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Could Anthony Davis’ Buzzer Beater Be the Most Important in Lakers History?

With Anthony Davis creating his first legendary Lakers moment with a buzzer-beating game-winning three in game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, it begs the question, where does this shot rank in terms of great Lakers buzzer-beating game-winners? In Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals against the formidable Denver Nuggets, Anthony Davis joined Jerry […]

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How the Los Angeles Lakers Beat the Houston Rockets

From a stylistic and tactical standpoint, this was the matchup everyone wanted to watch. The Lakers and Clippers would have been the storylines, the star power, the in-town rivalries, and the online media receipts so relished by fans, all of which are great. But the Lakers-Rockets series was a battle of ideas as much as […]

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Markieff Morris Flourishes as the Lakers Blow Past the Rockets

Many players impressed in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 4-1 series win over the Houston Rockets in the second round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs, namely the superstar duo of LeBron James and Anthony Davis. But another player to hit red-hot form was Markieff Morris, who stepped into the starting 5, as the Lakers opted to […]

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Lakers Adjust, Claim Game 2

Early in the fourth quarter of Game 1, as a tenacious Houston defense gave the Laker offense fits, LeBron James turned to his coach and succinctly summarized the issue. After the Rockets went on to win that game in convincing fashion, it was obvious that big changes would have to be made on both ends […]

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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope’s Shooting Improvement in the Portland Series

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has been with the Los Angeles Lakers since 2017 and the majority of his time in the purple and gold has been heavily criticized. Mainly due to questionable performances individually, coupled with poor team performance. However, in the 2019-20 season, despite a poor start, Caldwell-Pope has really turned it around to deliver some […]

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Is ‘Playoff Rondo’ a Real Thing?

As the NBA season returns and the Playoffs fast approach, Lakers fans ask themselves whether the legend of ‘Playoff Rondo’ could come to fruition in Orlando. Could Rajon Rondo play a major role in the Los Angeles Lakers gameplan as they head into the 2020 Playoffs? It seems that the jury is still out on […]

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The Lakers Bubble Performance Review – Part 2

As the second week of games within Walt Disney World come to an end, let’s take a look at how the Los Angeles Lakers have done. Exploring the positives and negatives of each result. In the final week of the regular season, the Lakers have continued their very busy schedule as they hurtle towards the […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: A Summary – Part 2

Over the last couple of months, Lakers UK has been running polls through its social media channels to decide the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All-Time. Following 2000+ votes through both Twitter and Instagram, the list is complete. For each player, we compiled an article chronicling their greatest moments in the Purple and Gold. In […]

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The Lakers Bubble Performance Review – Part 1

As the first week of games within Walt Disney World come to an end, let’s take a look at how the Lakers have done, exploring the positives and negatives of each result. Since the regular season resumed on the 30th of July the Lakers have had an action-packed week. Playing against the Los Angeles Clippers, […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: A Summary – Part 1

Over the last couple of months, Lakers UK has been running polls through its social media channels to decide the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All-Time. Following 2000+ votes through both Twitter and Instagram, the list is complete. For each player, we compiled an article chronicling their greatest moments in the Purple and Gold. In […]

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3 Reasons Why the Lakers Need Danny Green

Many Laker fans feel that Danny Green’s performance in the 2019-20 season has been a disappointment. In actuality, the 10-year veteran is a key part in the Los Angeles Lakers fulfilling their potential and winning an NBA Championship. Danny Green is a player that certainly has his critics throughout fans across the league. Many believe […]

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The 3 Young Lakers Who Could Shine in Orlando

As the season comes to an end and the Lakers lock up the 1 seed in the West, it is inevitable that Frank Vogel will make the decision to rest his superstars. Luckily for the Laker faithful, there are 3 players sat at the end of the bench hungry for the opportunity. The Lakers currently […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Kobe Bryant – No. 24

This is the seventeenth in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All-Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Finishing with number 1 – Kobe Bryant. For this special article, we’ll take an in-depth look at his greatest game wearing number 24, […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Kobe Bryant – No. 8

This is the sixteenth in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All-Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Finishing with number 1 – Kobe Bryant. For this special article, we’ll take an in-depth look at his greatest game wearing number 8, […]

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The LA Long Game, Part 1

As the Lakers enter their first championship window in a decade, we examine how they can optimize it. Rob Pelinka has good reason to be pleased with himself. In the three years since he took over from Mitch Kupchak as General Manager of the Lakers the team has turned over the roster, shed two albatross […]

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Frank Vogel, Coach of the Year?

In spite of widespread skepticism, Frank Vogel has smoothly guided the Los Angeles Lakers through his first regular season as coach. Frank Vogel never had a honeymoon. Most coaches, upon being hired, are greeted with a sort of hopeful enthusiasm. Fans are fans for a reason, and have a well-documented tendency to hope for the […]

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Is LeBron James Going to Win His 5th MVP Award?

This season, as always, the superstars and titans of the league have been battling to earn the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award. Two of the main contenders are the Los Angeles Lakers superstar duo of LeBron James and Anthony Davis.   The King of Los Angeles, LeBron James is like a fine wine that gets better with age. At the age of 35, he has […]

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Is the End of This Season to Be LeBron James’ Last Dance?

After such a long time away from the court, many observers feel that LeBron James will not be able to continue his superb form when the NBA resumes. Have we witnessed the last meaningful spin around the floor for the Laker’s current face of the franchise? And will he soon waltz off toward diminished levels […]

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An Interview With Phil Handy (Assistant Coach, Los Angeles Lakers)

On the latest episode of The Lake Lake Show podcast, Los Angeles Lakers Assistant Coach and 2-time NBA Champion, Phil Handy, featured as a guest. Handy speaks briefly about the NBA season resuming, his first spell with the Lakers (2011-13), his return to Los Angeles, and the difficulty in leaving Toronto after the Raptors’ title-winning […]

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Checking in on South Bay: Kostas Antetokounmpo

One of the Los Angeles Lakers’ two-way players this season, is Kostas Antetokounmpo. The surname is recognised worldwide, for obvious reasons. But Kostas’ talent, upon signing with the purple and gold, was relatively unknown. Due to the Lakers’ deep veteran roster, Antetokounmpo, alongside fellow two-way player, Devontae Cacok, have had limited looks in the NBA […]

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Is Lakers-Clippers a Rivalry Yet?

NBA fans are aware of the story-lines behind most games they watch. This can be from player quotes to trade rumours. All of this only makes the game more interesting. There is something that takes that to another level in sports, and that’s rivalries. In the NBA there are some famous ones that always come […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Magic Johnson

This is the fifteenth in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All-Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 2 – Magic Johnson. We’ll take an in-depth look at perhaps his greatest plays as a member of the Los […]

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Checking in on South Bay: Talen Horton-Tucker

He became a high-school legend in his native Chicago. He impressed in the collegiate ranks at Iowa State University. Talen Horton-Tucker then jumped to the NBA after being selected with the 46th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. At the high-school level, Horton-Tucker won 3-straight city championships with Simeon Career […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

This is the fourteenth in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All-Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 3 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. We take an in-depth look at the Finals MVP he won with the Los Angeles Lakers. […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Jerry West

This is the thirteenth in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All-Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 4 – Jerry West. We’ll take an in-depth look at the role he played in the Los Angeles Lakers’ front […]

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An Interview With Devontae Cacok (LA Lakers/South Bay Lakers)

In the latest episode of The Lake Lake Show podcast, Los Angeles Lakers and South Bay Lakers two-way player, Devontae Cacok featured as a guest. Cacok spoke about keeping fit during the NBA suspension, when he got signed by the Lakers, being around LeBron James and Anthony Davis, his progression in the G League this […]

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Grading the Lakers’ 2019/20 Bench

Following on from our last article where we graded the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2019/20 starters, we are now turning to the bench players to assess their performances this season.  After an impressive rookie season and a decent second, expectations were high for Kyle Kuzma. Especially when he was purposely left out of all trade discussions. […]

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Supporting the Lakers From the United Kingdom

On the latest episode of The Lake Lake Show podcast, the founder of Lakers UK, Matt Evans, is joined by Jonathan Kiernan (Managing Editor) and Cole Pollard (Lead Writer) for a UK special. All three talk about how and when they became Laker fans, along with their routines for watching games in the early hours. […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Shaquille O’Neal

This is the eleventh in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All-Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 5 – Shaquille O’Neal. We’ll take an in-depth look at his greatest play as a member of the Los Angeles […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: James Worthy

This is the eleventh in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 6 – James Worthy. We’ll take an in-depth look at his best Finals performance as a member of the […]

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Re-Signing Superstar Power Forward Anthony Davis

The Los Angeles Lakers and their young star, Anthony Davis, look to take their relationship to the next level. When they acquired Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans after a lengthy public courtship, the Lakers justly celebrated a mission accomplished. Having acquired LeBron James, they paired him with another superstar just entering his athletic […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Wilt Chamberlain

This is the ninth in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 9 – Wilt Chamberlain. We’ll take an in-depth look at his best postseason as a member of the Los Angeles […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Elgin Baylor

This is the tenth in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All-Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 7 – Elgin Baylor. We’ll take an in-depth look at his rise to fame and his inevitable decline through injury. Baylor […]

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Grading the Lakers’ 2019/20 Starters

With the NBA and the world at a halt due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s the ideal time to roundup the Los Angeles Lakers’ season especially when there are rumours floating around that the season may be canceled.  The Lakers have had a successful season and are currently sitting on the second-best record in the […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: George Mikan

This is the seventh in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 10 – George Mikan. We’ll take a look at the rule changes that came into force because of his revolutionary play. […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Gail Goodrich

This is the eighth in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 9 – Gail Goodrich. We’ll take an in-depth look at perhaps his greatest season as a member of the […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Pau Gasol

This is the sixth in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 11 – Pau Gasol. We’ll take an in-depth look at perhaps his defining game as a member of the Los Angeles […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Jamaal Wilkes

This is the fifth in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 12 – Jamaal Wilkes. We’ll take an in-depth look at his best game as a member of the Los Angeles […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Byron Scott

This series of articles will feature a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 13 – Byron Scott. We take a look back at the uber-athleticism he exhibited in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform. Lord Byron played […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Vern Mikkelsen

This is the third in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 14 – Vern Mikkelsen. We’ll take an in-depth look at the first-ever NBA title, won by Mikkelsen and his […]

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Lets Take a Look the Future of the NBA

The League has been teasing major rule changes for years, and now it has a perfect opportunity. The novel coronavirus has shut down the NBA (as well as all other major sports leagues and industrialized nations) for several weeks now. The NBA has been adamant about its intention to finish the season and crown a […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Derek Fisher

This is the second in a series of articles featuring a countdown of the Top 16 Greatest Lakers of All Time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Continuing with number 15 – Derek Fisher. We’ll take an in-depth look at perhaps his greatest play as a Los Angeles Laker. […]

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The Greatest Lakers of All-Time: Michael Cooper

This series of articles will feature a countdown of the top-16 greatest Lakers of all-time, as decided by the followers of Lakers UK on Twitter and Instagram. Starting at number 16 – Michael Cooper. We take a look at one of his best games as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Cooper played his […]

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Kobe Bryant Elected into Naismith Hall of Fame 2020

Kobe Bryant has officially been elected into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. After months of speculation the 5-time NBA champion will be posthumously inducted into the class of 2020. Bryant spent 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers and led the team to 5 Championship victories. Furthermore, he was named the NBA’s Most Valuable […]

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Frank Vogel on the NBA Suspension, Returning to No Fans

In a recent interview with Spectrum SportsNet on April 2, Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Frank Vogel spoke about the NBA suspension. Specifically how it halted the Lakers’ 49-14 season, with the team sitting top of the Western Conference by 5.5 games. “Yeah it’s disappointing. Obviously when you’re going well you want to keep going, […]

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Frank Vogel on Player Contact During the Suspension

In an interview with Spectrum SportsNet on April 2, Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Frank Vogel spoke about the methods he uses to keep in contact with his players during the current NBA suspension. “We call them. We text them. I’ve been in touch with all of our players. We’ve had conference calls with Rob […]

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JaVale McGee Speaks to Danny Green About Being in Quarantine

On March 19, the Los Angeles Lakers announced publicly that two players had tested positive for COVID-19. Widely known as the Coronavirus. The two unnamed players, along with the rest of the roster and staff were placed into quarantine. They were already doing so as the NBA suspended its season on March 11 due to […]

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Two Lakers Players Tested Positive for the Coronavirus

On March 19, it was confirmed that two players of the Los Angeles Lakers had tested positive for COVID-19. Also known as the Coronavirus. The Lakers players were tested following four members of the Brooklyn Nets being tested positive for the virus. The Nets were the last team that the Lakers played, on March 11, […]

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Who Will Be the Lakers’ Backup Playmaker?

With the last stretch of the season to go, the Los Angeles Lakers need a secondary playmaker to emerge from their roster that can be relied on to carry the load when LeBron James is off the floor.   To be able to analyse who can fill the role it’s important to understand how impressive LeBron James is at creating plays and […]

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Lakers Sign Waiters, How Will the Bench Step up in the Playoffs?

In the aftermath of the Los Angeles Lakers’ new signing of Dion Waiters, we look into what his skill-set brings, and what that means for players like Quinn Cook. Does this spell the end of any potential minutes for Cook? Does this make the Lakers a more potent team? What’s the difference between them? All […]

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Who Will Be the Final Piece of the Lakers’ Puzzle?

After waiving guard Troy Daniels on March 1, the Los Angeles Lakers look to acquire the final piece of the puzzle in their pursuit of the championship.  LeBron James’ former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Dion Waiters is one of the front runners to fill the final spot on the roster after impressing the Los Angeles Lakers during a workout […]

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DeMarcus Cousins to Re-sign Next Season?

Frank Vogel, back in February, revealed that DeMarcus Cousins was “on track to get healthy by the playoffs“. However, a couple of days later, Vogel retracted his comments saying that Cousins was not close to a return. Surprisingly a few days on from that, Cousins was waived to make room for Markieff Morris. But the […]

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Should the Lakers Target Allen Crabbe?

On February 29, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Allen Crabbe agreed on a contract buyout. As first reported by The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Even though he’s faltered in recent years, Crabbe is a guard capable of scoring the ball. Isn’t that what the Los Angeles Lakers require? Well-known for his later years with the Portland Trail […]

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Harkless to Remain With Knicks, Lakers Have Eyes on Waiters

Ever since Moe Harkless‘ trade from the Los Angeles Clippers to the New York Knicks, the Los Angeles Lakers have been linked with a move for the 26-year-old via buyout. Harkless was one of those included in the Marcus Morris deal. Strong indications were that he would request a buyout from the lowly Knicks, to […]

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Anthony Davis’ Impact on the Lakers

With the playoffs within sight, how big of an impact does Defensive Player of the Year candidate Anthony Davis have on the Los Angeles Lakers? The Los Angeles Lakers ever nearing the end of the current regular season campaign. With Championship or bust aspirations and winning a record tying 17 titles for the late great […]

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Early Playoff Preview, Round 1: Memphis Grizzlies

The Playoffs are where stars make or break their NBA status. Players turn into basketball royalty in the playoffs. In 2020, young faces will get the opportunity to cement their star status against this year’s Los Angeles Lakers. But what do the basketball Gods have in store for the youngsters, the first timers, and the […]

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Lakers-Celtics: Battle of the Ages

“To be successful you need friends, to be very successful you need enemies.” – Sidney Sheldon I hate Danny Ainge. I don’t know him. I have never met him. I have no recollection of having ever watched him play basketball in real time. The last time he took the floor against the Los Angeles Lakers […]

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Have the Lakers Found Their Man, Markieff Morris?

On February 24, Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that Markieff Morris of the Detroit Pistons is set to be bought out. The Los Angeles Lakers were apparently the front-runners for Morris’ signature, with the Toronto Raptors being interested also. A short time after, Shams then tweeted that Morris’ preferred option was to sign with […]

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Should the Lakers Take Another Look at Lance Stephenson?

Before the whole of Lakers Twitter lynches me for even contemplating the thought of Lance Stephenson returning, (insert meme team gifs here), hear me out, the buyout market seems to be very sparse this year.   With targets like Darren Collison staying retired, along with Marvin Williams and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist signing with other contenders, the buyout market post-trade […]

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Interview: Nick Lagios (South Bay Lakers/LA Lakers)

Matt from Lakers Fanclub UK speaks to Nick Lagios, who is the Director of Basketball for the South Bay Lakers, and a Basketball Development Coordinator for the Los Angeles Lakers. The interview was conducted at the Lakers’ practice facility in El Segundo, just before the South Bay Lakers’ game against the Memphis Hustle on February […]

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Dion Waiters: The Player the Lakers Have Been Waiting For?

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported recently that Darren Collison would remain retired and not enter the free agency market. This leads the Los Angeles Lakers to look towards other buyout options as they look to better their roster. One name that has popped up is Dion Waiters. He was recently waived by the Memphis Grizzlies, […]

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Should the Lakers Sign Jeremy Lin?

The year is 2020. The Lakers are looking for a ball-handler with experience, a play-maker, and a guy who can make a shot or two. Surely, they can look no further than Jeremy Lin. Right? No, this isn’t a statement from 2012. It is a statement that is highly applicable to today’s Los Angeles Lakers. […]

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Interview: We Speak to Talen Horton-Tucker

On Saturday 8th February, Lakers Fanclub UK were invited to attend the South Bay Lakers‘ G-League game against the Memphis Hustle. The game took place at the UCLA Health Training Center, home of the Los Angeles Lakers, in El Segundo, California. Post-game, we managed to interview Lakers rookie Talen Horton-Tucker, who is currently on assignment […]

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New Free-Agency, Buyout Options for the Lakers

The Trade Deadline came and went with no activity from the Lakers. As the games fly in it is still widely believed that the Lakers are in need of another piece. With the free-agency and buyout market opening up, can they acquire that extra piece in there hunt for that illusive 17th championship? At time […]

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Can the Lakers Compete Without Anthony Davis?

After Anthony Davis suffered the lower back injury against the New York Knicks on the 7th of January, the Los Angeles Lakers got there first chance to show what they could do without there All-Star Big Man. With AD back in the starting lineup, it is definitely worth having a look into whether the Lakers […]

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The Likeliest Lakers to Get Cut or Traded?

With the trade deadline fast approaching, rumours are flying. So out of this current Lakers group, who are the most likely players to be moved or dropped? When looking at the Los Angeles Lakers on the court, it is clear to see that they require something extra. Whether it’s a wing defender or an additional […]

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Lakers, D’Angelo Russell?

The Golden State Warriors are reportedly looking at trade offers for D’Angelo Russell. The Los Angeles Lakers appear to be looking to make a move for a play-maker. The trade deadline is approaching (February 6). Could a Russell-Lakers reunion be on the cards? Russell’s new contract gives him a cap hit of $27,800,000, which proves […]

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Potential Buyout, Free-Agency Options for the Lakers

The NBA trade deadline is fast approaching (February 6) and many fans are urging the Los Angeles Lakers to make a move. Specifically, a play-maker and a wing presence are top of the wish list. We did a trade options article a few weeks back. But it’s possible that the Lakers could be active in […]

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In Memoriam: Kobe Bryant

The first time I watched Kobe Bryant play basketball I was eight years old. It was his second year in the league and I was a bright-eyed budding NBA fan in a family that still prefers the collegiate game. Michael Jordan was still the man in his last year with the Chicago Bulls, but everyone […]

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Why the Lakers Should Keep Kyle Kuzma

Let’s face it Lakers Nation, we’re spoiled. Our team this season has spoiled us. We’ve grown used to 10-game winning streaks. We’ve grown used to dominating opposing teams on the road to the tune of the best road record in the NBA. We’ve grown used to having the best record in the Western Conference. We’ve […]

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Remembering Kobe Bryant Roundtable: Part 2

We return with part two of the remembering Kobe Bryant round table series. With the out pour of emotion within the Los Angeles Lakers community over the last week, a number of die-hard fans wished to speak about their love, respect and sorrow for the passing of the Q: What emotions are you currently feeling […]

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My Inspiration, Kobe

Dear Kobe, I never knew you personally, I’ve never met you or talked to you or had any interaction with you. Yet somehow, someway, you made an impact on my life more than I like to admit. Like so many others, I fell in love with your electrifying play-style, your charismatic smile, and all those […]

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Love You Always, Kobe

Dear Kobe, First of all, before we get into anything else, I just want to say thank you. Thank you for coming into my life when I was a 2-year-old Laker fan, making me fall in love with the game at that young age. Seeing you with Shaq and winning 3 championships cemented my love […]

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Remembering Kobe Bryant Roundtable: Part 1

Here at Lakers Fanclub UK, we are mourning the loss of the larger than life, once in a generation talent, Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe “Bean” Bryant. The loss of Kobe, his daughter Gianna and the 7 other souls that perished on Sunday 26th January 2020 has had a profound effect on the Lakers community […]

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My Hero, Kobe

This piece on Kobe Bryant has been sent in by a Twitter follower of ours, Chris Sherwood. Chris wanted us to share this with you all. We are very thankful that he has taken the time to put together such a moving piece on Kobe. What can I say about Kobe “Bean” Bryant? To put […]

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Dear, Kobe

Dear Kobe, Thank you. Thank you for your spirit, your endeavor, your heart, and your guidance. As a young boy growing up, basketball was never an option as a kid from England. However, the first time I ever saw you play on TV in the purple and gold changed all of that. The intensity you […]

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Thank you, Kobe

Thank you, Kobe. Thank you from that young kid that watched you play growing up, from the United Kingdom. Thank you for helping me learn and develop an understanding of the game of basketball. Thank you for being there as my passion for the Lakers grew. Thank you from the adult that I am today. […]

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Is Trading Kyle Kuzma a Bad Idea?

The last of the young core finds himself again at the center of trade rumours. The Lakers shouldn’t bite. It happens every year in the NBA – between Christmas and the early February trade deadline each team in or near championship contention finds itself buried under an avalanche of trade rumors. Networks and reporters boost […]

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The Lakers Keep on Rolling: A Mid-Season Review

We have passed the mid-way point of the 2019/20 season, and it’s far to say that the Los Angeles Lakers‘ season so far has been nothing sort of remarkable. 41 games through, the Lakers sat at 33-8, and are 34-9 at the time of writing this. Not even the most hardened fans of the purple […]

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3 Players Who Need To Step Up In The Pursuit Of A Championship

The Los Angeles Lakers have been great this season. In-fact, they have been leading the Western Conference comfortably and sustaining the second best record in the league, throughout. However, not all has been a success for the Lakers. In marquee match-ups against the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers, some issues were highlighted. Aside from […]

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Are The Lakers Set To Make A Move For Derrick Rose?

The NBA trade deadline is just 3 weeks away. With that comes a whole host of rumours and murmurs from around the association. Some teams are looking to strengthen their rosters to push for postseason success, whilst others are content becoming sellers and are looking to the future. Many media outlets have suggested that the […]

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Potential Trade Targets For The Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are flying high at the top of the Western Conference, at present time. But that doesn’t stop rumours circling as the team are in need of another guard option, as well as a wing presence. With the trade deadline fast approaching (February 6) and with the Lakers being, well the Lakers, […]

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The Lost Decade – Part 2 (2016-Present)

With the signing of Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng, the Lakers were being led down an unfamiliar path named mediocrity. Something needed to change. Jeanie Takes Control Cruelly, the 2016-2017 season began with a hopeful aspect. In spite of widespread criticism of the front office over the Deng and Mozgov contracts, Ingram and Russell were […]

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