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

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Lakers’ off-season rundown

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

Top 5 Attainable Free Agents for LA

Even after getting rid of Timofey Mozgov's terrible contract, the Los Angeles Lakers are still cap stricken with their eyes set on the class of 2018. While the team does have enough cap space to sign one max-contract this off-season, they will likely wait to use it on the potential free agents of next year … Continue reading Top 5 Attainable Free Agents for LA

Lakers add former D-League MVP and one other player to Summer League roster

The Los Angeles Lakers added two former D-League players to their Summer League roster on Thursday. Former Los Angeles D-Fenders guard Vander Blue and Windy City Bulls center Alec Brown will make the jump and join the rest of the young Lakers team in Las Vegas, Nev., per Eric PincusĀ of Bleacher Report. https://twitter.com/EricPincus/status/880185259559575552 Blue led … Continue reading Lakers add former D-League MVP and one other player to Summer League roster

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