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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.

The Lakers thought they might be able to trade for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander if the Thunder tanked

The Lakers have had plenty of reported pipe dreams when it comes to dealing Russell Westbrook away, but none are funnier than the most recent one, involving Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.

Anthony Davis says trade speculation and critics never bothered him

The season started with criticism and trade rumors swirling around Anthony Davis, but the Lakers star says he never listened to any of it.

Kristaps Porzingis says Anthony Davis will be in MVP conversation this season

After watching Anthony Davis torch him and the Wizards on Sunday, Kristaps Porzingis had high praise as he expects AD to be in the MVP race this season.

Anthony Davis named Western Conference Player of the Week

After a thoroughly dominant week, Anthony Davis was named Player of the Week in the Western Conference by the NBA.

LeBron James says Bucks win was best Lakers Big 3 has looked together

Though it would be a short list, LeBron James called Friday’s performance against Milwaukee the best the Lakers Big 3 has looked together.

Darvin Ham, Anthony Davis single out Russell Westbrook’s late hustle play as biggest moment in win over Bucks

On a night with a lot of memorable plays, Russell Westbrook’s dive for a loose ball was one both Darvin Ham and Anthony Davis noted postgame in the Lakers win over the Bucks.

LeBron James calls it an ‘honor’ to pass Magic Johnson for sixth all-time in assists

As he continues to ascend up various career rankings, LeBron James has passed Lakers great Magic Johnson for sixth all-time.

Dennis Schröder out, Lonnie Walker IV probable for Lakers vs. Bucks

The Lakers could be without a pair of starters against the Bucks on Friday in Dennis Schröder and Lonnie Walker.

LeBron James says Anthony Davis is ‘too big time’ to not get ball in fourth quarter

After a big fourth quarter on Wednesday against Portland from Anthony Davis, LeBron James noted that needs to be a recurring trend this season.

Darvin Ham doesn’t commit to Patrick Beverley returning to starting lineup after suspension

Patrick Beverley’s suspension may have come at a particularly inopportune time as he may lose his starting job to Dennis Schröder because of it.

The Lakers are as upset about blowing that game as you are

A fourth-quarter implosion by the Lakers ended in a stunning defeat to the Pacers and left the team just as frustrated as the fans were.

Darvin Ham takes blame for Lakers collapse against Pacers

After snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, Darvin Ham took blame for the improbable Lakers loss to the Pacers on Monday.

LeBron James credits improved chemistry for Lakers recent winning run

After a slow start to the season, the new-look Lakers have improved their chemistry and familiarity which LeBron James credits for their recent winning streak.

LeBron James, Russell Westbrook react to bloody flagrant foul from Zach Collins

Russell Westbrook was on the receiving end of a pretty gruesome flagrant foul by Zach Collins on Saturday that left him bloodied and led to an ejection.

Anthony Davis wants a tribute video from the Pelicans, but New Orleans is still waiting on a thank you from him

After watching Lonnie Walker IV receive a tribute video in his return to San Antonio, Anthony Davis voiced a desire for one in New Orleans. But it’s a far more complicated matter with the Pelicans

Patrick Beverley suspended three games for shoving Deandre Ayton

As expected, the league is disciplining Patrick Beverley following his altercation with Deandre Ayton in the Lakers’ loss to the Suns on Tuesday night.

Quin Snyder has been working with Darvin Ham after every Lakers game as an unpaid coaching consultant

In search of advice early in his coaching career, Darvin Ham has turned to a familiar face in Quin Snyder after each Lakers game.

Anthony Davis is playing at a truly historical level

After much criticism in recent years, Anthony Davis is putting together a string of utterly dominant games that is historically unmatched.

The Lakers appreciated Patrick Beverley shoving Deandre Ayton to stand up for Austin Reaves

The Lakers didn’t like that Deandre Ayton was seemingly showing up Austin Reaves. They’re happy Patrick Beverley stepped in.

NBPA announces return of 450 Gives: Info on the holiday event starting in Los Angeles on Black Friday

The NBPA is bringing giveaways and holiday cheer to Los Angeles this year, starting on Black Friday.

Even LeBron James thinks Anthony Davis is back

The Lakers have long been searching for Bubble Anthony Davis to return and even LeBron James thinks the big man is back to his best.

LeBron James, Anthony Davis want Vin Diesel to flip a car off ‘Staples Center’

An unexpected cameo from Vin Diesel at Sunday’s Lakers game led to an unlikely request from LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

Austin Reaves jokes that LeBron James, Anthony Davis’ Lobos tequila smells ‘horrible’

An odd interaction with fans during Friday’s Lakers game led to a funny moment between Austin Reaves and Anthony Davis.

Lonnie Walker IV details how Russell Westbrook has inspired the Lakers with his words and actions

From buying into his new sixth-man role and encouraging his teammates to shoot their shots, Lonnie Walker IV has admired Russell Westbrook’s leadership for the Lakers this season.

Lonnie Walker on trade rumors: ‘I try my best to not read into all of it’

It’s another year with another host of trade rumors for the Lakers and another role player, this time Lonnie Walker IV, focused on blocking them out.

The Lakers are already at the ‘emotional film session’ portion of the season

Prior to their streak-snapping win over the Nets, the Lakers had an emotional film session that spurred them on to the victory...and raises some potential flags.

Rob Pelinka was seen getting on a plane to Indiana and Lakers Twitter lost its mind

After Rob Pelinka was spotted on a flight to Indianapolis, Lakers Twitter blew up with speculation of a Pacers trade that even got Buddy Hield’s attention.

Kyle Kuzma says ‘it’s tough’ to be a role player on the Lakers

Kyle Kuzma admitted that members of the supporting cast in Los Angeles can sometimes have their mental toughness tested.

Lakers assign Thomas Bryant, Dennis Schröder, Kendrick Nunn to South Bay

With a day off amidst a week-long break, the Lakers have assigned a trio of players to their South Bay G League franchise for extra practice

Patrick Beverly says LeBron James motivated Lakers to beat Nets at ‘best practice’ of the season

After Sunday’s win vs. the Nets, Beverley indicated LeBron contributed to the cause without actually putting on his jersey.

Kevin Durant on Russell Westbrook’s defense: ‘He’s just going to hack me’

Russell Westbrook was one of many Lakers that took a stab at defending Kevin Durant on Sunday and certainly left an impression.

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