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Author: Ryan Vidales

The Los Angeles Lakers’ Newest Acquisition: Jamil Wilson

Jamil Wilson at Palasport Taliercio on March 19, 2017 in Mestre, Italy. On Jan. 8, the Los Angeles Lakers officially waived Andrew Bogut, creating an open spot on the roster. While the veteran center gave the Lakers quality minutes off the bench, Bogut clearly wasn’t a necessity. The Lakers are ranked 11th in two-point field goal attempts, so it’s fair to say that interior offense isn’t an issue. However, beyond the perimeter, the Lakers are ranked dead last in three-point shooting percentage. With a less-than-stellar 33.6 three-point shooting percentage in January, the Lakers desperately need a quality shooter. That’s...

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Julius Randle Deserves to Stay in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 6: Julius Randle (R) of Los Angeles Lakers in action against Draymond Green of Golden State Warriors during the basketball game at Staples Center March 6, 2016, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mintaha Neslihan Eroglu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) The Los Angeles Lakers are in the middle of an nine-game losing streak. After bad home losses to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Charlotte Hornets, Lakers fans are trying to identify a scapegoat for the Lakers’ on-court problems. Amongst a bevy of suitors for criticism, one name that has been thrown around is Julius Randle. Julius...

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Los Angeles Lakers Potential Mid-Season Moves

WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 09: Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton holds forward Julius Randle (30) back as he has words with referee Eric Dalen (37) on November 9, 2017 at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The Washington Wizards defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, 111-95. (Photo by Icon Sportswire) After crushing losses to a depleted Portland Trail Blazers squad, an impressive Minnesota Timberwolves team and the 14th place Memphis Grizzlies, the Los Angeles Lakers are now eleven games under .500 (11-22). Before the season began, the always-controversial Lavar Ball promised the media the Lakers would win...

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