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Dwight Howard says it was ‘disrespectful’ of NBA to not name him a top-75 player of all time, and he’s right

Dwight Howard is pretty easily a top-75 player in NBA history. It’s a shame the league’s voting panel didn’t recognize that.

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Which Laker can earn the biggest 2K ratings boost?

Below the stars, the Lakers have a bunch of players primed to break out. Which one’s jump this season will translate into the digital realm?

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Podcast: Lakers show glimpses of potential in win over Grizzlies

The Lakers finally picked up a win on Sunday and showed how much fun and impressive they could be this season in the process

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LeBron James avoids serious injury after first half scare vs. Grizzlies

After a brief moment of worry, LeBron James shook off an ankle injury on Sunday against the Grizzlies

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Frank Vogel praises ‘outstanding’ Carmelo Anthony on historic night

The Lakers needed every bit of vintage Carmelo Anthony on Sunday as he turned back the clocks to lead the hosts to their first win.

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Carmelo Anthony sparks Lakers to first win of the season against Grizzlies

On a night when he passed Moses Malone for ninth all-time in scoring, Carmelo Anthony led the Lakers to a dramatic win over Memphis

Russell Westbrook says he never panics during a season, details what Lakers have to figure out

Even after a suboptimal 0-2 start to the season, the Lakers and Russell Westbrook are still far from panicking.

Lakers vs. Grizzlies Preview: L.A. looks to redeem themselves after bumpy start

Defense and interior scoring will be keys for the Lakers on Sunday against the younger Memphis Grizzlies team

The Lakers are still trying to figure out their best lineups

Russell Westbrook likes Anthony Davis at center, Rajon Rondo likes the Lakers’ versatility, and Frank Vogel is still evaluating which groupings work best.

Anthony Davis says the Lakers tried to bring Avery Bradley back during free agency

After Avery Bradley’s surprise appearance in the later parts of the Lakers’ opening night loss against the Warriors, Anthony Davis talked about how the team actually wanted to sign him during the summer.

Tempers flare as Lakers lose to Suns, fall to 0-2

The Lakers hardly showed any fight against the Suns in a game that saw Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard literally fight each other.

Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard insist sideline brouhaha was no big deal

Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard both just say that their timeout tiff was just two competitors having a moment, and not a sign of chemistry issues for the Lakers.

Podcast: How quickly can the Lakers rebound from their opening night loss?

Sure, the Lakers can technically learn from their mistakes Friday night, but will they?

Medical Analysis: What it means that Kendrick Nunn has ‘bone bruise’ in his knee

The specific knee injury Lakers guard Kendrick Nunn is dealing with leaves an uncertain return timeline.

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Reacts: Lakers still seen as heavy favorites to win Western Conference

NBA fans still believe in the ultimate potential of this Lakers team, despite some early hiccups.

Podcast: How can Frank Vogel correct his Opening Night mistakes?

Frank Vogel is going to have to step out of his comfort zone given the flawed roster he’s been tasked with managing.

Lakers vs. Suns Preview and Game Thread: A rematch between playoff foes

The Lakers will be taking on the Suns in their first meaningful matchup since the Suns eliminated the Lakers from the 2021 NBA Playoffs.

Carmelo Anthony laughs at free throw blooper: ‘That was funny as hell’

In one of the lighter moments of Tuesday’s season-opening loss for the Lakers, Carmelo Anthony had an early Shaqtin’ moment.

LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Carmelo Anthony, Russell Westbrook named to NBA’s 75 greatest players list

A quartet of current Lakers in LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Carmelo Anthony and Russell Westbrook were revealed on Thursday as members of the NBA’s 75 greatest players of all-time.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.