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.
Let’s take a closer look at the film of new Lakers wing player Matt Ryan.
We may finally be getting answers to some lingering questions as we get our first glimpse at this year’s new Lakers squad.
A familiar face returning isn’t new for the Lakers, but Dennis Schröder’s situation is much different than the re-runs of years past.
Father Time is undefeated, but so is LeBron... for now. How much longer can the King continue his reign?
Although it wasn’t long ago, there are likely certain plays and storylines you may not remember from the thrilling Game 2 of the 2020 Western Conference Finals between the Lakers and Nuggets.
So many legacy-defining questions will be answered by Anthony Davis’ performance this season, all of which will determine whether he is capable of being a franchise superstar for the Lakers’ present and future.
Just a season removed from the conclusion of his three-year tenure on Los Angeles’ other basketball team, the Lakers are banking on Patrick Beverley’s ability to be a bulldog, so long as he can help from barking at his own teammates.
With THT out of the organization, the Lakers could be in the market for a new poster child for the youth movement.
With every passing day it looks more and more likely that Russell Westbrook will return to the Lakers this season. If he does return, what are reasonable expectations for him?
Russell Westbrook looks increasingly likely to be on the early season Lakers roster. Is sending him home the right move?
By bringing some hypothetical shooting and rim protection to the center spot, Thomas Bryant could be the Lakers’ best complement to Anthony Davis yet.
While NBA 2K23 takes some steps forward, it still seems to miss the point in other important areas that hold it back.
Without an overwhelming clubhouse favorite to nail down a consistent role as both a shooter and stopper, could Troy Brown Jr. end up earning the biggest role of his career?
There’s plenty of optimism to be had with the Lakers’ hire of Darvin Ham, but will the challenges this season cause his head coaching career to start in the worst way possible?
From undrafted to NBA champion, Juan Toscano-Anderson’s next big challenge is fitting in beside the Lakers’ superstars.
After the last couple months of the 2021-22 season saw Austin Reaves regress a bit from what was a blistering start to his rookie campaign, could he begin his second pro season as a starter for one of the league’s highest-profile franchises?
Gabriel joined the Lakers late last season and became one of their more solid contributors. However, with what is hopefully a much better roster this season, will Gabriel be able to stick around?
Max Christie’s theoretical upside is intriguing, but for him to succeed on this Lakers team, it’ll boil down to how quickly he can adjust to the professional level.
The Cavaliers made the blockbuster trade of the summer by landing Donovan Mitchell. Even then, could the door still be open for LeBron James to return to Cleveland?
Once an uber-promising prospect, the Lakers cutting bait with Talen Horton-Tucker this offseason shows how badly they mismanaged the entire situation.
Lets break down the film on the newest member of the Lakers, Patrick Beverley.
Although the long-feuding point guards share similarities, the Lakers are likely banking on Beverley’s differences to help correct their current course.
Robert Horry made one of the most miraculous game-winners in 2002 against the Kings, but what happened before that moment that set up Big Shot Rob to show why he earned that nickname?
The Lakers need to pounce on a deal with the Indiana Pacers or Utah Jazz now instead of wasting another year with Russell Westbrook, who likely won’t want to be in Los Angeles anyways after hearing his name in trade talks all summer.
With a unique blend of defensive versatility and playmaking creativity, Juan Toscano-Anderson’s potential value to the Lakers this season could go far beyond his guaranteed contribution as a superlative teammate.