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J.R. Smith Is Bringing Showtime Lakers To Orlando With Social Media Viralness
July 21, 2020
On the first night of the Los Angeles Lakers’ arrival to the NBA bubble in Orlando, FL, newly signed J.R. Smith took to Instagram Live to give his followers a behind-the-scenes look into what players were experiencing. He lightheartedly criticized everything from his view of the parking lot to the size of the blanket the NBA provided pointing out that it was too small for most NBA players who are well above average height. He questioned how players were expected to stay healthy with the bags of candy that were placed as snacks in each players’ room. He went on to show his teammates in the hallway simultaneously grabbing their first meal and ran through the dinner menu. Before long, Smith shared with his captive audience that he was instructed to shut it down.  ... read more »
Lakers Inspired By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Address To Continue Fight For Social Justice Reform
July 1, 2020
On a Zoom call with reporters on Wednesday, Lakers' point guard Alex Caruso, revealed his stance on civil unrest as the sole White player on the team's roster. The third-year player was inspired by the learnings from a racial injustice and inequality forum hosted by Lakers' legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the organizations' players and staff in the aftermath of George Floyd's death.  ... read more »
Lakers Prepare For NBA Restart in Orlando: ‘Hopeful’ For Dwight Howard To Join The Team
July 1, 2020
The Lakers general manager and president of basketball operations Rob Pelinka joined a conference call on Tuesday with reporters to discuss the team's plan as they look ahead to the NBA resuming in Orlando on July 30. He explained that the Lakers would replace Avery Bradley who opted out of joining the team for personal reasons.  ... read more »
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When Kobe Died, A Piece of All of Us Died: Los Angeles Remembers Kobe and Gianna Bryant with a Public Celebration of Life Service
February 27, 2020
A crowd of 20,000 people rose to their feet and cheered as Vanessa Bryant and the Bryant family emerged out of the Staples Center tunnel towards the rose-adorned stage positioned near center court for Kobe and Gianna Bryant’s public memorial service on Monday morning. ... read more »
Lakers Welcome The Pistons To A Block Party in 106-99 Win
January 7, 2020
The most staggering statistic of the Lakers’ Sunday night victory over the Pistons was that 40.8 percent of the Pistons’ missed shots came from blocks by the Lakers.  “We were just protecting the paint,” said Lakers’ forward Anthony Davis, who led the way with 24 points, 11 rebounds and eight blocks. “Last game [against New Orleans], we gave up 60-something points in the paint. It's something we don't like doing, and we tried to make an emphasis tonight on protecting the paint.”  ... read more »
Lakers Cruise to 10th Straight Win vs. Wizards 
November 29, 2019
The Lakers returned to STAPLES Center after a four-game road trip to top the Washington Wizards 125-103 behind Anthony Davis’ 26-point performance on Friday night.  ... read more »
Lakers Kick-Off the “Season of Giving” with Thanksgiving Feast for Los Angeles Youth
November 27, 2019
The Los Angeles Lakers celebrated the 13th annual “Season of Giving” Thanksgiving Dinner presented by East West Bank at the Frank Hotchkins Memorial Center in Los Angeles on Saturday. ... read more »
Lakers’ Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard Lead Team to Win Over Hornets
October 29, 2019
The Los Angeles Lakers topped the Charlotte Hornets 120-101 in front of an animated STAPLES Center crowd on Sunday. The win came behind season-high performances in points and rebounds by both Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard.  ... read more »
The Lo Down on Lakers’ Media Day
October 3, 2019
The reinvented Los Angeles Lakers held Media Day at the UCLA Health Training Facility on Friday with the return of some familiar faces and a plethora of new ones. Two of the most recognizable faces were LeBron James, who returned for his second season in the purple and gold, and Anthony Davis, who was acquired in a blockbuster summer trade that sent the former Lakers’ young core to New Orleans.  ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (7/5-711/18)
July 5, 2018
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond! ... read more / view gallery »
Lakers Stung by Charlotte Hornets
January 6, 2018
The Lakers were out of rhythm for their eighth game, losing 108-94 to the Charlotte Hornets on Friday. ... read more »
Lakers Clinch Back-to-Back Wins on the Road
December 11, 2017
On Saturday, L.A. secured a 110-99 win against the Charlotte Hornets. The Lakers bench excelled in the matchup, scoring a collective 53 points. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (9/28-10/4/17)
September 28, 2017
Notes, quotes, and things picked on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
8-time All-Star Dwight Howard: I have a lot left in the tank  
June 29, 2017
At 31 and entering his 14th NBA season, eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard says his best basketball is ahead of him. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (10/28- 11/3/16)
October 28, 2016
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
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