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Los Angeles Lakers: Where does this team rank in the post-free agency power rankings?

Following an action-packed free agency period with league-altering transactions, we’ll rank the new-look Los Angeles Lakers squad among all 30 teams. The Los Angeles Lakers and NBA free agency dominated early summer headlines with big names moving to new destinations. Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Russell Westbrook, Jimmy Butler, Paul George and Anthony Davis—all […] Los Angeles Lakers: Where does this team rank in the post-free agency power rankings? - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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‘ESPN’ Insider Reveals ‘Complaints’ He Heard From Lakers And Raptors After Kawhi Leonard Signed With Clippers

After helping the Toronto Raptors win their first NBA championship title and being named as the Finals MVP, Kawhi Leonard became one of the most coveted superstars in the 2019 NBA free agency. Though he didn’t rule out re-signing with the Raptors, Leonard also decided to give his two hometown teams – the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers – the opportunity to make their free agency pitch. After days of thinking and analyzing where he should play next, Leonard ended up signing a three-year, $103 million contract with the Clippers, who also acquired Paul George in a...

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Lakers’ Danny Green excited for potential rivalry with Kawhi Leonard, Clippers

For the first time in his career, Danny Green will be playing against his long-time teammate Kawhi Leonard. Green was one of the players who waited for Leonard’s free agency decision, and when it was made official that the reigning Finals MVP was joining the Los Angeles Clippers, the veteran forward then announced that he […] The post Lakers’ Danny Green excited for potential rivalry with Kawhi Leonard, Clippers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers Free Agency News: Jared Dudley Would Have Re-Signed With Nets If Clippers Offered Him Deal

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka was very clear in what he was targeting in filling out the roster around...

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Los Angeles Lakers Rumors: Troy Daniels was pursued by Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors

Recent Los Angeles Lakers rumors involve Troy Daniels, who was also pursued by the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder before picking the Lakers. With NBA Free Agency mostly behind us, Los Angeles Lakers rumors have really slowed down. Instead of discussing which players may be on the roster, attention is now being turned […] Los Angeles Lakers Rumors: Troy Daniels was pursued by Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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NBA Rumors: Lakers Superstar Anthony Davis Reveals Qualities Of ‘Ideal Teammates’ He Needs To Win Championship

The Los Angeles Lakers may have failed to acquire their superstar in the 2019 NBA free agency, but they still managed to surround Anthony Davis and LeBron James with quality players that can help them win the NBA championship title in the 2019-20 NBA season. After failing to acquire Kawhi Leonard, the Lakers used their salary cap space to sign DeMarcus Cousins, Danny Green, Quinn Cook, Jared Dudley, Troy Daniels, and Avery Bradley. The Lakers also decided to bring back some of their own free agents like JaVale McGee, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Rajon Rondo, and Alex Caruso.Click here to...

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Lakers News: Quinn Cook Addresses Idea Of LeBron James Playing Point Guard

One of the more under the radar signings the Los Angeles Lakers made in free agency was the addition of Quinn Cook...

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Los Angeles Lakers: Danny Green details free agency process

Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Danny Green discussed his free agency process this summer as he waited to see where Kawhi Leonard landed. The Los Angeles Lakers had grand plans heading into 2019 free agency. After trading for Anthony Davis, they had grand dreams of signing a max-free agent to give the organization the newest […] Los Angeles Lakers: Danny Green details free agency process - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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3 late free agency targets the Lakers should consider

Rob Pelinka and the Los Angeles Lakers have had an incredibly busy offseason. It all started early with the trade to acquire superstar power forward Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans. Due to the high price of acquiring Davis, the Lakers lost most of their depth and had to make a plethora of other […] The post 3 late free agency targets the Lakers should consider appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers News: DeMarcus Cousins Ready To Prove Himself, Not Concerned About Potential Role

Out of all of the signings made by the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency, the one that holds the highest potential payoff...

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Los Angeles Lakers: How should Frank Vogel set up the rotation?

Which players should start games for the Lakers, who should be in the second unit, and who ought to be relegated to spot duty? Kawhi Leonard held the Lakers captive for the first five days of free agency, but after he made his decision to sign with the Clippers, Rob Pelinka moved fast to fill […] Los Angeles Lakers: How should Frank Vogel set up the rotation? - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Lakers Free Agency News: Danny Green Details Waiting On Kawhi Leonard’s Decision To Clippers

Just minutes after it was reported that Kawhi Leonard would be signing with the Los Angeles Clippers, Danny Green put...

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NBA Rumors: Anthony Davis Refuses To Talk About 2020 Free Agency, ‘I’m Just Focused On This Season’

When the 2018-19 NBA season officially came to an end, All-Star center Anthony Davis became one of the most coveted superstars on the trade market. When the New Orleans Pelicans start listening to offers for Davis, several NBA teams have immediately expressed interest in adding “The Brow” to their roster. After the Boston Celtics backed out with the trade negotiation, the Pelicans decided to trade Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, and three future first-round picks. The successful acquisition of Anthony Davis is undeniably a...

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Los Angeles Lakers Rumors: J.R. Smith unlikely to land with team

Recent Los Angeles Lakers rumors involve J.R. Smith, who is reportedly unlikely to join the purple and gold. Despite free agency winding down, there have been plenty of Los Angeles Lakers rumors to still sift through. Los Angeles has an open roster spot remaining and there have been a number of players rumored that could […] Los Angeles Lakers Rumors: J.R. Smith unlikely to land with team - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Kawhi might have killed a Lakers dynasty by not joining LeBron and AD - Rob Perez | The Jump

Rob Perez aka @WorldWideWob joins Rachel Nichols, Brian Windhorst and Amin Elhassan to talk Twitter during a frenzied 2019 NBA free agency, takeaways from 2019 NBA Summer League and what it means for New York Knicks top pick RJ Barrett, and list off the b

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NBA Free Agency Rumors: Lakers ‘Unlikely’ Destination For JR Smith After Being Waived By Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived J.R. Smith after failing to find a trade partner for him before the July 15 deadline to guarantee...

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NBA Rumors: Lakers ‘Unlikely Destination’ For J.R. Smith After He Clears Waivers, Per Adrian Wojnarowski

After months of trying to trade shooting guard J.R. Smith, the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly waived the veteran in recent days, thus allowing him to enter free agency and sign with a new team once he clears waivers. But while the Los Angeles Lakers have frequently been mentioned as a potential destination for the former NBA Sixth Man of the Year winner, the latest rumors suggest that it doesn’t seem likely that Smith will get a chance to reunite with his former Cavs teammate LeBron James in the purple and gold.Click here to continue and read more...

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Danny Green Did Not See Kawhi Leonard Signing With Lakers, Shocked About Paul George Trade To Clippers

Kawhi Leonard shocked the NBA in free agency when he decided to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers over returning...

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Lakers’ Anthony Davis was unsure how to approach Kawhi Leonard during free agency

Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis was never quite sure how to approach the one player who could have completed a masterful trio with his new team — Kawhi Leonard. The Finals MVP kept the remaining free agents on hold for nearly six days after free agency began, as the decision was revealed only hours […] The post Lakers’ Anthony Davis was unsure how to approach Kawhi Leonard during free agency appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers GM Rob Pelinka called Anthony Davis every ’30 to 45 minutes’ for confirmation on free agents

The Los Angeles Lakers know they have a season-long job to do to convince Anthony Davis to stay during free agency, and general manager Rob Pelinka started quite early, checking in with Davis and LeBron James for confirmation on free-agent signings. Davis told ESPN’s Rachel Nichols the communication between him and the general manager was […] The post Lakers GM Rob Pelinka called Anthony Davis every ’30 to 45 minutes’ for confirmation on free agents appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers News: Rob Pelinka Loves Current Roster Versatility, Potential Cap Space Flexibility In 2021 NBA Free Agency

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka has had an extremely busy offseason as he pulled off one of the biggest...

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Los Angeles Lakers: Anthony Davis wisely believes Lakers can beat anyone

At his introductory press conference with the Los Angeles Lakers, Anthony Davis spoke about the team being able to compete with anyone. Just prior to the start of free agency and the NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers made the first big splash of the offseason, by acquiring Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans. […] Los Angeles Lakers: Anthony Davis wisely believes Lakers can beat anyone - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Anthony Davis only committing to Lakers through this year is worrisome - Brian Windhorst | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Brian Windhorst and Amin Elhassan react to Anthony Davis' comments in his interview with Nichols in which he did not commit to the Los Angeles Lakers beyond this season, with 2020 NBA free agency looming for the Klutch Sports/Rich Paul cli

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Los Angeles Lakers: Impact of Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant going to Brooklyn

Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant are teaming up in Brooklyn. How does this impact the Los Angeles Lakers and their quest for an NBA Championship? Within hours of free agency, the Los Angeles Lakers and the rest of the NBA world found out that two superstars were leaving their respective teams to join one another. […] Los Angeles Lakers: Impact of Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant going to Brooklyn - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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NBA Free Agency News: Dwight Howard Open To Signing With Lakers Or Clippers

Long before Anthony Davis was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, they traded for Dwight Howard prior to the 2012-13 NBA...

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Battle for LA Podcast Episode 11 – Clippers, Lakers complete rosters around Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and LeBron James, Anthony Davis

Last week, the final domino in free agency fell when Kawhi Leonard chose the LA Clippers. He also found a way to get Paul George to join him. The move made Los Angeles the official hot spot for sports with Leonard and George on the Clippers as well as LeBron James and Anthony Davis on […] The post Battle for LA Podcast Episode 11 – Clippers, Lakers complete rosters around Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and LeBron James, Anthony Davis appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Los Angeles Lakers: DeMarcus Cousins will be the X-Factor

After signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, DeMarcus Cousins is the X-factor of the team. The Los Angeles Lakers were able to have a very strong offseason, even though they didn’t land their third superstar in free agency. While the Lakers were certainly hoping to sign Kawhi Leonard, they did do a strong job filling […] Los Angeles Lakers: DeMarcus Cousins will be the X-Factor - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Los Angeles Times

Column: Anthony Davis was smart not to make any long-term promises to the Lakers and their fans

With only a season separating him from free agency, he wanted to dispel any misconceptions about his intentions.

Los Angeles Times

Anthony Davis was smart not to make any long-term promises to the Lakers and their fans

With only a season separating him from free agency, he wanted to dispel any misconceptions about his intentions. When the subject of his future came up, he stepped down from his stool with a microphone in hand and pledged his allegiance to new hometown. “If you guys will have me back,” he said,...

Why NBA teams need to stop complaining about players demanding trades | The Jump

Ramona Shelburne, Tim MacMahon and Marc J. Spears discuss NBA commissioner Adam Silver's comments on trade demands, which came to a head during 2019 NBA free agency with Anthony Davis forcing his way onto the Los Angeles Lakers and Paul George to the LA C