1. Rob Pelinka Calls Lonzo Ball 'Transcendent Talent,' Compares Impact to Tom Brady

    Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka set the bar high for No. 2 overall pick Lonzo Ball on Thursday, calling the team's new point guard a "transcendent talent...

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  2. Josh Hart NBA Draft 2017: Scouting Report, Grade for Lakers Rookie

    Looking for the best NBA coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination. B/R's NBA coverage delivers must-see hardwood analysis on a daily basis. You've never been so ready for some basketball...

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  3. Kyle Kuzma NBA Draft 2017: Scouting Report, Grade for Lakers Rookie

    Looking for the best NBA coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination. B/R's NBA coverage delivers must-see hardwood analysis on a daily basis. You've never been so ready for some basketball...

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  4. Kyle Kuzma, Josh Hart Picked by Lakers in 2017 NBA Draft, Join Lonzo Ball

    The Los Angeles Lakers added some pieces alongside Lonzo Ball for their rebuild in the latter portion of the first round of Thursday's NBA draft in the form of Kyle Kuzma and Josh Hart...

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  5. Luke Walton Comments on LaVar Ball Saying Lonzo Will Lead Lakers to Playoffs

    Lonzo Ball has come under more pressure thanks to repeated lofty comments by his father, LaVar, but his new coach with the Los Angeles Lakers doesn't believe this will be as big of an issue as many think...

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  6. LaVar Ball Booed as He Leaves 2017 NBA Draft, Throws Big Baller Hat into Crowd

    LaVar Ball was all smiles Thursday when the Los Angeles Lakers selected his son, Lonzo Ball , with the second pick in the NBA draft. That didn't change as he left Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York , to a chorus of jeers...

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  7. Lonzo Ball Says It's 'Funny' Joel Embiid Told Ben Simmons to Dunk on Him

    If Thursday night was any indication, the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers may soon have a little rivalry on their hands. Shortly after the Lakers selected Lonzo Ball with the second pick in the 2017 NBA draft, 2016 No...

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  8. Magic Johnson Welcomes Lonzo Ball to Lakers Nation on Twitter After Selection

    The greatest point guard in Los Angeles Lakers history welcomed the newest lead guard Thursday after the franchise selected Lonzo Ball with the No...

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  9. Lonzo Ball's New Lakers-Themed 'ZO2' Shoes by LaVar's Big Baller Brand Revealed

    Lonzo Ball is officially on the Los Angeles Lakers after being selected with the No. 2 pick of the NBA draft. Unsurprisingly, his father LaVar is already trying to cash in. According to Darren Rovell of ESPN...

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  10. Lonzo Ball NBA Draft 2017: Scouting Report, Grade for Lakers Rookie

    Looking for the best NBA coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination. B/R's NBA coverage delivers must-see hardwood analysis on a daily basis. You've never been so ready for some basketball...

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  11. LaVar Ball Says Lakers Will Make Playoffs Next Season After Lonzo Drafted No. 2

    LaVar Ball’s boisterous nature is not dying down anytime soon. The father of newly minted Los Angeles Laker Lonzo Ball made a playoff guarantee during his on-camera interview at the 2017 NBA draft...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 73,419 reads 0 comments

  12. Lakers Select Lonzo Ball No. 2 in 2017 NBA Draft as LaVar Predicted

    Lonzo Ball , one of the most unique talents to hit the NBA draft in years, is officially a member of the Los Angeles Lakers after he was taken with the No. 2 pick on Thursday night...

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  13. Lakers News: Latest Paul George Trade Rumors and Nick Young Free-Agency Buzz

    The Los Angeles Lakers are hours away from being on the clock at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York , with the second pick in the NBA draft, but the focus is squarely on deals they could make Thursday and beyond...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 7,780 reads 0 comments

  14. Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade Talk, Free Agency and Pre-Draft Buzz for Los Angeles

    The Magic Johnson-era kicked off with a subtle move to tank for the 2017 draft. The Los Angeles Lakers traded their top scorer Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a first-round pick...

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  15. Lonzo Ball Says He Doesn't Know Lakers' Plan for 2017 NBA Draft

    Lonzo Ball said the Los Angeles Lakers have not informed him whether they intend to take him with the No. 2 overall selection in Thursday's NBA draft. "You know, the Lakers have a plan," Ball said, per Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 16,434 reads 0 comments

  16. Nick Young Declines Lakers Contract Option, Test Free Agency

    Nick Young declined his $5.7 million player option for the 2017-18 season Wednesday and will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, according to the team ...

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  17. Lonzo Ball Pitches LeBron James on Joining Lakers, Says He's Ready to Lead

    Lonzo Ball hasn't even joined the Los Angeles Lakers yet, but he's already working as a pitchman to sell LeBron James on signing with the team...

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  18. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on Paul George Trade, Lonzo Ball and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers made a splash when they brought in Magic Johnson to run basketball operations as team president, and the ripple effects of that shake-up are starting to manifest...

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  19. With Paul George in Waiting, Lakers Strike a Deal to Open Door for His Arrival

    LOS ANGELES — What the bold new Los Angeles Lakers era of team president Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka boils down to is this: They believe they can deliver new superstars that others before them could not...

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  20. Lakers Trade Rumors: Kings Reportedly Reject Deal for No. 2 Pick in NBA Draft

    The Los Angeles Lakers are turning over every stone in hopes of landing Paul George in a trade with the Indiana Pacers , and that includes discussing a possible swap of lottery picks with the Sacramento Kings ...

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  21. Lakers Trade Rumors: Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson, Picks in Paul George Offer

    The Los Angeles Lakers already made one big trade Tuesday. Now they're trying to make it two. ESPN.com's Marc Stein reported the Lakers are attempting to trade the Nos...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 28,236 reads 0 comments

  22. Twitter Erupts as Lakers Trade D'Angelo Russell, Timofey Mozgov for Brook Lopez

    The Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers made a blockbuster trade Tuesday, causing a shift around the league before Thursday's draft...

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  23. D'Angelo Russell, Timofey Mozgov to Be Traded from Lakers for Brook Lopez, Pick

    The Los Angeles Lakers tabbed D'Angelo Russell as a key piece of their rebuild when they selected him second overall in the 2015 NBA draft. Two years later, the 21-year-old point guard is already on the move...

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  24. Lakers Rumors: Paul George Trade Options and Buzz on Potential Draft-Day Moves

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' rebuild will officially kick into high gear this summer. Magic Johnson has taken over as president of basketball operations, brought in Rob Pelinka as ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 17,333 reads 0 comments

  25. Lakers Trade Rumors: LA 'Dangling' D'Angelo Russell to Acquire Top-12 Draft Pick

    ESPN's Chad Ford reported Monday that the Los Angeles Lakers are dangling guard D'Angelo Russell to land another top-12 pick in the 2017 NBA draft...

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