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2021 Lakers Roster: Here is everyone we know is coming to training camp

We will be updating this page with the Lakers’ training camp roster as it fills out.

Can Kendrick Nunn live up to the Lakers’ faith in him this season?

After turning down more money to come to Los Angeles, Kendrick Nunn could be key for the Lakers this season as a valuable role player.

The Lakers have officially signed Rajon Rondo, who doesn’t have to be Playoff Rondo to have value

Rajon Rondo returns to the Lakers after a season with three different franchises, and now has quite the expectations to live up to.

5 players the Lakers could sign with their final roster spots

While none of them may be sexy names, there are still a number of players the Lakers could sign in free agency to round out their roster.

Lakers sign Chaundee Brown, Mac McClung

Two of the standouts so far in the Summer League, the Lakers announced deals with Mac McClung and Chaundee Brown on Tuesday

The Lakers have officially acquired Russell Westbrook, which just might be crazy enough to work

The Lakers’ trade for Russell Westbrook is official. Here’s how the addition could help the team.

The Lakers have officially signed Carmelo Anthony, which will put his ability to sacrifice to the ultimate test

For the first time in his career, Carmelo Anthony is on a real title contender. Is he willing to make the sacrifices necessary to contribute?

The Lakers have officially re-signed Talen Horton-Tucker, maintaining a baseline of youth

Talen Horton-Tucker has been the youngest player on the Lakers’ roster each of his first two seasons. That won’t change this season, but this time it will be by a large margin.

The Lakers have officially signed Malik Monk, who will give them a dose of dynamism

Malik Monk could give the Lakers the type of dangerous shooter and scorer they were missing last season.

Lakers officially sign Kendrick Nunn, who can be their X-Factor

Going into his third season in the NBA, Kendrick Nunn has the opportunity to make a meaningful leap and raise the veteran-heavy Lakers’ ceiling.

The Lakers have officially signed Trevor Ariza, who is back where he belongs

Trevor Ariza is a member of the Lakers once again as his career comes full circle.

The Lakers have added Wayne Ellington, whose shooting will be valuable

After crashing out of the playoffs in part due to putrid 3-point shooting, one of the Lakers’ first moves in free agency was bringing back Wayne Ellington.

Lakers officially sign Dwight Howard as the two sides start another chapter together

The Lakers re-signed Dwight Howard last offseason — until they didn’t. He’s now officially returning to the team after one season with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Lakers waive Alfonzo McKinnie, open up an extra roster spot

What is Rob Pelinka planning?

Marc Gasol confirmed he will return to the Lakers for the 2021-22 season

Lakers veteran Marc Gasol confirmed at the Olympics that he will play (at least) one more season in purple and gold.

Lakers Summer League Preview and Game Thread: Summer Basketball is back

Can the Lakers bring the Summer League trophy (or trophies!) back to Los Angeles?

Zavier Simpson, Dakota Mathias among returnees to Lakers Summer League roster

As the Summer League returns next month, a handful of familiar names — including Zavier Simpsons and Dakota Mathias — will return for the Lakers as well

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Who will the Lakers add with their final roster spot?

The Lakers have one more chance to add an impact player before the NBA playoffs.

Frank Vogel says the Lakers will try to play their entire roster in Orlando

The Lakers don’t really have seeding to play for anymore, so Frank Vogel says we should expect to see a few deeper role players get some opportunities.

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Previously, on the Lake Show

Let’s catch up on what happened with the Lakers this season.

Podcast: Is DeMarcus Cousins coming back or not?

Our latest show discusses the latest news on DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis and the Lakers taking the next step closer to the NBA coming back.

Previously, On The Lake Show: Markieff Morris

Let’s take a look back at one of the most recent additions to the Lakers, Markieff Morris.

How the Sparks settled on their 2020 roster

Assistant GM Michael Fischer shared with Silver Screen & Roll about how the team had to pivot in response to the pandemic.

Danny Green says this year’s Lakers are built more like 2014 Spurs than 2018 Raptors

Green also talked about the growth the Lakers showed before the season was suspended.

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Let’s appreciate a Laker series

For as long as there is no Lakers basketball, we’re going to remember some fun times when there was.

Lakers still reportedly may look to add another shooter after Dion Waiters addition

The Lakers have a full roster after adding Dion Waiters, so they would have to cut someone if they wanted to add J.R. Smith or another free agent.

Podcast: The cases for (and against) J.R. Smith and Dion Waiters

The Lakers are looking hard at J.R. Smith and Dion Waiters. We tried to break down why.

Lakers reportedly met with Dion Waiters last week

The Lakers would have to clear another roster spot to sign Dion Waiters.

Markieff Morris reportedly plans to sign with Lakers

The Lakers are giving us a cross-hall Morris brothers battle we’ve been waiting for.

How the Lakers can address the holes on their roster internally

With the buyout marking quickly drying up, here are a few changes the Lakers can make to improve their current roster.

Anthony Davis is confident the Lakers can win a championship with what they have

The Lakers don’t feel like they need outside help to go the distance this season.

How much is chemistry worth?

The Lakers might need one more piece, but it also might be hard to find one that outweighs the intangible benefits of keeping such a tight-knit group together.