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Photo by Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty ImagesEven with his strong play of late, the Lakers are keeping Stanley Johnson on a 10-day contract to continue maintaining their flexibility with an open roster spot. While things are coming apart at...
Photo by Chris Elise/NBAE via Getty ImagesAfter opening as a distant fourth overall and trailing Steph Curry in the conference, LeBron James now leads all players in All-Star game voting. LeBron James has completed his greatest comeback every against...
Photo by Chris Elise/NBAE via Getty ImagesThe situation with Russell Westbrook and the Lakers reached a tipping point on Wednesday as Frank Vogel — with the front office’s backing — benched the point guard to close the game against...
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY SportsIneptitude has become the norm for these Lakers. It’s success that’s been the outlier. Following the latest reminder that season turning points without fundamental changes are mostly creations of our own imaginations, Sabreena Merchant and I...
Photo by Harry How/Getty ImagesDespite a disappointing loss to the Pacers on Wednesday, the Lakers will not yet fire Frank Vogel, allowing him to travel with the team to begin their road trip. The Los Angeles Lakers will not...
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY SportsCaris LeVert dominated L.A. in the fourth quarter as Frank Vogel’s old team won its first road game against the Lakers in nearly seven years. In their first game since word leaked that Frank Vogel’s...
Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty ImagesAs the scrutiny continues to grow internally and externally around his job, Lakers head coach Frank Vogel spoke to the media ahead of Wednesday’s game. Despite having their best win of the season to start...
In search of 3-and-D forwards, the Lakers have reportedly inquired about Kings forward Harrison Barnes to help balance the roster. Through the first half of the season, the Lakers’ unbalanced roster has revealed a glaringly obvious need for the...
Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty ImagesThe Lakers are low on valuable trade assets, so it should come as no surprise that they’re shopping one of their most valuable in Talen Horton-Tucker. Straddling the .500 mark all season long, the Los...
Photo by Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty ImagesThe narratives change quickly in Tinseltown, with the current narrative surrounding the Lakers being that of head coach Frank Vogel’s job security. After what was arguably the best win of the season against...
Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty ImagesThe news cycle following the biggest Lakers win of the season shouldn’t be this frustrating. Despite what has been a mostly frustrating and inconsistent season, the Lakers were riding high on Monday night. The team...
Photo by Matteo Marchi/Getty ImagesThe scene-stealing star of the Frank Vogel news cycle has actually been Lakers senior basketball advisor Kurt Rambis. In “leaks so funny I could not possibly make them up,” Lakers senior basketball advisor Kurt Rambis...
Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty ImagesOn the heels of Anthony Davis being cleared to return to the court, the Lakers are hoping it’s not long before he returns to game action. Anthony Davis’ long-awaited return is in...
It sounds like Lakers head coach Frank Vogel’s job is safe... for now. Tuesday morning began with a report from The Athletic that Lakers head coach Frank Vogel was being evaluated on a game-to-game basis, and coaching for his...
Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty ImagesThe Lakers are dealing with an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak on the team. We’ll be tracking the latest players and staff members to end up in the health and safety protocols as a result at this...