NBA player Jordan Hill was arrested for reckless driving in Atlanta on Friday, WSB-TV’s Mike Petchenik reports. Hill, 28, spent the last four seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers before signing one-year deal with the Indiana Pacers this summer. The Associated Press reports that Hill was caught speeding at 107 MPH on a 65 MPH highway. […]
The New York Knicks are one step closer to fielding a team that's almost certain to improve upon last season's lowly 17 wins. The organization reportedly agreed to terms with longtime Los Angeles Lakers shooter Sasha Vujacic. The New...Show More Summary
As it currently stands, the Los Angeles Lakers have 14 players on an intriguing but unbalanced roster. Adding one final contract might help the equilibrium, but it’s more likely management will use the tried and true process of multiple...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers have certainly bolstered their frontcourt this offseason, landing All-Star Roy Hibbert in a trade, signing savvy veteran Brandon Bass in free agency and drafting Larry Nance Jr. in the first round. Although the...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers anticipated having a big offseason this year. With three draft picks and a ton of cap space, they had a chance to land a few impact players to bolster the lineup. Heading into next season, potentially Kobe Bryant's...Show More Summary
Paul Pierce is from Inglewood, a stone's throw from the Great Western Forum, where the Los Angeles Lakers played prior to their current occupation of the Staples Center. But you might not have guessed that about Pierce if you'd parachuted...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers turned over much of their roster this offseason, constructing a new roster on the fly. Whether the new pieces fit and the team functions remains to be seen, but the front office did manage to stock up at every position—except for small forward. Currently, L.A.'s depth chart has Nick Young listed as the No. Show More Summary
Julius Randle has played just one game as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Yet, he's already managed to change the trajectory of the entire organization. That one game—the 2014-15 season opener against the Houston Rockets in which...Show More Summary
The guy in goggles lighting it up for the Los Angeles Lakers recently in Las Vegas Summer League, the one who might look familiar from the blur that was last season—that was Jabari Brown. On a team with a deep backcourt, the 22-year-old...Show More Summary
Say what you will about Roy Hibbert 's offense, but his dominance as a rim protector cannot be denied. Over the past several seasons for the Indiana Pacers, he anchored one of the best defensive units in the league. Now that he is heading...Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has been the NBA's pre-eminent shooting guard for much of his career, but a change could be in store for the future Hall of Famer in 2015-16. Lakers head coach Byron Scott told NBA.com's David...Show More Summary
During Phil Jackson’s 11-season stint as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, he had an up-and-down relationship with Kobe Bryant. The ups included five championships, and the downs, well, they were mostly about both men’s failing efforts to not get on each other’s nerves. The problems between Jackson and Bryant were at their worst during the […]
As the late, great Aaliyah once sang, "If at first you don't succeed, dust yourself off and try again." The Los Angeles Lakers appear to have taken that repurposed adage to heart. Last summer, on the heels of watching Dwight Howard dance...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers may have drafted a phenomenal prospect in D’Angelo Russell, but the team can’t let that overshadow the development of Jordan Clarkson. Russell was the vaunted No. 2 draft pick in June, while Clarkson ’s story is a familiar one to fans by now. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers managed to win three straight NBA titles at the turn of the millennium, this despite very public warring between Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal, as well The post Phil Jackson ‘Could Feel’ Kobe Bryant’s Hatred appeared first on SLAMonline.
Gary Vitti, the Los Angeles Lakers’ head trainer for some three decades, reports that next season will be his last (the 61-year-old will then transition into a consultant position for The post Kobe Bryant Ready to Play Small Forward: ‘I Can Do That’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Los Angeles Lakers couldn’t unload Nick Young this summer, so they’re hanging on to the 30-year-old chucker for the time being. Young jokes that he felt a little like The post Nick Young ‘Felt Like Pau Gasol’ During Trade Rumors appeared first on SLAMonline.
Through a combination of sticking with what they have and buying low (or attempting to), the Los Angeles Lakers look better off when comparing the current roster on paper against last year's iteration. D'Angelo Russell was a good get in the draft. Show More Summary
Heading into his second season as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, Byron Scott is facing not one, but multiple ticking clock scenarios. And like a protagonist in a blockbuster movie, the veteran coach’s ultimate success might very well lie in picking his battles wisely. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers began the offseason on a high note after drafting point guard D'Angelo Russell second overall. After picking up a few more pieces in free agency, the Lakers will soon kick off their rebuilding season. What grade...Show More Summary