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  • May 22,2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Can New Lakers Coach Frank Vogel Provide Stability for a Franchise in Disarray?

“We need to build togetherness with our organization,” new Lakers Head Coach Frank Vogel told reporters at his introductory news conference on Tuesday. “I’m talking about organizational togetherness, starting with ownership to the front office, to the coaching staff, the players, the trainers, the business side.” In case you haven’t followed the NBA this season, […]

  • April 10,2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Magic Johnson Steps Down as Lakers’ President of Basketball Operations

In a stunning turn of events, Magic Johnson will no longer be calling the shots in Los Angeles. Johnson stepped down as president of basketball operations Thursday before the Lakers’ final game of the season. On a night when Dwyane Wade played his final game and Dirk Nowitzki played his final home game, Johnson’s stunning […]

  • March 11,2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Who Will Take the Fall for the Lakers’ Disastrous Season?

The Lakers are going to miss the playoffs for the sixth straight season, but this time it’ll be with LeBron James at the forefront. James has not missed the Finals in eight seasons. He hasn’t missed a postseason since 2004-05. According to Stadium NBA Insider Shams Charania, “someone is going to take the fall” for […]

  • March 5,2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

The Lakers’ Disappointing Season Means It’s Time to Prepare for the Future

I’d like to start off this article by saying I was wrong. With 23 games left in the season, I thought LeBron James would take the onus on himself to will the Lakers into the postseason. I thought a healthier Lakers squad would emerge from the cluster at the bottom of the Western Conference playoff […]

  • February 25,2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Which Western Conference Teams Will Make the NBA Playoffs?

Good luck figuring out which teams will earn the final four playoff spots in the Western Conference. The Rockets, Jazz, Spurs and Clippers occupy seeds 5-8 in the West as of Feb. 25, but the Kings, Lakers and Timberwolves are within striking distance of the postseason. Even the Trail Blazers, who are currently the No. […]

  • February 12,2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

The All-Star Break Couldn’t Come at a Better Time for the Lakers

The Lakers were cleared of their most recent tampering investigation, but that is the least of the team’s concerns heading into the NBA All-Star break. NBA says it found no tampering violation between Lakers and Ben Simmons. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 12, 2019 The league was investigating whether the Lakers had improper contact with […]

  • January 16,2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Lakers Star LeBron James Cleared to Return to Practice

The Lakers got some good news regarding the health of LeBron James. In a team release, Los Angeles announced James has been cleared to return to practice next week. James will “progress towards playing” after making his return, according to the team. He will not travel with LA on their upcoming two-game road trip. James […]

  • January 14,2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Can the Young Lakers Stay Afloat Without LeBron?

Los Angeles is about to find out how much longer it will be without LeBron James. The Lakers have gone 3-7 in their last 10 games as James recovers from a groin injury, but they could be without him for an extended period of time. According to Stadium NBA Insider Shams Charania, James’ agent Rich […]

  • December 25,2018
  • Chinmay Vaidya

Lakers Take Down Warriors; LeBron James Leaves With Groin Injury

LeBron James said he “felt something pop”. He left the game questionable to return with a strained groin injury. It didn’t matter for the Lakers. After seeing its lead, which was once 19, trimmed down to 3, Los Angeles found its rhythm in a win over 127-101 Golden State. Seven Lakers were in double figures, […]

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