With an exciting new head coach, a budding young core and the addition of some veteran free agents, the Los Angeles Lakers appear confident that they can start building something special for this upcoming season. The team held its annual...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers' media day was Monday, with training camp starting Tuesday in Santa Barbara. But many of the younger players already have a jump on the 2016-17 campaign. D’Angelo Russell, Larry Nance Jr., Julius Randle, Jordan...Show More Summary
Fans got their first look at the Kobe Bryant-less Los Angeles Lakers during the team's media day Monday. With Bryant retired, the Lakers are embarking on a new era. The franchise isn't in a complete rebuild, though, having spent a combined...Show More Summary
As the 2016-17 NBA season draws nearer, Los Angeles Lakers guard-forward Nick Young is among the rumored basketball players who are planning to emulate Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protests.
The Los Angeles Lakers have re-signed veteran forward Metta World Peace, who will attempt to win a roster spot for his 17th NBA season.
There are no bigger spotlights in the NBA than the flickering, paparazzi-like flashes aimed at the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers. Having failed spectacularly as the head coach of both storied franchises, Mike D'Antoni knowsShow More Summary
On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Lakers signed Metta World Peace to a one-year non-guaranteed contract, according to Yahoo!. Last year the Lakers gave Peace a one-year deal worth $1.4 million, so it’s unlikely he’ll see any additional boost in salary. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed veteran forward Thomas Robinson.
The Los Angeles Lakers added depth to their frontcourt Wednesday, agreeing to sign power forward Thomas Robinson to a one-year deal, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. Eric Pincus of Basketball Insiders added Robinson's contract will be non-guaranteed. The former No. Show More Summary
Metta World Peace told the world that he can still play, and evidently, the Los Angeles Lakers agree. MWP has reportedly reached an agreement to join the Lakers at training The post Metta World Peace Re-Signs With the Lakers appeared first on SLAMonline.
Not even a coaching change can stop the bond between the Los Angeles Lakers and Metta World Peace. The Lakers agreed to terms with the veteran forward Wednesday, where he'll likely serve in a mentorship role for the young players onShow More Summary
Entering his second NBA season, D'Angelo Russell is slated to become a focal point for the Los Angeles Lakers with Kobe Bryant basking in retirement. Coming off a bumpy rookie year and working with a new head coach, Russell is now able...Show More Summary
Imagine it’s the end of the month. The new NBA season is about to start just days later, but right before that, a majority of the Los Angeles Lakers’ owners decided to cut their losses with the team and sign a new one. With a once proud legacy firmly in the rear-view mirror, they’d had enough. New blood was needed. Read more...
The Los Angeles Lakers haven't cracked 30 wins since the 2012-13 season, but new head coach Luke Walton will attempt to reverse course and lead the Purple and Gold back to prosperity during his first year at the helm. And if Walton hopes...Show More Summary
It wasn’t the move or the shot so much as it was the stepover. Fifteen years ago, when Allen Iverson was in his prime as a shooting guard with the Philadelphia 76ers, Tyronn Lue was a backup guard with the Los Angeles Lakers. It was Game 1 of the 2001 NBA Finals, and Iverson did […]
The start of the NBA season is still a few months away and, as you might expect, Los Angeles Lakers President Jeanie Buss is already optimistic about the team in the post-Kobe Bryant era. Yet as she focuses on improving the team’s performance from last season’s disappointment, she is also getting...
It was November 7, 1991, when Los Angeles Lakers point guard Earvin “Magic” Johnson shocked the entire world when he announced that he had contracted HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Back then, it was known as a death sentence and magic was given only 3 more years to live. Two more months will mark 25 […]
The Los Angeles D-Fenders on Monday have named Coby Karl as head coach. He replaces Casey Owens, who takes over as an assistant coach and advance scout on the Los Angeles Lakers staff. “We are excited to welcome Coby back to the D-Fenders family as our new head coach,” Buss said. “His extensive experience as both [...]
The Bucks on Monday signed free agent guard/forward Xavier Henry to their training camp roster. Henry, 25, most recently spent time in the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers, appearing in nine games during the 2014-15 season, averaging 2.2 points in 9.6 minutes per contest. In 2015-16, Henry played in nine games with Santa Cruz of [...]
Nick Young is having a pretty bad year. In March, rookie Los Angeles Lakers’ point guard D’Angelo Russell secretly recorded Young talking about cheating on his then-fiancée Iggy Azalea. The recording was leaked, went viral and Azalea dumped Young. Then one-time teammate, being the friend that he is, posted a video of this f—kery. And […]