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Los Angeles Lakers: Center Dwight Howard has felt ‘pure joy’ throughout season

While it was a risky move at first, Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard has been rock solid for L.A. all season long. After big man DeMarcus Cousins suffered a torn ACL in August, the Los Angeles Lakers had a rather glaring void. The team desperately needed another center to come off the pine. Later...

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12 hours ago, Lake Show Life, Los Angeles Lakers

How would Andre Iguodala help the Los Angeles Lakers?

Andre Iguodala would help any team that he plays for, let us have a look at how he would help the Los Angeles Lakers. After being traded by the Golden State Warriors to the Memphis Grizzlies to make room for D’Angelo Russell, Andre Iguodala has been sitting out this season. At the age of 35, […] How...

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13 hours ago, Hoops Habit, Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers: Is it time for LeBron James to consider load management?

As the Los Angeles Lakers approach the halfway mark of the season, should LeBron James consider load management? Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James keeps shifting what we know to be true about player performance. Before the season began, we thought that LeBron James, a player heading into his...

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13 hours ago, Lake Show Life, Los Angeles Lakers

Anthony Davis did individual workout after practice, is listed as questionable vs. Rockets

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images The Lakers are getting closer to full strength, with Anthony Davis, Rajon Rondo and Alex Caruso all nearer to returning to the fold. Anthony Davis watched from the sidelines as the Los Angeles Lakers went through practice on Friday, but he was able...

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14 hours ago, Silver Screen and Roll, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets

LeBron James reportedly thinks Jason Kidd is ‘the only person alive who sees the game of basketball with his level of clarity’

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images But that doesn’t mean a coup against Frank Vogel is imminent. When it was leaked that the Lakers had serious interest in hiring Jason Kidd as an assistant coach, not everyone was on board with the idea, and rightfully so. In the four years Kidd served...

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

In acknowledging his anxiety, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope displayed his humanity

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Kentavious Caldwell-Pope’s early struggles are a reminder of the mental side of the NBA, and how there is so much fans don’t know about the athletes they root for At the midpoint of the season, it’s hard to say the Lakers have done anything but exceed expectations. Their...

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

Podcast: Biggest surprises, achievements, disappointments and more halfway through the season

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images The Lakers are 41 games into the 2019-20 campaign, which means the regular season is halfway over. Let’s look back on what we’ve learned so far. The Silver Screen and Roll Podcast is back, baby! Or, at least the post putting it on the site is, because...

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

Lakers Trade Deadline Primer

Let’s take a look at the assets the Lakers have, players they want to trade for and what they might ultimately do before the NBA trade deadline on Feb. 6. The NBA trade deadline is fast approaching, and the Lakers are in one of the most unique positions any team can be in. They’re both their conference’s...

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

Los Angeles Lakers: Quinn Cook explodes for season-high 22 in loss to Magic

In a home loss against the Orlando Magic, Quinn Cook, following some recent DNPs and spare playing time, tried to help the Los Angeles Lakers save the game with his best performance of the season. Last night, the Los Angeles Lakers lost to a team below .500 for the first time this season. The Orlando...

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1 day ago, Lake Show Life, Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers News: Frank Vogel Reflects On Magic Snapping Winning Streak Against Sub-.500 Teams

Lakers News: Frank Vogel Reflects On Magic Snapping Winning Streak Against Sub-.500 Teams

Throughout the 2019-20 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers have managed to take care of business against teams with losing records. They won 22 consecutive games against opponents with sub -500 records, a sign they are able to win the games they should and oftentimes by sizable margins. However, the Lakers...

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1 day ago, Lakers Nation, Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers News: Troy Daniels Details Playing Well When Getting Minutes

Lakers News: Troy Daniels Details Playing Well When Getting Minutes

When the Los Angeles Lakers traded for Anthony Davis, general manager Rob Pelinka and the front office had a clear idea of how they wanted to build the roster. A season after focusing on playmakers and ball handlers, the Lakers went out and signed shooters to surround Davis and LeBron James. Troy ...

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1 day ago, Lakers Nation, Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers News: LeBron James Gives High Praise To Markelle Fultz After Loss to Magic

Lakers News: LeBron James Gives High Praise To Markelle Fultz After Loss to Magic

Markelle Fultz was the subject of one of the oddest starts to an NBA career the league has ever seen when he was originally selected with the No. 1 pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2017 NBA Draft. Fultz’s rookie season was overshadowed by a mysterious shoulder injury that cost him most of...

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1 day ago, Lakers Nation, Los Angeles Lakers

Orlando Magic gain much needed confidence after beating the Los Angeles Lakers

The Orlando Magic defeated the team with the best record in the Western Conference and have gained the momentum they needed for the All-Star break. After the Orlando Magic got a 119-118 win over the Los Angeles Lakers, the Los Angeles win streak is no more. Yes, the Magic are still worse than .500 and...

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1 day ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers Injury Update: Anthony Davis Progressing Toward Return To Practice, But Recovery Will Not Be Rushed

Lakers Injury Update: Anthony Davis Progressing Toward Return To Practice, But Recovery Will Not Be Rushed

The Los Angeles Lakers endured a scare but had good fortune on their side when Anthony Davis landed on his back in the third quarter of a win over the New York Knicks more than one week ago. Davis writhed on the ground in pain as teammates and the Lakers medical staff huddled around him. The six-time...

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1 day ago, Lakers Nation, Los Angeles Lakers

South Bay Lakers midseason G League slump

The South Bay Lakers have found themselves in a slump, losing their last six consecutive games. As a result, the Lakers are now 20th in the league with a 10-15 record. With the longest current losing streak in the NBA’s G League, the South Bay Lakers haven’t won since December 31, against...

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1 day ago, Lake Show Life, Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers rumors: Only LeBron James, Anthony Davis safe from being traded

Recent Los Angeles Lakers rumors will surprise some people, as the whole roster, outside of LeBron James and Anthony Davis, could be part of a trade to upgrade the team. Despite having the best record in the Western Conference, there have been plenty of Los Angeles Lakers rumors popping up. The team...

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1 day ago, Lake Show Life, Los Angeles Lakers

Twitter reacts to the Orlando Magic’s win over the Los Angeles Lakers

As always, the tweets speak for themselves... We only break out the “Twitter reacts...” feature for the Magic’s most monumental moments. Like when Twitter reacted to the Markelle Fultz trade. Or to Frank Vogel’s firing. Or to the Game 1 win over the Raptors. Their win over the Lakers, despite being...

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1 day ago, Orlando Pinstriped Post, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers

Danny Green says Lakers teammates haven’t spoken to Kyle Kuzma about trade rumors, but they want him to stay in L.A.

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Danny Green says the Lakers are trying to ignore trade rumors, no matter how much talk there is about Kyle Kuzma. Seeing as he’s really the only trade asset the Los Angeles Lakers have at their disposal, Kyle Kuzma has found his name at the center...

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

Los Angeles Lakers: How Anthony Davis transformed LA’s defense

The arrival of Anthony Davis has coincided with the Los Angeles Lakers posting their best defensive rating in years. How has he helped fuel this transformation? Let me be the first to mention Anthony Davis and Mark Teixeira in the same breath. (If you’ve already made this cross-sport comparison,...

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1 day ago, Sir Charles In Charge, Los Angeles Lakers

Upcoming Rockets vs. Lakers game is a season crossroads

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Premier matchup, primetime TV, what’s not to love? The Houston Rockets appear to be arriving at a season crossroads. Despite the up-and-down fan confidence, it’s been mostly a solid season for the Rockets to this point. They’re currently on pace to win the same amount...

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1 day ago, The Dream Shake, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers

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