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Los Angeles Lakers Wed Aug 15 2018 22:07:31 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Beyond the observation that they have signed some knuckleheads (or, put more kindly, out-sized personalities), the one critique that has been most damning this offseason focuses on the Lakers shooting deficiency. “The Lakers don’t
Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts where the top 2019 free agents will play in 2019-20.
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Despite now having LeBron James with the team, Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma said the squad is being underestimated by critics.
He is not yet 21 and his sophomore season in the NBA is still months away. The fanfare of being a No. 2 overall pick along with inherent expectations have faded to some extent. And while Lonzo Ball is not exactly the forgotten man, the arrival of a m
Where do the Lakers stand in the West and NBA title races? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.
We often, and rightfully, look at superstar players as the center of whatever solar system they inhabit. When that superstar is LeBron James, you can remove the “often” and just lay it out as this is how it goes. When LeBron was o
The NBA released its schedule for the 2018-19 season on Friday, with Kawhi Leonard, traded to Toronto in the offseason, scheduled to visit San Antonio in January.
It might seem counterintuitive, but I firmly believe that only those who have actually done something truly know how hard it is to do that thing. Yes, failing at something gives you experience in how hard something is by not accomplishing it, but tha
Which newcomers will and won't work out? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its picks.
Not sure if you heard, but LeBron James is now a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. In his first sit-down interview since joining the team and under the backdrop of opening his I Promise School for at risk youth in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, LeBron
LeBron James' first game against his former teammates in Cleveland will be on Nov. 21, league sources told ESPN's Dave McMenamin.
The front office of the Los Angeles Lakers did exactly one thing this summer that played to conventional wisdomthey signed LeBron James. After that, the wheels of the free-agency bus seemed to go bumpity-bump, all through the league. But what if all
Mark your calendars, because the full NBA schedule has been unveiled. Here are our can't-miss games.
With the signing of Michael Beasley to a 1-year deal and Travis Wear to a 2-way contract, the Lakers roster is to its capacity. So, what better time than now to take a step back and look at the full roster that the front office has built. With that,
The Los Angeles Lakers face the Golden State Warriors to highlight the Christmas Day schedule, and LeBron James' home debut as a Laker will be against the Houston Rockets on Oct. 20, as the NBA releases part of its schedule Wednesday.
The Lakers have added another player in free agency and, like some of the prior ones, it should be a name you recognize. Though for slightly different reasons: Free agent forward Travis Wear has agreed to a two-way contract with the Lakers, league so
Which teams are headed for big turnarounds? Big trouble? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its picks.
In case you missed it in the wake of the team signing Michael Beasley — and no one would blame you if you did — the Lakers agreed to contracts with three players in the last several days. All three played on the championship runne
A matchup between LeBron James' Lakers and the Warriors will highlight the NBA's Christmas Day schedule, league sources confirm.
You thought the Lakers were done chasing free agents? You thought reports of Carmelo Anthony having heart eyes for Houston was going to stop the Lakers from still making their own splash? You thought this current Lakers roster with LeBron(!!!), Rondo
Who will be the NBA's Most Valuable Player in 2018-19? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.
In the latest episode of the Laker Film Room Podcast, Pete and I discuss the Lakers summer league run which ended with a loss in the championship game on Tuesday night. First, we talk about how this team competed during summer league and how it&#
LeBron James has yet to play a minute for the Los Angeles Lakers, yet the NBA superstar is already busy in Hollywood.
I woke up to a #wojbomb. Kawhi Leonard has been traded. Not to the Lakers, but to our friends in the north, the Raptors. Our neighbors in Toronto got a good one, but gave up a good one in the process. The full deal: San Antonio has agreed to trade Ka
Headlined by rivalries and reunions -- and plenty of LeBron -- the league's opening week, Christmas and MLK Day slates won't disappoint. Our panel breaks down the games we're circling on the NBA calendar.
In the Vegas Summer League semi-final playoff victory over the Cavs, rookie Svi Mykhailiuk buried six (of his 11) three pointers en route to 31 points. And while he was somewhat overshadowed by Josh Hart’s game high 37 points in what contin
The Westgate SuperBook opened betting on NBA season win totals and pegged Los Angeles at 48.5 wins in the rugged Western Conference.
A couple of weeks ago, right in the middle of the period when the Kawhi Leonard trade talks between the Lakers and the Spurs were seemingly at their peak, Yahoo! Sports Shams Charania reported that Lonzo Ball had a torn meniscus. This news seemingly
NBA players from around the league came to the defense of LeBron James after President Donald Trump took aim at the intelligence of the Lakers' star on Twitter.
Let’s get all the caveats out of the way right away. It’s only summer league. He is a 2nd year player who had a substantial role as a rookie. Schemes are simplified on both sides of the ball, which can make it easier for experienc
President Donald Trump took a shot at Lakers star LeBron James on Twitter on Friday night, four days after James said in a CNN interview that Trump was "using sports to kinda divide us."
Excuse me while the salary cap and roster construction nerd in me takes a few paragraphs up in this space… The Lakers free agents (save for JaVale McGee) and draft picks are now signed. If you follow the team through any of their various so
LeBron James and the Lakers will wear a modified version of what the team wore during its 1980s heyday -- the latest evolution in the franchise's storied visual history.
The Lakers flurry of free agent signings has ground to a halt. After the moves made a week ago to renounce Julius Randle and sign Rajon Rondo, the front office has seemingly put their phones on airplane mode while hoarding their remaining $5.5 millio
LeBron James thinks people should evaluate his new Lakers teammates for their common love of basketball rather than their questionable reputations.
LeBron James is coming to the Lakers in a fashion few really believed he actually would: without another star player already on the roster or committed to joining him there. When James left Cleveland for the Heat, he brought Chris Bosh with him to a
LeBron James thought of his own challenging upbringing when helping design the I Promise School in Akron.
With Lebron so quickly in the fold, we know that Magic and Pelinka will now aggressively (but opportunistically) pursue other available stars in their quest to build an enduring dynasty around Lebron. The Kawhi saga endures, and every day we hear rum
As LeBron James prepares to complete nearly a decade of work through his foundation, the new Lakers star admitted to feeling some nerves before the opening of the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio, on Monday.
In a flurry of moves to open free agency the Lakers were, almost simultaneously, roast masters and punchlines. Adding LeBron James, but following that signing up with additions of Lance Stephenson, JaVale McGee, and Rajon Rondo had the internet pivot
Who won and lost the NBA offseason? With nearly all the major moves in the books, our experts answer the big free-agency, trade and draft questions.
It’s been a couple of days since the Lakers renounced their free agent rights to Julius Randle and quickly pivoted to sign Rajon Rondo to a 1-year, $9 million deal. In the instant reaction world of online analysis, one would expect a site l
LeBron James said he regrets giving his 14-year-old son the name LeBron James Jr. because of the pressure that comes with living up to his superstar dad's name and reputation.
With an absolutely torrid opening to the Lakers free agency, Im still trying to process what exactly just happened and decided the best way was to outline initial thoughts on paper here. The most important thing, of course, is that the Lakers have Le