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LAUNCH ANNOUNCEMENT: ‘RUSSELL WESTBROOK WHY NOT?’ ACADEMY
March 5, 2021
Russell Westbrook along with his wife, Nina, and longtime business partner, Donnell Beverly have partnered with LA Promise Fund to launch the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Middle and High Schools, known collectively as Russell Westbrook Why Not? Academy with the goal of ensuring students in South Los Angeles have access to high quality athletic programs ... read more »
NBA Legend Isiah Thomas Sets Up to Dominate the Pan-American Cannabis Space
March 4, 2021
Superstar and NBA Icon Isiah Thomas, whose Cheurlin Champagne is one of the best-selling in the world, announced that his company, ISIAH International, LLC, will invest $3 million into One World Pharma, Inc., a U.S. based, fully licensed, pure-play hemp and cannabis ingredient producer in Columbia. ... read more »
Suns Conquer the Lakers 114-104 With Their Offense
March 3, 2021
The Phoenix Suns shot 16 three-pointers to defeat the outmanned Los Angeles Lakers 114-104. Forward Kyle Kuzma (right heel contusion) and center Marc Gasol (health and safety protocol) did not compete in the contest. ... read more »
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Lakers Push the Pace in Second Half to Beat the Trailblazers 102-93
February 27, 2021
Los Angeles Lakers guard Dennis Schröder returned the lineup to help the squad defeat the Portland Trailblazers 102-93. Schröder scored 22 points in his return, he worked to keep the Laker’s energy high. ... read more »
Undermanned Lakers Fall Short in Championship Rematch
February 21, 2021
Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma led with 23 points and center Montrezl Harrell grabbed 10 rebounds. Heat forward Jimmy Butler scored 24 points and center Bam Adebayo made 10 rebounds. ... read more »
Lakers’ James and Nets’ Durant Named Starters and Captains For 2021 NBA All-Star Game
February 18, 2021
James and Durant to Select Team Rosters in NBA All-Star Draft, Airing Thursday, March 4 at 8 p.m. ET on TNT. Western Conference Starter Pool: James, Warriors’ Curry, Mavericks’ Dončić, Nuggets’ Jokić and Clippers’ Leonard.Eastern Conference Starter Pool: Durant, Bucks’ Antetokounmpo, Wizards’ Beal, 76ers’ Embiid and Nets’ Irving ... read more »
NBA And NBPA Announce Covid-19 Test Results
February 17, 2021
Of the 454 players tested for COVID-19 since Feb 10, 5 new players have returned confirmed positive tests.    ... read more »
Lakers Have A Seven-Game Winning Streak After 115-105 Win Over Memphis Grizzlies
February 13, 2021
After going on a 7-2 run to end the third quarter, Lakers forward LeBron James began to hype up the crowd that would have been in the Staples Center, pointing at empty seats as he ran towards the huddle. James noted how he was imagining Lakers fans in the multitude of vacant seats. ... read more »
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The Overtime Lakers: The Reigning Champions Excel in Extended Minutes
February 11, 2021
In their third consecutive overtime bout, the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the plucky fight of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Although he played for over 40 minutes in these games, forward LeBron James does not mind competing. ... read more »
Lakers Overcome the Thunder 119-112 in Overtime
February 9, 2021
Although the Lakers found themselves in overtime for the second consecutive game, they survived the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-112. Lakers star LeBron James mentioned how the team is up for the challenge of being tested by opponents. ... read more »
How NBA Legend Elgin Baylor Saved the Lakers in his Rookie Season
February 4, 2021
Among the Lakers retired jerseys is the no. 22 jersey which was worn by legendary player Elgin Baylor. He was drafted at a crucial time in the franchise’s history, back when they were the Minneapolis Lakers. ... read more »
Hands that once picked cotton, just picked a President
February 4, 2021
Every election has its firsts.  The 2020 presidential election was no different.  In 2016, we saw the first election where social media was viewed by voters’ more than traditional media.  Trump was head and shoulders better than Hilary on social media.  He continued to be a master of the medium, until he got kicked off.  ... read more »
Lakers Players Reminisce on Kobe Bryant One Year After his Death
January 28, 2021
On January 26, 2020, Lakers legend Kobe Bryant along with his daughter Gianna and seven other passengers were killed in a helicopter accident. One year later, Lakers stars Anthony Davis and LeBron James share their memories of Bryant and explain his impact. ... read more »
San Antonio at New Orleans Game Postponed
January 25, 2021
The National Basketball Association game scheduled for tonight between the San Antonio Spurs and New Orleans Pelicans at Smoothie King Center has been postponed in accordance with the league’s Health and Safety Protocols.  ... read more »
L.A. Lakers Fall Short in the Final Minutes Against the Golden State Warriors
January 19, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers built a strong campaign that they could not keep up for the entire 48 minutes in their 113-115 loss to the Golden State Warriors. ... read more »
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