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Is trading for oft-injured Malcolm Brogdon worth the risk?

Detailing Brogdon’s checkered injury history and the potential risks that come with it.

Why Anthony Davis not touching a basketball for two months might be a good thing (and why it’s not surprising)

Davis’ hiatus from basketball activities isn’t that big of a deal.

Five things Darvin Ham’s introductory press conference told us about his leadership style

Newly-minted Lakers head coach Darvin Ham lived up to the hype in his introductory presser alongside general manager Rob Pelinka.

What does the Lakers’ pre-draft combine medical and testing process look like?

Lets go behind the scenes to see what NBA hopefuls go through when they get evaluated by the Lakers.

Film Study: How Austin Reaves building upper-body strength will unlock his offense

Lakers rookie Austin Reaves needs to focus on upper-body strength development during his first NBA offseason.

If you think Anthony Davis is ‘soft,’ you’re mistaken. Here’s why.

Lakers big man Anthony Davis often gets labeled as "soft." That couldn’t be farther from the truth.

Phil Jackson being involved in the Lakers’ coaching search isn’t a bad thing

Phil Jackson has a better track record at identifying top coaching targets than you may think.

What does the firing of Judy Seto mean for the Lakers health & fitness moving forward?

Explaining the possible rationale for the Lakers moving on from longtime trainer Judy Seto.

The science behind Austin Reaves hitting the rookie wall, explained

The so-called "rookie wall" that first-year Lakers guard Austin Reaves smacked into at midseason is a real thing. Here’s what the science says about it.

Medical Analysis: The latest on LeBron James’ ankle injury

We got more information on LeBron James’ injury from the King himself at Lakers exit interviews.

Why benching Austin Reaves underscored Frank Vogel’s key flaws

2 DNP-CDs for Austin Reaves in the Lakers’ two must-win games was a mistake by Frank Vogel.

Medical Analysis: LeBron James’ left ankle sprain vs. the Pelicans

LeBron James turned his left ankle on Sunday and was clearly limited. How significant might the injury be for the Lakers star?

Film Study: Did the Lakers find their ‘death lineup’ vs. the Cavaliers?

The Cavaliers game was a great win, and also may have revealed the Lakers’ best lineup to close games with.

Watch: Lakers show tribute video for Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in return to L.A.

The Lakers welcomed Kyle Kuzma and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope back home with cheers, hugs and a classy tribute video.

Explained: Why LeBron James meditates during games

Lakers star LeBron James was seen calmly breathing with his eyes closed with one minute left vs the Utah Jazz. Why? The answer is simple: He was likely centering himself, something he’s gotten in the habit of.

Medical Analysis: Explaining Anthony Davis’ right mid-foot sprain

The type of mid-foot sprain Anthony Davis suffered is a relatively rare occurrence. Let’s take a closer look at what it might mean for the Lakers star.

Film Study: Breaking down Austin Reaves’ elite play vs. the Warriors

Lakers rookie Austin Reaves had arguably his best overall game of the season against the Warriors. Lets break down his best plays and skills.

Film Study: LeBron James shows off elite defensive IQ vs. Knicks

LeBron James showcased an elite "counter-spin" defensive technique in the Lakers’ recent win over the Knicks.

Watch: A visibly confused Austin Reaves autographs rice cooker for a fan

Lakers rookie Austin Reaves is trying to method act his way into shooting like Klay Thompson.

What could be causing LeBron James’ left knee soreness, and how concerning is it?

The Lakers have not given many specifics on the knee issue LeBron James is dealing with, but they have given a few clues on what could be ailing him.

Deconstructing Malik Monk’s shooting mechanics

Let’s take a deeper dive into what makes Malik Monk an elite shooter.

Explaining Kendrick Nunn’s return-to-play setback

How concerning is it that Kendrick Nunn had a setback as he looks to make his Lakers debut?

Anthony Davis was back on the court prior to the Grizzlies game. How close is he to returning?

Lets take a closer look at what Anthony Davis was doing on the court, and what that means for the Lakers star’s potential return.

Film Study: A key secret to Carmelo Anthony’s shooting technique

Carmelo Anthony’s shooting ability has been elite for the Lakers. Here is one major reason why.

4 reasons why Russell Westbrook’s struggles are overstated

Russell Westbrook has received heavy criticism after the Lakers’ Christmas Day loss to the Nets. Much of it is unfounded.

Anthony Davis’ MCL sprain and possible return timeline, explained

Learn more about Anthony Davis’ injury, including the likely severity and some good news.

Is “REM sleep” the key to LeBron’s longevity?

LeBron James swears by his sleep, specifically REM sleep. What is that, and what are the benefits for the Lakers star?

Why is Kendrick Nunn’s ‘bone bruise’ taking so long to return from?

Frank Vogel recently dropped a key hint on why Kendrick Nunn has had such an extended absence with the bone bruise he suffered in the preseason.

LeBron James hasn’t had his usual ‘pop’ going to the rim. Is that just age, or something else?

Is LeBron James finally starting to show signs of age, or is there another factor in the Lakers star’s finishing struggles?

LeBron James says he ‘feels worse playing low minutes.’ Does that make any sense?

There’s actually some concrete basis to the idea that LeBron James may feel healthier when he plays more minutes.

Medical Analysis: Austin Reaves’ hamstring injury and return timeline, explained

Austin Reaves is the latest player to join the Lakers’ injury report. Lets go through the nuances of his injury, and when he might be back.

Talen Horton-Tucker has been cleared for practice. What steps are left before he’s back on the court?

THT has been out for nearly a month following surgery on a thumb tendon. How much longer until he sees game action?