA in off-Season

    Ryan Kelly had an extremely promising rookie year averaging about eight points and four rebounds in 22 minutes per game. But Kelly knows he has a lot of work to do to turn that promise into production on the floor...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 19 days ago 2,646 reads 0 comments

  7. Iggy Azalea Hits Trick Shot at Los Angeles Lakers Facility (Video)

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 19 days ago 1,299 reads 0 comments

  8. Should the Lakers Trade for Rajon Rondo?

    Jackie MacMullan, the longtime Boston sportswriter and ESPN contributor, revealed this week that Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has told the team he “wants out”, meaning that he has requested a trade from the organization...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 19 days ago 100 reads 1 comments

  9. Los Angeles Lakers' Paper-Thin Wing Depth Waiting to Be Exposed

    When you can count in your midst one of the two best shooting guards in NBA history, lack of wing depth shouldn’t be very high on the concern scale...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 20 days ago 17,546 reads 61 comments

  10. Do the Los Angeles Lakers Owe Kobe Bryant More in His Final Chapter?

    As Kobe Bryant prepares for the mental, physical and emotional rides sure to follow in his 19th NBA season, it cannot be easy for him to shake one haunting question. Is this it? That's not a confrontation with mortality either...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 21 days ago 24,389 reads 161 comments

  11. Pros and Cons of Los Angeles Lakers Gambling on Michael Beasley

    From the Miami Heat to the Minnesota Timberwolves . From the Wolves to the desert-based Phoenix Suns . From the Suns back to South Beach and the Heat...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 21 days ago 38,349 reads 74 comments

  12. NBA2K15: Kobe Bryant, Jeremy Lin Featured in Trailer

    The Los Angeles Lakers are turning over a new leaf heading into the 2014-15 NBA season with many new faces on the roster and on the sidelines...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 21 days ago 1,427 reads 0 comments

  13. Diagnosing Los Angeles Lakers' Remaining Roster Flaws

    Optimism comes cheaply in August for followers of the Los Angeles Lakers . It should not, however, be confused with reality. Make no mistake: The Lakers of 2014-15 will not be very good...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 22 days ago 23,023 reads 73 comments

  14. NBA Player Spreads Dumb Hoax About a "Real Life Purge"

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 22 days ago 1,012 reads 0 comments

  15. Kobe's Doctor Discusses Lakers Star's Legendary Pain Tolerance

    For a recent SI Longform story, I spoke with Judy Seto, the longtime physical therapist for Kobe Bryant and the Lakers . The excerpts from our conversation focus on Bryant, his recovery and his singular pain tolerance...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 22 days ago 1,908 reads 0 comments

  16. What Are LA Lakers Looking for with Final Offseason Moves?

    Most NBA teams are settling in after an offseason of change or inaction, introducing new faces, welcoming back old ones, giving little or no thought to forthcoming additions and subtractions...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 22 days ago 36,305 reads 113 comments

  17. What Kobe Bryant Can Learn from Paul Pierce's Ageless Game

    He may be 36 years old and coming off a season fraught with injury, but Kobe Bryant 's superhuman credentials remain as credible as ever...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 22 days ago 18,419 reads 38 comments

  18. Top 5 Reasons Why the Los Angeles Lakers Won't Make the Playoffs This Season

    Despite acquiring a few fresh faces this summer, the Los Angeles Lakers are not prepared to qualify for playoff contention...

    Josh Haar Written by Josh Haar about 22 days ago 2,209 reads 4 comments

  19. Lakers Rumors: Los Angeles Has Better Free-Agent Options Than Michael Beasley

    The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to fill out the remaining spots on their roster before training camp begins, and one player drawing serious interest from the organization again is former Miami Heat forward Michael Beasley...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 22 days ago 10,180 reads 6 comments

  20. Lakers Rumors: Michael Beasley Workout Buzz and What Signing Would Mean for L.A.

    While the frenzy of the summer's free-agent activity may be in the rearview mirror, the process of building a complete squad for the coming season continues for several NBA teams...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 22 days ago 9,111 reads 3 comments

  21. Byron Scott Seeks Return to Traditional Principles

    After experiencing decreasing returns in recent years, the Los Angeles Lakers seem to be making a concerted effort to rebrand themselves. But not in some modernistic, forward-thinking way...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 23 days ago 6,404 reads 7 comments

  22. Breaking Down the Lakers' Best and Worst Fits in Byron Scott's System

    New Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott has already made it clear how he will run his team. First and foremost comes a fundamental defensive identity and toughness. " Defensive philosophy has to be constant", Scott told Lakers...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 23 days ago 9,516 reads 7 comments

  23. Report: Lakers Work out Michael Beasley Again, Plus 7 Others

    The Los Angeles Lakers held a free agent workout on Wednesday, and Michael Beasley was one of the seven players, according to USA Today's Sam Amick. The Lakers also gave Beasley a look at the end of July...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 23 days ago 8,619 reads 5 comments

  24. Will Steve Nash Be Los Angeles Lakers' Biggest X-Factor in 2014-15?

    Steve Nash still matters to the Los Angeles Lakers . For the most part, this aging and fading 40-year-old star matters because of what he can't do. He has played in only 65 games since 2012-13, including just 15 last season...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 23 days ago 14,112 reads 53 comments

  25. Kobe Bryant Studying Paul Pierce's Game

    Kobe Bryant is going to be a different player this upcoming season. We may not be watching the explosive reverse dunks of yesteryear. This time, Kobe is 36...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 23 days ago 4,913 reads 4 comments