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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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Kobe Bryant Told Karl-Anthony Towns ‘Keep Working Hard’ Back In 2012

The 2015 NBA Draft will take place next month with the Los Angeles Lakers potentially having the opportunity to draft one of the best college basketball players available. If the Lakers own the first or second pick overall, Los Angeles will likely have the chance to draft possibly the most talented player in the draft. Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns is getting a lot of buzz for being possibly the top pick in ...

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Mitch Kupchak: It May Be ‘A Little Much’ To Add Three Rookies In Draft

The Los Angeles Lakers will soon find out the fate of their the top-five protected draft pick. As long as two teams don't jump ahead of the Lakers in the NBA Draft Lottery, the team will hold on to that pick, giving them the chance to add another major piece in a much anticipated draft. -- Think You Know Everything About Kobe Bryant? Take The Ultimate Kobe Quiz! -- If the Lakers are fortunate enough to keep ...

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