Those wondering if Magic Johnson’s sudden and surprising resignation would offer Luke Walton a reprieve so he could remain on as Lakers head coach have gotten their answer. To quote myself, nah. The Lakers and Luke Walton have mutually agreed to part ways the team announced via a press release on Friday afternoon. So, Luke […]
With Magic Johnson stunning the basketball world by stepping down as President of Basketball Operations Tuesday night, it was easy to speculate that more changes would be on their way. You simply do not have a shakeup in the leadership of your organization in that way without more fallout occurring. Well, it didn’t take long. […]
On November 18, 1981 Magic Johnson walked into the locker room, basically called an impromptu press conference, and asked to be traded. Growing ever more disgruntled with then coach Paul Westhead, Magic basically said “him or me” and shocked the basketball world just a little over a year removed from winning the NBA championship as […]
Lonzo Ball has had a rough go in his 2nd season. It began with adjusting playing next to LeBron James and then transitioned to him starting to play the best basketball of his career, only to all be cut short by a season ending ankle injury. Then, in the past month, it was discovered the […]
Anthony Davis has requested a trade from the New Orleans Pelicans, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski via Davis’ agent Rich Paul. The All-NBA big man will be a free agent in the summer of 2020 and is extension eligible this summer, so league observers were awaiting clarity on Davis’ long term intentions with baited breath for […]
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.