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Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak evaluates D'Angelo Russell, Brandon Ingram's summer performances

The Los Angeles Lakers haven't made the playoffs in three years, are coming off their worst season in franchise history and were virtually shut out during the free-agent period.But if you've been following the NBA's Summer League, there were definitely some signs of hope for the franchise that used to be a destination for superstars.Last year's No. 2 overall pick D'Angelo Russell...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Los Angeles Lakers Young Core is the Key to its Future

The Los Angeles Lakers finally have some excitement with its young core after three straight losing seasons. While it was only the NBA Summer League, Lakers fans shared some of its loudest cheers in a couple of seasons. Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has taken a lot of heat for his handling of rebuilding the Lakers roster, but he is excited to see optimism back in the minds...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Why it's too soon to count out Mitch Kupchak and the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers' glory days were over. The calls for general manager Mitch Kupchak's head reached a highly agitated state and his drafting off the genius of the legendary Jerry West and Jerry Buss finally came to an end, and along with it, the myth of the Lakers' manifest destiny.Then came Pau Gasol and two more championships.This story has played out many times over the last...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mitch Kupchak On Lakers Free Agency & Altering Pitch

Mitch Kupchak says the Lakers will pursue veteran leadership in free agency and the pitch will be a bit different than the last couple seasons.
Via Lakers Nation
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mitch Kupchak On Brandon Ingram, No. 2 Pick Trade Talks

Los Angeles general manager Mitch Kupchak on why the Lakers selected Brandon Ingram No. 2 and whether the Kevin Durant comparisons are fair.
Via Lakers Nation
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Mitch Kupchak told Russell not to worry about trade rumors

D’Angelo Russell grew accustomed to trade rumors much sooner than most other NBA players, as there was speculation throughout much of his rookie season last year that the Lakers point guard could be dealt. Should he be concerned now that the offseason is here? Apparently not. Russell said Tuesday that he has a very good reason for not being worried about trade rumors. “You...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 22, 2016  |  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
May 16, 2016  |  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
May 06, 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

Los Angeles Lakers: Final 2014 Lakers mock draft

The Los Angeles Lakers first major decision of the offseason looms ahead as the 2014 NBA draft kicks off June 26th. Mitch Kupchak and the Buss family have decided to wait until after the draft to select their new coach, which leaves the team in an interesting predicament with the 7thpick. There are rumors swirling that the team is shopping the pick with Steve Nash’s expiring contract...
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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