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Lakers Sign Jay Huff to Two-Way Contract
October 18, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Jay Huff to a two-way contract, it was announced today. ... read more »
STAPLES CENTER & MICROSOFT THEATER OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON COVID-19 PROTOCOLS
October 7, 2021
STAPLES Center and Microsoft Theater will continue to follow the protocols established by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) ... read more »
BCA Revived, Raising Awareness Around Black Coaches in Officiated Sports
September 30, 2021
Basketball requires unity under the hoop and along the sidelines. International basketball player, Pooh Jeter, understands the need to win as a whole team, which includes the person holding the clipboard.  Resurrecting the energy of diversity within coaching, Jeter is seeking more support for Black coaches by reenergizing the Black Coach Association (BCA).  Jeter spoke exclusively with the Los Angeles Sentinel, providing the play-by-play as he dissected the reasons athletes need to see their likeness in their coaches and the demand for the collective community to look out for each other.  ... read more »
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WATCH: #LAKERS AQUIRE RUSSELL WESTBROOK, WHAT SHOULD WE EXPECT
September 17, 2021
Hello Community! L.A. native Russell Westbrook is putting on the purple and gold jersey, there have been mixed reviews about his presence on the Laker team. Here's what we are expecting when Westbrook steps on the court...what are your thoughts? ... read more / watch video »
August 23: Philanthropist, NBA legend, and businessman, Kobe Bryant was born in Philadelphia, PA, 1978
August 23, 2021
August 23: Philanthropist, NBA legend, and businessman, Kobe Bryant was born in Philadelphia, PA, 1978 ... read more »
LAKERS ANNOUNCE 2021-22 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE PRESENTED BY DELTA AIR LINES
August 20, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers 2021-22 regular season schedule was announced today. The Lakers open the season as hosts to the Golden State Warriors on October 19, followed by a matchup with the Phoenix Suns on October 22. ... read more »
WATCH: #LAKERS AQUIRE RUSSELL WESTBROOK, WHAT SHOULD WE EXPECT?
August 9, 2021
L.A. native Russell Westbrook is putting on the purple and gold jersey, there have been mixed reviews about his presence on the Laker team. Here's what we are expecting when Westbrook steps on the court...what are your thoughts? ... read more »
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Anthony Davis Injured in Lakers’ Loss; Series Tied 2-2
May 31, 2021
An update on Anthony Davis' condition is expected this afternoon, one day after a strained groin sidelined the eight-time all-star forward for the second half of the Lakers' 100-92 loss to the Phoenix Suns. ... read more »
Kyle Kuzma Says There is Mistrust with Vaccines in the Black Community
March 11, 2021
According to Kuzma they have spoken with team doctors about the vaccines, but they don’t know much about them. They haven’t talked about it as a team. He discussed the mistrust with doctors in the Black community. ... read more »
LeBron James rejects Zlatan’s criticism of activist athletes
March 2, 2021
LeBron James responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s criticism of his political activism with a promise that he will never just shut up and dribble. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar also pointed out that Ibrahimovic clearly didn’t feel the same way about spotlighting social injustices when the soccer great called out racism in his native Sweden just three years ago. ... read more »
Anthony Davis Injury Update
February 15, 2021
Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis underwent an MRI today. The results showed no rupture of the right Achilles tendon. Davis will miss tomorrow’s game vs. Minnesota, and will be further evaluated by team doctors upon his return to Los Angeles. ... read more »
NTSB Chief On Bryant Crash: `Bad Things Can Happen To Good Organizations’   
February 12, 2021
The NTSB found the crash was caused when pilot Ara Zobayan became disoriented in heavy fog that left him unable to discern up from down, causing him to slam the copter in a hillside. According to NTSB chief investigator Bill English, Zobayan told an air traffic controller ``he was climbing (to) 4,000 feet, however, by that time, the helicopter was in a tightening left turn and descending rapidly. ... read more »
Kobe Bryant’s Legacy Lives Forever
February 5, 2021
One year ago, Kobe Bryant passed away in a tragic helicopter crash with his daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others. The world shattered as millions mourned the tragedy. Fans in Los Angeles posted in front of Staples with flowers, jerseys, and candles. ... read more »
NBA MVP and Three-Time NBA Champion Steph Curry Launches New Under Armour Collection Just in time for the Holidays
December 3, 2020
Latest partnership with NBA’s top shooter, Steph Curry, looks to bring opportunities to kids in low-income communities.  “Curry” by Under Armour focuses on the significance of sports as a tool for youth development.   ... read more »
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