Lakers GM: Rival Teams Have ‘Natural Envy’

“When you have 16 banners there’s going to be a natural envy.”

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Report: Ayton and Bagley Going No. 1 and No. 2 in the NBA Draft

Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley are reportedly a lock to go first and second in the NBA Draft, per Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania. Sources: Phoenix (Arizona’s DeAndre Ayton) and Sacramento (Duke’s Marvin Bagley III) have locked in on the NBA Draft’s Nos. 1 and 2 picks. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 21, 2018 If this […]

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Report: Spurs ‘Shut the Door on’ Lakers on Kawhi Leonard Trade Talks 🙅🏽‍♂️

The Los Angeles Lakers reached out to the San Antonio Spurs to express interest in Kawhi Leonard, per Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania; however, the Spurs reportedly expressed no interest in dealing with the Lakers, per ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. Within the last week the Lakers contacted the Spurs to discuss a Kawhi Leonard trade. As one source put it, […]

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Report: Kawhi Would ‘Significantly Increase’ Lakers’ Chances of Landing LeBron

Kawhi wants to play in L.A.

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Report: Suns Expected to Probe a Kawhi Leonard Trade Using No. 1 Pick

The NBA offseason truly began on Friday, with reports surfacing that superstar Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio and prefers to be traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. But of course, several other franchises are expected to pursue Kawhi, including the Sixers, Celtics, Knicks, and Clippers. And according to The Ringer‘s Kevin O’Connor, you can […]

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Report: Kawhi Leonard Wants Trade From Spurs

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According to multiple reports, Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio. The L.A. Lakers are reportedly at the top of Leonard’s list of preferred destinations, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, league sources tell ESPN. — Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) June 15, 2018 San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard has Los […]

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The SLAM Legend of the Week: Jason Williams

If you follow the NBA at all, then you’re familiar with “the elbow pass.” In fact, chances are you’ve spent significant time in your driveway or at your local park practicing it. It was All-Star Weekend, 2000. The Rookie vs Sophomore game. A 24-year-old Jason Williams dribbled up the floor, surveyed his options, faked a […]

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Report: ‘Very Real Chance’ Kings Draft Michael Porter Jr at No. 2

There’s a “very real chance” that the Sacramento Kings select freshman forward Michael Porter Jr with the No. 2 overall pick in the upcoming draft, according to USA Today‘s Sam Amick: There’s a very real chance the Kings would take Michael Porter Jr. at No. 2, but it’s unclear how the canceling of the Friday workout […]

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Kyle Kuzma: Lonzo Ball ‘Taking the Weight Room a Lot More Serious’ 💪🏽

Ball is hitting the gym extra-hard.

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Suns GM Ryan McDonough: ‘We’re Certainly Open’ To Trading The No. 1 Pick 👀

For the first time in franchise history, the Phoenix Suns are set to make the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. That is, if they don’t trade it beforehand. Appearing on ESPN during the combine, Suns GM Ryan McDonough said the organization is “certainly open” to moving the pick if the right deal arises: […]

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