1. 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 3 months ago 80,422 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 22,791 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 2,034 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 70,131 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 20,064 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...

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  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...

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  8. 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 3 months ago 8,693 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 9,760 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 66,629 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 49,323 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 26,897 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 7,098 reads 0 comments

  14. Lonzo Ball Says It's 'Funny' Joel Embiid Told Ben Simmons to Dunk on Him

    If Thursday night was any indication, the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers may soon have a little rivalry on their hands. Shortly after the Lakers selected Lonzo Ball with the second pick in the 2017 NBA draft, 2016 No...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 39,622 reads 0 comments

  15. Harry Giles Joins De'Aaron Fox, Justin Jackson as Kings' 2017 NBA Draft Picks

    Harry Giles finally found a team willing to take a chance on his spotty injury history when the Sacramento Kings made him the 20th pick of the first round in the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 25,484 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 22,004 reads 0 comments

  17. Lonzo Ball's New Lakers-Themed 'ZO2' Shoes by LaVar's Big Baller Brand Revealed

    Lonzo Ball is officially on the Los Angeles Lakers after being selected with the No. 2 pick of the NBA draft. Unsurprisingly, his father LaVar is already trying to cash in. According to Darren Rovell of ESPN...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 1,333 reads 0 comments

  18. Kings Trade Back to Draft Justin Jackson No. 15 Overall, Joins De'Aaron Fox

    Less than three months after he led the North Carolina Tar Heels to a national title, Justin Jackson learned Thursday he'll suit up for the Sacramento Kings after he was selected 15th overall in the 2017 NBA draft...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 13,006 reads 0 comments

  19. Josh Jackson NBA Draft 2017: Scouting Report, Grade for Suns Rookie

    Looking for the best NBA coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination. B/R's NBA coverage delivers must-see hardwood analysis on a daily basis. You've never been so ready for some basketball...

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  20. Top Tweets as Kings Pick De'Aaron Fox No. 5 Overall in 2017 NBA Draft

    The Sacramento Kings selected Kentucky guard De'Aaron Fox with the No. 5 pick in the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night...

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  21. Lonzo Ball NBA Draft 2017: Scouting Report, Grade for Lakers Rookie

    Looking for the best NBA coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination. B/R's NBA coverage delivers must-see hardwood analysis on a daily basis. You've never been so ready for some basketball...

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  22. Josh Jackson Selected No. 4 by Suns in 2017 NBA Draft, Twitter Praises Phoenix

    The Phoenix Suns selected Kansas swingman Josh Jackson with the No. 4 overall pick Thursday, a move that became mostly expected in the lead-up to the 2017 NBA draft. Jackson averaged 16...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 8,173 reads 0 comments

  23. LaVar Ball Says Lakers Will Make Playoffs Next Season After Lonzo Drafted No. 2

    LaVar Ball’s boisterous nature is not dying down anytime soon. The father of newly minted Los Angeles Laker Lonzo Ball made a playoff guarantee during his on-camera interview at the 2017 NBA draft...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 73,463 reads 0 comments

  24. Lakers Select Lonzo Ball No. 2 in 2017 NBA Draft as LaVar Predicted

    Lonzo Ball , one of the most unique talents to hit the NBA draft in years, is officially a member of the Los Angeles Lakers after he was taken with the No. 2 pick on Thursday night...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 35,720 reads 0 comments

  25. Lakers News: Latest Paul George Trade Rumors and Nick Young Free-Agency Buzz

    The Los Angeles Lakers are hours away from being on the clock at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York , with the second pick in the NBA draft, but the focus is squarely on deals they could make Thursday and beyond...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 7,785 reads 0 comments