1. Kobe's Pitch to LaMarcus Aldridge Reveals Why Free Agents Are Rebuffing Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant could only say what he knew. He had lost faith in the Los Angeles Lakers , Bryant told LaMarcus Aldridge . Bryant did not believe the franchise could help him win again...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 3 days ago 875,575 reads 722 comments

  2. 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 8 days ago 26,937 reads 5 comments

  3. 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 9 days ago 201,919 reads 355 comments

  4. Lakers May Not Say It, but Desire to Go Big in NBA Draft Impossible to Hide

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Mitch Kupchak is skilled at using words without saying anything. When the Los Angeles Lakers general manager wants to stick to his conservative ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 24 days ago 100,838 reads 213 comments