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What should the Los Angeles Lakers do with Lou Williams?

Since stepping foot into the league back in 2005 with the Philadelphia 76’ers, Lou Williams has been a scoring machine. Being extremely undersized at 6’1’ and 175 pounds, Williams has formed into a potent scorer off the bench winning the sixth man of the year award with the Toronto Raptors two years ago. The Los Angeles Lakers got a steal when they signed him the year after...
Via isportsweb.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Lou Williams responds to trade rumors on Instagram Live

Los Angeles’ sixth man isn’t packing his bags just yet. As the Feb. 23 trade deadline inches closer, Lou Williams is likely going to be the Los Angeles Lakers player that garners the most interest on the open market. Williams’ 30 percent usage rate not only leads the Lakers, but is the highest mark of his career in that statistic, and while most players’ efficiency suffers...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
5 hours ago

Los Angeles Lakers: Is Demarcus Cousins a good fit?

The trade deadline is less than a week away and the Los Angeles Lakers sit at 14th place in the Western Conference (19-39), a half game ahead of the bottoming Phoenix Suns. Just so happens the Lake Show are only seven games back on the eight seed meaning that a playoff appearance is not completely out of the picture. Should the Lakers be buyers or sellers? There have been rumors...
Via isportsweb.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young says the Lakers’ goal is to win 30 games

Can they meet it? The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t going to be a playoff team. Such heights seemed like a possibility when the team rolled to a 10-10 start, but the Lakers now sit at 19-39, the third-worst record in the entire NBA. What is unknown is how many games the purple and gold can actually win, or whether or not Nick Young will even be with the team for the remainder of the...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
1 day ago

Lakers: Nick Young’s 18 Points Isn’t Enough for 3-Point Contest

Lakers Nick Young barely missed the second round of the 3-point contest with his 18 points. So Nick Young didn’t make every single one of his shots like we all expected, but he also didn’t embarrass himself. Young shot better than Kyle Lowry, C.J. McCollum, Wesley Matthews and reigning 3-point contest champion Klay Thompson. Not […] Lakers: Nick Young’s 18 Points Isn’t...
Via Lake Show Life
1 day ago

Watch Lakers Lou Williams and Metta World Peace show off their rap skills in NBA Talent Show

Two of Los Angeles’ vets showed off their flow on national TV. Anyone who thought Nick Young, D’Angelo Russell, and Brandon Ingram were going to be the Los Angeles Lakers’ only representatives at NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans were wrong. A few of the Lakers’ bench players also got a chance to show a national audience their stuff. Lakers reserves Metta World Peace and...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
1 day ago

Three Lakers That Should Have Done the 3-Point Contest

Nick Young is only the fourth player in Lakers history to compete in the 3-point contest. Here are three other players we think should have participated. Nick Van Exel (1998) The summer of 1996 was a big one for the Los Angeles Lakers. That summer, they signed Shaquille O’Neal to a seven-year deal worth up to $121 […] Three Lakers That Should Have Done the 3-Point Contest ...
Via Lake Show Life
1 day ago

Lakers: Brandon Ingram Anticipating a ‘Big Summer’ This Offseason

Brandon Ingram told Mark Medina of the OC Register that he expects to make huge strides in what he described as a “big summer” coming up. Leading up to the 2016 NBA Draft, scouts and executives knew that Brandon Ingram had the chance to be a special player. The 6-foot-9 forward out of Duke had […] Lakers: Brandon Ingram Anticipating a ‘Big Summer’ This Offseason - Lake...
Via Lake Show Life
1 day ago

Nick Young throws shade at former Lakers head coach Byron Scott

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young is having one of the best seasons of his 10-year NBA career. The always entertaining figure is averaging 13.8 points per game while shooting at a stellar 41 percent mark from three-point range.Never afraid to tell the media what is on his mind, Young attributes his new-found success to first-year Lakers head coach Luke Walton. He also has some...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Ingram trolls D’Angelo Russell: ‘He don’t pass the ball too much’

D’Angelo Russell’s teammate, Brandon Ingram, had some fun at the Lakers guard’s expense during the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night.Ingram, during an interview, trolled Russell in jest, although what he said was kind of true:“You know D’Angelo don’t pass the ball too much,” he joked. Russell wasn’t too selfish in the game, draining five of nine shots for 12...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mitch Kupchak: Lakers Having ‘More Meaningful’ NBA Trade Discussions

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak says the Lakers are having 'more meaningful' trade discussions this year. The majority of trade rumors have surrounded veteran guard Lou Williams...will the Lakers do anything before the trade deadline? Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon...
Via Lakers Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Magic Johnson Wants Kobe Bryant To Help With The Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers team advisor Magic Johnson says Kobe Bryant would be his first call. Could Kobe come back to the Lakers? Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA? https://youtu.be/4WarZXDWjxU Or Kobe's special message to Kevin Durant prior...
Via Lakers Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Walton tells story on-air of how he got Richard Jefferson suspended in college

Wednesday night’s ESPN broadcast of Dave Pasch, Bill Walton and Dick Vitale calling the NBA game between the Indiana Pacers and the Cleveland Cavaliers produced plenty of memorable moments, but the highlight may have been Walton sharing an unusual story about his connection to Cavs’ forward Richard Jefferson. Jefferson played at Arizona with Walton’s son Luke (now the Los...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Rumors: Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook Bound For Los Angeles?

Could Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook be bound for the L.A. Lakers in the future? Their agency seems to think so... Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA? https://youtu.be/4WarZXDWjxU Or Kobe's special message to Kevin Durant prior to...
Via Lakers Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kings can't trade DeMarcus Cousins, and that's their biggest problem

As the NBA trade deadline nears, there's one big name who won't be in play for teams looking to acquire a superstar.Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has his general manager's word he won't be traded before the Feb. 23 deadline, and with seemingly good reason. The Kings are set to offer Boogie a huge maximum extension this offseason, securing his services for the foreseeable...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Report: Lakers likely to trade Lou Williams before deadline

The LA Lakers may soon have to delete “Skip To My Lou” from their iPods.According to a report by Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype on Tuesday citing an anonymous general manager, the Lakers have shopped guard Lou Williams and “seem likely” to trade him before the February 23 deadline.Williams, the ex-Sixth Man of the Year, has been a powder keg off the Lakers’ bench this season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson wants Kobe to join Lakers front office

Magic Johnson is hoping to quickly expand his role with the Los Angeles Lakers, and he already knows what his first order of business would be if the team gave him more power.Trying to hire Kobe Bryant.In an appearance on ESPN’s “First Take” Tuesday, Johnson said he would allow Bryant to choose his position with the Lakers.“First call I make if I’m in charge? Kobe Bryant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Our love for 'viral social media' NBA players

For most fans, there are three categories of NBA players we root for. If you pull for a particular team, you will ride or die with everyone on that roster. After that, there are superstar players – think Stephen Curry, James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo or Joel Embiid – who are worth your time on league pass. And then there's a special third category.When Dion Waiters was drafted...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic says he has had four offers to run NBA teams

Magic Johnson says he was very much in-demand before the Los Angeles Lakers hired him.The newly-hired special adviser to Lakers president Jeanie Buss said he turned down four teams – including the New York Knicks – who at one point wanted him to be part of their basketball operations.“I’ve had four offers to run teams, to be owners of teams,” Johnson said, via Ananth Pandian...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley does not want you to pay $6.99 to watch Lakers-Bucks

Recently many sports leagues have offered single-team and single-game features to go along with their full season subscription packages. The developments are a godsend for people who want to just watch their favorite team without having to pay the larger price for the entire league. For the NBA League Pass, you can do both of these things. In fact, subscribing to a single game will...
Via Awful Announcing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant high school memorabilia stolen from his alma mater

Sunday night, several pieces of Kobe Bryant memorabilia from his days at Lower Merion High School were stolen from a display case in the high school. This comes off the heels of someone stealing Tom Brady’s Patriots jersey after Super Bowl LI. In an email sent to parents, school officials told them that a lock was broken outside the gymnasium. Of the things that were stolen out...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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