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After losing center DeMarcus Cousins to an ACL tear before he had the opportunity to play in a single game, the Los Angeles Lakers are now searching for a new center. With the free-agent all but dried up, might they turn to a familiar – and reviled – face in Dwight Howard? According to Rohan
The Los Angeles Lakers made a big move this summer when they traded Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, and multiple first-round picks to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for superstar big man Anthony Davis. The Lakers are banking on Davis and LeBron James becoming one of the best duos in the league as
Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma has an opportunity to represent the United States this summer at the FIBA World Cup and he isn’t going to let it pass him by. Slipping to 27th in the 2017 NBA Draft, Kuzma has proven time and again that most of the teams who passed on him made
Give credit to the Los Angeles Clippers; they have pulled off a number of shrewd moves over the years that have ultimately led them to become a legitimate title contender with two superstars on their roster. For the franchise that spent most of its existence as the NBA’s laughingstock, it has been quite a turnaround
For the second year in a row, the Los Angeles Lakers will open the NBA season as the away team. However, this time they won’t have to leave the STAPLES Center because they will be taking on the Clippers. The NBA is banking on what should be a big rivalry game to get the season
The Los Angeles Lakers have been hard at work preparing for the 2019-2020 season, where they will hope to contend for a championship with a team built around LeBron James and Anthony Davis. In order to do so, they acted quickly in free agency following Kawhi Leonard’s disappointing decision to join the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Los Angeles Lakers are one of three teams hoping to sign superstar free agent Kawhi Leonard. Unlike the Toronto Raptors and Los Angeles Clippers, the Lakers are hoping to create a super team around Leonard, LeBron James, and Anthony Davis. If the Lakers are successful in their pursuit of Leonard they will instantly become
As the Anthony Davis trade saga continues, things are starting to look more and more positive for the Los Angeles Lakers. Davis requested to be traded to the Lakers at the trade deadline last season but those talks ultimately didn’t lead to a deal, but now the Lakers appear to have a solid chance at
The NBA Finals may still be raging but 28 teams in the league are already focused on the offseason and making moves to set themselves up for the future. With that in mind, the Brooklyn Nets pulled off a trade with the Atlanta Hawks, shipping Allen Crabbe and two first-round picks to the Atlanta Hawks
The Los Angeles Lakers have seen their front office come under fire in recent weeks, taking criticism from all sides. Jeanie Buss, Rob Pelinka, Londa and Kurt Rambis (aka The Rambii), and the rest of the organization has been called out for numerous questionable decisions. Can they get things back on track before free agency
The Los Angeles Lakers are under pressure to improve their team this summer after missing the playoffs in LeBron James’ first season with the club. To that end, they will have to explore trading their fourth-overall draft pick and potentially parting ways with some of their young players as well.
Magic Johnson certainly didn’t pull any punches when he appeared on First Take, firing shots at Jeanie Buss, Rob Pelinka, and the entire Lakers organization. What does this mean for the team moving forward? How might it impact free agency?
The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off a disappointing 2018-2019 campaign but the offseason will provide plenty of opportunities to set things right. The draft is just a few weeks away and with a major asset like the fourth overall pick in their pocket the Lakers will certainly be the team to watch. Adding a
The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to improve their roster this summer around superstar forward LeBron James, which could mean shipping out some of their young assets in an attempt to land another star. After a failed attempt to land New Orleans Pelicans unicorn Anthony Davis at the trade deadline, most thought that talks between
After a few tense moments, the basketball gods smiled upon the Los Angeles Lakers and awarded them the fourth overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft. Heading into the lottery, the Lakers had just a 9.4% chance of moving from the 11th pick into the top four. Now that they have the fourth pick the
The Los Angeles Lakers will be searching for superstars this summer, hoping to pair LeBron James with a co-star that can help lead the purple and gold back to glory. Meanwhile, the Celtics’ relationship with free-agent-to-be Kyrie Irving appears to be as rocky as ever, and the Boston fan base hasn’t been thrilled with his
If free-agent-to-be Klay Thompson decides to leave the Golden State Warriors this summer it has long been assumed that he will follow in his father’s footsteps and join the Lakers. However, a recent report suggests that he may be more inclined to head to the Clippers instead.
The Los Angeles Lakers are searching for a new coach and Monty Williams is high on their list of possibilities. However, it appears that they will have some competition, as the Phoenix Suns are also in hot pursuit and are hoping to make Williams their next coach. Who will win? And what is the better
Have the Los Angeles Lakers already found a replacement for Magic Johnson? There is a rumor circulating that they have a shadow executive that is currently running a playoff team that will step into their President of Basketball Operations position.
The Los Angeles Lakers plan to be major players in free agency this summer with enough cap space for a max contract and the lure of playing alongside LeBron James. However, after a season that has to be considered disappointing after missing the playoffs for the sixth straight season, the Lakers may not be the
The Los Angeles Lakers’ season isn’t over but the vultures are already circling head coach Luke Walton. With most expecting that the team will part ways with the coach at the conclusion of what has been a disappointing season, names are already beginning to emerge about who might replace him at the helm. On this
The Los Angeles Lakers hoped to pull off a trade for Anthony Davis at the trade deadline but were unable to reach a deal with a New Orleans Pelicans front office that some, including Magic Johnson, feel didn’t negotiate in good faith. The Pelicans clearly weren’t thrilled with the timing of Davis’ trade demand and
With the trade deadline drawing near it appears that the Los Angeles Lakers have pulled the trigger on a trade, just not the big Anthony Davis trade that people have been expecting. Instead, the Lakers are shipping out rookie Svi Mykhailiuk and a second round pick to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Reggie Bullock.
The Los Angeles Lakers are still hoping to work out a deal for New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis before the trade deadline on Thursday but it’s going to cost them quite a bit to get it done. According to a recent report from Tania Ganguli and Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times, the
The Los Angeles Lakers are hoping to acquire a second star to play alongside LeBron James and have their sights set on New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis. However, conflicting reports have been released about just what the Lakers are willing to part with in a trade, causing some to claim that Los Angeles
After landing LeBron James this past summer the Lakers filled out their roster around him by adding an eccentric mix of players, including Rajon Rondo, JaVale McGee, Lance Stephenson, and Michael Beasley. Now, they could be on the verge of bringing in yet another character in forward Carmelo Anthony. On this episode of the Lakers