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Rumors Roundup: Kyrie Irving to the Lakers alive, Anthony Davis staying put

Madness ensued on Thursday, and not because of the start of NBA free agency as Kevin Durant’s trade request revived the chances of Kyrie Irving coming to the Lakers (and opened up some questions about how long Anthony Davis would stay).

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Lakers reportedly sign Juan Toscano-Anderson to the veteran’s minimum

The Lakers have reportedly signed Juan Toscano-Anderson fresh off of winning a championship with the Golden State Warriors.

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Lakers reportedly sign Lonnie Walker IV to one-year deal

The Lakers have reportedly used their taxpayer mid-level exception to sign Lonnie Walker IV to a one-year deal.

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Lakers Free Agency Preview and Discussion Thread

Answering the biggest questions facing the Lakers entering NBA free agency, which starts Thursday at 6 PM EST.

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Tracker: Every player the Lakers have been connected to in free agency

With free agency set to start, the Lakers figure to be a central figure as always in all of the rumors and reports in the coming days and weeks.

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Lakers reportedly agree to minimum deal with Troy Brown Jr.

The Lakers are loading up on young backcourt players early in free agency, reportedly agreeing to a deal with Troy Brown Jr.

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NBA free agent signings 2022: Live updates tracking all deals and trades

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Lakers reportedly agree to two-year deal with Damian Jones

The Lakers will reportedly bring back old friend Damian Jones on a two-year deal this summer.

Report: Malik Monk leaves Lakers for Kings in NBA free agency

Malik Monk has parlayed his career-year with the Lakers into a new contract from the Kings in NBA free agency.

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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.

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The NBA’s top-75 free agents in 2022, ranked

These are the best available players in free agency.

Rumors Roundup: Malik Monk could leave for Kings, Blake Griffin eyeing Lakers in NBA free agency

With free agency looming, some of the initial reports about the Lakers including Malik Monk potentially departing and Blake Griffin arriving.

Lakers linked to Mo Bamba, Nicolas Batum and tons of other players on eve of NBA free agency

The Lakers have a lot of targets in NBA free agency, ranging from big men to wings.

Which types of players should the Lakers target in free-agency?

With the team only hours away from needing to fill multiple roster spots, they have to be strategic with which positions they prioritize.

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Austin Reaves’ contract non-guaranteed for 2022-23, expected to be part of roster

After a stellar rookie season, the Lakers predictably expect Austin Reaves to be part of next season’s roster.

Rumors Roundup: Buddy Hield, Malik Monk and free agency preview

With free agency little more than 24 hours away, rumors have begun circulating including the Lakers and players they could be interested in.

Reacts: How much should the Lakers give up to trade Russell Westbrook?

As they head into free agency, should the Lakers be going all-in to try to trade Russell Westbrook?

Lakers officially pick up team option on Wenyen Gabriel

A late-season addition, Wenyen Gabriel showed enough in his short time with the Lakers for them to reportedly pick up his team option for 2022-23.

Lakers officially pick up team option on Stanley Johnson

After being signed midseason, Stanley Johnson blossomed as a member of his hometown Lakers, inspiring the team to pick up his option for next season.

Report: Lakers still would like to trade Russell Westbrook, but not if they have to attach picks

The Lakers would like to trade Russell Westbrook... but apparently not all that badly.

The Lakers can’t seriously be thinking about bringing Russell Westbrook back, can they?

The Lakers tore down a championship team and are now running back a 33-win team. Make it make sense.

Lakers announce Summer League roster, Austin Reaves not included

The Lakers officially announced their Summer League roster on Tuesday which included No. 35 pick Max Christie, but not sophomore Austin Reaves.

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Winning Time: Fact-checking HBO’s series on the Showtime Lakers

The latest must-see series from HBO centers on the Lakers franchise, and the league’s most famous era of basketball in Showtime. But how much of the drama series is based in reality? We’ll be fact-checking it each week.

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2022 Lakers Season In Review: Who is coming back next season?

For the second time in as many years, the Lakers head into the offseason with a roster that is likely to see a ton of turnover.

Rumors Roundup: How close were the Lakers to acquiring Kyrie Irving?

The Lakers sure seemed to think they were close to acquiring Kyrie Irving and the Nets believed he was gone, but only Kyrie himself ever knew the plan.

3 centers the Lakers should target this summer

After a disappointing season, the Lakers will likely look to upgrade at nearly every position in NBA free agency. Here are a few options when it comes addressing the center spot.

Russell Westbrook reportedly opts into final year of contract worth $47 million

In a move that should surprise absolutely nobody, Russell Westbrook will not be turning down $47 million from the Lakers and will opt into the final year of his contract.

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?

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.

Kyrie Irving reportedly opts into contract, expected to remain with Nets over Lakers

It appears the Lakers will not be reuniting LeBron James and Kyrie Irving this offseason as the latter is opting into his deal with the Nets and looks set to remain in Brooklyn.

Malik Monk willing to take discount to return to Lakers in free agency

After a breakout season in Los Angeles, Malik Monk is hoping to make the Lakers his home and is willing to take a discount in free agency to do it.

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Kyrie Irving reportedly granted permission to seek sign-and-trade, Lakers only interested team

The Kyrie Irving saga continues, as No. 11 has reportedly been granted permission by the Nets to try find a sign-and-trade deal with other teams, including the Lakers.

What the Lakers really mean when they talk about Russell Westbrook coming back

The Lakers are leaving the door open for Russell Westbrook to return, but this time, they’re making sure that it’ll be on their terms.

Lakers reportedly interested in John Wall if bought out by Rockets

The Lakers’ love of non-shooting point guards appears to be continuing as they are reportedly interested in John Wall, should be be bought out.