(Video) NBA: Is Raptor DeMar DeRozan Headed For LA?


Back in January, DeMar DeRozan claimed he was a Raptor fa life! Now, according to his bestie, Romeo Miller, that might change.

(Video) NBA: Magic Johnson Names the Greatest Laker of All Time

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Aside from what you see today, the Los Angeles Lakers have been one of the greatest franchises in the NBA.  They’ve had legendary players on the team including Jerry West (the NBA symbol), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (the all-time points leader in the NBA) , Magic Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal and of course Kobe Bryant.  Magic Johnson appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and discussed the Lakers, as well as who’s the greatest from the franchise.

NBA: Warriors Pranked Luke Walton, Telling Him Lakers Lost Their Lottery Draft Pick


Luke Walton is still the assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors as they fight to become back-to-back NBA champions, but next season he will be the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, basically starting from scratch.  The Lakers needed to place in the top 3 of the draft lottery or their pick would go to the Phoenix Suns via the previous trade for Steve Nash.  The Warriors decided to play a prank on their coach before he flies the coop.

(Photos) NBA: Kobe’s Final Game Floor Panels Sell For Close To $200K!


We told you that the Lakers were selling a portion of the floor that Kobe Bryant played his final professional NBA game on…the 8 of course…his old number, not the new one. But did you guess it would go for over $180K?? Who bought it? Keep reading.

(Video) NBA: Byron Scott Says He Was ‘Blindsided’ By the Lakers Firing Him

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I initially thought Byron Scott was saving face during exit interviews when he said he was sure the Lakers would retain him for the final year on his contract as head coach of the team.  As everyone else expected, the Lakers fired Scott and later hired Luke Walton.  In an interview with The Dan Patrick Show, Scott discussed his feelings on the Lakers.

NBA: Lakers Fire Byron Scott After Worst Season in Franchise History

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Well it turns out Byron Scott is not smarter than all his critics as he got canned by the Los Angeles Lakers.  Scott led the Lakers to the two worst seasons in franchise history.

NBA: Byron Scott on His Critics: ‘I’m much smarter than all of them when it comes to basketball’

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Byron Scott took over and led the Los Angeles Lakers to their worst two seasons in franchise history, finishing at 38-126.  Granted Kobe Bryant took much of their salary cap and the last season was dedicated to his farewell, Scott was criticized for his contradictory statements and unwillingness to properly develop the young players.  Despite all that, Scott is sure the Lakers will retain him as the head coach and as for his critics?  Well Scott says he’s smarter than all of them.

NBA: Kobe Bryant & Chris Paul Reflect on David Stern Stopping Them From Playing Together on Lakers


Two words became infamous and made former NBA commissioner David Stern the most-hated man by the Lakers fanbase, “basketball reasons”.  That was his excuse for nixing a deal that would send Chris Paul to the LA Lakers to team up with Kobe Bryant.  Paul eventually ended up with the LA Clippers instead, and prior to Bryant and Paul facing off for the final time, they both reflected on what could have been.

(Video) NBA: Some Fans Boo D’Angelo Russell at Home During Player Intros

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It’s going to take a while before D’Angelo Russell can completely move on from this mess.  He’s said that he’s hated everywhere he goes and that includes right at home in the Staples Center.

NBA: Lakers Isolating D’Angelo Russell After He Records Nick Young Admitting to Cheating on Iggy Azalea

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D’Angelo Russell broke several guy codes when he recorded Nick Young admitting to cheating on his fiancee Iggy Azalea.  It was expected that this would cause a serious rift amongst the team and now sources say it has; the Lakers are freezing out the young rookie.

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