1. Lakers to Wear Shaquille O'Neal-Themed Socks in Honor of Staples Center Statue

    Shaquille O'Neal 's Staples Center statue will be unveiled when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Minnesota Timberwolves at 10:30 p.m. ET Friday night. On the court, the Big Aristotle's former team will rock Shaq-themed Stance socks...

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  2. Shaq Sculpture Designer: Why the Diesel Is 10 Times Stronger Than Michael Jordan

    When wondering how I might die one day, the image typically involves my body being swallowed up by a mountain of empty pizza boxes or fast-food wrappers. Now, I'm forced to consider the notion of a 1,500-pound Shaquille O'Neal falling on my head...

    Dave Schilling Written by Dave Schilling about 6 hours ago 74,812 reads 0 comments

  3. When Push Comes to Shove in NBA, Everyone's Under the Microscope

    LOS ANGELES — The NBA has had zero chill over the last week. Last Friday, Lakers veteran Nick Young kicked off Hold-Me-Back Week when he shoved Milwaukee Buck Greg Monroe...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 8 hours ago 7,755 reads 0 comments

  4. NBA Power Rankings: Can Warriors or Cavs Reclaim Top Spot Before Playoffs?

    It's musical chairs time for the NBA 's elite, with major movement again occurring inside the top 10. There's even a new team occupying the No. 1 spot...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 8 hours ago 56,867 reads 0 comments

  5. David Nwaba, Lakers Agree to Multiyear Contract

    The Los Angeles Lakers signed guard David Nwaba to a multiyear deal following two 10-day contract stints with the Purple and Gold, the team announced Tuesday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 15,604 reads 0 comments

  6. 5 Free Agents Los Angeles Lakers Should Target in 2017 NBA Offseason

    Summer free agency is still months away, but for the Los Angeles Lakers , the opportunity to sign some meaningful talent can’t come soon enough...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 4 days ago 45,833 reads 0 comments

  7. B/R NBA's 2-on-2 Sweet 16 Bracket: Which Duo Takes All in NBA Jam-Style Tourney?

    Tournaments and brackets are hot this time of year, and search engine optimization never rests. So we've compiled a fun little two-on-two tournament featuring 16 sets of NBA teammates, pre -ranked and set against one another for your entertainment...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 days ago 116,018 reads 0 comments

  8. Every NBA Team's Most Promising Prospect

    Feel like peering into the future of your favorite NBA team? It's understandable if you don't. Not every squad is adequately stocked for tomorrow. Others are so committed to the present now that's it's tough to think about anything else...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 days ago 204,668 reads 0 comments

  9. Luke Walton Says Bucks Staffer Touched Lakers Player During On-Court Altercation

    Head coach Luke Walton had a few problems with the way officials handled the scuffle between the Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night. He especially took issue with someone on the Bucks staff pushing Brandon Ingram...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 days ago 35,141 reads 0 comments

  10. Lakers Put on Historically Bad 3-Point Display Versus Rockets

    The Los Angeles Lakers connected on just three of their 25 three-point attempts during Wednesday's game against the Houston Rockets ...

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  11. 7 Intriguing 2017 NBA Draft Prospects for Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers are steaming toward the 2017 NBA draft, holding down last place in the West and helping their lottery odds by losing 10 of their last 11 games...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 9 days ago 20,903 reads 0 comments

  12. Lakers Rumors: Luol Deng Reportedly Also Shut Down Alongside Timofey Mozgov

    The Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly shut down veterans Luol Deng and Timofey Mozgov for the remainder of the season. Marc J...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 days ago 35,955 reads 0 comments

  13. Underrated NBA Draft Prospects to Watch for in March Madness

    March Madness has something for everyone. While NBA fans are inevitably watching their brackets unravel, they'll be keeping their eyes on the future waves of professional players...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 9 days ago 39,316 reads 0 comments

  14. Lakers Rumors: Timofey Mozgov Reportedly Shut Down to Give Young Players Minutes

    The Los Angeles Lakers are looking toward their future by benching center Timofey Mozgov . Per Marc J...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 days ago 17,444 reads 0 comments

  15. Will Any of the L.A. Lakers' Young Players Emerge as a Star?

    LOS ANGELES — Gail Goodrich's No. 25 jersey sits in the rafters of Staples Center. The Hall of Fame shooting guard is one of the Los Angeles Lakers ' all-time greats who helped the team win the 1971-72 title...

    Eric Pincus Written by Eric Pincus about 11 days ago 50,010 reads 0 comments

  16. Rob Pelinka Discusses State of Lakers in Introductory Press Conference

    The Los Angeles Lakers formally introduced Rob Pelinka as their new general manager Friday, and he outlined his vision for the organization during a press conference that was ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 14 days ago 41,603 reads 0 comments

  17. Lakers Show Loyalty Matters More Than Family with New Magic-Pelinka Front Office

    LOS ANGELES — The buzzword in L.A. is "family," because everyone has one and it's natural to rubberneck when someone else's has run itself off the road…especially when the folks can afford much more than a minivan...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 14 days ago 35,156 reads 0 comments

  18. 2017 NBA Mock Draft: Conference Tournament Edition

    Conference tournament play is underway, which means each NBA team has scouts spread out across the country evaluating for the draft. Even the general managers have made their way to New York , Washington , D...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 14 days ago 253,076 reads 0 comments

  19. Nick Young's Home Reportedly Burglarized in LA, $500k in Cash and Jewelry Stolen

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young 's home was reportedly burglarized in February, resulting in the theft of $500,000 in cash and jewelry. According to TMZ Sports , law-enforcement sources confirmed that burglars took a safe from Young's L...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 15 days ago 25,662 reads 1 comments

  20. Rob Pelinka Officially Announced as Los Angeles Lakers GM

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced Rob Pelinka as their new general manager Tuesday. The team made his hiring official two weeks after Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the sides were working toward a multiyear deal...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 17 days ago 31,863 reads 0 comments

  21. Issues That Magic Johnson Must Address as LA Lakers' New Leader

    With the playoffs nowhere in sight, Los Angeles Lakers fans knew the clock was running out on Jim Buss' tenure as the team's executive vice president of basketball operations ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 18 days ago 29,395 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Top 22 Under 22: Ranking the League's Top Young Stars

    The NBA talent pool is overflowing. The banana boat generation still claims a few spots near the top of the food chain, while in-prime 20-somethings are making their presences felt all across the MVP race...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 18 days ago 241,663 reads 0 comments

  23. Larry Nance Jr. Suffers Sprained Wrist During Pelicans vs. Lakers

    Los Angeles Lakers power forward Larry Nance Jr. suffered a right wrist sprain during Sunday's 105-97 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans , per Baxter Holmes of ESPN.com...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 19 days ago 2,156 reads 0 comments

  24. Jeanie Buss Sought Restraining Order Against Brothers to Keep Lakers Control

    Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss sought a temporary restraining order Friday against her brothers, Jim and Johnny, after they attempted to "oust her as the Lakers president ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 21 days ago 74,165 reads 0 comments

  25. Nick Young, Lou Williams Troll Each Other over Unpaid Debt on Twitter

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young learned he may want to stay away from Twitter if he allegedly owes somebody cash. Young sent out what probably seemed, at the time, to be a harmless tweet Thursday...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 22 days ago 12,564 reads 0 comments