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Luke Walton says the Lakers won’t be judged on wins and losses, yet

He is also impressed with the leadership of his young players. Luke Walton has made comments here and there to reporters, and obviously at his introductory press conference, but it’s fitting that his biggest interview so far would come with his literal biggest teammate. The new Los Angeles Lakers head coach went on the “The Big Podcast with Shaq” for an interview that came...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
2 hours ago

Luke Walton listening to ‘I Love L.A.’ while playing beach volleyball proves he was born to be Lakers head coach

LUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUKE. Anyone who’s been to a Los Angeles Lakers game has heard the song, or at least the most famous part of it. The chorus of Randy Newman’s "I Love L.A." is a musical staple at Staples Center, but that’s not the only place the Lakers (or at least their head coach) are playing it. It was hot in Los Angeles on Saturday, but not too hot for new Lakers head...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
1 day ago

Top five takeaways from this year's NBA Summer League

Las Vegas waved goodbye to the NBA Summer League once again after hosting some of the league’s young up-and-comers. The Bulls went 7-0 to win the league, as they took down the Timberwolves in overtime, while the Raptors had a strong display at 4-1. Las Vegas was our first chance to see some of the rookies compete, while it also gave us a look at other emerging young players. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Julius Randle On Luke Walton, Brandon Ingram, Team USA Training

Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle talks Luke Walton, Team USA training and Gregg Popovich, Draymond Green and building chemistry with Brandon Ingram and D'Angelo Russell.
Via Lakers Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: D'Angelo Russell Talks Luke Walton, Jesse Mermuys, Turnovers

Los Angeles Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell on his summer league performance, turnovers, practicing with Luke Walton, Jesse Mermuys.
Via Lakers Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Walton praises D'Angelo Russell's work ethic

The Los Angeles Lakers promise to be much more competitive under new head coach Luke Walton this upcoming season. Not only is he an upgrade over Byron Scott, but the Lakers have also made the necessary moves to field a better team than the franchise-worst version of the squad we saw last season. While it won’t be enough to compete for a playoff spot, the additions of Luol Deng...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Ingram Turning Heads, Luke Walton Taking Charge

No. 2 draft pick Brandon Ingram already turning heads after day 2 of Summer League. Plus, there's a different vibe at practice with Luke Walton running the show.
Via Lakers Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Nation Interviews Luke Walton: Free Agency, D'Angelo Russell

Lakers Nation's Serena Winters goes one-on-one with new head coach Luke Walton, talking free agency, D'Angelo Russell and more.
Via Lakers Nation
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Luke Walton threatened Draymond Green if he didn’t take open shots

Draymond Green had one of his best offenses games of the playoffs on Sunday when he scored a team-high 28 points in the Golden State Warriors’ convincing 110-77 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2. Green went 11-of-20 with five 3-pointers, seven rebounds and five assists in the victory. After the game, Green was interviewed by ABC/ESPN’s Doris Burke and was asked about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Luke Walton pranked by Warriors staffer over draft lottery

Luke Walton has two NBA teams in which he’s currently invested, so one of his coworkers decided to take advantage of that. Walton is still an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors, who are in the middle of the Western Conference Finals. He’s also been named the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, who had a big day on Tuesday with the NBA Draft Lottery happening. The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2016  |  Discuss
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