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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Magic Johnson, Lakers accused of tampering by Kevin Pritchard, Pacers

On Monday, Adam Silver and the NBA announced that the Los Angeles Lakers would be the subjects of an investigation into alleged tampering involving Paul George's departure from the Indiana Pacers.  https://www.instagram.com/p/BUMuoTZFTIU/?hl=en&taken-by=lakers "At the request of the Indiana Pacers, the NBA opened an investigation into alleged tampering by the Los Angeles Lakers," the NBA said … Continue reading Magic Johnson, Lakers accused of tampering by Kevin Pritchard, Pacers

Schedule Release: Must-See Games, Home-stands and Road Trips

On Monday, August 14th the NBA released the schedule of all 32 teams in the league. While much of the analysis of the schedule is just speculation at this point in the preseason, there are a few important statistics that cannot be overlooked. Commissioner Adam Silver and the NBA decided to make player rest an … Continue reading Schedule Release: Must-See Games, Home-stands and Road Trips

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

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

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