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Lakers (probably) save Frank Vogel’s job again (for now) with win over Magic

The Lakers finally put a team away in a second half, with a small-ball shift in the third quarter allowing them to blow the doors off the Magic in Orlando.

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Sparks to re-sign Te’a Cooper, reportedly lose Nia Coffey

The Sparks lose yet an other unrestricted free agent.

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Where do Russell Westbrook and the Lakers go from here?

To his credit, Russell Westbrook is saying all the right things, but actions will speak louder than words as his Lakers tenure continues.

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Lakers have offered 2027 first-round pick to Pistons in Jerami Grant package

The Lakers haven’t been able to get the Pistons to send them Jerami Grant yet, but they are making pretty much their best possible trade offer for the midseason market’s most coveted player.

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Report: Rockets would accept Russell Westbrook for John Wall trade... if Lakers attached first-round pick

How considerate of the Rockets.

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The Revival of Stanley Johnson

Through his willingness to tackle a new position, accept a simplified role and play for only today, Stanley Johnson has reinvented himself with the Lakers, all in the hopes of earning another NBA chapter.

Russell Westbrook says he needs to play better for Lakers to have a chance at championship

Russell Westbrook is well aware that the Lakers will need him to play — and fit in — better if the team is going to fulfill it’s goal of winning a championship.

Kendrick Nunn says lengthy injury rehab and setbacks have been ‘frustrating’

No one is more frustrated that Kendrick Nunn hasn’t been able to play for the Lakers than Nunn himself. He made sure to let fans know how he feels on social media on Thursday.

Russell Westbrook was ‘disappointed’ by benching, but is still committed to making things work with Lakers

Russell Westbrook isn’t going to make a big public stink over Lakers head coach Frank Vogel benching him down the stretch of the team’s loss to the Indiana Pacers.

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Lakers Trade Rumors: The latest on Russell Westbrook, Jerami Grant and more

As always, the Lakers figure to be at the center of trade rumors in the coming weeks as the NBA trade deadline approaches, with Russell Westbrook’s future in Los Angeles and the pursuit of Jerami Grant two of the hottest storylines.

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Which Lakers are in the health and safety protocols?

The Lakers are dealing with an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak on the team. We’ll be tracking the latest players and staff members to end up in the health and safety protocols as a result at this page.

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When will Kendrick Nunn and Anthony Davis return from injury?

Tracking the latest Lakers injury report updates on the return date, timelines and more regarding Kendrick Nunn and Anthony Davis.

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.

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The Lakers’ failure is way deeper than Russell Westbrook and Frank Vogel.

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Reports: LeBron James, Anthony Davis both pushed for Russell Westbrook trade

The Lakers have roster construction issues. As we dissect them, it’s worth remembering that two of the biggest proponents of bringing in Russell Westbrook and jumpstarting those problems were Anthony Davis and LeBron James.

Lakers vs. Magic Preview and Game Thread: The soap opera continues

This has been the most dramatic Lakers season in quite some time. And things could get even more ugly if they lose to the Magic.

Who is most to blame for this Lakers season?

Russell Westbrook has been a lightning rod for criticism this season, but does he even crack the top three if you played a power ranking blame game with the Lakers?

The Lakers are keeping Stanley Johnson on 10-day deals to maintain ‘flexibility’ moving forward

Even with his strong play of late, the Lakers are keeping Stanley Johnson on a 10-day contract to continue maintaining their flexibility with an open roster spot.

LeBron James leads NBA in All-Star voting in latest returns

After opening as a distant fourth overall and trailing Steph Curry in the conference, LeBron James now leads all players in All-Star game voting.

Lakers front office reportedly gave Frank Vogel permission to bench Russell Westbrook

The situation with Russell Westbrook and the Lakers reached a tipping point on Wednesday as Frank Vogel — with the front office’s backing — benched the point guard to close the game against Indiana.

Was the Lakers bungling this season always the likeliest outcome?

Ineptitude has become the norm for these Lakers. It’s success that’s been the outlier.

Report: Frank Vogel will not be fired, will travel with Lakers to begin road trip

Despite a disappointing loss to the Pacers on Wednesday, the Lakers will not yet fire Frank Vogel, allowing him to travel with the team to begin their road trip.

Lakers collapse down the stretch again in ugly loss to Pacers

Caris LeVert dominated L.A. in the fourth quarter as Frank Vogel’s old team won its first road game against the Lakers in nearly seven years.

Frank Vogel responds to hot seat rumors: ‘It comes with being the Lakers coach’

As the scrutiny continues to grow internally and externally around his job, Lakers head coach Frank Vogel spoke to the media ahead of Wednesday’s game.

Report: Lakers have explored trade for Harrison Barnes

In search of 3-and-D forwards, the Lakers have reportedly inquired about Kings forward Harrison Barnes to help balance the roster.

Report: The Lakers are shopping Talen Horton-Tucker across trade market

The Lakers are low on valuable trade assets, so it should come as no surprise that they’re shopping one of their most valuable in Talen Horton-Tucker.

Kurt Rambis is just in charge of the Lakers now, I guess

The scene-stealing star of the Frank Vogel news cycle has actually been Lakers senior basketball advisor Kurt Rambis.

What is going on with the Lakers and Frank Vogel?

The news cycle following the biggest Lakers win of the season shouldn’t be this frustrating.

Lakers are reportedly optimistic Anthony Davis can return during upcoming road trip

On the heels of Anthony Davis being cleared to return to the court, the Lakers are hoping it’s not long before he returns to game action.

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It sounds like Lakers head coach Frank Vogel’s job is safe... for now.

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Trevor Ariza doesn’t look like the difference-maker the Lakers were hoping he could be

Stir-fried and shaken, a 36-year-old Trevor Ariza might not be the guy the Lakers hoped he was.

The Lakers went out of their way to target Rudy Gobert in win over Jazz

Highlighted by a monster dunk from Russell Westbrook, the Lakers attacked Rudy Gobert time and time again on Monday en route to their comeback win over the Jazz.

Lakers Trade Rumors: The latest on L.A.’s interest in Myles Turner, Jerami Grant

The Lakers may not have enough to get a blockbuster deal done at the trade deadline, whether for Myles Turner or Jerami Grant, or anyone else.

Kendrick Nunn suffered a setback in rehab, will have his Lakers return delayed

Kendrick Nunn is not going to be back on the floor for the Lakers soon after his knee did not respond well to increased on-court activity.