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Los Angeles Lakers: Magic Johnson is optimistic about summer of 2018

Los Angeles Lakers: Magic Johnson is optimistic about summer of 2018

The Los Angeles Lakers made a big trade this offseason that has helped create cap space. Does Magic Johnson believe he will be able to sign a star next year? This offseason, one of the main goals for the Los Angeles Lakers was to get rid of some of the bad contracts from the previous […] Los Angeles Lakers: Magic Johnson is optimistic about summer of 2018 - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Lake Show Life 1 hour ago

Los Angeles Lakers fans should embrace Brook Lopez

The Los Angeles Lakers and their fans should embrace the addition of Brook Lopez from the Brooklyn Nets. The Los Angeles Lakers completed a trade with the Brooklyn Nets prior to the 2017 NBA Draft. The Lakers traded point guard D’Angelo Russell and center Timofey Mozgov to the Nets in exchange for...
Silver Screen and Roll 9 hours ago

Magic Johnson doesn’t think the Lakers are ‘close’ to making any more trades

They might, but right now it sounds like talks have died down. The Los Angeles Lakers trade discussions with the Indiana Pacers over All-Star Paul George seem to have stalled, at least in part likely because Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle appear to not have much value around the league. So with...

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Heisler: It’s shaping up as Magic Johnson vs. Jerry West for grand prize, LeBron

Heisler: It’s shaping up as Magic Johnson vs. Jerry West for grand prize, LeBron

Now, Duel of the Laker Titans. Popular as the NBA is here with two teams playing to packed houses and pulling down hundreds of millions in local TV revenue, it’s been a long time since we were actually relevant, with the Clippers still in eclipse while disappearing early in the playoffs and the Lakers coming […]
Los Angeles Times 12 hours ago

Lonzo Ball is introduced as a Laker with the highest of expectations

Magic Johnson had no qualms about the bold statement he was about to make. He called Lonzo Ball “the new face of the Lakers.” He said Ball will “lead us back to where we want to get to.” He said he expected a Ball jersey retired at the Lakers facility one day, alongside his own and those of other...
Los Angeles Daily News 13 hours ago

Miller: Lonzo Ball brings a little magic with him to the Lakers

EL SEGUNDO >> He was called "a great leader" with an "incredible basketball IQ" who has "greatness written all over him."In paying Lonzo Ball the ultimate compliment, Magic Johnson even likened the newest Laker to Magic Johnson.Then Rob Pelinka, the team's general manager, described Ball as an "unbelievable person and player" with "transcendent talent" who "is a perfect fit here.
Los Angeles Daily News 13 hours ago

VIDEO: Can Lakers make playoffs in Lonzo Ball's first year?

Bill Oram, Mark Medina, and Jonathan Khamis of the Southern California News Group discuss what's next for the Lakers, as Lonzo Ball was introduced. The press conference included statements from Magic Johnson, Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka, and Lonzo Ball. Video by Jonathan Khamis, for the Southern California News Group.
NBA 14 hours ago

Magic sees Lonzo Ball as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex, where the 16-time NBA champions' nine retired numbers hang over the practice court.
Inquisitr 15 hours ago
The Los Angeles Lakers Introduce Lonzo Ball

The Los Angeles Lakers Introduce Lonzo Ball

The Los Angeles Lakers introduced Lonzo Ball in a press conference to the media and fans today. The Lakers selected ball in Thursday’s NBA Draft with the No. 2 overall pick. The President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson made the decision to go with Ball and was very excited to have the pleasure of introducing the Lakers newest top draft pick. “What a tremendous day it is for Laker Nation, the Lakers organization, for Rob and I as well as the Buss family. We want to start building a successful team and you have to have a great leader and somebody who can make their teammates...
Los Angeles Times 20 hours ago

Letters: Lakers fans relatively happy with their week

Bill Plaschke had such a great opportunity on draft night to take attention off LaVar Ball and give it all to Lonzo, but no, he did the exact opposite. He decried all the attention-grabbing while giving him exactly that! Lonzo will be the star of the game and as a Bruins fan, I am thrilled beyond...

Why the Lakers-Lonzo Ball pairing seems like the perfect fit

With Magic Johnson at the helm of the Los Angeles organization, it should have come as no surprise that he’d want to draft the most dynamic point guard available. Doing so fulfilled the lifelong wish of UCLA guard Lonzo Ball, …

NBA Draft: Lakers tried to address shooting, defensive needs with No. 27, 30, 42 picks

EL SEGUNDO — The excitement swept over the Lakers as they selected a hometown point guard with their No. 2 pick that could transcend their franchise with his passing, leadership and marketing appeal. The Lakers did not just feel giddy …
Los Angeles Times 23 hours ago

Surprise! Lonzo Ball releases Lakers-inspired ZO2 shoes

If you thought Lonzo Ball’s “ZO2: Prime” shoes were the only pair of sneakers to be released by the Big Baller Brand, guess again. The former UCLA star and new Laker released a second colorway of his “ZO2” sneaker just after he was drafted by the Lakers in Thursday’s NBA draft. The pair of sneakers...
Los Angeles Daily News Jun 23, 2017

Lakers' Lonzo Ball reminds Magic Johnson of himself

EL SEGUNDO - Extensive research led Magic Johnson down a path that was not limited to watching Lonzo Ball play in person and on video.Johnson also traveled to Ball's former high school in Chino Hills where the Lakers' president of basketball operations asked detailed questions to his principal and four different teachers about the former UCLA guard.
Los Angeles Times Jun 23, 2017

Later picks bring Lakers shooting, defensive skills

The average Lakers fan was probably satisfied with the team’s selection of Lonzo Ball at No. 2 overall. But with control over the Brooklyn Nets’ No. 27 pick thanks to their trade of D’Angelo Russell as well as the No. 28 selection, Lakers executives Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka weren’t done making...
NBA Jun 23, 2017

Brooklyn Nets acquire D'Angelo Russell, Timofey Mozgov from Los Angeles Lakers

BROOKLYN (June 22, 2017) – The Brooklyn Nets have acquired D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov from the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Brook Lopez and the rights to Kyle Kuzma, the 27th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
NBA Jun 23, 2017

Utah Jazz acquire draft rights to Tony Bradley from Los Angeles Lakers

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Jazz have acquired the draft rights to Tony Bradley (28th overall pick) from the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for the draft rights to Josh Hart (30th overall) and the draft rights to Thomas Bryant (42nd overall pick).

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