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Anthony Davis spotted hanging out with LeBron James

Amidst the All-Star Weekend festivities, a photo of disgruntled New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis having dinner with LeBron James has been making its rounds on social media. Having failed to acquire Davis via trade prior to the recently concluded deadline, the Los Angeles Lakers remain one of the front-runners to land the All-Star big […] The post Anthony Davis spotted hanging out with LeBron James appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Kyle Kuzma named Rising Stars Challenge MVP

Quick, someone send the New Orleans Pelicans film of the Rising Stars Challenge. Maybe it will be what finally prompts the team to trade Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers come summer? Kyle Kuzma, included in the trade package offered by Los Angeles to New Orleans before the trade deadline, was named MVP of […] The post Kyle Kuzma named Rising Stars Challenge MVP appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Kyle Kuzma is sick of talking about Lakers trade rumors

While the Los Angeles Lakers were aggressively pursuing a deal for New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis prior to the Feb. 7 trade deadline, forward Kyle Kuzma naturally found himself at the center of trade talks. A report surfaced that Los Angeles made a godfather offer to the Pelicans for Davis that includes Kuzma, Brandon […] The post Kyle Kuzma is sick of talking about Lakers trade rumors appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers lose out on Markieff Morris to Oklahoma City Thunder

The Los Angeles Lakers look like they missed out on another buyout candidate, as Markieff Morris will reportedly sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Los Angeles Lakers made a trade many people questioned prior to the NBA Trade Deadline. They sent Ivica Zubac and Michael Beasley across the hallway to the Los Angeles Clippers […] Los Angeles Lakers lose out on Markieff Morris to Oklahoma City Thunder - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Making sense of the Lakers trading Ivica Zubac to the Clippers

The Los Angeles Lakers took the NBA world by surprise at this year’s trade deadline when they dealt Michael Beasley and promising young center Ivica Zubac to the crosstown rival Clippers in exchange for Mike Muscala. Zubac, a 21-year-old taken with the 32nd pick of the 2016 NBA Draft, was a relative unknown to begin […] The post Making sense of the Lakers trading Ivica Zubac to the Clippers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lakers Nation

Anthony Davis Trade Rumors: Pelicans Wanted To ‘Expose’ Lakers In Negotiations

As the NBA Trade Deadline came closer, it became less and less likely that the Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans Pelicans would complete a deal for superstar...

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Rob Pelinka Highlights Importance Of Adding Stretch Five With Trade For Mike Muscala

While an Anthony Davis deal never came to fruition, the Los Angeles Lakers remained active prior to the NBA Trade Deadline, acquiring Mike Muscala from the...

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Rumor: JaVale McGee’s unhappiness with playing time led to Lakers’ Ivica Zubac trade

Los Angeles Lakers veteran center JaVale McGee was reportedly getting upset about his lack of playing time, and that’s one of the reasons why the franchise traded talented young big man Ivica Zubac to the Los Angeles Clippers at the trade deadline, according to Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times. The Lakers traded Zubac and small […] The post Rumor: JaVale McGee’s unhappiness with playing time led to Lakers’ Ivica Zubac trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lonzo Ball loses to T-Pain in rap battle on ‘Drop the Mic’

Los Angeles Lakes guard Lonzo Ball took yet another L, but this didn’t come from the Philadelphia 76ers or the Atlanta Hawks, but rather on the freestyle floor, losing a rap battle to T-Pain in the popular TNT show Drop The Mic. The Lakers point guard escaped the trade deadline without finding himself in The Big […] The post Lonzo Ball loses to T-Pain in rap battle on ‘Drop the Mic’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Clippers’ Lou Williams vetted Ivica Zubac to Doc Rivers

The L.A. Clippers made a splash at the trade deadline with the acquisition of center Ivica Zubac from the Los Angeles Lakers. It appears guard Lou Williams may have had a hand in the deal. Williams had heard about the reported interest in Zubac. According to Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints, he highly recommended the young […] The post Clippers’ Lou Williams vetted Ivica Zubac to Doc Rivers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lakers Nation

Lakers Podcast: Will L.A. Make The Playoffs?, Buyout Market Additions, And Trade Deadline Fallout

Heading into the season the Los Angeles Lakers were considered to be a near-lock to make the playoffs, but as of this writing, they currently sit two spots out of the...

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NBA Free Agency Rumors: Enes Kanter Signs With Blazers Over Lakers After Being Bought Out By Knicks

Shortly after the 2018-19 NBA trade deadline passed, the New York Knicks waived Enes Kanter prior to the March 1 deadline...

Lake Show Life

Lakers Rumors: Luke Walton’s head coaching job is safe

Los Angeles Lakers rumors put any uncertainty surrounding Luke Walton to rest, as it is being reported he isn’t going anywhere. There have been plenty of Los Angeles Lakers rumors recently, plenty of which have revolved around the team’s roster. Los Angeles made two trades prior to the NBA Trade Deadline, opening up a roster […] Lakers Rumors: Luke Walton’s head coaching job is safe - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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NBA Rumors: Lakers, Rockets & Raptors Interested In Markieff Morris, Who Was Cleared To Play

One of the few moves the Los Angeles Lakers ended up making on the day of the trade deadline coincided with freeing up roster spot. Originally, guys like Wesley...

Lake Show Life

Lakers rumors: Team being investigated for tampering (Again)

According to recent Los Angeles Lakers rumors, the organization is once again in hot water for potential tampering. Los Angeles Lakers rumors have kept coming even with the trade deadline being behind us. However, the latest Lakers rumors are not about the roster changing. Instead, they are about the team once again being investigated. After […] Lakers rumors: Team being investigated for tampering (Again) - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Rumors: Celtics’ Jayson Tatum warm to the idea of being the face of New Orleans in Anthony Davis trade

The Boston Celtics are preparing for a busy summer after this season, as they are expected to negotiate with the New Orleans Pelicans about a trade for Anthony Davis. The Pels refused to move AD before last week’s trade deadline, despite a massive offer from the Los Angeles Lakers. The Pelicans would reportedly ask the […] The post Rumors: Celtics’ Jayson Tatum warm to the idea of being the face of New Orleans in Anthony Davis trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.

The Dream Shake

Report: Rockets 1 of 3 teams interested in free agent Markieff Morris

Houston is looking to add the veteran forward to its lineup. The Houston Rockets are reportedly looking to pick up forward Markieff Morris from the free agent market. According to a report by Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, and Toronto Raptors, are interested in signing Morris. Morris was traded from the Washington Wizards to the New Orleans Pelicans the day of the NBA trade deadline, and was cut the day after. Before that, the 29-year-old forward was sidelined with a neck injury, transient cervical neurapraxia, since Dec. 26 after playing 34 games this...

Kyle Kuzma and the Lakers are over talking about the trade deadline l NBA Sound

Kyle Kuzma breaks down his outstanding performance in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 143-120 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, the team’s defensive struggles and the impact of the trade deadline. Kuzma also discusses Lakers preisdent of basketball operations Magic

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5 bold predictions for the rest of the Los Angeles Lakers’ season

Days after the trade deadline passed, the Los Angeles Lakers look basically the same as when they started the 2018-19 season with a few minor changes. Gone are Michael Beasley, Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, and Ivica Zubac after the Lakers shipped them off to their new teams at the last minute. The deadline may have passed, but […] The post 5 bold predictions for the rest of the Los Angeles Lakers’ season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers: How have Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma developed this season

The Los Angeles Lakers young core has gone through the wringer recently. But, with the NBA Trade Deadline now past, we take a look at the development Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma have shown this season. The trade deadline’s passed and the Los Angeles Lakers made only two small moves. However, a bigger […] Los Angeles Lakers: How have Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma developed this season - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Markieff Morris, Carmelo Anthony & More Lakers Buyout Options For Final Roster Spot

Despite not acquiring Anthony Davis, the Los Angeles Lakers were busy at the trade deadline, completing two deals that they believe will address their need for...

Lake Show Life

Lakers Rumors: Ben Simmons wants to sit down, learn from Magic Johnson

Recent Los Angeles Lakers rumors will raise some eyebrows, as Ben Simmons is hoping to meet with Magic Johnson this offseason. Los Angeles Lakers rumors have dominated headlines for the past two weeks. Their pursuit of Anthony Davis led to a lot of rumors, but with the trade deadline now past us, those Lakers rumors […] Lakers Rumors: Ben Simmons wants to sit down, learn from Magic Johnson - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Reggie Bullock ‘Glad’ He Was Thrown Into Fire By Starting Against 76ers In Lakers Debut

As a trade for Anthony Davis by the deadline was steadily growing increasingly unlikely, the Los Angeles Lakers pivoted and acquired Reggie Bullock from the Detroit...

Los Angeles Times

Five takeaways from the Lakers' 143-120 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers were among the teams in the Eastern Conference who padded their roster at the trade deadline in preparation for a playoff run. The Lakers experienced their depth firsthand on Sunday afternoon. Here are five takeaways from Sunday’s 143-120 loss to the 76ers. 1. Center Joel...

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Lakers’ LeBron James knew the Sixers were ‘going to be very good’ way back before Philadelphia made moves

With four all-star caliber players in their line-up, the Philadelphia 76ers are now considered one of the top teams in the league. But for Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, he knew that Ben Simmons and the Sixers would be very good before they made the trade deadline moves. After their 143-120 loss to the […] The post Lakers’ LeBron James knew the Sixers were ‘going to be very good’ way back before Philadelphia made moves appeared first on ClutchPoints.

NetsDaily

Brian Windhorst on superstars who want New York: Why not the Nets?

In a podcast that took on a number of issues related to the recent trade deadline —the Lakers attempt to get Anthony Davis, the Knicks trade of Kristaps Porzingis, three of ESPN’s top basketball writers discussed how the Nets, rather than the Knicks, might be the better option for top free agents like Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discussed Windhorst’s contention that Brooklyn has at least as much going to them as the Knicks, which he dismissed as a “one messed up organization” and whose vaunted history is “crap.” It also...

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers: Magic Johnson discusses trade deadline talks

Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations, Magic Johnson, does not believe negotiations were held in good faith leading up to the trade deadline. The Los Angeles Lakers have been the talk of the NBA for a few weeks now. A major reason for that was their very public trade talks leading up to the […] Los Angeles Lakers: Magic Johnson discusses trade deadline talks - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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The pros and cons of the Lakers signing Carmelo Anthony

The drama that unfolded with the Los Angeles Lakers during trade deadline week was nothing short of unnerving. When the smoke cleared, Anthony Davis remained in a New Orleans Pelicans uniform, but the Lakers still had to do something. Los Angeles made several smaller trades, acquiring Reggie Bullock from the Detroit Pistons and then dealing […] The post The pros and cons of the Lakers signing Carmelo Anthony appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Liberty Ballers

Sixers vs. Lakers: Game Recap

Winning games is fun! In their second game after the trade deadline, the Sixers kept rolling. This time it was the almighty LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers in their way, but when you have a core four that doesn't matter. Playing his first game in Philadelphia since spurning the Sixers in the offseason to sign in LA, the fans made sure LeBron heard every one of those boos raining down in the Wells Fargo Center. It wasn’t LeBron giving the Sixers fits early on in the game though, it was the guy he tried so desperately to move to New Orleans, Kyle Kuzma. An early 23 points for the...

LaVar Ball's mouth is going get Lonzo traded from the Lakers | Stephen A. Smith Show

Stephen A. Smith says Lonzo Ball’s playing time will continue to diminish he is traded in the offseason after LaVar Ball called out Magic Johnson before the NBA trade deadline. ✔

Lakers Discussion: Lakers Beat the Celtics, Rondo Hits Game Winner, Trade Deadline Talk

Los Angeles Lakers Beat the Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo Hits a Game Winner, and What to do since the trade deadline has passed. Join our post game live after every game: Facebook.com/LakersNation #Lakers #Celtics #LakersNation