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Los Angeles Lakers rumors.

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    Lakers Rumors: Kevin Ollie Seeking Player Personnel Control In L.A.?

    Could Kevin Ollie make the jump from college to the NBA this summer? According to, Ollie is interested in the Lakers job, though he may be looking for more than just a role as the team’s head coach. “Of course he is interested,” a source told “He is from Crenshaw.” Ollie, 43, went to Crenshaw High […]

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    Lakers Rumors: Scott Brooks Was “Intrigued” By L.A. Head Coaching Job

    You can cross Scott Brooks off your list too, Laker fans. On Thursday, Brooks agreed to a five-year, $35 million deal with the Washington Wizards, according to Adrian Wojnarowski from The Vertical. Over the weekend it was revealed that Brooks apparently had interest in the Lakers’ head coaching job if it became available this summer. […]

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    Report: Tom Thibodeau Had Interest In Joining Lakers

    Did the Lakers just miss out on Tom Thibodeau? Thibodeau agreed to a $40 million deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday, though he also had interest in joining the Lakers, according to Adrian Wojnarowski from The Vertical. Wojnarowski says that Thibs “always had his eyes on the most glamorous job in basketball, but the […]


    Lakers “Deliberating” Whether To Keep Byron Scott Or Fire Him

    The first-round of the playoffs are in full swing, and so is the hiring of NBA coaches. On Tuesday, Earl Watson signed a three-year deal to be the head coach of the Phoenix Suns. On Wednesday, Tom Thibodeau was said to be finalizing a five-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Lakers, meanwhile, are still talking […]

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    Brandon Bass To Decline Player Option, Will Become Free Agent

    It looks like the Los Angeles Lakers will have an extra $3 million or so to spend this offseason. According to Chris Haynes from, Lakers big man Brandon Bass will decline his $3.1 million player option and become an unrestricted free agent in July. Bass, 30, averaged 7.2 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 20.3 […]

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    Scott Brooks Interested In Lakers Head Coaching Job?

    There is much change to come this summer for the Los Angeles Lakers. For the first time in 20 years, Kobe Bryant’s name won’t be listed on their roster, and Gary Vitti will leave his role on the team’s bench for good. However, will the change reach as far as the team’s coaching staff? If […]