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Bill Simmons predicts LeBron James will ‘ring chase’ with Kyrie Irving, Draymond Green, Luka Doncic and Mavericks

Today in "wild ideas that probably won’t come true," Bill Simmons predicted that LeBron James will team up with Kyrie Irving, Luka Doncic and Draymond Green on the Mavericks.

Pau Gasol elected to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as part of loaded 2023 class

Lakers legend Pau Gasol will head to Springfield alongside Dwyane Wade, Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker, Becky Hammon and Gregg Popovich in an absolutely stacked 2023 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame class.

Report: LeBron James targeting final three games of season to return from injury for Lakers

As things continue to positively progress in his rehab, LeBron James is eyeing a return in the final trio of games this season for the Lakers.

Report: Lakers have ‘strong’ interest in re-signing D’Angelo Russell

After returning to Los Angeles and flourishing, the Lakers are reportedly ready to make D’Angelo Russell part of the future.

The Lakers are still being linked to Kyrie Irving in NBA rumors

Despite everything from the Lakers themselves indicating the contrary, the team is still being linked to Kyrie Irving as a potential destination this offseason.

Free agent market for Austin Reaves expected to give him ‘$50 million, at least’

As he continues to play bigger and bigger roles for the Lakers, Austin Reaves’ payday this summer is increasing as well with his next deal likely to be upwards of $50 million.

Report: Tristan Thompson was in ‘good shape’ at Lakers workout, Tony Bradley was also there

The Lakers worked out Tristan Thompson and Tony Bradley on Monday as they look for an emergency backup center.

Report: Anthony Davis will play in final Lakers back-to-back of season

The Lakers medical staff gave Anthony Davis a choice of which of the Lakers’ final two back-to-backs he wanted to play in both games of, and he chose their final one vs. the Jazz and Clippers.

Report: Lakers to work out Tristan Thompson, Tony Bradley this week

Still with an open roster spot, the Lakers are reportedly set to work out Tristan Thompson and Tony Bradley as potential back-up centers.

Rob Pelinka reportedly wanted Malik Beasley on Lakers ‘for a while,’ likely to keep him next season

The Lakers landed Malik Beasley at the trade deadline after reportedly eyeing him for many seasons and now look set to keep him around moving forward.

Pelicans were ‘close’ to trade for Malik Beasley, Jarred Vanderbilt before Lakers swooped in

Two of the underrated acquisitions of the trade deadline in Malik Beasley and Jarred Vanderbilt were nearly Pelicans before the Lakers came flying in.

Dennis Schröder gives another health update on LeBron James: ‘German doctors are great’

Dennis Schröder is once again providing medical updates on LeBron James, although this time he was at least slightly more cryptic about his Lakers teammate’s status.

Report: LeBron James ‘not close’ to return from foot injury

The latest indications on LeBron James are that we should not expect to see him return from his foot tendon injury until close to the end of the regular season.

Rui Hachimura reportedly ‘expected to prioritize years and money in restricted free agency’

The first of the Lakers trade deadline moves, Rui Hachimura is set for restricted free agency this summer and is reportedly prioritizing both money and years in his next contract.

‘Multiple teams’ reportedly have interest in signing Austin Reaves in free agency, but Jeanie Buss wants to keep him

The latest diamond in the rough for the Lakers, Austin Reaves is set for restricted free agency this summer but he has one important backer in his corner in Jeanie Buss.

Report: Lakers don’t plan to pursue Kyrie Irving, want to run it back

With incredible vibes and a winning run, the Lakers reportedly are looking away from Kyrie Irving and towards running it back with the current roster this summer.

D’Angelo Russell reportedly wants to be “point guard of the future” for Lakers

After a suboptimal first stint in Los Angeles, D’Angelo Russell is reportedly ready to be part of the future of the Lakers.

D’Angelo Russell, Lakers reportedly have mutual interest in contract extension

After trading for him at the deadline, and sacrificing picks to do so, the Lakers appear to be committed to D’Angelo Russell with the feeling being mutual.

It seems like the pre-trade deadline Lakers had pretty bad vibes

While their on-court performance alone certainly warranted change, the Lakers also appeared to have some locker room issues necessitating a change, too.

Lakers among teams interested in Danny Green after buyout from Rockets

Mark down another former Laker the franchise has interest in as Danny Green could return to Los Angeles after agreeing to a buyout with the Rockets.

Frequent Lakers target Terrence Ross secures buyout from Orlando Magic, set to sign with Suns

Could Terrence Ross be the final player the Lakers add to their roster on the buyout market? (Update: No)

LeBron James day-to-day with ‘unbearable’ pain in foot, out vs. Warriors

LeBron James will miss his second game in a row with the nebulous diagnosis "left ankle soreness" on Saturday, despite the Lakers saying all his imaging is coming back clean.

Woj: Lakers interested in extending D’Angelo Russell, possibly signing Danny Green on buyout market

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN gave a couple updates on new Lakers trade acquisition D’Angelo Russell and possible buyout candidate Danny Green in recent television and podcast appearances.

The Lakers are ‘done’ at the NBA trade deadline. Here’s how the roster looks now

The Lakers played a massive game of musical chairs at the NBA trade deadline. We rounded up who and what Rob Pelinka sent out, and the players and picks coming back, all in one place.

Lakers trade for Mo Bamba from Magic for Patrick Beverley

The Lakers will reportedly send out Patrick Beverley to the Magic for big man Mo Bamba as they continue to rework their roster.

Lakers reportedly trade Thomas Bryant to Nuggets for Davon Reed, 3 second-round picks

The Lakers are selling high on Thomas Bryant, sending him to the Nuggets for Davon Reed and picks to open up minutes for Jarred Vanderbilt and Wenyen Gabriel.

Lakers reportedly may have sent Russell Westbrook home if he was not traded

The degree to which things had deteriorated with Russell Westbrook and the Lakers is becoming more and more clear in the hours and days after he was traded.

2023 Lakers Trade Rumors Tracker and Discussion Thread: The latest on what L.A. may do

Leading up to the 2023 NBA trade deadline, we’ll be keeping an updating list of all the Lakers trade rumors from reputable sources here.

BREAKING: Suns trade for Kevin Durant as Pacific Division arms race heats up

By trading for Kevin Durant, the Suns just became the favorites in this year’s Pacific Division, and maybe the 2023 Western Conference as a whole.

Lakers trade Russell Westbrook for D’Angelo Russell, Jarred Vanderbilt and Malik Beasley

The Lakers have reportedly agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to the Utah Jazz, ending his tenure in Los Angeles.

JJ Redick says he’s heard Russell Westbrook to Jazz trade is ‘close to being done’

Could the Lakers and Jazz finally be set to make a trade? According to one literal NBA insider, the answer is yes.

Report: Darvin Ham, Russell Westbrook had ‘heated exchange’ at halftime of Thunder game

The Russell Westbrook experience is bubbling over yet again as he and head coach Darvin Ham reportedly had a "heated exchange" during Tuesday’s game against the Thunder.

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