1. Realistic Expectations for D'Angelo Russell's Rookie Season with the L.A. Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers shook up the 2015 NBA draft lottery by selecting Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell at No. 2, and now they hope to send shock waves around the Western Conference with their new prodigy...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 2 months ago 38,527 reads 141 comments

  2. Listen: Lakers Looking to Make Big Splash in FA

    B/R Senior NBA Writer Kevin Ding says Lakers motto is "Have Cap Space, Will Spend". "The NBA Sunday Tip" with Howard Beck and Ethan Skolnick airs Sundays from 9-11am ET on Bleacher ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 months ago 1,270 reads 0 comments

  3. Lakers News: Buzz Surrounding DeAndre Jordan, LaMarcus Aldridge and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers have found themselves in more than their fair share of headlines heading into what they surely hope will be a transformative summer after two seasons spent in the NBA 's basement...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 2 months ago 4,698 reads 1 comments

  4. NBA's New TV Deal Will Affect Lakers' Free Agency

    The phone calls between NBA executives and agents will soon become endless both late at night and early in the morning...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 months ago 1,799 reads 0 comments

  5. D'Angelo Russell Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Lakers PG

    Point guard D'Angelo Russell already has Los Angeles Lakers fans buzzing after being selected with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft, but that could be short-lived due to L...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 4,060 reads 4 comments

  6. Why Robert Upshaw Can Be Steal of the 2015 NBA Draft for Los Angeles Lakers

    Robert Upshaw is a 7-foot, shot-blocking savant. Dare to encroach upon his paint, and he will crush you...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 months ago 178,056 reads 225 comments

  7. Jeanie Buss Usher in 'Different Generation'

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 months ago 758 reads 0 comments

  8. Lakers Rumors: L.A. Preparing 4-Year, $80M Offer for LaMarcus Aldridge

    At the 2015 NBA Draft this past week, the Los Angeles Lakers selected D'Angelo Russell, Larry Nance Jr. and Anthony Brown...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 1,942 reads 0 comments

  9. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Marc Gasol, Tobias Harris and More

    Squint, and it seems like it's easy to see what the Los Angeles Lakers have in mind when it comes to the rebuilding process...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 months ago 18,479 reads 3 comments

  10. Kobe on If Next Season Is Last: 'I'm Not Benjamin Button'

    Coming out of the NBA Draft, much of the focus has been on the future of the Los Angeles Lakers as they seem to be setting themselves up nicely for life after Kobe Bryant . When that post-Kobe life will begin is still up in the air, however...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 275 reads 0 comments

  11. Kobe Replies to Nance Jr's Tweet from 2012

    Lakers star Kobe Bryant said he has communicated with one of the team's first-round draft picks, Larry Nance Jr., about a tweet Nance posted in 2012 that referred to a sexual-assault case involving Bryant...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 429 reads 0 comments

  12. D'Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson Pairing Can Unlock L.A. Lakers' Future

    The Los Angeles Lakers are somehow getting younger and growing up before our eyes at the very same time. Thursday's selection of guard D'Angelo Russell with the No...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 2 months ago 112,742 reads 244 comments

  13. Kupchak Compares Julius Randle to Lamar Odom

    Heading into 2014-15 season, Julius Randle was viewed as a potential future cornerstone for the Los Angeles Lakers . Unfortunately after breaking his leg in the season opener, Randle's season was lost and he spent all year rehabbing his injury...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 3,556 reads 0 comments

  14. Lakers News: Latest Free-Agency Buzz on LaMarcus Aldridge, Rajon Rondo and More

    In the span of a few weeks, the Los Angeles Lakers have transformed from a downtrodden lottery team to one of the biggest presumed players in NBA free agency...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 175,991 reads 348 comments

  15. Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade, Free-Agent Buzz Following 2015 NBA Draft

    Looks like the Los Angeles Lakers are back. Well, kind of. With the second pick of the 2015 NBA draft, the team picked up what it hopes is the next superstar in point guard D’Angelo Russell, an electrifying 19-year-old out of Ohio State...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 28,850 reads 5 comments

  16. Russell's Former Coach Proud to See His Success

    No one was happier to see Louisville native D'Angelo Russell's incredible success come to a head Thursday night than his former high school coach...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 2 months ago 28,139 reads 2 comments

  17. What Should the Los Angeles Lakers Do Next After the 2015 NBA Draft?

    With the Los Angeles Lakers ' most anticipated draft in a generation now in the rear-view mirror, it's time to shift focus to the next phase of the rebuilding project. We won't be dissecting the actual picks here...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 2 months ago 66,075 reads 264 comments

  18. NBA Draft 2015: Los Angeles Lakers Adapt to Future by Taking D'Angelo Russell

    It was the first surprise of the 2015 NBA draft . For months, Karl Anthony-Towns and Jahlil Okafor were the consensus first and second picks. Instead, the Los Angeles Lakers took D'Angelo Russell with the No...

    Sami  Harb Written by Sami Harb about 2 months ago 11,730 reads 66 comments

  19. Lakers Rumors: Rounding Up Post-Draft Buzz and News Surrounding Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Lakers ushered in a new era in style Thursday at the 2015 NBA draft, shocking most onlookers near the top and broadcasting where the organization next turns its attention...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 months ago 3,363 reads 0 comments

  20. Remember the Time D'Angelo Russell's Mind Was Blown by a Blake Griffin Dunk?

    I can't in good conscience type the words "a young D'Angelo Russell" while describing a guy currently 19 years of age, so we'll just go with "a younger D'Angelo Russell...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 months ago 153,931 reads 100 comments

  21. DeAndre Jordan To Meet With Mavs, Lakers, Bucks

    Rumors of a rift between DeAndre Jordan and Chris Paul are true, and the Mavs, Lakers and Bucks , as well as the Clippers , will have pitch meetings with Jordan at his home when ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 3,263 reads 0 comments

  22. Lakers Draft Workout: D'Angelo Russell

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 916 reads 0 comments

  23. Head Coach Byron Scott Post Draft Press Conference

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 1,809 reads 0 comments

  24. Los Angeles Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak Addresses Larry Nance Jr. Tweet

    Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said the team has spoken to one of its first-round draft picks about a tweet the player sent out in 2012 that referred to a sexual assault case involving star guard Kobe Bryant ...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 21,656 reads 1 comments

  25. In D'Angelo Russell, Lakers See Superstar Quality That Has Defined the Franchise

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The Los Angeles Lakers ' pick of D'Angelo Russell over Jahlil Okafor is being framed as a referendum on guards mattering more than centers in today's perimeter-partisan NBA ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 2 months ago 202,904 reads 355 comments