1. 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 1 day ago 23,557 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 1 day ago 93,526 reads 0 comments

  3. Kevin Durant Wears Hat Featuring Ring Atop Cupcake After Warriors Championship

    Kevin Durant is embracing the cupcake. After "cupcake" jeers met the NBA Finals MVP following his decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 hours ago 23,493 reads 0 comments

  4. Klay Thompson Falls After Missing 360 Dunk Attempt in China

    Klay Thompson is great at many things. Dunking is not one of them. The Golden State Warriors guard lives on the perimeter and often in the shadows of the championship squad's other stars...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 hours ago 11,257 reads 0 comments

  5. Suns GM Ryan McDonough Says Team 'Played by the Rules' with Josh Jackson

    Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said Friday the organization complied with NBA rules before it selected former Kansas swingman Josh Jackson with the No. 4 overall pick in Thursday's 2017 NBA draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 hours ago 40,440 reads 0 comments

  6. Nick Young Declines Lakers Contract Option, Test Free Agency

    Nick Young declined his $5.7 million player option for the 2017-18 season Wednesday and will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, according to the team ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 31,909 reads 0 comments

  7. Chris Paul Re-Elected as President of NBA's Players Association

    Chris Paul was re-elected to a new term as the president of the National Basketball Players Association on Friday, according to The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 day ago 9,248 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 1 day ago 52,694 reads 0 comments

  9. Chris Paul Reportedly Declining Clippers Contract Option, Will Become Free Agent

    Point guard Chris Paul reportedly told the Los Angeles Clippers he will decline the player option on his contract and become an unrestricted free agent, Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times reported Friday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 101,758 reads 0 comments

  10. Blake Griffin Reportedly Opts out of Clippers Contract, Will Enter Free Agency

    Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin has reportedly decided to decline the $21.4 million player option in his contract for the 2017-18 NBA season and will now become ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 day ago 69,559 reads 0 comments

  11. Arron Afflalo Released by Sacramento Kings After 1 Season with Team

    One day after adding four players in the 2017 NBA draft, the Sacramento Kings announced they have released veteran guard Arron Afflalo ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 day ago 16,174 reads 0 comments

  12. DeAndre Jordan Was 'Never' on Trade Block, According to Clippers Executive

    Los Angeles Clippers executive vice president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank denied Thursday that the team placed center DeAndre Jordan on the trade block. "DeAndre was never, ever dangled out there," Frank said, according to ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 day ago 1,558 reads 0 comments

  13. Lakers Reportedly Offered Teams 1st-Round Pick to Take Timofey Mozgov, Luol Deng

    The Los Angeles Lakers were reportedly desperate to move Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng . On Friday, Zach Lowe of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 57,031 reads 0 comments

  14. Bryce Alford to Play for Warriors Summer League Team After Going Undrafted

    Former UCLA standout guard Bryce Alford reached an agreement to play for the reigning champion Golden State Warriors ' summer-league team after not getting picked in the 2017 NBA draft Thursday night...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 day ago 13,473 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 1 day ago 191,286 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 4 days ago 300,479 reads 0 comments

  17. Clippers Reportedly Discussing DeAndre Jordan Trade with Multiple Teams

    The Los Angeles Clippers have reportedly reached out to multiple teams to gauge their interest in trading for All-Star center DeAndre Jordan . Chris Haynes of ESPN...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 days ago 67,002 reads 0 comments

  18. Rob Pelinka Calls Lonzo Ball 'Transcendent Talent,' Compares Impact to Tom Brady

    Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka set the bar high for No. 2 overall pick Lonzo Ball on Thursday, calling the team's new point guard a "transcendent talent...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 days ago 8,059 reads 0 comments

  19. Lakers Trade Rumors: Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson, Picks in Paul George Offer

    The Los Angeles Lakers already made one big trade Tuesday. Now they're trying to make it two. ESPN.com's Marc Stein reported the Lakers are attempting to trade the Nos...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 days ago 27,636 reads 0 comments

  20. D'Angelo Russell, Timofey Mozgov to Be Traded from Lakers for Brook Lopez, Pick

    The Los Angeles Lakers tabbed D'Angelo Russell as a key piece of their rebuild when they selected him second overall in the 2015 NBA draft. Two years later, the 21-year-old point guard is already on the move...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 411,248 reads 0 comments

  21. Clippers Pick Jawun Evans 39th Overall in NBA Draft, Trade Cash to 76ers

    Jawun Evans' NBA draft journey reached its conclusion Thursday when the Los Angeles Clippers acquired his draft rights after the Philadelphia 76ers selected the former Oklahoma ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 days ago 8,074 reads 0 comments

  22. Warriors Trade Up, Spend $3.5 Million to Pick Jordan Bell in 2017 NBA Draft

    Jordan Bell was a handful for opponents throughout the Oregon Ducks' 2016-17 season, and the Golden State Warriors are hoping he maintains that status at the next level after ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 days ago 61,188 reads 0 comments

  23. Kyle Kuzma, Josh Hart Picked by Lakers in 2017 NBA Draft, Join Lonzo Ball

    The Los Angeles Lakers added some pieces alongside Lonzo Ball for their rebuild in the latter portion of the first round of Thursday's NBA draft in the form of Kyle Kuzma and Josh Hart...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 45,885 reads 0 comments

  24. Luke Walton Comments on LaVar Ball Saying Lonzo Will Lead Lakers to Playoffs

    Lonzo Ball has come under more pressure thanks to repeated lofty comments by his father, LaVar, but his new coach with the Los Angeles Lakers doesn't believe this will be as big of an issue as many think...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 days ago 25,219 reads 0 comments

  25. LaVar Ball Booed as He Leaves 2017 NBA Draft, Throws Big Baller Hat into Crowd

    LaVar Ball was all smiles Thursday when the Los Angeles Lakers selected his son, Lonzo Ball , with the second pick in the NBA draft. That didn't change as he left Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York , to a chorus of jeers...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 days ago 4,939 reads 0 comments