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LAKERS ANNOUNCE ADDITIONS TO COACHING AND TRAINING STAFFS
September 15, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers announced today that the team has hired David Fizdale and John Lucas III as assistant coaches on Head Coach Frank Vogel’s staff, joining assistant coaches Phil Handy, Mike Penberthy, Miles Simon and Quinton Crawford.  Fizdale returns to the bench after serving as head coach of the New York Knicks from 2018-20 and the Memphis Grizzlies from 2016-18. Prior to joining the Grizzlies for his first NBA head coaching assignment, Fizdale spent the previous eight seasons (2008-09 thru 2015-16) with the Miami Heat as an assistant coach. During his tenure in Miami, the Heat won back-to-back NBA Championships in 2012 and 2013, and more Playoff games (70) and series (15) than any other NBA team. The Los Angeles native was an assistant coach for one season in Golden State (2003-04) and for four seasons in Atlanta (2004-08). ... read more »
Paul, Suns Win West Finals in Six Games: Beating Clippers 130-103
July 1, 2021
Chris Paul hugged Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams in pure joy while they took in every emotion they worked so hard far. ... read more »
Lakers, Heat are Desperate to Win Game 5 of NBA Finals
October 8, 2020
Game 5 is a defining moment as the Los Angeles Lakers are fighting to win a championship while the Miami Heat is fighting to survive. Both teams know that desperation will be the key to winning. ... read more »
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New Orleans’ Jrue Holiday Wins 2019-20 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award
October 7, 2020
NBA players have selected New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday as the recipient of the 2019-20 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award, the NBA announced today.  ... read more »
Lakers Fend Off Heat in 102-96 Game 4 Victory; One Win Away From NBA Championship
October 7, 2020
Anthony Davis beat on his chest in celebratory fashion, LeBron James yelled and smiled while walking back to the bench after Davis capped off the biggest possession of the game. ... read more »
Lakers Are Not Concerned About Game Three Loss
October 5, 2020
As LeBron James walked the court with ten seconds left, the Lakers lost game three 115-104. In the first half, James told Jimmy Butler, “You’re in trouble.” That didn’t turn out so well. Butler had a playoff career night, triple-double with 40 points, 11 rebs, and 13 assists. Butler reciprocated the same energy to James at the end of the game, “You in trouble.” As a result, the Lakers will not sweep Miami as most predicted.  ... read more »
Lakers Dominate Heat 116-98 In Game One of NBA Finals
October 1, 2020
The Los Angeles Lakers returned to the NBA Finals for the first time in a decade to face the Miami Heat in Game One inside the Orlando Bubble on Wednesday. While the Heat jumped out to a hot start in the first quarter, Los Angeles rebounded to outlast Miami 116-98 and would lead by as many as 32 points in the game.  ... read more »
The Lakers Are Ready For Game 1 Against The Miami Heat
September 30, 2020
As the Los Angeles Lakers gear up to take on the Miami Heat, they take time to soak it all in. This is the first time they have been in the Finals since 2009, and the fans could not be more excited. ... read more »
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Five-Time NBA Champion Brian Shaw Named Head Coach of New NBA G League Team
June 11, 2020
Brian Shaw, a five-time NBA champion with nearly 30 years of experience as an NBA player and coach, has been named head coach of the new NBA G League team featuring elite youth prospects, it was announced today by NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim.   ... read more »
LeBron James Crowned AP Male Athlete of the Decade
January 1, 2020
On Monday, just one day after it was announced that LeBron James was named the Associated Press’ Male Athlete of the Decade, James was celebrating his 35th birthday. That honor comes not only with his athletic achievements but entrepreneurial skills and community endeavors such as opening the I Promise School and producing the sequel to “Space Jam.”  ... read more »
Lakers Announce 2019 Summer Leagues Roster
June 28, 2019
The Los Angeles Lakers announced the team’s roster for the California Classic in Sacramento and MGM Resorts NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, highlighted by 2019 draftee Talen Horton-Tucker, along with South Bay Lakers' Marcus Allen and Jeffrey Carroll.  ... read more »
NBA All-Star Game 2019: Team LeBron Defeats Team Giannis 178-164: J. Cole’s Halftime Performance Inspires Team LeBron to Second Half Turnaround
February 21, 2019
LeBron James, captain of Team James, in Sunday’s All-Star Game approached head coach Michael Malone at halftime to ask if he and his teammates could watch J. Cole’s halftime performance at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... read more »
NBA Master TV Schedule Updates
January 26, 2019
Please note the following updates to the 2018-19 NBA Master TV Schedule – DATE GAME TV/RADIO Feb. 21, 2019 Boston at Milwaukee Add ESPN Radio Mar. ... read more »
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade Settle the Score with One Last Dance
December 11, 2018
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade culminated a sixteen-year professional basketball relationship, two championships, and two Olympic gold medals under the bright lights of Staples Center on Monday night. With the Lakers’ 105-103 triumph over the Heat, James edged out Wade 16-15 in all-time wins. ... read more »
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