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

  • Rival teams expect Lakers to trade point guard Lonzo Ball

    The Los Angeles Lakers drafted Lonzo Ball with the second overall pick just over a year ago, with the intention for the L.A. product to be their point guard of the future. And then LeBron James happened. LeBron reportedly wants to play alongside Lonzo, with Ramona Shelburne going as far as to say that The […]

  • Instead of trade, Lakers “may wait” to sign Kawhi Leonard next summer

    During an appearance on ESPN, NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski revealed the Lakers may be willing to wait for Kawhi Leonard next summer in free agency, as opposed to trading for him now. According to Wojnarowski, the Lakers have yet to make an “overwhelming” offer to the San Antonio Spurs for Leonard, saying the purple and […]

  • Lakers let Julius Randle become unrestricted free agent, sign Rajon Rondo

    It looks like the last player remaining from Kobe Bryant’s days with the purple and gold is on the way out. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Lakers have renounced Julius Randle’s rights, making him an unrestricted free agent, meaning he can now sign wherever he pleases. The Lakers have renounced Julius Randle, making him […]

  • Lakers agree to four-year, $154 million deal with LeBron James

    It’s finally happening. The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a four-year, $154 million deal with LeBron James. The announcement came via James’ agency,¬†Klutch Sports Group. The news came less than a day into free agency, and thought it was still expected by many that LeBron would sign with the Lakers, the NBA world was […]

  • Lakers interested in signing JaVale McGee, Amir Johnson, Lance Stephenson

    The Los Angeles Lakers are making a lot of calls right now. The purple and gold’s search for a center continues as they have been linked to JaVale McGee and Amir Johnson, according to the San Francisco Chronicle and The Lakers have also “registered interest” in guard Lance Stephenson, per Darren Wolfson. #Twolves, Knicks, […]

  • Lakers linked to restricted free agent Aaron Gordon

    The Los Angeles Lakers are being linked to every name under the sun right now – but that’s a good thing, at least Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka are doing their due diligence. After it being revealed that the Lakers were arranging to meet Houston Rockets big man Clint Capela, the purple and gold have […]

  • OFFICIAL: Lakers sign rookies Moritz Wagner, Malik Newman

    Well, the Los Angeles Lakers have signed someone. L.A. announced today that they’ve signed rookies Mortiz Wagner and Malik Newman. Wagner, a German power forward from the University of Michigan, was selected by the Lakers with the 25th pick in this year’s draft, while Newman, a 6’3″ guard from Kansas, was inked to a two-way […]

  • NBA executives think LeBron James has “already decided” to sign with Lakers

    Free agency is well underway – Paul George is staying with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Chris Paul is re-upping with the Houston Rockets – yet all is quiet on the LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers front. As it stands, it’s currently unclear whether the Lakers have even communicated with the James, according […]