• Lakers at Raptors, Three Things to Know: April 6, 2021

    Lakers at Raptors, Three Things to Know: April 6, 2021
    Lakers head to Tampa to take on the Toronto Raptors
    4:30 PM PT - TV: Spectrum SportsNet
  • NBA Free Agent Rumors: Lakers Agree To Contract With Ben McLemore

    NBA Free Agent Rumors: Lakers Agree To Contract With Ben McLemore
    Although the 2020-21 season hasn’t gone exactly as they had hoped, the Los Angeles Lakers are still in a position to contend for a championship if they can get healthy before the playoffs.
    Even though they are currently without their two stars in LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the Lakers decided to stand pat and didn’t make any trades before the deadline despite being linked to Kyle Lowry and a number of other big-name players.
    The Lakers did have two open roster spots though, givin
  • Lakers News: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Preaches Togetherness Without LeBron James & Anthony Davis

    Lakers News: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Preaches Togetherness Without LeBron James & Anthony Davis
    It’s no secret that the Los Angeles Lakers are facing clear offensive struggles without LeBron James and Anthony Davis. The nucleus of Dennis Schroder, Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope remains one of the better collection of role players in the entire NBA, but it’s hard to win games without superstars on the court.The Lakers are 3-5 in the eight consecutive games played without either of their stars, and they’re averaging an abysmal 100 points per game
  • Lakers’ Markieff Morris Has Played Admirable Basketball Since All-Star Break

    Lakers’ Markieff Morris Has Played Admirable Basketball Since All-Star Break
    After receiving the ball just inside the arc, the Los Angeles Lakers clear out the right side of the floor. The player launches forward toward the right elbow, his defender urgently chasing. He pump fakes to bait the defender, absorbs the contact and gingerly shoots, finishing over his younger brother, Marcus Morris Sr. The Los Angeles Lakers ran an isolation play for Markieff Morris, a sign of increased trust in a player who has stepped up when necessary.It’s no secret the Lakers have fal
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  • Frank Vogel Explains How Lakers Can Have Successful Road Trip

    Frank Vogel Explains How Lakers Can Have Successful Road Trip
    The brutal seven-game road trip the Los Angeles Lakers are battling has started off 1-1 in the first two games, leaving head coach Frank Vogel and company with five more tough matchups left.After freezing the surging Sacramento Kings by 21 points off the hands of a 3-point barrage, the Lakers unraveled when they returned to Los Angeles to take on the L.A. Clippers; they failed to generate any momentum, and when they did, the Clippers swiftly responded.
    Looking ahead, the five remaining opponents
  • Talen Horton-Tucker Discusses Where Lakers’ Offense Could Improve After Loss To Clippers

    Talen Horton-Tucker Discusses Where Lakers’ Offense Could Improve After Loss To Clippers
    The Los Angeles Clippers drubbed the Los Angeles Lakers 104-86 in a game that was rarely close at Staples Center on Sunday afternoon. While holding the Clippers to 104 points could be viewed as a win, it was scoring only 86 points that holds significant concern.
    In spite of the myriad injuries, the Lakers have remained an elite defensive team without some crucial personnel. However, in the last eight games, Los Angeles ranks 29th in the NBA in points per game, scoring just 100.0 a contest. Their
  • Lakers News: Frank Vogel Wants Dennis Schroder To Be ‘Extremely Assertive’

    Lakers News: Frank Vogel Wants Dennis Schroder To Be ‘Extremely Assertive’
    The Los Angeles Lakers already struggled offensively in the absence of Anthony Davis, but when LeBron James went out with a high ankle sprain, those woes only exacerbated as much of the offensive burden landed on the shoulders of Dennis Schroder.
    When James and Davis were healthy, Schroder’s role on offense typically lied as an off-ball shooter and slasher to the basket, so his per-game averages didn’t look too palatable.However, an increased responsibility has pushed Schroder to cre
  • Lakers Vs. Raptors 04/06/21: Odds and NBA Betting Trends

    Lakers Vs. Raptors 04/06/21: Odds and NBA Betting Trends
    Article courtesy OddsShark (@OddsShark)
    The Los Angeles Lakers are 0-8 straight up and against the spread in their last eight games against the Toronto Raptors. The Lakers will try to end their struggles against the Raptors on Tuesday night on the road.
    Los Angeles is a one-point road underdog on the NBA odds in Toronto at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Raptors are 11-0 SU and 10-1 ATS in their last 11 games against the Lakers and haven’t lost to Los Angeles since November 30,
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