LA Lakers News and Rumors

Hassan Whiteside Delivers An Ambiguous Response When Asked Abou…

Hassan Whiteside Delivers An Ambiguous Response When Asked About A Return To Miami

dimemag.com Updated 14 hours ago
USA TODAY Sports Aside from Kevin Durant, Miami Heat center Hassan Whitside is arguably the most intriguing (and somewhat befuddling) free agent of 2016. Any number of teams are set to make a run at him, with the Los Angeles Lakers being the most recent…
Share Tweet
  • This Lakers Lowlight Reel Takes Dead Aim At Former Head Coach B…

    This Lakers Lowlight Reel Takes Dead Aim At Former Head Coach Byron Scott

    dimemag.com 30 minutes ago
    Lakers fans can be forgiven for trying to forget the Byron Scott head coaching era. For an organization with such a championship pedigree, his 38-126 record is not something they’d like to dwell on. But YouTube user ByronScottGoat apparently couldn’t le…
    Share Tweet
  • DeMar DeRozan Will Allegedly Refuse Other Teams And Work To Re-…

    DeMar DeRozan Will Allegedly Refuse Other Teams And Work To Re-Sign In Toronto

    dimemag.com 21 hours ago
    USA TODAY Sports It’s sounded like DeMar DeRozan has wanted to return to the Toronto Raptors for some time. Sure, he is a free agent this offseason and teams like the Lakers seem interested in acquiring the 26-year-old guard, but it’s seemed like it wou…
    Share Tweet
  • Who Will Have The Better NBA Career: Brandon Ingram Or Ben Simm…

    Who Will Have The Better NBA Career: Brandon Ingram Or Ben Simmons?

    dimemag.com Jun 24 (3 days ago)
    With the 2016 NBA Draft behind us, the top two picks played out predictably with Ben Simmons going first to Philadelphia and Brandon Ingram second to the Lakers. Now, with that small detail behind us… the real debate begins and it’s as hot button as Tru…
    Share Tweet
  • Lakers draft Croatian center Ivica Zubac at No. 32

    Lakers draft Croatian center Ivica Zubac at No. 32

    ESPN.com Jun 24 (3 days ago)
    Lakers draft Croatian center Ivica Zubac at No. 32
    Share Tweet
  • New Laker Brandon Ingram goes bold at draft with wild jacket

    New Laker Brandon Ingram goes bold at draft with wild jacket

    yahoo.com nba.com ESPN.com Jun 23 (4 days ago)
    The general consensus heading into the 2016 NBA Draft was that two players held star potential — LSU's Ben Simmons and Duke's Brandon Ingram. The former went to the Philadelphia 76ers with the first overall pick, which left the Los Angeles Lakers to pic…
    Share Tweet
  • Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak Told D’Angelo Russell In A Text To Igno…

    Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak Told D’Angelo Russell In A Text To Ignore Any Trade Rumors

    dimemag.com Jun 23 (4 days ago)
    USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers hold the No. 2 overall pick in Thursday night’s draft, and will likely add Brandon Ingram to a core of young prospects that already includes D’Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson, Julius Randle and Larry Nance, Jr. It…
    Share Tweet
  • Luke Walton finally reports to Lakers, sees bright future

    Luke Walton finally reports to Lakers, sees bright future

    nba.com Jun 21 (6 days ago)
    Luke Walton realizes he is reporting to his dream job a little late.
    Share Tweet
  • Brandon Ingram Is The Best 6’9 Street Artist New York City Has …

    Brandon Ingram Is The Best 6’9 Street Artist New York City Has To Offer

    dimemag.com Jun 21 (6 days ago)
    Brandon Ingram may still be incredibly thin and lanky, but the talented former Duke forward is supremely talented nonetheless and is the favorite to be selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the No. 2 pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday. Ingram was a pre…
    Share Tweet
  • 2016 NBA Draft -- Los Angeles Lakers pick Ivica Zubac, Bosnian …

    2016 NBA Draft -- Los Angeles Lakers pick Ivica Zubac, Bosnian center, at No. 32 overall

    ESPN.com Jun 21 (6 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Lakers selected Croatian center Ivica Zubac with the No. 2 pick in the second round (No. 32 overall) of the 2016 NBA draft on Thursday night.
    Share Tweet
  • Klay Thompson’s Crack About The Showtime Lakers Might Have Spar…

    Klay Thompson’s Crack About The Showtime Lakers Might Have Sparked The Cavs’ Stunning Comeback

    dimemag.com Jun 20 (7 days ago)
    Getty Image The Warriors and their fans have a lot of thinking to do after giving away a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals and losing to the Cavaliers in a classic Game 7. The what-ifs must be rolling through their head right now: What if Draymond Green had cu…
    Share Tweet
  • Iggy Azalea Kicked Nick Young To The Curb On Father’s Day

    Iggy Azalea Kicked Nick Young To The Curb On Father’s Day

    Since he was filmed on camera admitting to cheating on Iggy a few months back, you have to assume life hasn’t been particularly perfect on the home front for Lakers’ shooting guard Nick Young. I mean, Iggy was pissed, and for good reason. And today, jus…
    Share Tweet
  • Buddy Hield Wants To Be The Lakers’ Next Kobe Bryant

    Buddy Hield Wants To Be The Lakers’ Next Kobe Bryant

    Getty Image There’s a big, big job opening in Los Angeles. It’s been left vacant by Kobe Bryant, who has finally retired after two decades of service and glory with the Lakers. Rumors have suggested Kevin Durant may come to Tinseltown in free agency, bu…
    Share Tweet
  • Ben Simmons Posted A Pic With D’Angelo Russell So Of Course He’…

    Ben Simmons Posted A Pic With D’Angelo Russell So Of Course He’s Trying To Go No. 2

    dimemag.com Jun 16
    USA TODAY Sports Unless something drastic happens in the next week, the absolute latest Ben Simmons will be picked in the NBA Draft is No. 2. The Philadelphia 76ers will either take him or Brandon Ingram at No. 1, and the Los Angeles Lakers will take th…
    Share Tweet
  • Remember The Time A Young LeBron James Stepped Over Tyronn Lue?

    Remember The Time A Young LeBron James Stepped Over Tyronn Lue?

    dimemag.com Jun 15
    USA TODAY Sports The most famous step over in NBA history came on June 6, 2001. The Philadelphia 76ers were leading the heavily favored Los Angeles Lakers 101-99 as Allen Iverson isolated against a little-known defender in the right corner. Following a …
    Share Tweet
  • Paul George named his new puppy Kobe 'out of respect' for his i…

    Paul George named his new puppy Kobe 'out of respect' for his idol

    yahoo.com Jun 15
    Sure, he might've thrown some ageist slander his way back in February, but Paul George is, has been and forever will be an avowed and unabashed Kobe Bryant fan. The 26-year-old Palmdale, Calif., native grew up watching Kobe star for the Los Angeles Lake…
    Share Tweet
  • Magic Johnson And His Twitter Account Are No Longer (Unofficial…

    Magic Johnson And His Twitter Account Are No Longer (Unofficially) Affiliated With The Lakers

    Getty Image Magic Johnson will always be a face of the Los Angeles Lakers. Due to his hyper-active social media presence, though, the Hall of Famer is no longer an unofficial member of the purple and gold’s front office. On Saturday night, Los Angeles r…
    Share Tweet
  • Andrew Bynum made some bold fashion statements at the NBA Final…

    Andrew Bynum made some bold fashion statements at the NBA Finals

    yahoo.com Jun 10
    Andrew Bynum is one of the great what-if basketball players of his generation, a massively talented seven-footer who contributed to two Los Angeles Lakers championships but is mostly (and accurately) viewed as someone who never came close to fulfilling …
    Share Tweet
  • 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.