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Once just a fan of the Lakers, Reggie Bullock will be key to L.A.’s playoff run

The Lakers are counting on Reggie Bullock to do what he does best to help get them to the playoffs.

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‘Space Jam 2’ is set to release in July 2021, but who will star alongside LeBron James?

Whose talent will be stolen to strengthen the Monstars in "Space Jam 2"?

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Lakers vs. Pelicans Preview and Game Thread: LeBron James and Brandon Ingram are clicking at the right time for a playoff push

LeBron James and Brandon Ingram have clicked at the right time for the Lakers to make a playoff push for the season’s last 24 games, which starts tonight against the New Orleans Pelicans.

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Lakers expect Lonzo Ball to miss more than original six week timetable

Lonzo Ball has a previously unrevealed bone bruise that has complicated his return from a Grade 3 ankle sprain that was initially thought to sideline him 4-6 weeks. It would seem Ball’s recovery will now take longer.

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LeBron James says ‘it’s great to have a shooter’ like Reggie Bullock

The Lakers desperately needed someone to knock down the open shots LeBron James creates. So far, Reggie Bullock has filled that need.

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The Lakers fought back in ways many didn’t think possible. LeBron James might have finished the Rockets off late, but Brandon Ingram carried the team. Can fans hope for more of that?

Kyle Kuzma says the Lakers are definitely going to make the playoffs, but have to figure out ways to win once they’re in

Kyle Kuzma is less concerned about making the playoffs, and more concerned with what the Lakers are going to do when they get there.

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The Lakers have been nothing but entertaining all year, and last night was another dramatic installment of this season’s soap opera.

LeBron James says he’s ‘happy’ with the current Lakers roster: ‘I love our squad’

The Lakers are not able to make any trades for a while, and in what is surely just a coincidence, LeBron James is saying he’s satisfied with the roster they have put together around him.

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Playoff LeBron activates to help Lakers beat Rockets 111-106

LeBron James had said he would take his play up a notch, and he did exactly that to help the Lakers take down the Rockets in their first game after the NBA All-Star break.

One anonymous agent who represents a Lakers player says things ‘will never be the same’ after Anthony Davis trade rumors

Making the playoffs in the west is going to be tough enough for the Lakers. But if they aren’t all on the same page, that might be too big an ask.

Kyle Kuzma reveals the advice he got from Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Magic Johnson

As far as teachers go, Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma could have picked worse ones than Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Magic Johnson.

Lakers reportedly ‘eyeing’ DeAndre Jordan for final roster spot

It sounds like the Lakers are hoping that DeAndre Jordan becomes available this month.

Kyle Kuzma explained how Lakers trade rumors affected the team, including LeBron James

Kyle Kuzma spoke about the impact the trade deadline had on him and the rest of the Lakers. He gave one my the better quotes of the year.

Josh Hart thinks the Lakers have to ‘grow up’ quickly and play their roles

Josh Hart says it’s time for the Lakers to lock in and focus on making the playoffs.

Luke Walton and Josh Hart believe injuries and fatigue have played a role in the Lakers’ defensive drop-off

There is no sugarcoating the fact that the Lakers need to regain their intensity on the defensive end if they want to sniff the playoffs, and Luke Walton and his players seem well aware of it.

Lakers vs. Rockets Preview and Game Thread: L.A. kicks off playoff chase against surging James Harden

The Lakers need any win they can get, and starting these next 25 games off with a win against James Harden and the Rockets would go a long way in helping their playoff chances.

Podcast: Previewing the Lakers' playoff push with Chris Manning of NBA 2KTV

The next few weeks are going to be very telling for the Lakers, for better or for worse.

Josh Hart says the Lakers can’t save anything for the playoffs, but Luke Walton says everyone — not just LeBron James — has to share the load

Josh Hart thinks that LeBron James has what it takes to go up another level, but both he and Luke Walton know the Lakers are better off if they can save some of the burden on the star Lakers forward until the postseason.

LeBron James isn’t worried about what seed the Lakers enter the playoffs in: ‘I don’t fear nothing’

Lakers star LeBron James isn’t worried about seeding. He thinks he can do damage no matter who the team faces in the first round.

LeBron James says the Lakers will have to stop turning the ball over and make more free-throws to turn things around

LeBron James was asked what the Lakers need to focus on if they want to make the playoffs. He pointed to a couple parts of the game, but missed a pretty big one altogether.

A breakdown of the Lakers remaining schedule, and what it means for their playoff hopes

The Lakers will have serious ground to make up once they come back from the All-Star break, and their schedule isn’t going to do them any favors.

Josh Hart and Mike Muscala are probable for Thursday vs. Houston, Tyson Chandler is questionable

Josh Hart and Mike Muscala should be ready to go for the Lakers by tip-off on Thursday. Whether Tyson Chandler will join them is less certain.

LeBron James says he’s close to being back at full health, and the film backs him up

The Lakers will need LeBron James at his healthiest to reach the playoffs. I broke down film on four key indicators to determine just how healthy he really is.

Anthony Davis still has the Lakers at the top of his list of preferred teams, does not see the Celtics as a place he’d stay ‘long-term’

Anthony Davis may have said the Celtics — and every team in the NBA but the Pelicans — are on his list of approved trade destinations at NBA All-Star Weekend, but it sounds like he privately still has his eyes on the Lakers.

Podcast: Can LeBron James get these Lakers to the playoffs?

The Lakers were only going to go so far as LeBron James could take them. Can he do enough to pull this off?

Mitch Kupchak thinks Michael Jordan is similar to Jerry Buss as an NBA owner

Former Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak sees similarities in the way Michael Jordan and Jerry Buss operate.

Magic Johnson thinks LeBron James should want to be his own boss, will be a great NBA owner someday ‘after he leads the Lakers to an NBA championship’

LeBron James has the support of Lakers legend Magic Johnson in his pursuit to own an NBA team in the future, on one condition.

Podcast: Using the Lakers' remaining schedule to figure out if they can still make the playoffs

The Lakers will probably need 17 wins to squeeze into the playoffs. Looking at the schedule, it’s hard to see where they all might come from.

Brandon Ingram says the Lakers need to ‘lock in’ for all their games after the All-Star break if they want to make the playoffs

The Lakers have their work cut out for them if they want to squeeze into the playoffs, something Brandon Ingram acknowledged in their final game before the All-Star break.

Luke Walton says he and LeBron James ‘get along just fine’

Luke Walton claimed not to be aware of rumors that he and LeBron James don’t see eye-to-eye, and also thinks the Lakers have a good shot at making the playoffs.

Podcast: Can LeBron James and the Lakers turn things around and make the playoffs?

The Lakers have quite a bit of work to do. But if LeBron James still has anything left in the tank, now is the time to step up, both on and off the court.

Reggie Bullock skipped his NBA All-Star Weekend vacation plans to meet with LGBTQ youths in North Carolina, wants to make an impact in Los Angeles as well

New Lakers guard Reggie Bullock went home to North Carolina during the NBA All-Star break to continue his work with the LGBTQ community he’s supported since the death of his transgender sister in 2014.

Brandon Ingram is quietly improving at just the right time for the Lakers

Overlooked amongst the recent Lakers losses and off-the-court hoopla has been yet another impressive offensive stretch from Brandon Ingram.