Tag : D'Angelo Russell
Paul George title : NBA 2017 Trade Rumors: LA Lakers Torn Between Rebuilding and Paul George Acquisition as Ricky Rubio Headed to NY Knicks
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers will want to return to championship form by 2017-18 Season of the NBA and so is the New York Knicks. For the Lakers, the question is to build gradually or get somebody with the star-power and caliber of a Kobe Bryant. The Knicks, on the other hand, is on the hunt for a point guard talent, preferably a tried and tested acquisition.
date : May 25, 2017 08:28 AM EDT
Heat LeBron James vs. Pacers Paul George title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Reject Paul George Contract; D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson Don't Need All-Star
summary : No trade deal is anticipated to happen between the Los Angeles Lakers and Paul George. Reports show that D'Angelo Russell and his team appear to no longer be interested in pursuing the Indiana Pacers star following the new direction the front office intends to take this offseason. Does this mean that Luke Walton finally figured out how to bring the Jordan Clarkson team back to its former glory during the Kobe Bryant era?
date : Apr 03, 2017 08:11 AM EDT
Paul George title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Serious On Paul George Contract; D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson Need Pacers Star
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers are busy looking for ways to improve their record following the Kobe Bryant retirement news. Amid the rebuilding efforts of the front office, which saw former Golden State Warriors coach Luke Walton take over from Byron Scott, the team honed fresh talents from the likes of D’Angelo Russell, Brandon Ingram, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance, Jr. However, it appears that the Luol Deng squad still lacks a clear cut leader to bring them to the top. Will a Paul George contract solve this problem?
date : Mar 27, 2017 05:10 AM EDT
Gordon Hayward title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Sign Gordon Hayward; D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson Get Stronger Leader
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers are said to be desperate to find a new Kobe Bryant in their roster with D'Angelo Russell, Brandom Ingram and Jordan Clarkson failing to meet expectations - the same ones set and met by Kristaps Porzingis in the New York Knicks and Karl-Anthony Towns in the Minnesota Timberwolves. The lack of confidence and aggressiveness in the lineup, which former Golden State Warriors coach Luke Walton described as "weak," now makes it imperative for the front office to sign a leader who can pick up the pace and set a model for the team. Will a Gordon Hayward contract be the answer to these problems?
date : Mar 24, 2017 01:40 AM EDT
D'Angelo Russell title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell Out for a Couple of Weeks After PRP Injection
summary : D'Angelo Russell of the Los Angeles Lakers is expected to miss more weeks after receiving a platelet-rich plasma injection on his left knee. This means he will not be able to join the rest of the team when they take on the Golden State Warriors.
date : Nov 24, 2016 11:07 AM EST
NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at New York Knicks title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Welcome Nerlens Noel; D’Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson Get New C
summary : Los Angeles Lakers predictions this NBA season point to promising performances from D'Angelo Russell, Brandon Ingram, and Jordan Clarkson. However, a Nerlens Noel contract seems to be adding to the excitement to the former Kobe Bryant team. Can the Philadelphia 76ers big man help the Luke Walton squad recover from their disappointing season last year?
date : Oct 04, 2016 01:03 AM EDT
Kevin Love title : NBA Rumors: Three-Way Trade Involving Kevin Love, DeMarcus Cousins and D’Angelo Russell Underway?
summary : For some time now, Kevin Love has been in the center of trade rumors involving the Cleveland Cavaliers. But, according to new reports, it seems the team is preparing to release Love through a three-way trade involving the Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins and the Los Angeles Lakers' D'Angelo Russell.
date : Aug 16, 2016 09:02 AM EDT
Jordan Clarkson title : NBA Rumors: Trade Involving Jahlil Okafor and Jordan Clarkson will Depend on how D’Angelo Russell will Perform for the Lakers
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers is reportedly planning on capitalizing on the Philadelphia 76ers current problem of having too many big men on the team by trading Jordan Clarkson for Jahlil Okafor. But, this will only depend on D'Angelo Russell's performance in the upcoming season.
date : Aug 09, 2016 10:08 AM EDT
NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Los Angeles Lakers title : NBA Rumors: Miami Heat Target D'Angelo Russell as Next Dwyane Wade; Hassan Whiteside, Goran Dragic Welcome PG
summary : The Miami Heat got the shock of their lives when Dwyane Wade walked away from the team via free agency. Still reeling from the loss of LeBron James, who went back to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014, the Hassan Whiteside squad only has Chris Bosh left from their original Big Three. In an effort to cope with the dwindling number of superstars on the roster, Pat Riley is said to be looking at D'Angelo Russell of the Los Angeles Lakers as the potential player to build the franchise around in the next years.
date : Aug 02, 2016 03:19 AM EDT
D'Angelo Russell title : NBA Rumors: Can D’Angelo Russell be the Next Kobe Bryant?
summary : D'Angelo Russell of the Los Angeles Lakers impressed everyone with his performance during the Summer League. It seems the point guard is looking to become the new Kobe Bryant of the team.
date : Jul 21, 2016 11:31 AM EDT
Jordan Clarkson title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Confirm Jordan Clarkson trade; Luke Walton Wants D'Angelo Russell Out
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers are filled to the brim of young talent with Jordan Clarkson and D'Angelo Russell leading the list. In fact, even their new coach is young as Luke Walton of the Golden State Warriors takes over from Byronn Scott. However, it looks like the former assistant coach of the Stephen Curry team has some major changes up his sleeve.
date : Jun 21, 2016 09:55 AM EDT
Kristaps Porziņģis title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Eye Kristaps Porzingis Trade; D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson Welcome Carmelo Anthony's Protege
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers are looking into adding more talented players in their roster. After roughly two decades of the Kobe Bryant era, the Jordan Clarkson team now needs a new star to build the team around. While D'Angelo Russell showed notable plays in the hardwood court last NBA season, some fans believe that his skills are not enough for him to be the next Black Mamba of the Los Angeles Lakers.
date : May 27, 2016 09:56 AM EDT
NBA: Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Lakers title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson Reveal Byron Scott Locker Room Drama; Kobe Bryant Sole Backer of Ex Head Coach
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers ended their NBA season mending two heartbreaks. The first one is the exit of Kobe Bryant from the roster, thereby ending the Black Mamba era. The second one is their failure to get in the NBA playoffs 2016. However, a third heartbreak welcomed the team once the playoffs started as Byron Scott was later on fired by the front office.
date : May 09, 2016 09:30 AM EDT
NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Lakers title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Fire Byron Scott After Kobe Bryant Exit; D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson Rejoice
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers experienced significant losses this NBA season. First is losing Kobe Bryant to retirement. Ending his career in the NBA, the Black Mamba was showcased in a farewell tour that had the likes of Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade paying tribute to his greatness. Another loss for the Los Angeles Lakers is the entire season altogether. Finishing off dead last in the Western Conference led by the Golden State Warriors, the Kobe Bryant squad held a record of 17-65 this NBA season. With this abysmal record, heads started to roll and the first one out is Bryon Scott.
date : Apr 27, 2016 01:47 PM EDT
D'Angelo Russell title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Drop Nick Young, Keep D'Angelo Russell; Kobe Bryant Chooses Talent Over Tenure
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers are at the bottom of the Western Conference which is led by the Golden State Warriors. While Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green attempt to secure their top spot against the likes of Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs, the Kobe Bryant team faces a more personal issue. Recent reports revealed that the drama between Nick Young and D'Angelo Russell, which subsequently hurt the former's engagement with singer Iggy Azalea, is getting out of control. In an effort to control the situation, the Los Angeles Lakers reportedly chose to trade Young and keep the rookie.
date : Apr 04, 2016 02:30 PM EDT
NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Los Angeles Lakers title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Trust D'Angelo Russell To Fill Kobe Bryant Void; Can the Rookie Succeed?
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly actively looking for a franchise player to build around on once Kobe Bryant exits the NBA team for good. With the current season as the last hoorah for the Black Mamba, fans of the Julius Randle squad eagerly await who among the stars will rise to the occasion. At the moment, the Los Angeles Lakers roster is filled to the brim with young and fresh talent. However, who will be chosen to taken on the responsibilities of the great Kobe Bryant?
date : Mar 17, 2016 01:51 PM EDT
NBA: Atlanta Hawks at Los Angeles Lakers title : NBA Rumors: Golden State Warriors Target Russell D'Angelo trade; Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson Eye Kobe Bryant Protege
summary : The Golden State Warriors are considered the best team in the NBA today. With the back to back wins delivered courtesy of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and the rest of the championship squad, not even the likes of LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers or Kawhi Leonard's San Antonio Spurs could unseat them at the top of the league. Moreover, the Golden State Warriors are pegged as the team with the potential to beat the Chicago Bulls' 72-win record under the Michael Jordan era.
date : Mar 08, 2016 12:34 PM EST
Markieff Morris title : NBA Rumors: Phoenix Suns Aim for Julius Randle, D'Angelo Russell Package for Markieff Morris Trade
summary : The Phoenix Suns have been quite open with the possibility of letting go Markieff Morris since the beginning of the basketball season. With the public blowout involving the Morris twins and the team, it has become expected that NBA trade rumors will be surrounding the parties. However, it looks like the basketball teams in the league are not at all that interested in trading for Morris. Despite being with his desire to get out of the Phoenix Suns, no takers have come forward thus far.
date : Feb 17, 2016 07:19 PM EST
Kobe Bryant title : NBA Rumors: Golden State Warriors Overpowered Los Angeles Lakers; Kobe Bryant, Russell D'Angelo Fail to Deliver in 77-111 Loss
summary : The Golden State Warriors remain an undefeated team this NBA regular season. Following the matchup against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Stephen Curry squad once again proved their dominance. As the Kobe Bryant team aimed to get pass the skills that made Klay Thompson and Draymond Green phenomenal breakout stars, D'Angelo Russell and Roy Hibbert struggled in the hardwood court. These hurdles further pushed down the Los Angeles Lakers, who finished the night with a dismal 77-111 loss to the reigning NBA champs.
date : Nov 27, 2015 01:34 AM EST
Kobe Bryant Returns to Lakers Sunday title : NBA News and Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant Fails D'Angelo Russell; Jordan Clarkson, Roy Hibbert Attempt Wins
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers had been earlier pegged as one of the most notable NBA teams this regular season. With the addition of promising rookie D'Angelo Russell as well as the improving performance of second-year NBA star Jordan Clarkson, the Los Angeles Lakers were deemed as formidable contenders this basketball season. Meanwhile, the return of Roy Hibbert to the Kobe Bryant roster further bolstered the confidence of the Los Angeles Lakers in terms of finally resurrecting the dying reputation of the NBA team. However, it looks like the performance of the Los Angeles Lakers failed to exhibit signs of fulfilling such promise - a disappointing turn of events partly due to the less than notable performance of Kobe Bryant himself.
date : Nov 04, 2015 12:49 PM EST
D'Angelo Russell title : NBA News & Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Unsure of D'Angelo Russell; Julius Randle, Jordan Clarson Secure Spots With Kobe Bryant
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers have been dealing with countless rumors regarding the future of Kobe Bryant following this NBA season. With speculations pointing to the imminent retirement of the Black Mamba, the entrance of rookie D'Angelo Russell in the Los Angeles Lakers locker room further evoked talks of an NBA star eyed as the next Kobe Bryant. It appears, however, that the praises heaped in the performance and skills of D'Angelo Russell have yet to convince the Los Angeles Lakers to trust him as one of the starting basketball stars this NBA season.
date : Oct 28, 2015 02:03 PM EDT
Indiana Pacer Roy Hibbert title : NBA News & Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers' Roy Hibbert Disappoints, D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle Impress; Kobe Bryant Back On Track
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers are entering the NBA preseason with the highly anticipated return of basketball legend Kobe Bryant. While the NBA team attempts to determine whether or not Kobe Bryant is already well and good to once again handle the strenuous activities in the hardwood court, the Los Angeles Lakers also take the preseason matches as platforms to try out the newly acquired members of the roster as well as the basketball stars who were unable to perform and live up to the expectations last season. Hence, the Los Angeles Lakers will be expected to incorporate the NBA team's gameplays and the skills of Kobe Bryant, Roy Hibbert, D'Angelo Russell and Julius Randle this preseason period.
date : Oct 06, 2015 10:02 AM EDT
Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant title : NBA News & Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers' Julius Randle Set to Be Next Kobe Bryant; Jordan Clarkson, Russell D'Angelo Protect Black Mamba
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers have been hounded by rumors of the impending retirement of the great Kobe Bryant. While no official confirmation has been made by either the Los Angeles Lakers or Kobe Bryant himself, the NBA team has been said to be preparing for the imminent departure of the Black Mamba. One of the measures taken by the Los Angeles Lakers is to place Julius Randle under an intensive workout regimen following the injury he incurred in the previous NBA season. Working with Big Game James Worthy throughout the NBA offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers power forward appears to be getting the Kobe Bryant treatment - that is, the entire NBA team is now looking up to him to make the calls in the hardwood court.
date : Oct 02, 2015 01:11 AM EDT
Kobe Bryant Surpasses Michael Jordan in Points title : Los Angeles Lakers Toughen Kobe Bryant Roster; D'Angelo Russell, Roy Hibbert Welcome Robert Upshaw and Marcelo Huertas
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers have been busy this NBA offseason, acquiring players left and right in an effort to build a team capable enough to stand on its own once Kobe Bryant makes his exit. Although the talks of retirement of the Black Mamba keep getting slammed by the Los Angeles Lakers, the inevitable departure of Kobe Bryant is still taken into consideration. In fact, the active acquisition of the Los Angeles Lakers of rookies deemed to be potential replacements of Kobe Bryant illustrate the NBA team's goal of creating a group strong enough to watch the veteran athlete go. Hence, the addition of Russell D'Angelo, Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson is a clear sign of that move that will see Kobe Bryant leave the Los Angeles Lakers for good.
date : Sep 16, 2015 01:29 PM EDT
D'Angelo Russell title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers' Get Ready for Kobe Bryant Final Season; D'Angelo Russell, Roy Hibbert Take Over
summary : The impending retirement of Los Angeles Lakers star player Kobe Bryant has been the topic of a lot of conversations within and outside the NBA community. With Kobe Bryant still battling health issues stemming from physical injuries combined with his age, a number of fans and followers of the Los Angeles Lakers are calling for the NBA star to simply hang the jersey and retire. One man, however, remains a loyal supporter of Kobe Bryant and his contributions to the Los Angeles Lakers: NBA team owner Jim Buss.
date : Aug 31, 2015 02:19 PM EDT
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