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Video: Lakers hold open practice ahead of preseason opener on Monday

The Lakers are getting ready for the season to start, and gave fans a look at their lineups and more as training camp continues.

Darvin Ham reveals Lakers starting lineup combinations he’s evaluating during training camp

It sounds like the Lakers will have a stiff competition for starting shooting guard, but maybe a little less at starting center.

Damian Jones and Thomas Bryant don’t care about whether they’re in the starting lineup or not

Both Damian Jones and Thomas Bryant insist that they just want the Lakers to win, whether that means coming off the bench or starting alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

Anthony Davis reportedly had the ‘best summer of training’ in his career

After a pair of frustrating seasons, Anthony Davis wants to take the reigns for the Lakers after one of the best summers of training of his career.

DeMar DeRozan can’t stop talking about the Lakers

Because it’s a day that ends in "y," that means another story from DeMar DeRozan about how close he was to being a Los Angeles Lakers in 2021.

Anthony Davis says his injuries got in his head a lot last season

Anthony Davis revealed that his injuries last season affected his game mentally, which was a huge reason for his lack of aggressiveness on the court.

LeBron James reveals the three teammates he previously hated most as opponents

Patrick Beverley’s addition the Lakers marks the latest time one of the King’s most frustrating opponents has become his teammate.

Former Lakers assistant coach says Russell Westbrook is ‘very coachable’

Last season, Russell Westbrook was largely seen as a player not willing to be coached, but one former Lakers assistant pushed back on that narrative.

Anthony Davis thinks the Lakers’ youth will push him this season

The Lakers are dramatically younger this upcoming season than when compared to the 2021-22 squad. Anthony Davis knows this, and he knows that this alone could help things work more smoothly than they did last year.

Lakers Training Camp Notes: Russell Westbrook practices with starters

The Lakers opened preseason officially with their first practice of the season on Tuesday, one that saw Russell Westbrook still practicing with the starters.

Lakers announce coaching staff for 2022-23 season

Darvin Ham’s first coaching staff for the Lakers will feature a mixture of familiar and new faces on the sideline.

Rob Pelinka knows the Lakers only have one shot to make a big trade

With only two first-round picks at their disposal, the Lakers have to be judicious about what big move they make.

Darvin Ham says he will monitor minutes of LeBron James, Anthony Davis early in season

The Lakers have been without LeBron James and Anthony Davis for much of the last two seasons, a problem Darvin Ham hopes to rectify this season.

Kendrick Nunn is cleared for training camp, Troy Brown Jr. and Lonnie Walker IV limited to non-contact drills

The Lakers also added two players to their training camp roster, Matt Ryan and Dwayne Bacon, while waiving Fabian White.

Patrick Beverley says he and Russell Westbrook have become best friends

Once enemies, Patrick Beverley and Russell Westbrook appear to have mended fences ahead of their season together with the Lakers.

Darvin Ham says he’s not committed to Russell Westbrook as a starter

At media day, Darvin Ham would not commit to Russell Westbrook as the team’s starting point guard before proving himself in training camp.

LeBron James ranked 6th, Anthony Davis 20th in annual ESPN NBArank

The Lakers duo of LeBron James and Anthony Davis both found themselves in the top 20 of the annual ESPN #nbarank

Jesse Buss believes Max Christie can develop into a good long-term player for the Lakers

Max Christie was touted as one of the best shooters in this year’s draft class, and Jesse Buss couldn’t pass on the two-way potential he saw from Christie at the NBA Draft Combine.

Lakers announce George Mikan’s jersey retirement on October 30

In a move long, long overdue, the Lakers announced on Wednesday the franchise would be retiring George Mikan’s jersey.

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.

Austin Reaves can’t wait to play defense with Anthony Davis

Austin Reaves and a limited Anthony Davis were defensive dynamite for the Lakers. Now, Reaves wants to play with a healthy AD.

LeBron James has accepted his fate and joined the bald fraternity of the NBA

Father Time is still losing the war against The King, however, LeBron may have finally waved the white flag in one battle they’ve been waging against each other for years.

Austin Reaves is working on his shooting and wants to do more playmaking this year

Every single Lakers guard wants to have the ball in his hands.

Austin Reaves tries to keep his head down during Westbrook trade rumors

Reaves is fully aware of the constant trade rumors surrounding Westbrook, however, he’s not going to let that get in the way of trying to improve and help the team again this upcoming season.

Lakers reportedly agree to one-year deal with Dennis Schröder

In an unlikely reunion, the Lakers have reportedly agreed to bring back point guard Dennis Schröder on a one-year deal.

Lakers reveal new purple “Statement” jerseys

The Lakers have received a new design for their purple jerseys.

The Lakers have reportedly hired a new scout

Daniel Ewing joins the Lakers front office after a long playing career overseas.

LeBron James speaks out on Robert Sarver punishment: ‘Our league got this wrong’

In the wake of the league’s punishment for Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver, LeBron James spoke out on his displeasure in how the NBA handled matters.

Austin Reaves says he could beat Stephen Curry

The Lakers’ guard didn’t shy away from his statement that he could beat the recent Finals MVP... on the golf course.

Austin Reaves says it’s ‘always a goal’ to be a starter

The sophomore guard started 19 games a year ago, but a healthier Lakers squad presents a tougher path to the starting five.

Russell Westbrook lists Brentwood home for sale at nearly $30 million

It’s #RealEstateWatchSZN as Russell Westbrook has listed his home in Brentwood for sale ahead of an uncertain future with the Lakers.

LeBron James, Anthony Davis highest-rated Lakers in NBA 2K23

The latest edition of NBA 2K23 is live, and the Lakers ratings feature two expected and familiar names at the top of the list in LeBron James and Anthony Davis.