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Last week, Jeremy Lin was immortalized in wax at Madame Tussauds on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf.
The Lakers have signed Missouri guard Jordan Clarkson, after acquiring the 6-foot-5 combination guard on draft night from the Washington Wizards (46th overall pick) for $1.8 million in cash.
Former Lakers point guard Darius Morris recently signed a contract with the Portland Trail Blazers.
After a 27-win season, the Lakers are not a favorite to win the NBA title this coming year.
August is a common vacation month in the NBA, but that didn't stop Lakers executives Mitch Kupchak and John Black from participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Kupchak was nominated by Dodgers executive Stan Kasten.
Through his 19-year career, Shaquille O'Neal played with both Kobe Bryant and LeBron James.
If the Lakers can stay healthy this season, after an injury-plagued, 27-win 2013-14, the team may be able to rebound through March with a winning record.
On Thursday, two Lakers executives took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge.
Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin on Thursday is set to help unveil a wax figure of himself at Madame Tussauds on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf.
On Tuesday, Stan Kasten, Dodgers president and chief executive, accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge after being nominated by the San Francisco Giants.
On Tuesday, Lakers Coach Byron Scott visited Centennial High School in Compton to announce his mentorship with the school's Male Academy.
The rebuilding Lakers may be able to near or even hit.500 through the end of January, after a busy three months of play.
The Lakers may be able to hover around.500 through November and December. The first month of the season will be a challenge, but a road-heavy December could be manageable for the Lakers.
The Lakers open the 2014-15 season with a busy schedule against quality opponents.
On Friday, former Lakers guard MarShon Brooks agreed to join Italian franchise Olimpia Milano.
Newly hired Lakers Coach Byron Scott took over the team's Twitter feed Friday, giving his thoughts on the team's prospects this season.
Kobe Bryant has fallen behind Oklahoma City All-Star Kevin Durant, at least according to 38 rookies polled by NBA.com.
The Lakers introduced their new head coach last week, welcoming back Byron Scott to the organization on a four-year deal.
None of the Lakers will represent Team USA this summer in the FIBA World Cup to be played later in the month in Spain.