“I don’t see why we don’t contend for a playoff spot,” he said. “But our young players have to grow beyond their years and we have to stay healthy.” From: GM Mitch Kupchak sees playoff potential in Lakers after offseason pickups Before I focused solely on writing about the NBA, I worked in public relations. […]
Lakers Summer League Recap: Game 3
The Lakers finished their weekend as many who travel to Las Vegas typically do: quietly. They lost to the new York Knicks and aside from a few bursts, were never particularly close. Winning or losing in the summer league isn’t a huge issue, the more important outcome is progress, and it’s kinda hard to find […]
Lakers Summer League Recap: Game 1
Final Score: Lakers 68, Timberwolves 81 And so went the most-hyped summer league game in recent memory. The anticipation beforehand was palpable, and why wouldn’t it be? A summer league game feature at least two fifths of each team’s potential starting five and had the top two picks facing off against each other for the first […]
How Might Pressure Affect The Lakers’ Young Core?
Anthony Irwin is a lifelong Lakers and, by extension, NBA fan. The league is in a great place and he joins Forum Blue & Gold as the Lakers seem to be turning things around. In his inaugural post here at FB&G, he looks at the team’s young core and the pressure they face to be […]