Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers chose Larry Nance Jr. with the 27th overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, only to learn the Wyoming forward sent out a critical tweet about Kobe Bryant three years ago.
The Lakers had their highest draft choice since 1982 after going 21-61 during the 16-time champion franchise’s worst season. They’ve made just five previous top-two selections in their history, and four turned out to be Hall of Famers.
With only a few days left until the NBA draft, in which the Los Angeles Lakers have drawn a second overall draft pick, the purple and gold are reportedly looking to acquire All-Star Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins.
A special moment was caught on camera during Los Angeles Laker Nick Young’s birthday celebration.
The Los Angeles Lakers have completed the purchase of five acres that will be the site of their new team headquarters.
We take a look at some of the top 2nd overall picks to be drafted into the NBA since 2005.
Ben McLemore scored 24 points, Derrick Williams added 22 and the Sacramento Kings sent the Los Angeles Lakers to the worst record in franchise history with a 122-99 victory Wednesday night in both clubs’ season finale.
Guard Jeremy Lin hasn’t ruled out a return to the Los Angeles Lakers next season despite his up-and-down first season with the club.
Omri Casspi had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists to help the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Lakers 102-92 on Monday night.
Kenneth Faried scored a season-high 29 points and had 11 rebounds, Danilo Gallinari added 27 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-101 on Wednesday night.
Blake Griffin and J.J. Redick scored 27 points apiece and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Lakers 105-100 Tuesday night, completing a 4-0 season sweep of their downtrodden Staples Center co-tenant.
Blake Griffin scored 18 points, DeAndre Jordan added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers sent the Lakers to their franchise-record 56th defeat of the season, 106-78 Sunday night.
C.J. McCollum scored a career-high 27 points, Damian Lillard added 20 and the Portland Trail Blazers celebrated their Northwest Division title with a 107-77 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Dwight Buycks to a 10-day contract.
Anthony Davis scored 20 points and the New Orleans Pelicans inched closer to a possible playoff berth with a 113-92 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.