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

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

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