Kiesha Nix has been entrusted with the responsibility to lead the Los Angeles Lakers in public service as the vice president of Charitable Affairs, making history as the first woman of color in a vice president position. ... read more »
ESPN and ABC to Televise First Round of NBA Draft; ESPN to Air Second Round. Microsoft Surface NBA Draft Combine 2021 Scheduled to Be Held June 21-27. NBA Draft Lottery 2021 Presented by State Farm® to Take Place on June 22 – ... read more »
Marques Johnson made historical strides in basketball; he ultimately had an All-Star NBA career. He also was an actor, starring in several movies including “White Men Can’t Jump,” along with being a sports analyst and radio host. Johnson is currently a television color commentator for the Milwaukee Bucks. ... read more »
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 »
Lonzo Ball will make his Lakers preseason debut as he takes the court for the first time in 195 days that he will share with new teammate LeBron James on Wednesday night against the Golden State Warriors. Ball missed Los Angeles' first four preseason games as he recovered from arthroscopic surgery for an injury he sustained to his left meniscus. ... read more »
Laker fans can exhale. LeBron James will take the court in the Lakers’ first preseason game on Sunday (Sept. 30) against the Denver Nuggets. “We'll get him out there on Sunday,” Lakers coach Luke Walton reported at practice on Thursday, Sept. 27.
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The Los Angeles Clippers acquired point guard Shai Gilgeous Alexander in a trade with the Charlotte Hornets at the 12th spot for two future second round picks and selected shooting guard Jerome Robinson at 13 in the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday, June 21. ... read more »