Lonzo Ball

The Defensive Short: Lonzo Ball’s mental lapse

This possession stood out to me which forced me to touch on it. The Golden State Warriors are down by three and Kevin Durant comes off a down screen and gets a wide-open look to tie the game. A solid play but what stands out to me is the mental lapse of Lonzo Ball. This

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: (Very) Early Season Takeaways

Welcome to Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave, a subjective Lakers-related column where our resident Laker fans answer a series of questions regarding the Purple & Gold. With the first week of the new NBA season in the rearview mirror and a few games under Los Angeles’ belt, our guys hop in the Lair to discuss early-season takeaways,

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Jordan Clarkson, Los Angeles Lakers

Postgame Notes: Lakers mount comeback, but still fall short to Pelicans

In their 119-112 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night, the Lakers had Staples Center reeking of the same nauseating stench that invaded it on Thursday during their embarrassing season-opening loss to the Clippers.  Los Angeles came out of the gates flat, looking uninspired and uninterested as they fell behind by as many as

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Jordan Clarkson

Is there trade value in Jordan Clarkson?

The future of the Los Angeles Lakers is still to be determined. The roster is full of young, developing talent and with the 2nd pick in the upcoming draft, a new young player will be added to the team. Many people believe that pick will be Lonzo Ball, a dynamic guard looking to make an impact

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Lakers Young Core: What will they be?

The lights are bright in LA especially when it comes to basketball. Just ask the Lakers’ young core. Playing for one of the most historic franchises ever, the Lakers’ young core has been tasked with a big first job: Bring back Showtime.  Showtime Lakers are a staple of LA basketball. The fast-paced, high-energy style of

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The Lakers are a couple of years away from having an All-Star

The Los Angeles Lakers have been in the slumps for a couple of years now and this year was nothing different. Things started off great but once reality hit, the Lakers began to put the T in tank. However, while wins are very seldom, heads are being held high due to a promising young core.

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Ivica Zubac: Another gem for the Lakers

Ivica Zubac was probably not a name heard much. The center out of Croatia was a good international prospect, even listed on some mock drafts going in the mid first round. Even then, no one knew much about his game. Most international prospects picked in the first-round, however, tend to play overseas for a couple of

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Showtime Lakers are still under production, relax fans.

The Los Angeles Lakers have been an early surprise for the NBA, as they have won more than expected and have shown great potential as a team. It looked like the Lakers were poised for a playoff run this season until they were hit by a string of injuries and a tough schedule. They are

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Is making the playoffs possible for the Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers may be the most surprising team in the NBA right now. An opening night win, an upset against the Golden State Warriors, and a 10-10 record highlights their current season. Just last year, the Lakers didn’t get their 10th win until February 2nd which shows their progression already. Luke Walton has

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Los Angeles Lakers, Luke Walton, D'Angelo Russell, Brandon Ingram, Jordan Clarkson,

Lakers Lair: Let’s Get It Started…

Welcome to the 2016-17 Lakers Lair season roundtable. Lakers Lair is where our Society Laker fans come together to talk subjectively about their favorite team. The Los Angeles Lakers are going through their first training camp without Kobe Bryant in 20 years. Some new blood on the roster and on the sideline makes for more transitions

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