Los Angeles Lakers

NBA agent Rich Paul
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Nick Friar
June 12, 2019 - 11:35 am
In case it wasn’t already abundantly clear, Rich Paul left no room for speculation: Anthony Davis does not want to play for the Celtics long-term. Now dubbed “The King Maker” by Sports Illustrated, Davis’ agent told S.L. Price he’s given the Celtics fair warning about the situation. “They can trade...
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Alex Reimer
May 29, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Imagine you are ESPN senior writer Baxter Holmes. Your two-year investigation into the dysfunction of the Lakers just went live, featuring dozens of interviews with high-level league executives and team staffers. The piece, which probably took thousands of hours to put together, paints the...
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Alex Reimer
April 10, 2019 - 11:40 am
Magic Johnson abruptly stepped down as president of basketball operations for the Lakers Tuesday because he says he didn’t enjoy the job. He didn’t like keeping his professional distance from players and loathed making the impersonal business decisions that executives are often tasked with making...
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Alex Reimer
April 09, 2019 - 10:54 am
Kyrie Irving forced his way out of Cleveland because he says he was desperate to free himself from LeBron James’ shadow. But two years later, the mercurial Celtics guard might once again be interested in riding LeBron’s coattails. Irving is expected to grant the Lakers an interview in free agency...
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Alex Reimer
March 05, 2019 - 11:44 am
Kyrie Irving isn’t the only petulant NBA superstar receiving some comeuppance for orchestrating a big-time move he now appears to regret. His good pal LeBron James –– at least according to their recent highly publicized phone conversation –– is experiencing it as well. And even worse, LeBron’s...
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Alex Reimer
February 18, 2019 - 1:04 pm
At the risk of sounding like a curmudgeon, all of this Kyrie-LeBron stuff is really starting to get annoying. Irving is toying with the fans he once promised he would re-sign with the Celtics. That’s not cool. Despite missing the last two-and-a-half games with a knee injury, Irving suited up for...
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