1. Why Brandon Bass Can Help Julius Randle's Ascension with the Los Angeles Lakers

    With the future of the Los Angeles Lakers looking like it will be in the hands of their recent draft picks, it's on the team's veterans to shepherd the young guys to get the most out of their abilities...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 11 days ago 27,949 reads 56 comments

  2. Report Card Grades for Los Angeles Lakers' 2015 Offseason So Far

    As the dust settles in free agency, it's time to take stock of the moves the Los Angeles Lakers made this offseason to improve a roster that bottomed out in 2015...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 17 days ago 55,106 reads 106 comments

  3. Buying or Selling the Latest Los Angeles Lakers Rumors in 2015 NBA Free Agency

    As of this writing, the Los Angeles Lakers have yet to make any moves in free agency. Most of the big prizes are already gone, which leaves LaMarcus Aldridge —whom the ...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 24 days ago 124,724 reads 405 comments

  4. What Should the Los Angeles Lakers Do Next After the 2015 NBA Draft?

    With the Los Angeles Lakers ' most anticipated draft in a generation now in the rear-view mirror, it's time to shift focus to the next phase of the rebuilding project. We won't be dissecting the actual picks here...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 1 month ago 66,013 reads 264 comments

  5. 5 Realistic Targets for Los Angeles Lakers to Chase During 2015 Offseason

    Summertime sparks the imagination of NBA fans everywhere, as they creatively transform their favorite team's ho-hum roster into a star-studded juggernaut...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 1 month ago 77,047 reads 201 comments

  6. Playing Keep or Cut with Each of Los Angeles Lakers' Free Agents

    With the Los Angeles Lakers finally looking in good shape to rebuild their proud organization, this summer's free-agency period will be a key stepping stone to getting back on top...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 1 month ago 53,982 reads 228 comments

  7. 5 Best Value Free Agents for L.A. Lakers to Pursue in 2015 NBA Free Agency

    Winning in the NBA is about extracting the most value possible out of your players. When players outperform their contracts, their teams pick up extra wins...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 1 month ago 82,801 reads 128 comments

  8. Ideal Trade Partners for the Los Angeles Lakers During the 2015 NBA Offseason

    After two thoroughly dispiriting years, the Los Angeles Lakers are back in a position to start making the moves necessary to compete for NBA titles again...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 1 month ago 100,939 reads 328 comments

  9. Pros and Cons of Jahlil Okafor for Los Angeles Lakers in the 2015 NBA Draft

    Even days after the NBA draft lottery, fans of the Los Angeles Lakers are still rejoicing. Not only did L.A. keep its top-five pick, it also snuck all the way up to the No...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 2 months ago 17,211 reads 28 comments

  10. 2015 NBA Draft Combine Prospects the Los Angeles Lakers Must Watch Most Closely

    The NBA Draft Combine gives team executives a chance to see most of the upcoming draft's prospects go through workouts, drills and scrimmages all in the same place at the same time...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 2 months ago 33,064 reads 75 comments

  11. Ranking the Los Angeles Lakers' Biggest Needs in the 2015 NBA Draft

    Hope always springs anew. For the Los Angeles Lakers , the 2015 NBA draft can set the franchise on a course to reclaim their former glory...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 3 months ago 8,201 reads 6 comments

  12. Ranking the Los Angeles Lakers' Biggest Priorities for the 2015 NBA Offseason

    The 2015 NBA offseason has the potential to be a transformative one for the Los Angeles Lakers . The team has the tools at its disposal—a pair of first-round draft choices ...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 3 months ago 10,121 reads 4 comments

  13. 5 Dark-Horse Candidates for the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2015 NBA Draft

    In all likelihood (fingers crossed!) the Los Angeles Lakers are going to end up with one of the first five picks in the 2015 NBA draft. With the fourth-worst overall record, ending up with the fourth pick would be par for the course...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 3 months ago 10,357 reads 9 comments

  14. Ranking the Top 10 Plays and Moments from Los Angeles Lakers 2014-15 Season

    We all know about how bad the 2014-15 season was for the Los Angeles Lakers . Everyone—including yours truly—has written multiple pieces going on and on about the futility ...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 3 months ago 13,929 reads 49 comments

  15. The 5-Step Plan for Los Angeles Lakers to Return to the Playoffs Next Season

    For decades now, the Los Angeles Lakers have prided themselves on reloading instead of rebuilding, never going through a prolonged drought...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 4 months ago 26,313 reads 126 comments

  16. Projecting the Los Angeles Lakers' 2015 Free-Agency Big Board

    The Los Angeles Lakers will enter the 2015 free-agent frenzy with a bundle of cap space and an ambitious shopping list...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 4 months ago 35,718 reads 148 comments

  17. Power Ranking Los Angeles Lakers Players Heading into Final Month of Season

    The end of the 2014-15 NBA season can't come soon enough for fans of the Los Angeles Lakers , but the team —to its credit—is still putting forth maximum effort on a nightly basis...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 4 months ago 1,182 reads 2 comments

  18. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects Los Angeles Lakers Should Already Be Considering

    The only drama remaining in the 2014-15 season for the Los Angeles Lakers is to find out whether L.A. will indeed be picking in the top five of June's draft...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 5 months ago 55,948 reads 94 comments

  19. 5 Things the Los Angeles Lakers Must Address During the 2015 Offseason

    The summer of 2015 will be a crucial phase in the rebuilding plan of the Los Angeles Lakers. "I’ ve been assured by our basketball operations that the team will be back in contention soon...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 5 months ago 1,776 reads 0 comments

  20. 5 Moves Los Angeles Lakers Should Make Between Now and Start of Next Season

    It doesn't take much of an analytical background to conclude that the Los Angeles Lakers are nowhere close to being a good basketball team...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 5 months ago 44,401 reads 118 comments

  21. 5 Biggest Holes Los Angeles Lakers Must Fill During 2015 Offseason

    The Los Angeles Lakers roster may be the weakest it's ever been in the history of the franchise. The Lakers match the New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers in terms of having the least amount of talent available to suit up for an NBA game...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 5 months ago 19,327 reads 90 comments

  22. Grading Every Los Angeles Lakers Player Heading into 2015 NBA All-Star Break

    No team needed the All-Star break as much the Los Angeles Lakers did. The purple and gold are reeling after losing 15 of their last 16 contests and now look objectively worse than any team in the NBA not named the New York Knicks ...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 5 months ago 15,434 reads 43 comments

  23. Los Angeles Lakers' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for February

    January was not kind to the Los Angeles Lakers . The team lost franchise cornerstone Kobe Bryant for the rest of the season and endured a nine-game losing streak en route to a 3-12 overall mark...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 6 months ago 4,930 reads 26 comments

  24. 5 Biggest Takeaways from Los Angeles Lakers' 1st Half of the Season

    It's a tough time to be a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers . After decades of unparalleled success, the team is in a fallow period...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 6 months ago 10,403 reads 51 comments

  25. 5 2015 Draft Prospects Los Angeles Lakers Should Keep Their Eye on This Season

    With the Los Angeles Lakers announcing they expect Kobe Bryant to miss the remainder of the year , it's officially time to let go of the 2015 season and look ahead to June's draft...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 6 months ago 15,300 reads 50 comments