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WATCH: Brandon Ingram On Luke Walton Pulling Him After Missing A Defensive Coverage

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram after their fifth consecutive loss. Ingram also talks about being pulled from the game after he missed a defensive coverage. On the positive side, Ingram feels like people held each other other accountable tonight. 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
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Luke Walton After Lakers Five Game Losing Streak

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton after their loss to the 119-115 loss to the Phoenix Suns explains why he doesn't think their winning games right now. It's not the effort, is it the focus? Is Walton ready to take playing time away if they're not able to do the little things? How is Julius Randle's hip after he re-aggravated it? How is Lou Williams able to be so efficient...
Via Lakers Nation
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Julius Randle Addresses Lakers Defensive Issues

Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle on re-aggravating his hip in their loss to the Phoenix Suns. Randle talks about their issues defensively, and how they've actually taken a step in holding each other accountable. Was their offensive success early on hiding some of their defensive flaws? Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe scores 30, Suns hold off Lakers 119-115

LOS ANGELES (AP) Eric Bledsoe had 30 points and nine assists, Leandro Barbosa added 21 points and the Phoenix Suns snapped their three-game losing streak with a 119-115 victory over the slumping Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night. Devin Booker had 15 points before fouling out for the Suns, who hit a season-high 13 3-pointers and withstood a late rally by the short-handed Lakers...
Via Associated Press
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers vs. Suns Final Score: Late comeback effort not enough in 119-115 loss

Five losses in a row for the Lakers and it feels bad. The Los Angeles Lakers made a second-half push but couldn’t catch up to the Phoenix Suns in a 119-115 loss. The purple and gold cut a mounting deficit down to two points in the final 20 seconds of the the fourth quarter but couldn’t complete the late comeback effort. Larry Nance, Jr. sparked the turnaround with a nice defensive...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
11 hours ago

Lakers: Ivica Zubac wants the ball in his hands, the D-Fenders oblige

The Lake Show Life got a chance to chat one last time with Lakers rookie Ivica Zubac before being called back up to the big show Lakers rookie Ivica Zubac has spent roughly ten days back with the Los Angeles D-Fenders and couldn’t wait to get back to his Lakers team after learning a lot […] Lakers: Ivica Zubac wants the ball in his hands, the D-Fenders oblige - Lake Show Life...
Via Lake Show Life
20 hours ago

A Quick Note on Progress

The Lakers are in the midst of a 4 game losing streak. One of the key reasons for the losses are the injuries to key players they are dealing with, missing their starting back court, they next point guard up in the rotation, and their back up center. The team’s starting and backup PF’s have also been in and out of the lineup for a game or two over the last couple of weeks. For...
Via Forum Blue & Gold
23 hours ago

Lakers Podcast: Are D’Angelo Russell and Devin Booker rivals?

If so, this could be fun for a long time. With the Lakers and Suns set to tip of Friday night, Anthony and Harrison called on Scott Chasen of, well, basically everywhere to talk about the relationship between the two franchises. Madness ensued. Okay maybe not madness, but still. The conversation was a fun one. Can we consider D’Angelo Russell and Devin Booker rivals at such an...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
1 day ago

Luke Walton hopes the Lakers’ style of play can help recruit free agents

Will Los Angeles’ free agency drought come to an end this summer? The Los Angeles’ Lakers’ struggles to recruit top free agents over the last several years have been real, if a bit overstated. The team didn’t sign any major names over the past several years prior to the summer of 2016, when they added Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng at near max money. The prior several summers...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
1 day ago

Lakers: D’Angelo Russell wants to see team in Finals next year

Even though the Los Angeles Lakers have been on a slide recently, point guard D’Angelo Russell thinks it could contend for a championship next season. Los Angeles Lakers star point guard D’Angelo Russell isn’t anything if not confident. In a recent interview with ESPN’s Baxter Holmes, Russell talked about going through grueling 65-loss season last […] Lakers: D’Angelo...
Via Lake Show Life
1 day ago

Report: Kobe Bryant, wife Vanessa welcome third child

Now eight months removed from the final NBA game of his career, Kobe Bryant is ready to take on a new challenge — and it has nothing to do with basketball or business. TMZ has learned that Bryant and his wife Vanessa welcomed their third child, another little girl, this week. Kobe and Vanessa already have two daughters, and they announced back in July that they were expecting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers' Jose Calderon out 2-4 weeks with hamstring strain

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Los Angeles Lakers guard Jose Calderon will be sidelined for at least two weeks with a strained right hamstring. The Lakers announced their latest injury problem Monday before hosting Utah in their 11th game in 18 days. The Lakers also recalled rookie center Ivica Zubac from their D-League affiliate. Calderon is averaging 4.7 points and 2.6 assists in...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The injury bug is hitting the Los Angeles Lakers at the wrong time

The Los Angeles Lakers sit at a surprising 10-12 record and are in the midst of arguably their toughest stretch of games for the season. After completing a six game stretch where they faced the San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors (twice), and the Atlanta Hawks, the team set out for a four game road trip. They faced a suddenly resurgent New...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the Los Angeles Lakers’ rebuilding process ahead of schedule?

Is this an early glimpse into the future or are these Luke Walton-coached Los Angeles Lakers already ready to bring back Showtime and reclaim the throne as the number one team in Los Angeles? As of December 1, 2016, the Lakers sit at 10-10, which would be good for ninth place in the Western Conference, and at a quarter way into the regular season, they already have more than half...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young sued for alleged attack during pick-up game

Los Angeles Lakers swingman Nick Young is being sued for an alleged violent incident that took place during a church league basketball game over the summer. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, a man named Luis Solis says he was playing against Young’s team in a game in Porter Ranch, Calif., on Aug. 18 when Young became “enraged” over what he thought was a missed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard angrily calls out Lakers fan who heckled him

Dwight Howard should fully expect to hear all kinds of four-letter words and nasty insults thrown his way when he plays games at the Staples Center, but that doesn’t mean he is just going to stand there and take it. As Howard was returning to the locker room following the Atlanta Hawks’ 109-94 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday night, a fan shouted something at Howard that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Los Angeles Lakers are Ahead of the Curve

The Los Angeles Lakers may have struggled the last three games without D’Angelo Russell and Julius Randle but make no mistake the Lakers are ahead of the competition.  The dawn of super teams has dramatically changed what it takes to compete for a title in the NBA.  With teams like the Cavaliers, Warriors, and Spurs hoarding 9 of the top 20 players in the NBA how can the rest...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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