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Anonymous NBA Executives Think Lakers Signing Dwight Howard ‘Worth The Risk For Them’

Anonymous NBA Executives Think Lakers Signing Dwight Howard ‘Worth The Risk For Them’

Since DeMarcus Cousins‘ third injury in less than two seasons, the Los Angeles Lakers have been heavily linked to Dwight Howard as a potential replacement for him at center. With only Anthony Davis and JaVale McGee able to play that position, the Lakers ideally need another center with their...

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20 hours ago, Lakers Nation, Los Angeles Lakers

Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah impressive in Lakers workouts

Dwight Howard and Joakim Noah both worked out for the Lakers Thursday and “left impressions that they could be helpful to the team,” tweets Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Marreese Speights, who is also being considered for a roster spot, will hold his workout today. L.A. is scrambling to find a replacement...

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22 hours ago, Yardbarker, Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers Rumors: Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah 'Left Impression' They Could Help LA

The Los Angeles Lakers are searching for a new big man after DeMarcus Cousins suffered a torn ACL this offseason, and free agents Dwight Howard and Joakim Noah appear to be options...

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22 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Los Angeles Lakers

NBA Rumors: Lakers Completed Workouts And Meetings With Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah

NBA Rumors: Lakers Completed Workouts And Meetings With Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah

Since DeMarcus Cousins unfortunately suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, general manager Rob Pelinka and the Los Angeles Lakers have been evaluating their options. With one roster spot remaining heading into the 2019-20 NBA season, it was ideally for Andre Iguodala, who still has not been bought out...

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22 hours ago, Lakers Nation, Los Angeles Lakers

Dwight Howard has reportedly lost 25 pounds, met with Jason Kidd, other Lakers players to show he’s willing to play the role the team needs

Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images Dwight Howard is trying to show the Lakers that he’s serious with both his words and actions, and he seems to have won Jason Kidd and the rest of the organization over for now. No, you weren’t having a fever-dream driven by the usual lack of content in August:...

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23 hours ago, Silver Screen and Roll, Los Angeles Lakers

BREAKING: Dwight Howard is signing non-guaranteed deal with the Lakers

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Dwight Howard is coming back to the Lakers, but him remaining isn’t a sure thing just yet. It’s as official as it can be: Dwight Howard is leaving the Memphis Grizzlies, and returning to the Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports: Dwight...

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23 hours ago, Silver Screen and Roll, Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers: Where does Anthony Davis rank among Top-5 bigs?

Where does Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers rank among the top bigs in the NBA? The league is filled with more quality guards and wings nowadays. It’s not the 90’s where you have a plethora of big men like Shaq, Hakeem, Ewing, Duncan, Mourning, Robinson, the list goes on. This doesn’t...

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1 day ago, Lake Show Life, Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers working out Marreese Speights in addition to Howard, Noah

The Los Angeles Lakers are exploring a number of options to improve their frontcourt in the wake of DeMarcus Cousins suffering a torn ACL, and Marreese Speights is another veteran they are taking a look at. Speights is scheduled to work out for the Lakers on Friday, according to Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype....

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1 day ago, Yardbarker, Los Angeles Lakers

Laker Film Room: How Danny Green will impact the Lakers’ defense

John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports The Lakers signed Danny Green to be the quintessential three-and-D player, and he’ll have his hands full in the Western Conference. The Lakers moved swiftly on Danny Green after their pursuit of Kawhi Leonard came up short, signing him to a two-year, $30 million...

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1 day ago, Silver Screen and Roll, Los Angeles Lakers

Most Interesting Lakers No. 11: Jared Dudley is going to be a fan-favorite, on and off the court

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images A Lakers signing that hasn’t been appreciated enough is Jared Dudley, who last season for the Brooklyn Nets was a huge veteran presence for the team and had to, in some ways, coach them on the court. This season, on a team filled with veterans, Dudley fits right in. Editor’s...

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1 day ago, Silver Screen and Roll, Los Angeles Lakers

Dwight Howard and Joakim Noah reportedly worked out for Lakers already, ‘left impressions that they could be helpful to the team’

Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images The Lakers have now worked out Dwight Howard and Joakim Noah, with a workout for Marreese Speights to come. It certainly seems like they could find DeMarcus Cousins’ replacement soon. It was reported on Thursday that the Los Angeles Lakers were planning...

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1 day ago, Silver Screen and Roll, Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers Rumors: Marreese Speights to workout for Los Angeles on Friday

Recent Lakers rumors are that they will be reportedly working out Marreese Speights on Friday. After the injury to DeMarcus Cousins, there has been no shortage of Lakers rumors about who the team will be trying to get in order to replace him. Earlier in the week, it was reported that the Lakers would...

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1 day ago, Lake Show Life, Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers Rumors: Marreese Speights to Work out Friday Amid Dwight Howard Buzz

Marreese Speights can be added to the list of centers the Los Angeles Lakers will look at as they search for DeMarcus Cousins' replacement. Per HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy , Speights will work out for the Lakers Friday...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers News: Frank Vogel Unsure Where ‘LeBron James Starting At Point Guard’ Report Came From

Lakers News: Frank Vogel Unsure Where ‘LeBron James Starting At Point Guard’ Report Came From

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel has the blessing of perhaps one of the best rosters a new head coach can ask for with LeBron James and Anthony Davis highlighting a deep and veteran-filled group. There aren’t many ways that Vogel can go wrong with regard to rotations, but he is adamant...

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1 day ago, Lakers Nation, Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers News: Frank Vogel Describes Anthony Davis As ‘Major Factor’ On Offense, Defense

Lakers News: Frank Vogel Describes Anthony Davis As ‘Major Factor’ On Offense, Defense

With the addition of Anthony Davis, the Los Angeles Lakers have two of the game’s most talented players on the roster now heading into the 2019-20 NBA season. Obviously, LeBron James will play a major role in everything for the Lakers on the court, but Davis gives them another player who can...

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1 day ago, Lakers Nation, Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers left with slim pickin's in their search for a new center

Will Dwight Howard be back in the purple and gold this season? (John Raoux/AP)With DeMarcus Cousins tearing up his knee and scheduled to miss significant time again, the Los Angeles Lakers are scraping the bottom of the barrel for his replacement.Just based off how last season went, hard to argue that...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers Free Agency Rumors: Grizzlies ‘Would Gladly’ Buy Out Dwight Howard

Lakers Free Agency Rumors: Grizzlies ‘Would Gladly’ Buy Out Dwight Howard

Since DeMarcus Cousins suffered a torn ACL in his left knee during a workout, general manager Rob Pelinka and the Los Angeles Lakers have been evaluating their options now. While the Lakers reportedly have been leaving their final roster spot open in hopes of signing Andre Iguodala, they only have...

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1 day ago, Lakers Nation, Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies

One-on-One: We absolutely can't unsee Lakers' offseason circus

Yardbarker NBA writers Pat Heery and Sean Keane address the hottest issues in the NBA. This week's topic: the Lakers' circus. Keane: There are three constants in the National Basketball Association: uncalled traveling violations, cursory sideline interviews from Gregg Popovich and a circus surrounding...

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1 day ago, Yardbarker, Los Angeles Lakers

Marreese Speights will reportedly work out for Lakers on Friday

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Lakers are going to decide if they want Mo Speights, rather than less Speights. On Tuesday, we learned that the Los Angeles Lakers would be bringing in Joakim Noah, Dwight Howard and Marreese Speights for workouts this week as the front office searches for a center...

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1 day ago, Silver Screen and Roll, Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers: Is Dwight Howard the solution?

Is pursuing Dwight Howard the right move for the Los Angeles Lakers? Here we go again. It has been a long road for the Los Angeles Lakers since the 8-time All-Star Dwight Howard was donning the purple and gold. During that time, the Lakers have had some of the worst seasons in the franchise’s storied...

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2 days ago, Lake Show Life, Los Angeles Lakers

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