Ross Pickering

Ross Pickering is the founder of He's here to bring you daily updates on your Los Angeles Lakers, despite living 5,485 miles away from L.A. in England. You can follow him on Twitter: @RossPickering

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    “No Chance” Chandler Parsons Returns To Mavericks, Could Sign With Lakers

    It looks like Chandler Parsons could be a legitimate option for the Los Angeles Lakers during free agency. Parsons will become a free agent when the clock strikes twelve in New York City, and it looks as if a return to the Dallas Mavericks is off the cards. Instead, Parsons is said to be “eyeing” the […]

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    Nicolas Batum Considering Signing With Lakers During Free Agency?

    It doesn’t look like the Los Angeles Lakers will land a meeting with Kevin Durant when free agency gets underway later this week, though they may have a chance to woo another talented small forward: Nicolas Batum. According to Brad Turner from the L.A. Times, Batum is “mulling over options, including talking with Lakers” and […]

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    Lakers Won’t Get Meeting With Kevin Durant, According To Reports

    Free agency is just around the corner and the Los Angeles Lakers are sure to be big players with their league-leading cap space, though there’s one man who the team apparently won’t be meeting with: Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant. According to reports by Sam Amick from USA Today and ESPN’s Chris Broussard, the […]

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    Kings “Trying To Land” D’Angelo Russell From Lakers

    The Sacramento Kings want D’Angelo Russell. According to a tweet by Marc Stein from ESPN, the Kings have been engaged in trade talks all week, and are trying to land Russell from the Lakers. It’s unclear what exactly the Kings are offering the Lakers in exchange for Russell. Sacramento has been heavily engaged in trade talks all […]

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    VIDEO: Watch Luke Walton’s Full Introductory Press Conference

    His season ended in a Game 7 loss on Sunday night up in Oakland, but on Tuesday Luke Walton was in Los Angeles to be introduced as the Lakers’ new head coach. Walton, who was drafted by the Lakers and won two championships with the purple and gold, spoke of how he had now landed […]

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    Julius Randle Announces Engagement To Kendra Shaw With Instagram Post

    Two years ago, Julius Randle was celebrating after being drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers. Now, he’s popping bottles for another reason. Randle and his girlfriend Kendra Shaw announced on Tuesday that the couple were now engaged. Randle popped the question while on vacation in Greece. “She said yes! Lol thanks for being perfect and […]

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    Sixers Reportedly Tell Ben Simmons They Will Take Him With First Pick In Draft

    It looks like LSU’s Ben Simmons will be a member of the Philadelphia 76ers come Thursday night. According to a report by Chris Haynes from, the Sixers have informed Simmons’ camp that he will be taken with the first overall pick later this week. Marc Stein from ESPN tweeted earlier on Tuesday that Simmons worked […]