Ross Pickering

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  • Lakers Trade D’Angelo Russell, Timofey Mozgov For Brook Lopez, 27th Pick

    D’Angelo Russell’s time with the Los Angeles Lakers has come to an end. On Tuesday evening, the Lakers agreed to deal Russell and Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Brook Lopez and the 27th pick in this Thursday’s NBA Draft, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. The trade came out of no where and […]

  • Can Magic Johnson And Rob Pelinka Turn Things Around For The Lakers?

    If you’re someone who likes to keep track of the Lakers’ chances of winning an NBA championship according to the bookies – for example, you can check online betting odds at Skybook – then you’ll know that the purple and gold haven’t been title favorites (by a long shot) for quite some time. Then again, just looking at the […]

  • NFL this weekend, find some great info at

    The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t the only professional North American sports team in action this weekend. While the Lakers will play the Phoenix Suns on Friday and the New York Knicks on Sunday, with both games scheduled to be played at Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles, the NFL and it’s teams are set compete, […]

  • Lakers Trade For Jose Calderon, Will Absorb His Expiring Contract Into Cap Space

    In a move that will assist the Chicago Bulls in clearing cap room in order to sign Dwyane Wade, the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to trade for Jose Calderon. Adrian Wojnarowski from The Vertical and ESPN’s Marc Stein both confirmed the move, though it’s not yet clear if any other pieces are involved. It […]

  • Tarik Black Returning To Lakers On Two-Year, $13 Million Deal

    Tarik Black is returning to the Los Angeles Lakers. The 24-year-old big man was a restricted free agent this summer, meaning the Lakers would be able to match any offer Black received elsewhere, though the team decided to lock him up now. Could this be because other teams were showing interest in Black? Probably, seeing […]

  • Lakers Agree To Four-Year, $72 Million Deal With Luol Deng

    The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t wasting any time in making moves this summer. After signing Timofey Mozgov within minutes of the free agency period starting and then agreeing to a new deal with Jordan Clarkson just hours later, the purple and gold continued their quest of adding  talent to their roster on Saturday. According to […]

  • Pau Gasol Interested In Returning To Lakers?

    Could Pau Gasol make a return to the Los Angeles Lakers this summer? Gasol, who left the Lakers during free agency in 2014, is back on the market after opting out of his deal with the Chicago Bulls. While Gasol is certain to have a number of interesting suitors – including the Golden State Warriors […]

  • Lakers Agree To Four-Year, $50 Million Deal With Jordan Clarkson

    The Los Angeles Lakers had a busy start to free agency. Just minutes after the clock hit midnight in New York, the Lakers were talking to Timofey Mozgov and agreed to a four-year, $64 million deal within the hour. Then, once the dust had settled on that move, the purple and gold locked up Jordan […]

  • Lakers Agree On Four-Year, $64 Million Deal With Timofey Mozgov

    Well, that was unexpected. After free agency got underway at midnight New York City time, the Los Angeles Lakers put in a call to a man they seemingly wanted to sign pretty badly: Timofey Mozgov. Adrian Wojnarowski from The Vertical soon reported that the Lakers were talking to Mozgov, and then within a matter of […]