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D'Angelo Russell Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Ankle and Return

Link to Media<p>D'Angelo Russell suffered a right ankle injury in the Los Angeles Lakers' loss to the Sacramento Kings on Jan. 7. Despite briefly returning on Jan. 8, he exited after eight minutes of action and missed Sunday's game. However, he is ready to return.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Russell Active …

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The Lakers are either way behind the rest of the NBA, or secretly way ahead of it

SMK22615.jpg<p>At some point, we might have to start wondering if the Los Angeles Lakers are playing the NBA’s sneakiest game of possum.<p>The MIT Sloan …

Best 2015 Free Agents for Los Angeles Lakers To Pair With Julius Randle

Link to Media<p>Julius Randle had the utter misfortune to suffer a broken leg in his rookie debut for the Los Angeles Lakers in October. But the No. 7 draft pick should be ready to sail back into action next season—hopefully paired with a top free agent.<p>When it comes to the most effective partnership …

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Mitch Kupchak: Lakers Won't Sacrifice Future for Kobe Bryant | BSO

NBA News<p>February 22, 2015 Kobe Bryant, Mitch Kupchak, L.A. Lakers<p>Lakers general manger Mitch Kupchak said that the team wouldn’t sacrifice the future …

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Lakers rank at the bottom of analytics rankings

Data, concepts and every tiny detail about basketball isn't something new, but it's something moving quickly across NBA front offices. The Los …

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The Lakers trade deadline value guide

<b>#12 - Kobe Bryant</b><p>Undoubtedly the toughest player to gauge value. On one hand, Kobe showed that if healthy (and perhaps if he played for a coach that …

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Lakers Front Office Under Major Pressure to Upgrade Roster During 2015 Offseason

Link to Media<p>The Los Angeles Lakers are in desperate need of a major roster upgrade. But with the February 19 trade deadline looming, the front office has yet to pull the trigger on a single swap.<p>Management may simply be biding its time until the 2015 offseason. Or it may have a last-minute trick …

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NBA trade rumors 2015: Lakers, Rockets in pursuit of Goran Dragic

Phoenix's star point guard could be on the move while new Kings coach George Karl may shake up the roster.<p>With word going around that Phoenix might be willing to part with Goran Dragic for a first-round pick, the Houston Rockets are showing increased interest in reacquiring the 28-year-old guard, …

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Lakers Trade Rumors: LA Should Not Pursue Taj Gibson at Deadline

Link to Media<p>The Los Angeles Lakers need to stop what they're doing and get it through their heads that now is not the time to add talent.<p>Sean Deveney of Sporting News reported last week that the Lakers have shown interest in Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson.<p>"In recent weeks, he [Gibson] has …

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Magic Johnson thinks Kobe Bryant should retire if the Lakers fail to add a superstar this summer

mj21115.jpg<p>The Los Angeles Lakers, as was the case last season, will have tons of cap space this summer. Unless the odds go against them in this …

Lakers Trade Rumors Tracker: Latest Updates Ahead of NBA Trade Deadline

Link to Media<p>One benefit of being a terrible team is the fact that the trade deadline is a chance to accrue future assets. The Los Angeles Lakers are in a spot they aren't familiar with, which could make the next seven days a crapshoot of opportunities in this market.<p>Whether the front office will …

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Lakers Rumors: Whispers from Los Angeles on Jeremy Lin, Goran Dragic and More

Link to Media<p>Let’s be perfectly honest as the Feb. 19 trade deadline approaches in the NBA—the big, bad Los Angeles Lakers are sellers just playing out the string for the rest of the season.<p>After all, they check in at an abysmal 13-37 with 12 losses in their last 13 games, including two in a row in …

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7 Realistic Free-Agent Fits Los Angeles Lakers Must Chase During 2015 Offseason

Link to Media<p>The Los Angeles Lakers will have money to spend during the offseason, and that's a good thing considering the current state of the roster.<p>Kobe Bryant is out for the rest of the season (again), the team is floundering with project players and reclamation projects, and nobody seems to …

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In Wake of Lost Stars, Lakers Stuck with Roster Full of Unrealized Potential

Link to Media<p>MILWAUKEE — This is the Wesley Johnson era.<p>Whether it's Mike D'Antoni or Byron Scott coaching, whichever part of Kobe Bryant's body isn't working right, the past two seasons have been marked by the Los Angeles Lakers having no choice but to invest in irrational hope that someone as …

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Lakers Rumors: Analyzing Buzz on Kobe Bryant's Return and Jordan Hill's Future

Link to Media<p>Following a 113-105 overtime loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, the Los Angeles Lakers fell to 13-36 on the season and remain fifth in the Pacific Division while holding the NBA's fourth-worst record. Just how bad is that? Well, some sportsbooks have already removed the team's championship …

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Kobe Bryant and Los Angeles Lakers Entering Uncharted Crossroads Together

Link to Media<p>Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers have been joined at the hip for 19 years. But the legendary superstar and his team are now in an uncertain crossroads, and nobody really knows what comes next.<p>Bryant recently underwent season-ending surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff and is …

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Lakers still in position to keep their '15 draft pick

The Los Angeles Lakers tank rolled to a loss to begin the week to the Washington Wizards, hit a pothole with a double overtime victory over the …

Hubbard: Kobe Bryant: A Waste of Money? Let's Wait and See

LOS ANGELES – The numbers make the pro-side of the argument difficult, even for a determined apologist. Forty-one games played; 123 either missed or …

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Sources: Lakers' Jordan Hill expected to miss two weeks

Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill will miss two weeks with a strained muscle in his hip joint, a league source told Yahoo Sports.<p>After suffering …

Lakers Rumors: Kobe Bryant Will Be Key in Acquiring Trade and Free-Agent Targets

Link to Media<p>The Los Angeles Lakers are an absolute mess, though there is actually a small glimmer of hope on the horizon. The horizon is a bit far away for fans of the team, but it's a vision worth being patient about.<p>Kobe Bryant is done for the season. He will no longer have an impact on the …

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Why Los Angeles Lakers Should Bring Back Carlos Boozer Next Season

Link to Media<p>Carlos Boozer has been a mildly pleasant surprise since being assigned a bench role by the Los Angeles Lakers. Management will have a decision to make at the end of the season: whether or not to sign the free agent to a new contract.<p>The 33-year-old was picked up off amnesty waivers …

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5 Potential Stars Los Angeles Lakers Can Chase During 2015 Free Agency

Link to Media<p>Summer can't come soon enough for the Los Angeles Lakers faithful. Big changes are in store for a franchise that's produced just 13 wins in its first 47 games.<p>Whether the Lakers are able to sign a big-time free agent in the offseason is up for debate. And whether they make a big splash …

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Ryan Kelly back with Lakers after 30-point game with D-Fenders

Second-year power forward<p>Ryan Kellyscored a game-high 30 points on Friday nights, making a quick appearance with theD-Fenders.<p>The<p>Lakersbriefly assigned Kelly to theirNBA Development Leagueaffiliate, and the Duke product helped lead the D-Fenders (9-19) to a 136-126 victory over theBakersfield …

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Lakers Rumors: Buzz from Los Angeles on Kobe Bryant and More

Link to Media<p>The offseason cannot get here fast enough for the Los Angeles Lakers.<p>After all, they are one of the worst teams in the NBA recordwise, lost their lottery pick Julius Randle to a season-ending injury in the first game of the season and recently saw the legendary Kobe Bryant go down for …

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Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 9 hours ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 2 days ago<p>The Enduring Link Between Rock And Hip-Hop<p>A conversation with Daryl McDaniels -- …

Mitch Kupchak expects Kobe back

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said he fully expects Kobe Bryant to play next season after the Lakers star suffered a …

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant expected to be out nine months after shoulder surgery

Kobe Bryant is officially done for the season after having surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff Wednesday.<p>The Los Angeles Lakers also made it official that their superstar doesn't believe his career is finished.<p>Bryant is expected to need nine months to recover from his third straight …

Lakers avoid matching record skid by outlasting Bulls in 2OT

LOS ANGELES -- When the Los Angeles Lakers blew a nine-point lead in 70 seconds late in regulation, they certainly seemed to be careening straight …