Nick Young Declines Player Option With Lakers

Nick Young Declines Player Option With Lakers

Nick Young has declined his player option with the Los Angeles Lakers for the 17-18 season to become a free agent. Young could have made $5.6 million with the Lakers and waited until 2018 for free agency. The Lakers were considering using the stretch provision on Young last offseason, but he became a productive player […]

Lonzo Ball Ready To Be ‘Leader’, ‘Point Guard’ Lakers Need

Lonzo Ball Ready To Be ‘Leader’, ‘Point Guard’ Lakers Need

Lonzo Ball worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday and reiterated his desire to be drafted by his hometown team. “Of course,” Ball answered during an eight-minute media session that followed the workout. “It’s home.” If the Lakers don’t draft Ball, he’s prepared to play for any team. “I’ll go to any team […]

Lonzo Ball May Only Work Out For Lakers

Lonzo Ball may decide to work out for only the Los Angeles Lakers during the lead up to the draft. “We will make that decision closer to June,” the source said. The source added that it’s been “clear from the start our desired destination is Los Angeles.” The Lakers own the No. 2 overall pick […]

BPI: Lakers Have 44.4 Percent Chance Of Landing Top-3 Pick

The Los Angeles Lakers have a 44.4 percent chance of landing a top-3 pick in the draft according to BPI, which would allow them to keep their pick this year. The Lakers currently have the third worst record in the NBA but could soon be passed in the standings by the Phoenix Suns. If the […]

Magic Johnson Returns To Lakers As Basketball, Business Advisor

The Los Angeles Lakers announced that Earvin “Magic” Johnson will return to the Lakers to assist Jeanie Buss in all areas of basketball and business as an advisor. “We are thrilled and honored to add Magic’s expertise and abilities, and I look forward to working alongside him.” said Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss. “Magic Johnson is […]