Lakers go bigger and badder with Anthony Davis deal

EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers went big and bold at the start of the 2019 NBA free agency period. With the acquisition of New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis, the re-signing of center of JaVale McGee, and a one-year pickup of DeMarcus Cousins, it’s a pretty good assumption that the Lakers wanted to […]

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Lakers make it official with Frank Vogel as their head coach

EL SEGUNDO, CA – Frank Vogel made his introductory press conference as the Los Angeles Lakers new head coach on Monday, May 20. For both Vogel and the Lakers, it is a chance for new opportunities and brand new possibilities. Maybe, even redemption. For now, Vogel is enthusiastic on being named the 27th coach in […]

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Lakers lose their ‘Magic’ as team president steps down

A derailed season just went off the rails completely for the Los Angeles Lakers. Just before the Lakers were to play their finale at Staples Center, Earvin ” Magic” Johnson dropped the hammer on the franchise when he abruptly announced that he was stepping down as team president. Whoa. What? During his impromptu press conference […]

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Russell and Nets throw shade on JaVale McGee’s big night

LOS ANGELES, CA-Los Angeles Lakers center JaVale McGee had the most offensive productive scoring night of his career, going down low and often against the Brooklyn Nets in front of a sellout crowd at Staples Center. A dunk or two here, a spin move there and McGee had himself a ball with a dominant performance […]

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LeBron rises up against Boston, but Celtics prevail with win

LOS ANGELES, CA-LeBron James did what he was supposed to do when Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics came to down to play an NBA matchup at Staples Center. In just 27 minutes of action, James managed to pull off an efficient evening, going for 30 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds against the Celtics. […]

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Lakers looking for answers to end latest tailspin

Believe it or not, the Los Angeles Lakers still have plenty of work to do before the grind of the regular season is officially over. Despite going 3-7 in their last 10 games, including absorbing a humbling three-game losing streak, the Lakers have not been mathematically eliminated from postseason play. But they are sure as […]

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James re-introduces the ‘LeBron Effect’

LOS ANGELES-After missing 17 games, the story of the night at Staples Center as the Los Angeles Lakers played visitor against the Los Angeles Clippers, LeBron James brought his usual bag of basketball tricks to the court. James, looking a bit rusty in the first half, shook that off to score 24 points, grab 14 […]

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Stephenson stuts the guitar act as Lakers down Suns

LOS ANGELES, CA-Watching Lance Stephenson emulate strumming the guitar to the delight of Staples Center fans after nailing consecutive baskets in the fourth quarter of a Western Conference Pacific Division matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns was a bolt of positive energy the team has been in need of for some time. […]

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Lakers block the Bulls to collect a much-needed home win

LOS ANGELES, CA- When LeBron James made the choice to join the Los Angeles Lakers last summer the prevailing thought was that the NBA superstar and his Purple and Gold teammates would fly over the rest of the league and be in the position to possibly challenge the Golden State Warriors for Western Conference supremacy […]

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Lakers feel the scoring burn of Lou Williams

LOS ANGELES, CA-There were a couple of things that contributed to the Los Angeles Lakers dropping their home game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on Friday night. Clippers guard Lou Williams was the chief reason. The Lakers, entering the contest without the services of LeBron James, Rajon Rondo, Javale McGee, and Michael […]

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Grizzlies pump the brakes against Lakers

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers fall to Memphis Grizzlies, 107-99

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LeBron and Lakers look like they’re hitting their stride

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Lakers ride LeBron and early scoring wave to beat Pacers

LOS ANGELES, CA-Basketball is a game of runs. Everyone in the NBA knows that to be fact instead of fiction. They also know that a ballgame is never over until it’s over. A lead doesn’t really hold weight until the clock ticks down to zero. The Los Angeles Lakers got an updated version of that […]

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All the Lakers aboard the LeBron James train

EL SEGUNDO, CA-The optimism levied out by Los Angeles Lakers President of Basketball of Operations Earvin “Magic” Johnson and team general manager Rob Pelinka a couple of days out from Media Day is one that sounds like expectations for the upcoming NBA season are high. Johnson gushed about the leadership qualities Lebron James is bringing […]

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Lakers GM Rob Pelinka: ‘The work is not done’

EL SEGUNDO, CA-There are no welcome banners for LeBron James draped outside of the Los Angeles Lakers practice facility in El Segundo. The rah-rah atmosphere or celebration of landing the best player in the NBA is not happening. That’s not how the Lakers operate. The Lakers have always been the class of the NBA, and […]

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