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Luol Deng will not be part of the rotation

Through three games, the Los Angeles Lakers’ rotation is taking shape. One player that isn’t in it is Luol Deng. With a lot of depth this season, the Los Angeles Lakers were going to have an interesting rotation. Due to the emergence of some of their young players, Luke Walton has...
Via Lake Show Life
1 hour ago

Why Luke Walton needs to have a breakout season as the Lakers’ leader

The Lakers’ players aren’t the only ones who need to establish themselves this season. The Los Angeles Lakers have opened up the new NBA season splitting their first two games. In the highly anticipated debut game of Lonzo Ball and the new look Lakers, the team entered STAPLES Center flat and disengaged, leading to an ugly beatdown by a zealous LA Clippers team. The Lakers bounced...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
2 days ago

WATCH: Lakers 5-On-5 Scrimmage Footage: Brandon Ingram, Larry Nance Jr., Brook Lopez, Luol Deng

Check out some scrimmage footage from today's Los Angeles Lakers practice. Team A: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Brandon Ingram, Luol Deng, Larry Nance Jr. and Brook Lopez (Lonzo and Bogut on the sidelines for this one). Team B: Alex Caruso, Corey Brewer, Jordan Clarkson, Thomas Bryant and Kyle Kuzma. Did you see Lonzo Ball throw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium? https://youtu...
Via Lakers Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers 5-On-5 Scrimmage Footage: Lonzo Ball, Ingram, Lopez, Nance, Deng

The Los Angeles Lakers were back on the 5-on-5 scrimmage floor on Monday. Check out how Lonzo Ball looked after being out for two weeks with the ankle sprain. Team A: Lonzo, Luol Deng, Brandon Ingram, Larry Nance Jr. and Brook Lopez. Did you see Lonzo Ball throw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium? What about our one-on-one interview with Lonzo Ball...
Via Lakers Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Training Camp (Practice Footage): Larry Nance, Vander Blue, VJ Beachem, Luol Deng

Los Angeles Lakers Larry Nance Jr and Luol Deng and Vander Blue, V.J. Beachem doing shooting drills at Lakers training camp. Did you see Lonzo Ball throw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium? What about our one-on-one interview with Lonzo Ball? Did you see Lamar Odom at Lakers summer workouts?
Via Lakers Nation
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Walton: Lakers are in ‘hard spot as a group’

The Los Angeles Lakers are underdoing a major paradigm shift as an organization right now, and head coach Luke Walton will be the first to admit that it’s a difficult process.Speaking with reporters on Thursday, Walton acknowledged that the team is in a “hard spot as a group” with all the change has been going on lately, per Serena Winters of Lakers Nation. The last several weeks...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers will also shut down Luol Deng for rest of season

The Los Angeles Lakers continue to admit that their offseason was one big L.According to a report by Ramona Shelburne of ESPN on Wednesday, the Lakers will also make forward Luol Deng a healthy scratch for the remainder of the 2016-17 season to open up more playing time for their younger players.Deng, who will turn 32 next month, was averaging 7.3 points and 5.3 rebounds on a career...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Nick Young moves to bench to make way for young players

The Lakers will be giving their younger players more court time over the remainder of the season. As a result, Nick Young will take on a reduced role.A season that began with the Lakers getting off to a 7-5 start has turned into one that has them with the worst record in the NBA’s Western Conference at 20-45. For what’s left in the season, Los Angeles will need to determine which...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Westbrook appears to drop F-bomb on Luol Deng during game

Thunder star Russell Westbrook is all business when he steps on the court, and he’s not really interested in chatting it up with his opponents. Luol Deng apparently wasn’t aware of that, as he tried to approach Westbrook while he was walking away during Tuesday’s game. Deng tapped him on the back, and we’re not professional lip readers, but it looked like the dialogue that followed...
Via The Sports Daily
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Media Day 2016: Luol Deng On Brandon Ingram, New Atmosphere

Los Angeles Lakers new forward Luol Deng says he is very excited to play with this young group of players under head coach Luke Walton. On Brandon Ingram, Deng says he has so much room to grow but he’s already so far ahead of his age group and is incredibly talented and very humble. Deng says the No. 1 task right now is training camp and how they attack it and is really excited...
Via Lakers Nation
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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