1. 3 Players Who Still Have to Step Up for Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers have outperformed low expectations in the early stages of the 2016-17 season, but there's still plenty of room for improvement, especially for specific players...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 7 months ago 26,477 reads 31 comments

  2. Luke Walton Takes Charge While Playing Defense in Lakers Practice

    Luke Walton is leading the Los Angeles Lakers by example, teaching his young players the value of flopping. During a recent practice, the 36-year-old head coach held his own against the team's big men...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 7 months ago 13,304 reads 7 comments

  3. Julius Randle's Emergence Energizing the Los Angeles Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — The 2015-16 Los Angeles Lakers finally notched their fourth victory in a desolate 17-win season on Dec. 15, cruising past the Milwaukee Bucks behind 22 points from All-Star Kobe Bryant ...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 7 months ago 21,013 reads 25 comments

  4. Metta World Peace Tweets About a World Where He's President

    At least some good came out of this election cycle. Thanks to Metta World Peace , anyone not enamored with the actual U.S. presidential candidates can travel to a magical universe where the mercurial NBA player is commander in chief...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 7 months ago 38,557 reads 47 comments

  5. Diagnosing LA Lakers' Remaining Flaws

    The Los Angeles Lakers are just seven games into the 2016-17 NBA season, but they've already used more competitive lineups than the underperforming units they trundled out over the past three years...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 7 months ago 46,540 reads 85 comments

  6. Larry Nance Jr. Injury: Updates on Lakers Forward's Concussion and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. suffered a concussion Nov. 6 against the Phoenix Suns . However, he's been cleared to return to action. Continue for updates. Nance Cleared to Play vs...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 9,739 reads 14 comments

  7. Tangible Signs of Improvement Are Everywhere for LA Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant led the Los Angeles Lakers with 27 points and 12 rebounds in a February 4, 2016, road win over the New Orleans Pelicans . It was nine months before the Lakers won another road game...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 7 months ago 24,984 reads 30 comments

  8. Lakers News: Timofey Mozgov Injury, Kent Bazemore Snub and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers have certainly been entertaining on the court this season, led by young star D'Angelo Russell...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 1,997 reads 0 comments

  9. Los Angeles Lakers Will Honor 1986-87 Title Team with Hardwood Classics Uniforms

    For three games this season, the Los Angeles Lakers will remember a time when they ruled the NBA . The iconic franchise will wear Hardwood Classics jerseys to honor their 1986-87 championship squad...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 7 months ago 6,797 reads 2 comments

  10. Timofey Mozgov Injury: Updates on Lakers Center's Eye, Mouth and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers center Timofey Mozgov had not played since he suffered injuries to his eye and mouth on Nov. 1 against the Indiana Pacers . However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 11,122 reads 22 comments

  11. Lakers News: Latest on Brandon Ingram Injury, Julius Randle's Role and More

    The new era for the Los Angeles Lakers is off to a 1-2 start, but it remains the most positive beginning for the organization in years...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 7 months ago 4,004 reads 0 comments

  12. Metta World Peace Says Ghost Inappropriately Touched Him at Haunted OKC Hotel

    Word around the NBA is that Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City is haunted—yet some teams still have their players stay there when they visit the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 7 months ago 173,173 reads 54 comments

  13. Brandon Ingram Injury: Updates on Lakers Forward's Knee and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram left Friday night's game against the Utah Jazz with tendinitis in his knee. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates. Ingram Active vs...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 27,967 reads 60 comments

  14. Lakers News: D'Angelo Russell, Luke Walton Comment on Season-Opening Win

    The Los Angeles Lakers pulled off a bit of a shocker Wednesday night, pouring in the points on their way to a 120-114 win over the Houston Rockets ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 1,282 reads 0 comments

  15. Walton Begins Lakers Tenure Doing What He Does Best: Bringing People Together

    LOS ANGELES — Luke Walton gave them the twinkle fingers as his wave, in addition to his usual endearing grin. The two women closest to his heart swooned...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 44,311 reads 66 comments

  16. Lakers News: Latest on Brandon Ingram's Role, Player Options and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers were one of the last teams to cut down their roster Monday before starting the season with a 120-114 win Wednesday against the Houston Rockets ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 7 months ago 3,249 reads 1 comments

  17. Los Angeles Lakers Have Nowhere to Go but Up in Western Conference

    LOS ANGELES — Despite last year's disappointing 17-win campaign and a 2-6 preseason record in October, the Los Angeles Lakers are an optimistic bunch, enjoying their honeymoon under rookie head coach Luke Walton...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 7 months ago 22,808 reads 57 comments

  18. Lakers News: Latest Buzz Surrounding Los Angeles for 2016 Opening Week

    A new era of Los Angeles Lakers basketball kicks off Wednesday night when the team takes the floor without Kobe Bryant to battle the Houston Rockets ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 1,583 reads 0 comments

  19. Metta World Peace Makes Lakers Roster: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced the release of guard Anthony Brown on Monday, surprisingly finalizing their roster with both Metta World Peace and Thomas Robinson as part of the final 15...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 38,975 reads 93 comments

  20. Lakers News: Latest on Metta World Peace, Jose Calderon Injury and More

    Having one of the most difficult sets of decisions to make ahead of Monday's 5 p.m. ET deadline, the Los Angeles Lakers have taken their time figuring out how to trim down the roster...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 7 months ago 3,352 reads 0 comments

  21. Yi Jianlian Waived by Lakers: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Yi Jianlian has been waived by the team on Monday after he asked for his release...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 88,944 reads 86 comments

  22. Lakers Rumors: Latest Outlook on Final Roster Before Cut Deadline

    The Los Angeles Lakers are among the last teams to make their final roster cuts, which have to be turned in to the league by 5 p.m. ET Monday. Most already made their announcements over the weekend, which in many cases were self-explanatory...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 7,229 reads 1 comments

  23. Jeanie Buss Discusses Hiring Luke Walton, Front-Office Discord, More

    Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss stated she believes new head coach Luke Walton is the team's "best free-agent signing in a few years" as the organization puts him in charge ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 17,444 reads 64 comments

  24. Lakers Reportedly Interested in Metta World Peace Becoming Assistant Coach

    The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly considering a plan to offer Metta World Peace a place on the coaching staff if he doesn't make the team's final 15-man roster. Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 16,700 reads 28 comments

  25. Timofey Mozgov Injury: Updates on Lakers Center's Tailbone and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers center Timofey Mozgov suffered a tailbone injury on Wednesday against the Golden State Warriors . It's unclear when he'll return to the court. Continue for updates...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 13,392 reads 18 comments