Lakers point guard D’Angelo Russell showed off his skills at the NBA Rookie Photo Shoot on Saturday, sinking a half-court shot on camera, followed by a very accurate impersonation of Kobe Bryant.
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.
As these guys proved, the NBA dream isn’t over for the undrafted.
Which teams had us scratching our heads at their selections?
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.
The NBA has grown while the draft has shrunk; is it time for the draft to expand?
Arkansas PF Bobby Portis has been labeled as a possible draft sleeper, we got his thoughts on the draft process and where he sees his game fitting in the NBA.
Here’s a quick look at the top five sleepers for this year’s NBA Draft.
UCSB isn’t your typical college basketball powerhouse, but Alan Williams isn’t your typical draft prospect either. Here’s his story, as told by him.
Seven-footers are still highly coveted by NBA teams, but these players have historically been more prone to injury
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.
We take a look at some of the top 2nd overall picks to be drafted into the NBA since 2005.
Kevon Looney is leaving UCLA after one season to enter the NBA draft.
Knowing the Lakers finish fourth-worst record in the NBA, they’ll have a 11.9% percent on winning the number 1 overall-pick of the draft. Although unlikely they’ll get No. 1, they’ll be plenty of players to fulfill the Lakers’ weakest positions at the 5.
Athletes have long been known for having great style and the 2014 draft class did not disappoint.