In a season with COVID-19, Lakers say priorities are to protect their families

In a season with COVID-19, Lakers say priorities are to protect their families

High on the list of sacrifices in the NBA bubble, most players put family time at the top. Many struggled with the isolation of their wives, children, and other loved ones during its three-month run at Disney World. Even though guests were allowed half way…

Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reveals past prostate cancer diagnosis in essay

Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reveals past prostate cancer diagnosis in essay

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed he had prostate cancer and bypass surgery in a magazine article he wrote about health risks faced by blacks. Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s career director, gave no other details about the prostate cancer in the piece he wrote for WebMD that first appeared…

Lakers begin an atypical training camp with patience and caution

Lakers begin an atypical training camp with patience and caution

On the first day of the Lakers’ training camp, coach Frank Vogel looked around and saw less than last year. Less conditioning. Less fame. Fewer executives and available short contract players. Not even the Lakers’ main roster was complete, with Quinn Cook (testing protocols) and…

Lakers training camp: 5 storylines as defending champs look to repeat

Lakers training camp: 5 storylines as defending champs look to repeat

In the grand scheme of the championship puzzle, the Lakers have their largest pieces well in place. Saw the past week the franchise secures their two stars, LeBron James and Anthony Davis, for years to come, meaning the hardest part of the title chase –…