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Luke Walton says he’s undecided if Brandon Ingram or Luol Deng will start for the Lakers this season

Los Angeles has a good problem on their hands at the wing position The Los Angeles Lakers don’t even begin training camp for several weeks, so it’s not exactly surprising that head coach Luke Walton has not decided on the team’s starting lineup (or at the very least is unwilling to divulge it). Still, given that the Lakers just gave veteran forward Luol Deng a four-year deal...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
22 minutes ago

WATCH: D'Angelo Russell On Challenges Of Upcoming Season

Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell talks about challenges of the upcoming season and his relationship with Luke Walton.
Via Lakers Nation
49 minutes ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Luke Walton 'Thrilled' With Brandon Ingram, Ivica Zubac Development

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton thrilled and surprised by how quickly Brandon Ingram, Ivica Zubac have developed this summer. Plus, talks team chemistry and Golden State Warriors and Kevin Durant.
Via Lakers Nation
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Lakers unveil insane new training center

Teams across all sports are beginning to unveil swanky new practice facilities with all sorts of cool amenities, and the Los Angeles Lakers are the next to do so. Today, they unveiled the UCLA Health Training Center in El Segundo, which is scheduled to open up this time next year, and it looks pretty cool. Go inside the Lakers state-of-the-art future home, the @UCLAHealth​ Training...
Via The Comeback
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Excited Lakers provide early look at new training center

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) After Kobe Bryant's retirement and the worst season in team history, the Los Angeles Lakers' quest to rebuild a championship franchise is finally beginning in earnest. Seems like the perfect time to get excited about moving into a shiny new home. The Lakers provided an early look at their $80 million training complex Wednesday while announcing a naming...
Via Associated Press
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers: Nick Young Deserves Another Season In LA

A few reasons why Nick Young deserves yet another chance with the Los Angeles Lakers Nick Young had an interesting campaign with his hometown Los Angeles Lakers last season, to say the very least. Not only did Young not offer much while he was on the court, but he was a problem off the court […] Lakers: Nick Young Deserves Another Season In LA - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life...
Via Lake Show Life
4 hours ago

Check out the Lakers' new 'state-of-the-art' facility planned for next year

The Los Angeles Lakers are rebuilding on the court and now off it, too. The team announced plans Wednesday for a new "state-of-the-art" training center that is expected to open next year.The complex, which will be named the UCLA Heath Training Center, will be located in El Segundo, Calif., and is expected to be a show-stopper."The new building is three times the size of the one we...
Via FOX Sports
5 hours ago

Irish in the NBA: Zach Auguste signs with Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers officially signed former Irish forward Zach Auguste to a training camp deal this past Monday, giving the big man a chance to join three of his former teammates in the NBA. After drafting Zach Auguste in the second round of the NBA draft this past June, the Lakers gave Auguste the […] Irish in the NBA: Zach Auguste signs with Lakers - Slap the Sign - Slap...
Via Slap the Sign
5 hours ago

Lakers’ Nick Young wants Chris Brown the heck out of his neighborhood

Nick Young of the Los Angeles Lakers has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons as of late. This time? He’s sick and tired of living near rapper/singer Chris Brown, who was involved in an incident with the police Tuesday. OTN captured the funny video: Nick Young wants Chris Brown out of his neighborhood  pic.twitter.com/DkX7ZMqfw4 — OTN (@OnlyTheNBA) August 31, 2016...
Via The Sports Daily
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers announce details about their new training facility, partnership with UCLA

Two of Los Angeles’ biggest entities join forces. The Los Angeles Lakers' new practice facility will be called the UCLA Health Training Center, according to the team. The Lakers announced this and other new details about their currently under construction facility on Wednesday, including that the team hopes to have it completed by the Summer of 2017 and that the new building ...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
7 hours ago

Lakers' Randle needed 7 stitches to close cut on hand

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle will be re-evaluated in two weeks after needing seven stitches to close a cut on his right hand. The Lakers announced Randle's injury Tuesday. The team says Randle was hurt while practicing this week. He opened up a large cut in the webbing between his middle and ring fingers. Randle averaged 11.3 points, 10.2...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down The 2016-17 Lakers Schedule

The NBA schedule was released a couple of weeks ago. And yes, it’s tough to get a bit excited (myself included, to be honest) since the season doesn’t even start in roughly two months. But we should take a look at the schedule and break it down a bit. Do they have an extended home stand somewhere? Are they going to go through a perilous road trip or two at some point? What about...
Via Forum Blue & Gold
1 day ago

Lakers Announce Signing of Rookie Forward Zach Auguste

The Lakers have now officially signed undrafted free agent rookie Zach Auguste, inviting him to camp and moving the roster to 16 players Essentially the entire point of the NBA Summer League beyond getting young draft picks repetitions is to try and scout talent. In theory, teams invite players to see if they believe those […] Lakers Announce Signing of Rookie Forward Zach Auguste...
Via Lake Show Life
2 days ago

Lakers: NBA 2K17 Player Ratings for D’Angelo Russell, More

The NBA 2K17 player ratings for D’Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson, Julius Randle, and Larry Nance Jr. are out There are many reasons that people look forward to the release of video games. However, there are even more reasons that basketball fans and Lakers fans have been anticipating the release of NBA 2K17. Not only are you […] Lakers: NBA 2K17 Player Ratings for D’Angelo...
Via Lake Show Life
2 days ago

The Los Angeles Lakers’ offseason: A mystery wrapped in an enigma

Having won as many games in the past three seasons combined as they did in their 2008-09 championship season, the Lakers entered the 2016 summer with some serious questions to answer. With significant cap space following Kobe Bryant’s departure and the one-season leasing experiment of Roy Hibbert, the Los Angeles Lakers front office had the means to be major players in this summer’s...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant has great line about Lakers jersey retirement

The Los Angeles City Council previously declared Aug. 24 “Kobe Bryant Day,” and on Wednesday, the city and the beloved NBA icon celebrated the tribute. In a way, Wednesday’s festivities provided a perfect way to bookend a yearlong celebration of the Los Angeles Lakers superstar’s phenomenal NBA career. Now arrives the time to put his legacy in its proper perspective, which...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Lakers sign No. 2 pick Brandon Ingram, vet Yi Jianlian

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Lakers have signed top draft pick Brandon Ingram and Chinese NBA veteran Yi Jianlian. Ingram was the No. 2 overall pick in this summer's draft. The Duke product's rookie contract is expected to be worth more than $23 million over four years. The 28-year-old Yi hasn't played in the NBA since 2011-12 with Dallas. The former No. 6 overall...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

24 quintessential moments of Kobe Bryant's career

Baller. Global Icon. Selfish. Rapist. Legend. Kobe Bryant has been called those words (and many more) in the 20 years he has been in the public eye. Whatever you want to call him, there is no denying that impact he has had on sports in Los Angeles. After 1,566 games, five championships and a couple of Finals MVPs, the former Los Angeles Lakers guard was honored by the Los Angeles...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant to be honored with his own day in LA on 8/24

Kobe Bryant has been among the more prominent members of the Los Angeles sporting landscape and community for the past 20 years. On Wednesday, the city will honor him in a special way. It was announced on Monday that August 24, 2016 will be “Kobe Bryant Day” in Los Angeles. The date 8-24 was chosen because Bryant, of course, wore both numbers on his uniform during his Hall...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant starting $100 million venture capital fund

Kobe Bryant has entered the world of finance in a big way. Appearing on Wall Street Monday, the NBA legend announced he’s starting up a $100 million media, technology and data fund. ESPN’s Darren Rovell provided some photos capturing Bryant’s big moment. A bearded Kobe Bryant ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange announcing his new $100M investment pic...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young on Lakers by regular season viewed as ‘unlikely’

Just a day ago, Nick Young went out of his way to stress his beef with young point guard D’Angelo Russell was over. Now it doesn’t sound like it will matter. According to Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding, it’s “unlikely” Young will still be a member of the Los Angeles Lakers by the time the regular season rolls around. It makes perfect sense, really, and it only has a little...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers still trying to trade Young, considering buyout

Nick Young doesn’t sound like he’ll get much of a chance to repair his relationship with D’Angelo Russell. Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding said Tuesday that the Lakers are still trying to trade Young, and have even considered buying him out of his contract and committing to a full-scale youth movement. “I would frankly be surprised if Nick Young is on the Lakers’ roster...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers’ Nick Young and D’Angelo Russell are moving past last season’s drama

One of the bigger stories in the NBA last season wasn’t on the floor, but off of it. It involved one of the most storied franchises in sports, the Los Angeles Lakers, who haven’t had much to cheer for in the past couple of seasons. It almost seemed cruel for it to be in their locker room. We’re of course talking about D’Angelo Russell filming Nick Young, who was talking...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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