Lakers

Beasley ‘100 percent didn’t think’ James would sign with Lakers

After spending one season with the New York Knicks, Michael Beasley signed a one-year, $3.5 million free-agent deal with the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, reuniting him with LeBron James. Beasley and James were teammates during the 2013-14 season with the Miami Heat. The former No. 2 overall pick says he’s at a different point in his career […]


Poll: Where will LeBron, Lakers finish in West?

LeBron James. Rajon Rondo. Michael Beasley. Lance Stephenson. And you can even throw in JaVale McGee. Those are the veterans the Lakers have added to an otherwise young core. Of course, no one would care about the other additions, or be wondering how good the Lakers could be, if it weren’t for LeBron. As we’ve […]


Rondo ‘ready to help develop Lonzo as much as possible’

Rajon Rondo says he’s not really concerned with who is going to start at point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers this season and is more focused on helping the team win as many games as possible. Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka said in July that outside of LeBron James, the team’s starting lineup will be an open […]


Draymond on LeBron, Lakers: ‘We don’t worry about nobody’

Draymond Green has never been a shrinking violet in terms of expressing his emotions, thoughts or opinions. So when Marc J. Spears of ESPN’s The Undefeated asked the outspoken Golden State Warriors forward if he is worried about the Los Angeles Lakers signing LeBron James, Green didn’t hold back. “Teams worry about us. We don’t […]


Cavaliers to host LeBron, Lakers in November

LeBron James’ return to Cleveland as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers is scheduled for Nov. 21, according to a report from Dave McMenamin of ESPN. That would be just a little more than a month into a season that will be full of buzz for James and the Lakers — with James moving […]


Report: LeBron, Lakers open season at Blazers

The NBA has yet to release its 2018-19 schedule, but already the LeBron James schedule leaks are coming your way. First came the news that James and the Los Angeles Lakers will visit the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors as part of the Christmas Day schedule. Now, it appears we know where James and LA […]


Deng wants to play, seeks answers from Lakers

Veteran forward Luol Deng only played in one game in the 2017-18 season with the Los Angeles Lakers, as the franchise prioritized developing their younger players in what was a rebuilding year. Deng, who signed a four-year, $72 million free agent deal with the Lakers in 2016, is unsure about his future with Los Angeles and […]


Former Laker Frye: Walton will have tough decisions to make

With the dust finally settling and reality setting in, much has been made of how Luke Walton and his assistants will handle the 2018-19 season for the Los Angeles Lakers. Signing LeBron James, Lance Stephenson, Rajon Rondo, JaVale McGee and Michael Beasley is all well and good. However, how will that impact the development of […]


LeBron: It was tough to leave Cavs again; also considered Sixers, Rockets

LeBron James realizes it sounds strange, “weird,” to use his word, but he likes the sound of “Lakers forward LeBron James.” Seated with Rachel Nichols of ESPN during the opening of his foundation’s I Promise School in Akron and in his first interview since he decided to leave Cleveland in his wake for a second […]


James on joining Lakers: ‘I’m happy to be a part of the culture’

LeBron James made his first public comments Sunday about joining the Los Angeles Lakers, one of the most storied franchises in the NBA. On his Uninterrupted platform, James talked about how excited he is for this next chapter in his basketball career and mentioned he’s ready to bring the Lakers franchise back to prominence. “You look […]


Players, coaches, execs react to James signing with Lakers

Many have questioned LeBron James’ move to the Los Angeles Lakers after the superstar signed a four-year free agent deal with them. The roster is nowhere near ready to compete for a championship in the rugged Western Conference and the Lakers might even struggle to make the playoffs, considering James is surrounded by a lot […]


Former Cavs assistant now Nurse’s Handy man with Raptors

New Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse has added a former Cleveland Cavaliers assistant to his staff. Phil Handy, who was not brought back by the Cavs after last season, is joining Sergio Scariolo, Nate Bjorkgren and Adrian Griffin as assistants on Nurse’s staff with the Raptors. He was a player development coach in Cleveland and […]


Former Cavs teammates Love and James reunited

Kevin Love and LeBron James were teammates again, at least for a day, Thursday. For a workout in Las Vegas, that is. Love, who signed a four-year, $120 million extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, and James, who defected from the Cavs for the second time in his career to join the Los Angeles […]


James regrets naming oldest son after him

For a man who appears to have everything, LeBron James also has something in common with the rest of us. Regret. The former Cleveland Cavalier and Miami Heat and current Los Angeles Laker said on a promo for his HBO show, “The Shop,” he regrets naming his oldest son after him. “I still regret giving […]