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'Washed' LeBron Drops 42 on Spurs After Sleeping Through Christmas Party

It's been a long week for the Los Angeles Lakers star, but LeBron showed just how washed he really is last night against San Antonio.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.6.18
Los Angeles Lakers

Jeanie Buss Foils Brothers' Attempted Coup

Things are going really well for the Lakers right now.
Sean Newell
3.3.17
lavar ball

You Wish Your Dad was LaVar Ball, Stop Hating on Him

LaVar Ball has been very high on his son lately, and what's so bad about that?
John Wilmes
3.2.17
running the love triangle

Lakers Fans Can Thank the Knicks for New President of Basketball Ops Magic Johnson

When Magic Johnson heard that Jeanie Buss and Phil Jackson were splitting, he called the Lakers owner. He was hired almost a month later.
Sean Newell
2.21.17
Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers Fire GM, Hire Magic Johnson as President of Basketball Ops Days Before Trade Deadline

The NBA trade deadline is two days away and the Lakers just cleaned house.
Joseph Flynn
2.21.17
Los Angeles

Vince Staples Tweeting About the WNBA Finals Is the Reason We Love Sports and Vince Staples

Vince Staples tweeting about the WNBA in the middle of the baseball playoffs and the Thursday night NFL game reminded us about what makes sports great.
Jorge Arangure Jr.
10.21.16
nba

Breaking Down the 11 Types of NBA Nicknames, and Why Today's Need to Be Better

There are good basketball nicknames, and there are supremely lame basketball nicknames. All of us have a role in making sure that good triumphs.
​Jared Dubin
9.12.16
nba

How NBA Entertainment Helped Save the League and Spread a Renaissance

In the early 1980s, the NBA was floundering. Then NBA Entertainment, the league's new in-house video production team, helped usher in a fan-tastic future.
Shawn Fury
6.15.16
nba

VICE Sports Q&A: Legendary Lakers Trainer Gary Vitti Reflects on his Career

Gary Vitti, who has been the Lakers' head athletic trainer for 32 years, opens up about Showtime, Kobe, Magic, and a long career in Los Angeles.
Larry Burnett
4.8.16
rookies deconstructed

Sturdiness, Loneliness, and Just Enough Magic: D'Angelo Russell Deconstructed

It's hard to remember a rookie season more fraught or steeped in bad vibes than D'Angelo Russell's. Which is a shame, because there's a potential superstar in here.
Ian Levy
4.7.16
MLS

LAFC Release New Logo, Announce Will Ferrell as Part-Owner

It's about time.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.7.16
vice sports q&a

VICE Sports Q&A: Basketball Icon Jerry West

The legendary executive—and the man on the NBA logo—discusses everything from the Warriors' exceptional run to the raw disappointment of losing early in his career.
Larry Burnett
11.30.15
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