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The Lo Down on the Lakers’ 6-1 Hot Start
November 8, 2019
The moment Los Angeles Lakers’ fans have been patiently waiting for: the Lakers are dominant, healthy with a winning record to start the season. At the beginning of this season, Lakers’ star LeBron James entered his 17th year in the league. Since media day, he emphasized that this team had the potential to reach the ultimate goal, winning a championship.  ... 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 »
Anthony Davis has championship aspirations; officially announced a Laker
July 18, 2019
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka introduced its new prized possession in Anthony Davis as “the most dominant young basketball player in the world,” Saturday at the Lakers training complex in El Segundo. ... read more »
Lakers Re-sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee
July 9, 2019
EL SEGUNDO — The Los Angeles Lakers have re-signed Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy, ... read more »
The Underrated Return of Michael Beasley to the Shorthanded Lakers
January 17, 2019
In Michael Beasley’s return to the Los Angeles Lakers, he has averaged 12.3 points in 15.3 minutes per game off the bench. With the absence of Lebron James and Rajon Rondo, ... read more »
Lakers’ Two-Way Player Johnathan Williams Experiences a Wild NBA Ride
January 9, 2019
Lakers’ rookie Johnathan Williams made his NBA debut against the San Antonio Spurs as he introduced himself to the Staples Center crowd with a two-handed dunk on his first play of the game. After Lakers’ starting center JaVale McGee fouled out and Ivica Zubac found himself in foul trouble, Lakers’ coach Luke Walton called Williams’ number. Though Williams’ first NBA game ended in an overtime loss, he racked up eight points on 4-5 shooting, grabbed four rebounds and three blocks in 14 quality minutes. Williams joined Laker great Magic Johnson and Andre Ingram as just the third Lakers rookie of all time to notch eight points and three blocks in their NBA debut. ... read more »
Lakers And Clippers A Tale Of Two Teams, One City
December 29, 2018
Though the Lakers boast 16 championship banners that hang from the rafters of Staples Center at each Lakers’ home game, the more recent numbers tell a different story. The reality is that the Clippers have won the last 22 out of 25 matchups against the Lakers.  A fact that many Angelenos might not know.  In fact, many forget that the Clippers are a Los Angeles team. ... read more »
Lakers Round Out Third Consecutive Win in Four Days Against the Suns
December 4, 2018
The Lakers improve to five games above .500 for the first time since 2013 with a Sunday matinee victory over the Phoenix Suns inside Staples Center. The Lakers’ second-quarter turnaround was ignited by Michael Beasley, who finished with a season-high 14 points and four rebounds. ... read more »
Lonzo Ball Emerges as Defensive Spark for Lakers
December 4, 2018
In the second of the Los Angeles Lakers back-to-back games, starting point guard Lonzo Ball notched a game-high five steals against the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center on Friday. ... read more »
Lakers Find Missing Piece in Veteran Tyson Chandler
November 8, 2018
In his eighteenth NBA season, former NBA champion Tyson Chandler, walked into Staples Center sporting a Los Angeles fitted baseball cap as he suited up for the first time as in his hometown for the home team, Los Angeles Lakers. ... read more »
Lakers Outlast Mavericks, 114-113 in Halloween Night Thriller
November 2, 2018
LeBron James lifted the Lakers to their third win of the season from a free throw that sealed the game against the Mavericks on Wednesday inside Staples Center. The Lakers were in a nail biter once more, despite the team leading for the entire game and by as much as 18 points in the first quarter. ... read more »
LeBron James Scores First Triple-Double in Lakers Win Over Nuggets
October 25, 2018
The electric atmosphere inside Staples Center continued as LeBron James earned his first triple-double as he led the Los Angeles Lakers to their first home win of the season against the Denver Nuggets with Laker great Kobe Bryant sitting court-side on Thursday. ... read more »
Lakers Display a Different Type of Showtime in Loss to Rockets
October 23, 2018
Los Angeles Lakers fans poured into Staples Center ahead of the home opener against the Houston Rockets on Saturday, invigorated to usher in the new “Showtime” era with LeBron James as the star. What happened was a different type of “showtime”. In the fourth quarter several members of these teams had multiple physical altercations and oddly enough, the fracas did not dim the excitement but fostered it. ... read more »
Lakers Open Regular Season on a New Level Against the Portland Trail Blazers
October 16, 2018
The newly revamped Los Angeles Lakers will debut with LeBron James as the headliner in a quest for the team’s first road win of the season as they open the much-anticipated regular season, with a visit to Portland as the team squares off against the Trail Blazers on Thursday, Oct. 18. ... read more »
Lakers’ LeBron James Makes Staples Center Debut in Preseason Game vs. Nuggets
October 3, 2018
“The player that wears No. 23, 6-foot-8 in his 16th campaign from St. Vincent-St. Mary [High School], LeBron James,” rattled out of the speakers at Staples Center as James was introduced in the starting lineup in the Los Angeles Lakers preseason clash against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday evening. ... read more »
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