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Lakers’ deadline to trade Russell Westbrook might be sooner than they think

The Lakers are looking at training camp as a soft deadline to move Russell Westbrook, but LeBron James might not agree with that timeframe.

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Is LeBron James a Los Angeles Lakers great?

Despite playing just four seasons in Los Angeles, has LeBron James already established himself as a Lakers great?

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Rumors Roundup: Lakers, Warriors to open season, THT plays in Chicago Pro-Am

In another marquee showdown between LeBron James and Steph Curry, the Warriors will host the Lakers on Opening Night this season.

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Rob Pelinka wants LeBron James to retire as a Los Angeles Laker

Rob Pelinka committed to do everything he can to put LeBron James in a position to succeed every year in order to keep him in the purple and gold for the remainder of his playing days.

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Lakers, Mavs reportedly scheduled to highlight Christmas Day games

LeBron James will continue his budding rivalry with Luka Doncic as the two are reportedly slated to meet on Christmas Day this season.

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Lakers hoping for ‘corner 3-point bump’ from Russell Westbrook next season

If Russell Westbrook is a Laker next season, the team is hoping he can take a step forward as a corner 3-point shooter.

Darvin Ham, LeBron James reportedly want Lakers offense to run through Anthony Davis

LeBron James has wanted the offense to run through Davis before. Now, the team’s new head coach wants the same. In a monumentally important season for the big man... will he step up?

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.

NBA to retire Bill Russell’s jersey league-wide, LeBron James among those grandfathered in

The NBA announced on Thursday that Bill Russell’s No. 6 jersey would be retired league-wide, though players already wearing the jersey number will be grandfathered in.

For the Lakers, embracing LeBron’s twilight years is existential

Despite last season’s disastrous outcome and LeBron’s inevitable decline approaching, the Lakers are as committed as ever to holding onto the game’s greatest superstar for as long as he’ll let them.

Lakers reportedly now open to offering two first-round picks to Nets for Kyrie Irving

After playing hardball for a good chunk of the offseason, the Lakers have reportedly softened their stance with the Nets, which could see the two sides re-engage in talks.

Where was ESPN on Kevin Durant demanding Joe Tsai to fire Sean Marks, Steve Nash?

Kevin Durant demanding that Joe Tsai fire his general manager and head coach was arguably the biggest news of the offseason to this point. So where was ESPN?

Lakers willing to trade Russell Westbrook, but only for the right price

The Lakers will only trade Russell Westbrook along with their remaining draft equity if it means that they get to dramatically improve their roster as currently constructed in return.

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Film Study: Can Damian Jones win the starting center spot?

Set to begin his second stint as a Laker, Damian Jones’ efficient scoring and athletic ability should have him in the running for the starting center spot.

Kevin Durant and LeBron James are in a Cold War, of sorts

Holding their current employers hostage by refusing the continuation of their services until their demands are met, it may not be possible for both stars to remain in place, appeased.

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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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.

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.

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.

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?

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?

Lakers unveil new Classic Edition jerseys and they’re gorgeous

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.

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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?

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.

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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.

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.