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  • Magic Johnson hints at the Los Angeles Lakers pursuing a superstar. 

    Magic Johnson says Lakers looking to bring in a 'superstar'

    The Los Angeles Lakers have missed the NBA playoffs for four years in a row. Along with a longer than expected playoff drought, the team has no clear-cut leader nor a proven star player in the post-Kobe Bryant era with the STAPLES Center set to host the 2018 NBA All-Star Game next season. There's no...
  • Grizzlies try to change narrative against Spurs

    Grizzlies try to change narrative against Spurs

    Memphis Grizzlies head coach David Fizdale unleashed a fiery tirade following Game 2 of his team’s series against the San Antonio Spurs. In grabbing a 2-0 series lead with a 96-82 win, the Spurs outshot the Grizzlies 32-15 at the free-throw line. Star forward Kawhi Leonard attempted–and made–all 1...
  • LeBron James, Paul George take differing views on late-game situation

    LeBron James, Paul George take differing views on late-game situation

    The Cleveland Cavaliers escaped Game 1 against the Indiana Pacers when one shot essentially decided the game. With a 109-108 lead, LeBron James and J.R. Smith double-teamed Paul George near midcourt, forcing the Pacers superstar to pass the ball to an open C.J. Miles. With seven seconds running off...
  • Eastern Conference playoffs feature unpredictability

    Eastern Conference playoffs feature unpredictability

    Many were surprised when the Cleveland Cavaliers only managed to beat the Indiana Pacers, 109-108, in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoffs. As it turns out, that series was one of the few that held to form in the East. The Toronto Raptors subsequently suffered a blowout loss at the hands of the...
  • Lakers GM Rob Pelinka 'convinced' stars will come to Los Angeles

    Lakers GM Rob Pelinka 'convinced' stars will come to Los Angeles

    Former agent Rob Pelinka has taken on the mammoth task of rebuilding the Los Angeles Lakers franchise as successor to longtime general manager, Mitch Kupchak. Pelinka has expressed nothing but confidence and optimism about what the future holds for the team since taking the job and believes stars...
  • Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green is controversial on and off the court, but he's also one of the reasons why the Warriors will win

    Warriors are big favorites to win NBA title as playoffs begin

    The Golden State Warriors cruised to the best record in the National Basketball Association for the third season in a row this year, winning 67 games. On paper, the Warriors are the strong favorite to win the NBA title, which would be the team's second in three years if the Golden State squad can...
  • Lakers inform Metta World Peace he probably 'wouldn't be back next season'

    Lakers inform Metta World Peace he probably 'wouldn't be back next season'

    Another iconic player for the Los Angeles Lakers may have played his last game for the storied franchise. Forward Metta World Peace was informed by the Lakers brass during his exit interview that the team probably wouldn't be bringing him back next season. World Peace let the media know that Magic...
  • Lakers brass urging Brandon Ingram to work with Kobe Bryant

    Lakers brass urging Brandon Ingram to work with Kobe Bryant

    Rookie forward Brandon Ingram got off to a slow start with the Los Angeles Lakers. It took Ingram quite a bit of time to build up his confidence while he adjusted to the NBA level, but he finished his first season strong convincing the Lakers brass they may have a star in the making. Along with an...
  • Carmelo Anthony makes sense in Miami

    Carmelo Anthony makes sense in Miami

    The New York Knicks and Carmelo Anthony are headed for a divorce. Anthony, who has been steadfast in his refusal to play for another franchise, appears ready to move on after months of cryptic tweets and comments about the star forward’s abilities. Anthony has spent seven seasons with the Knicks...
  • Milwaukee provides the best chance for East upset

    Milwaukee provides the best chance for East upset

    With the NBA regular season coming to a close, the playoffs are finally set. The Boston Celtics are the surprise finisher at No. 1 in the Eastern Conference, while the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers limp into the postseason as the second seed. Even though the Celtics are a popular pick for...
  • Miami Heat’s late-season turnaround falls short

    Miami Heat’s late-season turnaround falls short

    In a sport where more than half the teams qualify for the postseason, one of the league’s hottest teams will be noticeably absent. It wasn’t for a lack of effort, though. The Miami Heat, who finished the 2016-17 season on a 30-11 tear, fell just shy of making the playoffs. Erik Spoelstra’s team...
  • Russell Westbrook 

    Westbrook should be NBA MVP

    The NBA regular season comes to a close on Wednesday evening before the playoffs start this weekend. Now the discussion of who should be the National Basketball Association's most valuable player is beginning.  The bottom line is that this was a magical season for Oklahoma City Thunder point guard...
  • NBA commissioner rightly takes stand with Romo, Mavericks

    NBA commissioner rightly takes stand with Romo, Mavericks

    If Mark Cuban had his way, Dallas Cowboys quarterback–and honorary member of the Dallas Mavericks for a night–Tony Romo would have seen the court against the Denver Nuggets. NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that the league would not honor the contract, preventing Romo, a former high school...
  • Brook Lopez surpasses Buck Williams for Nets' scoring title

    Brook Lopez surpasses Buck Williams for Nets' scoring title

    Brook Lopez emerged as a leader in Nets’ franchise history Monday night in Boston. Despite spending a large portion of his career bandied about in trade rumors, the one-time All-Star center surpassed Buck Williams as the top scorer in the team’s history. By scoring 25 points in a loss to the Boston...
  • D'Angelo Russell talks about hitting game-winner against T'Wolves

    D'Angelo Russell talks about hitting game-winner against T'Wolves

    The Los Angeles Lakers have won four games in a row. The struggling squad has turned it on as of late as a disappointing season nears its end.  Despite having an off night, a grieving D'Angelo Russell led the team to victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves with a game-winning shot at the buzzer...
  • NBA playoffs set in Western Conference

    NBA playoffs set in Western Conference

    While there is much to be decided in the Eastern Conference, eight teams in the Western Conference can start game-planning for the first round, which will start this upcoming weekend. The following is a preview of the four first-round matchups: Golden State Warriors (1) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (...
  • Isaiah Thomas: Lakers have 'always been a team I wanted to go to'

    Isaiah Thomas: Lakers have 'always been a team I wanted to go to'

    One star player the Los Angeles Lakers had an opportunity to sign in the past was point guard Isaiah Thomas. Before Thomas became an All-Star with the Boston Celtics, the 5'9" point guard bounced around the league a bit, but always had his heart set on landing with the Lakers. Thomas, who is now...
  • Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell and Karl-Anthony Towns plan to workout together this summer

    Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell and Karl-Anthony Towns plan to workout together this summer

    The first two players selected in the 2015 NBA Draft have remained close friends over the years. D'Angelo Russell and Karl-Anthony Towns motivated each other and try to improve alongside one another during the offseason with these two players being the current faces of the Los Angeles Lakers and...
  • Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton give high praise to David Nwaba for his effort on the defensive end of the floor.

    Lakers coach Luke Walton praises Nwaba's defensive effort

    Cal Poly product David Nwaba has really made an impression during his short time with the Los Angeles Lakers. Although Nwaba will rejoin the Los Angeles D-Fenders to help the team during their D-League playoff run, the 24-year-old has earned the respect and admiration of head coach Luke Walton. In...
  • Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell: Mike Conley 'paved the way' for NBA career

    Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell: Mike Conley 'paved the way' for NBA career

    The Los Angeles Lakers were able to come out on top against the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night at STAPLES Center with D'Angelo Russell leading the way with a game-high 28 points.  Veteran point guard Mike Conley kept the Grizzlies in the game while picking up the slack for an injured Marc Gasol...
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