• Is there a state of emergency in Lakerland?

    By Tierre Cabbell on July 21, 2014
    *trumpets* “What you want me to do, I’m sorry! (Jay-Z voice).” - The Buss Siblings I’ve been preserving optimism in Jeanie and Jim Buss since Dr. Jerry Buss passed away last February. Even with a few questionable decisions (offering Kobe Bryant a $48.5 million extension before returning from Achilles surgery, wasting time chasing Carmelo Anthony this summer), I haven’t strayed away […]
  • Lakers News: Kobe Bryant takes a shot at ESPN

    By Ross Pickering on July 21, 2014
    It may be the offseason right now, but Kobe Bryant is still taking shots. Following his home run at Richard Sherman’s celebrity softball game last night, a fan of the Black Mamba sent out a tweet that caught the five-time NBA champion’s eye. “Kobe about to make the top 10 on SportsCenter and he’s not even playing basketball,” the fan […]
  • OFFICIAL: Ryan Kelly re-signs with Lakers [PHOTO]

    By Ross Pickering on July 21, 2014
    Ryan Kelly has officially re-signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. Kelly and the Lakers reached an agreement last week, according to reports. According to Marc Stein from ESPN, the deal is for two years and just under $3.4 million. The Lakers likely had to renounce Kelly’s rights to get this deal done due to salary cap restrictions – and it appears […]
  • OFFICIAL: Nick Young re-signs with the Lakers [PHOTO]

    By Ross Pickering on July 21, 2014
    Well, it’s finally official: Nick Young is staying in Los Angeles. While the Lakers and Young reportedly agreed to a deal almost two weeks ago, the team had to delay the official signing of the 29-year-old’s new contract in order to pull off other moves while staying under the salary cap. Young’s deal is rumored to be for four-years and […]
  • Kevin Durant gets into Twitter argument over 2012 game against Lakers, Devin Ebanks

    By Ross Pickering on July 20, 2014
    Do you remember the time Devin Ebanks held Kevin Durant to 5-for-19 shooting? KD certainly does. In the game that saw Metta World Peace get ejected for elbowing James Harden in the head, Jordan Hill emerge as a key contributor off the bench and Kobe Bryant convert on a couple of insane three-point shots to take the game to overtime, […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Eric Bledsoe to L.A. “not in works,” according to report

    By Ross Pickering on July 20, 2014
    No, the Lakers aren’t trading Julius Randle for Eric Bledsoe. Over the last couple of days, a rumor of the Lakers pulling off a sign-and-trade for Bledsoe has been making the rounds on Twitter. It all started when Suns broadcaster Jon Bloom said he had heard of a potential deal involving Julius Randle, Jordan Hill and the first-round pick L.A. […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Team reach agreement with Ryan Kelly

    By Ross Pickering on July 18, 2014
    The Los Angeles Lakers have reached an agreement with restricted free agent Ryan Kelly, according to Mike Bresnahan from the L.A. Times. Mark Medina from the L.A. Daily News says the deal is for two years with no options. After being drafted with the 48th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Kelly was a surprise contributor last season as […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Team agrees to one-year deal with Wesley Johnson

    By Ross Pickering on July 18, 2014
    The Los Angeles Lakers have reached an agreement to bring back Wesley Johnson for one more season, according to Chris Broussard from ESPN. Last season, Johnson averaged 9.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.0 block in 28.4 minutes per game. He also shot 42 percent from the field and just below 37 percent from three-point range. Aside […]
  • OFFICIAL: Carlos Boozer acquired by Lakers via partial waiver claim

    By Ross Pickering on July 18, 2014
    Carlos Boozer is now officially a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. The purple and gold announced the acquisition of Boozer in a press release late last night after it was revealed earlier in the day that the Lakers had put in a winning bid of $3.25 million for the two-time All-Star. “Carlos is an established veteran and a proven […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Team agrees to one-year deal with Xavier Henry

    By Ross Pickering on July 18, 2014
    Xavier Henry will be staying in Los Angeles for at least one more season. According to Dave McMenamin from ESPN Los Angeles, Henry and the Lakers have reached an agreement on a one-year deal at the veteran’s minimum. With Kent Bazemore agreeing to a deal with the Atlanta Hawks last week, re-signing Henry became more of a priority for the purple […]