1. Lakers News: Latest on Lonzo Ball, Paul George Rumors and More

    The drama surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers is only beginning. Magic Johnson and the front office went the predictable route during the NBA draft, grabbing UCLA's Lonzo Ball...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 days ago 10,181 reads 0 comments

  2. D'Angelo Russell Says Magic Johnson's Criticism of Lakers Tenure Is 'Irrelevant'

    Magic Johnson didn't think D'Angelo Russell had what it takes to be a leader, but the newest Brooklyn Nets guard is ready to move past that in his fresh start...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 days ago 109,959 reads 0 comments

  3. Clyde Drexler Responds to LeBron James Saying Rockets Were 1st Superteam

    Clyde Drexler wants it to be known his 1995-96 Houston Rockets squad consisting of himself, Hakeem Olajuwon and Charles Barkley was not the first superteam, regardless of what LeBron James said...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 21,697 reads 0 comments

  4. Magic Johnson Says Lakers 'Needed a Leader' After D'Angelo Russell Trade

    Magic Johnson , the Los Angeles Lakers ' president of basketball operations, thanked D'Angelo Russell for his services on Friday and said the team decided to move in a different direction because what the team needed was a "leader...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 days ago 65,586 reads 0 comments

  5. Magic Johnson Calls Lonzo Ball Face of Lakers, Expects Retired Jersey

    After the Los Angeles Lakers selected Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft yesterday, the former UCLA star and team president Magic Johnson wasted no time raising expectations for the franchise...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 days ago 26,934 reads 0 comments

  6. With Ball, Lakers Break with Me-First Kobe Era, Embrace Magic's We-First Vision

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Lonzo Ball doesn't need to talk a lot to know he's funny. He doesn't need to score to know he's playing great basketball...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 days ago 228,402 reads 0 comments

  7. Lonzo's Lakers and the Fan Who Was Offered Yeezys for LaVar Ball's BBB Hat

    The boos that greeted LaVar Ball as he strutted confidently through the masses in Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Thursday during 2017 NBA draft were confirmation enough...

    Dave Schilling Written by Dave Schilling about 6 days ago 103,639 reads 0 comments

  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...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 days ago 21,911 reads 0 comments

  9. 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...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 8 days ago 302,441 reads 0 comments

  10. Twitter Resurfaces Old Magic Johnson Tweets After D'Angelo Russell Trade

    After the Los Angeles Lakers reportedly agreed to send 21-year-old point guard D'Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, per The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski , Twitter hit Magic Johnson 's Twitter archives...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 days ago 125,559 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Paul George and Potential 2017 Draft-Day Moves

    It happens every year. The NBA Finals end, a champion is crowned and the hoops community expects to catch its breath. It's a fool's errand, though, as the real roller-coaster ride is just reaching the apex...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 days ago 2,742 reads 0 comments

  12. Lakers Rumors: Magic Johnson Loves Markelle Fultz, May Trade Julius Randle

    Coming off four straight seasons with at least 55 losses, the Los Angeles Lakers have to start taking drastic action if they want to turn their fortunes around quickly...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 days ago 7,935 reads 0 comments

  13. Lakers Trade Rumors: Team Reportedly Shopping No. 2 Pick in 2017 NBA Draft

    The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly remain active in their efforts to shop the second overall pick ahead of the 2017 NBA draft on June 22...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 13 days ago 335,478 reads 0 comments

  14. Lonzo Ball, Lakers Reportedly Schedule Final Pre-NBA Draft Meeting

    On Tuesday, Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson said the team planned to schedule a second predraft workout with Lonzo Ball. Now the two sides have set a date...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 14 days ago 29,273 reads 0 comments

  15. LeBron James Would Pick Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson on Olympic 3-on-3 Team

    LeBron James doesn't appear likely to participate in the new three-on-three basketball event at the Summer Olympics, but he knew who he would choose if he could create an all-time team...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 16 days ago 24,000 reads 0 comments

  16. If LA Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball, Is D'Angelo Russell Out?

    LOS ANGELES — The Lakers have until June 22 to decide if Lonzo Ball has the goods to validate the never-ending hype. But perhaps the bigger question the Lakers must address before draft night is what do they really have in 2015 No...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 17 days ago 116,692 reads 0 comments

  17. Game of Zones Season 4, Episode 8: Father of Balls

    In the Season 4 finale of Game of Zones , Russell Westbrook goes mano a mano against James Harden in a battle of MVP candidates. Lord Magic reads playoff tales to the young Lakers, and a new threat is born into the Realm...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 20 days ago 9,766 reads 0 comments

  18. Lonzo Ball Says Lakers Need a Leader, but Team Needs His Star Power Even More

    LOS ANGELES — When Dwight Howard arrived at media day for the Los Angeles Lakers in October 2012, he was surrounded by a massive throng of reporters...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 21 days ago 21,882 reads 0 comments

  19. Pat Riley Says Magic Johnson Is Greatest Player in NBA History

    Every year the debate grows louder about who the best basketball player of all time is between Michael Jordan and LeBron James, but Pat Riley has presented a third option...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 21 days ago 23,069 reads 0 comments

  20. Draymond Green Laughs at Magic Johnson Saying Lakers Would Have Swept Warriors

    Draymond Green dismissed Magic Johnson 's claim the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers would have swept the Golden State Warriors before Tuesday's practice session...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 22 days ago 98,007 reads 0 comments

  21. LeBron James Ties Magic Johnson's Postseason Triple-Double Record

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James finished Sunday's Game 2 losing effort against the Golden State Warriors with 29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 24 days ago 269 reads 0 comments

  22. LeBron James Ties Magic Johnson for Most NBA Finals Triple-Doubles in History

    Having already passed Michael Jordan for the most career postseason points, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is close to moving ahead of another legend in the NBA history books...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 24 days ago 10,504 reads 0 comments

  23. 2017 NBA Draft: Pros and Cons of LA Lakers Drafting Lonzo Ball with No. 2 Pick

    The Los Angeles Lakers cleared their biggest hurdle of the 2017 NBA offseason with some needed lottery luck. They not only retained their top-three protected pick, they managed to move up into the No...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 30 days ago 94,305 reads 0 comments