Tagged: ‘Los Angeles Lakers’

Rob Pelinka says agents are excited about the ‘direction’ of the Lakers
May 17th, 2017 at 1:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images Most of the positivity around the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday night was understandably focused on the team retaining it's top-three protected pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. The Lakers found out they would pick second, and according to Lakers...

Lakers To Keep ‘Long Term Future In Mind’ In Decision On No. 2 Pick
May 17th, 2017 at 1:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG The Los Angeles Lakers were able to hang onto their first round pick Tuesday night, as for the third consecutive season they earned the No. 2 pick at the NBA Draft Lottery. Keeping that pick will greatly aid Lakers president of basketball operations Magic...

Lakers Podcast: What L.A. Will Do With Second Pick In NBA Draft
May 17th, 2017 at 12:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports The Basketball Gods smiled upon the Los Angeles Lakers and awarded them the second overall pick in Tuesday night's Draft Lottery. L.A's pick was only top-three protected and they only had a 46.9 percent chance of landing in the top three. Had they fallen to the...

Roundtable: Should the Lakers keep or trade the second-overall pick?
May 16th, 2017 at 11:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers jumped up in the 2017 NBA Draft lottery to not only keep their top-three protected pick, but jumped up to second-overall as a cherry on top. That was the easy part for...

Lakers Draft News: Rob Pelinka doesn’t see a clear-cut number one prospect
May 16th, 2017 at 11:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers miraculously didn't just keep their pick, but moved into the second overall slot. If Rob Pelinka's analysis of the draft is accurate, that isn't a bad spot to be in at all. ...