Los Angeles Lakers

Tre Rowbotham - Jan 25, 2023

The Los Angeles Lakers have been living in mediocrity once again this season. Since winning the NBA Finals in the Orlando bubble, the Lakers have been mired by injuries to a slew of stars and role players alike. This season has been no different. LeBron James has taken it upon himself to carry the team. […]

Lakers Anthony Davis Injury

An injury almost felt inevitable for Lakers star Anthony Davis as his level of play just felt unsustainable even for such a talented player.

The 2022-23 NBA season has been full of surprises in the first two months. Some are good, some are bad, but all are entertaining. Teams that were thought to be tanking sit near the top of each conference, and exciting rookies have exploded onto the scene. Today we look at which teams in the NBA […]

Jordan Pagkalinawan - Nov 22, 2022

When the offseason rolled around, many Lakers fans expected the team to go after big names despite limited cap space.  They were looking forward to welcoming an established role-player to the purple and gold via the Mid-Level Exception.  So it was quite a shocker when Shams tweeted this an hour into free agency: Free agent […]

Stephen A. Smith recently said on ESPN that he thinks that the Los Angeles Lakers should trade LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Some may find the idea of trading away the second best player of all-time as well as one of the best current players in the world an absurd notion. But I 100% agree […]

Jordan Pagkalinawan - Nov 2, 2022

The Lakers earned their first win of the season on Monday, beating the Denver Nuggets 121-110 and avenging their loss in the Mile High City last week.  LeBron James and Anthony Davis combined for 49 points, 21 rebounds, and 10 assists.  But one of the key storylines from the victory was Russell Westbrook, who had […]

What you should consider when betting the 2021 NBA Championship
Jordan Pagkalinawan - Oct 9, 2022

On Saturday, Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes reported that the Lakers and VP of Basketball Operations Rob Pelinka agreed to a four-year extension, aligning his deal with that of head coach Darvin Ham’s. In an offseason of one bad story to another, fans were divided over the news.  Some claimed that it was well-deserved despite the […]

Lester Mondragon - Oct 4, 2022

Experts outlined the method for predicting how the top ten players will fare in the next season. As a result, they also foresee Stephen Curry predicted on the top ten in points per game for the 2022-2023 NBA season. The Golden State Warriors will have their top scorer lead them to another Championship title. Stephen […]

Jordan Pagkalinawan - Sep 29, 2022

Two seasons removed from an NBA title, the Lakers have struggled to get back to their championship ways.  This year does not project to be an easy one, either, with a cluster of moves that made their offseason a head-scratcher. Los Angeles Lakers 2022-23 Season Preview Two New Point Guards The Lakers’ most recent significant […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Sep 21, 2022

The NBA Sixth Man of the Year is a coveted and also important award. Honors like the MVP award hold most of the glory, but the Sixth Man of the Year award shows the strength and importance of the bench unit. Recent winners include Montrezl Harrell, Jordan Clarkson, and most recently Tyler Herro. There’s plenty of bench talent […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Sep 21, 2022

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, simply put, were not happy with their outcomes last season. They missed the playoffs after winning the championship just two years ago. The Russell Westbrook mega-trade didn’t work out as planned while Anthony Davis dealt with constant injuries. Frank Vogel is now gone as well, replaced by Darvin Ham as head coach. The […]

NBA Arena
Drew Crabtree, Editor - Sep 10, 2022

The NBA boasts teams throughout the largest cities in the United States and even in Toronto, Canada. This, of course, allows for the limitless potential for exciting live viewing experiences. In total there are 29 NBA arenas, but below are the top five in terms of the best experiences. Top Five NBA Arena Experiences 5. […]

Patrick Beverley was recently traded to the Lakers for Stanley Johnson and Talen Horton-Tucker. This add for the Lakers who have seen a lot of problems in the last couple of years. The addition of Beverley should help the team defensively. The one problem with all of this is Russell Westbrook. Westbrook had an up-and-down […]

Jon Lee - Aug 27, 2022

The NBA offseason rarely lacks drama. And late on an August night, Shams Charania of The Athletic dropped a bomb. The Los Angeles Lakers acquired Patrick Beverley in exchange for Talen Horton-Tucker and Stanley Johnson. Beverley, a former LA Clipper, arrives as a key rotation player who gives the Lakers a sense of toughness, shooting, […]

Jordan Pagkalinawan - Aug 25, 2022

On Wednesday evening, Adrian Wojnarowski dropped a “Woj Bomb” on NBA Twitter, announcing a trade between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Utah Jazz involving Patrick Beverley and Talen Horton-Tucker. The Lakers traded for Beverley, a three-time All-Defensive Team selection, in exchange for the 21-year-old Horton-Tucker and forward Stanley Johnson. Patrick Beverley is returning to […]

Jon Lee - Aug 21, 2022

The NBA schedule is out and fans were exposed to the key dates including the LA Lakers and LA Clippers, but is the Battle of LA dead? The matchup between the two Angeleno heavyweights had the city buzzing in the 2019-20 season. Especially considering the Clippers’ acquisitions of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. Additionally, the […]

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Kayla Fonte - Aug 21, 2022

The NBA trade deadline is less than two weeks away, and the Toronto Raptors are expected to make a splash. The underperforming team is currently holding a 22-28 record, placing them 12th in the East. Numerous rumors are swirling about potential moves they might make to get back on track, with three players at the […]

NBA resurgence of Zion Williamson
Tre Rowbotham - Aug 21, 2022

The NBA All-Star starters were announced Thursday night on TNT. As with any balloting process, there were a couple of surprising names that flashed on the screen. Naturally, that means there were also a few snubs as well. Let’s see how the teams are looking so far. NBA All-Star Starters Reaction: How Is Zion Williamson […]

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons meet again
Adeniyi Pelumijoel - Aug 21, 2022

This is going to be interesting! The upcoming Wednesday night clash between two major powerhouses in the Eastern Conferences is gathering a great deal of attention. And now—for some memorable reasons—is already termed to be more than just a match-up. Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid will be creating the extra storyline when Brooklyn Nets and […]

Chris Paul is getting back to himself as Devin Booker is healing up for the Phoenix Suns
Tre Rowbotham - Aug 21, 2022

Something has been brewing in Phoenix over the past few months. Ever since the Mavericks blasted the Suns in an embarrassing game seven display, Phoenix hasn’t looked quite right. Jae Crowder demanded a trade, Deandre Ayton tried to leave in free agency, and Devin Booker, Cam Johnson, and Chris Paul have been sidelined for extended […]

Tre Rowbotham - Aug 21, 2022

After a 10-13 start to the season, the New York Knicks were staring down the barrel of another losing season. Since then, the Knicks have gone 15-8 and are looking like sudden playoff contenders in the Eastern Conference. What changed? Julius Randle decided to start playing like an All-Star again. Julius Randle’s All-Star Play Has […]

Jon Lee - Aug 21, 2022

The LA Clippers fell 126-103 to the Utah Jazz, placing them in the 8th seed. Superstar wings Kawhi Leonard and Paul George did not suit up as it was the second leg of a back-to-back. The team has dropped eight of its last nine. And with a little under half the season remaining, it does […]

Rex Foster - Aug 21, 2022

For the second consecutive year, the Denver Nuggets fell short of their postseason expectations. After reaching the conference finals during a historic run in the 2020 bubble, Denver’s past two seasons have been plagued by injury. Cornerstone point guard Jamal Murray tore his ACL a few games before the 2021 playoffs resulting in a missed […]

Domantas Sabonis and De'Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings
Tre Rowbotham - Aug 21, 2022

The Sacramento Kings have been the laughingstock of the NBA for nearly two decades. With their last playoff appearance coming in the 2005-06 season, Kings fans have had little to celebrate over the last 16 seasons. That narrative is changing this season. Are the Sacramento Kings Playoff-Bound? The Kings Boast the NBA’s Best Offense Sacramento […]