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
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
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
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
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
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
The projected number one pick in the 2017 NBA Draft was in Los Angeles on Thursday morning. Markelle Fultz worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers just one week before draft day. Fultz is still slotted to be picked by the Boston Celtics with the first overall pick, but with so many uncertainties leading up … Continue reading Markelle Fultz works out for Lakers in El Segundo, Ca.