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LeBron James can take Jordan Clarkson’s game to the next level

LeBron James can take Jordan Clarkson’s game to the next level
Follow @planetasha Playing with LeBron James gives Jordan Clarkson a chance to take his game to the next level. In just two games with the Cleveland Cavaliers Jordan Clarkson has been playing lights out. After the Cavs’ blowout win over the Boston Celtics, Clarkson told reporters that he’d never been so open in his life. Although Clarkson was traded in... Read More

The Lakers must pull the plug on Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson

The Lakers must pull the plug on Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson
Follow @planetasha The Los Angeles Lakers are in the midst of organizational chaos and they need to start fresh to recover. A lot of talk has been circling the Lakers’ organization surrounding the future of players like Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson. L.A. would reportedly ‘love’ to trade the forward and guard by the February deadline and that’s exactly what... Read More

Three reasons why the Lakers’ 2017 start is more sustainable than last year’s

Three reasons why the Lakers’ 2017 start is more sustainable than last year’s
Follow @planetasha The Los Angeles Lakers are off to another surprisingly decent start to their season but the 2017 Lakers have a better chance of sustaining it than last year’s team. The Lakers are good–well okay, they look better than we thought. L.A. is 5-5 on the season, and outside of their first game against the Los Angeles Clippers, they’ve... Read More

Lakers get higher trade value if Jordan Clarkson wins sixth man of the year

Lakers get higher trade value if Jordan Clarkson wins sixth man of the year
Follow @planetasha Magic Johnson challenged Jordan Clarkson to win the sixth man of the year award this season, which could help the Los Angeles Lakers in future trade talks. The Lakers have made it clear they are looking toward the future—a future they hope includes two max free agents next offseason. To make room for two max players the Lakers... Read More

The Lakers’ No.2 Pick Hasn’t Looked The Part And Three Reasons Why They Don’t Mind

The Lakers’ No.2 Pick Hasn’t Looked The Part And Three Reasons Why They Don’t Mind
Brandon Ingram scored his first points as a Los Angeles Laker in a preseason home game against the Denver Nuggets Friday night. His point total, just six. In Sunday’s rematch against the Nuggets in Denver, the no.2 overall pick notched in two points on 1-for-2 shooting to go with two rebounds.  The number of points Ingram scored against Denver isn’t important, he... Read More

Budding Chemistry From The Lakers’ Young Stars Means A Bright Future For The Purple And Gold

Budding Chemistry From The Lakers’ Young Stars Means A Bright Future For The Purple And Gold
Jordan Clarkson, D’Angelo Russell and Julius Randle have been spending some quality time together on and off the court this summer which is a great sight to see for Laker fans. While Clarkson has been working hard all offseason trying to get better, Randle, Russell and Brandon Ingram have all been working on their game with the USA Select Team... Read More

The Lakers are Building a Strong Defensive Core

The Lakers are Building a Strong Defensive Core
Via AllinOne Sports Last season, the Los Angeles Lakers ranked last in the league in points allowed per 100 possessions at a ghastly 109.3.  In terms of actual opponents’ points per game, the Lakers were only better than the Philadelphia 76ers and the Pheonix Suns who were about a half a point worse than the Lakers at 106.9 points allowed per... Read More

Jordan Clarkson’s New Contract is a Steal for the Lakers

Jordan Clarkson’s New Contract is a Steal for the Lakers
Via AllinOne Sports In the current NBA free agency environment where Mike Conley is now the highest paid player in NBA history, the Lakers got a steal when they were able to resign Jordan Clarkson to a 4 year/$50 million contract. Not only did the Lakers lock up one of their best young players who could be pivotal in leading... Read More

Lakers Sign Luol Deng: Good Move?

Lakers Sign Luol Deng: Good Move?
Via AllinOne Sports After being rebuffed by many of the top-tier free agents on the market this offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers once again turned to the second and third tier of players with the signing of Luol Deng on a 4 year, $72 million contract. Over the course of his career, Deng has been well known for his stifling defense... Read More

Three Under the Radar Players the Lakers Should Target In Free Agency

Three Under the Radar Players the Lakers Should Target In Free Agency
Via AllinOneSports The Los Angeles Lakers currently have two players in their optimal future starting five under contract: Julius Randle and D’Angelo Russell.  Jordan Clarkson is a restricted free agent, but there is strong mutual interest on both sides for him to stay in L.A.  In addition to these three players, the Lakers’ number two pick of either Brendan Ingram... Read More