Lakers Championship 2020 Ring Ceremony Twitter Reaction and Highlights

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressThe Los Angeles Lakers opened the 2020-21 season Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Clippers, but before the game, they celebrated their 2019-20 title with a ring ceremony.It was a bit of a strange ceremony, with no fans in attendance because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Lakers…

2020-21 NBA Title Odds: Lakers, Bucks Betting Favorites to Win Championship

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressThe Los Angeles Lakers are the odds-on-favorite to repeat as NBA champions during the 2020-21 season. In the latest odds released by FanDuel Sportsbook, the Lakers are a +270 favorite (bet $100 to win $270) to win the championship. Behind the Lakers are the Milwaukee Bucks (+550), Brooklyn Nets (+600) and Los Angeles Clippers…

Lakers’ Anthony Davis: ‘You Can Tell the Difference’ in Kyle Kuzma This Season

Kyusung Gong/Associated PressThe shortest offseason in NBA history apparently wasn’t quick enough to stop Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma from improving his game.After his 23-point outburst against the Phoenix Suns in Wednesday’s preseason contest, Kuzma was lauded by teammate Anthony Davis, who noted just how different Kuzma’s game already feels.Mike Trudell @LakersReporterAD said “you…

Video: Lakers’ LeBron James Teases ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Details

Ashley Landis/Associated PressLos Angeles Lakers star LeBron James provided an update on Space Jam: A New Legacy during his most recent appearance on Road Trippin’.James said the film is still slated for a July 16, 2021, release despite the COVID-19 pandemic, which has pushed back a number of marquee films. He began discussing the movie…

Lakers’ LeBron James Calls out Clippers for ‘Talking S–t’ During 2019-20 Season

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressEven LeBron James was stunned the Los Angeles Clippers blew a 3-1 lead in the second round of the playoffs to the Denver Nuggets.Especially after all the “s–t-talking” they apparently did all season.  “They put theyself in a position to get what they’ve been talking s–t about all year,” he said during a…

Lakers’ LeBron James Hypes ‘Savage’ Chase Young After WFT Upsets Steelers

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressLos Angeles Lakers star LeBron James praised Chase Young following the Washington Football Team’s 23-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday.James called the Washington rookie a “SAVAGE”:LeBron James @[email protected] Lil bro you’re a SAVAGE!! 😤😤😤 That’s all I wanted. LolCY2 @youngchase907My guy! We gon keep rocking! https://t.co/k1cshPi3M9Young only finished with two…

Lakers News: Latest on LeBron James’ No. 23 Jersey, Anthony Davis, Quinn Cook

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressIn basketball lore, the number 23 holds a lot of weight.Michael Jordan made the jersey number iconic, but LeBron James has done an incredible job of carrying the torch.And while it was James’ plan to pass the number over to Anthony Davis as a welcome gesture for being traded to the Los…

Lakers’ Future Salary-Cap Space After LeBron James’ $85M Contract Extension

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressThe Los Angeles Lakers and superstar forward LeBron James reportedly reached an agreement on a two-year, $85 million max contract extension Wednesday that runs through the 2022-23 NBA season, per Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic.James will play one more season under his previous four-year, $153.3 million contract with the Lakers…

Lakers Rumors: Breaking Down Remaining Plans for 2020 Offseason

0 of 3Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressIt’s safe to say that the Los Angeles Lakers have experienced a fruitful offseason thus far. While they still haven’t re-signed star Anthony Davis, they have made several moves that should help the team’s chances of again winning it all in 2020-21.Los Angeles traded for Dennis Schroder, added Wesley Matthews…