Kobe Bryant, LeBron James & Shaquille O’Neal Among 15 Current Or Former Lakers To Make ESPN Top 74 NBA Players All-Time List

In honor of the NBA’s 74th anniversary this year, ESPN released their list of the top 74 players of all time and…

Gary Payton: Lakers Planned To ‘Bring The Band Back’ Had They Won 2004 NBA Finals

The 2003-04 Los Angeles Lakers saw one of the greatest collections of talent on a single team in NBA history. In…

This Day In Lakers History: Nick Van Exel Outduels Gary Payton To Eliminate SuperSonics From NBA Playoffs

In the mid-1990s the Los Angeles Lakers were in a transition between the ‘Showtime’ era of the 1980s to the…

Lakers News: Gary Payton Details What Made Kobe Bryant Different From Others

The 2003-04 Los Angeles Lakers are one of the better collections of talent the NBA has ever seen. In an attempt to win…

Lakers News: LeBron James Passes Gary Payton For 9th On NBA All-Time Assists List

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James passed Seattle SuperSonics legend Gary Payton for ninth on the NBA’s all-time…

Lakers News: Barack Obama Thinks Gary Payton Made Michael Jordan Play More Like Kobe Bryant In 1996 NBA Finals

Game 2 of the 2019 NBA Finals was a huge matchup between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors as all eyes…

Gary Payton Says Jason Kidd Was First LeBron James Coming Out Of High School

No one had more attention or faced more pressure coming out of high school than LeBron James. The new Los Angeles…

Gary Payton Explains What Went Wrong With 2004 Lakers

The 2004 Los Angeles Lakers are often cited as the first NBA ‘Superteam’ as well as proof that bringing stars together…

Lakers News: Gary Payton Likes Lonzo Ball ‘A Lot,’ Compares Court Vision To Magic Johnson’s

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball had an up-and-down rookie season that was hampered by injury. Combined…

Lakers News: Gary Payton Lists Lonzo Ball Among Top-5 Defensive Point Guards

Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball has come under a lot of scrutiny for his offensive struggles this…