Lakers Nation News And Rumors Recap: L.A Keeps On Winning

Lakers Nation News And Rumors Recap: L.A Keeps On Winning

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The Los Angeles Lakers won their fourth straight game, in dramatic fashion, on Sunday night. D’Angelo Russell, who was playing after his grandmother had passed away, hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Lakers over the Timberwolves. The victory ensured that the Lakers cannot pass the Suns for the second-worst record in the NBA.

The Lakers, who currently have a 46.9 percent chance at a top 3 pick, can only improve their chances if they were to lose their final two games and the Suns win their final game. The two teams would then end with the same record and split the odds of keeping a Top-3 pick.

While the Lakers end of season run may end up costing them the pick, it has been great to see the youth make strides. The Lakers are openly tanking, and yet have still found a way to win four games in a row. At this point, all we can do is pray the basketball gods reward the players for not tanking.

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Lakers News

Lakers keep final practice session of the season on the light side – LA Times

Lakers jockeying with Suns for draft position – LA Times

The Lakers Are the Real-Life NBA Version of ‘Major League’ – The Ringer

Lakers choose to win now instead of future – LA Daily News

LOOK: Lakers fans outraged their team keeps winning; players defend not tanking – CBS Sports

Tyler Ennis hopes Lakers retain him in free agency – OCRegister

D’Angelo Russell’s winner comes at best time for Lakers, but also the worst – ESPN

NBA News

Giannis Antetokounmpo matches a legend as he ascends among NBA’s elite – Sporting News

Michigan’s Moritz Wagner, D.J. Wilson declare for NBA Draft – Sporting News

Khris Middleton Is (Secretly) One of the Best Players in the NBA – The Ringer

NBA disagrees with LeBron over sixth foul – ESPN

The Upcoming Privacy Battle Over Wearables in the NBA – The Atlantic

Ducks’ Tyler Dorsey to sign with agent, enter NBA draft – ESPN

Milwaukee’s Thon Maker well ahead on NBA development – ESPN