• Best Fit Right Now?: Brandon Ingram Draft Profile
  • Prospects For The Lakers 32nd Pick
  • Brian Shaw Close To A Deal to Join Luke Walton’s Staff
  • Next Elite Player? Ben Simmons Draft Profile
  • 2nd Place Isn’t So Bad After All
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Best Fit Right Now?: Brandon Ingram Draft Profile

   Last week we took a look at Ben Simmons, A player with the potential to be an elite player. As we continue the draft profiles, this week we take a look at a Small Forward out of Duke who could be the most complete player in this draft.   Brandon Ingram Age: 18 Position: SF Height: 6’8 Weight: 196lb Stats w/ Duke:  36 GP, 34.4 MPG, 17.3 PPG, 6.8…

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Prospects For The Lakers 32nd Pick

  Last week the Lakers found out that they would have the 2nd overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. The two main attractions are of course, Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram. But the Lakers also hold the 32nd pick overall and they have a lot of work to do in making their selection at that slot. There are many prospects and most likely the Lakers will hold a lot…

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Brian Shaw and the Lakers are close to a deal that would make him Luke Walton's lead assistant.

Brian Shaw Close To A Deal to Join Luke Walton’s Staff

Things are coming around at full circle right now. Many have wondered about what the Lakers coaching staff would look like with the hire of Luke Walton, Well it looks like we have an answer and a VERY familiar name as well. According to Brad Turner of the L.A. Times, Brian Shaw and the Lakers are close to a deal that would make him Luke Walton’s lead assistant coach. Brian…

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Nov 16, 2015; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers forward Ben Simmons (25) slam dunks against the Kennesaw State Owls during the first half of a game at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Next Elite Player? Ben Simmons Draft Profile

The Lakers get to keep their draft pick! Los Angeles had the luck of the draw in their favor (Well Kinda) and landed the number two pick in this year’s draft. Also to their luck the whole draft lottery was predictable as the Sixers took the number 1 overall pick and the Celtics got the number 3 pick (They had the Nets 1st round pick). Now that the Lakers have…

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2nd Place Isn’t So Bad After All

Laker fans from all over were holding their collective breath as the Lakers were awaiting their fate during last night’s NBA draft lottery. The Lakers would either keep their top three pick, or they would lose it to Philadelphia if they fell out of the top three. As NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum kept calling out the draft picks and which teams they were headed to, there was a lot of…

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Preparing For The Lottery

  With the NBA draft soon approaching on Tuesday, May 17th the Lakers are preparing for a big day if the ping-pong balls fall their way. They have about a 55.8% chance on obtaining a top three pick next week. They’ll have a 19.9% chance of winning the number one pick, 18.8% chance of winning the 2nd pick and 17.1% chance at winning the 3rd pick. The Lakers also have…

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Lakers 2016-2017 Preseason Schedule

  The Los Angeles Lakers have released their preseason schedule for the 2016-2017 season. Most of the games will be in California, while a couple will be in the new T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, NV. Oct. 4 Sacramento Kings Anaheim, CA Honda Center 7:00 PM Oct. 7 Denver Nuggets Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center 7:30 PM Oct. 9 Denver Nuggets Ontario, CA Citizens Business Bank Arena 6:30 PM Oct….

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Could The Lakers Make A Run At Paul George?

The Lakers are starting to organize plans on how to upgrade their team and rumors are starting to run rampant. It’s been well-known that the Lakers have struggled to put together a good team together for the past couple of seasons. According to sports analyst Bill Simmons, he had some interesting things to say on his Twitter. Also hearing that the Lakers want to make a BIG run at Paul…

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Could Brian Shaw Be Part Of The Coaching Staff?

New Lakers coach Luke Walton still has work to do pertaining to adding a coaching staff to join him in Los Angeles. One of those names could be former Laker Brian Shaw. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical / Yahoo Sports – New head coach Luke Walton is starting to construct his coaching staff, and the most prominent on his short list of candidates is Brian Shaw, league sources…

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Trading The Future To Win Sooner?

We all know the Lakers are in re-building mode and it’s something we’re not used to. They’ve got some nice young pieces in Russell, Clarkson, Randle, and Nance Jr. going for them. They might also get a top three pick this summer which would make the team incredibly young. But would you trade the Lakers youthful future to win now? The Herd with Colin Cowherd who is on Fox Sports Radio made some…

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