Tag: LA Lakers

The LA Lakers are in trouble but LeBron James thinks they still have a chance to make the playoffs and make a championship run despite their injury problems and offensive woes. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Will LeBron James and the LA Lakers Miss the Playoffs?

The Los Angeles Lakers lost three games in a row without Anthony Davis in the lineup, and everyone in Tinsel Town is wondering if LeBron James and the Lakers will miss the playoffs this season after they slipped seven games below .500. The eggheads at FiveThirtyEight estimated that the Lakers […]

Anthony Davis from the LA Lakers clutches his sprained ankle after he suffered an injury on a freak play against the Utah Jazz at Crypto.com Arena. (Image: Getty)

LA Lakers Lose Anthony Davis for 4 Weeks with 2 Injuries

The last thing that the Los Angeles Lakers needed right now was another injury to Anthony Davis, who went down with a sprained ankle last night in the second quarter against the Utah Jazz. An MRI also revealed a sprained mid-foot, so the Lakers will shut Davis down for at […]

LeBron James from the LA Lakers jogging back on defense against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclay's Center. (Image: Michelle Campbell/Getty)

Old Man and the Knee: LeBron James Out Amid Lakers Skid

The Los Angeles Lakers shut down LeBron James for at least a week while he recovers from a knee injury, and the Lakers are in deep trouble after losing three games in a row. The Lakers finally returned home to Tinsel Town after an ugly six-game road trip on the […]

John Wall playing with the Houston Rockets last season, but he could get dealt in a trade for Russell Westbrook a second time in the last 14 months. (Image: Getty)

NBA Rumors: John Wall and Russell Westbrook Trade Reprise?

Trade rumors involving the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers were taken off the table after a Russell Westbrook and Ben Simmons swap were shot down. However, there’s been a lot of chatter in Hollywood about the Lakers acquiring John Wall in a trade with the Houston Rockets for Westbrook. […]

Frank Vogel on the sidelines during a recent game with the struggling LA Lakers. (Image: Elsa/Getty)

Will the Slumping LA Lakers Fire Head Coach Frank Vogel?

The Los Angeles Lakers are barely a break-even team, and they could make head coach Frank Vogel the scapegoat by firing him before the season ends. That’s the latest rumor swirling around in Hollywood; that Vogel might not survive the week if the Lakers don’t turn things around quickly, and […]

Russell Westbrook and LeBron James from the Los Angeles Lakers celebrate a win against the Utah Jazz at Crypto.com Arena to end a three-game losing streak. (Image: Ringo Chiu/AP)

Will the Struggling LA Lakers Finish Above 42.5 Wins This Season?

The Los Angeles Lakers (22-22) won exactly 50% of their games through the first half of the season, but oddsmakers at DraftKings updated their NBA win totals prop bet with the Lakers listed at 42.5 o/u wins to finish the season. The Lakers winning 43 games or more this season […]

Jerami Grant from the Detroit Pistons could become a member of the LA Lakers prior to the trade deadline. (Image: Getty)

LA Lakers Trade Rumors: Moving Russell Westbrook, Eyeing Jerami Grant

Hollywood loves a scrumptious morsel of gossip, and there’s no shortage of trade rumors swirling around town involving the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers could trade point guard Russell Westbrook or bolster their frontline by acquiring Jerami Grant from the Detroit Pistons, or Myles Turner from the Indiana Pacers. The […]

Kevin Durant from the Brooklyn Nets elevates over a defender from the Detroit Pistons during a game at Barclays Center. (Image: Nic Antaya/Getty)

NBA Futures: Nets, Warriors, Suns, Bucks in Top 4 to Start 2022

The calendar may have changed to 2022, but the Brooklyn Nets are still the consensus favorite to win the 2022 NBA championship at +245 odds, according to a recent futures update by DraftKings. The Golden State Warriors are right behind them at +550 odds, with the defending-champion Milwaukee Bucks and […]

Detroit Pistons coaches and an NBA official attempt to hold back Isaiah Stewart after LeBron James from the Lakers caught him with an elbow to the face. (Image: Carlos Osorio/AP)

NBA Suspends LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart After Palace Spat

The NBA issued a one-game suspension to Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James after he bloodied Isaiah Stewart from the Detroit Pistons with an elbow to his face and Stewart went berserk. The Lakers visit the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden, but LeBron will miss Tuesday night’s game […]

Milwaukee Bucks big man Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo shoots over Anthony Davis of the LA Lakers during a victory at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. (Image: Jeff Hanisch/USA Today Sports)

NBA High Guys: Greek Freak Torches Lakers for 47 Points (VIDEO)

Giannis “Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo lit up the Los Angeles Lakers for 47 points last night in a 109-102 victory. Antetokounmpo scored his highest total through the first 15 games of the season. It’s also the most points he’s erupted for since putting up 50 points against the Phoenix Suns in […]