12:04 PM EDT, Fri April 28, 2017

Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell stars in new Gatorade commercial

As he has strived for establishing more consistency in his game, Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell still has offered promising signs in his development as a scorer and passer. Because of that potential, Russell has done enough spark marketing interest, the …
Los Angeles Daily News Apr 25, 2017
Kobe Bryant's love for storytelling helps him move on from basketball

Kobe Bryant's love for storytelling helps him move on from basketball

The story began with a young Kobe Bryant showing his early obsession with basketball, rolling up his father's tube socks to create a makeshift basketball he could shoot with in his bedroom.He studied VHS tapes of the "Showtime" Lakers of the 1980s. As he clutched the basketball in his hands without any intent of letting go, Bryant marveled at the Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan posters hanging on his bedroom wall.
Kobe Bryant’s love for storytelling helps him move on from basketball

Kobe Bryant’s love for storytelling helps him move on from basketball

The story began with a young Kobe Bryant showing his early obsession with basketball, rolling up his father’s tube socks to create a makeshift basketball he could shoot with in his bedroom. He studied VHS tapes of the “Showtime” Lakers of the 1980s. As he clutched the basketball in his hands without any intent of […]

Lakers’ Brandon Ingram partners with DonJoy Performance

The bucket list seems endless, as Lakers forward Brandon Ingram strives to improve this offseason by bulking up in muscle, playing in Summer League and working out with Kobe Bryant. Ingram also added another item on that to-do list. He …
Los Angeles Times Apr 25, 2017

Watch Kobe Bryant perform slam poetry on Steve Urkle from '90s sitcom 'Family Matters'

Retirement has been busy for former Lakers star Kobe Bryant. Yet his knows how to have a little fun with it. The Black Mamba has recently been promoting his latest animated short documentary “Dear Basketball,” which narrates Bryant’s life from childhood to his NBA career. Although his career has...

Kobe Bryant performs poetry slam on “Jimmy Fallon Show”

The man cemented his legacy with five NBA championships, 33,643 points and overcoming too many injuries to count. But as Kobe Bryant embarks in his first year of retirement, it appears the Lakers’ star has become an expert at something …

Lakers’ GM Rob Pelinka considers Ivica Zubac “one of the pillars for the future”

As the Lakers strive to extend their season past April for the first time in five years, newly hired general manager Rob Pelinka will listen to all trade proposals. That does not mean he will accept just any deal, though. …
Los Angeles Times Apr 24, 2017

Magic Johnson, Rob Pelinka to represent Lakers during draft lottery drawing

Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson will be the public face of the team during next month’s draft lottery. Johnson will appear on the lottery show that will be broadcast on May 16. The actual drawing for draft positioning will happen off camera before the show. Each team will...

Magic Johnson to be NBA draft lottery representative

After once guiding the Showtime Lakers with five NBA championships through clutch shots and passes, Magic Johnson will try to help restore the franchise back to contention in another way. Johnson will serve as the Lakers’ representative on stage for …
Los Angeles Times Apr 24, 2017

Does Kobe Bryant miss playing basketball? No. He explains why

It’s almost hard to imagine that it’s only been a year since the last time we saw Kobe Bryant don the purple and gold Lakers uniform. Of course who could forget the 60-point performance in Bryant’s finale? He has many memorable moments throughout his 20-year career with the Lakers. So you would...

Why Kobe Bryant doesn’t miss basketball

Almost from the day he was born, Kobe Bryant became addicted to an round and leather ball. “I couldn’t put the basketball down,” Bryant recalled in an appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” “When my parents brought me a brand …
Inquisitr Apr 23, 2017
L.A. Lakers Trade Rumors: Former NBA All-Star Headed To Minnesota Timberwolves?

L.A. Lakers Trade Rumors: Former NBA All-Star Headed To Minnesota Timberwolves?

If recent Los Angeles Lakers trade rumors become true, it could mean a fresh start for a former NBA All-Star as he reunites with his former head coach. The Minnesota Timberwolves could be the beneficiaries of a former Chicago Bulls star as the Lakers look to clear up some room for a possible trade in the future. Here’s a look at the latest rumors regarding the Lakers and Timberwolves ahead of the NBA Draft this coming June.Click here to continue and read more...
Los Angeles Daily News Apr 22, 2017
Heisler: Could be worse: Imagine Jackson running Lakers as he has Knicks

Heisler: Could be worse: Imagine Jackson running Lakers as he has Knicks

Phil and Melo, the divorce.Once, if briefly, Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony were on the same side, in the summer of 2014 when Phil, newly arrived as Knicks president, got Melo to accept a $130 million, five-year deal with an iron-clad no-trade clause.The Knicks are 80-166 since, finishing 15th, 13th, and 12th in the lame Eastern Conference.

Magic Johnson admitted conflicted feelings about Lakers’ late-season winning streak

The disappointed look on Magic Johnson’s face may have shown his true feelings. So did the moment when Johnson snapped his fingers in frustration. As much as the Lakers are defined by winning, did he have conflicted feelings when they …

Why Luol Deng hopes to play at 4 if he remains with Lakers

As he struggled excelling with a new role, a new system and teammates, Lakers forward Luol Deng understood the critical questions that it sparked. In his 12th NBA season, why did Deng post career-lows in points (7.6) and shooting percentage …

Lakers Player News

  • Brandon Ingram

    Brandon Ingram

    Kobe Bryant and Brandon Ingram haven’t scheduled a workout

  • D'Angelo Russell

    D'Angelo Russell

    Lakers' D'Angelo Russell plans to improve his consistency, leadership

  • Metta World Peace

    Metta World Peace

    Metta World Peace confirmed his time with the Lakers is over

  • Ivica Zubac

    Ivica Zubac

    Lakers’ GM Rob Pelinka considers Ivica Zubac “one of the pillars for the future”

  • Larry Nance Jr.

    Larry Nance Jr.

    Lakers’ Larry Nance Jr. aspires to be defensive player of the year candidate

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