Tag: LA Lakers

Trevor Ariza high-fives LeBron James during the Los Angeles Lakers media day last week in El Segundo. (Image: Getty)

Lakers Forward Trevor Ariza Out 2 Months After Ankle Surgery

Trevor Ariza signed a one-year min-deal with the Los Angeles Lakers in the offseason, but he’ll have to wait a couple of months to join the team after he underwent arthroscopic debridement surgery to repair a lingering ankle injury. Ariza, 36, played for 10 teams during 17 seasons in the […]

DeAndre Jordan playing with the Brooklyn Nets last season at Barclays Center. (Image: Getty)

LA Lakers Sign DeAndre Jordan, Trade Marc Gasol

The Los Angeles Lakers made a couple of major roster moves when they signed center DeAndre Jordan and then sent Marc Gasol and a second-round draft pick to the Memphis Grizzlies in a trade that included the rights for Wang Zhelin. Jordan, 33, started in 43 games for the Brooklyn […]

Kyrie Irving from the Brooklyn Nets drives the lane against Julius Randle of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (Image: Al Bello/Getty)

NBA Win Totals Released, Brooklyn Nets Lead League at 56.5

Oddsmakers released win totals for the 2021-22 season and it’s not surprising to see the Brooklyn Nets as the consensus favorite, along with the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Utah Jazz, and NBA Finals runner-up, Phoenix Suns, among the top five. DraftKings set the win totals for the […]

The NBA scheduled five games for Christmas starting with the New York Knicks hosting the Atlanta Hawks at noon and concluding the Dallas Mavericks at the Utah Jazz. (Image: Getty)

Knicks/Hawks and Nets/Lakers Headline NBA’s Christmas Quintuple-Header

What’s a better way to celebrate the Christmas spirit than with five consecutive NBA games? The NBA released its Christmas Day schedule with a quintuple-header featuring the Atlanta Hawks at New York Knicks, Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors at Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets at Los Angeles Lakers, […]

Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers is the subject of heavy trade rumors, including the LA Lakers, after a disappointing run during the 2021 NBA Playoffs. (Image: AP)

Ben Simmons Buys $17.5 Million House in LA, Lakers Trade Rumors Begin

Ben Simmons from the Philadelphia 76ers reportedly plunked down $17.5 million to buy a swanky house in the tony enclave of Hidden Hills in Los Angeles, which is currently fueling a tsunami of trade rumors involving the LA Lakers. Simmons played like crap in the postseason, especially during the Eastern […]

AEG founder Philip F. Anschutz poses with the team and the Stanley Cup after defeating the New Jersey Devils in Game Six of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals at Staples Center on June 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings defeated the Devils 6-1 to win the series 4 games to 2.  (Image: Christian Petersen/Getty)

AEG Founder Selling LA Lakers Stake to Dodgers, Sparks Owners

Philip F. Anschutz is set to sell his stake in the NBA’s LA Lakers to LA Dodgers owners Mark Walter and Todd Boehly. Anschutz, founder of the entertainment and sports conglomerate AEG, owns 27% of the Lakers. The proposed sale still needs approval by the NBA’s Board of Governors. Assuming […]

LeBron James, seen here screaming in agony when he rolled his ankle against the Atlanta Hawks in late March, missed 24 games with the LA Lakers while recovering from the injury. (Image: Marcio Jose Sanchez/Getty)

LeBron James to Return for LA Lakers and NY Knicks Game?

LeBron James missed 24 games due to a severely sprained ankle injury, but he participated in practice on Monday and could return to the hardwood when the New York Knicks play the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center in downtown LA on Tuesday evening. LeBron is considered day-to-day for the […]