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Kyle Kuzma inspires YMCA youth to give back to their community

A small visit from Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma made a big impact on the youth of Los Angeles.

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Brandon Ingram says Magic Johnson told him to stay ‘patient’ and not rush his development

The Lakers need Brandon Ingram to be better, but Magic Johnson isn’t rushing him.

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LeBron James explains how he and Dwyane Wade pushed each other harder as friends than they ever could have as rivals

Lakers star LeBron James is confident that he was going to wind up great in the NBA, but couldn’t have reached these particular heights without Dwyane Wade.

Kevin Durant says Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant are the greatest players of all time

Kevin Durant believes that Lakers legend Kobe Bryant belongs in the G.O.A.T. debate alongside Michael Jordan.

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Laker Film Room: How Kyle Kuzma has improved as a playmaker

The Lakers have a higher ceiling than ever before if Kyle Kuzma can continue to pass like this.

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Luke Walton says Svi Mykhailiuk has impressed him and earned more minutes for the Lakers

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Luke Walton says Lance Stephenson has fallen out of Lakers’ rotation due to turnover issues

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NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers, Suns not ‘close’ on Trevor Ariza deal; Phoenix talking to as many as eight teams

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Lonzo Ball is impacting the game all over the floor for the Lakers, but you have to watch closely to see it

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Brandon Ingram says his favorite player was Kevin Durant, but he imitated Kobe Bryant on the playground

Brandon Ingram is a big fan of two of the best scorers the game has ever seen: Kevin Durant, and retired Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.

Lakers working on acquiring Trevor Ariza in three-team trade involving Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

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Kyle Kuzma hasn’t been focused on scoring for Lakers, and Luke Walton has been impressed with his passing

Kyle Kuzma has a turned a corner on both ends of the floor for the Lakers, pleasing head coach Luke Walton in the process.

Kobe Bryant loves the ‘potential’ of young Lakers, has faith ‘they’ll figure it out’

Lakers fans have polarizing opinions about the team’s young core, but Kobe Bryant isn’t worried about their futures. He says they have "unbelievable talent."

Hot shooting from Josh Hart powers L.A. past Memphis in blowout win

The Lakers continue to their climb in the standings as they cruise past the Grizzlies.

LeBron James ‘never considered’ joining Rockets in free agency

LeBron James passed on signing with the Houston Rockets in free agency and his decision to join the Lakers instead has never looked better.

Luke Walton thought Josh Hart looked good with the starting lineup

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An anonymous NBA executive thinks Magic Johnson ‘should fight’ LeBron James on adding Carmelo Anthony

The only problem with the point the anonymous executive is making, though, is that it’s not really clear that Magic Johnson will have to fight LeBron James over Carmelo Anthony, because James reportedly isn’t actively asking for the Lakers to acquire his friend.

Lakers can’t win second straight game against Spurs, lose season series

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The Lakers called up Isaac Bonga, giving him a chance to demonstrate how versatile he is

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LeBron James reportedly wants Carmelo Anthony on the Lakers but hasn’t asked front office to acquire him

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Josh Hart says LeBron James is the greatest player ever to put on a jersey

Josh Hart told everyone to stop being ridiculous and enjoy LeBron James. He couldn’t have been more right.