The Lakers got a great win vs. the Blazers on Wednesday night, downing Portland 126-117 behind a milestone setting performance by LeBron James. But while James’ 44 point, 10 rebound, 9 assist night that vaulted him past Wilt Chamberlain on the NBA’s all-time scoring list headlined the win, the Lakers also lost a key rotation […]
The Lakers have waived Forward Luol Deng Saturday, announced via a press release. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported it first: Sources: The Los Angeles Lakers and forward Luol Deng are finalizing a contract buyout as part of waive-and-stretch provision. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 1, 2018 As Charania reports, the Lakers will use the […]
Watch all of them, the Lakers have LeBron James now.
Not sure if you heard, but LeBron James is now a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. In his first sit-down interview since joining the team and under the backdrop of opening his I Promise School for at risk youth in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, LeBron spoke with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols to talk about […]
This was expected.
Yes, the title of this post feels like it could appear at The Onion. I know. You mean the agent for a free agent wants his client to make a lot of money? I, too, am shocked. Here’s the thing. We are just now entering into the part of the basketball year when the maneuvering […]
The Lakers announced Tuesday that Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma were named to the All-Rookie Teams. Kuzma earned a 1st team nod while Ball was named to the 2nd team. It is the 4th straight year the Lakers have had a representative on either 1st or 2nd team, with Brandon Ingram (2nd), D’Angelo Russell (2nd), […]
Oh, Isaiah Thomas. How we barley knew ye. The Lakers announced that Thomas will undergo arthroscopic hip surgery. Though there is no timetable on his recovery, this procedure will effectively end his season with only 9 games remaining on the schedule. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski has more details: In a statement received by ESPN, Dr. Bryan […]
The Lakers are thin on the wing. Brandon Ingram has an injured groin. Josh Hart has a broken hand. Corey Brewer was waived and is now a member of the Thunder. The team has had to play three point guard lineups in recent games to stay afloat on the wing — and that’s after already […]
The Lakers continue to make changes to their roster even in the midst of a 3 game winning streak — their most recent being a wire to wire win in Atlanta. After trading Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance at the trade deadline, one might think the Lakers were done tweaking things but that is not […]