Tag: LA Lakers

LeBron James from the LA Lakers reminding teammate Russell Westbrook that he missed another defensive assignment. (Image: Getty)
NBA Prop Bets

Prop Bet: Will the LA Lakers Make the 2023 Playoffs Next Season?

DraftKings posted a fun prop bet and you can wager on whether or not the Los Angeles Lakers make the playoffs next season, with “yes” paying out -265 odds, and “no” paying out +210 odds. The Lakers won the 2020 NBA championship inside the NBA bubble in Orlando, which has […]

Shareef O’Neal played four games with the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA 2K23 Summer League in Las Vegas. (Image: Getty)

Chip Off the Old Shaq: Shareef O’Neal Signs with NBA G League Ignite

Shareef O’Neal, the son of NBA legend Shaquille “Shaq” O’Neal, signed a deal to join the NBA G League Ignite next season after a successful stint with the Los Angeles Lakers summer league squad. O’Neal played with the Lakers in the NBA 2K23 Summer League, impressing scouts from the Ignite, […]

Buddy Hield from the Indiana Pacers throws down a dunk against the Brooklyn Nets. (Image: Wendell Cruz/USA Today Sports)
NBA Trade Rumors

NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers Discussing Buddy Hield Swap with Indiana Pacers

Like one of those lost-long missed connections, the Los Angeles Lakers are once again courting Buddy Hield. The latest rumors coming out of Tinsel Town suggest the Lakers are trying to work out a Hield trade with the Indiana Pacers. This isn’t the first time the Lakers wanted to acquire […]

Russell Westbrook had a rough time with the Los Angeles Lakers last season. (Image: Getty)

Russell Westbrook and Agent Thad Foucher Split After 14 Years

Thad Foucher will no longer represent Russell Westbrook of the Los Angeles Lakers after 14 years, and Westbrook and his long-time agent agreed to part ways due to irreconcilable differences. There seems to be a huge rift between Foucher and Westbrook due to his current status with the Los Angeles […]

Patrick Beverly started 54 games with the Minnesota Timberwolves last season and helped guide them to a postseason berth. (Image: Getty)

NBA Trade Rumors: LA Lakers, Miami Heat Like Utah Jazz PG Patrick Beverly

The Utah Jazz are accepting trade offers for point guard Patrick Beverly, and the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat showed the most interest. Beverly, a three-time All-NBA Defense selection, averaged 9.2 points, 4.6 assists, and 4.1 rebounds per game in 58 games with the Minnesota Timberwolves last season. He […]

Center Thomas Bryant had a fledgling career with the Washington Wizards derailed by a knee injury. (Image: Robb Carr/Getty)

Cap-Scrapped LA Lakers Take a Flier on Center Thomas Bryant

The Los Angeles Lakers agreed to a one-year deal with center Bryant Thomas, who missed significant time the last two seasons with the Washington Wizards while recovering from an ACL injury. The Lakers don’t have much wiggle room to work with when signing free agents, so they have to gamble […]

Malik Monk from the LA Lakers drives against Kevin Huerter of the Atlanta Hawks last season, but the two will be teammates next season with the Sacramento Kings. (Image: Getty)

Sacramento Kings Add Kevin Huerter in Trade, Sign Malik Monk

The Sacramento Kings are desperate to end their 16-year playoff drought and are trying to climb out of the Western Conference basement by adding a pair of shooting guards to the roster. They acquired Kevin Huerter in a trade with the Atlanta Hawks and signed Malik Monk to a two-year […]

Russell Westbrook celebrates a rare victory with the LA Lakers last season despite constant trade rumors. (Image: Scott Wachter/USA Today Sports)
NBA Trade Rumors

Russell Westbrook Sticks Around for $47.1 Million, Lakers Still Shopping RWB

In a move that surprised no one, Russell Westbrook exercised a player option in his contract worth $47.1 million for the upcoming season with the Los Angeles Lakers. Meanwhile, the Lakers continue their difficult pursuit of trying to trade Westbrook without many teams looking to help them out. Westbrook, 33, […]

Kawhi Leonard from the Los Angeles Clippers and LeBron James of the LA Lakers will try to lead their respective teams to a NBA championship in 2023. (Image: Harry How/Getty)

NBA Futures in Los Angeles: Buy the Clippers, Sell the Lakers

If you treat the NBA futures market like real financial investment opportunities, then keep an eye on both pro basketball teams in Los Angeles. When it comes to 2023 NBA championship futures, you should “buy” the LA Clippers with Kawhi Leonard returning to action, and “sell” the LA Lakers if […]

Los Angeles Lakers and LeBron James will select a new head coach among three finalists including Darvin Ham (left), Kenny Atkinson, and Terry Stotts (far right). (Image: Clutch Points)

Darvin Ham, Terry Stotts Finalists for LA Lakers Head Coaching Vacancy

The Los Angeles Lakers frantically have been looking for a new head coach and after an extensive search, three candidates are still in the running: Darvin Ham, Terry Stotts, and Kenny Atkinson. With the Lakers narrowing their search to a final three, it quickly ended any speculation that Doc Rivers […]

Kenny Atkinson on the sidelines of a Brooklyn Nets game during his last stint as a head coach in 2020. (Image: Michael Reaves/Getty)

Kenny Atkinson, Terry Stotts Interview for Lakers Gig

The Los Angeles Lakers continued their search of a head coach and interviewed Kenny Atkinson and Terry Stotts. Atkinson is currently an assistant coach under Steve Kerr with the Golden State Warriors, and the Lakers were granted the opportunity to interview Atkinson. Fellow assistant coach — Mike Brown — was […]

The LA Lakers are interested in hiring Darvin Ham, a top assistant coach with the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks. (Image: Matt Kelley/AP)

Lakers Interview Darvin Ham, Adrian Griffin for Head Coaching Vacancy

The search to replace former head coach Frank Vogel continues while the Los Angeles Lakers conduct interviews with top assistant coaches like Darvin Ham from the Milwaukee Bucks and Adrian Griffin from the Toronto Raptors. Meanwhile, Doc Rivers is still mentioned as being at the top of the shortlist of […]