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Lakers News: Karl-Anthony Towns ‘Is Way Better’ Than Andrew Bynum

About 10 years ago, the Los Angeles Lakers selected center Andrew Bynum out of St. Joseph High School with the 10th overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft. The seven-footer was thought to be the next great big man for the Lakers and actually had some success in Los Angeles helping the team win two consecutive NBA titles until being traded for Dwight Howard in 2012. -- Think You Know Everything About Kobe Bryant ...

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Lakers News: GM Mitch Kupchak Addresses Tom Thibodeau Rumors

Heading into the off-season, all the attention is on the NBA Draft and free agency for the Los Angeles Lakers. With three draft picks and ample cap space, the storied franchise looks to take the next step in their rebuilding process. -- Think You Know Everything About Kobe Bryant? Take The Ultimate Kobe Quiz! -- With reports of the Chicago Bulls likely parting ways with head coach Tom Thibodeau after being ...

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Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak Says Trading No. 2 Pick ‘An Option’

After two difficult seasons where the Los Angeles Lakers failed to make the playoffs, the storied franchise landed the No. 2 at the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday. With three picks (including the 27th and 34th) at the NBA Draft on June 25, there is great optimism moving forward. -- Think You Know Everything About Kobe Bryant? Take The Ultimate Kobe Quiz! -- While all the discussion is focused on Karl-Anthony ...

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2015 NBA Draft: Jahlil Okafor ‘I Don’t Know That I Should Go No. 1′

The Los Angeles Lakers will have the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft and are in a great position to land a game-changing player. Now the debate heats up about whether Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor should be the top pick on June 25 and which player will end up in Los Angeles. -- Think You Know Everything About Kobe Bryant? Take The Ultimate Kobe Quiz! -- The Minnesota Timberwolves own the top ...

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Kobe Bryant On Lakers Having No. 2 Pick: ‘Don’t Mess It Up’

The Los Angeles Lakers finally received some good news on Tuesday with the team being awarded the second overall pick in the upcoming 2015 NBA Draft. After the news broke of the Lakers set to draft in the second position on June 25, Kobe Bryant took to Twitter to comically express his feelings about the team getting lucky in the draft lottery. -- Think You Know Everything About Kobe Bryant? Take The Ultimat ...

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NBA Draft Rumors: Jahlil Okafor Wants To Be Selected By The Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers were extremely fortunate on Tuesday, moving up in the NBA Draft Lottery from their fourth slot, winning the second overall pick for next month's NBA Draft. -- Think You Know Everything About Kobe Bryant? Take The Ultimate Kobe Quiz! -- Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns are looked at as the top two prospects with most having Towns at the top spot. That could be a g ...

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INSTAGRAM: Lakers Fan Flea Ecstatic About Draft Lottery Results

Before head coach Byron Scott let it be known that he'd be the one representing the Los Angeles Lakers during the NBA Draft lottery, Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist and die-hard fan, Flea, said he love to represent the team on May 19. -- Think You Know Everything About Kobe Bryant? Take The Ultimate Kobe Quiz! -- Many Lakers fans were pulling for Flea to represent the team, but Coach Scott assumed the respon ...

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INSTAGRAM: Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak Pops Champagne After Draft Lottery

After months of anxiety and waiting, the Los Angeles Lakers brass can rest easy with the team now owning the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. The storied franchise is in an ideal position with the team likely getting one of the two best players in the draft on June 25. -- Think You Know Everything About Kobe Bryant? Take The Ultimate Kobe Quiz! -- Although Mitch Kupchak has a lot of work ahead wit ...

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TWITTER: Kobe Bryant Says ‘Only Right’ Lakers Got 2nd Overall Pick

The Los Angeles Lakers officially own the rights to the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. After surprisingly moving up in the draft and avoiding lose their pick to the Philadelphia 76ers, Kobe Bryant took to Twitter to express his thoughts on the process. In classic Kobe fashion, the five-time NBA champion said the following about getting the second overall pick in June's draft: We played like crap ...

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NBA Draft Lottery: Lakers Land 2015 No. 2 Overall Pick

After finishing the 2014-15 NBA season with the worst record in franchise history, it appears the Los Angeles Lakers can continue their rebuild on a good note. The Lakers entered Tuesday's NBA Draft Lottery with the forth best odds to land the first overall pick at 11.9 percent and additionally needed to avoid two teams jumping ahead of them. The results were announced on an ESPN broadcast before the Wester ...

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