Los Angeles Lakers, Julius Randle

VIDEO: Julius Randle flashes improved jumper after day one of training camp

Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle is not an inept jumper-shooter. Randle was 33-130 (25.4%) on shots ranging from 16-24 feet, including a grim 10-36 (27.8%) behind the arc. On anything that qualified as a jumper by NBA.com/stats standards, Randle shot 26.2%. He recognized that he needed to make some alterations in that area in

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D'Angelo Russell

D’Angelo Russell had a solid rookie season but he views it differently

D’Angelo Russell is looking to take a big step as he prepares for the upcoming season. Amongst a group of young guys, at the point guard position many will look to him as a leader of this team. Looking back at last season, he gave himself harsh critique of his rookie year (via Rob Perez

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Luke Walton, D'Angelo Russell, Los Angeles Lakers

D’Angelo Russell and Luke Walton are going to work out great

Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell has already begun to forge a strong relationship with his new head coach Luke Walton, something that must be invigorating for the second-year guard from Ohio State after clashing with former head man Byron Scott for a bevy of reasons last season. In an interview with Serena Winters of

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Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets, Tarik Black

Lakers Lair: Thoughts on re-signing of center Tarik Black

B.J. Boyer returns to the Lakers Lair, this time with a quick podcast to discuss seldom used center Tarik Black, who re-signed with Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon. In this episode of LL, Boyer talks about what Black brings to the team, what his limitations as a player are, and why re-signing him was an

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Luke Walton

3 Things I’d Like To See Luke Walton Do As Coach of the Lakers

Byron Scott’s tenure in Los Angeles has concluded, and the Lakers look to usher in a new era of winning basketball under the guidance of Luke Walton. There are many things Walton must do to transform the Lakers from fodder back to a perennial playoff team, but here are three I hope to see him

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Bill Walton told his son, Luke Walton to stay in Golden State

Luke Walton has experienced much success with the Golden State Warriors, winning a championship last season and en route to try and repeat on a second. He began his head coaching career off right, as he stepped in as interim Head Coach while Steve Kerr was out with an ailing back. He got a fresh

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Luke Walton

3 reasons why Luke Walton was my top choice

Last night, Golden State Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton agreed to become the new head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. Walton, who had been declared as the team’s top candidate, gave no indication as of late that he was interested in abandoning his post next to Steve Kerr on the Warriors sideline, which gives

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Luke Walton

Lakers hire Luke Walton as next head coach

  Almost a week after firing former head coach Byron Scott, who posted a horrid record of 38-126 during his stint as coach, the Lakers announced on Friday night that they have reached an agreement with ex-Lakers forward and current Golden State Warriors assistant head Luke Walton to become their head coach. via Lakers.com: Earlier

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Fisch's Friday Rant

VIDEO – Fisch’s Friday Rant: Just Turrible

Back at it again with the basketball ranting! This week had to feature some “turrible” things as Charles Barkley might say. However, there are some good things as well, so we’re not too negative this episode. First, the state of the Houston Rockets had to be addressed. Dwight Howard is on his way out, and

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Lakers get permission to speak with Luke Walton

As his predecessor, Steve Kerr, received his Red Auerbach Coach of the Year award, Luke Walton knew that he could be interviewing with his former team, the Los Angeles Lakers, for their open head coaching position. On Wednesday night, Kerr informed the media that the Warriors organization gave the Lakers permission to speak with Walton. Michael

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