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LeBron James voted captain of All-Star Game for sixth-straight year

The streak continues for LeBron James as he will once again be a captain in the All-Star Game for 2023, an honor he’s received every year the league has done captains.

Tracking LeBron James’ pursuit of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time scoring record

As LeBron James enters his 20th season in the NBA, his sights will be firmly set on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as he chases the all-time scoring record.

Darvin Ham, Rob Pelinka, LeBron James react to Rui Hachimura trade

While he did not play on Tuesday, Rui Hachimura joined the Lakers and his new teammates, coach and front office reacted to acquiring him.

The Lakers are supporting Slava Medvedenko as he fights for Ukraine

Once a memorable role player on title-winning Lakers teams, Slava Medvedenko’s life after the NBA has taken a dramatic turn in recent months as he fights for his home country of Ukraine.

Dennis Schröder reacts to Lakers trade for Rui Hachimura while live on Twitch

In 2023, NBA players no longer find out their teammates are traded via Wojbomb. Instead, they find out in their Twitch comments.

LeBron James named Western Conference Player of the Week

For the second time in January, LeBron James was named Player of the Week on Monday as he continues defying Father Time.

Patrick Beverley won the latest battle against Damian Lillard and wants everyone to know

In the constant battle of words between Patrick Beverley and Damian Lillard, the former won the most recent duel and is making sure people know.

All the insane numbers behind the Lakers comeback in Portland

The Lakers pulled off one of the biggest comebacks in franchise history against the Blazers on Sunday, one that had some insane numbers behind it.

Dennis Schröder says he returned to the Lakers to ‘make it right’

After leaving the Lakers under odd circumstances in his first stint, Dennis Schröder returned to Los Angeles this summer to right any wrongs.

The Lakers got screwed on a last-second foul call again, NBA says

If it weren’t for bad luck, the Lakers wouldn’t have any luck at all in recent weeks as the NBA once again admitted they got a late-game call wrong again.

LeBron James is still on track to be an All-Star captain again

In the penultimate returns for voting, LeBron James remains easily on track to be an All-Star captain once again.

Max Christie has put on 10 pounds of muscle during the season

The Lakers lone rookie has worked hard both on the court and in the weight room this season to make improvements.

Thomas Bryant thinks he and Anthony Davis could be a ‘special’ pairing

The Lakers have had two separate big men that have excelled this season and Thomas Bryant is looking forward to pairing up with Anthony Davis.

NBA says Joel Embiid did not foul Russell Westbrook on final possession of Lakers vs. Sixers

Russell Westbrook felt Joel Embiid fouled him on the final possession of Lakers vs. Sixers. Video shows he may have had a point.

How Russell Westbrook helped Thomas Bryant fight back after his ACL tear

As Thomas Bryant revitalizes his career in Los Angeles, he’s credited Russell Westbrook for helping him recover from his ACL injury in Washington.

NBA Last Two Minute Report shows LeBron James was fouled on potential game-winner

According to the NBA’s Last Two Minute Report, it turns out the Lakers were right to be upset about a few calls that didn’t go their way on Thursday night against the Mavericks.

LeBron James leads in NBA All-Star Game voting after second returns

As he continues his incredible season that is seeing him chase history, LeBron James remains the lead vote-getter for the NBA All-Star game

Thomas Bryant, on how hard he plays: ‘Whenever we step out on that floor, I need to give it my all no matter what’

In Anthony Davis’ absence, the Lakers have relied upon Thomas Bryant’s resurgence and high level of energy to remain afloat.

LeBron reportedly wants to play with son on Lakers, but will settle for just playing in NBA game against him if he has to

After long proclaiming that he will team up with his son in the NBA, LeBron James appears to now be walking back some of those claims.

The Lakers are eligible for a hardship exception. Will they use it?

After being struck by the injury bug, the Lakers have the chance to apply for a hardship exception and gain some reinforcements.

LeBron James named Western Conference Player of the Week

After 30- and 40-point outbursts over the last week, LeBron James took home Western Conference Player of the Week honors for the first time in over a year.

LeBron James, when asked if Lakers should make trade: ‘Y’all know what the f--- should be happening’

After the Lakers fifth straight win on Saturday against the Kings, LeBron James issued his most direct demand for a trade yet.

LeBron James reiterates that he is not interested in playing losing basketball in ESPN interview

In a nationally televised interview with Dave McMenamin of ESPN, LeBron James once again said that he still wants to compete for championships. Whether the Lakers still believe he can remains an open question.

If Montrezl Harrell had a faster fax machine the Russell Westrook trade may not have happened

In a story that only gets more and more absurd, a slow fax machine led to the Lakers not trading for Buddy Hield and instead making a move for Russell Westbrook.

Lakers fans pushed Austin Reaves into top 10 in All-Star voting

The first returns for All-Star voting were released with LeBron James and Anthony Davis at the top and Austin Reaves sitting in the top 10 in the Western Conference backcourt.

The Lakers appreciated LeBron James calling them out

After LeBron James said he wants to compete at titles at this point in career, Anthony Davis, Juan Toscano-Anderson and the Lakers have expressed their appreciation of being called out.

LeBron James is sick and tired of playing losing basketball with Lakers

The Lakers can’t stop losing basketball games and LeBron James appears to have had enough.

LeBron James deletes tweet vowing not to miss the playoffs again

As the Lakers slip further and further away from playoff contention, LeBron James began damage control by deleting his tweet from last spring promising a return to the postseason.

Austin Reaves borrowed tricks from James Harden, Rajon Rondo, Manu Ginobili in quest to get better offensively

In preparations for a sophomore season that has seen him take a step forward, Austin Reaves watched film on a host of known grifters, including James Harden, to improve offensively.

Lakers legends Pau Gasol, Michael Cooper and Paul Westhead nominated for Hall of Fame

The Lakers could have new Hall of Famers as part of this year’s loaded class with Pau Gasol, Michael Cooper and Paul Westhead all nominated.

Lakers say Anthony Davis is out ‘indefinitely’ with ‘stress injury’ in foot, but there is reportedly hope he can avoid surgery

After undergoing further evaluations, the Lakers have finally given an update on Anthony Davis and his injury, but it didn’t provide much more clarity.

The Lakers still haven’t said what’s wrong with Anthony Davis, but the signals aren’t good

As the days continue to pass without the Lakers announcing the extent of Anthony Davis’ injury, the outlook isn’t great for him or the team.

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