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Darion Atkins said he has "dropped off" most of the NBA draft boards, but the 6-foot-8 forward from Virginia has high hopes that his body of work in the tough ACC Conference has made teams remain interested in him.
The consensus, if the so-called draft experts are correct, is that the Lakers will use their No. 2 pick in the NBA draft to select Jahlil Okafor out of Duke.
On Wednesday, the D-Fenders named Conner Henry as head coach.
According to Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak, team officials have yet to decide on who they will select with the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft.
On Tuesday, the Lakers worked out Murray State point guard Cameron Payne.
The Lakers auditioned Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell on Monday afternoon at the team's practice facility in El Segundo.
Lakers fans, rejoice.
The Lakers held their seventh pre-draft workout session on Wednesday morning, auditioning six players that they might have a chance to draft with 27th or 30th picks on June 25.
Lakers guard/forward Nick Young and rapper/model Iggy Azalea are engaged.
The Lakers have completed the purchase of a five-acre El Segundo property that will serve as the new franchise's new corporate headquarters.
Former Laker Metta World Peace finished his season with Italy's Serie A club Pallacanestro Cantu on a less-than-stellar note.
The Lakers began the workout process on Tuesday at their practice facility in El Segundo, hosting six prospects in preparation for the June 25 NBA draft.
On Tuesday, the Lakers got a big win, landing the No. 2 pick in the NBA's draft lottery.
Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead.
The Lakers are ecstatic they won the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft in Tuesday's draft lottery, but the team's general manager, Mitch Kupchak, on Thursday tried to dampen expectations that a championship is imminent.
That the Lakers won the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft, instead of losing their pick to the Philadelphia 76ers, was a significant victory for the franchise.
With the Lakers winning the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft, Jordan Hill's time with the team could be nearing an end.
The Lakers won the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft in Tuesday's lottery, behind the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The Lakers lucked into the second overall pick in the NBA draft with a strong showing in Tuesday's draft lottery.
Good news for the Lakers would have been the fourth or fifth pick in the 2015 NBA.