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Lakers Playoffs

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope says the Lakers never lost faith in Danny Green

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope says the Lakers have kept encouraging Danny Green to shoot, even when he’s struggling. It paid off against the Heat.

Lakers too hot for Heat to handle in Game 1 win

The Lakers trailed early, and then absolutely blew the doors off the Miami Heat for the rest of Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

LeBron James is out for revenge

The LeBron James Revenge Tour is approaching its final stop.

Series Preview: In an improbable NBA season, the two most adaptable teams have the made the Finals

The Heat are the first playoff opponent the Lakers have faced who have multiple pitches. Are any of them good enough to beat L.A.?

Now THIS is actually going to be FUN

Editor’s Note: With the Lakers finally back in the NBA Finals, former Lakers Nation Editor-in-Chief, Silver Screen and Roll alum and Lakers Twitter legend Daniel Buerge had to make a limited-time return to reflect on Lakers fandom and the long road back.

Dwight Howard wants his Hollywood redemption story to have a happy ending

Howard doesn’t want to leave Orlando empty-handed again.

These Lakers are a team that would make Kobe ‘proud.’ Now it’s time to fulfill his legacy

The Lakers have paid tribute to Kobe Bryant throughout their tumultuous season, both pre and post-restart. But winning the NBA Finals would be the best way to honor him yet, and maybe not for the reason you’d think.

Dwight Howard says finally winning a ring with the Lakers would be like ‘leveling up’

The NBA Finals is the boss battle Dwight Howard hasn’t been able to beat, but he feels ready this year.

LeBron James gets the second-most votes for SB Nation NBA Bubble Playoffs MVP

LeBron James has lived up to his reputation in the playoffs, but our poll shows that NBA fans believe there’s one player who’s been better, and it’s not Anthony Davis.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 3 Preview and Game Thread: Can L.A. keep their foot on the gas?

The Lakers have a 2-0 lead on the Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals. Can they make it 3-0?

Dwight Howard and the Lakers are talking a truly staggering amount of trash to the Nuggets

Dwight Howard spent the end of Game 2 telling the Nuggets to "go home," and that may not even be the meanest thing the Lakers have said to their Western Conference Finals opponent.

How Rajon Rondo set Anthony Davis up for his game-winning shot

Rajon Rondo was the unsung hero of Game 2

Podcast: Anthony Davis is like that

Anthony Davis said it best himself: "I’m like that."

Three takeaways from the Lakers’ Game 2 win over the Nuggets

It’s good to have two superstars.

Anthony Davis hits buzzer-beating 3-pointer as Lakers hold off Nuggets rally

Anthony Davis hit about as clutch of a 3-pointer as you’ll ever see in the NBA playoffs to save the Lakers from a massive letdown against the Nuggets.

Anthony Davis wants to be perfect. LeBron James is helping him stay level-headed

LeBron James is helping Anthony Davis slow things down.

Alex Caruso says LeBron James didn’t know who he was when he signed with the Lakers

If he didn’t know, now he knows.

Playoff Rondo is literally better than Playoff MJ

The numbers don’t lie.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 2 Preview: How is Denver going to adjust?

The Nuggets have a few things they want to focus on to make sure they don’t have a repeat of Game 1 when they take on the Lakers again as the NBA playoffs continue.

Dwight Howard doesn’t want to give Nikola Jokic an inch of space for the rest of the Western Conference Finals

Dwight Howard isn’t letting Nikola Jokic out of his sight during the Western Conference Finals. On the court, and possibly off of it, too.

Three takeaways from the Lakers’ Game 1 win over the Nuggets

The Lakers put all of their athleticism on display in the first game of the Western Conference Finals.

Lakers devour Nuggets in Game 1 of Western Conference Finals

The Lakers have a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals after LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Rajon Rondo and Dwight Howard keyed a dominant victory over the Nuggets.

Lakers go big again, start JaVale McGee against Nuggets

The Lakers have finally revealed their starting lineup for Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against the Denver Nuggets.

The Nuggets weren’t who the Lakers were expected to play in the conference finals, but they’ll be a challenge nonetheless

All season long, it seemed like the Lakers were headed for a battle of L.A. in the Western Conference Finals. Instead, they’ll face the Nuggets, who present their own stylistic puzzle to solve.

Anthony Davis says a championship would ‘trump every award’ he’s ever won

As honored as Anthony Davis was to be named to the All-NBA First Team again, he and the Lakers have their sights set on something greater.

Anthony Davis and LeBron James, Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant, and the different types of teamwork

These duos have showed us there is more than one way to win in the NBA playoffs.

Anthony Davis and Frank Vogel say the Lakers are always trying to remember Kobe Bryant

The Lakers haven’t forgotten about Kobe Bryant in the midst of their most successful run in 10 years.

Halsey is having a blast on Lakers Twitter

"You should be sad" if you haven’t been following Halsey’s Lakers account on Twitter.

Alex Caruso is growing his Lakers legend in the NBA playoffs

In the span of three years, Alex Caruso went from a G League player to a crucial piece of a championship-contending Lakers team.

If defense wins championships, the Lakers are well on their way

The Lakers have established themselves as a defensive powerhouse in the NBA playoffs.

My Three Favorite Details (Extended Edition!): Alex Caruso chases down James Harden, LeBron channels Dirk Nowitzki and more

Alex Caruso’s chase down block and LeBron’s one-footed step back are two of numerous favorite plays from the Lakers during this week of the NBA playoffs.

Podcast: Are the Nuggets or Clippers a better matchup for the Lakers?

The Lakers still don’t know if they’ll be playing the Clippers or Nuggets, so we discussed the threats that both bring to the table.

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