WATCH: Lakers Vs. Clippers Opening Night, Statement Game?

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka expects the Lakers to be circling open night against the Clippers to make a statement about the city. Do you think there should be this much weight placed on the Lakers vs. Clippers 'rivalry'? Did you see Lonzo Ball throw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium? What about our one-on-one interview with Lonzo...
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WATCH: Lakers Expectations For Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, Kyle Kuzma

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka says he expects Brandon Ingram to be the playmaker closing games. Plus, what are the Lakers expectations for Kyle Kuzma and Josh Hart? 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...
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WATCH: Lakers 2017-18 Schedule: Top 5 Match-Ups You Don't Want To Miss

The Los Angeles Lakers released their 2017-18 NBA schedule and we break down what we think are the top 5 matchups to look forward to this season. When does Lonzo Ball take on De'Aaron Fox, Markelle Fultz and D'Angelo Russell? When is LeBron James appearance at Staples Center? Did you see Lonzo Ball throw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium? What...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Los Angeles Lakers off-season

In just one summer the Los Angeles Lakers have gained some respectability back at the hands of the new partnership of Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka. The duo quietly had a strong off-season, not making any mistakes as they gear up for next years run at Paul George, Lebron James, and company. Unloading Timofey Mozgov’s contract came at a cost but it was a move the team felt like...
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Lakers legend compares Lonzo Ball to Magic Johnson

Pro Basketball Hall of Famer James Worthy played and won multiple NBA titles with Magic Johnson in Los Angeles. He knows full well what the current Lakers president did for his team during the showtime era in Southern California.In talking about the current state of the Lakers and No. 2 overall pick Lonzo Ball, Worthy had a ton of praise to throw the youngster’s way. “I really...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Ingram has funny reaction to John Collins dunking on him in 2K promo image

Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram thinks that the new “NBA 2K” video game is rather unrealistic.It was revealed Friday that Atlanta Hawks rookie John Collins will have a 73 rating in the franchise’s upcoming 2K18 release, and the promotional image that came with the announcement showed Collins dunking all over Ingram. The image quickly got the attention of Ingram, who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LaVar Ball brilliantly lampooned on ‘SNL: Weekend Update’

Kenan Thompson delivered an absolutely fantastic send-up of LaVar Ball during Thursday’s prime time broadcast of “Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update, Summer Edition.”Ball of course has been in the news constantly over the past several months — mostly of his own doing — and Thompson’s portrayal brilliantly lampooned the boisterous father of Los Angeles Lakers rookie guard...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ice Cube says he’s had talks with Kobe Bryant about joining BIG3

The new professional basketball league BIG3 has not necessarily been a smashing success in its inaugural season. This hasn’t stopped co-founder Ice Cube from reaching for the stars.We mean this in almost the most literal of manners.According to Cube himself, he’s been in talks with the great Kobe Bryant about joining the league. When asked if he has talked to Kobe and whether...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential Los Angeles Lakers starting lineup

With the commencement of the 2017-18 NBA season about two and a half months out, it appears the Los Angeles Lakers have their roster set for the upcoming season. However, the big question will be who will start. Last season, the Lakers clearly decided they wanted to head in a new direction after Kobe Bryant retired. They began to stray away from older players and moved toward younger...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Los Angeles Lakers need to move Jordan Clarkson

Magic Johnson has high expectations for Jordan Clarkson this season, and if the Lakers want to challenge for a playoff spot this season, Clarkson will have to carry his weight. However, you can make an argument that the Lakers could get away without Clarkson. Coming off a sophomore season that saw him average 15.5 points, big things were expected of the then 24-year-old combo guard...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Williams shares story that perfectly illustrates Kobe Bryant’s work ethic

Jay Williams, the 35-year-old ESPN commentator, has turned into one of the best basketball analysts out there. At one time, he was viewed as an heir apparent to the greats. Williams was the No. 2 pick in the 2002 draft.Though his playing career ended abruptly after a motorcycle accident in 2003, Williams has a tremendous redemption story. And, to be sure, he left the NBA with plenty...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Young narrates former teammate's wedding

Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle celebrated the best day of his life on Thursday. The former lottery pick wed long-time girlfriend Kendra Shaw. Fortunately for Randle, he decided to invite the always colorful Nick Young to the ceremony.And it went about as well as we could expect.Below, you will see Young — now a member of the Golden State Warriors — narrating Randle’s...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Did LaVar Ball get female referee removed from AAU game?

LaVar Ball appeared to have a female referee removed from a game after threatening to pull his Big Baller Brand AAU team off the court.The incident occurred Friday morning after the referee assessed Ball a technical foul during the first half of his team’s game against Team BBC at the Adidas Summer Championships. Ball then pointed at her and reportedly said, “We need to get someone...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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