Zach and ESPN's Brian Windhorst pick their five most interesting teams in NBA free agency -- plus news, rumors, trade ideas, and more.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
- 2/21W 111-106
- 2/23L 128-115
- 2/25L 110-105
- 2/27W 125-119
- 3/1L 131-120
- 3/2L 118-109
- 3/4L 113-105
- 3/6L 115-99
- 3/9L 120-107
- 3/12W 123-107
- 3/14L 111-98
- 3/15L 111-97
- 3/17L 124-123
- 3/19L 115-101
- 3/22L 111-106
- 3/24W 111-106
- 3/26W 124-106
- 3/27L 115-100
- 3/29W 129-115
- 3/31W 130-102
- 4/2L 119-103
- 4/4L 108-90
- 4/5W 122-117
- 4/7W 113-109
- 4/9L 104-101
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Lakers controlling owner Jeanie Buss on Monday said she was caught "off guard" by Magic Johnson's resignation but reiterated her confidence in general manager Rob Pelinka overseeing the team's basketball operations.
Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Andrew Han look back on the grades for the Anthony Davis trade (1:27), go over player options/extensions to watch out for in the coming week (7:37) and are joined by Ramona Shelburne to discuss Ron Adams possibly joining the Lakers (29:55) as well as who the first chips to fall may be in free agency through the lense of L.A. (35:40).
The Lakers have received permission from the Warriors to speak with assistant coach Ron Adams about a role on Frank Vogel's staff, sources tell ESPN.
Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer
Reporting with ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski: The Lakers received permission from Golden State to talk to assistant Ron Adams about a role on Frank Vogel's staff, league sources tell ESPN. It's unclear Adams' level of interest but the Lakers could make their case more compelling with a significant financial offer.
Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer
Here's the Lakers schedule at the Las Vegas Summer League: Friday July 5: Lakers vs Chicago 4:30 pm Saturday July 6: Lakers vs Clippers 4:30 pm Monday July 8: Lakers vs Warriors 8:30 pm Wednesday July 10: Lakers vs Knicks 6:30 pm
LeBron James will have plenty of stars joining him in the cast of "Space Jam 2," as multiple reports say Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson and Chris Paul will be in the sequel to the 1996 box-office smash that starred Michael Jordan.
The Lakers may not being getting Anthony Davis! ESPN NBA Front Office Insider, Bobby Marks joined Freddie & Fitzsimmons to break down what's going on.
The Lakers were engaging additional teams on Tuesday to take on the contracts of three players on the roster, trying to create a max salary slot, league sources told ESPN.
Adrian Wojnarowski NBA
Lakers are trying to expand Anthony Davis trade and create ability to open max salary slot on July 6, sources tell @BobbyMarks42 and me. Lakers offering contracts of Mo Wagner, Jemerrio Jones and Isaac Bonga to additional teams, so L.A. can satisfy CBA rules on creating $32M in space.
Bomani dives into every facet of Anthony Davis' trade from the Pelicans to the Lakers. Did Rob Pelinka not realize that the timing of the trade would mess up their salary cap situation? Are they the favorites in the west now (0:36)? Also, Bo thinks you should stop asking who "won" the trade in the context of the Pelicans (16:20). Has the new ESPN story about the Rockets' dysfunction made us forget how good they are (28:13)? Plus, in IYHH Bo and Greg Cote cover OJ's entrance to Twitter (40:00) and "DJ" Mike Hitman discusses the folly of the Celtics and more (51:47)
Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Bobby Marks and Mike Schmitz chat about the Wizards’ push to hire Masai Ujiri (1:30), the top of the 2019 NBA draft (6:50), how deep the draft is (23:30), what a warroom is like on draft day (31:45) and one thing to look out for on draft night (54:30).
Caesars Sportsbook posted a unique proposition on whether a team from California will win the 2019-20 NBA championship. That includes the Lakers, Clippers, Warriors and Kings (Yes +165).
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the Anthony Davis trade (1:48), what's next for the Pelicans and Lakers (20:10), Boston's year from hell (32:27), the wide-open 2020 title chase (49:19), free agency, and much more.
Finally the Lakers have a deal to acquire Anthony Davis. Are they paying too much?
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