LAKERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Larry Nance, Jr. and David Nwaba spent their memorial day in the Lakers’ gym

Two grinders decided to skip the holiday. As the Los Angeles Lakers front office and coaching staff filter various 2017 NBA Draft prospects through the team’s practice facility, one of the interesting tidbits reporters have been keeping an eye on is which current members of the team are showing up for their own workouts. Most of the Lakers’ young roster has made various appearances...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
50 minutes ago

NBA Draft Rumors: Lakers reportedly don't plan to work out candidates for the second overall pick this week

Los Angeles is still waiting to put the top prospects through their paces. The Los Angeles Lakers have been doing their due diligence on all of their later options in the 2017 NBA Draft, but thus far the team has yet to work out any players they might realistically select with the second overall pick. That won't change this week, as Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News reports...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
1 hour ago

Los Angeles Lakers: Sky's the limit with Ivica Zubac's hook shot

Via FOX Sports
2 hours ago

Odom attends Lakers workouts as guest of Luke Walton

The Los Angeles Lakers continue to embrace troubled former player Lamar Odom, who was present during workouts on Monday. Odom was invited to the pre-draft workouts by none other than head coach Luke Walton. Among those the Lakers worked out Monday was UCLA’s Bryce Alford, former teammate of Lonzo Ball, whom the Lakers very well could draft No. 2 overall. He took the time to give...
Via Sportsnaut
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Luke Walton brought Lamar Odom to watch the Lakers’ pre-draft workouts

LO returns to LA. Former Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom will always be a fan-favorite, and not just for his role in bringing the team two titles as an essential bench cog who would later win Sixth Man of the Year. Not only was Odom’s smooth, versatile game at 6’11 ahead of its time and a blast to watch as he carved up opposing bench units and starters alike with his...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
3 hours ago

David Stern: Lakers could have had Chris Paul, GM panicked

David Stern says that the Los Angeles Lakers still could have acquired Chris Paul from the New Orleans Hornets in 2011, but their GM panicked.In Dec. 2011, New Orleans, Houston and the Lakers agreed to a trade that would have sent CP3 to the Lakers. The Hornets did not have an owner at the time, so as commissioner, Stern reviewed the trade and rejected it for “basketball reasons...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lue hilariously explains why he still owes Mike Brown $100

Tyronn Lue enters the NBA Finals in debt to Mike Brown, and it’s for a funny reason.Lue, who is the Cleveland Cavaliers’ coach, shared the story with the media on Saturday. He says that back when he was playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, Brown, then a coach with the San Antonio Spurs, bet him $100 that he couldn’t make a certain amount of shots.Lue lost the bet, and Brown...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jerry West considered rejoining the Lakers before they hired Magic Johnson

Jerry West is an institution with the Los Angeles Lakers. One of the greatest players in franchise history, he also oversaw a team that won eight NBA titles with him as an executive. It’s a span that included the Showtime Lakers of the 1980s and the Kobe Bryant-led squad that won three consecutive titles earlier this century.For Lakers fans, it must be weird seeing the NBA’s...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Ingram Encourages LA Youth: 'Never Stop Dreaming!'

Back in March, Los Angeles Lakers Brandon Ingram created a mural, along with street artist Jonas Never and 150 L.A.fans as part of Delta's Beyond The Court Program. This past week it was donated to Covenant House California, the local youth shelter. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon...
Via Lakers Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson indicates Brandon Ingram is Lakers’ only untradeable player

Should the Los Angeles Lakers entertain trade offers in the near future, only one player is off the table, according to president of basketball operations Magic Johnson. That player is former No. 2 overall pick Brandon Ingram.“I would say probably the only player that we would say, hey, we would probably not move is Brandon Ingram,” Johnson said Thursday in a radio interview...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson compares LaVar Ball to Kris Jenner

Magic Johnson thinks LaVar Ball is a lot like Kris Jenner, and he means that in a good way.In an appearance on ESPN Radio in L.A.’s “Afternoons with Marcellus and Kelvin” show Thursday, Johnson said he has no issue with the outlandish remarks Ball has made about his son Lonzo. The best comparison Magic could think of for LaVar is Kris Jenner.“The Kardashians, we didn’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Scottie Pippen: LeBron still hasn’t surpassed Jordan, Kobe

With LeBron James set to play in his seventh consecutive NBA Finals — wrap your head around that for a second! — there’s a lot of discussion currently brewing about how he stacks up against some of the league’s best of all-time.The most popular debate — which seems to be ongoing — is whether or not James has surpassed Michael Jordan as the GOAT. I personally believe he...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell ‘likes’ tweet saying ‘no way’ Lakers should draft Lonzo Ball

Uh oh. At least one member of the Los Angeles Lakers isn’t excited about having Lonzo Ball as a teammate. D’Angelo Russell let his feelings be known when he liked a tweet in which the author said there is “no way” the team should draft Lonzo Ball.Here is the original tweet. Here is the proof that Russell hit the “like” button. Now, it’s worth pointing out that Ball...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Los Angeles Lakers hire Kim Kardashian’s trainer

The Los Angeles Lakers are a bad basketball team that have made a lot of bad hires and moves to get there. Now they’re hoping to get back to their winning ways, apparently by making hires in the LA celebrity spirit. Who is Gunnar Peterson? Well … Too perfect! Here is some of his workout and dieting advice: If you’re prepping a female client for a big red carpet event, how...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Summer Workouts: Ivica Zubac, Larry Nance Jr., D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson

Los Angeles Lakers Larry Nance Jr., Ivica Zubac, D'Angelo Russell, and Jordan Clarkson getting some summer workouts in at the practice facility. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA? https://youtu.be/4WarZXDWjxU Or Kobe's special message...
Via Lakers Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall’s retweet saves fan from taking final exam

The Wizards’ 2016-17 season may have recently come to a close, but John Wall recorded an assist on Monday, just not on the court, like we’re used to seeing from him.It happened on Twitter in the afternoon when a high school student sent Wall a tweet — in need of some assistance — and he delivered.The student informed Wall that if he retweeted her tweet, her entire class would...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Los Angeles Lakers trade the number two pick?

The basketball gods were sure on the Los Angeles Lakers side this past Tuesday at the NBA draft lottery. After having under a 50 percent chance at keeping their top-three protected pick, the Lakers struck gold by leapfrogging the Phoenix Suns for the second pick. It was like they got rewarded for playing hard to end the season, highlighted by their five game winning streak during...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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