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Hoops Habit

Los Angeles Lakers: Final realistic predictions for the 2018 NBA Draft

Dreaming is always fun, but the 2018 NBA Draft is nearly upon us and the Los Angeles Lakers live in the real world. It’s time to take a more down-to-earth approach to predicting what the future holds for the Purple and Gold. Believe it or not, the 2018 NBA Draft is just a day away. […] Los Angeles Lakers: Final realistic predictions for the 2018 NBA Draft - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

Lake Show Life

Lakers Rumors: LeBron James prefers Los Angeles over Houston

Recent Lakers rumors have been about LeBron James preferring to play in Los Angeles compared to Houston. With the NBA Draft almost here, there have been plenty of Lakers rumors about who the Los Angeles Lakers will be taking with the 25th overall pick. After drafting well in recent years, the Lakers will certainly be […] Lakers Rumors: LeBron James prefers Los Angeles over Houston - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lakers Nation

Lakers Podcast: Trading Up, Who To Target With 25th Pick In 2018 NBA Draft, And More

The 2018 NBA Draft has all but arrived and while the Los Angeles Lakers don't have the second overall pick like they...

Lake Show Life

2018 NBA Draft: Lake Show Life Mock Draft 1.0

The 2018 NBA Draft is quickly approaching. Who did the Los Angeles Lakers land in the Lake Show Life mock draft? There has been a lot of buzz surrounding the 2018 NBA Draft. This is a very deep, talented draft class as teams will have a great chance to improve their rosters. After weeks of […] 2018 NBA Draft: Lake Show Life Mock Draft 1.0 - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

CelticsBlog

Poulin & Duke the Glory of the 2008 Celtics Championship Win (video)

Justin Poulin and Jon Duke of Celtics Stuff Live reminisce about Celtics Banner number 17. Take a break from the NBA Draft rumors and silly scenarios with a look back at the Celtics’ 17th championship run. Sunday marked the 10 year anniversary of the Celtics’ Game 6 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals which secured Banner 17 for the C’s. Thanks to CelticsBlog Justin Poulin was one of the very few digital media to be credentialed as a member of the media on that magical night. Poulin and Jon Duke reminisce about that magic moment on this week’s edition of Celtics...

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers: 5 point guards to consider in 2018 NBA draft

The point guard spot was a major concern for the Los Angeles Lakers at certain points last season. So they could use one of their picks in the draft to improve their depth at the position. Heading into last season’s NBA draft, Los Angeles Lakers fans were buzzing about the team drafting a point guard with number […] Los Angeles Lakers: 5 point guards to consider in 2018 NBA draft - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

At The Hive

ATH NBA Mock Draft: Picks 25-27

We are nearing the end of the first round. Here are picks 25 through 27. Picks 1 - 3 Picks 4 - 6 Picks 7 - 9 Picks 10 - 12 Picks 13 - 15 Picks 16 - 18 Picks 19 - 21 Picks 22 - 24 25. Los Angeles Lakers (via Cleveland Cavaliers): Khyri Thomas Laieke Abebe - The Los Angeles Lakers are targeting free agency as the place where they will make their mark this summer. They go into this summer with enough cap space to sign two max players to big money deals. However, the NBA draft still exists in the minds of Magic Johnson and the Lakers brain trust. They will be looking for depth and shooting in...

Lakers Nation

NBA Free Agent Rumors: Paul George’s Wife, Parents ‘Would Rather Him’ Sign With Lakers Than Thunder

The 2018 NBA Draft is days away and the Los Angeles Lakers will have another opportunity to add to the team's young...

Lakers Nation

NBA Free Agent Rumors: LeBron James Expected To Take His Time On Deciding Which Team To Sign With

Heading into the 2018 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers have dominated the headlines with what may happen in...

The Sixer Sense

Sixers draft profile: Collin Sexton

Could the speedy, score-first point guard from Alabama be the Philadelphia 76ers best option at pick number ten? The Philadelphia 76ers‘ playoff elimination at the hands of the Boston Celtics showed a desperate need for more two-way ball-handlers who have the ability to create shots for themselves. With the long awaited Lakers pick finally conveying […] Sixers draft profile: Collin Sexton - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers select Mitchell Robinson 25th in latest mock draft

The Los Angeles Lakers selected center Mitchell Robinson with the 25th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft in David Aldridge’s mock draft. The Los Angeles Lakers are putting the final preparations for the 2018 NBA Draft. NBA reporter and TNT analyst David Aldridge released his mock draft today. After lamenting specifically why he dislikes doing […] Los Angeles Lakers select Mitchell Robinson 25th in latest mock draft - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lakers Nation

Lakers News Feed: 2018 NBA Draft Rumors

The Los Angeles Lakers are accustomed to being at the center of rumors, and the offseason is always full of them...

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Josh Hart Working On Ball Handling For 2018-19 NBA Season

At the 2017 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers selected Lonzo Ball (No. 2), Kyle Kuzma (No. 27), Josh Hart (No. 30)...

Pounding The Rock

The NBA is lining up to trade for Kawhi Leonard

The Suns and the #1 pick; the Sacramento Kings with the #2, not to mention everyone living in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. With the NBA world abuzz about Leonard wanting to play in Los Angeles, the Lakers and Clippers have begun circling the wagons. But don’t count out Eastern Conference contenders Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers. These two teams are loaded with young talent, more tradeable assets, and ready to take their rightful place as the top team in the East. Finally, there are the teams with high draft picks. The Phoenix Suns have the #1 draft pick Although...

www.bostonherald.com

The interview remains critical in the NBA draft process

CHICAGO — The elevator stopped at the 16th floor of the swanky hotel, and after a few nervous steps down the hallway a soon-to-be professional athlete was ready to face perhaps the most unpredictable part of the NBA draft process.The interview.Down in the lobby, Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka of the Los Angeles Lakers chatted with familiar faces and pretended not to notice random fans taking selfies with them in the background. Agents held court with other agents, Clippers coach Doc Rivers talked with some journalists and a couple dozen people were outside with their phones ready to snap...

Lakers Nation

NBA Draft Rumors: Lakers Interested In Selecting Prep-To-Pros Sensation Anfernee Simons

As we inch closer to the 2018 NBA Draft, the rumor mill is picking up steam, and the Los Angeles Lakers are a team...

ClutchPoints

LiAngelo Ball speaks out after workout with Warriors

NBA hopeful LiAngelo Ball worked out with the Golden State Warriors recently and shared some of his thoughts as the draft nears. LiAngelo, a 6’5″ guard, is the brother of Los Angeles Lakers rising star Lonzo Ball. Analysts believe that he has a relatively slim chance of getting selected on draft night, however. The younger […] The post LiAngelo Ball speaks out after workout with Warriors appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lakers Nation

2018 NBA Draft: De’Anthony Melton On His Lakers Pre-Draft Workout

De'Anthony Melton worked out for the Lakers, a team that very well could draft him...

Lakers Nation

2018 NBA Draft News: Justin Tillman On His Lakers Pre-Draft Workout

VCU's Justin Tillman explains what it was like to go through a workout with the Lakers...

ClutchPoints

REPORT: Kawhi Leonard’s camp flipping back and forth between Lakers and Clippers

The San Antonio Spurs are facing a tough situation as free agency is set to begin in two weeks and the NBA Draft is less than a week away. Star forward Kawhi Leonard’s camp has reportedly informed the team that he’s done with them and would like to be traded. While they haven’t been able […] The post REPORT: Kawhi Leonard’s camp flipping back and forth between Lakers and Clippers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Rockets wing Trevor Ariza seeking $50-$60M in free agency (Report)

Drafted in the second round of the 2004 NBA Draft by way of the New York Knicks, defensive-minded Trevor Ariza has come a long way with multiple teams. From the Knickerbockers to the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers to the Houston Rockets with stops through New Orleans and Washington along the way, he’s eventually settled […] The post Rockets wing Trevor Ariza seeking $50-$60M in free agency (Report) appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Pounding The Rock

Kawhi Leonard’s trade request through the lens of Inglourious Basterds

The words of Aldo Raines, Quintin Tarantino’s creation, offer guidance in this troubled time for Spurs fans. Yesterday I was writing a draft for a scenario in which things went south in the summit between Leonard and the Spurs. After the news broke that Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, (and to preferably be sent to the Lakers) a ’what if things go south’ article isn’t needed. Things went sideways and south and apparently the relationship is beyond repair. At this point, if all the reports are true and Kawhi is allowing his group to force a trade, if Kawhi’s group is able...

Lakers Nation

2018 NBA Draft: USC’s De’Anthony Melton Among Prospects Participating In Lakers Pre-Draft Workout

The Lakers are taking a look at a new crop of players with the draft less than a week away...

ClutchPoints

Lakers promised Kevin Huerter with No. 25 pick

The Los Angeles Lakers could be en route to getting another gem through the draft, now potentially promised to nab Maryland Terrapins guard/forward Kevin Huerter off the board with the No. 25 overall pick, according to Jeremy Woo of Sports Illustrated. The Lakers had been previously linked to Mitchell Robinson, but it seems like there […] The post Lakers promised Kevin Huerter with No. 25 pick appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lake Show Life

Lakers Rumors: Alex Caruso’s two-way contract lasts through next season

Contrary to what was originally thought, Alex Caruso’s contract has him aboard for two years. Recent Los Angeles Lakers rumors have revolved around the 2018 NBA Draft and free agent plans. However, the most recent Lakers rumors involve point guard, Alex Caruso. Caruso played a surprisingly prominent role for the team in 2017-2018. A good […] Lakers Rumors: Alex Caruso’s two-way contract lasts through next season - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

OC Register

Lakers take a good, long look at former USC guard De’Anthony Melton in pre-draft workout

Former Trojans standout, who sat out all of last season in the wake of an FBI investigation at the school, hopes his hometown NBA team selects him in the draft next Thursday.

SFGate

LiAngelo Ball works out for Warriors

LiAngelo Ball worked out for the Warriors on Friday — and, no, his dad was nowhere to be found. Ball and five-other draft eligible prospects went through a workout of approximately two hours at Golden State’s practice facility in downtown Oakland. The NBA Draft will be held next Thursday. Ball — younger brother of Lakers guard Lonzo Ball, older brother of LaMelo Ball and son of outspoken LaVar Ball — insisted his time in the Lithuanian Basketball League prepared him well for the NBA. Ball, age 19 and a 6-foot-5 guard, left UCLA after he was suspended...

Pounding The Rock

What to make of Kawhi Leonard’s reported trade request

Leonard reportedly wants out, but has not talked to the Spurs about it yet. The Kawhi saga is picking up steam as the draft approaches. After mostly positive reports in recent days, it now appears Leonard wants to be traded, according to multiple reports. “There’s a feeling of betrayal that, at this juncture, appears irreparable,” league sources told ESPN’s Chris Haynes. The Lakers appear to be his preferred destination, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Kawhi deciding to ask for a trade was always a possibility, so this is not exactly shocking news. Yet it’s important to note...

Lakers Podcast: Isaiah Thomas’ Fit; Is Julius Randle In L.A. To Stay?

The Los Angeles Lakers made a major move at the NBA trade deadline, sending out Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye and a first-round pick in the 2018 Draft. Thomas already made his

Lakers Podcast: Talking Lonzo Ball's Shot With NBA Shooting Coach David Nurse

The Los Angeles Lakers were thrilled when they were able to select UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball with the second overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. Ball could push the pace and find teammates in stride for easy baskets while also spreading his selfless b

How Lonzo Ball Is Already Showing Signs Of Leadership

Los Angeles Lakers No. 2 draft pick Lonzo Ball said it was his fault they lost against the Utah Jazz, but Luke Walton said it was not his fault, but it does show signs of a leader. Walton says the best thing about Lonzo is how genuinely honest he is. Jord