Lakers select Kyle Kuzma, Josh Hart and Thomas Bryant in draft; sign UDFA P.J. Dozier

The youth movement is here. The Los Angeles Lakers did as many experts projected and selected Lonzo Ball with the second overall pick at Thursday's NBA Draft. General Manager Rob Pelinka and Team President Magic Johnson waited until pick number 27 to make another selection and then traded their 28th pick for the 30th and … Continue reading Lakers select Kyle Kuzma, Josh Hart and Thomas Bryant in draft; sign UDFA P.J. Dozier

Nick Young declines option; will become free agent

One day after the Los Angeles Lakers traded away D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov, veteran shooting guard Nick Young opted out of his player option for the 2017-2018 season, per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. https://twitter.com/WojVerticalNBA/status/877662967990538240 Young was set to make 5.6 million dollars next season but decided to forgo his contract and test the … Continue reading Nick Young declines option; will become free agent

D’Angelo Russell, Timofey Mozgov traded for Brook Lopez and 27th pick

The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to trade their former, number two overall pick, D'Angelo Russell, and Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for Brook Lopez and the 27th pick in Thursday's NBA Draft, per Adrian Wojnarowski and The Vertical. https://twitter.com/SportsCenter/status/877291635704557570 The move frees up a lot of cap space immediately by getting Mozgov's 54 … Continue reading D’Angelo Russell, Timofey Mozgov traded for Brook Lopez and 27th pick

Lakers ‘engaged’ in trade talks for Paul George

The NBA Draft is only two days away and multiple teams are engaged in trade talks that would shake things up across the league. The Los Angeles Lakers, who hold the second pick, are one of the teams actively testing the trade waters. ESPN's Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne report that the Lakers have 'engaged' … Continue reading Lakers ‘engaged’ in trade talks for Paul George

Lonzo Ball has ‘solid’ second workout with Lakers

On Friday, Lonzo Ball trained at an undisclosed location in Chino Hills, Calif. for Los Angeles Lakers Team President Magic Johnson and General Manager Rob Pelinka. The workout consisted of drills that Ball normally does on a regular basis with his father, Lavar Ball - who was not invited to the first workout in El … Continue reading Lonzo Ball has ‘solid’ second workout with Lakers

Julius Randle is getting in shape for the 2017 season

Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle is a bully in the paint. At just 22-years old, he was listed at six foot nine and 250 pounds last season. While Randle was not fat by any means, the big-man has taken initiative since team president Earvin "Magic" Johnson said he did not want players to have … Continue reading Julius Randle is getting in shape for the 2017 season