Lonzo Ball says he's "thankful" that rap superstar Jay-Z bought three pairs of the Big Baller Brand's ZO2 shoes.
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Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer
BTW, Pacers initiated this tampering investigation around the draft. We're just learning of it now.
Andy and Brian Kamenetzky discuss expectations for Lonzo Ball, NBA players staying political, teen movies and Behind The Music.
The Indiana Pacers charged the Los Angeles Lakers with tampering over Paul George, but what will the NBA do about it? How has the NBA handled tampering recently?
Magic Johnson is at the center of an NBA investigation into the possibility of impermissible contact between the Lakers and four-time All-Star Paul George, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne.
Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer
Sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that the Pacers filed tampering charges against the Lakers on possible impermissible contact between Magic Johnson and Paul George. The NBA states that "the Lakers have been cooperative and, at this point, no findings have been made."
LaVar Ball comments on the comparison between Lonzo Ball and Jason Kidd, his shooting contest against Ice Cube, Lonzo's off-season routine and LiAngelo's impact at UCLA.
Simmons leading the pack in ROY odds
Ben Simmons, the No. 1 pick in the 2016 draft, missed all of last season due to a foot injury. That qualifies him to be considered a rookie in 2017-18. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook gives the Sixers foward the best chance to win the Rookie of the Year award this season.
Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball opened as the 9-5 favorite to win NBA Rookie of the Year at William Hill's Nevada sportsbook, but Westgate SuperBook went with Sixers forward Ben Simmons as the favorite at 5-2.
Despite LaVar Ball's guarantee, our panel does not see the Lakers making the playoffs this season. But they should improve enough to not gift a top-five pick to Boston or Philadelphia.
ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski joins The Morning Show to talk about the rumored meeting between LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, the likelihood Kyrie joins the Clippers, and realistic expectations for the Lakers.
Tommy Hawkins, who was Notre Dame's first black All-American in basketball and went on to play 10 years in the NBA, died Wednesday at age 80.
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Statement from Lakers' CEO & Controlling Owner Jeanie Buss on the passing of former Laker Tommy Hawkins:
Is there any way the Clippers can land Kyrie? Plus, Ramona Shelburne talks about the possibility of LeBron James coming to L.A. and which two players could join him in 2018.
Mike Trudell and Andy Kamenetzky look over the the Los Angeles Lakers' schedule and explain how many games the Lakers may have a shot at winning. Plus, Trudell explains why he doesn't like the Sammy Watkins trade.
Jorge Sedano talks to Sam Esfandiari of Warriorsworld.com, along with Nick Sciria and James Holas of Bballbreakdown.com about the NBA schedule release, the latest in the Kyrie Irving saga, the origins of "Meet me in Temecula" and much more.
Are Cavaliers operating as if LeBron is already gone? What is the best possible deal for Kyrie Irving? Plus, NBA Front Office Insider Amin Elhassan talks about the over/under for Laker wins this upcoming season.
If you are starting an NBA franchise with one player, is it Kobe or LeBron? Could Lonzo Ball be the first ever Lakers Rookie Of The Year? Plus, the Battle of L.A. is on opening night at Staples Center and Allen Sliwa has a preview.
The Lakers schedule is released and Allen Sliwa picks out some of the bigger games to look forward to. Plus, Jordan Schultz from Yahoo Sports calls in to talk about the 2017-2018 Lakers upcoming season.
Laker fans will get their first look at Lonzo Ball in "real action" on Thursday, Oct. 19 vs. the Clippers. The Lakers' first meeting with the Warriors will be at Staples Center on Wednesday, Nov. 29.