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Lakers plan to sign Lou Williams, Brandon Bass

Lakers plan to sign Lou Williams, Brandon Bass

nba.com deadspin.com Updated 1 hour ago
The Los Angeles Lakers say they plan to sign guard Lou Williams, last season's Sixth Man of the Year, and forward Brandon Bass.
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  • Report: Lakers Will Acquire Roy Hibbert 

    Report: Lakers Will Acquire Roy Hibbert 

    deadspin.com ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    The Los Angeles Lakers are working on a trade to acquire center Roy Hibbert from the Indiana Pacers, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne. The parameters of the trade haven’t been finalized, but the Lakers will likely absorb Hibbert into their…
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  • ESPN Now: Brian Windhorst said on SportsCenter: "The Laker…

    ESPN Now: Brian Windhorst said on SportsCenter: "The Lakers…

    ESPN.com Jul 4 (yesterday)
    Brian Windhorst said on SportsCenter: "The Lakers are at a point now where they've gotta decide, 'If we can't do anything in free agency, do we just w...
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  • What's the next step?

    What's the next step?

    ESPN.com yahoo.com deadspin.com Jul 4 (yesterday)
    J.A. Adande writes of the Lakers big swings and misses in free agency: "They couldn't change the basic facts that they can only sell the glorious past...
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  • The Bucks Just Snatched Greg Monroe Away From The Knicks And La…

    The Bucks Just Snatched Greg Monroe Away From The Knicks And Lakers

    deadspin.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)
    For days, we’ve been hearing about how the New York Knicks were targeting free-agent power forward Greg Monroe, so this morning’s report that Monroe has chosen to sign a max contract with the Milwaukee Bucks comes as a bit of a surprise.Read more...
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  • Lakers Baffled That Free Agents Don't Like Their Bad Basketball…

    Lakers Baffled That Free Agents Don't Like Their Bad Basketball Team

    deadspin.com Jul 2 (4 days ago)
    I don’t want to keep piling on the Lakers (yes I do), but their failed wooing of LaMarcus Aldridge sounds like the biggest free-agency botch since Kobe Bryant spent a couple hours yelling at Dwight Howard across a conference-room table. And each new det…
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  • Lakers Delete Embarrassing Recruiting Tweets After Other Teams …

    Lakers Delete Embarrassing Recruiting Tweets After Other Teams Complain

    deadspin.com Jul 1 (4 days ago)
    As part of the effort to lure free agent LaMarcus Aldridge, the Lakers engaged in a frankly embarrassing 12:01 a.m. Twitter recruiting campaign. It doesn’t seem to have worked. Almost a day later, at least four of those tweets have been deleted. Read mo…
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  • 2015 NBA free-agency tracker

    2015 NBA free-agency tracker

    yahoo.com Jun 30 (5 days ago)
    The NBA's free-agent market officially opened at 12:01 a.m. ET Wednesday, but there are still plenty of storylines. Follow all of the latest news from Yahoo Sports' NBA reporters Adrian Wojnarowski and Marc Spears, and Ball Don't Lie's Dan Devine, Kelly…
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  • DeAndre Jordan is visiting four teams, including Knicks and Lak…

    DeAndre Jordan is visiting four teams, including Knicks and Lakers

    yahoo.com Jun 29 (6 days ago)
    Despite concerns over his free-throw shooting and ability to score when not catching alley-oops, Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan is absolutely one of the most coveted unrestricted free agents set to hit the market on July 1. Hyper-athletic 26…
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  • Larry Nance Jr. on his Kobe Bryant tweet in 2012: I was sick to…

    Larry Nance Jr. on his Kobe Bryant tweet in 2012: I was sick to my stomach

    yahoo.com nba.com Jun 29 (6 days ago)
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — In this day and age, saying one controversial thing can have massive repercussions — just ask new Los Angeles Lakers rookie Larry Nance Jr. But following Monday’s rookie introduction press conference, it appears Nance is on his way …
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  • NBA - Los Angeles Lakers hope legacy continues with D'Angelo Ru…

    NBA - Los Angeles Lakers hope legacy continues with D'Angelo Russell

    ESPN.com Jun 29 (6 days ago)
    The Lakers acquire great big men, but they draft great guards, and they see something special in No. 2 pick D'Angelo Russell.
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  • Kobe Bryant Unbothered By His New Teammate Calling Him A Rapist

    Kobe Bryant Unbothered By His New Teammate Calling Him A Rapist

    deadspin.com Jun 29 (6 days ago)
    There was a mild kerfuffle following last week’s NBA draft, when some internet sleuth went spelunking into the Twitter history of Lakers draft pick Larry Nance Jr. and found this old tweet:Read more...
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  • Kobe Bryant on Larry Nance Jr.'s 2012 tweet: 'It's water under …

    Kobe Bryant on Larry Nance Jr.'s 2012 tweet: 'It's water under the bridge'

    yahoo.com Jun 28
    LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant joined ESPN’s Jemele Hill on Saturday night for a wide-ranging one-on-one interview as part of the BET Experience, including addressing a tweet that was directed toward Bryant by new Lakers rookie Larry Nance Jr. in 2012 in ref…
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  • New Laker Larry Nance Jr. deletes tweet that called Kobe Bryant…

    New Laker Larry Nance Jr. deletes tweet that called Kobe Bryant 'rapist'

    yahoo.com Jun 26
    Wyoming forward Larry Nance Jr. received excellent news on Thursday night when he was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the 27th pick in the 2015 NBA draft, ahead of most projections and good enough for a guaranteed contract. The 22-year-old son o…
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  • Video - Steve Nash Announces Retirement 03:04

    Steve Nash Announces Retirement

    Mar 21
    Stephen A. Smith discusses Steve Nash's retirement and his place among the greatest point guards in history.
  • Video - Steve Nash On Decision To Retire 03:13

    Steve Nash On Decision To Retire

    Mar 21
    Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash discusses his time with the Lakers, legacy questions, and his decision to retire.
  • Video - The D'Antoni Revolution 06:54

    The D'Antoni Revolution

    Mar 20
    Mike D'Antoni changed the game with rapid ball movement and spacing players on the court. The game has changed accordingly, but the man that brought this about is no longer coaching in the NBA.
  • Video - Hayward Leads Jazz Past Lakers 01:15

    Hayward Leads Jazz Past Lakers

    Mar 19
    Gordon Hayward scored a game-high 22 points in the Jazz's 80-73 win over the Lakers.

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    Jul 5
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    Jul 5
    The Indiana Pacers have reached an agreement on a three-year, $21 million deal with free-agent guard Rodney Stuckey, agent Paolo Zamorano told ESPN.com.
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    Jul 5
    The Cleveland Cavaliers are considering trading for Brooklyn Nets star Joe Johnson with their Brendan Haywood contract chip, sources told ESPN.com.