Lonzo Ball

Lonzo Ball is Doing Just Fine, Don’t Overreact

Despite the mass hysteria, Lonzo Ball is doing just fine. Let’s get this out of the way first: no, he’s not having the greatest rookie season either. Lonzo Ball is doing fine for a rookie, considering all the factors going on. Playing for the Lakers, whose boss is the greatest PG to ever play the

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Cleveland Cavaliers

Pump Fake To The Altar, Episode 2: Are the Celtics the real deal?

The second installment of the “Pump Fake To The Altar” podcast is here and we’ve got another good one for you. Our guys Felix John-Baptiste and DJ Allen discuss if the Boston Celtics are the real deal. They’re currently running roughshod over the NBA on their 16-game win streak. Although their ceiling for the season

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The Sunday Fadeaway: Episode 8

The Sunday Fadeaway is back with the hottest takes from the first month of the NBA season. Basketball Society writer Ralph Cortes and myself discuss Lonzo Ball’s struggles, Knicks and 76ers, surprising and disappointing players and teams thus far and much much more. We are talking teams in the East, teams in the West, players

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Cleveland Cavaliers

Pump Fake to the Altar: Episode 1

Hot Topics? Check. Good and bad performances? Check. Off the court situations? Check. You name it and we’ve got it. Basketball Society writer DJ Allen and I debut this brand-new podcast titled “Pump Fake to the Altar”.  Basketball Society isn’t the only thing we have in common. We both recently proposed to our fiancées 2

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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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Lonzo Ball, UCLA

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

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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