Category: News

Los Angeles Lakers news.

  • Three Lakers selected to play on the All-Star Rising Stars Challenge

    Earlier this week, it was announced by the NBA that Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma, and Brandon Ingram had been selected to play in the Rising Stars game during All-Star weekend. The showcase features two rosters made up of rookies and sophomores: Team USA and Team World. The players are selected by the league’s assistant coaches. […]

  • Lakers Coaching Target Kevin Ollie Staying At UConn?

    After the Lakers fired Byron Scott on Sunday night, Kevin Ollie was one of the first names to come up. Ollie was also linked to the Lakers job in 2014, though the prospect of the UConn coach making the leap to the NBA this summer seemed a little more realistic due to Kevin Durant’s free […]

  • Warriors Players Believe In Luke Walton “Just As Much As Steve Kerr”

    UPDATE: This post was published before Luke Walton was hired to be the Lakers’ new head coach Despite being the hottest, young assistant coach on the market, Luke Walton has his naysayers. Some say Walton is too inexperienced to lead an NBA team. Others argue that “a 5 year old kid could’ve won with the Warriors,” referencing […]

  • Lakers Receive Permission From Warriors To Interview Luke Walton

    The wheels are being put in motion. According to a tweet by ESPN’s Marc Spears, the Lakers have been granted permission by the Golden State Warriors to interview their assistant coach Luke Walton. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr says Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak called and asked for permission, which has been given. The Lakers […]

  • Luke Walton To Have Brian Shaw On Staff If He Lands Lakers Coaching Job?

    UPDATE: This post was published before Luke Walton was hired to be the Lakers’ new head coach Could Brian Shaw make a return to Los Angeles this summer? While appearing on ESPN’s Greeny & Golic, former Laker John Salley spoke of how Shaw was “one of the best basketball minds I’ve been around as a player,” and […]

  • Lakers Fire Byron Scott, Begin Coaching Search Immediately

    The Lakers have informed Byron Scott that they will not be picking up his 2016-17 option, which marks the end of a two-year period that saw the Lakers complete franchise-worst losing seasons in consecutive years. Scott, who was brought in following Mike D’Antoni’s resignation after the 2013-14 season, was the Lakers’ top choice at the time. Many […]

  • Ice Cube Reveals Plans For Kobe Bryant Movie

    A Kobe Bryant movie made by Ice Cube? Where do we sign up?! After the incredible success of Straight Outta Compton last year, this news should excite fans of the Black Mamba. In an interview with Angie Martinez that was recorded before Bryant’s final game last week, Cube revealed that he has plans for a movie […]