Los Angeles Teams

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams defensive lineman Ethan Westbrooks, on his arrest over the weekend: "Its just a bad situation." Westbrooks, arrested for allegedly driving around with a stolen handgun in Kern County on Friday night, said Sean McVay spoke to him and told him the organization is supportive. Asked if he would play Sunday, Westbrooks said: "It's been normal so far. As far as Sunday, I honestly can't tell you."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The Lakers unveiled their new training center today before the start of training camp.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson added it's not his job to watch over or worry about what LaVar Ball says or does. Magic also has no concerns over Lonzo Ball's off the court activities like the Facebook show.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson added it's not his job to watch over or worry about what LaVar Ball says or does. Magic also has no concerns over Lonzo Ball's off the court activities like the Facebook show.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson said he has no concerns over LaVar Ball being outspoken. Says like with Lonzo, his office is always open to LaVar. The two have spoken often and Magic credits LaVar being a great parent and how much he loves his family.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC CB Jack Jones was named the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week after intercepting two passes in a 30-20 win against Cal on Saturday.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball says he will be wearing his Big Baller Brand shoes for sure in the season opener. Says he may still take the approach he had during summer league and wear other brands at times this season. Ball hasn't decided on that yet.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Clipper Darrell doing some not so undercover work for the Lakers' crosstown rival.

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

WSU running back Jamal Morrow, a SoCal native, is excited - but promises not over-excited - for USC on Friday night. He says he grew up more of a UCLA fan, but admits that, like most kids his age in his hometown, he idolized USC great Reggie Bush.

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Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Clipper Darrell is crashing Lakers media day. Says he thinks Lakers could have a better record than the Clippers this year.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The logo on the court for the South Bay Lakers. They will play home games at the Lakers training facility.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson says "this will be a breakout season" for Brandon Ingram. Magic believes Ingram and Lonzo Ball can form same connection and chemistry that he had with James Worthy.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson on Lonzo Ball: "We needed a leader and have one."

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Clipper Darrell was a surprise guest at Lakers Media Day.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Julius Randle echoes what many Lakers have said today about this past weekend in sports and President Trump -- the protests and actions were very positive and athletes are using their platforms to spread awareness and take a stand.

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Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Lonzo Ball posing for his Lakers headshots.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Brook Lopez says Lonzo Ball has been impressive and that the locker room is not worried about anything LaVar Ball may say or the added attention around the rookie. Lopez says if anyone knows the responsibility that comes with stardom, it's Ball.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Even Clipper Darrell showed up to Lakers media day to cover Lonzo Ball.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Brook Lopez says his back spasms are nothing serious. He's super excited about being a Laker and is trying "not to geek out."

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Magic Johnson and Lonzo Ball at Lakers Media Day.

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Lakers head coach Luke Walton says the team will keep a very close watch on Lonzo Ball's minutes this year. Don't want to overuse him as a rookie, even if they feel like they want to leave him out there.

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Pelinka on expectations for Lakers

Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka joins Mason and Ireland during Lakers Media Day to discuss how this young team has come together thus far and how he and Magic Johnson continue to rebuild the franchise.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Rob Pelinka says the Lakers front office made a mistake, learned from it and that he and Magic Johnson won't ever repeat that mistake again when asked about tampering with Pacers.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Rob Pelinka and Kantavious Caldwell-Pope both pointed out that Brandon Ingram has been very vocal in offseason workouts and could become a vocal leader for the young Lakers this season.