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Has The Luck Run Out In LA, Or Not?

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The NBA lottery airs tonight on ESPN at 8:30 pm EST in Chicago and tonight could be a very interesting night for the historic franchise
Hornets at Wizards 12/14/16. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

The Perfect Combo For The Lakers

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Dynamic Sniper; Which dynamic sniper will fit best with LeBron and the Lakers on and off the floor? There aren’t many options out there.
NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs – Round One Game One Recap

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The first round of the NBA playoffs have begun, now time for the theatrics and talented play to take center stage for us all to witness.
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As The Lakers Turn

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The Lakers right now are more soap opera than basketball team, and they have pivotal decisions to make during the offseason to get the team back on track.
Home of The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, The Staples Center. Photo Credit: Carol M. Highsmith - Library of Congress

Where Did It Go Wrong For The Lakers?

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It was a tumultuous season for the Los Angeles Lakers, but where did it go wrong and why did they miss the playoffs yet again?
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Being Magic Johnson Ain’t A Bad Gig

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While he could not refuse to help the Lakers in 2017, Magic Johnson decided in 2019 that saying no to being Magic was a gig he couldn’t give up.
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What’s Next For The Los Angeles Lakers?

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Where will the Los Angeles Lakers go from here now that Magic Johnson has resigned? What's next on the horizon for this storied franchise?
Los Angeles Clippers Vs Phoenix Suns At Staples Center. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Los Angeles Playoff Basketball — Clippers That Is

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There will be playoff basketball in Los Angeles in 2019, but it won't be the Los Angeles Playoff team that you probably expected.
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“I’m Stepping Down.” Magic Johnson Resigns As President Of Basketball Operations

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In a rather surprising and shocking move, Magic Johnson resigns as the President of Basketball Operations effective Tuesday, April 9.
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One LA Team Heads to the Playoffs, While the Other Stays Home

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One LA team will be participating in the NBA playoffs, while the other will be staying home. The Lakers and Clippers see themselves in different situations.
West Coast Mix And Bounce

EP 8: Playoffs Approach, Clippers Claim LA Spot

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Playoffs Approach: In this week's episode, Brauna and Leslie go back to edit their original Western Conference bracket predictions.
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The Beginning Of The End Of LeBron James?

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The Lakers have missed the postseason again, and LeBron James was shut down for the remainder of the season. Are we witnessing the beginning of the end?
Lakers Basketball

Who Can (Will) It Be Now? The Next Laker That Is

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The Lakers are in a tough situation and must have a successfull summer in bringing in a big name free agent to join LeBron and become the next Laker.
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Big Baller Brand Dream A Bust?

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Big Baller Brand Bust? LaVar Ball once told us that he would present the most prolific family in the history of the NBA. It's been over 2 years now.
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The Lakers Must Wait ‘Til Next Year

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The Los Angeles Lakers must wait for another season to see their playoff-less streak come to an end. An exciting offseason is about to ensue.
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It’s Over . . . The Lakers Season That Is

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The Lakers are on the outside looking in at the postseason party for the sixth straight year, and the streak a finals appearances for LeBron will end.
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Does Doc Rivers Have the Medicine the Los Angeles Lakers Need?

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Doc Rivers may have just signed an extension with the Los Angeles Clippers, but is he just what the Los Angeles Lakers need?
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Lakers Or Clippers? Which Franchise Rules Los Angeles Basketball

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Lakers or Clippers? The Lakers have long been the gold standard of basketball in Los Angles but are times changing and are the Clippers on the rise?
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Does Magic Johnson Still Have The Magic Touch?

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Does Magic Johnson Still Have the Magic Touch? The spotlight will be on him once again, as he and Rob Pelinka will have the task to reshape the Lakers.
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Luke Walton’s Last Days Nearing With Season’s End

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After one of the most disappointing seasons in Lakers history, it seems as if the blame is going to land on Luke Walton likely leading to his firing.
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Lakers Unsuccessful Trade Attempts for Anthony Davis Causes Serious Repercussions

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The Los Angeles Lakers' unsuccessful attempt at trading for Anthony Davis has caused problems for their young, inexperienced team.
Home of The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, The Staples Center. Photo Credit: Carol M. Highsmith - Library of Congress

The Los Angeles Lakers Actual Trade Deadline Moves

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In desperate need of offensive shooting, the L.A. Lakers traded Svi Mykhailiuk to the Pistons Ivica Zubac along with Michael Beasley to the Clippers.
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Los Angeles Lakers Crush Warriors Without LeBron James On Christmas, Can’t Close Out in The Fourth Quarter Against the Kings

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The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Golden State Warriors 127-101 without LeBron James on Christmas day. However, their aggression runs out against the Kings.
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The Inevitable Duo of LeBron James and Kyle Kuzma

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As the 2018-2019 season develops, LeBron James and Kyle Kuzma's chemistry has been key to positioning the Lakers in the 4th seed of the Western Conference.
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Lonzo Ball Lack Of Aggressiveness Hurting The Los Angeles Lakers

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The lack of aggressiveness shown by Lonzo Ball in the past five games is hurting the Los Angeles Lakers chances to dominate in the Western Conference.
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Luke Walton: The Man Behind The Lakers This Season

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Luke Walton learned about coaching from Phil Jackson to Warriors coach Steve Kerr. This season he will add his own coaching style for a playoff push.
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Lakers Defense Falls Short vs. Portland Trailblazers

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The Lakers first regular season game came in a 128-119 loss to the Portland Trailblazers that unveiled a cause for concern on defense.
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Brandon Ingram: Los Angeles Lakers Rising Star, Part III

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It seems as if Brandon Ingram was forgotten last season, but this lanky, small forward has proven his ability to be a rising star this upcoming season.
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Los Angeles Lakers Rising Star Part II: Lonzo Ball

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Despite all the criticism, Lonzo Ball had a talented first season. His ability to faciliate on offense and ability to defend makes him a potential rising star.
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Kyle Kuzma, Los Angeles Lakers Rising Star

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LeBron James is not the only Laker to keep an eye out for. Second year rookie Kyle Kuzma is a rising star with the ability to make his mark in…
NBA Summer League

NBA Summer League Finals: Lakers Lose To Trail Blazers, 91-73

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The Los Angeles Lakers, lost to the Portland Trail Blazers, 91-73 on Tuesday night in the Summer League Championship finals.
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Los Angeles Lakers 2018 Free Agency Moves

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After signing free agent LeBron James, they completed their free agency agenda by adding defensive players: Rondo, McGee, Stephenson, and Caldwell-Pope.
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LeBron James Signs With The Los Angeles Lakers

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Klutch Sports announces that LeBron James will be signing with the Los Angeles Lakers on a four-year, $153.3 million-dollar.