1. 2017 NBA Draft: 5 Picks Los Angeles Lakers Should Target Late in 1st Round

    The Los Angeles Lakers are slated to make two selections in the 2017 NBA draft, but they only know the location of one of them. That would be the 28th pick, acquired from the Houston Rockets at the deadline for super-sub Lou Williams...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 36,384 reads 0 comments

  2. Lakers, Suns Say LaVar Ball Won't Impact Lonzo's NBA Draft Stock

    LaVar Ball's antics may prove of little consequence when it comes time for his son Lonzo to enter the NBA ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 45,297 reads 0 comments

  3. If Lakers Keep Their Lottery Pick, Don't Assume They Target Lonzo Ball

    LOS ANGELES — One week from now, "Lakers 2.0," as new general manager Rob Pelinka calls it, will be roaring forward with a new level of optimization and the guarantee of enhanced content in the form of a top-three draft pick…or it won't...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 119,536 reads 0 comments

  4. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Lonzo Ball Rumblings and Upcoming Roster Decisions

    The Los Angeles Lakers head into the first Magic Johnson -led offseason with the franchise icon pulling the personnel strings...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 1 month ago 5,936 reads 0 comments

  5. Inside the L.A. Lakers' Plans to Restructure Front Office

    LOS ANGELES — Days before the February 23rd NBA trade deadline, the Los Angeles Lakers underwent a transformation...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 1 month ago 45,518 reads 0 comments

  6. 5 Biggest Issues Los Angeles Lakers Must Address This Offseason

    Any NBA team that fails to make the playoffs four years running has some issues to address. Such is the case with the Los Angeles Lakers , a team in transition. The Purple and Gold ripped the bandage off in February...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 23,733 reads 0 comments

  7. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Los Angeles' Offseason Plans

    Like any other franchise watching the playoffs from the couch, the Los Angeles Lakers charge into the offseason with a positive hue cast over every step of the way. But this year simply feels different...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 23,615 reads 0 comments

  8. 6 Low-Cost Targets for Los Angeles Lakers in NBA Free Agency

    The Los Angeles Lakers are stuck in a four-year rut that has redefined the word "struggle" for the historically dominant NBA franchise. Suffice it to say, their free-agency shopping list is extensive...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 29,741 reads 0 comments

  9. Lakers Reportedly 'Enamored' with Lonzo Ball

    We know LaVar Ball wants his son to play for the Los Angeles Lakers . We know Lonzo Ball wants it too —even if he's more diplomatic than his bombastic father. It appears the Lakers are all-in on the UCLA prospect as well...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 177,872 reads 0 comments

  10. Luol Deng Undergoes Surgery on Pectoral Injury, Expected to Make Full Recovery

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng underwent successful surgery to repair his right pectoral muscle, the team announced Wednesday ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 211 reads 0 comments

  11. Magic Johnson Tells Luke Walton Lakers Will Get 'Top-3 Pick'

    The 2017 NBA draft lottery doesn't occur until May 16, but it appears Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton is already confident the basketball fates will smile upon his club...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 1 month ago 32,539 reads 0 comments

  12. Lakers Fans Recruit Pacers' Paul George at Disneyland

    Los Angeles Lakers fans hoped to woo Paul George by pestering him at Disneyland. With his Indiana Pacers eliminated from the NBA playoffs, the All-Star visited the California theme park...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 49,974 reads 0 comments

  13. Los Angeles Lakers' 2017 Offseason Blueprint

    It's been a while since the NBA offseason was just a period of rest and relaxation for the Los Angeles Lakers to unwind after another lengthy playoff run...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 15,343 reads 0 comments

  14. Lonzo Ball Compares His Game to Magic Johnson, Talks Possibly Playing for Lakers

    Lonzo Ball , one of the top talents in this year's NBA draft, spoke with Shams Charania of The Vertical about Magic Johnson's influence on his game and his desire to play for his hometown Los Angeles Lakers , among other topics...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 6,937 reads 0 comments

  15. Breaking Down the Los Angeles Lakers' Potential Path to Paul George

    LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, the Indiana Pacers were eliminated from the postseason in four games by the Cleveland Cavaliers , 106-102...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 1 month ago 72,301 reads 0 comments

  16. Lakers Rumors: Paul George Didn't Hide Intention to Play for LA with Pacers

    Indiana Pacers superstar Paul George reportedly was open about his desire to play for the Los Angeles Lakers , his former teammates say...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 73,790 reads 0 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant Performs Slam Poem About Steve Urkel on 'The Tonight Show'

    A stone-faced assassin on the court, the retired Kobe Bryant loosened up by performing a slam poem about Family Matters ' Steve Urkel on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 months ago 20,791 reads 0 comments

  18. Ranking the Best Athletes of the 2017 NBA Draft Class

    When it comes to the NBA draft, teams love to chase upside and potential. Often times, those categories are heavily driven by athletic ability...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 22,936 reads 0 comments

  19. Biggest Takeaways from Los Angeles Lakers' 2016-17 NBA Season

    For a franchise with a history as rich as the Los Angeles Lakers , a 26-win season hardly seems like a watershed moment...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 2 months ago 15,117 reads 0 comments

  20. Ranking the Best Handles in 2017 NBA Draft Class

    The 2017 NBA draft class will be loaded with point guards who dazzle off the dribble. The sharper the handle, the tougher a player is to contain in isolation and ball-screen situations...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 months ago 21,440 reads 0 comments

  21. NBA Position Power Rankings, End of Regular Season Edition: Ranking Top 100

    You've seen how the league's best point guards stacked up against one another, learning whether Russell Westbrook or James Harden reigned supreme and how far down in the pecking order Stephen Curry sits on the heels of back-to-back MVPs...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 394,821 reads 0 comments

  22. Believe It or Not, the 2016-17 Season Was a Success for the Los Angeles Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — For the first time in two decades, the Los Angeles Lakers gathered together for training camp in late September without future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant on the roster...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 2 months ago 25,899 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Power Rankings as Playoffs Begin

    This will be the last set of power rankings that includes all 30 NBA teams for a while. Shed a tear if you need to. For the most part, the 82-game schedule sorted things out...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 143,600 reads 0 comments

  24. Metta World Peace Says Lakers Probably Won't Bring Him Back Next Season

    Los Angeles Lakers small forward Metta World Peace said Thursday that Magic Johnson, the team's new president of basketball operations, told him he likely won't be back with the organization for the 2017-18 NBA season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 9,188 reads 0 comments

  25. B/R Kicks: Revisiting Kobe Bryant's Signature Sneakers

    Bidding farewell to Kobe Bryant after his retirement at the conclusion of the 2015-16 NBA season remains a hurdle many of us in the sneaker community haven't yet climbed over...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 2 months ago 8,935 reads 0 comments