1. LA Lakers Insider: D'Angelo Russell on Verge of Breakout Season

    LOS ANGELES — The impressive preseason glimpses of Los Angeles Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell are just a sign of what's to come: Russell is primed for a breakout sophomore season...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 3 months ago 27,698 reads 66 comments

  2. Los Angeles Lakers Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview

    Kobe Bryant had to check if Harrison Barnes had kicked him in the back of the leg. Instead, he had gone down without contact, his left Achilles tendon rendered in two...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 4 months ago 19,888 reads 72 comments

  3. LA Lakers Notebook: Post-Kobe Bryant Era Brings Hope, Clarity for Mitch Kupchak

    LOS ANGELES —  The Lakers were miserable last season, slogging through Kobe Bryant 's farewell campaign with a paltry 17-65 record. Since replacing the departed Byron Scott , rookie coach Luke Walton has begun a change of culture...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 4 months ago 13,205 reads 53 comments

  4. Byron Scott Says He Doesn't Have Relationship with Lakers Guard D'Angelo Russell

    Anyone paying attention to the Los Angeles Lakers last year could tell things were icy between head coach Byron Scott and rookie D'Angelo Russell...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 88,096 reads 109 comments

  5. LA Lakers Notebook: Defining Success Depends on Who You Ask

    LOS ANGELES — After winning back-to-back titles, the 2010-11 Los Angeles Lakers were swept out of the second round of the playoffs by Dirk Nowitzki and the champion Dallas Mavericks ...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 4 months ago 12,583 reads 42 comments

  6. New Coach. New Players. New Attitude: The Lakers Are Finally Smiling Again

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The common belief behind rebuilding is that you have to hit rock bottom. You have to feel so bad that you're truly motivated to feel good again. Dig a deep ditch—then build the big building...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 months ago 74,237 reads 45 comments

  7. Lakers News: Latest on Brandon Ingram, Julius Randle and D'Angelo Russell

    With an exciting new head coach, a budding young core and the addition of some veteran free agents, the Los Angeles Lakers appear confident that they can start building something special for this upcoming season...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 4 months ago 25,163 reads 1 comments

  8. Los Angeles Lakers 2016-17 NBA Training Camp Roster Rankings

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' media day was Monday , with training camp starting Tuesday in Santa Barbara. But many of the younger players already have a jump on the 2016-17 campaign...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 4 months ago 11,849 reads 45 comments

  9. Lakers Media Day 2016: Top Interviews, Photos, Video and Reaction

    Fans got their first look at the Kobe Bryant -less Los Angeles Lakers during the team's media day Monday. With Bryant retired, the Lakers are embarking on a new era...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 13,044 reads 60 comments

  10. NBA's Youngest Coach, Luke Walton, Is on the Level with Millennial-Laden Lakers

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – D'Angelo Russell's eyes are sparkling as he makes clear how he feels about his new coach. "At this level, I don't really know what it takes to win," Russell says...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 months ago 135,309 reads 98 comments

  11. Thomas Robinson to Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Los Angeles Lakers added depth to their frontcourt Wednesday, agreeing to sign power forward Thomas Robinson to a one-year deal, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 1,764 reads 0 comments

  12. Metta World Peace Re-Signs with LA Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Reaction

    Not even a coaching change can stop the bond between the Los Angeles Lakers and Metta World Peace . The Lakers agreed to terms with the veteran forward Wednesday, where he'll likely serve in a mentorship role for the young players on the roster...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 6,491 reads 6 comments

  13. D'Angelo Russell Comments on Rookie Season, Luke Walton and More

    Entering his second NBA season, D'Angelo Russell is slated to become a focal point for the Los Angeles Lakers with Kobe Bryant basking in retirement...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 6,205 reads 55 comments

  14. Luke Walton Comments on Brandon Ingram, D'Angelo Russell, State of Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers haven't cracked 30 wins since the 2012-13 season, but new head coach Luke Walton will attempt to reverse course and lead the Purple and Gold back to prosperity during his first year at the helm...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 51,087 reads 87 comments

  15. Kobe Congratulates Shaq Via Instagram for Induction into Hall of Fame

    Much has been said and written about the sometimes contentious relationship between former Los Angeles Lakers teammates Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 5 months ago 9,456 reads 5 comments

  16. Julius Randle Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Hand and Recovery

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle suffered a laceration to his right hand in practice Monday and will miss at least the next two weeks. Continue for updates. Randle Needs Stitches After Practice Injury Tuesday, Aug...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 31,512 reads 89 comments

  17. Brandon Ingram, Lakers Agree to Contract: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft, Brandon Ingram, signed his rookie contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, the team announced . The signing comes over a month after No...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 months ago 42,688 reads 72 comments

  18. Kobe Bryant Day Declared by Los Angeles City Council

    Life after basketball is looking pretty good for Kobe Bryant . After 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers , the city he called home will honor the Black Mamba with a day just ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 43,778 reads 127 comments

  19. Yi Jianlian to Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Yi Jianlian didn't live up to the star billing bestowed upon him when the Milwaukee Bucks selected him with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft, but the Chinese standout is headed back to the Association following four years abroad...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 48,916 reads 29 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant Catches Fan Filming His Family, Gives the Death Stare

    Kobe Bryant may have retired from the hardwood, but his Mamba Mentality is still alive and well. The well-being of this nosy neighboring fan, however, is less certain...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 5 months ago 88,561 reads 67 comments

  21. Nick Young Comments on Relationship with D'Angelo Russell After Video Incident

    Nick Young is willing to let bygones be bygones with Los Angeles Lakers teammate D'Angelo Russell. In March, Russell recorded a conversation between him and Young in which Young admitted to having cheated on then-fiancee Iggy Azalea...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 108,649 reads 129 comments

  22. Lakers 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off the worst season in franchise history, but Thursday's   schedule release for the 2016-17 NBA regular season generated feelings of hopefulness and new beginnings for the storied organization...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 12,929 reads 36 comments

  23. Realistic Expectations for LA Lakers Rookie Ivica Zubac in 2016-17

    During the recently concluded Las Vegas Summer League, rookie big man Ivica Zubac surpassed all expectations. The 19-year-old Croatian was the Los Angeles Lakers ’ 32nd overall draft pick in June...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 months ago 52,694 reads 69 comments

  24. Don't Count LA Lakers Out of the Russell Westbrook Hunt Just Yet

    The Los Angeles Lakers showed significant vital signs during this year's NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. D'Angelo Russell knocked down clutch shots, commanded L.A.'s offense and poured in 21...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 58,966 reads 41 comments

  25. Realistic Expectations for LA Lakers Rookie Brandon Ingram in 2016-17

    The Los Angeles Lakers entered the offseason needing a small forward who could contribute right away while also growing with the team for years to come. They got just that with Brandon Ingram...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 months ago 46,013 reads 61 comments