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Even the Lakers' LeBron James is blown away by Victor Wembanyama's potential: 'He's more like an alien'

Even the Lakers' LeBron James is blown away by Victor Wembanyama's potential: 'He's more like an alien'

When Victor Wembanyama and Metropolitans 92 faced off against Scoot Henderson and the G League Ignite in Las Vegas on Tuesday, the top two prospects in the 2023 NBA Draft caught the eyes of the entire basketball world with performances that will not soon be forgotten.

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Kobe Bryant Day: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O'Neal among NBA players paying tribute to Lakers legend

Kobe Bryant Day: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O'Neal among NBA players paying tribute to Lakers legend

For many in the NBA community, it can still be difficult to accept the fact that Kobe Bryant is gone more than two years removed from his tragic death. But it’s clear that the Lakers legend will never be forgotten.

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Why did Magic Johnson request trade from Lakers in 1981? Hall of Famer couldn't overcome differences with coach Paul Westhead

Why did Magic Johnson request trade from Lakers in 1981? Hall of Famer couldn't overcome differences with coach Paul Westhead

Long before Kevin Durant told Nets owner Joe Tsai to either trade him or fire general manager Sean Marks and coach Steve Nash, there was an infamous battle between Lakers star Magic Johnson and coach Paul Westhead.

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Why is Phil Jackson involved in Lakers' coaching search? Front office history, tension with LeBron James loom large

Why is Phil Jackson involved in Lakers' coaching search? Front office history, tension with LeBron James loom large

There is never a dull moment in Laker Land. After a disappointing season that ended with the team missing the Play-In Tournament, Los Angeles parted ways with coach Frank Vogel, who was less than two years removed from winning a championship.

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Origins of Laker Girls takes center stage with Paula Abdul on HBO's 'Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty'

Origins of Laker Girls takes center stage with Paula Abdul on HBO's 'Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty'

HBO’s “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty” gives basketball fans a dramatized look at the inner workings of the birth of the “Showtime” era of the Lakers. The series also serves as a reminder that “Showtime” extended beyond the four lines on the floor, setting a precedent that other franchises would soon follow.

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