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Lakers Fail to Bag the Whale, Ignore the Elephant(s)

LaMarcus Aldridge has finally deleted the Lakers off his list of contenders to overpay him for his decline years, and I’m ok with that. Combine that with Cleveland’s re-signing of Kevin Love, and the Lakers have dodged two of the biggest bullets in the 2015 NBA Free Agent Shooting Spree. 947 more words

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Byron Scott: "We've got a great draft pick, but it's going to take these guys some time"

The Beast 980 reporter Ted Sobel spoke with Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott after the team’s press conference today with the team’s three newest members — D’Angelo Russell, Larry Nance Jr., and Anthony Brown. 188 more words

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The Importance of Byron Scott to D'Angelo Russell

When the Lakers stunned the NBA world on Thursday and drafted D’Angelo Russell, it sent shockwaves through the entire 2015 NBA draft.

No one expected the Lakers to pick anyone other than Jahlil Okafor. 704 more words

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Perfect Pick for the Lakers in D'Angelo Russell

The NBA Draft is always one of my favorite nights to be a basketball fan and a fan of sports in general. So with that out the way, you already know what I was doing Thursday night. 507 more words

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Lakers Free Agency Rumors, Potential Trades and Kobe Making a Teammate Cry on Today's Short Shorts

Why did Marc Gasol​ rule out the Lakers​ in free agency, according to a report? Anthony and Harrison discuss this, why the Philadelphia 76ers​ reportedly filed a $3 million grievance against the Lakers for the Bynum trade, and Kobe making a teammate cry on todays #ShortShorts

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Byron Scott: 'Russell Was Best Player Available'

Mikan, Wilt, Kareem, Shaq, Pau.

No Okafor? No Okafor.

With the second overall pick in the NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers – the greatest big-man franchise of all time – shunned 6-11 center Jahlil Okafor in favor of Ohio State guard D’Angelo Russell on Thursday, a move that was surprising, if not stunning, to most. 561 more words

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