His preference noted, the Lakers are winning, so Luke Walton tweaking the rotation — even for Michael Beasley — seems out of the question.
Kyle Kuzma is playing his natural position again, but the Lakers still can’t get him to defend anyone.
LeBron James gets to focus on basketball as he trusts the front office and ownership of the Lakers. That has to help his mood.
Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson likes what he’s seen from Tyson Chandler so far.
Luke Walton knows the Lakers need Lonzo Ball to impact the game all over the court, not just by putting the ball in the basket.
Erik Spoelstra has some experience with the drama that can come when one coaches LeBron James, so it’s worth listening when he says he thinks Luke Walton is set for success with the Lakers.
Magic Johnson is impressed by the progress he’s noticed from the Lakers, but thinks they’ll be even more dangerous in the new year.
LeBron James was unstoppable in his first 50-point game for the Lakers, and he also now has his first win over the Heat in Miami since leaving the team.
The Wizards are reportedly blowing it up, but should LeBron James and the Lakers be interested in their superstars even if they’re available? Bradley Beal and John Wall are very good, but also very expensive.
LeBron James says his reception in Cleveland ‘better not’ be like it was in 2010 when Lakers take on Cavaliers on Wednesday
LeBron James was essentially met with pure vitriol the last time he returned to Cleveland as a member of an opposing team for the first time since leaving. He’s hoping his return when the Lakers play the Cavaliers is a little more welcoming.
The Lakers are looking to put together a super team, but does the math work between the contracts of Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis and LeBron James?
Kyle Kuzma says LeBron James ‘could probably average 40 if he wanted to,’ but that other Lakers need to step up too
Kyle Kuzma enjoyed watching LeBron James dominate as much as the rest of us, but he also knows it wouldn’t be fair if the Lakers asked him to put up 51 every night.
Tyson Chandler heaped some effusive praise onto LeBron James after his 51-point performance against the Heat. The Lakers got a good one, it would seem. Maybe even the best one.
Rajon Rondo is injured, but he’s rejoined the Lakers during the team’s road trip. While he’s been helpful on the bench, Luke Walton also (jokingly?) asked him to be quiet when the coaches are huddling.
LeBron James had a throwback performance for the Lakers in one of his former haunts, putting up one of his best games of the year against the Heat.