Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Paying Julius and future playoff hopes

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. For this edition, the gang gathers to discuss what the ideal price point for Julius Randle is, Luke Walton’s strides as a coach and Kyle Kuzma’s struggles with his shot. Our participants

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Zotime and Kobe’s jersey retirement

  The Lakers start training camp in roughly two weeks, what is the one thing you look forward to seeing the most as the season draws near? Allen: Two things I’m looking are obviously Lonzo Ball but also the evolution of Brandon Ingram. Ball looked great in Summer League but with all of the pressure

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VIDEO: LaVar Ball Makes Hilarious Appearance on WWE Raw

Just when you thought you would get a break from LaVar Ball until the Summer League, he decided to take his talents to the WWE Ring. On WWE’s Monday Raw, LaVar joined up with son’s Lonzo and LaMelo as they hopped into the WWE ring to talk it out with Intercontinental Champion, The Miz. As usual,

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: What to do with the No. 2 Pick

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 No. 2 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, and what the Lakers should do with it. Our participants for this column are:  Ralph Cortes

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Los Angeles Lakers 2017 Draft Guide

This is the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2017 NBA Draft Strategy from Basketball Society. Below are each of the picks they own in the draft. Throughout this Draft Strategy Guide, we will be providing two prospects for each pick in the 1st Round and one suggestion for each of the picks in the 2nd Round that the

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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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Drafting D’Angelo Russell over Porzingis is Justified

Whatever the Lakers end up doing, they will always face criticism from it. Just ask D’Angelo Russell.  The Lakers lucked out in the 2015 draft lottery and landed the 2nd overall pick, leading many to believe that it would be the pick to turn their once glorious franchise around. Many experts believed that they were

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Roundtable: NBA Christmas Day 2016

Get ready for the NBA holiday hoop fest with Basketball Society’s Christmas Day roundtable. Participants: Alec Walt – @AlecWalt DJ Allen – @DJAllen23 Martin Soaries – @marsoaries Ralph Cortes – @_rloading Felix John-Baptiste – @twosmooth2 BJ Boyer – @wcboyer24 Kyle Allan – @kallan441   Celtics vs. Knicks   Does 50 combined points for Carmelo Anthony

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Michael Jordan is the G.O.A.T. and all BUT…

Any NBA player who possesses superstar talent (With the exception of Big Men) will inevitably be compared to one Michael Jordan. From Grant Hill, Penny Hardaway, Kobe Bryant, Vince Carter all the way to LeBron James; it never fails to hear the G.O.A.T.’s name brought up in conversation. A 6-0 record in the NBA Finals

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Al Horford has some good choices as to where he can sign

Al Horford. There is not a team that wouldn’t want a player of his caliber on their team. Horford, first known for his low post ability coming out of college, has since improved his game beyond expectation by stretching out to the three point line and becoming a consistent shooter. As a big man, he

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