LeBron James

Does LeBron need to reinvent himself with the Lakers?

Guest contribution by Jen Cassidy Nine days into free agency, the die was cast with LeBron James signing a four-year deal worth $153.3 million. The last year is a player option, which means the Lakers will have ample time to build around James. But James is in win-mode now, yet the team he is set to

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NBA

Ranking the best young cores heading into the 2018-2019 NBA season

Yes Golden State Warriors, we get that you currently have the best roster and won’t be beaten anytime soon, most likely (thanks for making that abundantly clear DeMarcus Cousins). However, as superstars get older, there are always younger players developing behind them, waiting to unseat these veteran superstars as the NBA’s next elite level talent. With

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Lakers

Lakers Lair: Episode 2 – Lakers pre-season hype

It is the off-season for the NBA and with the NFL in full-swing it can be hard to be passionate about basketball just yet. However, that is what we are here for, to deliver and bring about excitement for the Lakers even when they are not on the court during the season. Recent news about

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NCAA’s new ruling is a PR blitz to protect themselves & shines light on NBA & basketball’s future

Basketball Society’s Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson talks NBA free agency on ESPN. Press Play Below To Listen!   Well…it’s about time! The NCAA got something right! Last week, the NCAA made drastic rule changes that now allow elite high school basketball players to be represented by agents that are NCAA certified. Additionally, top prospects who

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Lakers

Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Can Rajon Rondo be the mentor that Lonzo Ball needs?

Welcome to Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave, a subjective Lakers-related column where our resident Lakers fans answer a series of questions regarding the Purple & Gold. For this edition of TMW, we discuss the impact Rajon Rondo will have on Lonzo Ball and how they will mesh together as a duo. Our participants this week are: Martin Soaries

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Lonzo Ball

Leave Lonzo Ball alone & “let him play” says one former Los Angeles Laker & NBA champion

Basketball Society’s Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson talks NBA free agency on CNN. Press Play Below To Listen! You know you’re the man when you’re the King of Akron and you have a mural of yourself painted on a wall in the city of Los Angeles months before playing a single minute as a Los Angeles

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LeBron James

LeBron James as a Laker: Thoughts on aftermath, Kobe, chemistry, LaVar, and more

The NBA landscape experienced another seismic shift with LeBron James now taking his talents to the Los Angeles Lakers. Two of our editors and resident Laker fans share reactions and thoughts on what’s to come with LeBron in LA. Martin Soaries (@Marsoaries) BJ Boyer (@wcb94) Martin to BJ: The first thing I need to know

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Lakers

Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: The King has arrived

Welcome to Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave, a subjective Lakers-related column where our resident Lakers fans answer a series of questions regarding the Purple & Gold. For this offseason edition of TMW, the gang gathers to discuss LeBron James signing with Los Angeles, how Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka were able to finally land a star and how

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NBA

J-Kirk’s 2017-2018 NBA Regular Season Awards Picks

This has been one of the more compelling years for the NBA’s yearly awards. The Rookie of the Year race is a coin flip and for yet another season we are debating the definition of “valuable” in the Most Valuable Player award to vouch for who is most deserving. The awards themselves are valued differently

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Lakers

Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: That’s All She Wrote…

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 final edition of the regular season, the gang gathers to discuss what they’ll remember most about this season, who Los Angeles’ best players this year were and the best win

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