8:48 AM EDT, Wed June 19, 2019
Pounding The Rock 1 hour ago
Open Thread: For the Los Angeles Lakers, the third time is the charm

Open Thread: For the Los Angeles Lakers, the third time is the charm

After losing out on some key free agents, Anthony Davis is heading to Hollywood On July 1, 2018, LeBron James left his hometown team Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time in his career and headed out to Los Angeles to join the Lakers, one of the most celebrated teams in NBA history. As is the custom with a LeBron signing, a bevy of mid-level ring chasers followed in the hopes of being in the bottle that captures the lightning. But what King James needed more than a strong supporting bench was a starting crew that could begin to take over. A second All-Star was needed to make the Lakers...
Los Angeles Times 10 hours ago

Anthony Davis trade is Lakers succeeding on brand appeal

Magic Johnson didn’t make many right calls as the Lakers’ president of basketball operations, so it’s little wonder he credited the wrong people for the Anthony Davis trade. General manager Rob Pelinka didn’t make the trade happen. Co-owner Jeanie Buss didn’t either. Rich Paul did. The agent strong-armed...
ClutchPoints 10 hours ago
Pelicans’ Josh Hart tweets out Russell Westbrook gif after Lakers rumor

Pelicans’ Josh Hart tweets out Russell Westbrook gif after Lakers rumor

New Orleans Pelicans guard Josh Hart appears to have an ax to grind with the Los Angeles Lakers. Hart seemed to have reacted on the latest update on the Lakers, who are currently retooling their roster. Hart posted a Russell Westbrook gif, which is being speculated as his reaction to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski […] The post Pelicans’ Josh Hart tweets out Russell Westbrook gif after Lakers rumor appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 10 hours ago
Pacers, Lakers viewed as potential destinations for Al Horford

Pacers, Lakers viewed as potential destinations for Al Horford

As Al Horford prepares for life after the Boston Celtics, there are quite a few teams who could show interest in signing the veteran big man. Jackie MacMullan decided to chime in with her thoughts on the topic, mentioning the Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Lakers are two potential destinations for Horford in NBA free […] The post Pacers, Lakers viewed as potential destinations for Al Horford appeared first on ClutchPoints.
OC Register 10 hours ago
Report: Lakers exploring options to create third max contract slot

Report: Lakers exploring options to create third max contract slot

The Lakers are looking for a third team in their pending Anthony Davis trade to take on more of their contracts, though they'd still need Davis to waive his $4.1 million trade kicker to create a $32.7 million max slot.