Los Angeles Lakers center Marc Gasol and former Lakers center Pau Gasol will join the Spain Men’s Basketball Team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics this July and August. This continues a tradition for the two Gasol brothers, who regularly play for Spain during international competitions. Marc will possibly be the only Laker to play in the Olympics after LeBron James and Anthony Davis … [Read more...] about Lakers News: Marc Gasol & Pau Gasol To Play For Spain At Tokyo Olympics
NBA team basketball executives named Phoenix Suns general manager James Jones as the 2020-21 NBA Executive of the Year. This is the first time Jones has been given the honors, serving two years as the Suns’ general manager and four years total in the front office. James earned nine first-place votes and narrowly beat out Utah Jazz executive vice president of basketball … [Read more...] about Lakers News: Rob Pelinka Earns No Votes For NBA Executive Of The Year
Discussions about running it back for the 2021-22 season have dominated the Los Angeles Lakers’ early offseason mindset. And while that is definitely a feasible option, the Lakers could also face an offseason of monumental change, with 11 players potentially hitting free agency. As of now, the Lakers have seven unrestricted free agents, three restricted free agents and a … [Read more...] about Lakers Free Agency Preview Part 2: Alex Caruso, Talen Horton-Tucker & Other Players Most Likely To Stay In L.A.
The Los Angeles Lakers may be out of the playoffs, but there has been plenty of excitement with the remaining teams. The Phoenix Suns are on a roll and have the looks of a team that can make a serious championship run after sweeping the Denver Nuggets in the second round. The Suns got off to a good start in the Western Conference Finals, defeating the L.A. Clippers in Game 1 … [Read more...] about Lakers News: LeBron James Congratulates Suns’ James Jones For Winning Executive Of The Year
Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Phil Handy is known to be one of the best assistants and player development coaches in the NBA, working with a variety of stars such as Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard. His results cannot be debated as his teams had an NBA Finals streak of six straight years broken this year with him winning three championships over that … [Read more...] about Lakers News: Phil Handy Explains Why Kobe Bryant Didn’t Pass To Some Teammates