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Lakers Playoffs

This Lakers season was still a success

The Lakers fell well short of their goal, but considering where they started, it’s still hard not to call their season a success.

3 takeaways from the Lakers actual season-ending loss to Nuggets

LeBron James delivered a masterful performance and the Lakers fought as long as they could, but the Nuggets proved to be a foe too mighty to topple in Game 4.

Despite a vintage performance from LeBron James, Lakers’ season ends in a sweep

A tremendous game from LeBron James wasn’t enough as the Denver Nuggets eliminate the Lakers.

Report: Mo Bamba available in Game 4 for Lakers

Mo Bamba missed the first three games of the Western Conference Finals, but it looks like he will return for Game 4

Resilient Lakers facing toughest, and possibly final, challenge of season

The Lakers have shown incredibly resiliency all season long but may finally meet their match facing a 3-0 hole vs. the Nuggets.

Rui Hachimura credits ‘different opportunity’ with Lakers for continued postseason breakout

As he continues impressing throughout the postseason, Rui Hachimura has credited his continued success on having a different opportunity with the Lakers.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 4 Preview and Game Thread: Odds stacked

The Lakers now have a task ahead of them that’s never been completed. What will their immediate response be when faced with something that’s never been done in NBA history?

Mo Bamba expected to return for Lakers in Game 4 vs. Nuggets

In their first elimination game of the season, the Lakers will get the boost of the return of Mo Bamba, as he’s set to suit up after dealing with an ankle injury.

3 takeaways from a season-ending loss

The Lakers have (at least) one more game left in the 2023 NBA playoffs, but after going down 0-3 to the Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals, that is going to feel like extended garbage time.

Lakers fall into 0-3 hole with Game 3 loss to Nuggets

After being unable to rally in the fourth as the Nuggets took over once again, the Lakers are now one loss away from ending their season.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 3 Preview and Game Thread: Time to bounce back in Los Angeles

The Lakers have the opportunity to keep their postseason hopes alive as the series shifts to Los Angeles, where they’ve been perfect in the Playoffs.

3 takeaways from the Lakers’ Game 2 loss to the Nuggets

Following their fourth-quarter collapse, the Lakers have plenty to clean up if they hope to climb out of their 0-2 series hole.

LeBron James says he’ll be ‘fine’ after ankle injury in Game 2 vs. Nuggets

Despite going down with an ankle injury in the fourth quarter of Game 2, LeBron James said he’ll be ready and available in Game 3.

Lakers fold in the fourth, fall in 0-2 hole to the Nuggets

Despite leading for most of the way, the Lakers crumble in the fourth as Jamal Murray shoots the Nuggets into a commanding series lead.

Reacts: Fans anticipating Nuggets vs. Celtics in NBA Finals

Down to the final four teams, NBA fans are anticipating the two favorites are most likely to meet in the Finals.

Darvin Ham reportedly considering starting Rui Hachimura for Game 2 vs. Nuggets

After a strong performance in Game 1, Rui Hachimura could be moving off the bench as Darvin Ham considers a starting lineup change ahead of Game 2 vs. Denver.

Darvin Ham is Proving his Playoff Worth

In the proving ground of the NBA playoffs, Darvin Ham is showing that he has what it takes as a tactician, communicator, and leader to propel the Lakers forward.

Draymond Green thinks the Lakers should put Jarred Vanderbilt on Jamal Murray

The Lakers will have to make adjustments heading into Game 2 against the Nuggets, and Draymond Green thinks Jarred Vanderbilt should return to starting lineup.

The Nuggets don’t seem too worried after narrow Game 1 win over Lakers

Despite nearly blowing Game 1 after building a 21-point lead, the Nuggets and Mike Malone don’t seem all that worried heading into Game 2.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 2 Preview and Game Thread: Uncharted waters

The Lakers find themselves in a situation they have not experienced yet in these 2023 NBA Playoffs. After dropping their first Game 1 this postseason, can they adjust and bounce back in Game 2 from the Nuggets?

Rui Hachimura thinks it’ll be a “big” series for him against Nuggets

After a strong performance in Game 1, Rui Hachimura is ready for a "big" role in the Western Conference Finals vs. Denver.

Lakers reportedly worried they may “lose” D’Angelo Russell if removed from starting lineup

After being benched in the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s Game 1 loss to the Nuggets, the Lakers have many things to consider if they are looking to move him out of the starting lineup.

Mike Malone says Nuggets played D’Angelo Russell off the floor in Game 1

D’Angelo Russell struggled in Game 1, something Nuggets head coach Mike Malone was pleased about postgame.

3 takeaways from the Lakers dropping Game 1 to the Nuggets

The Lakers nearly completed an improbable comeback on Tuesday but fell in Denver to the Nuggets in Game 1 on Tuesday.

Nikola Jokic, Nuggets outlast Lakers in Game 1

Despite a late run by Los Angeles, Denver held on to take Game 1 behind an incredible Nikola Jokic performance.

Jamal Murray (non-COVID illness) will play in Game 1

The Nuggets listed Jamal Murray as questionable for Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, but he will play vs. the Lakers.

Nuggets coming in as betting favorites over Lakers in Western Conference Finals

While the Lakers have come up with a pair of upsets to get into the Western Conference Finals, they’ll have to do it a third time to make the NBA Finals against the Nuggets.

Everyone is once again picking the Lakers to lose series vs. Nuggets

As was the case in the previous two rounds, the Lakers are once again rather unanimously the underdogs against the Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals.

The Lakers-Nuggets Western Conference Finals Are All About Efficiency

After knocking off the reigning champs, the Lakers will play the Western Conference’s top-seed for a trip to their second Finals appearance in four years.

A Dip in the Lake: The Lakers’ playoff history vs. the Nuggets

A look back at the playoff history between the Lakers and the Nuggets

Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 1 Preview and Game Thread: The magical turnaround continuous

The series boils down to the matchup between the best offensive big man versus the best defensive big man in the league.

Lakers still far from betting favorites to win NBA title

Despite winning back-to-back series and dethroning the defending champions, the Lakers are still pretty distant underdogs when it comes to betting odds for the NBA champion.


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