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Report: Lakers sign Jarred Vanderbilt to four-year, $48 million extension

The Lakers and Jarred Vanderbilt have extended their partnership for at least another season, and possibly up to five.

NBA reportedly cracking down on load management with massive fines in 2023-24 season

The NBA is set to reportedly announce new rules for the 2023-24 season that will heavily punish teams for load managing star players.

LeBron James is going full Avengers mode for ‘last dance’ with Team USA

Ahead of the 2024 Olympics, LeBron James is not just reportedly committing to Team USA but looking to recruit top stars to join him.

Anthony Davis ‘made it clear’ he wants to play less center during regular season

According to a recent report, Anthony Davis’ desire to play fewer minutes at center was part of the team’s motivation to sign Christian Wood.

Christian Wood says plan is for him to play ‘a big role’ with Lakers

Darvin Ham coached Christian Wood with the Milwaukee Bucks, and helped recruit him to the Lakers by telling him he’d be a significant contributor.

Report: 'Early expectation' is that Christian Wood will come off bench

Christian Wood can (in theory) fit alongside Anthony Davis, but it sounds like the Lakers will initially stick with Davis as the lone traditional big in their starting lineup.

Christian Wood (finally) signs with Lakers

After months of "will they, won't they" back and forth, the Lakers have added Christian Wood to fill their 14th roster spot ahead of training camp.

Let the Giannis Antetokounmpo to the Lakers rumors begin

His free agency is still two years away, but the Giannis Antetokounmpo rumors to the Lakers are already starting.

Should the Lakers try to trade for James Harden?

After James Harden’s surreal comments on Daryl Morey and the Sixers on Monday, should the Lakers pursue him via trade?

Lakers will host Kevin Durant, Suns in home opener

The NBA is scheduling Lakers vs. Suns early in an attempt to give us our first LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant showdown since 2018.

Lakers to reportedly play Nuggets on Opening Night of 2023-24 season

In a Western Conference Finals rematch, the Lakers will travel to Denver to play the Nuggets to kick off the 2023-24 season.

Lakers reportedly finalizing plans for Kobe Bryant statue, will incorporate Gigi

The Lakers are reportedly in the final stages of planning a Kobe Bryant statue that will be unveiled on August 24, 2024 and will also incorporate Gigi.

Lakers still interested in Christian Wood, sign-and-trade unlikely

As the offseason continues, nothing has changed when it comes to the Lakers interest in Christian Wood with a sign-and-trade with the Mavericks not of interest.

BREAKING: Anthony Davis and Lakers agree to 3-year, maximum contract extension

Ahead of his fifth season in Los Angeles, Anthony Davis and the Lakers have reportedly agreed to an extension that will keep him in purple and gold for even longer.

Report: Lakers have ‘strong interest’ in full, 3-year extension for Anthony Davis

All signs are pointing towards Anthony Davis and the Lakers continuing their partnership for years to come.

Lakers are ‘confident’ Max Christie can be rotation player

After a strong Summer League, Max Christie could play his way into the Lakers rotation heading into next season.

Lakers expected to offer Anthony Davis contract extension this week

With Anthony Davis becoming extension eligible this week, the Lakers are reportedly expected to offer him a max extension.

Lakers among teams linked to Rudy Gay

Still looking to fill one of the final spots on their roster, the Lakers could look to the veteran to round out the team.

Austin Reaves says he’s never met Taylor Swift in response to dating rumors

After a Twitter parody account sparked rumors that Austin Reaves was dating Taylor Swift earlier this summer, the Lakers guard said there is no love story between himself and the pop star.

Lakers among teams still reportedly interested in Christian Wood

With the bulk of free agency effectively finished, the Lakers still have two open roster spots and an eye on one of the top remaining unsigned players in Christian Wood.

Lakers could reportedly start Jaxson Hayes at center to open season

After a season in which he played almost exclusively as a center for the Lakers, Anthony Davis may make way in the starting lineup for a center once again.

Report: Anthony Davis likely to sign extension with Lakers before regular season

Heading into the final year of his contract, Anthony Davis reportedly could be set for an extension with the Lakers heading into training camp.

Lakers reportedly met with Dillon Brooks in free agency

After an infamous meltdown in the playoffs with the Grizzlies, Dillon Brooks reportedly met with the Lakers in free agency this summer.

LeBron James changes jersey numbers again, will wear No. 23 with Lakers next season

For the second time in his career with the Lakers, LeBron James will change his jersey number, this time going from No. 6 back to No. 23.

D’Angelo Russell agreed to waive no-trade clause in contract with Lakers

The Lakers picked up a win in contract negotiations with D’Angelo Russell by agreeing to waive the player’s no-trade clause.

2023 Lakers Free Agency Rumors Tracker and Discussion Thread

The Lakers are sure to be active in NBA free agency once again, so we’ll be tracking every single player they are connected to here.

Lakers reportedly have interest in Christian Wood, Bismack Biyombo for 14th roster spot

The Lakers have consistently indicated they want to add another center for their final move of NBA free agency, and Christian Wood and Bismack Biyombo are among the two they reportedly will consider.

Lakers reportedly sign Maxwell Lewis to four-year deal

Having learned their lessons of previous years, the Lakers reportedly took advantage of a new rule in the CBA to sign second-round draft pick Maxwell Lewis to a four-year contract.

Mo Bamba signs one-year deal with Philadelphia 76ers

After a largely uneventful tenure with the Lakers, Mo Bamba becomes the latest big man to jump from one coast to the other to join the 76ers.

Lakers reportedly set to hire DeMarre Carroll as assistant coach

The Lakers are hiring a familiar name to NBA fans and a player familiar to head coach Darvin Ham as an assistant coach in DeMarre Carroll.

3 center candidates the Lakers should target

After filling out most of their roster in free agency, the Lakers are reportedly still in search for another center. Here are a few options that can help fill that hole.

Report: D’Angelo Russell ‘early favorite’ to start over Gabe Vincent

The Lakers added depth to its backcourt this week, namely with Gabe Vincent, but D’Angelo Russell is still the frontrunner to be the starter.


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