Los Angeles Lakers, Julius Randle

VIDEO: Julius Randle flashes improved jumper after day one of training camp

Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle is not an inept jumper-shooter. Randle was 33-130 (25.4%) on shots ranging from 16-24 feet, including a grim 10-36 (27.8%) behind the arc. On anything that qualified as a jumper by NBA.com/stats standards, Randle shot 26.2%. He recognized that he needed to make some alterations in that area in

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Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets, Tarik Black

Lakers Lair: Thoughts on re-signing of center Tarik Black

B.J. Boyer returns to the Lakers Lair, this time with a quick podcast to discuss seldom used center Tarik Black, who re-signed with Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon. In this episode of LL, Boyer talks about what Black brings to the team, what his limitations as a player are, and why re-signing him was an

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Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant

Lakers Lair celebrates Kobe Day by picking their five favorite games

A few members of the Society hop in the Lakers Lair to discuss their favorite games from Kobe Bryant. Lakers Lair is for Lakers fans, by Laker fans Martin Soaries, DJ Allen and B.J. Boyer. See what Black Mamba moments they remember most, and compare them to your favorite memories from KB24.  B.J. Boyer (@wcboyer24): Western

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Luke Walton

3 Things I’d Like To See Luke Walton Do As Coach of the Lakers

Byron Scott’s tenure in Los Angeles has concluded, and the Lakers look to usher in a new era of winning basketball under the guidance of Luke Walton. There are many things Walton must do to transform the Lakers from fodder back to a perennial playoff team, but here are three I hope to see him

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Lakers Lair, Ep. 3: Larry Nance, Trade Scenarios, Shaq Underrated?

Back in the lair, BJ Boyer talks the emergence of Larry Nance Jr. in the Lakers lineup, now possibly the steal of the draft. Also, Jordan Clarkson’s impending free agency, possible trade scenarios involving Lou Williams, Nick Young, and/or Brandon Bass, and Brian Scalabrine’s comments on the Dan Patrick Show about Shaquille O’Neal being the

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Lakers Lair Ep. 2: Farewell Mamba

  That’s all folks. Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant announced on Sunday evening that he plans to retire at the end of this season, his 20th in the NBA, and the basketball world went into mourning. In Bryant the game is losing an enigma and one of the greatest players and scorers to ever

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Thank You Bean

As we all know, Kobe Bean Bryant announced yesterday that this season (his 20th) would be his swan song. There aren’t enough superlatives to truly quantify his meaning to the game of basketball, both stateside and globally. Kobe… That name alone evokes a multitude of sentiments from his most ardent fans, to the biggest haters.

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PODCAST: Lakers Lair, Episode 1 – Byron Scott, Rookies, and Kobe

Welcome to the pilot episode of a Laker fan themed podcast hosted by BJ Boyer. Off to an 0-4 start to the season, Boyer gives thoughts on the Lakers’ youth, Byron Scott’s coaching, Kobe’s outstanding struggles, and much more.