Lakers squander early lead, lose in OT at the Garden

The Los Angeles Lakers could not extend their road winning streak to three games. The team lost an exciting game, 113-109, to the New York Knicks, after holding a 10-point lead early in the game. https://twitter.com/Lakers/status/940773300434755584 Kristaps Porzingis was too much to handle for any of the Lakers' front court players, scoring 37 points, grabbing … Continue reading Lakers squander early lead, lose in OT at the Garden

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LA bounces back in AZ

The Los Angeles Lakers' second trip to the desert had the same result as the first, a Lakers win. https://twitter.com/Lakers/status/930290853746110464 On Monday night, the team defeated the Phoenix Suns 100-93 with Brook Lopez leading the way with 15 points and a team-high 10 rebounds. Head coach also chose to let guard Jordan Clarkson play the … Continue reading LA bounces back in AZ

Lakers lose, Lonzo records triple-double

On the same night Lonzo Ball passed Lebron James to become the youngest player to record a triple-double, the Los Angeles Lakers lost 98-90 to the Milwaukee Bucks on the road. The Lakers' rookie who once said, "Don't nobody listen to Nas no more," channeled another 90's rapper on Saturday night when he messed around … Continue reading Lakers lose, Lonzo records triple-double

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

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

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