Lakers draft Moritz Wagner with No. 25 pick; acquire two guards in second round in Act 1 of potentially critical offseason

As the Lakers try to build their next championship team, general manager Rob Pelinka is learning something about opponents’ willingness to help him accomplish that. “It’s not like teams are saying, ‘Oh, I’m not going to do a deal with the Lakers ...

Lakers reportedly pass on adding Lonzo Ball's brother, LiAngelo Ball, to their summer league team

The ever-boisterous LaVar Ball was proud to claim he spoke Lonzo-to-the-Lakers into existence last year. But he may have to try a new tactic to find an opportunity in the pros for his middle son, LiAngelo. After the former UCLA signee went undrafted on ...

The Lakers told LiAngelo Ball he will not be on their summer league roster for more than basketball reasons

Lakers officially informed LiAngelo Ball he will not be on their Summer League team last night. They were determined to make this a basketball decision but as one source put it, “obviously there’s more to it than basketball.” In other words— the ...