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

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