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Lakers call fight involving Rajon Rondo, Brandon Ingram, Chris Paul ‘unfortunate,’ waiting for NBA to hand down punishment

After a Lakers loss to the Rockets in which Rajon Rondo, Brandon Ingram and Chris Paul were ejected, there is debate about what actually triggered the fight, and it remains to be seen if anyone will be suspended for the altercation.

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Lonzo Ball regained his rhythm against the Rockets, and his resurgence couldn’t have come at a better time for the Lakers

Lakers head coach Luke Walton liked what he saw from Lonzo Ball in the team’s loss to the Rockets, and with Rajon Rondo potentially about to miss some time for #SpitGate, Ball bounced back at the right time.

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LeBron James and life in the Lakers fishbowl

Covering LeBron James now that he’s joined the Lakers appears like it’s going to be a crazy experience.

Lakers vs Rockets Final Score: Brandon Ingram, Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul ejected for fighting as Lakers lose to Rockets

LeBron James and the Lakers offered up some fireworks in a losing effort in his regular season debut at Staples Center.

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Kobe Bryant and ESPN both project Lakers will make playoffs, ESPN also picks Brandon Ingram as MIP favorite

From former Lakers legend Kobe Bryant to a panel of ESPN experts, a lot of people are predicting big things from Brandon Ingram, LeBron James and the Lakers this year.

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LeBron James excited for Staples Center debut, promises fans that Lakers are ‘not the team tonight that we’re gonna be in January and February’

LeBron James knows the Lakers are a work in progress, but he’s still excited for his first regular season game at Staples Center in purple and gold.

Josh Hart says LeBron James is bringing championship habits to the Lakers, JaVale McGee says young players already have them

Josh Hart and JaVale McGee both made it sound like the Lakers are on the right track, even if they lost their first game of the LeBron James era.

Lakers vs. Rockets: Game preview and thread

The Lakers will look to bounce back at home against a Rockets team that is also looking for their first win of the season.

Jordan Brand recruits sports science students for new Los Angeles store

Jordan Brand has taken the apparel shopping experience to a new level using sports science technology.

Luke Walton has solution to rebounding woes for Lakers: Rebound as one, then attack as ‘a wave’ in transition

In order for the Lakers to run, they’re going to need to rebound. Luke Walton says that has to be a team-wide effort.

Josh Hart, LeBron James motivated and inspired by Kendrick Lamar giving the Lakers a ‘Genius Talk’

Kendrick Lamar paid the Lakers a visit on Friday and a few players were blown away, including LeBron James and Josh Hart.

LeBron James played the fastest paced game of his career in his Lakers debut

LeBron James embraced the pace as the Lakers flew up and down the court in Portland.

Lakers waive Travis Wear; sign Johnathan Williams to two-way contract

The Lakers made a couple moves to potentially shore up their frontcourt rotation, waiving Travis Wear and replacing him with Johnathan Williams.

LeBron James and Lonzo Ball want the Lakers to compete for an NBA championship this season

Don’t tell LeBron James and Lonzo Ball the Lakers can’t win a championship this season.

Podcast: It’s going to take time for LeBron James and the Lakers

The Lakers and LeBron James started their first season together on the wrong foot, but there were some things to like.

LeBron James and Rajon Rondo preach patience after Lakers lose season-opener to Blazers

Rajon Rondo and LeBron James know team chemistry isn’t "instant oatmeal." It’s going to take some time for all of the Lakers to gel.

Nick Young deletes tweet implying he thinks he could help Lakers with 3-point shooting woes

Nick Young is waiting by the phone, Lakers.

Lakers vs. Blazers Final Score: LeBron James can’t end L.A.’s losing streak against Portland

The Lakers have now lost 16 games in a row against the Trail Blazers after dropping the purple and gold debut of LeBron James.

Magic Johnson thinks LeBron James is going to help Brandon Ingram become a star; also praises Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, JaVale McGee and Kyle Kuzma

Magic Johnson sounds ready for the Lakers to start the season, and he had nice things to say about LeBron James, Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, JaVale McGee and Kyle Kuzma.

Paul George can’t stop talking about how close he was to joining the Lakers

Paul George made his decision, but can’t stop talking about what might’ve been with the Lakers.

Laker Film Room: Kyle Kuzma’s defense

Kyle Kuzma spent much of the summer trying to become a better defender to expand his role on the Lakers. How has he done so far?

Podcast: Would Damian Lillard ever hit the trade market?

LeBron James reportedly wants to play with Damian Lillard. Is it even remotely possible for the Lakers to make this happen?

The Lakers are back

The Lakers are once again the crown jewel of the NBA, with the basketball talent to match their brand name

Lakers vs. Blazers: Game preview and thread

LeBron James and the Lakers open the new season with a trip to Portland to take on Damian Lillard and the Blazers.

Luke Walton says the Lakers will try to use a balanced approach to clutch situations with LeBron James

LeBron James is obviously one of the best clutch players ever, but the Luke Walton doesn’t want the Lakers to use him as a crutch in late-game situations.

LeBron James doesn’t know how many games he’ll play this season, Luke Walton wants to keep him ‘fresh’

Luke Walton is going to make sure he doesn’t overtax LeBron James, and the new Lakers superstar is on the same page with his coach.

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Lakers Sneaker News: Lonzo Ball announces second signature shoe, ZO2.19, Kyle Kuzma becomes first athlete to sign with sneaker reselling platform

Lonzo Ball announced his much-anticipated second signature shoe on Wednesday morning, revealing the ZO2.19 with an ad parodying an early air Jordan commercial. Kyle Kuzma also made headlines by signing with GOAT and becoming the first athlete to endorse a sneaker resale company.

Lakers were smart to lock in Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma

The Lakers secured their young core of Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma for at least two more years, and they’ve set themselves up for a bright, not-so-distant future.

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Luke Walton has quite the organization to navigate as he tries to put together a rotation beyond LeBron James. Where does Lonzo Ball fit into that equation?

Brandon Ingram says everyone on the Lakers is capable of speaking up ... Except Lance Stephenson

Brandon Ingram had everyone cracking up as he thought about the stuff Lance Stephenson might say during a practice or game.

Evaluating how Lonzo Ball has looked since returning to play for the Lakers

Lonzo Ball is still shaking off some rust, but the encouraging indicators that he’s all the way healthy from his return to the Lakers lineup.

Kyle Kuzma to wear customized Nike Kobe AD for NBA opening week

Kyle Kuzma is getting his own PE Kobe Bryant ADs through Nike, and they’re beautiful.

LeBron James reportedly wants to play with Damian Lillard

Apparently LeBron James has made it known around the NBA that he’d like to play with Damian Lillard. If that’s true, could the Lakers pull off a trade?