LAKERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lakers Podcast: Which kinds of trades should the Lakers be looking to make?

‘Tis the season for rumorzz. It seems like you can’t go a few hours without some new report about which Los Angeles Lakers might be on the move at this point and, with only a few days left before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, the rumors are probably only just getting started. So, with that to frame the conversation, Harrison and I spent a little while trying to figure out...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
29 minutes ago

Can the Lakers Get a 1st Round Pick for Lou Williams?

It’s no secret the Lakers have been active in the trade market this season. They were apparently interested in DeMarcus Cousins before he was dealt to the Pelicans and have also been mentioned as a team who is willing to trade off one or more of their veteran players for an asset which has more long term appeal. The player whose name is most often mentioned as “on the block...
Via Forum Blue & Gold
3 hours ago

Lakers Trade Rumors: Los Angeles Targeting Jimmy Butler

After balking at the Kings’ high asking price for DeMarcus Cousins, the Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly turned their attention to Bulls’ shooting guard Jimmy Butler.  If you’re reading this article as a new fan of the Los Angeles Lakers, welcome! We’re not as fun as the Sacramento Kings, but we’ve won a championship within […] Lakers Trade Rumors: Los Angeles Targeting...
Via Lake Show Life
10 hours ago

Lakers: Buss, Kupchak Made the Best Move by Doing Nothing

On Sunday night, Lakers co-owner Jim Buss and general manager Mitch Kupchak were faced with a career-defining decision and they made the right one. If you are a fan of the basketball team formerly known as the Sacramento Kings, my heart is with you today. As you may have heard, on Sunday night Kings owner […] Lakers: Buss, Kupchak Made the Best Move by Doing Nothing - Lake Show...
Via Lake Show Life
12 hours ago

Lakers News: Meetings between Magic Johnson, Mitch Kupchak, Jim Buss have huge implications

Is this the beginning of the end for the front office as we know it? Magic Johnson said last week on his media tour that he looked forward to meeting with Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak on Monday and Tuesday of this week. He wants answers from the two who have guided the organization to four of the worst years in Los Angeles Lakers history. According to Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
13 hours ago

The Lakers chose a clear direction by not trading for DeMarcus Cousins

By not pursuing the volatile superstar, Los Angeles showed it is truly committed to a rebuild The Los Angeles Lakers had an opportunity to land a superstar it had long been linked to on Sunday evening. DeMarcus Cousins, the versatile big man from Sacramento, was being shopped around and the Lakers were one of the teams interested. Sacramento eventually cut off talks with the Lakers...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
13 hours ago

Kings tried to trade DeMarcus Cousins to Lakers, other teams

The Sacramento Kings finally decided this week that they were ready to move on from DeMarcus Cousins, and they discussed trading the star forward to more than a few teams before eventually working out a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans.According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, the Los Angeles Lakers were interested at one point but were not willing to part ways with last year’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Things to expect from the Los Angeles Lakers for the rest of the season

With All-Star weekend finally coming to a close and the trade deadline approaching, the home stretch for the NBA season unofficially commences. This means that for all the relevant teams, playoff seeding is at stake. Some will make big trades while others will be content with their position. The Los Angeles Lakers do not fall under this category. Actually, because they are the...
Via isportsweb.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers: When Can Fans Expect Another All-Star?

The Los Angeles Lakers have an exciting young roster filled with All-Star potential, but how many of them–if any–will make the big game in their careers? On Sunday night, NBA fans got the opportunity to watch the best of the best go at it in the All-Star game. East versus West. Red versus blue. God versus […] Lakers: When Can Fans Expect Another All-Star? - Lake Show Life...
Via Lake Show Life
1 day ago

Nick Young throws shade at former Lakers head coach Byron Scott

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young is having one of the best seasons of his 10-year NBA career. The always entertaining figure is averaging 13.8 points per game while shooting at a stellar 41 percent mark from three-point range.Never afraid to tell the media what is on his mind, Young attributes his new-found success to first-year Lakers head coach Luke Walton. He also has some...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Ingram trolls D’Angelo Russell: ‘He don’t pass the ball too much’

D’Angelo Russell’s teammate, Brandon Ingram, had some fun at the Lakers guard’s expense during the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night.Ingram, during an interview, trolled Russell in jest, although what he said was kind of true:“You know D’Angelo don’t pass the ball too much,” he joked. Russell wasn’t too selfish in the game, draining five of nine shots for 12...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mitch Kupchak: Lakers Having ‘More Meaningful’ NBA Trade Discussions

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak says the Lakers are having 'more meaningful' trade discussions this year. The majority of trade rumors have surrounded veteran guard Lou Williams...will the Lakers do anything before the trade deadline? Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon...
Via Lakers Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Magic Johnson Wants Kobe Bryant To Help With The Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers team advisor Magic Johnson says Kobe Bryant would be his first call. Could Kobe come back to the Lakers? Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA? https://youtu.be/4WarZXDWjxU Or Kobe's special message to Kevin Durant prior...
Via Lakers Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Walton tells story on-air of how he got Richard Jefferson suspended in college

Wednesday night’s ESPN broadcast of Dave Pasch, Bill Walton and Dick Vitale calling the NBA game between the Indiana Pacers and the Cleveland Cavaliers produced plenty of memorable moments, but the highlight may have been Walton sharing an unusual story about his connection to Cavs’ forward Richard Jefferson. Jefferson played at Arizona with Walton’s son Luke (now the Los...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Rumors: Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook Bound For Los Angeles?

Could Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook be bound for the L.A. Lakers in the future? Their agency seems to think so... Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA? https://youtu.be/4WarZXDWjxU Or Kobe's special message to Kevin Durant prior to...
Via Lakers Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kings can't trade DeMarcus Cousins, and that's their biggest problem

As the NBA trade deadline nears, there's one big name who won't be in play for teams looking to acquire a superstar.Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has his general manager's word he won't be traded before the Feb. 23 deadline, and with seemingly good reason. The Kings are set to offer Boogie a huge maximum extension this offseason, securing his services for the foreseeable...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

Report: Lakers likely to trade Lou Williams before deadline

The LA Lakers may soon have to delete “Skip To My Lou” from their iPods.According to a report by Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype on Tuesday citing an anonymous general manager, the Lakers have shopped guard Lou Williams and “seem likely” to trade him before the February 23 deadline.Williams, the ex-Sixth Man of the Year, has been a powder keg off the Lakers’ bench this season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson wants Kobe to join Lakers front office

Magic Johnson is hoping to quickly expand his role with the Los Angeles Lakers, and he already knows what his first order of business would be if the team gave him more power.Trying to hire Kobe Bryant.In an appearance on ESPN’s “First Take” Tuesday, Johnson said he would allow Bryant to choose his position with the Lakers.“First call I make if I’m in charge? Kobe Bryant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Our love for 'viral social media' NBA players

For most fans, there are three categories of NBA players we root for. If you pull for a particular team, you will ride or die with everyone on that roster. After that, there are superstar players – think Stephen Curry, James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo or Joel Embiid – who are worth your time on league pass. And then there's a special third category.When Dion Waiters was drafted...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley does not want you to pay $6.99 to watch Lakers-Bucks

Recently many sports leagues have offered single-team and single-game features to go along with their full season subscription packages. The developments are a godsend for people who want to just watch their favorite team without having to pay the larger price for the entire league. For the NBA League Pass, you can do both of these things. In fact, subscribing to a single game will...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What should the Los Angeles Lakers do at the trade deadline?

As the Los Angeles Lakers sit at 18-37, most eyes are turned to February 23, 2017 3 p.m. E.T., the trade deadline, and Mitch Kupchak, to see how the Laker front office approaches the deadline. It is hard to believe that the last time the Los Angeles Lakers made a move at the trade deadline was in 2014. You would have expected a team that has been bad for years now, would have tried...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant high school memorabilia stolen from his alma mater

Sunday night, several pieces of Kobe Bryant memorabilia from his days at Lower Merion High School were stolen from a display case in the high school. This comes off the heels of someone stealing Tom Brady’s Patriots jersey after Super Bowl LI. In an email sent to parents, school officials told them that a lock was broken outside the gymnasium. Of the things that were stolen out...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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