While Kobe is still working with Nike and growing the NBA's reach overseas in China, he found the time to write a letter to his 17-year-old self in The Players' Tribune.

D'Angelo Russell has found himself in quite a bit of hot water.


When we last saw Metta World Peace on an NBA court, he ended his season with a flailing 2013-14 Knicks team. World Peace’s time playing overseas ever since then has ended. He’ll be back with the Lakers this season. Yahoo! Sports reported that World Peace will sign a one-year contract with Los Angeles. He was taking part in […]


The pairing of Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles was deadly. The two captured the highly coveted three-peat status in the NBA before having a rather famous fallout. Now, over a decade after they stopped playing on the same team, the two sat down to discuss what happened in the land of purple and gold. […]


  After a tumultuous season marred by injuries and numerous blunders, the Los Angeles Lakers were the laughing stock of the NBA. This off-season, Lakers’ General Manager, Mitch Kupchak, has done a decent job in equipping Kobe Bryant with solid role players, and by of course, drafting the number two pick of this year’s draft, […]


The 2014-15 NBA season has been a strange, but entertaining one for fans. On one end of the spectrum, you have the two best teams in the league: the Golden State Warriors and the Atlanta Hawks. Both teams play a ‘run and gun’ type of game that’s fun to watch, and they’re relatively new to […]

Although the Los Angeles Lakers are struggling right now in the stacked NBA Western Conference, the team owned the early part of the century. Anchored by now-retired center Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant, the Lakers rattled off three straight championship wins through 2000-2002 under the guiding eyes of Coach Phil Jackson. Don’t know if that’ll […]

Talk about awkward. Known for getting rings, Phil Jackson finally has given one as well. The retired coach, who won 11 NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls, is engaged to longtime girlfriend and Lakers executive Jeanie Buss. Buss posted a picture Thursday night on her official Twitter account of her left […]

Don’t look now but a franchise record 16-game winning streak has NBA analysts putting the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA Finals. You read that right. Led by Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, a healthy Chauncey Billups and arguably the deepest bench in the NBA, the Clippers are the hottest team in the league and more […]

The Lakers have had a lot of great players step on the basketball court in their history. Only two have been captured in bronze outside of the Staples Center. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer with 38,387 points, was not one of them until Friday night (11/16). Staples Center unveiled a nearly 16-foot-tall statue immortalizing Jabbar’s […]

After winning two games under interim coach Bernie Bickerstaff, The Lakers have found a permanent replacement for the ousted Mike Brown. Former Knicks and Phoenix Suns coach Mike D’Antoni will now be running the Los Angeles Lakers. An official news conference is scheduled for Tuesday but the players were already giving their reactions to the move. […]

After the stunning dismissal of head coach Mike Brown after only five games, The Los Angeles Lakers are looking for a new guy. According to ESPNLA.com’s Ramona Shelbourne, the Lakers front office will reach out to former coach Phil Jackson to gauge his interest in returning to the bench. As you may recall Jackson took […]