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Los Angeles Lakers: Frank Vogel’s case for Coach of the Year

Last season should have given everybody a reason to put respect on Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel’s name with all the different schemes drawn up to neutralize the best scorers in the association. Instead, most of the credit went to LeBron James and Anthony Davis, as it always does when two stars team-up. […] Los Angeles Lakers: Frank Vogel’s case for Coach of the Year - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Frank Vogel Opens Up On Passing Of Pacers Mentor Bobby ‘Slick’ Leonard

Former Los Angeles Lakers player and head coach Frank Vogel’s mentor Bobby “Slick” Leonard passed away at the age of 88...

The Salt Lake Tribune

Extremely short-handed Utah Jazz throw the kitchen sink out there in overtime loss to Lakers

Ahead of Saturday afternoon’s game, Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder was asked how — with leading scorer Donovan Mitchell, defensive centerpiece Rudy Gobert, All-Star guard Mike Conley, and bench stalwart Derrick Favors all sitting out — he planned to adjust.

ClutchPoints

Lakers’ Anthony Davis caught warming up amid positive injury news

On the day his team received good news on his impending return to action, Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis was spotted putting in some light work ahead of the game with the Boston Celtics on Thursday. Peep the clip below to see Davis casually nail a perimeter shot. According to Lakers head coach Frank […] The post Lakers’ Anthony Davis caught warming up amid positive injury news appeared first on ClutchPoints.

NESN.com

How Brad Stevens Feels About Fans Attending Celtics-Lakers Rivalry Game

The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers will take the floor at Staples Center in LA on Thursday night for the most recent rendition of the NBA’s greatest rivalry. And Celtics head coach Brad Stevens is just happy it will feel a little bit more normal than it did the last time the two teams […] The post How Brad Stevens Feels About Fans Attending Celtics-Lakers Rivalry Game appeared first on NESN.com.

Lakers Nation

Frank Vogel: Lakers’ Andre Drummond’s Toe Injury Worsened After Being Stepped On Against Nets

The Los Angeles Lakers didn't have Andre Drummond available in their loss to the Boston Celtics, but head coach Frank Vogel explained...

ClutchPoints

Marc Gasol channels Kobe Bryant in reaction to playing with dislocated finger

Marc Gasol channeled his inner Mamba Mentality on Thursday after the Los Angeles Lakers center dislocated his left finger against the Boston Celtics. Gasol gave Kobe Bryant flashbacks as he popped his finger back in place before returning and playing his heart out. After the tough 121-113 loss at home, Lakers coach Frank Vogel gave […] The post Marc Gasol channels Kobe Bryant in reaction to playing with dislocated finger appeared first on ClutchPoints.

NESN.com

Is Celtics’ Marcus Smart An All-Star-Caliber Player? Frank Vogel Thinks So

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel seems to agree with countless Boston Celtics fans when it comes to Marcus Smart. Then again, countless other Celtics fans probably will think Vogel has no idea what he’s talking about. It comes with one simple opinion that Vogel voiced prior to the Celtics’ win over the Lakers […] The post Is Celtics’ Marcus Smart An All-Star-Caliber Player? Frank Vogel Thinks So appeared first on NESN.com.

NESN.com

Robert Williams Injury: Brad Stevens Offers Update On Celtics Center

Boston Celtics center Robert Williams has been ruled out of Thursday night’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Williams was downgraded due to left knee soreness. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens offered a bit of an update during his pregame video conference. “He’s got a little swelling up around the upper-calf, behind his knee,” Stevens […] The post Robert Williams Injury: Brad Stevens Offers Update On Celtics Center appeared first on NESN.com.

NESN.com

Celtics Injury Report: Robert Williams Downgraded To Out Vs. Lakers

It looks like Robert Williams won’t be suiting up for the Boston Celtics. The third-year center was a late add to the injury report Thursday for their game against the Los Angeles Lakers. He’s since been ruled out. Williams has been dealing with some left knee soreness, and coach Brad Stevens has made it clear […] The post Celtics Injury Report: Robert Williams Downgraded To Out Vs. Lakers appeared first on NESN.com.

ClutchPoints

Lakers coach Frank Vogel reflects on heartbreaking passing of Slick Leonard

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel started his press conference on Tuesday by honoring former Indiana Pacers coach and broadcaster Bobby “Slick” Leonard. Leonard, who served the Pacers for 50 years, died on Tuesday at the age of 88.  In a tribute by the NBA, Leonard was described as a hard-nosed player, legendary coach […] The post Lakers coach Frank Vogel reflects on heartbreaking passing of Slick Leonard appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

RUMOR: Knicks look to poach member of LeBron James’ supporting cast in offseason

On their Monday night encounter, the New York Knicks had their eyes peeled as they observed a particular player of the Los Angeles Lakers not named LeBron James who is expected to make a significant buzz in the upcoming offseason. Head coach Tom Thibodeau and his staff are eyeing to make a run for Lakers […] The post RUMOR: Knicks look to poach member of LeBron James’ supporting cast in offseason appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

The inadvertent side effect of the Lakers’ Ben McLemore signing

At shootaround on Thursday, hours ahead of the Los Angeles Lakers’ gritty six-point loss to the Miami Heat at the AmericanAirlines Arena, head coach Frank Vogel challenged Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to have his biggest scoring night of the season. “I actually literally asked him to score 25 tonight,” Vogel said afterward. KCP responded to his coach’s […] The post The inadvertent side effect of the Lakers’ Ben McLemore signing appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers: Frank Vogel is doing a great job despite the injuries

When it comes to coaching, the Los Angeles Lakers have always tried to fill the position with someone who had a well-known name. Of course, that didn’t always work. Many people were expecting the Lakers to pick a big-name coach when they needed a new leader. After all, in the past, the position was held […] Los Angeles Lakers: Frank Vogel is doing a great job despite the injuries - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

Los Angeles Times

Lakers' Kentavious Caldwell-Pope accepts offensive challenge

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was challenged by Lakers coach Frank Vogel to become more of an offensive force. He had 28 points in narrow loss to the Heat.

ClutchPoints

Heat’s Bam Adebayo, Erik Spoelstra provide update on Victor Oladipo injury

Miami Heat fans held their breathe when Victor Oladipo came down hobbling midway through the fourth quarter of their 110-104 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Oladipo landed awkwardly and immediately grabbed his right knee. He left the game and quickly made his way back to the locker room. Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra mentioned […] The post Heat’s Bam Adebayo, Erik Spoelstra provide update on Victor Oladipo injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Lakers coach Frank Vogel’s mindset after Talen Horton-Tucker suspension

It was earlier reported that Talen-Horton Tucker has been identified as one of three players that have been slapped with suspensions by the league following their involvement in Tuesday’s melee. Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel has spoken up about the matter as he addresses his team’s current lack of warm bodies available. According […] The post Lakers coach Frank Vogel’s mindset after Talen Horton-Tucker suspension appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Nick Nurse’s hilarious plea to Raptors with depleted bench

The Toronto Raptors — or one could say, Tampa Raptors — are entering Thursday’s game versus the Chicago Bulls shorthanded, as coach Nick Nurse knows. This is all because of guard OG Anunoby’s flagrant foul on Dennis Schroder last Tuesday, which garnered multiple fines and suspensions from both the Raptors and Los Angeles Lakers players.  […] The post Nick Nurse’s hilarious plea to Raptors with depleted bench appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Marc Gasol’s frustration with Lakers explained by Raptors coach Nick Nurse

It’s no secret that Marc Gasol hasn’t exactly adjusted well to life with the Los Angeles Lakers. Gasol’s numbers this term have seen a significant dip from the last couple of seasons with the Toronto Raptors, and as it turns out, even his former coach in Nick Nurse is surprised by how Gasol hasn’t found […] The post Marc Gasol’s frustration with Lakers explained by Raptors coach Nick Nurse appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Lakers build big early lead, cruise past Raptors 110-101

The Los Angeles Lakers came out with "an angry, nasty defensive disposition," coach Frank Vogel said, two days after an embarrassing loss to the Clippers.

Inquisitr

NBA Rumors: LA Lakers Could Get Buddy Hield For Kyle Kuzma, Marc Gasol & Alfonso McKinnie In Proposed Trade

In the past months, rumors have been continuously swirling around Buddy Hield and his future with the Sacramento Kings. Hield may have found his way back to Coach Luke Walton's starting lineup in the 2020-21 NBA season but instead of improving his numbers, his statistics have shown a decline this year. In the 50 games he played, the 28-year-old shooting guard is averaging 16.5 points,4.5 rebounds, and 3.2 assists while shooting 39.7 percent from the field and 38.2 percent from beyond the arc, per ESPN.Lakers Could Emerge As A Potential Landing Spot For Buddy Hield In 2021 OffseasonAs of now,...

Los Angeles Times

Lakers injury updates: No timetable for LeBron James, AD return

The Lakers begin a trip Tuesday and return home April 15, but coach Frank Vogel said there's no telling when LeBron James or Anthony Davis will play.

ClutchPoints

Lakers center Andre Drummond’s current condition after worrisome toe injury

Andre Drummond’s missing toenail is far more than just a cosmetic concern, according to Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel. “He’s still having trouble putting his shoe on the first two days through it,” Vogel told reporters via Zoom, according to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin. “He’s just not there yet. He’s still in a great […] The post Lakers center Andre Drummond’s current condition after worrisome toe injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Kyle Kuzma’s ‘greatest’ contribution this season, according to Lakers coach Frank Vogel

Coming off of a win against a pesky Sacramento Kings team, the 4th place Los Angeles Lakers are running high. Of course, no one is probably running higher than the game’s high scorer, Kyle Kuzma (30 points on 11-18, 4-7 from three). The 30 points also marks Kuzma’s season high, earning him high praise from […] The post Kyle Kuzma’s ‘greatest’ contribution this season, according to Lakers coach Frank Vogel appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Roy Williams’ recruiting letter to Lakers assistant Jason Kidd discovered in wackiest place

North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams announced his retirement on Thursday as he concluded an illustrious coaching career in the collegiate ranks. Amid the recruitment wars over the past decades, the tenured mentor pitched his services to a ton of great talents including Jason Kidd who went on to have a Hall of […] The post Roy Williams’ recruiting letter to Lakers assistant Jason Kidd discovered in wackiest place appeared first on ClutchPoints.

OC Register

Lakers turn back to Marc Gasol with Andre Drummond injured

With their new acquisition hurt, Gasol and the team are in the awkward position of going back to the status quo after what Coach Frank Vogel acknowledged was a challenging conversation with the veteran.

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Frank Vogel Impressed With Andre Drummond’s Debut Before Injury

Andre Drummond made his Los Angeles Lakers debut on Wednesday night, and it was everything head coach Frank Vogel...

Lake Show Life

Why Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel should be coach of the year

Frank Vogel should be coach of the year for engineering the NBA’s best defense without LeBron James and Anthony Davis  Head coach Frank Vogel and the Los Angeles Lakers have defended their NBA Championship admirably this season. So admirably, the Lakers have given up the fewest points per possession in the entire NBA. For all the […] Why Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel should be coach of the year  - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

Frank Vogel says he's 'gotten really comfortable' with Jason Kidd | BS or Real Talk | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Kevin Arnovitz, Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin play "BS or Real Talk," reacting to Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel saying he's "gotten really comfortable" with assistant Jason Kidd as they enter the 2019-20 NBA season with LeBron J

Steve Kerr calls AD trade request 'bad for the league,' but it's not the first demand | The Jump

Jorge Sedano, Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin react to Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr calling the Anthony Davis trade request -- which got him sent from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers -- "bad for the league." #TheJump ✔

Kendrick Perkins: Steve Kerr’s Anthony Davis comments are ‘hypocritical’ | First Take

Kendrick Perkins calls out Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr for saying Anthony Davis forcing his way to the Los Angeles Lakers is “bad for the league.” #FirstTake ✔