Tag: LA LAKERS

Here Is How The NBA’s First Play-In Tournament Will Work

The NBA’s inaugural play-in tournament will start on Tuesday night as the Eastern Conference takes center stage as the Celtics, Wizards, Pacers, and Hornets will do battle for the final two playoff spots. The West will follow on Wednesday with the Lakers, Warriors, Grizzlies, and Spurs in action, and by the end of the week, […]

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Jeanie Buss Discussed How Close Kobe Came To Joining The Clippers In 2004

Kobe Bryant completed a 20-year career with a single team, appearing in more than 1,500 games for the Los Angeles Lakers between the regular season and the playoffs. In that two-decade run, he amassed five NBA championships, 18 NBA All-Star appearances and a laundry list of accolades, and Bryant’s connection with the Lakers organization and […]

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Kyrie Irving And Dennis Schröder Kept Jawing With One Another And Got Ejected

Despite the fact that there were a number of high-profile injury absences for both teams, the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets went head-to-head on ABC on Saturday night. Anthony Davis and LeBron James were sidelined for L.A., while James Harden didn’t take the floor for Brooklyn. And in the third quarter of action, a […]

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Victor Oladipo Exited Thursday’s Heat-Lakers Game With An Apparent Knee Issue

Former All-Star guard Victor Oladipo has struggled since joining the Miami Heat, shooting just 31 percent from the floor in three appearances following a pre-deadline deal with the Houston Rockets. However, the 28-year-old enjoyed his best performance in a Heat uniform on Thursday evening, scoring 18 points on 5-of-8 shooting and grabbing three steals in […]

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OG Anunoby And Montrezl Harrell Got Ejected After Anunoby Picked Up Dennis Schröder And Dropped Him

The Los Angeles Lakers and Toronto Raptors matched up on Tuesday evening in Tampa, with the Lakers still short-handed and the Raptors attempting to build off the recent success of back-to-back wins. In the early going, the Lakers were in control to the tune of a 34-20 lead and, late in the first quarter, Dennis […]

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Andre Drummond Will Reportedly Join The Lakers After A Buyout In Cleveland

For the final month-plus of his tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers, veteran center Andre Drummond wasn’t taking the floor with his teammates. In mid-February, reports emerged that Drummond would not be with the team as Cleveland attempted to find a trade partner for the productive big man, but Drummond’s $28.8 million ultimately proved onerous and […]

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Doc Rivers Called Montrezl Harrell And Dwight Howard ‘Clowns’ After Their Shoving Match Got Dwight Tossed

In a battle of shorthanded teams broadcast on national television, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers matched up on Thursday evening. The 76ers were without Joel Embiid and the recently traded Tony Bradley, the Lakers were without both LeBron James and Anthony Davis, but the two teams were competitive in the early going, […]

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Solomon Hill Responded After Multiple Lakers Accused Him Of Not Making A Basketball Play When LeBron Got Hurt

The Los Angeles Lakers won’t have LeBron James for a while, as the team’s do-everything forward is out indefinitely due to a high ankle sprain he suffered on Saturday afternoon against the Atlanta Hawks. While chasing after a loose ball, Hawks forward Solomon Hill landed on James’ leg, and the reigning NBA Finals MVP went […]

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LeBron Joked He Won’t Be Tampering With His All-Star Draft This Year

The NBA All-Star Draft was held on Wednesday (airing on Thursday night), as LeBron James and Kevin Durant, the leading vote-getters in the West and East respectively, selected their rosters for the upcoming All-Star Game on Sunday. Durant won’t be playing in the game himself, as he works to rehab a lingering hamstring injury, so […]

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Devin Booker Got Ejected Against The Lakers After Two Of The Softest Technical Fouls You’ll See

Tuesday night’s late game on TNT was supposed to be a battle between two of the best teams in the Western Conference, as the ascendent Phoenix Suns traveled to Los Angeles to take on the defending champion Lakers. But fortunately for all zero people who tune into basketball games to watch the referees, Devin Booker […]

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