1. If LA Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball, Is D'Angelo Russell Out?

    LOS ANGELES — The Lakers have until June 22 to decide if Lonzo Ball has the goods to validate the never-ending hype. But perhaps the bigger question the Lakers must address before draft night is what do they really have in 2015 No...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 1 month ago 116,878 reads 0 comments

  2. LaVar Ball Says Lonzo a Better Fit with Lakers Because They Don't Have a Leader

    LaVar Ball continues to do what he can to ensure his son winds up with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2017 NBA draft. In an interview on CSN's Celtics Talk podcast (via CSN New England's A...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 66,405 reads 0 comments

  3. L.A. Lakers Not Entirely Sold on Lonzo Ball, Holding out Hope for Markelle Fultz

    LOS ANGELES — Lonzo Ball was fine. He was humble and respectful in conversation over meals. He shot the ball well on the court. He very well might be the Los Angeles Lakers ’ draft pick in two weeks’ time...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 343,923 reads 0 comments

  4. Lakers Rumors: Execs Split on Drafting Lonzo Ball, De'Aaron Fox, Josh Jackson

    As the Los Angeles Lakers weigh their options with the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NBA draft , team executives are reportedly trying to decide among Lonzo Ball, De'Aaron Fox and Josh Jackson...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 85,541 reads 0 comments

  5. Lakers News: Latest Buzz Surrounding 2017 NBA Draft Plans

    It's hard to exaggerate the importance of the upcoming draft for the Los Angeles Lakers . Get it right, and the Magic Johnson-led front office adds to an already impressive young ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 2,847 reads 0 comments

  6. Lonzo Ball Says Lakers Need a Leader, but Team Needs His Star Power Even More

    LOS ANGELES — When Dwight Howard arrived at media day for the Los Angeles Lakers in October 2012, he was surrounded by a massive throng of reporters...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 1 month ago 22,119 reads 0 comments

  7. Pat Riley Says Magic Johnson Is Greatest Player in NBA History

    Every year the debate grows louder about who the best basketball player of all time is between Michael Jordan and LeBron James, but Pat Riley has presented a third option...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 23,171 reads 0 comments

  8. Lonzo Ball Says Lakers 'Need a Leader' and Executives 'Love' LaVar Ball

    Lonzo Ball spoke to reporters Wednesday following his workout with the Los Angeles Lakers . The Lakers shared a photo of Ball from the workout: When asked why the team ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 57,017 reads 0 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant Would 'Probably' Visit Donald Trump White House After Championship

    Former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant told Ben Strauss of Politico that he would "probably" go to the White House to visit President Donald Trump if he were a part ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 68,725 reads 0 comments

  10. Luke Walton Tells Jim Rome LaVar Ball to Be Closed Out of Lonzo's Lakers Workout

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton said Tuesday that LaVar Ball will not be allowed to attend Lonzo Ball 's workout with the team Wednesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 160,108 reads 0 comments

  11. When Paul George Becomes Available, LA Lakers Better Have a Legit Squad in Place

    LOS ANGELES — Clad in matching purple shirt and shorts, Earvin " Magic " Johnson put his arms around guard Jordan Clarkson, flashing his signature smile. The two shared a moment together on Monday at the Los Angeles Lakers ' practice facility...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 1 month ago 124,982 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Execs Expect Lakers to Pick Lonzo Ball in 2017 NBA Draft

    Nothing is certain in the NBA draft, but it is continuing to look more and more like the Los Angeles Lakers will select Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 45,447 reads 0 comments

  13. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on Team's Plans for Trade Market and Free Agency

    The Los Angeles Lakers have won just 91 out of 328 games since the beginning of the 2013-14 season, which is their worst four-year stretch in franchise history. However, a brighter future may be on the horizon...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 1 month ago 8,970 reads 0 comments

  14. Have the Los Angeles Lakers Already Found Their Center of the Future?

    Exiting his first NBA season, Ivica Zubac appears primed for success. But it’s more the sum of all parts rather than any one mind-boggling factor...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 29,444 reads 0 comments

  15. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Jordan Clarkson Trade, Not Being Sold on Lonzo Ball

    There's always something going on in Laker Land. Even with the Cleveland Cavaliers , Golden State Warriors and NBA Finals dominating the hoops news cycle, the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 75,165 reads 0 comments

  16. Lakers Rumors: Latest on Jordan Clarkson Trade, Lonzo Ball and Jerry West

    The spotlight never shines away from arguably the NBA 's premier franchise, so it comes as no surprise that plenty of rumors surround the Los Angeles Lakers ahead of a crucial stretch of in the league's offseason...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 1 month ago 11,138 reads 0 comments

  17. Lakers Rumors: Lonzo Ball Workout Date with LA Reportedly Revealed

    UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball reportedly has a workout and meeting scheduled with the Los Angeles Lakers on June 7, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 16,730 reads 0 comments

  18. 2017 NBA Draft: Pros and Cons of LA Lakers Drafting Lonzo Ball with No. 2 Pick

    The Los Angeles Lakers cleared their biggest hurdle of the 2017 NBA offseason with some needed lottery luck. They not only retained their top-three protected pick, they managed to move up into the No...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 94,671 reads 0 comments

  19. David Stern Says Mitch Kupchak Kept Lakers from Making 2011 Chris Paul Trade

    Not content to let sleeping dogs lie, former NBA commissioner David Stern rehashed the scuttled trade that saw Chris Paul nearly join the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 144,169 reads 0 comments

  20. Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on Lonzo Ball, D'Angelo Russell and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers face good problems this offseason. It's a drastic change in tone around the franchise, no doubt, but for once the questions around the team amount to what ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 months ago 8,216 reads 0 comments

  21. Brandon Ingram Only Player Lakers Unwilling to Trade, Magic Johnson Says

    As the Los Angeles Lakers seek ways to improve their roster after missing the playoffs each of the last four seasons, Brandon Ingram is the only player currently on the team whose spot is safe...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 59,818 reads 0 comments

  22. Lakers News: Lonzo Ball Work out to Be Scheduled, Says Magic Johnson

    Los Angeles Lakers President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson revealed Wednesday that the team is in the process of scheduling a workout with Lonzo Ball...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 19,161 reads 0 comments

  23. Los Angeles Lakers Hire Kim Kardashian Trainer Gunnar Peterson

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced Wednesday the hiring of Gunnar Peterson as the team's director of strength and endurance training...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 52,881 reads 0 comments

  24. Byron Scott Felt 'Betrayed, Lied to and Deceived' During Lakers Tenure

    Byron Scott isn't happy with the way his career as the Los Angeles Lakers head coach came to an end. According to Mark Medina of the Orange County Register , he "felt betrayed, lied to and deceived" by the team's front office...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 20,427 reads 0 comments

  25. 2017 NBA Draft: Ranking LA Lakers' Best Options with No. 2 Pick

    The Los Angeles Lakers haven’t been a very good basketball team in recent years, but they’ve been some kind of lucky when it comes to the annual draft lottery...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 months ago 34,233 reads 0 comments