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Magic Johnson says Lakers should pursue Chris Paul: ‘I’d tell Jeannie I’d ask some money for CP3’

Magic Johnson’s plan for the Los Angeles Lakers to compete for a championship next season is acquiring Chris Paul. The Phoenix Suns and Paul are still in the thick of their own title hunt this season. They are battling the Los Angeles Clippers in the Western Conference Finals. But if Phoenix fails to hoist the Larry O’Brien Trophy this year, Johnson believes the Lakers should look to nab Paul from the Suns.
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Los Angeles Lakers: 3 players to trade into the second round for

The Los Angeles Lakers are going to have to utilize every roster-building tool possible this offseason as the team looks to rebound from losing in the first round of the NBA Playoffs to winning another championship with LeBron James and Anthony Davis. There are going to be a lot of...
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This Day In Lakers History: James Worthy Records First Career Triple-Double Against Pistons In Game 7 Of 1988 NBA Finals

Coming off a season in which they won the NBA Championship, the Los Angeles Lakers stormed their way to the best overall record (62-20) and top seed heading into the 1988 playoffs. The playoffs looked to be a breeze, but quickly turned into a grueling battle. The Lakers, on the road to another NBA Finals appearance, needed two seven-game series against the Utah Jazz and Dallas Mavericks to get there.
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3 Candidates Reportedly Emerging For The Pacers Job

The Indiana Pacers seem to be progressing in their coaching search, with three interviews reportedly lined up for this week. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Pacers will interview former Charlotte Hornets and Orlando Magic head coach Steve Clifford, former Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts and former Denver Nuggets head coach and Los Angeles Lakers assistant Brian Shaw in the coming days.
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Shaquille O’Neal on if he was Ben Simmons’ teammate after horrendous Game 7: ‘I would’ve knocked his a-s out’

Retired Los Angeles Lakers big man Shaquille O’Neal did not mince words when he spoke about Ben Simmons’ dismal Game 7 performance in the Eastern Conference semifinals. “If I play Game 1 and 2, and I know I’m not helping my team out, what do you think am I doing in Game 3?” said O’Neal about Simmons. “Don’t take me seven games to realize that. I don’t wanna hear that, man. I’m not going with that. I like what he said, but don’t take seven games for you to know you are not playing right. Get right. He’s not getting double teamed. Get right. Be aggressive. That’s all I want. Just be aggressive. I don’t wanna hear all that. Stop that. If he was in my locker room, I would’ve knocked his ass out.”
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Lakers named potential trade destination for Thunder’s Kemba Walker

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Boston Celtics fired the first salvo of the NBA offseason on Friday. They agreed to a trade involving point guard Kemba Walker, who will be heading to Oklahoma City, along with a 2021 first-round draft pick. Al Horford will be heading back to Boston, along with Moses Brown. The teams will also swap future second-round picks.
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Colin Cowherd: Brooklyn Nets Failed Because of Their Bench

Colin Cowherd is here to explain why super teams rarely work. The Brooklyn Nets fell to the Milwaukee Bucks in seven games on Saturday and Cowherd knows why. He took to the air Monday and explained that super teams can't be deep due to the amount of salary required to lock in top stars. That leaves a thin bench, which came back to bite the Nets.
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Kyle Kuzma an interesting player for OKC Thunder to consider pursuing

This summer, the front office for the OKC Thunder has the potential to be quite a busy bunch on the free-agent market if they so choose. Though the majority of attention has been drawn towards the fact that Oklahoma City holds the fourth-best odds of landing the top pick during this July’s Draft, and will be heading up to the board three times in the first round alone, the team finds itself with many different avenues to go down in an effort to bring aboard more talents.
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Los Angeles Lakers Sitcom Coming to Netflix

The Los Angeles Lakers will be featured in a new Netflix sitcom. As mentioned by Collider, Netflix announced a straight-to-series order for an untitled workplace comedy inspired by the Lakers. The show will take place in the Lakers' front office, and the first season will feature 10 half-hour episodes. “The...
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Kyle Kuzma hints at Lakers departure with Instagram profile change?

There have been rumblings that the Los Angeles Lakers could explore possible trades involving Kyle Kuzma this summer, and the big man might be buying into the rumors. Kuzma, who signed a three-year, $40 million contract extension late last year, has removed the Lakers from his Instagram profile. Fans and followers noticed that he no longer has “@Lakers” in his bio.
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Los Angeles Lakers: 3 low-risk, high-reward free agents to sign

The Los Angeles Lakers are up against the NBA cap. It is the price you pay to put a championship roster together. While the purple and gold failed in this endeavor this season, they did everything they could to put LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and coach Frank Vogel in the best position to win. The dedication to putting a championship roster together must be respected and while injuries robbed the Lakers of a chance to go back to back, this roster if fully healthy was as good as any roster in the NBA this season.
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Los Angeles Lakers: Grading last offseason’s additions

Coming off of an NBA Championship, the Los Angeles Lakers looked to improve for the 2020-21 season. It was the right mindset to have because if you are not improving in the NBA then you are getting worse, as every team around you is improving. On paper, the Los Angeles...
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Lakers News: D’Angelo Russell Rips Byron Scott, Calling Him Bad Coach & ‘Idiot’

Fans of the Los Angeles Lakers have not forgotten that — despite winning the NBA championship in 2020 — the team spent much of the 2010s in the NBA’s basement. Front office dysfunction, a never-ending coaching carousel and desperately waiting for draft picks to develop into All-Stars left the Lakers with years of lottery picks and disappointment.