Lakers agree trade deal for Wizards’ Russell Westbrook, featuring three-player package

Russell Westbrook of the Washington Wizards shoots the ball during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on April 28, 2021 at Capital One Arena in...

After a disappointing playoff campaign, the Lakers have again been bold as they try to return top of the NBA food chain once more with this trade. But amid questions over the perennial All-Star guard’s fit in Southern California, is Russell Westbrook the answer to their problems? Continue reading

Lakers 123-110 Suns: Anthony Davis sparkles as LA ease to important win

Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots the ball during the game against the Phoenix Suns on May 9, 2021 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles,...

Helped as they raced to a 22-6 first quarter run, Anthony Davis and the Lakers earned an impressive 123-110 win over the Phoenix Suns – limiting their leading scorer Devin Booker’s efficiency as Mikal Bridges and Cameron Payne were key in keeping things competitive. Continue reading

NBA Finals Preview: Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers – Title still in sight

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After spoiling the Lakers’ championship coronation party in Game 5, Miami Heat hope to level the series at 3-3 during another elimination game here. LA are 48 minutes from their first NBA title since 2010 and a frenetic end to Friday’s loss will have posed questions – can they conclude the year here against a determined side hamstrung by injuries? Can LeBron James elevate his teammates again en route to a historic victory? Will Jimmy Butler and co take this to a Game 7?  Continue reading