Lakers

Larry Nance, Nate Buss

Larry Nance Jr. says his dad told him: “Well, you’re now the enemy”

New Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. was on the air with Fred Roggin to talk about being the team’s 27th draft pick in the first round, how he felt when his name was […]

16 hours ago

Byron Scott is introduced as the successor to Mike D'Antoni as the Lakers' head coach during a news conference in Los Angeles Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Scott is coming home for his fourth NBA coaching job. He inherits a team that missed the playoffs for just the third time in 38 years. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Byron Scott: “We’ve got a great draft pick, but it’s going to take these guys some time”

The Beast 980 reporter Ted Sobel spoke with Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott after the team’s press conference today with the team’s three newest members — D’Angelo Russell, Larry Nance Jr., and Anthony Brown. […]

16 hours ago

Larry Nance, Nate Buss

LA Lakers select Wyoming’s Larry Nance Jr. with 27th pick

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 […]

06/26/2015

D'Angelo Russell

LA Lakers pick D’Angelo Russell 2nd overall in NBA draft

The Los Angeles Lakers chose Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell with the second pick in the NBA draft on Thursday, bypassing big man Jahlil Okafor to grab the ball-handling guard with the potential for greatness. Russell […]

06/25/2015

Mitch Kupchak

LA Lakers’ history says they’ll find a great with No. 2 pick

With 16 championships and a decades-long history of winning, the Los Angeles Lakers hardly ever get a shot at the NBA draft’s elite talent. Yet whenever they do, they’ve made an extraordinary choice. The Lakers […]

06/25/2015

Jahlil Okafor

Small ball was story of Finals, but bigs may own draft night

Small ball was the story of the NBA Finals. It might seem temporarily forgotten at the start of the NBA draft. The first three players taken Thursday could easily be a trio of big guys. […]

06/22/2015

Dodgers co-branded t-shirts

Dodgers partner with Clippers, Lakers and Kings for sport ticket packages

The Dodgers announced today three L.A. sports team ticket packages. The club has partnered with the Clippers for Tuesday, July 28 (7:10 p.m. vs. OAK), the Lakers for Tuesday, August 11 (7:10 p.m. vs. WAS) […]

06/19/2015

Daniel Orton, Shabazz Napier

Top 2 picks could meet in NBA Summer League opener

The top two picks in the draft could meet on the opening day of the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. The Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Lakers, who own the first two choices, will […]

06/16/2015

Kobe-tweet

Kobe Bryant weighs in on the NBA Finals on Twitter (of course)

Kobe Bryant has weighed in on the NBA Finals. “Cavs playing as if their life is on the line,” Bryant wrote on Twitter after Game 3, getting retweeted more than 10,000 times within the first […]

06/11/2015

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant to offer Game 3 analysis for livestream in China

Kobe Bryant, who has won five NBA championships, will be part of Sina’s pregame and postgame livestream of Game 3 of the NBA Finals in China. The Lakers superstar will provide analysis before and after […]

06/09/2015