Who is the next great Laker? Plus, Jeanie Buss, Luke Walton and Rob Pelinka discuss Dr. Buss' influence, Kobe's retirement journey, player expectations, and upcoming season.
2018 ScheduleAll times ET
ESPN's Ramona Shelburne joins The Morning Show to explain why she is not fully convinced of LeBron's decision to join the Lakers in 2018, what would solidify his decision if he chose to relocate and Kevin Durant's Twitter situation.
NBA Insider Peter Vecsey joins the Morning Show to explain what LeBron James' prime motivation is in terms of coming to Los Angeles, how he would work with the front office, and how the organization will profit in the future.
Magic Johnson has been subpoenaed as a witness in a civil suit accusing Warriors star Draymond Green of assault, according to court documents obtained by the Detroit Free Press.
L.A. already have three centers on the roster, so it will be interesting to see just where coach Luke Walton will find playing time for Andrew Bogut, Kevin Pelton writes.
Adam Reisinger ESPN.com
Andrew Bogut will become the fifth different center drafted No. 1 overall in the common draft era (since 1966) to play for the Lakers, joining Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mychal Thompson, Shaquille O'Neal and Dwight Howard. Bogut was drafted by the Bucks with the top pick in 2005, three spots ahead of Chris Paul.
According to internal NBA documents, big spending after a massive influx of cash has set off an intense debate among owners about how to divide revenues. Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst report on the NBA's financial picture.
Kevin Pelton provides team-by-team analysis of every major and minor deal from mid-September.
What is the possibility of other superstars coming to L.A.? Who are fans most excited to see this season? Plus, a Clippers player says to stop worrying about Steph Curry, people should worry about me. Find out who it is!
Which version of Kobe Bryant was better: No. 8 or No. 24? Plus, Allen reacts to Andrew Bogut's one-year signing with the Lakers, Ball's upcoming season and whether or not fans are tired of hearing LeBron James to L.A. rumors.
Andrew Bogut and the Lakers have come to an agreement on a one-year, veterans minimum deal.
Kevin Pelton answers questions on the #NBArank of Carmelo Anthony, superstar trends, the Lakers' incentives for tanking and more.
Set to take over as the NBA's official apparel provider this season, Nike gave us a first look at every team's new alternate uniform designs on Friday.
Jokes were flying on Ellen DeGeneres' show Thursday, mostly at the expense of Lakers star Lonzo Ball and his father, LaVar.
LeBron James and his wife, Savannah, were spotted on Tuesday touring Notre Dame High School, an elite Los Angeles private school.
Zach talks to ESPN's Jackie MacMullan about her career, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Kyrie Irving, Danny Ainge, Lawrence Taylor throwing hair-dryers at her and much more.
Which number suited Bryant best?
Go ahead, try to decide which version of Kobe Bryant was better: the one wearing No. 8 or No. 24. Bryant nabbed an extra ring wearing No. 8, but his résumé wearing No. 24 boasts more individual accolades.
Andy and Brian discuss Kobe's retired jerseys, #NBA Rank, Ball In The Family and great '80s movie/song combos.
ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reacts to LaVar Ball's recent predictions, talks about Russell Westbrook's contract situation and addresses concerns she has with Lonzo Ball and the Lakers.
Which Kobe was better: #8 or #24? Thompson and Trudell discuss. Plus, the guys react to the Dodgers' win over the San Francisco Giants and WeAreSC.com's Garry Paskwietz previews the Trojans' upcoming game against Texas.