Lakers win the Summer League ‘ship! What does it mean for their upcoming season?

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?

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

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