No defense in the desert, Lakers win shootout 132-130

Lonzo Ball's big night was needed in the Los Angeles Lakers 132-130 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. The two-point win marks the first for the year for the team. https://www.instagram.com/p/Baf0HvdFcPf/?hl=en&taken-by=lakers The Lakers' 19-year old, rookie point guard almost became the youngest player in league history to record a triple-double. Ball fell one … Continue reading No defense in the desert, Lakers win shootout 132-130

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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

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

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 are ‘thrilled’ to partner on patch deal with eCommerce app-company Wish

After the Los Angeles Lakers announced their new advertising-patch partnership with eCommerce giant Wish, half of the league will be wearing patches this upcoming season. Sports Illustrated has a complete list of teams and partnerships. https://www.instagram.com/p/BZUDvSxFUlP/?hl=en&taken-by=lakers The Lakers patch will simply say, "wish" and be featured on the opposite shoulder from the Nike logo. The … Continue reading Lakers are ‘thrilled’ to partner on patch deal with eCommerce app-company Wish

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