1. Byron Scott Comments on Kobe Bryant, D'Angelo Russell's Playing Time

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott says he's going to make a concerted effort to play the team's young players more after the All-Star break. Apparently, that effort does not apply to rookie guard D'Angelo Russell...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 10,324 reads 34 comments

  2. Los Angeles Lakers Must Aggressively Think Big Picture at NBA Trade Deadline

    When you’re as awful as the Los Angeles Lakers , blindly stomping through transitory desolation, great expectations do not likely exist at the NBA trade deadline...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 4 months ago 26,800 reads 26 comments

  3. Lakers Trade Rumors: Hottest Reports Surrounding Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Lakers might find themselves mired in the oddest rebuild the Association has to offer, but that hasn't stopped the team's name from coming up often ahead of the Feb...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 79,233 reads 2 comments

  4. Lakers Rumors: Trade Buzz Surrounding Nick Young, Brandon Bass and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers are in the midst of rebuilding, but the franchise could still be active at the 2016 NBA trade deadline. No one expected this team to be much better than its current 11-44 record, so nothing done will be out of panic...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 27,797 reads 6 comments

  5. Lakers Reportedly Oppose Ads on Jerseys: Latest Details and Reaction

    There are already ads on W NBA jerseys, and the majority of NBA teams apparently want the practice to cross over into their league. Just don’t count the Los Angeles Lakers as one of them...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 47,825 reads 94 comments

  6. Lakers Trade Rumors: Examining Top Buzz After NBA All-Star Weekend 2016

    Only in the NBA could an 11-win team dominate the headlines ahead of a trade deadline. But these are the Los Angeles Lakers , 11-44 through the All-Star break...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 8,027 reads 4 comments

  7. Los Angeles Lakers' 2016 NBA Trade-Deadline Strategy Blueprint

    It is no secret the Los Angeles Lakers have been in rebuilding mode for years now, and their annual losses have consistently increased during the process...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 4 months ago 93,908 reads 185 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant's All-Star Going-Away Party Comes at Fitting Time in NBA's Evolution

    The 2016 NBA All-Star Game capped a weekend devoted to celebrating Kobe Bryant , just as it signaled that the league he iconically defined for two decades no longer needs him. That's different than saying it doesn't want him anymore...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 months ago 177,723 reads 263 comments

  9. To Understand the End of Kobe Bryant, You Must Understand Where It Began

    Kobe Bryant was 18 years old when he formally introduced himself as a budding star to a national audience...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 5 months ago 134,869 reads 98 comments

  10. Cavaliers Fans Salute Kobe Bryant with Final Standing Ovation

    For Kobe Bryant , it was nothing but love during his last road trip to The Land. The highly anticipated matchup against LeBron James , the second-to-last of its kind, would have alone been a memorable moment in the Black Mamba retirement tour...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 5 months ago 10,114 reads 7 comments

  11. LeBron James Pass Takes D'Angelo Russell Down with Shot to the Groin

    You can drop your opponent with a crossover. You can drop them with a posterizing jam. This, however, probably isn't the best way to do it...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 5 months ago 46,181 reads 144 comments

  12. Kobe Bryant Gifts Paul George Pair of Shoes After Pacers Edge Lakers

    Kobe Bryant might have ruled out on-court gift presentations for his farewell tour, but he never laid out any ground rules for giving gifts...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 months ago 76,617 reads 23 comments

  13. Kobe Bryant Rises to Throw Down a Dunk, Lays It In

    Kobe Bryant has nothing left to prove, and he knows it. The Los Angeles Lakers star had plenty of time and space when rookie D'Angelo Russell lobbed a pass down the court during the second quarter of Monday's game against the Indiana Pacers ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 months ago 28,177 reads 66 comments

  14. Fresh NBA Trade Deadline Deals for the Los Angeles Lakers to Consider

    The Feb. 18 midseason trade deadline is less than two weeks away. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Lakers continue to sputter in last place in the Western Conference—large blocks of losses sporadically interrupted by a feel-good win or two...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 months ago 90,023 reads 32 comments

  15. Byron Scott Comments on D'Angelo Russell's Rookie Season, Progress and More

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard D'Angelo Russell isn't exactly having a big rookie season after he was selected second overall in the 2015 NBA draft...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 62,109 reads 297 comments

  16. LA Lakers Have Somehow Surpassed Philadelphia 76ers as NBA's Worst

    LOS ANGELES — On the shoulders of what might be the last awe-inspiring performance of Kobe Bryant ’s legendary career, the Los Angeles Lakers avoided losing a franchise-record 11th straight game on Tuesday night...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 5 months ago 53,692 reads 277 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant vs. Timberwolves: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    Kobe Bryant turned back the clock Tuesday night in the Los Angles Lakers ' 119-115 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center, and it was glorious...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 29,802 reads 96 comments

  18. Lakers' Julius Randle Has Long Way to Go to Reach Potential

    Through the first 50 games of his NBA career, Los Angeles Lakers power forward Julius Randle has established himself as one of the league's most enigmatic prospects...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 5 months ago 28,754 reads 116 comments

  19. Larry Nance Injury: Updates on Lakers PF's Knee and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers power forward Larry Nance Jr. had been sidelined with a sore knee since Jan. 31. However, he has been cleared to return to the lineup. Continue for updates...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 13,354 reads 54 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant Comments on Lakers After Blowout Loss to Hornets

    The Los Angeles Lakers lost 101-82 to the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday, dropping to a Western Conference-worst 9-41...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 5 months ago 80,023 reads 16 comments

  21. Lakers' D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson Backcourt Showing Promising Future

    LOS ANGELES — Jordan Clarkson and D’Angelo Russell might be the two most important players on the Los Angeles Lakers . Both are young and talented and possess several characteristics that are necessary for success in the modern game...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 5 months ago 36,894 reads 65 comments

  22. D'Angelo Russell Trade Rumors: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Lakers PG

    D'Angelo Russell was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers and expected to play a key role in their future, which may happen in a much different way than originally anticipated...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 207,589 reads 509 comments

  23. Like David Blatt, Lakers Head Coach Byron Scott Was Doomed from the Start

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers have the second-worst record in the league, own the NBA ’s worst defense since Dec...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 5 months ago 67,026 reads 128 comments

  24. Byron Scott Comments on D'Angelo Russell's Confidence, Recent Performance

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott is not afraid to call out his younger players if he feels like it will help them in the long run...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 5 months ago 11,801 reads 55 comments

  25. 4 Biggest Issues L.A. Lakers Must Address at the Trade Deadline

    More than halfway through the regular season, the Los Angeles Lakers continue to slog along in last place in the Western Conference...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 months ago 40,783 reads 16 comments