1. NBA Top 22 Under 22: Ranking the League's Top Young Stars

    The NBA talent pool is overflowing. The banana boat generation still claims a few spots near the top of the food chain, while in-prime 20-somethings are making their presences felt all across the MVP race...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 months ago 243,337 reads 0 comments

  2. Larry Nance Jr. Suffers Sprained Wrist During Pelicans vs. Lakers

    Los Angeles Lakers power forward Larry Nance Jr. suffered a right wrist sprain during Sunday's 105-97 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans , per Baxter Holmes of ESPN.com...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 2,177 reads 0 comments

  3. Jeanie Buss Sought Restraining Order Against Brothers to Keep Lakers Control

    Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss sought a temporary restraining order Friday against her brothers, Jim and Johnny, after they attempted to "oust her as the Lakers president ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 74,280 reads 0 comments

  4. Nick Young, Lou Williams Troll Each Other over Unpaid Debt on Twitter

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young learned he may want to stay away from Twitter if he allegedly owes somebody cash. Young sent out what probably seemed, at the time, to be a harmless tweet Thursday...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 3 months ago 12,609 reads 0 comments

  5. Magic Johnson, Luke Walton Challenging D'Angelo Russell to Be More of a Leader

    LOS ANGELES — "Who will be the next Magic Johnson?" For a moment, the Hall of Famer was speechless...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 3 months ago 38,239 reads 0 comments

  6. Agent Rob Pelinka Is a Shrewd Gamble for Los Angeles Lakers General Manager Job

    LOS ANGELES — As president of the National Basketball Players Association, Derek Fisher was tasked with guiding his constituents through a difficult battle...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 3 months ago 53,241 reads 0 comments

  7. Lakers Reportedly Agree to Contract Buyout with Jose Calderon

    The Los Angeles Lakers and veteran point guard Jose Calderon have reportedly agreed to a buyout that would make him a free agent, the Lakers announced on Tuesday. ESPN's Marc Stein was the first to report the news on Feb...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 2,185 reads 0 comments

  8. LA Lakers Player Grades Heading into NBA Stretch Run

    Following the All-Star Game, the Los Angeles Lakers endured a week filled with change. Earvin " Magic " Johnson took over as the team's new president of basketball operations, ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 3 months ago 19,631 reads 0 comments

  9. Grading the Los Angeles Lakers' Trade Deadline Performance

    The Los Angeles Lakers were arguably the most active team at the trade deadline, but some of their biggest moves didn’t involve trades. Primarily, they overhauled their front office...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 21,454 reads 0 comments

  10. New Lakers Regime Now Faces Difficult but Doable Path to Paul George

    LOS ANGELES — There wasn't enough time left in the season—or talent left on the roster—for the Boston Celtics to confidently deal for Paul George at Thursday's NBA trade deadline...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 3 months ago 149,250 reads 0 comments

  11. Lakers Trade Rumors: Reviewing Latest Chatter on 2017 Deadline Day

    The Los Angeles Lakers didn't land DeMarcus Cousins —and apparently they didn't want to, in a rather surprising turn of events for the storied franchise...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 30,564 reads 0 comments

  12. Lakers Trade Rumors: Nick Young Reportedly Placed on Trade Block

    The Los Angeles Lakers already traded Lou Williams on Tuesday, per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, and are reportedly attempting to move veteran Nick Young as well in an effort to bolster their rebuild...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 53,223 reads 0 comments

  13. Lakers Trade Rumors: Hottest Reports Surrounding Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Lakers —unlike past marches to the trade deadline—have had an eventful few days. This isn't a case of tempered expectations, either. The Lakers have actually made some moves, in the front office and out...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 9,376 reads 0 comments

  14. Lakers Trade Rumors: Paul George Reportedly Targeted by Magic Johnson

    Although Magic Johnson is still getting acclimated to his new job with the Los Angeles Lakers as president of basketball operations, he is apparently trying to make a big splash before Thursday's 3 p...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 101,226 reads 0 comments

  15. Lakers Rumors: Trade Buzz Surrounding Nick Young, Brandon Ingram and More

    So, the Los Angeles Lakers have been busy. On Tuesday, team governor Jeanie Buss announced that Lakers legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson was taking over as president of basketball operations...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 19,379 reads 0 comments

  16. Byron Scott Says Lakers Can Win NBA Title Within 5 Years with Magic Johnson

    Former player and coach of the Los Angeles Lakers Byron Scott believes Magic Johnson is the man who can turn around the franchise...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 9,494 reads 0 comments

  17. Despite Swift Changes, Patience Will Be a Virtue for Lakers in Magic Johnson Era

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Magic Johnson has waited a long, long time for this. Taking a break late Tuesday afternoon after talking to 10 NBA general managers (with three more ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 3 months ago 44,024 reads 0 comments

  18. Lou Williams Traded to Rockets; Lakers Receive Corey Brewer, Draft Pick

    In the midst of a rebuild, the Los Angeles Lakers made a move to bolster their asset stockpile Tuesday when they traded Sixth Man of the Year candidate Lou Williams to the Houston ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 174,856 reads 0 comments

  19. Lakers Trade Rumors: Hornets Reportedly 'Aggressively Pursuing' Lou Williams

    Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Lou Williams has been a hot trade candidate in advance of the NBA 's Feb. 23 deadline, and a new suitor has reportedly emerged for his services...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 9,176 reads 0 comments

  20. Magic Johnson's Old Tweets Gain New Life After Lakers Name Him Executive

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced a major front-office shakeup Tuesday when they officially named Magic Johnson president of basketball operations...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 3 months ago 272 reads 0 comments

  21. Jeanie Buss, Magic Johnson Discuss Lakers' Future After Front Office Restructure

    Los Angeles Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss and new president of basketball operations Magic Johnson appeared Tuesday on Spectrum SportsNet to discuss the decision-making that led to ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 11,959 reads 0 comments

  22. Lakers Trade Rumors: Examining Top Buzz After NBA All-Star Weekend 2017

    As NBA trade deadline rumors continue to circulate, the Los Angeles Lakers front office went through significant changes on Tuesday. According to NBA...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 3 months ago 7,228 reads 0 comments

  23. Magic Johnson Wants Kobe Bryant to Return to Lakers in Player Relations Role

    After the Los Angeles Lakers announced Tuesday they hired Magic Johnson to be their president of basketball operations, an official return for Kobe Bryant may be in the works as well...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 9,679 reads 0 comments

  24. Magic Johnson Leaves ESPN to Become Lakers President of Basketball Operations

    After officially joining the Los Angeles Lakers front office, Magic Johnson will not be able to fulfill his duties at ESPN...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 8,226 reads 0 comments

  25. Magic Johnson's Old Tweets Gain New Life After Lakers Name Him Executive

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced a major front-office shake-up Tuesday when they named Magic Johnson president of basketball operations...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 3 months ago 21,280 reads 0 comments