Gary Vitti of the Los Angeles Lakers works on Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Longtime Lakers Trainer Gary Vitti To Step Down After Next Season

Longtime Lakers trainer Gary Vitti will step down after next season, according to a report Monday.


Olivier Hanlan #21 of the Utah Jazz handles the ball against the Los Angeles Lakers on July 17, 2015 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Credit: Jack Arent/NBAE via Getty Images)

D’Angelo Russell Scores 21 In Lakers’ Summer League Finale

D’Angelo Russell finally looked like a second-overall draft pick on Friday, as the Lakers took on the Utah Jazz for their final game of the 2015 Summer League season.


Julius Randle #30 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots against the Minnesota Timberwolves during NBA Summer League on July 10, 2012 at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credit: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Julius Randle Shines In Lakers Summer League Loss

The Lakers lost their fourth game of the Summer League season 88-86 to the Dallas Mavericks but Julius Randle did score 17 points in the Lakers’ loss.


BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 25: Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves and D'Angelo Russell of the Los Angeles Lakers congradulate each other after being drafted during the 2015 NBA Draft on June 25, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  (Credit: Steve Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Projected 2015-2016 NBA All-Rookie Teams List

Now that the NBA Draft is complete and we are half-way through the NBA’s summer league, it is time to make our first round of projections for the 2015-2016 NBA All-Rookie teams.


LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 11: D'Angelo Russell #1 of the Los Angeles Lakers handles the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers on July 11, 2015 at Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Credit: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Russell Scores 14 In Lakers Win Against Okafor, 76ers

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 68-60 in their 2nd game of the summer league season.


LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 10: D'Angelo Russell #1 of the Los Angeles Lakers during NBA Summer League against the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 10, 2012 at Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Credit: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

No. 2 Overall Pick D’Angelo Russell Makes Lakers Debut In Summer League Opener

The Los Angeles Lakers played their first summer league game against the Minnesota Timberwolves as D’Angelo Russell made his Lakers debut. The Timberwolves ended up beating the Lakers 81-68.


WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: Roy Hibbert #55 of the Indiana Pacers celebrates after scoring a basket late in the fourth quarter of the Pacers 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Credit: by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Lakers Acquire Center Hibbert From Pacers

The Los Angeles Lakers have traded away a future second-round draft pick in exchange for Indiana Pacers’ center Roy Hibbert.


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Lakers Officially Sign Guard Lou Williams and Forward Brandon Bass

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed reigning sixth man of the year Lou Williams, and former Celtics forward Brandon Bass to multi-year contracts.


PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 15:  Wesley Johnson #11 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks to pas against P.J. Tucker #17 of the Phoenix Suns during the NBA game at US Airways Center on January 15, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.  The Suns defeated the Lakers 121-114. (Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wes Johnson Leaves Lakers For Clippers, Agrees To One-Year Deal

LOS ANGELES ( — Forward Wesley Johnson has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers, reportedly worth the veteran’s minimum. Johnson spent the past two seasons with the Lakers, where he averaged […]


OAKLAND, CA - JULY 2: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors poses for a photo at the Warriors draft pick press conference on July 2, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Top 5 Biggest NBA Draft Steals In The Last 10 Years

Here is a list of the biggest NBA Draft steals in the last 10 years.


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Report: LaMarcus Aldridge To Pass On Lakers, ‘Didn’t Quite Gel’ With Bryant

Portland Trailblazers forward and unrestricted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge will not be joining the Lakers next season, according to a report Wednesday.


LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 08: LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the Portland Trail Blazers handles the ball against DeAndre Jordan #6 of the Los Angeles Clippers at STAPLES Center on November 08, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Credit: Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers, Clippers Gear Up For Free Agency

NBA free agency begins tonight at 9:01 PST, and both the Lakers and the Clippers look to get involved in the market very early on.


PORTLAND, OR - APRIL  27: LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the Portland Trail Blazers dunks the ball in the second half of Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Houston Rockets during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Moda Center on April 27, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. The Blazers won the game 123-120. (Credit Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Report: LaMarcus Aldridge To Meet With Lakers ‘Immediately’ Once Free Agency Begins

LaMarcus Aldridge will meet with the Lakers once free agency begins on Tuesday at 9:01 PM, according to a report Monday.


Jordan Hill of the Lakers, left, looks to pass while being guarded by the Rockets' Donatas Motiejunas during Wednesday night's game in Houston. (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Lakers Decline Option On Jordan Hill; Move Clears Up Cap Room For Free Agents

The Lakers have declined the team option on forward Jordan Hill, according to reports.


Draft picks D'Angelo Russell, Larry Nance and Anthony Brown were all smiles Monday in El Segundo. (Photo credit:

Lakers Introduce Draft Picks; Russell ‘Can Definitely Play’ With Clarkson

The newest faces on the Los Angeles Lakers made their debut in the purple and gold Monday.