Lakers Draft 2023
Win-now moves have largely sapped the Lakers of draft capital right now, but when will the team have picks again in the future?
Cam Whitmore falling out the lottery was one of the big surprises during the 2023 NBA Draft. But while the Lakers considered selecting him at No. 17, they ultimately believed in Jalen Hood-Schifino more.
After drafting two players Thursday night, the team also added supplementary talent via the free-agent market.
The Lakers are being linked to a few familiar faces as the 2023 NBA Draft draws nearer.
The Lakers have finally completed the Pacers! No, it’s not for Buddy Hield.
The Lakers haven’t retained one of their own first-round picks since 2018, but that might not be the case again this year
Not only will the Lakers not have to swap picks with the Pelicans, they will also jump up one spot in the order by virtue of the Heat making it over Pat Bev and the Bulls.
Although the Lakers are clearly still in a win-now mindset, they have dipped their toes into the future with their new 19-year-old rookie.
After working out for the franchise he watched up close during the height of their most recent dynasty, Shareef O’Neal admitted to being starstruck by the Lakers on Tuesday.
Son of NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, Shareef, worked out with the Lakers as part of the latest crop of predraft workouts for the 2022 NBA Draft.
Even despite not having a draft pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, the Lakers are still casting their annually wide net on prospects in the pre-draft process.
Blessed with incredible leaping ability, Kaodirichi Akobundu-Ehiogu’s upside is as high as his vertical, and could be a perfect fit with what the Lakers need from potential undrafted players after the 2022 NBA Draft (or in the second round).
The Lakers will bring in prospects DeVante’ Jones, Jeriah Horne, Kaodirichi Akobundu-Ehiogu, Jamaree Bouyea, Jordan Usher and Grant Golden for a workout this week, despite not having a pick in the 2022 NBA Draft.
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.
The Lakers cleaned up in undrafted free agency following the 2021 NBA Draft.
The Lakers have cast a wide net with their 2021 NBA Draft preparations.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Trading down in the 2021 NBA Draft could make some sense for the Lakers, for a variety of reasons.
The Lakers will surely be hoping Garuba is available when they pick in the actual 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.
The Lakers are making it no secret that they’re targeting a 3-point shooter in the 2021 NBA Draft.
The Lakers have some major questions facing them this offseason, starting with the NBA Draft.