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The Los Angeles Lakers are 14 games into what is turning out to be their 3rd straight disastrous season. It shouldn’t come as a big surprise to most as the Lakers were projected towards the bottom of most NBA prognosticators’ power rankings for the upcoming season.
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If you follow Lakers’ beat writers on any social media channel or listen to local sports talk radio in Los Angeles the message that has consistently been hammered down the throat of fans is that the Lakers developing the young talent is paramount this season and everything else needs to take a back seat including winning. Continue reading
The Los Angeles Lakers season tips off on Wednesday and in preparation they are shoring up their roster by making final cuts and setting their starting line-up. It seemed that the coaching staff had already decided on the starting 5 which was the line-up that they rolled out there for the first 2 games of the pre-season: Randle, Bryant, Hibbert, Clarkson and D’Angelo Russell. Continue reading
The Los Angeles Lakers announced today their first two roster cuts of the pre-season and one in particular stirred up a bit of outrage from Lakers’ fans. Continue reading
The main parts of the Los Angeles Lakers roster appears to be set with only a few questions remaining, a few of them being how many roster spots will they carry, 14 or the maximum 15, and which players on non-guaranteed deals will earn those final spots. Continue reading
The Los Angeles Lakers were able to salvage this off-season by acquiring Indiana Pacers All-Star big man, Roy Hibbert. A trade that has been reported as all but done, just needing to wait until the transaction can officially be completed when the NBA moratorium is over. While Hibbert isn’t quite the big name as those that the Lakers pursued, such as LaMarcus Aldridge or DeAndre Jordan, he is a difference maker and vastly improves the team for this coming season, most significantly on the defensive end. Continue reading