The style of play in the NBA is trending more towards small-ball, but Los Angeles Lakers are doing something different. On Monday, the team agreed to a partially guaranteed contract with seven-foot, center Andrew Bogut for the veteran minimum of $2.3 million over one season. Bogut was injured for most of last season after breaking … Continue reading Lakers add second Ute, sign veteran big-man Andrew Bogut
In honor of Kobe Bryant's 39th birthday, here are five of my favorite plays (in no particular order) throughout his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. https://www.instagram.com/p/BYI_wVChtQa/?hl=en&taken-by=bleedpurpleandgold The first set of plays comes from the 2006 playoffs, when Bryant hit both the game-tying and game-winning shot against the Phoenix Suns at the ends of … Continue reading My Top Five Kobe Bryant Moments
On Monday, Adam Silver and the NBA announced that the Los Angeles Lakers would be the subjects of an investigation into alleged tampering involving Paul George's departure from the Indiana Pacers. https://www.instagram.com/p/BUMuoTZFTIU/?hl=en&taken-by=lakers "At the request of the Indiana Pacers, the NBA opened an investigation into alleged tampering by the Los Angeles Lakers," the NBA said … Continue reading Magic Johnson, Lakers accused of tampering by Kevin Pritchard, Pacers
On Monday, August 14th the NBA released the schedule of all 32 teams in the league. While much of the analysis of the schedule is just speculation at this point in the preseason, there are a few important statistics that cannot be overlooked. Commissioner Adam Silver and the NBA decided to make player rest an … Continue reading Schedule Release: Must-See Games, Home-stands and Road Trips
After winning the 2017 Summer League, the Los Angeles Lakers were not finished. The front office added to their off-season by signing guard Vander Blue, guard Brainte Weber, forward V.J. Beachem and center Stephen Zimmerman to partially-guaranteed contracts, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/895308478939516928 The team also has used one of their two-way contracts, on … Continue reading Lakers’ front office fostering a competitive camp
The Los Angeles Lakers were able to capture the 2017 Las Vegas Summer League Championship despite not having the tournament MVP, Lonzo Ball, in the finals. Kyle Kuzma took home game MVP honors while putting up 30 points and 10 rebounds in a Lakers victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, he was also named Second … Continue reading Lakers win the Summer League ‘ship! What does it mean for their upcoming season?
The Los Angeles Lakers finished the 2016-2017 season knowing that the off-season following it would be an important one for the franchise. The team hired new leadership by adding Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka to the front office and held onto their top-three selection in the 2017 draft - a pick they used on point … Continue reading Lakers’ off-season rundown