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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson has repeatedly deferred questions to how the Lakers will play and utilize the personnel to Luke Walton. But he says he's very happy with the depth and the center position when asked specifically about the five. Magic added that the Lakers have not had a shot blocker like JaVale McGee in a while.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson says the Lakers will look to run a lot with so many ball handlers and LeBron James on the team. Rob Pelinka adds that he wanted "this tram to have engine thrust."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson says the pickup games have been tough, physical and filled with trash-talking and teaching moments from the vets to the younger guys. Magic says LeBron is in mid-season form already. Magic adds that Rajon Rondo has been playing on the squad opposite of James and the two have been going at each other.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson said it was amazing to watch all the Lakers play pickup today in the gym and said LeBron James' leadership skills were on full display. Magic also singled out Rajon Rondo as standing out in today's session.

Would the Lakers consider trading Lonzo? (1:45)
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1dBy Ohm Youngmisuk and Dave McMenamin

LeBron, producer Coogler link up on 'Space Jam'

Ryan Coogler, who directed "Black Panther," will work with LeBron James to produce the next "Space Jam" movie. Filming is expected to start during the 2019 NBA offseason.

Love ready for new season without LeBron (1:41)
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2dOhm Youngmisuk

Ball won't do full contact to open Lakers' camp

Lakers coach Luke Walton said the team will "take as much time" as needed to make sure point guard Lonzo Ball is healthy and will keep him from doing full-contact work at the start of training camp.

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6d

LeBron adds female coach drama to TV portfolio

LeBron James' production company SpringHill Entertainment has locked in another commitment from NBC on script rights for a show called "Hoops" about a female coach of a men's college basketball team.

Lonzo or Rondo: Who should be Lakers' starting PG? (1:45)
Kuzma on Flint's water crisis (0:20)
LeBron to L.A. captivated the summer (0:58)
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10d

I'm Interested: Roberts On Harmony In NBA, LeBron, More

Mike Greenberg chats with NBPA Exec. Director Michele Roberts about the relatively harmonious relationship she has with Adam Silver (3:00), NBA players' aptitude for self-expression (21:28), what makes LeBron James such a special person (24:30), the next frontiers for the NBA (48:10) & much more.

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13d

Yo! MVP Raps: LeBron, Durant '11 song released

A rap track titled "It Ain't Easy," which was recorded in 2011 and features former MVPs LeBron James and Kevin Durant, has been made publicly available.

Simmons, LeBron show off in pickup session (0:59)
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16d

LeBron stands 'with Nike'; Trump slams NFL

LeBron James said Monday he stands with Nike, a clear reference to the company's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign, while President Donald Trump continued his attacks on the company and the NFL in a tweet Tuesday.

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Team Stats

Points Per Game108.111th
Rebounds Per Game46.42nd
Assists Per Game23.87th
Points Allowed109.625th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-183547.427
2016-172656.317
2015-161765.207
2014-152161.256