1. 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 10,967 reads 0 comments

  2. LeVar Burton on LaVar Ball: He and Trump Are 'Two Peas in a Pod'

    LaVar Ball has said a lot of things recently, and it's starting to get on the nerves of a more famous LaVar. Well, "LeVar...

    Joon Lee Written by Joon Lee about 4 months ago 40,867 reads 0 comments

  3. Ranking the 20 Best NCAA Tournament College Basketball Players Ever

    Each March, a sense of aptly named madness seizes the sporting realm, and the players lucky enough to qualify for the NCAA tournament get a chance to etch their names into the history ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 56,782 reads 0 comments

  4. Rob Pelinka Discusses State of Lakers in Introductory Press Conference

    The Los Angeles Lakers formally introduced Rob Pelinka as their new general manager Friday, and he outlined his vision for the organization during a press conference that was ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 41,698 reads 0 comments

  5. Lakers Show Loyalty Matters More Than Family with New Magic-Pelinka Front Office

    LOS ANGELES — The buzzword in L.A. is "family," because everyone has one and it's natural to rubberneck when someone else's has run itself off the road…especially when the folks can afford much more than a minivan...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 months ago 35,685 reads 0 comments

  6. Magic Johnson, Luke Walton Challenging D'Angelo Russell to Be More of a Leader

    LOS ANGELES — "Who will be the next Magic Johnson?" For a moment, the Hall of Famer was speechless...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 5 months ago 38,568 reads 0 comments

  7. Agent Rob Pelinka Is a Shrewd Gamble for Los Angeles Lakers General Manager Job

    LOS ANGELES — As president of the National Basketball Players Association, Derek Fisher was tasked with guiding his constituents through a difficult battle...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 5 months ago 53,398 reads 0 comments

  8. Grading the Los Angeles Lakers' Trade Deadline Performance

    The Los Angeles Lakers were arguably the most active team at the trade deadline, but some of their biggest moves didn’t involve trades. Primarily, they overhauled their front office...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 21,544 reads 0 comments

  9. Lakers Trade Rumors: Hottest Reports Surrounding Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Lakers —unlike past marches to the trade deadline—have had an eventful few days. This isn't a case of tempered expectations, either. The Lakers have actually made some moves, in the front office and out...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 5 months ago 9,611 reads 0 comments

  10. Lakers Trade Rumors: Paul George Reportedly Targeted by Magic Johnson

    Although Magic Johnson is still getting acclimated to his new job with the Los Angeles Lakers as president of basketball operations, he is apparently trying to make a big splash before Thursday's 3 p...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 101,281 reads 0 comments

  11. Lakers Rumors: Trade Buzz Surrounding Nick Young, Brandon Ingram and More

    So, the Los Angeles Lakers have been busy. On Tuesday, team governor Jeanie Buss announced that Lakers legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson was taking over as president of basketball operations...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 months ago 19,522 reads 0 comments

  12. Byron Scott Says Lakers Can Win NBA Title Within 5 Years with Magic Johnson

    Former player and coach of the Los Angeles Lakers Byron Scott believes Magic Johnson is the man who can turn around the franchise...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 9,514 reads 0 comments

  13. Despite Swift Changes, Patience Will Be a Virtue for Lakers in Magic Johnson Era

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Magic Johnson has waited a long, long time for this. Taking a break late Tuesday afternoon after talking to 10 NBA general managers (with three more ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 44,038 reads 0 comments

  14. Rick Fox Talks Magic Johnson's New Lakers Role, Wants Kobe Bryant to Join Team

    Count former Los Angeles Lakers forward Rick Fox among those excited about a Magic Johnson-helmed front office. "Success is pretty much Magic's middle name, right?" Fox told TMZ Sports on Tuesday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 22,366 reads 0 comments

  15. Magic Johnson's Old Tweets Gain New Life After Lakers Name Him Executive

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced a major front-office shakeup Tuesday when they officially named Magic Johnson president of basketball operations...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 277 reads 0 comments

  16. Jeanie Buss, Magic Johnson Discuss Lakers' Future After Front Office Restructure

    Los Angeles Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss and new president of basketball operations Magic Johnson appeared Tuesday on Spectrum SportsNet to discuss the decision-making that led to ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 11,972 reads 0 comments

  17. Magic Johnson Wants Kobe Bryant to Return to Lakers in Player Relations Role

    After the Los Angeles Lakers announced Tuesday they hired Magic Johnson to be their president of basketball operations, an official return for Kobe Bryant may be in the works as well...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 10,413 reads 0 comments

  18. Magic Johnson Leaves ESPN to Become Lakers President of Basketball Operations

    After officially joining the Los Angeles Lakers front office, Magic Johnson will not be able to fulfill his duties at ESPN...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 8,253 reads 0 comments

  19. Magic Johnson's Old Tweets Gain New Life After Lakers Name Him Executive

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced a major front-office shake-up Tuesday when they named Magic Johnson president of basketball operations...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 21,290 reads 0 comments

  20. 5 Problems the L.A. Lakers Must Solve Before the End of the Season

    Despite a 10-10 start, the Los Angeles Lakers ' season has not gone well. They are 9-39 (29th in the league) with an average scoring difference of -8.0 (29th) since Dec. 1, per NBA...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 16,657 reads 0 comments

  21. Ranking the Best Moments in NBA All-Star Game History

    Moments make the NBA All-Star Game. The 2017 edition should be no exception. The extensive shade traded between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook figures to draw plenty of eyeballs...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 145,874 reads 0 comments

  22. Magic Johnson Says He Wants Kobe Bryant to Join Him in Lakers' Front Office

    The Los Angeles Lakers recently brought in Magic Johnson as an advisor to co-owner Jeanie Buss, and now the Hall of Famer wants to bring in another franchise legend to help turn their fortunes around...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 17,066 reads 0 comments

  23. Magic Johnson Says He's Not Staying at Donald Trump's Hotels in TMZ Exclusive

    Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson told TMZ Sports on Monday he will no longer frequent hotels owned by President Donald Trump...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 7,204 reads 0 comments

  24. Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss' Greatest (and Worst) Hits as LA Lakers Executives

    LOS ANGELES — Magic Johnson 's rookie season was one for the ages. His arrival helped the Los Angeles Lakers advance to the 1980 NBA Finals, culminating in a spectacular Game 6 finale...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 5 months ago 19,108 reads 0 comments

  25. Magic Johnson Discusses Role with Lakers, Expectations and More

    Following Magic Johnson 's return to the Los Angeles Lakers in an advisory role, the Hall of Famer discussed his plans and expectations for the job Thursday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 17,195 reads 0 comments