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Lakers vs. Nets Preview and Game Thread: Time to let the young guys play more

It’s time to let the young Lakers play more, because they’ve proven all season that they can contribute to winning basketball.

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Report: Frank Vogel expected to finish season as Lakers head coach

Despite a rocky run in recent games and weeks, Frank Vogel is expected to be the Lakers’ head coach for the remainder of the season.

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How might Ben Simmons trade rumors affect the Lakers?

The Lakers likely won’t ever pull off a Ben Simmons trade, but that doesn’t mean fans shouldn’t be paying attention to the news cycle.

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Anthony Davis upgraded to probable for Lakers vs. Nets

Anthony Davis is likely going to make his return against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, according to the Lakers’ injury report.

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Lakers shopping Kendrick Nunn, Talen Horton-Tucker, first round pick around league

In search of some type of upgrade to the roster, the Lakers are reportedly shopping around their three best trade assets in Kendrick Nunn, Talen Horton-Tucker and a future first round pick across the league prior to the NBA trade deadline.

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Report: NBA teams expect Lakers to target Terrence Ross again at NBA trade deadline

Could Terrence Ross be the type of smaller upgrade who could help the Lakers in a trade? Probably not, but expect to hear his name linked to them anyway.

Who should be in the Lakers starting lineup?

With Anthony Davis set to return, who should join him in the starting lineup given everything learned about the Lakers in his absence?

Lakers furious late comeback falls short against Heat

On a big day for L.A. vs. South Florida pro teams, the Lakers didn’t put up a fight until too late against LeBron James’ former squad.

Lakers Injury Update: Anthony Davis ‘not quite’ ready to return, Kendrick Nunn continues on-court work

While Anthony Davis did not play in Sunday’s game against Miami, Frank Vogel revealed he’s close to a return while Kendrick Nunn continues rehabbing his bone bruise.

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Lakers Trade Rumors: The latest on Russell Westbrook, Jerami Grant and more

As always, the Lakers figure to be at the center of trade rumors in the coming weeks as the NBA trade deadline approaches, with Russell Westbrook’s future in Los Angeles and the pursuit of Jerami Grant two of the hottest storylines.

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Which Lakers are in the health and safety protocols?

The Lakers are dealing with an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak on the team. We’ll be tracking the latest players and staff members to end up in the health and safety protocols as a result at this page.

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When will Kendrick Nunn and Anthony Davis return from injury?

Tracking the latest Lakers injury report updates on the return date, timelines and more regarding Kendrick Nunn and Anthony Davis.

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.

Frank Vogel praises ‘remarkable’ LeBron James as ‘the most unique player in the history of the NBA’

A man that has filled many gaps for the Lakers during his time in Los Angeles, LeBron James received praise from Frank Vogel for his one-of-a-kind talent.

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Lakers vs. Heat Preview and Game Thread: The return of Anthony Davis?

Anthony Davis could return for the Lakers after missing the last 16 games with an MCL sprain when the team faces the Heat on Sunday.

Anthony Davis upgraded to gametime decision vs. Heat

All signs are pointing towards Anthony Davis getting closer to a return for the Lakers, potentially as soon as their game against the Miami Heat on Sunday.

Russell Westbrook says his communication with Frank Vogel is ‘fine’ after benching

Lakers coach Frank Vogel and Russell Westbrook are saying all the right things in the aftermath of the veteran point guard’s benching vs. the Pacers.

Watch Kobe Bryant light up Jalen Rose and the Raptors for 81 points

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Lakers (probably) save Frank Vogel’s job again (for now) with win over Magic

The Lakers finally put a team away in a second half, with a small-ball shift in the third quarter allowing them to blow the doors off the Magic in Orlando.

Sparks to re-sign Te’a Cooper, reportedly lose Nia Coffey

The Sparks lose yet an other unrestricted free agent.

Where do Russell Westbrook and the Lakers go from here?

To his credit, Russell Westbrook is saying all the right things, but actions will speak louder than words as his Lakers tenure continues.

Lakers have offered 2027 first-round pick to Pistons in Jerami Grant package

The Lakers haven’t been able to get the Pistons to send them Jerami Grant yet, but they are making pretty much their best possible trade offer for the midseason market’s most coveted player.

Report: Rockets would accept Russell Westbrook for John Wall trade... if Lakers attached first-round pick

How considerate of the Rockets.

Russell Westbrook says he needs to play better for Lakers to have a chance at championship

Russell Westbrook is well aware that the Lakers will need him to play — and fit in — better if the team is going to fulfill it’s goal of winning a championship.

Kendrick Nunn says lengthy injury rehab and setbacks have been ‘frustrating’

No one is more frustrated that Kendrick Nunn hasn’t been able to play for the Lakers than Nunn himself. He made sure to let fans know how he feels on social media on Thursday.

The Revival of Stanley Johnson

Through his willingness to tackle a new position, accept a simplified role and play for only today, Stanley Johnson has reinvented himself with the Lakers, all in the hopes of earning another NBA chapter.

Russell Westbrook was ‘disappointed’ by benching, but is still committed to making things work with Lakers

Russell Westbrook isn’t going to make a big public stink over Lakers head coach Frank Vogel benching him down the stretch of the team’s loss to the Indiana Pacers.

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The Lakers have 5 problems way bigger than Russell Westbrook and Frank Vogel

The Lakers’ failure is way deeper than Russell Westbrook and Frank Vogel.

Reports: LeBron James, Anthony Davis both pushed for Russell Westbrook trade

The Lakers have roster construction issues. As we dissect them, it’s worth remembering that two of the biggest proponents of bringing in Russell Westbrook and jumpstarting those problems were Anthony Davis and LeBron James.

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Lakers vs. Magic Preview and Game Thread: The soap opera continues

This has been the most dramatic Lakers season in quite some time. And things could get even more ugly if they lose to the Magic.

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Who is most to blame for this Lakers season?

Russell Westbrook has been a lightning rod for criticism this season, but does he even crack the top three if you played a power ranking blame game with the Lakers?

The Lakers are keeping Stanley Johnson on 10-day deals to maintain ‘flexibility’ moving forward

Even with his strong play of late, the Lakers are keeping Stanley Johnson on a 10-day contract to continue maintaining their flexibility with an open roster spot.

LeBron James leads NBA in All-Star voting in latest returns

After opening as a distant fourth overall and trailing Steph Curry in the conference, LeBron James now leads all players in All-Star game voting.

Lakers front office reportedly gave Frank Vogel permission to bench Russell Westbrook

The situation with Russell Westbrook and the Lakers reached a tipping point on Wednesday as Frank Vogel — with the front office’s backing — benched the point guard to close the game against Indiana.