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  • Kyle Kuzma likes new Lakers roster

    Kyle Kuzma likes new Lakers roster

    Even though Kyle Kuzma will need to engage in a more heated battle for minutes, he likes what he sees on the Los Angeles Lakers roster. On the heels of adding a host of players, namely JaVale McGee, Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson, Michael Beasley, and Moritz Wagner (through the draft), the improving...
  • Lakers’ court vision offers great potential

    Lakers’ court vision offers great potential

    The Los Angeles Lakers took the circuitous route to a solid offseason. While adding LeBron James, one of the greatest players of all-time, was undoubtedly an A+ move, the franchise still needed to pick up a host of veterans to fill out their roster. Mission accomplished. Even though the Lakers did...
  • Los Angeles Lakers receive early-season schedule

    Los Angeles Lakers receive early-season schedule

    There will be no nights off for the Los Angeles Lakers in 2018-19, as LeBron James & Co. will face a nightly dose of all that the Western Conference has to offer. They will face top tests right out of the gate, as the NBA unveiled the league’s early-season schedule, as well as holiday games on...
  • Lakers face Warriors in Christmas Day matchup

    Lakers face Warriors in Christmas Day matchup

    Christmas Day marks one of the NBA’s biggest draws, and next season will be no exception. The Los Angeles Lakers and their new cast will head to Golden State to take on the Warriors. LeBron James is frequently pitted against the Warriors on Christmas Day–although historically he has been a member of...
  • LeBron James backing new documentary series

    LeBron James backing new documentary series

    The Hollywood lifestyle has suited LeBron James perfectly so far. The future Hall of Famer, fresh off a 4-year, $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, is behind a new basketball project entitled, “Shut Up and Dribble.” Directed by Gotham Chopra, who was also behind "Kobe Bryant's Muse...
  • Las Vegas likes Lakers’ odds

    Las Vegas likes Lakers’ odds

    The Los Angeles Lakers have been stuck in a rut for the past five seasons, but that should change in 2018-19. At the very least, Las Vegas seems to think so. With the signing of LeBron James, the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas has set the Lakers’ over/under at 48.5 games–and predicted the Lakers to...
  • LeBron James excited to play with new Lakers teammates

    LeBron James excited to play with new Lakers teammates

    Much has been said about the cast of characters joining LeBron James with the Los Angeles Lakers. By adding the likes of Rajon Rondo, Michael Beasley, JaVale McGee, and Lance Stephenson, Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka have put together an assortment of players affectionately referred to as the “Meme...
  • Shaq offers theory on Kobe Bryant return to Lakers

    Shaq offers theory on Kobe Bryant return to Lakers

    The excitement of signing LeBron James officially has the Los Angeles Lakers’ world in a frenzy. Even former players are getting in on the action. Shaquille O’Neal, a dominant center for the team in the early 2000’s, surmised that Kobe Bryant, one of the franchise’s all-time greats, could return to...
  • Lakers upgrade uniforms for 2018-19 season

    Lakers upgrade uniforms for 2018-19 season

    The Los Angeles Lakers have gone back to the future with their new-look jerseys. The organization unveiled the modifications, which include a throwback to the 1980s Showtime Era. The jerseys, which still feature the iconic purple and gold, will include a vertical drop shadow on the numbers. The move...
  • LeBron James credits tradition and Magic Johnson for joining Lakers

    LeBron James credits tradition and Magic Johnson for joining Lakers

    What seemed like an impossibility over a year ago became a reality when the Los Angeles Lakers were able to lure LeBron James to sign as a free agent. LeBron had remained quiet on the topic, but he opened up to the media as he unveiled his new school in Akron, OH. A number of factors led LeBron, who...
  • LeBron James opens school in Ohio

    LeBron James opens school in Ohio

    Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James notched one of his greatest career accomplishments Monday: he opened a school for at-risk children in his hometown of Akron, OH. The LeBron James Family Foundation and the Akron Public Schools combined on the venture. The I Promise School has taken nearly 1...
  • Kevin Durant lauds LeBron James’ move to Lakers

    Kevin Durant lauds LeBron James’ move to Lakers

    Kevin Durant, who is no stranger to criticism for changing addresses, recently lauded LeBron James for making the move to the Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron agreed to a 4-year, $154 million contract to head to the Western Conference. James and Durant will now share the state of California, meeting each...
  • Michael Beasley lauds Lakers’ roster

    Michael Beasley lauds Lakers’ roster

     By adding a plethora of big-name veterans on 1-year deals, Magic Johnson has received scrutiny for his construction of the Los Angeles Lakers’ roster. Mainly, how will these personalities mesh with LeBron James and each other? Michael Beasley, the organization’s latest addition, defended the moves...
  • JaVale McGee dreaming big with Los Angeles Lakers

    JaVale McGee dreaming big with Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers have spent the offseason loading up on athletic and skilled veterans. Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka have handed out 1-year deals to mercurial players like Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson, Michael Beasley, and JaVale McGee. The quartet, known as much for their on-court prowess as...
  • Lakers sign Michael Beasley

    Lakers sign Michael Beasley

    The Los Angeles Lakers have added another rotation piece to the mix. Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka inked versatile scoring forward Michael Beasley to a 1-year deal. The deal, which adds Beasley to a crowded lineup, is set to pay him $3.5 million.  The Lakers’ front office has made a multitude of...
  • Kawhi Leonard trade a win for the Lakers

    Kawhi Leonard trade a win for the Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers were not directly involved with the Kawhi Leonard trade, but there are multiple ramifications that could benefit the organization in the long-term. With news that the Toronto Raptors traded DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl, and a protected first-round pick to the San Antonio Spurs...
  • Lakers’ Josh Hart named Summer League MVP

    Lakers’ Josh Hart named Summer League MVP

    The Los Angeles Lakers earned the distinction of having another player named Summer League MVP. A year after point guard Lonzo Ball took home the honors, swingman Josh Hart was named the most outstanding player at this year’s Las Vegas-based event. Hart was bestowed with the award prior to the...
  • Luke Walton meets with Tyronn Lue to discuss coaching LeBron James

    Luke Walton meets with Tyronn Lue to discuss coaching LeBron James

    Luke Walton, Los Angeles Lakers head coach, has used the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League to take notes on what it will be like to coach LeBron James next season. Walton sat down with Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue to start preparing for what will likely be a whirlwind season for the new...
  • Lakers continue to thrive in Las Vegas Summer League

    Lakers continue to thrive in Las Vegas Summer League

    If the Los Angeles Lakers continue on their current upward trajectory, they can attribute a fair amount of their success to the Las Vegas Summer League. Josh Hart exploded for 37 points and rookie Svi Mykhailiuk poured in 31 to lead the Lakers past the Cleveland Cavaliers in a double-overtime...
  • Lonzo Ball to undergo left knee surgery

    Lonzo Ball to undergo left knee surgery

    In order to return to full health for the 2018-19 season, Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. The left knee has emerged as a problematic injury for the promising young Ball. During his rookie campaign, the versatile point guard dealt with numerous...
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