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Silver Screen and Roll 14 hours ago
Lakers News: Lonzo Ball and Magic Johnson are going to break down film together

Lakers News: Lonzo Ball and Magic Johnson are going to break down film together

Music to our ears. Lonzo Ball’s rookie season has been a roller coaster ride for the Los Angeles Lakers, with the point guard being as polarizing as expected. There are triple-doubles, and there are single-digit outings and benched fourth quarters. Count Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson as someone who isn’t worried about Ball’s growing pains as a rookie. Johnson shared an illuminating 20 minutes discussing the state of the franchise with Mike Bresnahan of Spectrum SportsNet. In that, he gave his progress report on Lonzo’s first 25 games. “Typical rookie...
Silver Screen and Roll 5 hours ago

Lakers met with LaVar Ball and asked him to ‘tone down’ Luke Walton criticisms

This is fine. The Los Angeles Lakers “front office” met with LaVar Ball sometime within “the past few weeks” to ask Lonzo Ball’s father to pull back on his criticism of head coach Luke Walton, reports Ramona Shelburne of ESPN. This was in part an effort...
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Video: 10 Best Things Happening Right Now For The Lakers

Watch: 10 Best Things Happening Right Now For The Lakers

Things are looking up in the world of the Los Angeles Lakers, and even though their record may not scream contender, the team appears to be on the right track. In a celebration of all that is going right for the purple and gold, the Lakers Nation Podcast

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Denver Post Dec 3, 2017
The Morning After: 8 takeaways from Denver Nuggets’ win over Los Angeles Lakers

The Morning After: 8 takeaways from Denver Nuggets’ win over Los Angeles Lakers

The short-handed Denver Nuggets pieced together their lineup, then finished strong in a 115-100 victory Saturday night against the Los Angeles Lakers before a six-game road trip.
Denver Post Dec 1, 2017
Nikola Jokic to miss Denver Nuggets’ Saturday game against Los Angeles Lakers with ankle sprain

Nikola Jokic to miss Denver Nuggets’ Saturday game against Los Angeles Lakers with ankle sprain

Denver Nuggets standout center Nikola Jokic will not play Saturday against the Los Angeles Lakers due to a sprained left ankle, the team announced Friday afternoon.
Lou Williams scores 42 points to spark Clippers’ victory over Lakers

Lou Williams scores 42 points to spark Clippers’ victory over Lakers

Former Laker makes a driving layup with 32 seconds left to give the Clippers a three-point lead, then adds two free throws with 11.8 seconds left to close out a 120-115 victory. Blake Griffin heads to the locker room late after collission with Lonzo Ball.
With Larry Nance Jr. back from injury, Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma savors his time among starters

With Larry Nance Jr. back from injury, Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma savors his time among starters

As good as Kuzma was in his time with the first unit, Walton was always inclined to go back to Nance, who averaged 10.6 points and 7.5 rebounds before breaking his second metacarpal on Nov. 2 in Portland.
Whicker: Give Lonzo Ball room to breathe, and then we’ll see

Whicker: Give Lonzo Ball room to breathe, and then we’ll see

It's too early to live and die with each of the Laker rookie's possessions. His one-and-done NBA classmates are going through the same struggles.
Clippers say they’ve gotten over shock of losing Patrick Beverley for season

Clippers say they’ve gotten over shock of losing Patrick Beverley for season

Team recovered from the bad news to win its next two games on the road before returning home to face the Lakers, their Staples Center rivals.
Lakers’ league-low free throw percentage concerns Luke Walton

Lakers’ league-low free throw percentage concerns Luke Walton

Rookie point guard Lonzo Ball has made only 42.9 percent from the line, the worst percentage among all the Lakers so far this season.
Lakers’ Larry Nance Jr. eyes Monday return from hand surgery

Lakers’ Larry Nance Jr. eyes Monday return from hand surgery

Larry Nance Jr. said Saturday after practice that he hoped to make his return to the lineup Monday, when the Lakers face the Clippers in a “road” game against their Staples Center rivals.
Trusting ‘The Process,’ Lakers style, agonizing as it is

Trusting ‘The Process,’ Lakers style, agonizing as it is

The Lakers haven't landed a transcendant player, but they have some nice pieces to work with, if they can remain patient enough to wait on their development.
When it comes to Lakers uniforms, what is ‘the purple and gold’ without the purple? It’s coming

When it comes to Lakers uniforms, what is ‘the purple and gold’ without the purple? It’s coming

With Nike deal ending traditional home and away jerseys, the Lakers have had gold uniforms in 11 of their first 19 games. But purple is coming soon.
Julius Randle continues to make case for bigger role with Lakers

Julius Randle continues to make case for bigger role with Lakers

Since having a heart-to-heart discussion with Coach Luke Walton in late October, forward has become an indispensable piece of whatever success the Lakers are having.
Late heroics from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope carry Lakers past Bulls

Late heroics from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope carry Lakers past Bulls

With Lonzo Ball on the court for the final 6:49, the Lakers outscore the Bulls 24-7, with Caldwell-Pope accounting for 11 of those points in a 103-94 victory.
Denver Post Nov 20, 2017
The Morning After: 7 takeaways from Denver Nuggets’ loss at Los Angeles Lakers

The Morning After: 7 takeaways from Denver Nuggets’ loss at Los Angeles Lakers

The Denver Nuggets’ road struggles continued with a 127-109 loss at the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday night in a game in which coach Michael Malone and star center Nikola Jokic were ejected.
Lakers don’t give up the fight, but lose 122-113 to Suns

Lakers don’t give up the fight, but lose 122-113 to Suns

Kyle Kuzma (30 points, 10 rebounds) and Brook Lopez (19 points, 10 rebounds) provide plenty of offense for Lakers on a night the young teams scuffle for the third time in as many meetings.

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