Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Lonzo Ball, Julius Randle and Rising Locker Room Tensions

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 2017 out the window and a new year of Lakers basketball on the horizon, our guys hop in the Lair to discuss the absence of Lonzo Ball, Julius Randle’s future

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Basketball 101: Stay Ready

Ever hear the phrase, “If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready”? It’s a common phrase in reference to being prepared for anything that comes your way. While this phrase is usually regarded to life situations, it’s also a useful tool in the sport of basketball. For those guys and girls that don’t

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Postgame Notes: Lakers earn hard-fought OT victory over Wizards

Washington Wizards guard John Wall vowed to show Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball “no mercy,” in their matchup inside of Staples Center on Wednesday night, and Wizards center Marcin Gortat ensured that his All-Star point guard would “torture,” Ball for 48 minutes. Despite their declarations, that’s not quite how things went. Los Angeles used

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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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Postgame Notes: Lonzo Ball, Lakers lay egg in season-opener vs. Clippers

Lakers faithful packed the Staples Center on Thursday evening in hopes of seeing a victory in the team’s season-opener against the Los Angeles Clippers, but the listless Lakers laid an egg in their first contest under the new Big Baller regime that their brass spent all summer backing. The Lakers lost 108-92 to their cross-hall

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The race for minutes at power forward will be tough for the Lakers

Sometimes it’s a gift and a curse to have an excess of players at a specific position. While it’s a blessing due to options and different lineups you can run with, it’s also a curse because everyone wants to play and you have to keep guys happy. Luke Walton and the Los Angeles Lakers are

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Los Angeles Lakers Playoffs: Possible?

The Los Angeles Lakers playoff hopes have been nothing but a hope lately. Ever since Dwight Howard’s departure and Kobe Bryant’s last dominant season, the Lakers have yet to sniff the playoffs. Lottery trip after lottery trip has been the recurrent theme for the once elite Lakers, as they have just lacked the talent to

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Paul George, D’Angelo Russell, and summer madness

Welcome to the Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave, a subjective Lakers-related column where our resident Laker fans answer a series of questions regarding the Purple & Gold. This edition features discussion centered around the Paul George saga and the NBA Draft. Our participants for this edition are: Ralph Cortes (@ralphjc0) B.J. Boyer (@wcboyer24) DJ Allen (@DJAllen23) 1. The

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LA Lakers: The Road Back to Greatness

The LA Lakers have been in unfamiliar territory for a couple of seasons. After a long history of winning, the LA Lakers have turned themselves into a rebuilding team. It’s probably a position that they didn’t know they would have to undergo. With Kobe’s injuries, the failed CP3 trade, and the failed Dwight Howard experiment,

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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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