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Should the Los Angeles Lakers Trade or Retain the Number Two Overall Pick in the 2016 NBA Draft?

The Los Angeles Lakers can stop the sweat now as the team secured the number two overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft after the draft lottery Tuesday night. The Lakers now have plenty of options to either stay at their current draft slot or trade the pick in a deal for a proven veteran. With the number two overall pick the Lakers will have the opportunity to select either Ben Simmons...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kupchak: 'Nobody's off limits' in potential Lakers trades

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak isn’t ruling anyone on his current roster out of potential trade talks this offseason. Speaking about the state of his franchise before the team finds out if it will land a top-three pick in the upcoming draft, Kupchak said he likes his young talent but wouldn’t rule out putting anyone on the block. “Nobody’s off limits,”...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mitch Kupchak On Free Agency, Trades

Los Angles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak discusses Lakers ability to sign two max players. Plus, comments on the latest rumors that the Lakers will trade their Top 3 draft pick if they keep it.
Via Lakers Nation
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers hire Luke Walton as next head coach

The Los Angeles Lakers have themselves a new head coach. The team announced Friday that Luke Walton agreed to a multi-year deal to become the team’s next head coach. “We’re excited to bring Luke back to Los Angeles, where we feel he’s going to start an outstanding coaching career,” GM Mitch Kupchak said. “He’s one of the brightest young coaching minds in the game and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss says she wasn’t expecting Byron Scott to be fired

This one’s probably bad news for everyone still holding out hope that the Lakers’ front office isn’t a totally garbled mess. Lakers team president Jeanie Buss said on Tuesday that she didn’t know that head coach Byron Scott would be fired, and that she wasn’t expecting such a change to be made, per Kristine Leahy of FOX Sports 1. Jeanie Buss says she didn't know Byron...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mitch Kupchak On 2016 NBA Draft, Trading Young Core An Option?

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak on the possibility of trading away pieces of the young core and thoughts on the 2016 NBA draft.
Via Lakers Nation
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mitch Kupchak On Lakers & NBA Free Agency

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak on how the pitch to free agents will change without Kobe Bryant and what the plan is for the future.
Via Lakers Nation
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mitch Kupchak Leaves Door Open For Lakers Coaching Change

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak comments on the job of Byron Scott and whether the Lakers could make a coaching change.
Via Lakers Nation
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Kupchak: Russell scandal won’t hurt Lakers in free agency

“Fear not, prospective free agents! I assure you that you will not have to worry about D’Angelo Russell’s cell phone!” At least that’s the message that Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak is trying to convey. According to Baxter Holmes of ESPN, Kupchak does not believe that Russell’s recent scandal, in which he secretly filmed teammate Nick Young admitting to being...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: A chance at the “ultimate” three

Pandemonium has officially hit the NBA with Lebron James’ decision to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat. The front offices of all 32 NBA teams are driving themselves insane trying to figure out how to lure the King out of South Beach and lead them to an NBA championship. The July 1st free agency period with future Hall of Fame franchise players Carmelo Anthony, Kevin...
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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