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  • 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...
  • Tobias Harris anticipating big season with LA Clippers

    Tobias Harris anticipating big season with LA Clippers

    When the LA Clippers traded Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons, the return centered around versatile forward Tobias Harris. While not yet considered a star, Harris believes he has the potential to reach that level. Heading into the 2018-19 season, Harris is gambling on himself. According to NBA...
  • Montrezl Harrell re-signs with LA Clippers

    Montrezl Harrell re-signs with LA Clippers

    The LA Clippers reached an agreement with a pivotal member of their rotation from a season ago, signing big man Montrezl Harrell. According to ESPN, Harrell agreed to a 2-year, $12 million deal.  Originally a second-round draft pick with the Houston Rockets, Harrell arrived in LA as part of the...
  • 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...
  • LA Clippers hosting strong backcourt competition

    LA Clippers hosting strong backcourt competition

    After an injury-plagued first season in the NBA, LA Clippers guard Milos Teodosic is expected back with the team in 2018-19. According to the LA Times, Teodosic, who missed significant portions of the season while battling plantar fasciitis, will be retained, despite a log-jam in the backcourt...
  • 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...
  • Los Angeles Lakers embracing 3-year plan

    Los Angeles Lakers embracing 3-year plan

    According to president Magic Johnson, the Los Angeles Lakers are embracing a 3-year plan–one that has improved exponentially with the signing of star forward LeBron James. The Lakers will not rush their rebuild, even with LeBron’s commitment. The team’s goal is to retain financial flexibility...
  • LA Kings re-sign defenseman Paul LaDue

    LA Kings re-sign defenseman Paul LaDue

    The Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League re-signed defenseman Paul LaDue on Friday. A restricted free agent, LaDue is set to make $825,000 in each of the next two seasons.  At 25 years old, LaDue shoots right. He is 6'1", 185 pounds. LaDue has spent his entire National Hockey League...
  • LeBron James watches Lakers at Summer League

    LeBron James watches Lakers at Summer League

    A year after winning the Las Vegas Summer League, the Los Angeles Lakers are once again in the midst of a run to the ultimate prize. They also had a surprise visitor over the weekend: LeBron James. James sat courtside to watch a few of his prospective teammates, including guard Josh Hart, notch a...
  • LA Kings promote Taste of the South Bay charity event

    LA Kings promote Taste of the South Bay charity event

    The Los Angeles Kings are promoting the 10th annual Taste of the South Bay charity event on Aug. 23. Guests interested in purchasing tickets will have the opportunity to taste food from 11 different California restaurants with the proceeds going to help equip southern California classrooms in the...
  • LA Clippers bring back Luc Mbah a Moute

    LA Clippers bring back Luc Mbah a Moute

    In filling out their roster, the LA Clippers opted to go back to a familiar face. The organization has signed forward Luc Mbah a Moute to a 1-year, $4.3 million deal. Mbah a Moute spent last season with the Houston Rockets, which followed a two-year stint with the Clippers. The Clippers made the...
  • LeBron James represents ‘validation’ for Los Angeles Lakers

    LeBron James represents ‘validation’ for Los Angeles Lakers

    Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka have been open about their quest to lure star players to the Los Angeles Lakers, and LeBron James’ commitment to the organization was a franchise-altering one. The Lakers have gone from a rebuilding team to one on the brink of greatness, and their options are wide open...
  • Top 5 training camp battles to watch with Los Angeles Lakers

    Top 5 training camp battles to watch with Los Angeles Lakers

    With the addition of LeBron James and several high-profile veterans during the free agency period, the Los Angeles Lakers have set themselves up for a fascinating 2018-19 season. General manager Rob Pelinka stated during a press conference that all four starting positions next to LeBron would be up...
  • Moe Wagner flashes potential for Los Angeles Lakers

    Moe Wagner flashes potential for Los Angeles Lakers

    Moe Wagner, the Los Angeles Lakers’ first-round pick out of Michigan, has enjoyed a good start to his professional career. During the Las Vegas Summer League, Wagner has showcased the talents that warranted the No. 25 pick in the NBA Draft. Those talents could be vital to the Lakers next season...
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander off to strong start in Summer League

    Shai Gilgeous-Alexander off to strong start in Summer League

    The LA Clippers selected Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with their first lottery pick in June’s NBA Draft, and while he was considered a great prospect, the idea was he would need some seasoning. Through two games in the Las Vegas Summer League, however, Gilgeous-Alexander is showing that his game might be...
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