1. Ranking the Best Athlete Rap Bars of the Season (So Far)

    It's 2018. Anyone who wants to make a song can literally record themselves on their phone, slap it on a Soundclick beat, and boom: They're a "rapper...

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  2. Lakers to Honor Elgin Baylor with Statue Outside Staples Center

    The Los Angeles Lakers will honor Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor with a statue outside of the Staples Center, according to Bill Oram of the Orange County Register ...

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  3. Los Angeles Lakers' Midseason Awards

    The Los Angeles Lakers are a step beyond the halfway point of 2017-18, and they still look strikingly similar to recent iterations. Their playoff drought seems likely to extend the franchise's record for futility...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. Lakers News: Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram Ruled out vs. Grizzlies Due to Injury

    Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball and small forward Brandon Ingram will miss Monday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies , Spectrum SportsNet's Mike Trudell reported...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. 'The Kid Could Stop All of It': NBA Execs Think Lonzo Should Tell Pops to Chill

    LaVar Ball, the outspoken father of the Los Angeles Lakers ' No. 2 overall pick and presumptive franchise cornerstone, Lonzo, has hopscotched along the line of propriety for months ...

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  6. Lakers Rumors: Gary Payton II to Sign 2-Way Contract with LA

    The Los Angeles Lakers will sign free-agent point guard Gary Payton II to a two-way contract, The Vertical's Shams Charania reported Sunday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  7. Lonzo Ball MRI on Knee Injury Reveals 'Minor' Sprain; Questionable vs. Grizzlies

    Los Angeles Lakers announced guard Lonzo Ball had an MRI that revealed a "minor" left knee sprain. He is considered questionable for Monday's game vs. the Memphis Grizzlies ...

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  8. Kenan Thompson Impersonates LaVar Ball on SNL to Update Lithuania Trip

    Big Baller Brand CEO LaVar Ball and sons LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball have made headlines throughout their stint in Lithuania. On Saturday, "LaVar" spoke about the experience during a Saturday Night Live "Weekend Update" segment...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. Magic Johnson Tweets Support for Luke Walton Amid LaVar Ball Criticism

    Magic Johnson, president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers , threw his support behind head coach Luke Walton after Saturday's 107-101 victory over the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. Lakers Defeat Mavericks 107-101 in OT Despite Lonzo Ball's Shooting Struggles

    The Los Angeles Lakers overcame a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter Saturday and went on to score a 107-101 overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center in Dallas...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Jeanie Buss Tweets Support for Luke Walton Amid David Fizdale Hiring Rumors

    Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss tweeted a photo Saturday that also included a message of support for head coach Luke Walton ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Brandon Ingram Ruled Out vs. Mavericks with Ankle Injury

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram left Saturday's game against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center with an ankle injury...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. Lakers Rumors: Luke Walton Not Supported by Team; David Fizdale May Be Candidate

    ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst appeared on The Rich Eisen Show on Friday and said he's been contacted by executives and agents who believe Luke Walton may not be long for the Los Angeles Lakers ...

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  14. Lonzo Ball, Lakers Beat Spurs 93-81; Brandon Ingram Drops 26

    The Los Angeles Lakers are not contenders this season, but they have found their footing after a disastrous swoon...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Forward Jamil Wilson Reportedly Sued for Sexual Battery and Fraud

    NBA forward Jamil Wilson is reportedly the subject of a lawsuit in which he has been accused of sexual battery and fraud. According to TMZ Sports , the plaintiff is a woman who said she dated Wilson from November 2016 through June 2017...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. Julius Randle Saves Lonzo Ball Alley-Oop with Overhead Finger Roll

    Sometimes, it's better to be lucky than good. With under 7:30 to play in the second quarter of Tuesday's game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings at Staples ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Reggie Miller Rips LaVar Ball, Says LiAngelo, LaMelo Have 'No Shot' at NBA

    TNT NBA analyst Reggie Miller took LaVar Ball to task Tuesday, saying LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball have "no shot of playing in the NBA...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. How L.A. Lakers Could Trade Julius Randle, Larry Nance, Jordan Clarkson

    LOS ANGELES — Before the season, Los Angeles Lakers President of Basketball Operations Earvin " Magic " Johnson called Larry Nance Jr. the team's secret weapon...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Kyle Kuzma Defends Luke Walton Amid LaVar Ball's Criticism of Lakers HC

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma threw his support behind head coach Luke Walton after LaVar Ball asserted Walton was losing the team. " Luke is my guy...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Report: Lonzo Ball More Concerned with Play Than LaVar, Luke Walton Controversy

    Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball is reportedly more interested in his play on the court than weighing in on the controversy regarding his father, LaVar, and head coach Luke Walton ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. NBCA Calls LaVar Ball ESPN Interview 'Salacious,' Says It Lacked Integrity

    The National Basketball Coaches Association released a statement Monday that harshly criticizes an ESPN.com report in which LaVar Ball says Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton "doesn't have control of the team no more...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. Stan Van Gundy Calls LaVar Ball Interview with ESPN 'Some Cheap Bulls--t'

    Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy is not a fan of ESPN's coverage of LaVar Ball. "That was some cheap bulls--t," Van Gundy said Monday of the network giving a voice ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  23. Lakers Trade Rumors: Jordan Clarkson, Julius Randle, Larry Nance on the Block

    The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly looking to trade some of their younger players in an effort to "shed salary for summer free agency." Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. 'It Gets Old All the Time:' Lakers Already Sick of Lavar Ball-Walton Controversy

    LOS ANGELES — The Lakers must have seen this coming, the unrestrained punditry of their prized draft pick's father. You can't say we didn't warn them...

    Dave Schilling Written by Dave Schilling about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Possible DeAndre Jordan Trade, LaVar Ball and More

    Th e Los Angeles Clippers ' center DeAndre Jordan could be on the move to the Cleveland Cavaliers . For the right price, of course...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments