Tag: LA LAKERS

Report: The Lakers Have A Sense Dwight Howard ‘Realized He Hit Rock Bottom’

Getty Image The rumored interest that the Los Angeles Lakers had in Dwight Howard turned into something much more on Friday afternoon. Reports indicated that the team was considering him as a potential DeMarcus Cousins replacement came to fruition when the two sides reportedly agreed to a non-guaranteed contract that will bring Howard back to […]

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Dwight Howard Will Reportedly Return To The Lakers After Getting Bought Out By Memphis

Getty Image Dwight Howard is returning to Los Angeles. According to a report by Shams Charania of The Athletic, Howard, who famously forced a trade from the Orlando Magic to the Lakers during the 2012 offseason and spent one tumultuous year in L.A., will don the purple and gold for the second time in his […]

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Steve Kerr Was ‘Devastated’ By DeMarcus Cousins’ ACL Tear And Praised His Time With The Warriors

Getty Image DeMarcus Cousins suffered another devastating injury this week, as tests on Thursday revealed the Lakers center had torn his ACL in his left knee. It’s the third major injury suffered by Cousins in the last two years, starting with the ruptured achilles that derailed his tremendous season in New Orleans in January of […]

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Kyle Kuzma Believes He’s ‘Capable’ Of Being The Lakers Third Star

Getty Image Since entering the league in 2017, Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma has never lacked confidence. During his rookie campaign in Los Angeles, he averaged 13.5 field goal attempts per game, which ranked third among rookies that season. Luckily for Kuzma, that confidence has taken him a long way in his young career. Through two […]

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LeBron James Organized Pre-Camp Workouts For The Lakers In Las Vegas

Getty Image In an accelerated icebreaker exercise, LeBron James has organized pre-season workouts for the entirety of the Lakers roster next month in Las Vegas. With the Lakers adding eight new players to their roster this offseason, including the long-courted Anthony Davis, Danny Green, and DeMarcus Cousins, James likely wants to jumpstart building on an […]

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David Griffin Clarified His ‘Unfounded Fear’ About LeBron’s Waning Desire To Win

Former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager and current New Orleans Pelicans executive David Griffin caused a bit of a firestorm on Thursday when he was the subject of a piece in Sports Illustrated. The story looked back on his time in charge of the Cavs as he’s preparing to take on the next chapter of his […]

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Report: The NBA’s Christmas Day Slate Includes A Clippers-Lakers Showdown And Zion Williamson

Getty Image   The NBA always tries to load up its Christmas Day schedule, and based on multiple media reports, the 2019 edition of the league’s biggest regular season day is no different. Per usual, five games appear to be on the schedule this year, headlined by a battle for supremacy in Los Angeles between […]

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LeBron James Was ‘Shocked’ By How David Griffin Described Him In ‘Sports Illustrated’

Getty Image A new Sports Illustrated story has caused some apparent tension between LeBron James and David Griffin. The pair were at the center of the Cavaliers’ NBA title run in 2016 that brought a championship to Cleveland. But since both left the Cavs, hindsight has made things more clear for Griffin. The GM, who […]

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One Opposing Dad Claims Parents And Players Love LeBron’s AAU Involvement

Getty Image There’s been all sorts of unnecessary and flat-out lame hand-wringing about how LeBron James conducts himself at his son Bronny’s high-profile basketball games. On the one hand, LeBron is first and foremost a dad, and there’s certainly an argument to be made that sports dads can get a little too overbearing when it […]

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Anthony Davis Is Still Afraid Of The Dark From Watching ‘Too Many Crazy Movies’ As A Kid

Getty Image   Anthony Davis has had quite the summer so far. The now-former New Orleans Pelicans superstar got his long-awaited trade to the Los Angeles Lakers, where he will team up with LeBron James and, if all goes right, compete for a championship. While his desire for a ring cost him a chance to […]

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Kawhi Leonard Was ‘Very Close’ To Signing With The Lakers Or Raptors

Getty Image Kawhi Leonard had one of the most important free agencies in recent memory. The current defending champ and Finals MVP was exploring free agency and his camp went radio silent. No leaks. No information. No nothing. The only thing anyone knew was that Leonard was planning on meeting with three teams: the Lakers, […]

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Magic Johnson Talking About His Meeting With Kawhi Leonard May Have Cost The Lakers

Getty Image The focus of the NBA world in 2019-20 will be on Los Angeles, as the Lakers and Clippers boast the two best star tandems in the league — which is a high bar to clear after a summer of stars pairing up. LeBron James being joined by Anthony Davis made the Lakers early […]

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Anthony Davis Would ‘Consider’ Playing In Chicago If He Got The Chance

Pelicans/Instagram Pelicans/Instagram Anthony Davis finally got his wish this summer when he was traded from the Pelicans to join up with LeBron James and the Lakers. Davis now gets to play in a big market, next to its biggest star, with a chance to compete for championships. It’s a pretty sweet gig for him. Of […]

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Report: The Lakers Believe Kawhi Leonard ‘Played’ Them In Free Agency

Getty Image   When they Lakers finally acquired Anthony Davis from the Pelicans, it seemed like all the puzzle pieces were falling into place. They’d cleared enough cap space to potentially add another near-max player, in no small measure thanks to Davis agreeing to forego his $4 million trade kicker. In their minds, the table […]

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The Most Interesting Player On Each Team In The Western Conference

Getty Image The NBA’s offseason has featured players moving around at an unprecedented rate. Whether it’s been stars going from one city to the next or fascinating role players bolstering the roster of a contender, this summer has completely re-shaped major elements of the NBA. The league has been known in recent years for its […]

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