Lakers could have both Anthony Davis and Lebron James back in three weeks

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski Los Angeles Lakers superstar forward Anthony Davis is scheduled to be re-evaluated by team doctors Thursday and could even make a return to the court in the next 10-14 days. AD has been out since February 14 with a calf strain and right tendinosis in his right leg. Though Davis was putting 22.5 points, 8.4 rebounds, 1.8 blocks and 1.3 steals per game , he was not quite playing at the level we have come to expect from the 8-time All-Star. Woj also reports that…

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Ben McLemore and Lakers agree on contract

The Los Angeles Lakers and guard Ben McLemore have come to terms on a contract, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. The Rockets waived McLemore recently, as they continue their painful March towards a complete rebuild. After a solid campaign for the Rockets last season in which he averaged 10.1 points in 22.8 minutes per contest and shooting 40.0 percent from three-point range, McLemore has taken a step back this season, scoring just 7.4 points on a career-low 35.7 percent from the floor. The Lakers are hoping…

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Fans to return to Staples Center

According to a statement from the team, Laker fans are not that far away from being able to take in their team in person. Recent California state guidelines paved the way for a return of fans to the Staples Center. The team could have people in their building as early as April 15 for their game against the Boston Celtics.

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Andre Drummond to sign with Lakers

Before the injuries to Lebron James and Anthony Davis the Los Angeles most glaring weakness was their lack of size. Losing both Javale McGee and Dwight Howard in free agency hurt them and Marc Gasol has looked like even a shell of what he was in Toronto. That issue may be , in part, addressed in the form of Andre Drummond. According to Adrian Wojnarowski the big man will sign with the Los Angeles Lakers once he clears waivers Sunday afternoon. Drummond and the Cleveland Cavaliers agreed to a buyout…

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NBA legend Elgin Baylor passes at 86

From nba.com: Former Los Angeles Lakers forward and Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor has passed away at the age of 86, the Lakers announced today. He died of natural causes and was surrounded by his wife, Elaine, and his daughter, Krystal. “Elgin was the love of my life and my best friend,” Elaine Baylor said in a statement released by the Lakers. “And like everyone else, I was in awe of his immense courage, dignity and the time he gave to all fans. At this time we ask that I…

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Anthony Davis to miss at least a month

From nba.com: he Lakers’ short-term future in a competitive Western Conference is murkier than ever following Thursday’s loss to the Brooklyn Nets. The uncertainty came not from the game, but after it, when Los Angeles coach Frank Vogel disclosed that All-NBA big man Anthony Davis’ would miss at least another four weeks after his aggravated right Achilles’ tendon had been re-evaluated by team doctors. “He’s going to be out for four weeks,” Vogel said. “We want to try to put this fully behind him, be conservative with it just to make sure…

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Anthony Davis leaves game , re-aggravates Achilles tendonosis

Los Angeles F/C Anthony Davis left the team’s game against the Denver Nuggets after apparently re-aggravating his right Achilles’ tendon. Davis was making a move to the basked against Nikola Jokic when he came up lame and grabbed the back of his right heel. This is the same injury that caused AD to miss their game last Monday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Davis will undergo an MRI on Monday.

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Anthony Davis “very likely” to miss Monday’s game with Achilles injury

From Dave McMenamin of ESPN: Lakers All-Star big man Anthony Davis is listed as questionable for Monday’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder with tendonosis of his right Achilles tendon, the team announced. A league source told ESPN it is “very likely” Davis will miss the Thunder game as a precaution and that Davis, 27, has been managing the discomfort “for a while.” Davis underwent medical imaging on the injury, the source said, which assured the Achilles tendon is in good shape. However, the nine-year veteran has been experiencing tightness in his right leg, causing…

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NBA Opening Night 2021 takeaways

After a mere 72-day offseason the 2020-21 NBA season tipped off Tuesday night. Considering the lack of an actual combine, summer league, and a very truncated training camp, my expectations for the early to mid portion of this season are very low. Nonetheless, here are may takeaways from Tuesday’s on court action. Game 1, Brooklyn Nets 125, Golden State Warriors 99 With the unfortunate injury to Klay Thompson the Warriors went from a potential contender to a playoff question make. Thrown in the absence of Draymond Green , who not…

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Kyle Kuzma signs 3 year, $40 million deal with the Lakers

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Lakers have signed forward Kyle Kuzma to a three-year $40 million extension. The deal includes a player option for the 2023-24 season. With his role on the team changing from year-to-year, Kuzma continues to be somewhat of an enigma, with even Kuz recently telling the New York Post that he has “no idea” what his role on the team is. These comments are slightly troubling considering we are on the verge of the new nba season but without the usual training camp where things…

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