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

BOLD predictions for the 2017 season

The Los Angeles Lakers begin a new era of basketball on Thursday night when the team takes on the Los Angeles Clippers at 7:30 PM. This season has been much anticipated by Lakers fans who have dealt with being a bottom of the barrel team for too long. While expectations are high for this youthful, … Continue reading BOLD predictions for the 2017 season

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 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

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