Lakers News: Family Matter Forces Michael Beasley To Leave Team Before Tipoff

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports With the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center to wrap up a back-to-back against the Atlanta Hawks, they went into play without Michael Beasley. He was with the team Sunday, participated in warmups and was his upbeat spirits before leaving the arena for what the Lakers said is a family …

Lakers News: Luke Walton, Rajon Rondo Believe 'Screening Assist' Is Best Part

Harry How-Getty Images Although the Los Angeles Lakers are very early on in the Tyson Chandler era, all signs point to positive things from the 18-year veteran. Head coach Luke Walton clearly seemed to think so when he played Chandler for 23 minutes in his first game with the team, including the final minutes of …

Rajon Rondo, Ivica Zubac Help Lakers End 16-Game Losing Streak To Trail Blazers

Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports With external distractions swirling and facing a team they had lost 16 games in a row to, the Los Angeles Lakers survived early miscues and hung on late for a 114-110 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda enter. The Lakers started the game by making four of their …

Lakers News: Moritz Wagner Active For First Time During 2018-19 NBA Season Vs

Rohan Ali – Lakers.com At the 2018 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers selected Moritz Wagner with the No. 25 pick, but he was ruled out the entire preseason due to a left knee contusion. As Wagner has been making progress and was recently assigned to the South Bay Lakers on rehab assignment, the Lakers …

Lakers Player Of The Week: Lance Stephenson Capitalizes On Opportunity

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers started the past week with a thrilling overtime game against the San Antonio Spurs, albeit a loss, followed by their first two wins of the season against the Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets. Want to get your content COMPLETELY AD FREE? Follow us on Apple News! Kyle …

Lakers Vs. Suns Preview And TV Info: Searching For First Win Of Season, Still

Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers are now 0-3 and look to get their first victory of the season in a road matchup with the Phoenix Suns. Want to get your content COMPLETELY AD FREE? Follow us on Apple News! Kyle Kuzma and Lonzo Ball remain in the starting lineup as Brandon Ingram …

Lance Stephenson Accuses Rockets Of Attempting To 'Provoke' Lakers, Pick On

Want to get your content COMPLETELY AD FREE? Follow us on Apple News! With teammates trying to calm Ingram down, he then came to Rajon Rondo’s defense who exchanged punches with Chris Paul. Allegations are that Rondo spit in Paul’s face, which prompted him to point in Rondo’s face. Ingram was initially pushed away from …

What To Expect From Michael Beasley, JaVale McGee And Other Veterans On Lakers

Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports Heading into the 2018-19 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers retained only five players from last year’s roster, and the oldest of the five is only 23. As a result, the front office was on a mission this summer to sign veterans who could make an important contribution on the court …

Lakers News: Luke Walton Cites Overall Impact And Activity In Keeping

Want to get your content COMPLETELY AD FREE? Follow us on Apple News! Head coach Luke Walton said the team intended to hold competitions at every position around James, but he offered the qualifier that being the top performer would not automatically guarantee a starting role as there were rotations and overall cohesion to consider. …

Lakers News: Lonzo Ball Confident He Will Be 'OK' With Navigating Return From

Andrew D. Bernstein-NBAE In the 2018-19 NBA season opener, a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton started Rajon Rondo instead of Lonzo Ball. The decision was hardly a surprise. While Ball remains the point guard of the future for the Lakers, he only played in two preseason games …