Lakers Nation News And Rumors Recap: Paul George “Hell-Bent” On Coming To L.A.
Nba News: All-nba Teams Will Be Announced Before Draft
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Another week, another Paul George to Los Angeles rumor. This time it was Sam Amick of USA Today reporting that George is “hell bent” on joining the Lakers, whether through trade or free agency in 2018.

While these rumors linking George to LA are nice for Lakers fans to hear, it’s important to remember that they are just rumors. The Lakers have been consistently linked to other star NBA players in recent years, with none of those coming to fruition.

George may have his eyes on Los Angeles, but if the Pacers are able to right the ship and compete in the East, they will always be favorites to keep their perennial All-Star. On top of that, if George is selected to one of the All-NBA teams the Pacers will be able to offer him a super-max that no other team can match.

All the signs point to George becoming a Laker at some point, however, it may be more difficult than some assume.

Lakers Nation News

Thunder GM Sam Presti ‘Hopeful’ Russell Westbrook Wants To Stay In Oklahoma City

NBA Rumors: Chris Paul Expected To Re-Sign With Clippers, Blake Griffin Less Certain

NBA Rumors: Paul Millsap To Opt Out Of Contract With Atlanta Hawks

Kobe Bryant Pays Tribute To Newly-Retired Paul Pierce

NBA Playoffs Highlights: Another Early Exit For Clippers; Celtics Take Game 1 Over Wizards

Lakers Podcast: Paul George Rumors, Lonzo Ball No.1?, & Why Clippers Can’t Catch Lakers In Los Angeles

Pacers Coach Nate McMillan Plans For Paul George To ‘Be Back’ With Indiana Next Year

Can Magic Johnson And Rob Pelinka Lure Free Agents To The Lakers?

UCLA’s Lonzo Ball Expected To Miss NBA Draft Combine

Lakers Must Carefully Evaluate Assets In Any Paul George Trade

Lakers Rumors: Paul George ‘Hell-Bent’ On Coming To L.A?

Metta World Peace Enrolls At UCLA, Insists NBA Playing Career Isn’t Over

Lakers Podcast: How Lonzo Ball Would Fit In Los Angeles

Lakers News

Kobe Bryant’s 11-Year-Old Daughter Has Perfected Her Dad’s Turn Around Jumper – UPROXX

Future outlook: Lakers vs Timberwolves – CBS Sports

Paul George Only Talked Scenarios Of Staying With Pacers During Exit Meeting – Real GM

Drawing on Kobe’s hoops life: Ex-Laker debuts animated short – NY Daily News

Lakers attraction tugs at George – Sporting News

NBA News

ESPN hires NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski from Yahoo just days after layoffs – USA Today

Look At All These Crazy Stats From This NBA Season – Deadspin

Warriors not expecting ailing Steve Kerr to return for remainder of NBA playoffs – CBS Sports

Sources: Lonzo Ball won’t attend draft combine, might be joined by lottery prospects – ESPN

Rumor Central: With Clippers out of playoffs, Carmelo Anthony speculation starts up again – ESPN

Can Anyone In The East Slow LeBron’s Cavs? – Sports Illustrated

Pacers officially announce Larry Bird stepping down – Indy Star

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