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Channing Frye says young Lakers may not “truly understand what it’s like to play with” LeBron

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 2 hrs ago.

Channing Frye is in a unique position. He has played with LeBron James for years and helped bring a title to Cleveland with him. However, at the deadline he was sent to the rebuilding Lakers as part of the Larry Nance/Jordan Clarkson deal, so he also

Lance Stephenson: 'I don't regret' blowing in LeBron James' ear

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 13 hrs ago.

Los Angeles Lakers guard Lance Stephenson opened up on Monday about the time he famously blew into his now-teammate LeBron James’ ear in the 2014 playoffs. Four years after his famous ear-blowing moment in the 2014 Eastern Conference Finals, Los Angeles Lakers guard Lance Stephenson doesn’t even quite understand it himself. What made me do that?'” Stephenson told The Score on Monday.

Lance Stephenson on why he blew in LeBron’s ear: “I was really trying to get him mad”

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 1 day ago.

Lance Stephenson and LeBron James are teammates with the Lakers. It’s not something anyone would have seen coming back in 2014 when Stephenson blew in LeBron’s ear, creating a meme for the ages and adding to the legend of Stephenson. “I was really trying to get him mad, really trying to win the game, get him unfocused,” Stephenson told The Score in an interview (video above).

Kevin Love on LeBron James: ‘He’s playing chess and everyone else is playing checkers’

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 4 days ago.

Kevin Love is the man in Cleveland now, with LeBron James having gone to Hollywood. The best player of his generation is gone, and Love had nothing but praise for LeBron and his willingness to take on a challenge in a sit-down interview with ESPN. Love is right, LeBron loves a challenge, but the one with the Lakers is unlike anything else in his career.

Lakers owner Jeanie Buss: ‘I have complete faith in Magic Johnson … I have patience’

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 5 days ago.

Shortly after she hired Magic Johnson as team president last year, Lakers owner Jeanie Buss said she’d be heartbroken if the Lakers didn’t have an All-Star in 2018, when the game was in Los Angeles. Of course, the Lakers didn’t have an All-Star last season.

Rockets GM: LeBron James is 'the greatest ever'

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 5 days ago.

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has hailed Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James as "the greatest ever". The Rockets, who have reigning MVP James Harden on their roster, and the Lakers are considered two of the Western Conference favourites this season following Los Angeles' acquisition of James on a four-year contract this offseason. In an interview with The Dan Patrick Show, Morey said of the Lakers' Western Conference chances: "I would never count out a LeBron James team.

LeBron James on top of MVP odds rankings

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 5 days ago.

The 2018-19 NBA MVP race feels more wide open than we have seen in years. What kind of numbers will LeBron James put up with the Lakers and how far can he lift that team? Can James Harden repeat? Is Kawhi Leonard back in MVP form? Will a new coach in

Kyle Kuzma on LeBron James’ Lakers: “a lot of people are underestimating us”

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 6 days ago.

Just how good are the LeBron James led Los Angles Lakers? Nobody really knows because, while LeBron’s greatness isn’t in question, there are plenty of questions about the fit around him: Lance Stephenson? Will the Lakers go small at times with LeBron at the five?

Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma trolling now in ad for Wish shopping app

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 6 days ago.

The Lakers asked Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma to back off on their social media trolling battle. However, they made an exception for this new Wish.com app ad (Wish is the Lakers’ jersey ad sponsor). .@ZO2_ to @kylekuzma: “I’m in your head bro…”

LaVar Ball says Lakers are Lonzo’s team, not LeBron’s. Should we care?

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 8 days ago.

This summer, the Lakers fired a clear shot across the bow of Lonzo Ball. Then, after Summer League, Magic Johnson effusively praised Josh Hart‘s point guard play, saying he could see Hart starting for the Lakers. The message to Lonzo was clear — you’re no longer treated like The Golden Child.

Kobe Bryant says developing this key trait turned him into a leader

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 8 days ago.

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant recently paid a visit to University of Alabama's locker room, where he delivered an inspiring pep talk about leadership. Bryant, who played 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, told the college football players the leadership advice that helped him to succeed in his career: "To be an effective leader, you have to be a really good listener," he said. Bryant explained that understanding this concept led to a big transition for him.

Josh Hart comments on Lakers’ photo of LeBron James: ‘Why it look like he got a skirt on?’

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 11 days ago.

The Lakers asked Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma to tone down their social-media insults. After all, Los Angeles was courting LeBron James, a grown man who might not appreciate all that putdown peacocking. But after he signed with the Lakers, LeBron is getting

LaVar Ball Says Lakers Are Still Lonzo’s Team Despite LeBron’s Arrival

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 11 days ago.

Earlier this week in an interview on The Cruz Show, LaVar Ball was asked about LeBron James joining the Lakers. Instead of expressing excitement about his son Lonzo getting to play with the three-time NBA champion and future Hall of Famer, LaVar insisted that the Lakers are, well, still Lonzo’s team. “You can say what you want, but we know what it is,” LaVar said.

Here’s LeBron James working out with the Lakers for the first time (VIDEO)

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 11 days ago.

Maybe it was simply seeing LeBron in a Lakers jersey? Knowing as much, and wanting to get their fans amped up for the coming season, the Lakers organization released a video on Thursday that showed LeBron’s first workout in the purple and gold. The video itself isn’t anything special: It’s LeBron doing what he does, breaking down guys from the mid-post and shooting fadeaway jumpers.

Michael Beasley on Lakers: “I think we can be exactly where we want to be at the end of the year”

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

Just how good are the LeBron James led Los Angeles Lakers going to be? Michael Beasley is one of the new Lakers, and he has confidence in this squad — and all the other veterans like him who were added to the young core — will make it work. Here is what he told Bleacher Report.

Thousands petition for LeBron James as U.S. Secretary of Education

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

In light of LeBron James and Akron Public Schools’ creating the I Promise School for 240 third- and fourth-graders, thousands of folks have been inspired. Indeed, they want James to be hired. “LeBron James is an inspiration to kids all over the country,” the petition reads.

LeBron James gives fans first look at him in Lakers uniform, and he's wearing Kobes

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

LeBron James gave fans a first glimpse of what he looks like wearing purple and gold on Wednesday. Shield your eyes, Cavs fans. LeBron James made his first public appearance in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform on Wednesday in an Instagram story, a sight that is still a bit shocking a month after he agreed to sign in L.A.

Sources: Warriors to host LeBron and Lakers on Christmas Day

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

The Warriors won't face the Cavs on Christmas Day this year, but they will still see LeBron James. Multiple sources have confirmed to NBC Sports Bay Area's Monte Poole that the Lakers and Warriors will play in Oakland on December 25. The New York Times' Marc Stein was first to report news of the Lakers-Warriors Christmas Day matchup.

Reports: LeBron James Jr. will play for Crossroads School in Los Angeles

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 14 days ago.

LeBron James Jr. and his father watch an AAU game together this summer. (Getty Images) Multiple reports are now confirming what has long been rumored: LeBron James Jr., the eldest son of the newest Los Angeles Lakers star, will take his talents to Crossroads

Jordan backs James after president questions player's intelligence

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 16 days ago.

(Reuters) - NBA legend Michael Jordan and U.S. athletes rallied to LeBron James' defense on Saturday after U.S. President Donald Trump questioned the star player's intelligence in a tweet. "I support LJ. He’s doing an amazing job for his

NBA commissioner Adam Silver, Lakers owner Jeanie Buss praise LeBron James after Donald Trump tweet

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 16 days ago.

President Donald Trump has positioned himself as a foe of the NFL, because some NFL players have peacefully protested against racism. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL owners have repeatedly shown they have absolutely no good idea how to respond

Matt Barnes: Summer after he ball-faked to Kobe’s face, Bryant asked him to join Lakers

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 17 days ago.

In the insanely long list of Kobe Bryant highlight videos, this one gets played as much as almost any: A 2010 regular season game against Orlando when Matt Barnes is inbounding the ball, does a ball-fake inches from Kobe’s face, and Bryant doesn’t flinch. Barnes was on the “Lunchtime with Roggin and Rodney” show on “AM 570 LA Sports” show Friday and talked about that play — and how it made him a Laker the next season.

Jordan backs James after president questions player's intelligence

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 17 days ago.

(Reuters) - NBA legend Michael Jordan and U.S. athletes rallied to LeBron James' defense on Saturday after U.S. President Donald Trump questioned the star player's intelligence in a tweet. "I support LJ. He’s doing an amazing job for his

NBA wins projection sees Lakers missing playoffs, Jazz No. 2 in West

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 18 days ago.

The Warriors' first practice of training camp will be on Tuesday, Sept. 25.The Warriors' first regular season game will most likely be on Tuesday, Oct. 16.The 2018-19 campaign is going to be here before you know it. And on Friday, our friend over at ESPN

LaVar Ball tries to explain why he thinks Kobe Bryant doesn't like Lonzo

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 18 days ago.

After being drafted second overall by the Los Angeles Lakers last year, L.A. native Lonzo Ball made headlines when he picked LeBron James over Kobe Bryant in a greatness debate that was fueled by Michael Jordan making the opposite pick. “I’ve been LeBron my whole life,” Ball said in August 2017.