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Austin Reaves, Joel Ayayi reportedly turned down chance to be drafted so they could sign two-way contracts with Lakers

Instead of letting the whims of teams in the 2021 NBA Draft control their destiny, new Lakers two-way players Joel Ayayi and Austin Reaves are betting on themselves.

Lakers add Joel Ayayi, Austin Reeves, Chaundee Brown and Mac McClung in undrafted free agency

The Lakers cleaned up in undrafted free agency following the 2021 NBA Draft.

Tracker: Everyone we know the Lakers have looked at in the 2021 NBA Draft

The Lakers have cast a wide net with their 2021 NBA Draft preparations.

2021 NBA Draft: How to watch and open thread

Hang out and watch what the Lakers do at the 2021 NBA Draft.

Lakers reportedly ‘really like’ Kentucky’s Isaiah Jackson, would need to trade up in draft to select him

While Isaiah Jackson makes a lot of sense for the Lakers, it will be really tough for them to move up in the draft for him.

Lakers among teams interested in Landry Shamet, could include No. 22 pick in trade

In a different type of trade rumor this offseason, the Lakers could be looking to trade the No. 22 pick in Thursday’s draft for Nets guard Landry Shamet.

Lakers have reportedly discussed trading up in 2021 NBA draft to select Chris Duarte of Oregon

At the 2021 NBA Draft nears, Chris Duarte appears to be the main target for the Lakers as they aim to trade up for him

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‘I think Steph shifted that’: How the Lakers ended up with D’Angelo Russell in the 2015 NBA Draft

Inside how the Lakers decided to choose D’Angelo Russell over Jahlil Okafor and Kristaps Porzingis in the 2015 NBA Draft, and Russell’s tumultuous rookie season in purple and gold.

Podcast: Looking at the best 2021 NBA draft prospects for the Lakers

With the 2021 NBA draft only days away, the Lakers have a number of different prospects they could be looking at. Let’s break down the best ones.

The Lakers have reportedly explored trading down in the 2021 NBA Draft

Trading down in the 2021 NBA Draft could make some sense for the Lakers, for a variety of reasons.

SB Nation Blogger Mock Draft: Lakers use 22nd pick on Usman Garuba

The Lakers will surely be hoping Garuba is available when they pick in the actual NBA Draft.

Other teams reportedly think the Lakers gave Chris Duarte a promise ahead of 2021 NBA Draft

Could Chris Duarte be who the Lakers are really after in the 2021 NBA Draft? Other teams in the league apparently think so.

Lakers workout stretch forwards Isaiah Todd, Matthew Hurt

The Lakers are making it no secret that they’re targeting a 3-point shooter in the 2021 NBA Draft.

Podcast: A closer look at Lakers’ draft options with Ricky O’Donnell

The Lakers have some major questions facing them this offseason, starting with the NBA Draft.

Bones Hyland says it would be ‘a dream come true’ to be drafted by Lakers

Bones Hyland loved getting to work out for the Lakers ahead of the 2021 NBA Draft.

Trey Murphy III says he wants to be an All-Star after draft workout with Lakers

Potential Lakers prospect Trey Murphy III believes in his potential, even if he knows that he may not get to show it immediately.

Lakers work out Trey Murphy III, five other prospects in latest predraft workout

The Lakers are taking another look at Trey Murphy III, who very much seems like a possibility for them at pick No. 22 in the 2021 NBA Draft.

Lakers to work out Giorgi Bezhanishvili of Illinois ahead of 2021 NBA Draft

Giorgi Bezhanishvili will be getting evaluated by the Lakers this week, but he’s unlikely to be their pick when the 2021 NBA Draft takes place on July 29.

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Who will the Lakers take in the 2021 NBA Draft?

Let’s keep a closer eye on who the Lakers might be looking at in the 2021 NBA Draft.

Lakers interview Jaden Springer at 2021 NBA Draft Combine, schedule workout with Matthew Hurt

The Lakers made contact with Jaden Springer of Tennessee and Matthew Hurt of Duke as the 2021 NBA Draft Combine continues.

Lakers interview Corey Kispert, Trey Murphy III, Neemias Queta to start 2021 NBA Draft Combine

The Lakers have started the process of interviewing prospects at the 2021 NBA Draft Combine, and so far, they’re mostly looking at shooters.

The Lakers scouting department deserves their flowers

With a handful of Baby Lakers ascending into legitimate NBA semi-stardom, it’s worth remembering where these young standouts started, and who helped the team assemble such an impressive hit rate in the draft.

The Lakers will reportedly sign undrafted free agent Zavier Simpson

Incoming rookie Zavier Simpson of Michigan may have gone undrafted, but he’s still getting a shot with the Lakers.

How to watch the 2020 NBA Draft

The Lakers don’t have a pick in this year’s draft, but that could easily change as the night goes on.

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Who will the Lakers pick in the 2020 NBA Draft?

The Lakers are being connected to a ton of guards in the 2020 NBA Draft.

SB Nation Blogger Mock Draft: The Lakers select Grant Riller 28th

The Lakers beefed up their guard depth in our simulated version of the 2020 NBA Draft.

The Lakers reportedly like Tyrell Terry, but his draft stock is slowly rising

It’s not hard to understand why the Lakers might like Stanford guard Tyrell Terry, but it’s also not difficult to guess why other teams might take him before L.A. gets to pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.

Podcast: Who should the Lakers take in the 2020 NBA Draft?

The 2020 NBA Draft is in just about a week, so we talked about some of the best options for the Lakers with an expert.

Several mock drafts have Lakers taking Malachi Flynn

The San Diego State guard would be an excellent pickup for the Lakers if he’s available in the late-first-round.

Lakers, Clippers interview second-round hopeful Yoeli Childs

Could Yoeli Childs be the latest second-round sleeper for the Lakers?

LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope show up to watch Anthony Edwards and Tyrese Maxey’s pre-draft workout

The Lakers were out in full force to watch Anthony Edwards and Tyrese Maxey work out ahead of the Nov. 18 Draft, but there might be a reason besides the team’s interest.

Desmond Bane interviewed with Lakers, feels like there was ‘mutual interest’

Could TCU guard Desmond Bane be the choice for the Lakers with the 28th pick in the 2020 NBA Draft? There are plenty of reasons to think the team may like him.