Ross Pickering

Ross Pickering is the founder of Lakerholicz.com. 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

  • Impending Highs Pave Way for Los Angeles Lakers; Quick Glance for Top Season

    The professional NBA Lakers basketball team needs no introduction with Rob Pelinka, Luke Walton and Philip Anschutz heading the shows of late. The team, based in the scenic city of Los Angeles, participated avidly with the likes of the National Basketball Association and is also a constituent of the WCP Division. The level of enthusiasm […]

  • David Aldridge: “Everyone” believes Paul George will join Lakers next summer

    We’ve heard it all before, and we’ll hear it all again. According to longtime NBA reporter David Aldridge, “everyone” around the NBA believes that All-Star forward Paul George will become a Laker next summer. Aldridge made the comments during an interview with NBA TV: .@daldridgetnt analyzes all sides of the Carmelo Anthony trade. Full take […]

  • Free Agency Rumors: Rose or Clark in Store for the Lakers?

    Free agency season has kicked off with a blast, with unexpected moves from both teams and players. Curry’s supermax $200 million deal with the Warriors seems to have set some wheels in motion for the long run, as rival teams rush to build stronger rosters. The Boston Celtics seem to have a particular interest in […]

  • 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 Betphoenix.ag

    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 […]