1. 6 Low-Cost Targets for Los Angeles Lakers in NBA Free Agency

    The Los Angeles Lakers are stuck in a four-year rut that has redefined the word "struggle" for the historically dominant NBA franchise. Suffice it to say, their free-agency shopping list is extensive...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 months ago 30,054 reads 0 comments

  2. Lakers Reportedly 'Enamored' with Lonzo Ball

    We know LaVar Ball wants his son to play for the Los Angeles Lakers . We know Lonzo Ball wants it too —even if he's more diplomatic than his bombastic father. It appears the Lakers are all-in on the UCLA prospect as well...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 177,941 reads 0 comments

  3. Luol Deng Undergoes Surgery on Pectoral Injury, Expected to Make Full Recovery

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng underwent successful surgery to repair his right pectoral muscle, the team announced Wednesday ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 221 reads 0 comments

  4. Magic Johnson Tells Luke Walton Lakers Will Get 'Top-3 Pick'

    The 2017 NBA draft lottery doesn't occur until May 16, but it appears Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton is already confident the basketball fates will smile upon his club...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 3 months ago 32,547 reads 0 comments

  5. Lakers Fans Recruit Pacers' Paul George at Disneyland

    Los Angeles Lakers fans hoped to woo Paul George by pestering him at Disneyland. With his Indiana Pacers eliminated from the NBA playoffs, the All-Star visited the California theme park...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 3 months ago 49,990 reads 0 comments

  6. Los Angeles Lakers' 2017 Offseason Blueprint

    It's been a while since the NBA offseason was just a period of rest and relaxation for the Los Angeles Lakers to unwind after another lengthy playoff run...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 months ago 15,459 reads 0 comments

  7. Lonzo Ball Compares His Game to Magic Johnson, Talks Possibly Playing for Lakers

    Lonzo Ball , one of the top talents in this year's NBA draft, spoke with Shams Charania of The Vertical about Magic Johnson's influence on his game and his desire to play for his hometown Los Angeles Lakers , among other topics...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 6,984 reads 0 comments

  8. Breaking Down the Los Angeles Lakers' Potential Path to Paul George

    LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, the Indiana Pacers were eliminated from the postseason in four games by the Cleveland Cavaliers , 106-102...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 3 months ago 72,548 reads 0 comments

  9. Lakers Rumors: Paul George Didn't Hide Intention to Play for LA with Pacers

    Indiana Pacers superstar Paul George reportedly was open about his desire to play for the Los Angeles Lakers , his former teammates say...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 73,828 reads 0 comments

  10. Kobe Bryant Performs Slam Poem About Steve Urkel on 'The Tonight Show'

    A stone-faced assassin on the court, the retired Kobe Bryant loosened up by performing a slam poem about Family Matters ' Steve Urkel on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 3 months ago 20,824 reads 0 comments

  11. Ranking the Best Athletes of the 2017 NBA Draft Class

    When it comes to the NBA draft, teams love to chase upside and potential. Often times, those categories are heavily driven by athletic ability...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 22,995 reads 0 comments

  12. Biggest Takeaways from Los Angeles Lakers' 2016-17 NBA Season

    For a franchise with a history as rich as the Los Angeles Lakers , a 26-win season hardly seems like a watershed moment...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 months ago 15,130 reads 0 comments

  13. Ranking the Best Handles in 2017 NBA Draft Class

    The 2017 NBA draft class will be loaded with point guards who dazzle off the dribble. The sharper the handle, the tougher a player is to contain in isolation and ball-screen situations...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 21,511 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Position Power Rankings, End of Regular Season Edition: Ranking Top 100

    You've seen how the league's best point guards stacked up against one another, learning whether Russell Westbrook or James Harden reigned supreme and how far down in the pecking order Stephen Curry sits on the heels of back-to-back MVPs...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 403,353 reads 0 comments

  15. Believe It or Not, the 2016-17 Season Was a Success for the Los Angeles Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — For the first time in two decades, the Los Angeles Lakers gathered together for training camp in late September without future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant on the roster...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 3 months ago 25,939 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Power Rankings as Playoffs Begin

    This will be the last set of power rankings that includes all 30 NBA teams for a while. Shed a tear if you need to. For the most part, the 82-game schedule sorted things out...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 143,683 reads 0 comments

  17. Metta World Peace Says Lakers Probably Won't Bring Him Back Next Season

    Los Angeles Lakers small forward Metta World Peace said Thursday that Magic Johnson, the team's new president of basketball operations, told him he likely won't be back with the organization for the 2017-18 NBA season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 9,208 reads 0 comments

  18. B/R Kicks: Revisiting Kobe Bryant's Signature Sneakers

    Bidding farewell to Kobe Bryant after his retirement at the conclusion of the 2015-16 NBA season remains a hurdle many of us in the sneaker community haven't yet climbed over...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 3 months ago 9,055 reads 0 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant's Last Game, from the Players, Reporters and Coaches Who Were There

    "Mamba out." As last lines go, this falls somewhere between "Rosebud" and whatever the last line of Ghost in the Shell was. Like Kobe Bryant 's trademark playing style, it seemed to be both totally extemporaneous and meticulously planned...

    Dave Schilling Written by Dave Schilling about 3 months ago 55,337 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Position Power Rankings, End of Regular Season Edition: Centers

    Youth continues to reign supreme for NBA centers. Though a few wily veterans have maintained spots near the top, five of the 10 best have yet to celebrate their 25th birthdays...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 153,700 reads 0 comments

  21. Each Non-NBA Playoff Team's Key Offseason Decision

    For most of the NBA , there’s too much to do right now to start thinking about next season. Scouting playoff matchups, getting guys healthy and ready for a long postseason ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 months ago 56,807 reads 0 comments

  22. From D-League Tryout to Lakers Dream Job, David Nwaba 'Enjoying Every Second'

    LOS ANGELES — The courts at Palms Middle School were uneven. Only some of the baskets had chain nets; others were bare or bent. Blades of grass snuck through cracks in the pavement...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 3 months ago 10,970 reads 0 comments

  23. End-of-Season Grades for Each Los Angeles Lakers Player

    For a team that seemed destined for yet another draft lottery pick, the Los Angeles Lakers have recently turned an unexpected corner by winning again. The Purple and Gold have been victorious in their last four games...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 4 months ago 15,067 reads 0 comments

  24. D'Angelo Russell Hits Game-Winner, Then Reveals Grandma Died Earlier on Sunday

    Los Angeles Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell had some extra motivation Sunday when he hit the game-winning three-pointer in his team's 110-109 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 107,693 reads 0 comments

  25. Lakers Assistant GM Glenn Carraro Resigns After 17 Years with Franchise

    Los Angeles Lakers assistant general manager Glenn Carraro resigned Thursday, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski . Lakers Nation's Serena Winters confirmed the news...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 15,111 reads 0 comments