LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers selected Isaiah Jackson in the first round of Thursday’s NBA draft, but he wasn’t with the team for long. The Lakers traded the rights to the 6-foot-11 forward from Kentucky to the Indiana Pacers via the Washington Wizards. The Wizards were originally in line to get Thursday’s […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers are acquiring All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook from the Washington Wizards for three players and the rights to first-round pick Isaiah Jackson. According to two people with knowledge of the deal, the Lakers are trading Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Montrezl Harrell to Washington for Westbrook, who […]
BVM Sports’ Scott Procter and Lucas Semb bring the 2021 NBA season to a close, predict where the free agency dominoes will fall, dissect Team USA’s struggles, revisit Cap or Real Talk and the mailbag.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s widow has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the pilot and owners of the helicopter that crashed last year, killing the NBA star, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others. Vanessa Bryant, her children and relatives of other victims filed a settlement agreement notice Tuesday with a federal judge in […]
After winning the NBA Championship in the unique 2019-20 season, the Los Angeles Lakers struggled to maintain their championship stature for the regular season and got bounced out of the playoffs in the first round.
New Jersey native Shaquille O’Neal has brought plenty of notoriety and aid to his home state over his many years in the NBA and as an analyst for the sport.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After two seasons that felt like one relentless grind interrupted only by a strange championship celebration, the Los Angeles Lakers simply need a rest. The 2020 NBA champs weren’t happy to be headed home this weekend after the Phoenix Suns knocked them out of the first round. Yet the early playoff […]
BVM Sports’ Scott Procter and Lucas Semb react to the Boston Celtics’ front office news, Damian Lillard’s all-time playoff performance, preview the highly-anticipated Bucks/Nets second round matchup and more.
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 30 points after two quiet games and the Phoenix Suns sent LeBron James to the locker room early, dismantling the Los Angeles Lakers 115-85 Tuesday night to take a 3-2 first-round series lead. The Suns won in Los Angeles on Sunday to tie the series and went right at […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul is feeling better and looking much more like the “Point God” that’s helped make the Suns one of the NBA’s best teams this season. Anthony Davis is hurting and it’s unclear if the Lakers star forward will be available for a crucial Game 5 on Tuesday night in Phoenix. The […]