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Lakers We Want to See at All-Star Weekend

While none of the Lakers are primed for an All-Star game appearance, some players should get serious consideration to participate in the weekend’s action. The votes are in and to the surprise of literally no one, no one from the Los Angeles Lakers will start in the 2017 All-Star game. Neither will Russell Westbrook, evidently. […] Lakers We Want to See at All-Star Weekend - Lake...
Via Lake Show Life
3 hours ago

No Lakers were named as All-Star starters

The snub is real. The starters for the 2017 All-Star in New Orleans were named on Thursday night, and for the first time in 18 years, Kobe Bryant will not appear in the marquee event. Bryant was not voted in as an All-Star starter in what is one of the most colossal snubs in NBA history mainly due to his not being eligible since he is, you know, retired, and none of the other young...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
5 hours ago

WATCH: Larry Nance Jr. Rattles Off Tons Of Ivica Zubac Nicknames, Update On His Knee

Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. gives us an update on his knee progress and tells us his favorite nicknames for Ivica Zubac, including: Zupac, Kareem Abdul Zubar, Zuol Deng Zulius Randle, & Zu Williams 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...
Via Lakers Nation
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Larry Nance, Jr. compares Ivica Zubac to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Ivica is a man of many nicknames. Ivica Zubac has been the toast of Los Angeles for the past week. The rookie has provided productive minutes for the Lakers whenever he’s been called upon, including his first double-double when he dropped career-highs of 11 points, 13 rebounds, and three blocks on the Denver Nuggets in 26 minutes. His play has not only likely earned him a spot...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
6 hours ago

Where Are We: From Autopsy to Assessment of the Lakers Future

  Where are we? How did we get here? And where are going? The fundamental questions of theology hang over this Lakers season, particularly as the losses mount. The team is in the midst of perhaps their most interesting rebuild, at least that most of us have experienced. Through a perfect storm of disasters, lottery luck, and drafting prowess, the team has gathered a deep and diverse...
Via Forum Blue & Gold
23 hours ago

Lakers: 3 Trade Deadline Targets at Point Guard

With the trade deadline just a month away, we’re taking the next few weeks to break down trade targets at every position for the Los Angeles Lakers. As fans grow tiresome with the lack of production from D’Angelo Russell, the idea of trading him has been floated around. Anyone with half a brain cell knows […] Lakers: 3 Trade Deadline Targets at Point Guard - Lake Show Life...
Via Lake Show Life
1 day ago

WATCH: Lakers Practice Footage 2017: 5-On-5 Drills

Watch what the Los Angeles Lakers drilled at today's practice with these 5-on-5 defensive drills. 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 to Kevin Durant prior to final game: https://youtu...
Via Lakers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ivica Zubac On His 1,000 Nicknames, NBA Adjustments, Teammates Support

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Ivica Zubac talks about his natural feel for the game (which Luke Walton has praised). Plus, his 1,0000 nicknames, telling Nick Young to make shots when he passes him the ball and the biggest NBA adjustment. 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...
Via Lakers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young reportedly splits from pop singer girlfriend

Nick Young is back on the market again. TMZ Sports says the Los Angeles Lakers guard has broken up with girlfriend Paloma Ford. The two began dating around September, but they recently split. They apparently agreed that Young needs to focus on his family, including his new baby. Young was previously engaged to rapper Iggy Azalea. They dated from 2013 until last year when they...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Los Angeles Lakers can improve their defense

The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off of a 40 point loss to the surgical San Antonio Spurs and are currently good for the third worst record in the western conference.  It’s been no secret that the Lakers biggest struggle has been on defense where they rank dead last in the league in opponent field goal percentage.  I know the Lakers are a very young team that is still improving...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bats disrupt Lakers practice, D’Angelo Russell has funny reaction

The Lakers had an unlikely visitor late Wednesday night when they were trying to get some extra practice in at the AT&T Center. A swarm of bats somehow made their way into the building and began flying around above the court, so it was a bit difficult to shoot. Guard D’Angelo Russell seemed amused by it and posted the whole thing on Snapchat. “We got bats on the floor....
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell reacts to bats interrupting Lakers practice

The Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday were trying to get in some practice on the road at AT&T Center ahead of Thursday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs when some bats buzzing around the building sent players scrambling. Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell weighed in on the creepy situation and managed to sneak in a great reference about Spurs star Manu Ginobili in the process...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lillard calls out D’Angelo Russell for throwing elbows

Damian Lillard has a big problem with D’Angelo Russell. The Portland Trail Blazers guard had an on-court exchange with Russell, who Lillard felt was throwing “little slick elbows” during Tuesday’s game. Lillard even went as far as to suggest that he and the Lakers guard might take care of things “in the back.” Damian Lillard with some pointed words after his on-court...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom wants to join Lakers coaching staff

Lamar Odom expressed his desire to make an NBA comeback as recently as nine months ago, and he has virtually no chance of making that happen as a player. But what about coaching? TMZ asked Odom on Monday if he has considered returning to the NBA as an assistant coach, and the 37-year-old confirmed that is something he has interest in. When the photographer specifically mentioned...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers' Clarkson drops Heat’s Dragic with forearm

Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson normally keeps his cool, but his frustration boiled over during Friday night’s game. Maybe it was the Kardashian Curse, or maybe he was just caught on a bad day, but he got into it with Goran Dragic during the third quarter of the game, and shoved the Heat guard when he was cutting to the basket. Dragic then shoved Clarkson in retaliation, and the...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justin Timberlake drains multiple half-court shots at Staples Center

Justin Timberlake is a Grizzlies fan, so he was at Staples Center on Tuesday night for the team’s game against the Lakers. It’s no secret that he’s a pretty good athlete, in addition to being a great musician and performer, and he showed that before the game. Timberlake was given the opportunity to get some shots up on the court, and showed off his range in doing so by draining...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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