Analysis: Lakers face a tricky, expensive path to build around their Big Three — Daily Bulletin

If he’s said it once, he’s said it a dozen times: Lakers coach Frank Vogel loves talking about getting players to “star in their roles.” Back when the discourse was whether the Lakers would ever find a third star, or if one of their other players would ascend to become a foundational piece like LeBron…

Analysis: Lakers face a tricky, expensive path to build around their Big Three — Daily Bulletin

Reports: Lakers near deal for Russell Westbrook, who requested trade from Wizards — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The Lakers have been seeking a third star ever since pairing LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

Reports: Lakers near deal for Russell Westbrook, who requested trade from Wizards — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

NBA Rumors: Lakers Interested In Chris Paul, Another Star Guard — NESN.com

The backcourt was an area of weakness for the Los Angeles Lakers this season, which concluded with the 2019-20 champions being bounced in the first round of the playoffs. The Purple and Gold reportedly will try to resolve the issue this offseason, potentially in the form of one of the NBA’s better veteran guards. The […]

NBA Rumors: Lakers Interested In Chris Paul, Another Star Guard — NESN.com

Lakers benefiting from in-house NBA Draft workouts with latest six-man crop — Daily News

VCU’s Nah’Shon Hyland, who was a dynamic scorer and a good shooter in his college career, said walking into the Lakers’ facility bowled him over in a way that other franchises could not.

Lakers benefiting from in-house NBA Draft workouts with latest six-man crop — Daily News

Asked about averaging 25 PPG and becoming an All-Star, Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma: ‘I definitely can’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma definitely doesn’t lack for confidence.

Asked about averaging 25 PPG and becoming an All-Star, Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma: ‘I definitely can’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Lakers expected to hire David Fizdale to replace Jason Kidd on coaching staff — Orange County Register

With Jason Kidd now in Dallas, the Lakers are hiring another former head coach with ties to LeBron James to take his place. David Fizdale, former coach of the Memphis Grizzlies and New York Knicks, is expected to be the next new assistant for the Lakers under Frank Vogel, a person with knowledge of the…

Lakers expected to hire David Fizdale to replace Jason Kidd on coaching staff — Orange County Register

The Lakers’ 2020 title had a cost. In 2021, they had to pay it — Press Enterprise

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The Lakers’ 2020 title had a cost. In 2021, they had to pay it — Press Enterprise

Six ways losing to the Suns affects the future of the Lakers — San Bernardino Sun

Editor’s note: This is the Friday June 4 edition of the Purple & Bold Lakers newsletter from reporter Kyle Goon. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, … 3,465 more words

Six ways losing to the Suns affects the future of the Lakers — San Bernardino Sun

Lakers’ Anthony Davis says ‘no chance’ he sits out Game 4 with knee injury — Press Telegram

A wobbly landing after a block in Game 3 has created some uncertainty whether one of the Lakers’ key stars will play Sunday afternoon. Well, perhaps not in the eyes of Anthony Davis, who despite a left knee sprain that will have him as “questionable” for Game 4 at Staples Center still sees himself suiting…

Lakers’ Anthony Davis says ‘no chance’ he sits out Game 4 with knee injury — Press Telegram

The Lakers and Suns are getting under each other’s skin — Orange County Register

Editor’s note: This is the Friday May 28 edition of the Purple & Bold Lakers newsletter from reporter Kyle Goon. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here. Any given play on any given night in the NBA can be steeped in history – the kind filled out in locker rooms, exclusive gyms,…

The Lakers and Suns are getting under each other’s skin — Orange County Register