Little mistakes add up to big loss in home-opener for Lakers

On a night where Magic Johnson saw his Los Angeles Dodgers clinch their first World Series birth in 29 years, his Los Angeles Lakers' season opener resulted in a 16 point drubbing, 108-92, by the basketball team they share the city with, the Los Angeles Clippers. https://www.instagram.com/p/BadRs7TBGKb/?hl=en&taken-by=bleedpurpleandgold The game was not as close as the … Continue reading Little mistakes add up to big loss in home-opener for Lakers

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Kirkland’s keys to the game: Lakers v. Clippers, October 19th

The Los Angeles Lakers' 2017 regular season opens up on Thursday, October 19th with a match up against their crosstown foes, the Los Angeles Clippers. The game will tip-off at 7:30 PM pst. https://twitter.com/Lakers/status/921028178331754496 Recently acquired shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will miss this game and the next, as part of his two-game suspension for a … Continue reading Kirkland’s keys to the game: Lakers v. Clippers, October 19th

Vander Blue earns second, two-way contract just days after being cut

Former D-League MVP Vander Blue has signed as the Los Angeles Lakers' second, two-way contract player for the 2017 season. Four days ago and with just a week before the start of the NBA regular season, on October 14th, the Lakers filed for waivers on forward Travis Wear, guard Briante Weber and on Blue. https://twitter.com/Lakers/status/920729025760210945Continue reading Vander Blue earns second, two-way contract just days after being cut

Promising preseason yields only two wins and four losses

After participating in one of the most eventful off-season's in NBA history, the Los Angeles Lakers had an encouraging preseason despite their overall record (2-4). The team opened their preseason with a loss against the Minnesota Timberwolves, 108-99.¬†While the Lakers could not come out with the victory, they did manage to get four players into … Continue reading Promising preseason yields only two wins and four losses

Lakers add second Ute, sign veteran big-man Andrew Bogut

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