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  • Warriors favorites to sign Jose Calderon following Lakers buyout

    Warriors favorites to sign Jose Calderon following Lakers buyout

    The Los Angeles Lakers appear to be on the verge of parting ways with another veteran backcourt player. The team is reportedly working on a buyout of Jose Calderon's contract which would make him a free agent giving him the opportunity to join a title-contending team or at the very least a playoff...
  • Pacers forward Paul George 'very, very real' threat to sign with Lakers

    Pacers forward Paul George 'very, very real' threat to sign with Lakers

    The Magic Johnson regime of the Los Angeles Lakers front office has gotten off to an interesting start. Almost immediately following the announcement of Johnson's new role with the team, the Lakers made two trades and rumors started swirling about Paul George potentially landing with the franchise...
  • Lakers Rumors: L.A. 'in the process' of trying to trade for Paul George

    Lakers Rumors: L.A. 'in the process' of trying to trade for Paul George

    In day two of the new Los Angeles Lakers regime, following the trade to send Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets, Magic Johnson is reportedly busy trying to land the team's next superstar. According to Sam Amick of USA Today, the Lakers appear to be attempting to acquire forward Paul George from the...
  • NBA trade deadline promises historic activity

    NBA trade deadline promises historic activity

    In most sports, the trade deadline proves to be a bit of a bust. Fans of each team clamor for their group to make that blockbuster trade in hopes of improving their fortunes. In the NBA, this actually happens. In a sport where a team has only five guys touch the floor at any given time–and those...
  • Lakers hire Rob Pelinka to replace Mitch Kupchak as general manager

    Lakers hire Rob Pelinka to replace Mitch Kupchak as general manager

    The Los Angeles Lakers have wasted no time under new president of basketball operations, Magic Johnson. After parting ways with Jim Buss as vice president of basketball operations and Mitch Kupchak as general manager, the team has made a decision on hiring Kupchak's successor. According to Adrian...
  • Lakers agree to trade veteran guard Lou Williams to Rockets

    Lakers agree to trade veteran guard Lou Williams to Rockets

    Over the past week or so, there's been endless speculation about whether the Los Angeles Lakers will trade veteran guard Lou Williams before the NBA trade deadline on Feb. 23. The speculation came to an end on Tuesday with the Lakers sending Williams to the Houston Rockets, according to Adrian...
  • Magic Johnson named Lakers president of basketball operations

    Magic Johnson named Lakers president of basketball operations

    The speculation officially came to an end on Tuesday concerning the immediate future of the Los Angeles Lakers front office. The team has decided to make a change and has announced that Magic Johnson is now the president of basketball operations for the storied franchise. According to Lakers.com...
  • Lakers Rumors: Lou Williams headed to the Wizards?

    Lakers Rumors: Lou Williams headed to the Wizards?

    The Los Angeles Lakers may be on the verge of making a deal or two before the NBA trade deadline on Feb. 23. Veteran guard Lou Williams is the one player that has been mentioned the most as a tradeable asset for Los Angeles, and it appears as though the Washington Wizards have an interest in...
  • Otto Porter elevating Washington Wizards

    Otto Porter elevating Washington Wizards

    Without many tangible changes from last year’s roster, the Washington Wizards have emerged as arguably the biggest threat to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference. The main difference has been the play of Otto Porter, who has put himself in line for a massive payday at season’s end. At...
  • Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak says team having 'meaningful' talks ahead of NBA trade deadline

    Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak says team having 'meaningful' talks ahead of NBA trade deadline

    The NBA trade deadline is less than a week away, and the Los Angeles Lakers could be as active as any team in the league. General manager Mitch Kupchak recently admitted the team has been active in trade talks with a lot of interest in the talent on the squad, via Tania Ganguli and Mike DiGiovanna...
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    Five things that made Miami Heat's streak valuable to fans

    The Miami Heat have set the NBA record for the longest winning streak by a team below the .500 (even) mark in won-loss record this season and it is a testament to their coaching staff and franchise. The team began the streak on January 13th with a win against the Milwaukee Bucks and it ended this...
  • Magic Johnson wants Kobe Bryant involved with the Lakers

    Magic Johnson wants Kobe Bryant involved with the Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers seem to be on the cusp of some drastic changes. The storied franchise has suffered three consecutive losing seasons without a playoff appearance and is on the verge of a fourth. Team president Jeanie Buss has already started to shake things up in the front office with the...
  • Magic Johnson expects Lakers rebuild to take '3-5 years'

    Magic Johnson expects Lakers rebuild to take '3-5 years'

    With the Los Angeles Lakers on the verge of missing the NBA playoffs for a fourth straight year, team president Jeanie Buss decided to make a change. Lakers legend Magic Johnson has been brought in to help right the ship in Los Angeles and has been extremely busy in his new role. Along with meeting...
  • Lakers Rumors: Lou Williams on the trading block in Los Angeles?

    Lakers Rumors: Lou Williams on the trading block in Los Angeles?

    The consensus throughout the 2016-17 NBA season has been that the Los Angeles Lakers aren't looking to make any major moves and will likely stand pat heading toward the NBA trade deadline. Although the team had been linked to DeMarcus Cousins, Jimmy Butler, and Paul George during the offseason...
  • Broken Instrument: 3 reasons the Utah Jazz have fallen on hard times

    Broken Instrument: 3 reasons the Utah Jazz have fallen on hard times

    After a January in which the Utah Jazz only lost six NBA games, the future looked about as bright as it could have been for a team many are considering an outside threat to challenge the big guys come playoff time. But, nobody saw coming what has happened to the Jazz train in February. You know, it...
  • Serge Ibaka is NBA's first trade domino to fall

    Serge Ibaka is NBA's first trade domino to fall

    For many basketball enthusiasts, the NBA trade deadline is like Christmas morning. There is great excitement and anticipation as each fan base envisions an end of the day where the team has improved from the earlier iteration. Even though the deadline is still over a week away (Feb. 23), the action...
  • Lakers reportedly meet with free agent center Larry Sanders

    Lakers reportedly meet with free agent center Larry Sanders

    The Los Angeles Lakers current have the maximum amount of players allowable on their current at 15. Although there's currently no roster spot available, the team met with free-agent center Larry Sanders on Monday, according to Mike Bresnahan of Spectrum SportsNet: "Lakers are currently meeting with...
  • NBA to launch official 'NBA 2K' gaming league

    NBA to launch official 'NBA 2K' gaming league

    The NBA has decided it wants into the eSports business. On Thursday USA Today reported that the NBA has joined forces with gaming company Take Two Interactive to launch an eSports league for the popular "NBA 2K" video game. It will start in 2018 and be the first eSports league that has the official...
  • The Bucks will be without young forward Jabari Parker for the next year due to a torn ACL.

    Bucks, NBA lose with latest Parker injury

    With the Milwaukee Bucks on the precipice of becoming the NBA’s next great team, their plans hit a snag. Talented forward Jabari Parker suffered a torn ACL, his second such injury in the last three years. The injury ironically occurred on the same night that Khris Middleton made his long-awaited...
  • Knicks’ PR gaffes could impact future free agency

    Knicks’ PR gaffes could impact future free agency

    Phil Jackson and James Dolan are doing their best to continue the New York Knicks’ struggles–both on and off the court. After Jackson publicly criticized current Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, which has drawn the ire of players and media members alike, Madison Square Garden staff forcefully removed...
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