The Jerry West gig is up. He’s not Lakers for Life. Maybe he never was.
Kyle Kuzma’s new Lakers deal looks a lot like Jordan Clarksons new Jazz deal.
Marc Gasol was a loyal little brother in the summer of 2015. He refused to join the Lakers in free agency and re-signed with Memphis because of how the Lakers treated Pau. Time heals wounds though. Gasol wants a second ring and joined the enemy.
Trading for Dennis Schröder filled a huge need for the Lakers. And they didn’t have to give up Kyle Kuzma.
Giddy Lakers fans went on a 12-hour spending spree which shattered sales records. Were they the only ones watching the NBA Finals? According to the ratings: yes.
Wake me up when the Lakers win a title. Wait what? It’s been a decade??
LeBron has overcome a lot of challenges. But managing grief, keeping a franchise together, managing bubble life, and winning a title is more than he bargained for when he signed with the Lakers in 2018.
LeBron is 4 wins away from his greatest achievement. Nine months after Kobe’s death, he may reinvent the Lakers into champtions.
When searching for a head coach, Frank Vogel was the Lakers 3rd option. Forcing Jason Kidd on Vogel was seen as a way to usher Kidd in at the expense of Vogel’s medicority. But a funny thing happened on the way to the Kidd-Laker coronation. Vogel is skilled at coaching in the playoffs.
The Lakers have been given more time to handle Kobe grief while continuing their NBA schedule. Next game is Friday.