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Fantasy Update

Feb 21, 2017
CBS Sports Fantasy Football
Former agent brings clout and understanding of the NBA world to job with serious pressures
Feb 21, 2017
CBS Sports Fantasy Basketball
Wizards, Jazz reportedly are in the market; what can the Lakers get in return for the combo guard?
ESPN 12 hours ago

To mimic Spurs, new-look Lakers should start with front-office stability

To mimic Spurs, new-look Lakers should start with front-office stability
New York Daily News Feb 25, 2017
Lakers better hope Magic Johnson is better than Phil Jackson

Lakers better hope Magic Johnson is better than Phil Jackson

By putting Magic Johnson in charge of everything, the Lakers do not just make a big fix.
Lake Show Life Feb 25, 2017

Lakers Great Shaquille O’Neal is Raising His Son to be a Leader

Lakers fans may not be aware, but there is an up and coming forward being heavily recruited to play NCAA basketball, and his name is Shareef O’Neal. Lakers legend like Shaquille O’Neal‘s son Shareef O’Neal, a class of 2018 four-star recruit, has just wrapped up his junior year at Crossroads High School in Santa Monica, California. The […] Lakers Great Shaquille O’Neal is Raising His Son to be a Leader - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Los Angeles Times Feb 25, 2017

Lakers' Jordan Clarkson takes Magic Johnson's praise to heart

More than once since he first became part of the Lakers organization again, president of basketball operations Magic Johnson has made one thing very clear. He believes Jordan Clarkson has the potential to be a great defender. Lakers Coach Luke Walton agrees. “Coming into training camp he said I...
Boston Herald Feb 24, 2017
Warriors' Green taunts Paul Pierce over 'farewell tour'

Warriors' Green taunts Paul Pierce over 'farewell tour'

OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors forward Draymond Green has been caught on microphone taunting the Clippers Paul Pierce about his impending retirement.Pierce is in his 19th NBA season and said in September this will be his last one. TNT microphones caught Green slamming Pierce early in the Warriors 123-113 victory over Los Angeles.He told him, You cant get that farewell tour, they dont love you like that. He also referenced Kobe Bryants retirement last year and his season-long farewell tour, asking, You thought you was Kobe?Pierce later shot back on Twitter, poking fun at the Warriors loss to the...
Inquisitr Feb 24, 2017
Lakers Building Toward Improvement After NBA Trade Deadline [Opinion]

Lakers Building Toward Improvement After NBA Trade Deadline [Opinion]

The Los Angeles Lakers made a couple NBA trade deadline deals that left them without their leading scorer and top bench player in Lou Williams, but added players like Tyler Ennis and Corey Brewer, plus a first-round pick this June. The Lakers also fired general manager Mitch Kupcheck, though they hired Magic Johnson as their President of Basketball Operations this week, hopefully a sign of better times to come for the Lakers. With Johnson in charge of basketball operations, his first move with the Lakers was to trade with the Houston Rockets by dealing Williams for Brewer and a first-round...
Lake Show Life Feb 23, 2017

Lakers: the Nick Young Situation

Just a few hours before the trade deadline, Nick Young’ s future is more uncertain than ever. Young’s season has been a surprise for everyone inside and outside the Lakers organization. At 31 years old he is shooting a career-high 41.3 percent from 3, per Basketball-Reference.com, and participated in his first Three-Point Contest. Unfortunately, he […] Lakers: the Nick Young Situation - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Report: Lakers Hire Rob Pelinka To be New GM

Report: Lakers Hire Rob Pelinka To be New GM

The Los Angeles Lakers will reportedly hire Rob Pelinka, who was best known for being Kobe Bryant's agent, as general manager of the team.
Inquisitr Feb 22, 2017
NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers Trying To Trade For Bulls Superstar Jimmy Butler? [Opinion]

NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers Trying To Trade For Bulls Superstar Jimmy Butler? [Opinion]

Plenty of Los Angeles basketball fans would love to see Bulls superstar Jimmy Butler in a Lakers jersey. The ongoing NBA trade rumors have recently been focused on his potential to move to the Boston Celtics and join Isaiah Thomas on a potential Eastern Conference contender. However, it also appears that the Celtics’ longtime rivals, the Los Angeles Lakers, were trying to swing a deal. With that said, could the teams make a Butler trade work out before the deadline? Several teams in the league may have enough assets to get involved in talking to the Bulls about dealing Jimmy Butler....
Silver Screen and Roll Feb 22, 2017
Lakers Podcast: Reacting to the Magic Johnson hiring and Lou Williams trade

Lakers Podcast: Reacting to the Magic Johnson hiring and Lou Williams trade

But other than that, a perfectly quiet day. With Harrison catching a DNP-hoarse, I brought in Drew Garrison on today’s show, but whatever would we talk about? It was a perfectly quiet day for the Los Angeles Lakers, right? I guess we could start with Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss being shown the door in one of the more surprising moves in years. Or, if that wasn’t enough, the guy who will replace those two happens to have a statue out front of STAPLES Center. Oh, and the guy Magic Johnson has tabbed for Mitch’s old job happens to be Kobe Bryant’s old agent (and resident Rob Lowe...
Orange County Register Feb 21, 2017
Lakers expected to hire Rob Pelinka as next general manager

Lakers expected to hire Rob Pelinka as next general manager

EL SEGUNDO – For their next front office move, the Lakers plan to hire a man well known for his connection to Kobe Bryant. But after spending countless years negotiating contracts for Bryant and other NBA players, longtime player agent Rob Pelinka...
CSN Philly Feb 21, 2017

NBA Notes: Magic Johnson takes over Lakers, trades Lou Williams

We look at some news and notes from around the NBA, including Magic Johnson taking over as Lakers president and agreeing to trade Lou Williams to Houston.
Los Angeles Daily News Feb 21, 2017
Heisler: Following the bouncing heads - Lakers now officially out of scapegoats

Heisler: Following the bouncing heads - Lakers now officially out of scapegoats

Laker apocalypse now....So much for being a family-style organization, even if no one will lament Jim Buss's departure and GM Mitch Kupchak was clearly in the crosshairs.Popular as these moves are among Laker fans, the biggest shakeup in Laker history leaves Magic Johnson in charge amid reports that Rob Pelinka, Kobe Bryant's former agent, will replace Kupchak.

Lakers hire former Kobe Bryant agent Rob Pelinka for GM role next to Magic Johnson

Former agent brings clout and understanding of the NBA world to job with serious pressures
Silver Screen and Roll Feb 21, 2017
Lakers finalizing multi-year deal with Rob Pelinka to become general manager, according to report

Lakers finalizing multi-year deal with Rob Pelinka to become general manager, according to report

The Lakers have their new GM lined up. The Los Angeles Lakers moved quickly to address the vacant general manager position left behind after relieving Mitch Kupchak of his duties. Rob Pelinka, NBA agent who notably works with Kobe Bryant, is finalizing a multi-year deal to become the Lakers’ general manager, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. The hiring comes hours after the stunning announcement that both Kupchak and Buss were no longer running the Lakers’ basketball operations. Pelinka was immediately linked to the Lakers upon news of Kupchak’s firing, and within...

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