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Isaiah Thomas speaks highly of young core

Newly acquired Isaiah Thomas has now had a chance to be around his new teammates on the Los Angeles Lakers. Recently, he raved about them. The Los Angeles Lakers are heading toward the end of the season with the hopes of building some momentum for next season with their young core...
Via Lake Show Life
41 minutes ago

The quick ascension and demise of Isaiah Thomas

The rise and fall of a basketball superstar differs, but the newest member of the Los Angeles Lakers will never fully recover from the turmoils of this season. This is the new life of Isaiah Thomas. Just a year removed from stardom, he now must fully embrace the darkening truth of...
Via Lake Show Life
3 hours ago

Kyle Kuzma slams NCAA after Louisville punishment

It’s safe to say that Kyle Kuzma is not a big fan of the NCAA.The Los Angeles Lakers forward had a rather strong reaction to the news that the NCAA was forcing Louisville to take down their 2013 championship banner as punishment for the sex scandal that was going on at the university at the time, in which an assistant hired dancers to strip for and have sex with possible recruits...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma Shoot Warm Up 3-pointers LEFT Handed Before NBA Rising Stars Game

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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did Lakers ruin chance to land LeBron with trade with Cavs?

The Cavs improved big-time via their recent trades leading up to the deadline, and the Lakers helped them do it.Unfortunately, the Lakers may have knocked themselves out of the LeBron James sweepstakes in the process.James, who owns a house in Los Angeles, has the opportunity to opt out of his current deal over the summer. The Lakers have been clearing cap room in an attempt to pursue...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How will the Los Angeles Lakers’ point guards fare as teammates?

With the trade deadline in the rearview mirror the Los Angeles Lakers’ acquisitions are settling into their new home. The biggest star that the Lakers were able to acquire was Isaiah Thomas. Thomas, who is playing for his third team since 2017 is also in the midst of a contract year. As free agency is approaching this offseason he is hopeful to sign his first max contract. A hip...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trading Lonzo Ball has become a serious consideration for Los Angeles Lakers

LaVar is back to making absurd proclamations again. This time, it is about LeBron James. We have all grown accustomed to LaVar’s big mouth, but there were a few weeks where we did not hear much from him because he was all the way in Lithuania. But his “return” to the top of the media’s priority list came in a big way. He pretty much gave the Los Angeles Lakers an ultimatum, saying...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hundreds show up to Lonzo Ball’s $199 autograph session

Lonzo Ball may not be taking part in his first ever NBA All-Star Game this weekend, but the rookie point guard and his family appear to have come up with an indirect way to profit off of the event.Last week, Ball announced that he would be hosting an autograph session at the Puente Hills Mall in City of Industry, Calif., during All-Star weekend. In true Big Baller Brand fashion,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers' Channing Frye out after undergoing appendectomy

Acquired from the Cleveland Cavaliers in the blockbuster Isaiah Thomas trade earlier this month, Channing Frye has suited up a grand total of one game for the Los Angeles Lakers. A buyout candidate, Frye’s absence from the team’s game Thursday night led to speculation that this might indeed happen.While it’s still a possibility, Frye had a good reason for missing the Lakers’ last...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

T.I. not a fan of Lonzo Ball's rapping skills

Los Angeles Lakers rookie guard Lonzo Ball just dropped his first album. It includes an ode to his father, LaVar, and other musings surrounding his life on and off the court.The rap album has been met with mixed reviews. But in a vacuum, it seems to be pretty decent (listen here).One person that’s not a fan is legendary hip-hop artist T.I.“Lonzo is a ball player, not a rapper,” T...
Via SNIPdaily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyle Kuzma After 2018 NBA Rising Stars Game

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma finished with 20 pts, 7 reb and 2 ast in a 155-124 loss to the World team at the NBA Rising Star game. Help us bring you even more coverage by SUBSCRIBING TO OUR CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/user/lakersnationdotcom/?sub_confirmation=1 Kobe Bryant's Most Savage Practice EVER!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raXtQutWJbo&t=2s Kobe, Has...
Via Lakers Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lonzo Ball Picks Which Lakers Teammate He Would Rap With

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball didn't play in the NBA Rising Stars game but talked after about what he thought of the game, his new mixtape and which teammate he would have as a feature on a song. Help us bring you even more coverage by SUBSCRIBING TO OUR CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/user/lakersnationdotcom/?sub_confirmation=1 Kobe Bryant's Most Savage Practice EVER!...
Via Lakers Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo wants to train with Kobe Bryant

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo has the physical attributes and skill set to potentially develop into one of the most dominant big men the game has ever seen. He just needs the proper coaching and training to take his game to the next level.It appears as if he’s willing to put in work during the offseason to develop into a superstar and wants to do so with one particular Lakers...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Silver explains Magic Johnson’s $50,000 fine

Magic Johnson is still adjusting to his public limitations as an NBA executive, and well-intended comments about Giannis Antetokounmpo cost the Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations $50,000.While appearing on ESPN’s “The Jump,” Silver said while it’s great for NBA legends to praise younger players, those in a front-office role should refrain from doing so.“Context...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson ‘admonished’ LaVar after Walton comments

Magic Johnson is a proud man, and the Los Angeles Lakers are a proud franchise. But that hasn’t stopped LaVar Ball from speaking out about his son’s team before. However, after his comments about coach Luke Walton, Magic would make his presence felt. Albeit quietly.“Look, we had lost nine in a row and you didn’t hear nothing from me, right? I was supporting Luke through all nine...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lonzo Ball's debut album is an ode to his dad

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball’s debut rap album dropped on Thursday, and it’s nothing less than an ode to his father, the outspoken LaVar Ball. Despite the drama that LaVar has brought to the game of basketball in recent years, we have to hand it to his son for releasing such a heartfelt song in his debut album.It’s in the mold of Tupac’s "Dear Mama" and other songs from that...
Via SNIPdaily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas: ‘I got my powers back’ with Lakers

Isaiah Thomas struggled to find his All-Star level of execution with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but he feels a move to the Los Angeles Lakers has revived his season.According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, Thomas said the trade has provided a fresh start and returned his elite form.“I wanted to bring something to the table. I felt like I got my powers back playing on this team.”During his...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas encouraged by Lakers debut

It’s been a hectic week for Isaiah Thomas. Before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, the Cavaliers would ship Thomas to the Los Angeles Lakers. And last night against the Dallas Mavericks, IT would make his debut. Albeit from the bench.But it’s a debut he can be proud of, despite the fact that the Lakers would fall 130-123 to one of the worst teams out west.“I wanted to bring something...
Via The Sports Post
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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