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Kendrick Nunn diagnosed with bone bruise in knee, will be re-evaluated in 2-3 weeks

Yet another Lakers perimeter player will be out for multiple weeks after Kendrick Nunn was diagnosed with a bone bruise.

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Avery Bradley is already essential for the Lakers... again

This time starting from the bottom — a waiver add — Avery Bradley has a chance to contribute to a second Lakers championship.

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The Lakers have a wing-sized hole on their roster

The Lakers did well to build out a roster this talented with mostly minimum contracts. That said, after just one regular season game, we’re already seeing the limitations of not having enough size on the wing, particularly defensively.

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LeBron James, Anthony Davis gave advice to Russell Westbrook after disappointing debut

After Russell Westbrook’s terrible first game as a Laker, LeBron James and Anthony Davis said they felt nerves were mostly to blame while reinforcing that they want Russ to be Russ while on the floor.

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Podcast: Are the Suns more nervous about this Lakers team, or last year’s?

With Lakers-Suns on tab for Friday night, now is as good a time as any to see how confident both teams might be.

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Avery Bradley provides unexpected spark for Lakers in loss to Warriors

One day after being waived by the Warriors, Avery Bradley got in the lineup for the Lakers against Golden State and nearly proved to be the spark for a comeback win.

Film Study: Russell Westbrook’s Lakers debut wasn’t all bad

Russell Westbrook certainly didn’t play as well on opening night as he (or the Lakers) would have hoped. But he had a few flashes that demonstrated what he can bring to this team.

Frank Vogel says Russell Westbrook will require more of an adjustment period than any Laker

Russell Westbrook has looked like a fish out of water with the Lakers, but Frank Vogel doesn’t anticipate that will last.

Anthony Davis says he wants to be ‘dominant’ every time he plays this season

Even in a losing effort, Anthony Davis was incredible on Tuesday, a sign of what could be in store for the Lakers big man this season.

Kyle Kuzma trolls Lakers on Instagram after season-opening loss to Warriors

Former Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma couldn’t pass up the chance to poke fun as his team’s lack of success since trading him after Tuesday’s season-opening loss.

Russell Westbrook was frustrated by his Lakers debut, and it’s not hard to see why

Russell Westbrook was clearly hoping his first game with the Lakers would go better than it did.

Podcast: If Russell Westbrook is going to work, the Lakers have to make life easier on him

Russell Westbrook figuring out how to play alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis is going to be a process, but Frank Vogel can’t make the same mistakes he made in the Lakers opener.

Lakers drop season-opener to Warriors

LeBron James is still winless on opening night since he joined the Lakers after a poor shooting night from Russell Westbrook in his Los Angeles debut.

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Russell Westbrook says his off-court work to impact people is ‘way more important’ than winning a ring

While an NBA title is the ultimate goal for most, new Lakers star Russell Westbrook spoke about how much more important his off-court charity work is to him.

Future Lakers Jayson Tatum, LaMelo Ball don purple and gold in new NBA video

The NBA saved Lakers fans some Photoshop work on Tuesday by putting Jayson Tatum and LaMelo Ball in Lakers jersey for a new video.

Lakers will reportedly start Kent Bazemore, DeAndre Jordan vs. Warriors

Anthony Davis, LeBron James and Russell Westbrook will fill out the starting five for the Lakers.

Frank Vogel thinks that Rajon Rondo can help Russell Westbrook develop chemistry with Anthony Davis

The Lakers are hopeful Rajon Rondo can help mentor Russell Westbrook on how to get the best out of Anthony Davis.

Anthony Davis says his shooting is ‘pretty crucial’ for the Lakers, whether he’s playing with another center or not

Anthony Davis knows he needs to make shots, no matter who is sharing the floor with him for the Lakers.

Carmelo Anthony confident Lakers are ready for regular season

Even after a winless preseason, Carmelo Anthony still has plenty of faith in the Lakers heading into the games that count.

Lakers vs. Warriors Preview and Game Thread: Can L.A. snap their opening night losing streak?

How the Lakers approach Tuesday’s opener against the Warriors, no matter the result, will be telling in terms of their mindset this early in the season.

Podcast: Can Lakers-Warriors build on Dodgers-Giants rivalry?

The Dodgers and Giants are the source of a serious Northern vs. Southern California rivalry. Could the Lakers and Warriors add to it?

LeBron James doesn’t believe in managing minutes to avoid injury

LeBron James finally revealed the extent of his ankle injury that sidelined him much of last season, but it isn’t changing how he is approaching this season for the Lakers.

Wayne Ellington out vs. Warriors, Malik Monk is probable, Kendrick Nunn is questionable

Wayne Ellington joins Trevor Ariza and Talen Horton-Tucker on the Lakers injury report. Kendrick Nunn and Malik Monk still have a chance to play, however.

Lakers claim Avery Bradley off of waivers

The Lakers have filled their 15th roster spot, and will do so with a familiar face: Avery Bradley, who returns to the team he started a title run with in 2019.

Lakers agree to two-way contract with Jay Huff

The Lakers and Wizards just effectively traded two-way players, as Jay Huff replaces Joel Ayayi in Los Angeles.

DeAndre Jordan says the Lakers will be fine no matter who starts

DeAndre Jordan might start for the Lakers, but he will also be all right if he doesn’t.

Austin Reaves is turning heads by filling in the gaps

The 23-year-old rookie has impressed nearly everyone on the Lakers this preseason. Not with flash, but by doing exactly what’s needed at the right time.

Podcast: Bold predictions for the 2021-22 Lakers season

With the preseason finished and the regular season just around the corner, it’s time for some hot takes about the upcoming Lakers season.

Joel Ayayi reportedly claimed off waivers by Washington Wizards

The Wizards’ offseason strategy of collecting former Lakers is a bold one with Joel Ayayi the latest addition.

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Lakers Practice Notes: Monk, Nunn return to practice, Melo remains optimistic

In one of the final practices of the preseason, Kendrick Nunn and Malik Monk returned to the court while Carmelo Anthony reiterated his belief in this Lakers team.

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Anthony Davis says he feels good physically heading into the regular season

One of the bright spots of the preseason for the Lakers, Anthony Davis looks geared up and ready for a big season in purple and gold.

Kent Bazemore isn’t sure he deserves to start for the Lakers, but ‘1,000%’ would love the opportunity

Kent Bazemore is honored just to have the chance to play a role for this talented Lakers team.

Frank Vogel will consult with LeBron James, Anthony Davis and front office on starting lineup

The Lakers will definitely start Anthony Davis, LeBron James and Russell Westbrook, but Frank Vogel says the team hasn’t decided on the other two players who will join them. He outlined how those decisions will be made after a recent practice.