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  • LAKERS ANNOUNCE 2024 SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER AND SCHEDULE

    Jul 11, 2024

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Lakers have announced their roster for the upcoming California Classic in San Francisco held July 6-10 and NBA 2K25 Summer League 2024 in Las Vegas spanning July 12-22. South Bay Lakers Head Coach Dane Johnson will serve as the team's head coach for both summer events. The Lakers will tip off the California Classic with back-to-back games against the Sacramento Kings on July 6 at 1:30 p.m., followed by a matchup with the Golden State Warriors on July 7 at 3:30 p.m....

  • Bronny must navigate unwarranted pressure

    Eric Lambkins II, Sports Reporter|Jul 4, 2024

    There is a rift within the Lakers' kingdom. The 55th pick, Bronny James, son of LeBron, has fans up in arms about whether his selection was an unwarranted and unearned display of nepotism or a testament to greatness. For Bronny, the task is steep: navigating away from his father's looming shadow. It appears that he is already feeling the pressure. Last Tuesday during an introductory press conference at the Lakers training facility the Los Angeles Lakers first-round draft pick, Dalton Knecht, ans...

  • Lakers introduce first round draft pick Dalton Knecht

    Mykell Mathieu, Sports Reporter|Jul 4, 2024

    The Lakers' first-round pick, Dalton Knecht, is joining the team with a different kind of fanfare compared to the Los Angeles' second-round pick. The guard out of the University of Tennessee doesn't have eight million followers on Instagram and isn't the son of an all-time great NBA player. His road to the NBA was a much tougher journey compared to that of his new teammate, Bronny James. "Ever since I touched a basketball, I knew that I could do it, it was just a matter of how," said Knecht at t...

  • Leonard's return is not enough in Game 2 loss

    Eric Lambkins II, Sports Reporter|Apr 25, 2024

    The Los Angeles Clippers, already up 1-0 in a series that could be their best chance at a title run, showed remarkable resilience in Game 2. Despite the setback of Kawhi Leonard's 23-day battle with knee inflammation, his return to the series was a testament to the team's determination. However, even with Leonard's comeback, the Clippers couldn't overcome the relentless efforts of Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving who led Dallas to victory. Doncic played 46 minutes, scored 32 points, dished out nine...

  • Clippers pick up much needed win 116-103 over Trailblazers

    Mykell Mathieu, Sports Reporter|Mar 21, 2024

    PORTLAND, Ore. - - Paul George led the Clippers with 27 points and James Harden added 19 points and 14 assists as the Clippers beat the Portland Trailblazers 116-103 last Wednesday night in Portland. The Clippers' record is now 43-25 and that record keeps them in fourth place in the very competitive Western Conference. The Clippers started to pull away early after a 33-22 second quarter advantage gave the Clippers a 10-point lead, 60-50, at the half. The third quarter also belonged to Los...

  • Lakers are still fighting to stay out of the play-in tournament

    Garrison Kreitenberg and Ernie Kreitenberg|Mar 7, 2024

    The Los Angeles have won five out of their last seven games and they hope to keep the momentum going and stay out of the Western Conference play-in tournament. They are currently 9th in the conference and teams 7-10 play in the play-in tournament to earn the right to play in the regular conference tournament. Although the motion picture stars were honored on Sunday the professional basketball stars came out in full force last Friday night at the Crypto.com Arena. With LeBron James sidelined...

  • STEVE BALLMER ANNOUNCES THE FORMATION OF HALO SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

    Mar 7, 2024

    LOS ANGELES, CA – Steve Ballmer today announced the formation of Halo Sports and Entertainment, a new umbrella brand consisting of the LA Clippers, Ontario Clippers, Intuit Dome and Kia Forum. The consolidation of these leading sports and entertainment assets, including Intuit Dome, which opens in August 2024, will help foster collaboration and efficiency. Gillian Zucker will serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Halo S&E and will be responsible for all business operations of the LA C...

  • LOS ANGELES LAKERS TO WEAR BLACK MAMBA UNIFORMS FEBRUARY 8

    Feb 8, 2024

    EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers will wear their Black Mamba uniforms, co-designed by Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant, on Feb. 8, 2024, at home versus the Denver Nuggets following the unveil of Bryant's statue at Star Plaza outside of Crypto.com Arena earlier that day. Bryant, an 18-time NBA All-Star and five-time NBA Champion, will be the seventh Laker to be commemorated with a statue, joining Elgin Baylor, Shaquille O'Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Jerry West and Chick H...

  • TYRONN LUE NAMED WESTERN CONFERENCE COACH OF THE MONTH

    Feb 1, 2024

    The NBA announced today that LA Clippers head coach Tyronn Lue has been named Western Conference Coach of the Month for January 2024. This is Lue's second consecutive Coach of the Month award, making him the first coach in franchise history to win the award in consecutive months. The Clippers finished the month of January with a 12-3 (.800) record and were a perfect 6-0 at home, one of two NBA teams to remain undefeated on home court this month. For the month of January, the Clippers had the...

  • LOS ANGELES AND LA CLIPPERS TO HOST NBA ALL-STAR 2026

    Jan 18, 2024

    LOS ANGELES – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that Los Angeles has been selected to host NBA All-Star 2026. The 75th NBA All-Star Game will take place at Intuit Dome in Inglewood, home of the LA Clippers, on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2026. This will mark the record seventh NBA All-Star in Los Angeles, and the first time the Intuit Dome will host the annual midseason showcase reaching fans in more than 200 countries and territories in more than 50 languages. NBA Commissioner A...

  • TYRONN LUE NAMED WESTERN CONFERENCE COACH OF THE MONTH

    Jan 4, 2024

    The NBA announced today that LA Clippers head coach Tyronn Lue has been named Western Conference Coach of the Month for December 2023. This is Lue's second Coach of the Month award and first with the Clippers. The Clippers finished the month of December with a 11-2 (.846) record and were on a nine-game win streak from December 2 to 20, the longest for the Clippers since the 2015-16 season. For the month of December, the Clippers had the best record and offensive rating (122.6) in the Western...

  • Small things paying big dividends for the Clippers

    Eric Lambkins II, Sports Reporter|Dec 21, 2023

    The little things, they say, make all the difference in winning or losing in sports. Those nitty-gritty details, the stuff that rarely finds its way onto the box score, that's where champions carve their path. And amid this Clippers' whirlwind, that truth stands taller than ever. Since James Harden waltzed into the Clippers' world, it's been a tale of redemption, a saga of triumphs rising from the heap of a 0-6 start. But amid the glitz of Harden's arrival, there's a quieter hero, Paul George, t...

  • A slow start hurts the Lakers as they fall to the Knicks on banner night, 114-109

    Mykell Mathieu, Sports Reporter|Dec 21, 2023

    The Lakers' struggles early and poor play from their role players led to a 114-109 defeat by the New York Knicks on a night they unveiled a banner celebrating their unbeaten run through the In-Season Tournament. With Laker fans providing slight cheers, they unveiled the modest black banner next to their 17 championships banners. That's where the celebration stopped as the Knicks attacked early and often to pick up the big road win. The Lakers' superstar duo of Anthony Davis and LeBron James had...

  • LOS ANGELES LAKERS

    May 4, 2023

    LeBron James of the Lakers drives to the basket while teammate Anthony Davis #3 gets ready to rebound against Minnesota during the play-in game a few weeks ago. The Minnesota players from left to right are Karl-Anthony Towns, Anthony Edwards and Kyle Anderson. The Lakers beat the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round and they won their first second round game against the Warriors last Tuesday. Their next game is Saturday at home at 5:30 p.m. and Monday at home at 7 p.m....

  • The Lakers looking to upset the rising Memphis Grizzles

    Mykell Mathieu, Sports Reporter|Apr 27, 2023

    After winning their play-in game, the Los Angeles Lakers are ready to make some noise in this year’s NBA playoffs. With their victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves last Tuesday night, the Lakers will be facing off against the second-seeded Memphis Grizzles in the first round of the playoffs. The first game is Sunday at 12 p.m.on the road . Game 2 is also on the road at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. They return home for games 3 and 4. Game 3 is Saturday at 7 p.m. and Game 4 is Monday. Coach Darvin Ha...

  • Can the Clippers breakthrough to the finals without Paul George?

    Eric Lambkins II|Apr 13, 2023

    It's that time of the year again. The NBA playoffs are upon us, and the Los Angeles Clippers are once again in the mix. But will they overcome their notorious playoff misfortune and make a deep run this year? The bad news is the Clippers will be without their lone 2023 All-star player, Paul George, for the start of the playoffs. George hyperextended his knee during a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in late March when he collided with Lue Dort. The team has been cautious with his recovery...

  • KAWHI LEONARD NAMED WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

    Apr 13, 2023

    The NBA announced today that LA Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard has been named Western Conference Player of Week for games played from Monday, April 3, through Sunday, April 9. This is Leonard's eighth Player of the Week Award, and his second time winning with the Clippers. During the week, Leonard led the Clippers to a 3-0 record, behind averages of 25.7 points, 10.0 rebounds and 4.7 assists, while shooting 49.1% from the field, 38.9% from the three-point range and 84.2% from the free-throw line...

  • ANTHONY DAVIS NAMED NBA WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE MONTH

    Apr 13, 2023

    EL SEGUNDO – Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis has been named NBA Western Conference Player of the Month for games played in March and April, it was announced today. Davis averaged 26.2 points (.569 FG%), a league-leading 12.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.9 blocks in 35.5 minutes as the Lakers finished with a league-best 14-6 record through March and April. Davis scored in double figures in 17 of his 18 appearances, including 11 games with 20+ points, eight games with 30+ points and one 4...

  • The Clippers appear to be putting the pieces to the puzzle together

    Mykell Mathieu|Mar 16, 2023

    The Clippers struggled after the All-Star break losing five straight games, but they have looked to be bounce back to their winning ways. Los Angeles has now won four consecutive games with victories against the Memphis Grizzles, Toronto Raptors, New York Knicks and the Golden State Warriors. " It feels good to be on a winning streak and play well," coach Tyronn Lue said last week. "I knew when we made some changes (near last month's trade deadline) and it was going to take time. We have played...

  • The Lakers looking to make a playoff push without James

    Mykell Mathieu|Mar 9, 2023

    "Just win baby" is the famous mantra by the late great owner of the Raiders, Al Davis, but it is also the mantra for this Lakers team as they push for a spot in the playoffs. Even without its superstar player, LeBron James, the Lakers have put together some inspiring performances and are winning games. Led by star forward Anthony Davis who is starting to look like the player he was early in the season when many media pundits had him in the MVP discussion. "He's in a very great place right now,"...

  • LA CLIPPERS SIGN NINE-TIME NBA ALL-STAR RUSSELL WESTBROOK

    Feb 23, 2023

    The LA Clippers have signed guard Russell Westbrook, announced Lawrence Frank, Clippers president of basketball operations. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released. "Russell is one of the most explosive and competitive players in the NBA," said Frank. "He has many strengths that can benefit the team and a shared desire to win a championship. We're delighted to welcome him and his family to the organization." Westbrook, 34, appeared in 52 games for the Los Angeles Lakers this...

  • BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES TOP 10 CANDIDATES FOR THE 2023 JULIUS ERVING AWARD

    Feb 9, 2023

    The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced the Top 10 candidates for the 2023 Julius Erving Award. Named after Class of 1993 Hall of Famer and 16-year professional basketball player Julius Erving, the annual honor in its ninth year recognizes the top small forwards in Division I men's college basketball. 2023 Julius Erving Award Candidates* Brandon Miller Alabama Keyontae Johnson Kansas State Baylor Scheierman Creighton Brice Sensabaugh Ohio State Matthew Cleveland Florida State Kevin...

  • $1.2B Intuit Dome in Inglewood for Clippers

    Feb 9, 2023

    Intuit Dome is set to open in time for the 2024-2025 NBA season. The project is the product of a contentious political and legal battle which commenced in in 2017, when the Clippers and the City of Inglewood announce plans for the arena. Madison Square Garden Company (MSG), the concert and entertainment company which converted the nearby Kia Forum into a live events venue 10 years ago, had previously controlled the arena site under a ground lease, and alleged that Inglewood Mayor James Butts...

  • Feb 2, 2023

    Mayor Karen Bass tonight lit Los Angeles City Hall purple and gold and released a video congratulating LeBron James for breaking the NBA all-time scoring record. A photo of City Hall is available here. Congratulations LeBron! What you've done -- the breaking of one of the most monumental records in sports -- will be heard throughout our city and around the world. I'd be remiss if I didn't also acknowledge an LA Legend -- Kareem Abdul Jabbar -- who held this record for decades. I am so glad to see that though the record holder is changing...

  • Paul George return has sparked the Clippers recent surge

    Feb 2, 2023

    By Mykell Mathieu Sports Reporter Paul George has returned to All Star form as the Clippers put together a five-game winning streak before a tough loss to the Cavs on Sunday night. George had been out of the lineup for five straight games from Jan. 5th to 16th after tweaking his right hamstring once again. The Clippers forward missed seven straight games earlier in the season dealing with the same injury. In his absence, the Clippers had struggled but have turned things around with his return....

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