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Report: LeBron James, Darvin Ham, Rob Pelinka had joint meeting to discuss upcoming season

Details of LeBron James’ recent meeting with the Lakers have come out and it sounds like a contract extension was not the topic of conversation.

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As currently constructed, would the Lakers make the playoffs?

ESPN released their latest projections and, while it’s just one piece of analysis, there’s just no way around this right now: The Lakers aren’t built to be competitive in a loaded Western Conference.

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How Juan Toscano-Anderson’s passing versatility can add color to the Lakers’ offense

A look at how the team’s free-agent signee both fits in, and can inject creativity back into the team’s half-court sets.

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What We Don’t Remember: Derek Fisher’s 0.4-second game-winner

In 2004, Derek Fisher made one of the clutchest shots of all-time, but how’d the superteam Lakers end up needing their backup point guard to save their season from the brink?

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Have stars derailed the star empowerment movement?

Stars earned the right to leverage their power on their respective teams, but in light of recent events, might the pendulum be swinging back in the other direction?

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The Lakers released their first new jersey for the 2022-23 season and they knocked it out of the park.

Reliving Ron Artest’s game-winner against the Phoenix Suns

It’s the middle of the offseason for the Lakers and the NBA, so let’s relive Ron Artest’s memorable game-winner against the Phoenix Suns.

At The Bar: NBA offseason discussion thread

Let’s hang out and chat about the NBA offseason.

2022 Lakers Roster: Everyone we know is coming to training camp

As the Lakers work to fill out their roster this offseason, here’s our list that will be constantly updated of every player coming to Lakers training camp.

Rumors Roundup: Lakers interested in Cam Reddish, optimism on a LeBron James extension

The Lakers reportedly remain interested in a once-promising prospect in Cam Reddish, a player they have long coveted.

Lakers have reportedly discussed three-team trade for Russell Westbrook with Jazz, Knicks

A new option has reportedly emerged for the Lakers to offload Russell Westbrook in a three-team deal with the Jazz and Knicks.

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The Sparks need to go to Hollywood

The Los Angeles Sparks need to utilize their guard Chennedy Carter more if they want to make the playoffs.

An investigation into Austin Reaves’ misleading 3-point stroke

A deep dive into why the rookie’s final long range shooting percentage may not be indicative of his future accuracy when it comes to finding the bottom of the net.

Darvin Ham is saying all the right things, but can he practice what he preaches?

While Darvin Ham may be the perfect coach for the Lakers, there are still a lot of questions he needs to answer.

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LeBron James’ competition for the all-time greatest basketball family

With Bronny (pictured) and Bryce looking increasingly likely to be league-bound, where might the Jameses ultimately rank on the leaderboard of the sport’s familial dynasties?

Lakers are reportedly Kyrie Irving’s top destination for 2023 offseason

Whether or not the Lakers trade for Kyrie Irving this summer, it looks like his NBA future is going to be in Los Angeles eventually.

LeBron James, Rich Paul met with Rob Pelinka, had ‘productive’ talks on extension

On the first day he’s eligible to sign an extension, LeBron James and his agent Rich Paul had a productive meeting with Rob Pelinka.

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Lakers Trade Rumors: Tracking the latest on Kyrie Irving

As the Lakers and Nets continue negotiations in a deal for Kyrie Irving, stay up to date with the latest news regarding the trade discussions.

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What will the Lakers do with Russell Westbrook this offseason?

After a woefully unsuccessful season in Los Angeles, Russell Westbrook’s future will be one of the key storylines of the offseason for the Lakers.

Darvin Ham having “permission” to bench Russell Westbrook isn’t the good look the Lakers think it is

Leaking that your brand new head coach is prepared to bench his Hall of Fame point guard months before they’re on the court together is certainly one way to prepare for the season.

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LeBron James has 4 options to take control of his upcoming free agency

LeBron can wield his power in free agency one more time if he doesn’t accept the Lakers’ extension offer.

Kendrick Nunn has reportedly not been cleared for 5-on-5 work yet

A week after stating he was 100% fit, Kendrick Nunn has reportedly not yet taken part in 5-on-5 work yet with the Lakers.

Rumor Roundup: The latest on LeBron James extension talks, Cavaliers return rumors

As August 4 nears, all the focus for the Lakers has turned to LeBron James and his upcoming potential contract extension.

Breaking down LeBron James’ summer workouts & training

LeBron James’ level of fitness is unparalleled, and a key part of it comes from how he trains. Lets take a closer look.

What does Russell Westbrook hiring a new agent mean for his chances at getting traded?

After a very public split from his agent, Russell Westbrook has replaced him with a legitimate power broker. How they choose to use that power will have immense impact on the Lakers moving forward.

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How much cap space will the Lakers have this summer?

We will be keeping track of the salary cap situation for the Lakers as it updates, and how much usable space the team will have.

What draft picks do the Lakers still have available?

Win-now moves have largely sapped the Lakers of draft capital right now, but when will the team have picks again in the future?

Kurt Rambis should be played by Nicholas Braun in ‘Winning Time’

HBO can stop the search for an actor to play Kurt Rambis in the upcoming second season of Winning Time — cast Succession star Nicholas Braun.

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Chiney Ogwumike is the key to the Sparks season

With the Sparks season heading towards its final games, Chiney Ogwumike will play a crucial role in whether the team will make the playoffs.

What to expect as Lakers, LeBron James enter extension negotiations

Typically, August is a nice time to relax and get ready for training camps in a month or so. That won’t be the case as the Lakers and LeBron James get ready to start talking about his extension.

Russell Westbrook signs with agent Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports

After recently parting ways with his agent, Russell Westbrook has found a new one in Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports.

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DeMar DeRozan signs four-year deal with Nike to become face of Kobe Bryant line

After seeing the continuation of the Kobe Bryant line with Nike earlier this year, DeMar DeRozan will now reportedly become the new face of the brand.

Should the Lakers be worried about LeBron James’ looming extension?

The week ahead for the Los Angeles Lakers could serve to shake up the offseason with LeBron James’ extension looming.

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LA Sparks third quarter awards

With three-quarters of the season done, we update our season awards so far.