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  • Paul George could still wind up with Los Angeles Lakers

    Paul George could still wind up with Los Angeles Lakers

    Magic Johnson’s vision for the Los Angeles Lakers is still evolving, but it looks more promising by the day. Not only did the Lakers just snap the Houston Rockets’ 14-game winning streak, they did it with youth. And the veteran the team most covets could still be coming to town. Paul George was...
  • Los Angeles Lakers giveaways: Dec. 29 is free Lakers Clacker night

    Los Angeles Lakers giveaways: Dec. 29 is free Lakers Clacker night

    Before the Los Angeles Lakers take on their local rivals, the Staples Center crowd will receive a free clacker. Those in attendance will then have a chance to make some noise when the Lakers play host to the LA Clippers. The promotional giveaway follows a Lakers spinner, which will be distributed to...
  • Chris Paul to miss return game against LA Clippers

    Chris Paul to miss return game against LA Clippers

    The main pieces of this summer’s blockbuster trade between the LA Clippers and Houston Rockets will be noticeably absent Friday night. Chris Paul, a franchise mainstay in LA, left a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers with a sore left adductor. The Rockets have already ruled him out for a matchup against...
  • The legend of Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma continues to grow

    The legend of Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma continues to grow

    Kyle Kuzma, the No. 27 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, has already made a name for himself. The Los Angeles Lakers youngster was the initial Western Conference Rookie of the Month this season, beating out the likes of Utah’s Donovan Mitchell and teammate Lonzo Ball. His performance against the...
  • LA Clippers to miss Danilo Gallinari for foreseeable future

    LA Clippers to miss Danilo Gallinari for foreseeable future

    Danilo Gallinari’s first season with the LA Clippers has yet to fully get started. By the looks of it, it may be some time before he’s able to fulfill those expectations. The team has announced that Gallinari, who has missed much of the season with a strained left glute, is dealing with a partial...
  • Lakers’ Lonzo Ball continues trending in right direction

    Lakers’ Lonzo Ball continues trending in right direction

    Lonzo Ball has exhibited outstanding rebounding characteristics and solid court vision in his two months with the Los Angeles Lakers, and the coaching staff is praising him for another aspect that has matured: shot selection. In just 28 games, Ball has already shown the kind of development that led...
  • Basketball Hall of Fame changes eligibility period

    Basketball Hall of Fame changes eligibility period

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will likely be making an earlier trip to the Hall of Fame than originally expected. According to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the waiting period for recently retired players to gain enshrinement will shrink from five years to three years. The...
  • LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers stays upbeat in face of injuries

    LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers stays upbeat in face of injuries

    The LA Clippers have endured an unusual start to the season. A significant number of injuries have derailed what appeared to be a promising year, especially after a 4-0 start. There are reasons for optimism, though, and head coach Doc Rivers is clinging to them. For starters, everyone but Patrick...
  • Los Angeles Lakers’ Brook Lopez sidelined by ankle injury

    Los Angeles Lakers’ Brook Lopez sidelined by ankle injury

    The Los Angeles Lakers have announced that the team will be without starting center Brook Lopez for at least the next three weeks. He suffered the ankle sprain in an overtime loss to the Golden State Warriors, and the Lakers will reevaluate the injury in three weeks. According to ESPN, Lopez left...
  • Larry Nance Jr.’s Top 5 Dunks

    Larry Nance Jr.’s Top 5 Dunks

    In his short time in the NBA, Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. has made a name for himself and his dunking abilities. Those rim-rattling dunks are not limited to five, but here are his most dominant individual efforts: 5. Hawks frontcourt fails to stop Nance Back when Al Horford and Paul...
  • Top 5 best Christmas Day performances in Lakers history

    Top 5 best Christmas Day performances in Lakers history

    The Los Angeles Lakers enjoy a storied tradition of playing basketball on Christmas Day. A holiday staple, the Lakers will host the rising Minnesota Timberwolves to cap off the day’s festivities. Looking back, here are the five best moments from recent Lakers history on Dec. 25: 5. Bryant wins...
  • Los Angeles Lakers celebrate the career of Kobe Bryant

    Los Angeles Lakers celebrate the career of Kobe Bryant

    During halftime of the Los Angeles Lakers’ tilt against the Golden State Warriors, the Lakers organization raised both of Kobe Bryant’s numbers to the Staples Center rafters. Bryant–and many former NBA and Los Angeles greats–were on hand to take part in the ceremony honoring Nos. 8 and 24. As Jeanie...
  • Milos Teodosic set to see more time with LA Clippers

    Milos Teodosic set to see more time with LA Clippers

    With head coach Doc Rivers facing minutes’ restrictions for Milos Teodosic, it appears likely that the LA Clippers’ prized free agent point guard will be assuming an increased role in the coming games–in part, due to other injuries. Teodosic has experienced a modest return to the Clippers lineup...
  • LA Clippers play it safe with Milos Teodosic

    LA Clippers play it safe with Milos Teodosic

    For a team that has been ravaged by injuries in 2017-18, the LA Clippers are not taking any chances with point guard Milos Teodosic. With the Clippers set to play a back-to-back against the Washington Wizards and Miami Heat, head coach Doc Rivers said that Teodosic would “most likely” not play in...
  • Lonzo Ball can learn from Kobe Bryant

    Lonzo Ball can learn from Kobe Bryant

    With the Los Angeles Lakers set to retire Kobe Bryant’s Nos. 8 and 24 jerseys, the legendary scorer will be around the team in the coming days. The ceremony will take place prior to a tilt with the defending champion Golden State Warriors. Bryant, a career Laker, can serve as a beacon of knowledge...
  • LA Clippers continue to find success with Milos Teodosic

    LA Clippers continue to find success with Milos Teodosic

    LA Clippers point guard Milos Teodosic is still working his way through the rust. He has yet to find his shooting stroke, and he is still without star power forward Blake Griffin, but he’s pushing all the right buttons. Battling back from a plantar fascia injury, Teodosic has played a central role...
  • Lonzo Ball trying to model game after LeBron James

    Lonzo Ball trying to model game after LeBron James

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball is set to face LeBron James for the first time. A student of the game, Ball relishes this opportunity. The point guard has tried to mode his game after James, who compares more to Magic Johnson than Michael Jordan. While Ball develops his jump shot...
  • Milos Teodosic provides lift to LA Clippers

    Milos Teodosic provides lift to LA Clippers

    After spending much of the 2017-18 season without international point guard Milos Teodosic, the LA Clippers saw the heralded player return to their lineup Monday night. The timing could not have been better. Teodosic hit a decisive three-pointer to drive the Clippers to a much-needed win over the...
  • LA Clippers continue to navigate injuries in 2017-18

    LA Clippers continue to navigate injuries in 2017-18

    On the same night that Milos Teodosic returned from a 22-game absence due to a plantar fascia injury, Danilo Gallinari went back to the sideline with his left glute strain. For head coach Doc Rivers, this is nothing new. The LA Clippers have had to remake their identity somewhat in the face of...
  • Los Angeles Lakers giveaways: Dec. 27 is free Lakers Spinner night

    Los Angeles Lakers giveaways: Dec. 27 is free Lakers Spinner night

    Prior to the Los Angeles Lakers’ matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies on Dec. 27, fans in attendance at the Staples Center will receive a free Lakers spinner. The Lakers have taken part in an extensive promotional giveaway program designed to give back to fans. During the holiday season, the Lakers...
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