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The winning ingredient missing from the Lakers’ championship recipe

Without an athletic wing to slot between LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the Lakers might be unable to make the most of their superstar duo.

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What can we learn from the Lakers first preseason game?

Although the sample size is minuscule, there are still things worth monitoring after our first look at the new-look Lakers.

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Lakers vs. Suns Preview and Game Thread: Can L.A. win at least one preseason game?

It’s vital that the Lakers win a game or two in the preseason to build their confidence and momentum, develop winning habits, and find their rhythm.

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Lakers were reportedly at ‘one-yard line internally’ on dealing Russell Westbrook for Buddy Hield, Myles Turner

According to the latest reporting, the Lakers were really, really close to formally offering the Pacers both their first-round picks to take Russell Westbrook for Buddy Hield and Myles Turner.

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Report: Russell Westbrook has committed to screening, defense and shown improved shooting in Lakers training camp scrimmages

New Lakers coach Darvin Ham has reportedly already accomplished things that Frank Vogel was never able to do last season when coaching Russell Westbrook.

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Darvin Ham addresses Russell Westbrook trade speculation: ‘We don’t pay attention to it’

After suiting up for the Lakers for the first time this season, Russell Westbrook received a strong defense by Darvin Ham amid trade speculation.

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.

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WNBA Offseason: Los Angeles Sparks

The Los Angeles Sparks had a less-than-ideal season, but they now have to look ahead and see how they can have a successful 2023 campaign.

Kings rally in second half to down Lakers in preseason opener

In an homage to last season, the Lakers opened up the Darvin Ham era with a loss to Sacramento.

LeBron James reportedly has not applied pressure to the Lakers to trade Russell Westbrook

Despite being in the latter stages of his career, LeBron James is not putting pressure on the Lakers to trade Russell Westbrook...yet.

Kyrie Irving reportedly not part of Lakers long-term plans in upcoming free agency

After a summer in which they chased him rather relentlessly, the Lakers reportedly do not have Kyrie Irving as part of their long-term plans.

Report: Lakers still might trade Russell Westbrook before the season, but Pacers won’t give up second-round picks for him

The Lakers and Pacers still appear to be at an impasse over a theoretical Russell Westbrook trade.

Lakers vs. Kings Preview and Game Thread: Preseason begins

After going 0-6 in last year’s preseason before having one of the most disappointing seasons in some time, the Lakers will look to kick off this year’s exhibition games on a much more positive note.

The Lakers need better vibes this preseason

After a preseason last year in which the vibes were awful, the Lakers head into this preseason in need of much improvement.

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Video: Lakers hold open practice ahead of preseason opener on Monday

The Lakers are getting ready for the season to start, and gave fans a look at their lineups and more as training camp continues.

Lakers reportedly not having any ‘deep’ trade conversations with teams

After a busy offseason of trade discussions, the Lakers have seemingly put everything on pause as teams enter the training camp and the preseason.

Darvin Ham reveals Lakers starting lineup combinations he’s evaluating during training camp

It sounds like the Lakers will have a stiff competition for starting shooting guard, but maybe a little less at starting center.

Lakers reportedly still open to trading first round picks for long-term money

The Lakers held their chips over the summer when it came to trading their first round picks but they still remain ready to move at the right opportunity.

Damian Jones and Thomas Bryant don’t care about whether they’re in the starting lineup or not

Both Damian Jones and Thomas Bryant insist that they just want the Lakers to win, whether that means coming off the bench or starting alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

Anthony Davis reportedly had the ‘best summer of training’ in his career

After a pair of frustrating seasons, Anthony Davis wants to take the reigns for the Lakers after one of the best summers of training of his career.

DeMar DeRozan can’t stop talking about the Lakers

Because it’s a day that ends in "y," that means another story from DeMar DeRozan about how close he was to being a Los Angeles Lakers in 2021.

Anthony Davis says his injuries got in his head a lot last season

Anthony Davis revealed that his injuries last season affected his game mentally, which was a huge reason for his lack of aggressiveness on the court.

Should Austin Reaves start for the Lakers?

With plenty of options in the backcourt heading into the preseason, should Austin Reaves be the starter for the Lakers?

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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.

LeBron James reveals the three teammates he previously hated most as opponents

Patrick Beverley’s addition the Lakers marks the latest time one of the King’s most frustrating opponents has become his teammate.

Former Lakers assistant coach says Russell Westbrook is ‘very coachable’

Last season, Russell Westbrook was largely seen as a player not willing to be coached, but one former Lakers assistant pushed back on that narrative.

Film Study: Breaking down Matt Ryan’s shooting ability

Let’s take a closer look at the film of new Lakers wing player Matt Ryan.

Anthony Davis thinks the Lakers’ youth will push him this season

The Lakers are dramatically younger this upcoming season than when compared to the 2021-22 squad. Anthony Davis knows this, and he knows that this alone could help things work more smoothly than they did last year.

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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?

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The biggest takeaways from Lakers Media Day and the start of training camp

Between awkward photo ops, Patrick Beverley’s jokes and being back to 100%, the last few days have offered several glimpses into the dynamics of the new squad.

Lakers Training Camp Notes: Russell Westbrook practices with starters

The Lakers opened preseason officially with their first practice of the season on Tuesday, one that saw Russell Westbrook still practicing with the starters.

Lakers announce coaching staff for 2022-23 season

Darvin Ham’s first coaching staff for the Lakers will feature a mixture of familiar and new faces on the sideline.

Report: Lakers were willing to include 2027, 2029 first-round picks for Donovan Mitchell, Kyrie Irving

The Lakers’ reservations toward including both their 2027 and 2029 first-round draft picks in trades this summer were not all-inclusive, as the team was open to doing so for Kyrie Irving and Donovan Mitchell.

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