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The biggest sports controversies of 2019

We took a look back at the most controversial sports stories of 2019. These stories ranged from on-field fights, off-the-field conflicts, to the politics surrounding sports. Take a look back at the stories that dominated the sports world this year below. Visi…

lakers - Business Insider
8:38am PST - December 2nd, 2019

B/R NBA Digest: Can Anyone Stop LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the LA Lakers?

As the 2019-20 NBA season reaches the quarter pole, the title chase still feels relatively wide-open. But the qualifying adverb there comes courtesy of the Los Angeles Lakers...

lakers - Bleacher Report
11:46pm PST - November 28th, 2019

Lakers Rumors: Latest on Andre Iguodala Trade After Being Linked to Mavericks

Although the Los Angeles Lakers are not-so-patiently holding out for Andre Iguodala , each passing report diminishes the hopes of adding the former NBA Finals MVP...

lakers - Bleacher Report
8:00am PST - November 28th, 2019

Kyle Kuzma: Pelicans Fans Should Boo Their Own Team After Anthony Davis Drops 41

New Orleans Pelicans fans booed Los Angeles Lakers big man Anthony Davis upon his return to the city where he spent the first seven seasons of his NBA career...

lakers - Bleacher Report
10:31pm PST - November 27th, 2019

Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on Andre Iguodala and LeBron Wanting Carmelo Anthony

It's Thanksgiving week in America, and the Los Angeles Lakers have plenty for which to be thankful. Their gamble on the Anthony Davis and LeBron James partnership appears to be ...

lakers - Bleacher Report
8:00am PST - November 25th, 2019

Lakers News: Pelicans' Josh Hart Called Ex-Teammates, Staff to Clear Air

New Orleans Pelicans ' Josh Hart said Sunday night that he called several members of the Los Angeles Lakers to clear the air after he made critical comments about the organization during an episode of his podcast in September...

lakers - Bleacher Report
6:41am PST - November 25th, 2019

Dwyane Wade and wife Gabrielle Union went berserk courtside after big plays from son Zaire Wade and Bronny James in their first high school game

Dwyane Wade and wife Gabrielle Union got out of their seats and enthusiastically cheered for Bronny James and Zaire Wade during their first high school basketball game at Sierra Canyon. The Los Angeles Lakers had a game that day, so LeBron James streamed the …

lakers - Business Insider
5:23pm PST - November 24th, 2019

Andre Iguodala Rumors: Lakers, Clippers, Rockets Told Grizzlies Won't Buy out SF

Andre Iguodala hasn't played for the Memphis Grizzlies , but the team isn't going to let him leave for nothing. Adrian Wojnarowski explained on ESPN's NBA Countdown that the Grizzlies are going to wait for a trade...

lakers - Bleacher Report
9:27am PST - November 24th, 2019

LeBron James Drops 30 to Power Lakers Past Grizzlies as Ja Morant Shines Again

The Los Angeles Lakers won their 14th game in 15 attempts as they beat the host Memphis Grizzlies 109-108 on Saturday at FedExForum. The 14-2 Lakers, who own the NBA 's best record, have won seven straight...

lakers - Bleacher Report
7:42pm PST - November 23rd, 2019

Lakers' DeMarcus Cousins' Harassment Case Dismissed After Charges Dropped

The harassment charges against Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins have been dropped. Cousins' attorney, Moshae Donald, told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski the third-degree ...

lakers - Bleacher Report
1:35pm PST - November 22nd, 2019

Carmelo Anthony Says Jared Dudley 'Wasn't Keeping a Roster Spot from Me'

Newly signed Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony shot down a narrative regarding Los Angeles Lakers bench player Jared Dudley on Friday...

lakers - Bleacher Report
8:28am PST - November 22nd, 2019

Lakers Rumors: Carmelo Anthony Had LeBron James' 'Blessing' to Sign with LA

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James reportedly gave the front office his "blessing" to sign Carmelo Anthony during the offseason, but the team chose to go in a different direction...

lakers - Bleacher Report
8:19am PST - November 22nd, 2019

Magic Johnson lauds LeBron James, says he's 'playing as well as I've ever seen him play'

At the 29th Annual Achilles Gala — a celebration of disabled athletes through Cigna and Achilles International — Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson spoke about how impressed he's been with LeBron James this season. "Right now — this season — he's playing…

lakers - Business Insider
2:26pm PST - November 21st, 2019

Paul George Says He 'Wanted' 2017 Trade to Spurs to Team Up with Kawhi Leonard

Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George says the San Antonio Spurs were his top choice when he requested a trade from the Indiana Pacers in 2017 because he wanted to play with current Clippers teammate Kawhi Leonard...

lakers - Bleacher Report
8:11am PST - November 20th, 2019

Lakers' Danny Green Tweets He Was Drug-Tested After Putback Dunk vs. Hawks

Los Angeles Lakers guard Danny Green just learned there can be downsides to making highlight-reel plays. Green got the Staples Center crowd—and the internet—hyped on...

lakers - Bleacher Report
3:17pm PST - November 18th, 2019

Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on Andre Iguodala Pursuit, Aron Baynes

The rumors surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers and their interest in shooting guard Andre Iguodala just won't go away. This isn't altogether surprising as the Lakers' depth is questionable and Iguodala is expected to be available at some point...

lakers - Bleacher Report
8:00am PST - November 18th, 2019

Watch LeBron James high five himself after he's left hanging

LeBron James, NBA superstar and GOAT contender, was left hanging on the bench Sunday night when the Lakers faced off against the Atlanta Hawks. James didn't seem bothered, but there's surprisingly a lot happening in this little three-second clip. SEE ALSO: NB…

lakers - Mashable
7:28am PST - November 18th, 2019

LeBron James compared himself to Tom Brady after being asked how he wants to end his career

LeBron James doesn't plan on retiring any time soon. Asked about his plans for the final years of his career, James said he didn't have any at the moment, and compared himself to Tom Brady, saying both would likely play as long as they possibly could. James s…

lakers - Business Insider
4:15pm PST - November 15th, 2019

Lakers News: Avery Bradley to Be Re-Evaluated in 1-2 Weeks After Leg Injury

Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley has been diagnosed with a hairline fracture in a non-weight bearing bone of his right leg after undergoing an MRI on Thursday, according to ESPN's Dave McMenamin ...

lakers - Bleacher Report
9:25am PST - November 15th, 2019

Michael Bloomberg is reportedly planning to run for president. Here's how the 8th-richest person in the US and former NYC mayor makes and spends his $52 billion fortune.

REUTERS/Brian Snyder Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has a net worth of $52.4 billion, according to Forbes. On November 7, The New York Times reported that Bloomberg is making a late entrance into the 2020 Democratic primary field. The billionair…

lakers - Business Insider
6:56am PST - November 11th, 2019

LeBron James sent a taco truck to the base camp of first responders fighting the California wildfires

LeBron James sent a taco truck to first responders fighting the Getty Fire in California. James had tweeted that he and his family had to evacuate their LA home on Monday morning because of the fire. James on Tuesday told reporters that he appreciated the bra…

lakers - Business Insider
2:13pm PDT - October 29th, 2019

Stronger winds whip California fires as power cut and homes evacuated

Wind-driven wildfires burned largely uncontrolled in tinder-dry California early on Tuesday, as firefighters battled blazes threatening thousands of homes in a race against time with even stronger gusts expected later.

lakers - Reuters
3:28am PDT - October 29th, 2019

With California Ablaze, Firefighters Strain to Keep Up

While crews tried to save homes from the Getty fire near Los Angeles, other workers cleared the ground around the Kincade fire in Sonoma County.

lakers - The New York Times
5:12pm PDT - October 28th, 2019

Celebrities flee fire threatening wealthy Los Angeles neighborhoods

A fast-moving, middle-of-the-night wildfire disrupted some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Los Angeles as flames threatened mega-mansions and forced celebrities out of their homes early on Monday.

lakers - Reuters
12:13pm PDT - October 28th, 2019

AD sparks Lakers as center: 'Don't mind doing it'

Lakers coach Frank Vogel moved Anthony Davis from the 4 to the 5 at halftime Friday, sparking a 95-86 win over the Jazz in which Davis had 21 points, 7 rebounds, 5 blocks, 2 steals and 2 assists.

lakers - ESPN
12:42am PDT - October 26th, 2019

With the Lakers set to sign Dwight Howard, who is the most appealing free agent center still on the board? Join our discussion here: https://t.co/PsKdziOkgc

Hoops Rumors (@HoopsRumors)
10:37am PDT - August 26th, 2019

AD to Lakers would be like if prime Calvin Johnson was sent to Green Bay today w/ the Packers cutting some good offensive linemen + some secondary guys to afford him Would they win a title? I wouldnt bet on it but I'd watch every fucking game and the highlights would be unreal

Elite Bored (@BallThen)
10:37am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @TroIISports: Luis Suarez’s reaction to Messi’s son Mateo celebrating Real Betis’s first goal against Barcelona is priceless https://t…

Fr♤nci$c0 (@Lakers_Fd)
10:37am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Dwight Howard Will Be Great For The Lakers, Off the BENCH Not Starting https://t.co/7QOXApbolH via @YouTube

Blunt Talk With LT (@BluntTalkWithLT)
10:37am PDT - August 26th, 2019

How tf are Philly and Milwaukee above us dawg? Everybody hates the Lakers, but it’s all good, we got something for y’all. https://t.co/3BvNLooDRH

TheAudacity (@IBeenToldYall)
10:36am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @JustRyCole: Y’all worry about Lakers fans more than Lakers fans worry about the Lakers. https://t.co/nPNLqzb5Uv

abrdolf lincler (@chritian47)
10:36am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Lakers 4th?! Hahaha their roster is gonna be in the next Uncle Drew film. https://t.co/gBh9E9KZm3

Wyatt Slurp (@WacPatty)
10:35am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @anthonyVslater: A look at the Chase Center scoreboard. No AD in Lakers starting lineup. Klay in for Warriors at small forward. https://…

(@artomatik)
10:35am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @anthonyVslater: A look at the Chase Center scoreboard. No AD in Lakers starting lineup. Klay in for Warriors at small forward. https://…

Renato (@RPMSports18)
10:35am PDT - August 26th, 2019
RT @KingJosiah54: “Lakers sign Dwight Howard”

Kawhi and Clippers: https://t.co/tAMIjWZm1X

RT @KingJosiah54: “Lakers sign Dwight Howard” Kawhi and Clippers: https://t.co/tAMIjWZm1X

SpencerDaArtist: UnApOloGetiCaLLy_BlAcK (@SpencerElArtisT)
10:35am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Fort Frances Lakers to host 2020 @CJHL_DHC https://t.co/dnvdIjQwvC #DHC2020

Fort Frances Lakers (@FF_Lakers)
10:35am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @LakersSBN: Dwight Howard can fit in better for the Lakers this time if he just focuses on three main things. @ali_behpoornia broke down…

Los AnKlebrEakeRS (@anklebrea_King)
9:29am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @LakersSBN: Dwight Howard will reportedly “compete” with JaVale McGee to be the Lakers’ starting center this year. https://t.co/M3DY1IBs…

haj (@almightyhaj)
9:28am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Lakers over Philly in 6* https://t.co/hDdg8jhxFB

Hussle Way (@NoFloppin)
9:28am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @tonysands24: Joining the The Tony Sands Show https://t.co/dDMf0Pddp7 from 8-9pm est. @Oyo_picasso @Maurice24735160 at 830 talking hotte…

BBS Radio (@BBSRadio)
9:28am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Okay I’m a lakers fan and even I don’t think they have a better chance than the warriors. https://t.co/SIztiJbT5u

Maran (@_marans)
9:28am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Survivor of Lakers/Clippers https://t.co/jkebFFoYjC

CWill (@CDWill321)
9:28am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Lmaooo lakers in 5 https://t.co/QZ15piKnUp

D£V (@_thatniggaDEV)
9:28am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @JustRyCole: Y’all worry about Lakers fans more than Lakers fans worry about the Lakers. https://t.co/nPNLqzb5Uv

Crystal ♡ (@cryssy24)
9:27am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Lakers in the conference finals in 5 or 6. You won’t get a dud of a game from AD or LeBron but PG will have 1 or 2 games that are simply mind boggling. https://t.co/g1jnZlpoAb

Clutch (@ImHiClutch)
9:27am PDT - August 26th, 2019

img 671886 carmelo to lakers carmelo to lakers https://t.co/719KRRO0CX

joko_pinterno (@joko_pinterno)
9:27am PDT - August 26th, 2019
James and Davis may be the best in this new era of tandem stars. It's harder to imagine Howard, Bradley, Green, or Rondo tilting a playoff game in the year 2020.

@RealBobManning weighs in on the Lakers' supporting cast after Dwight returns: ... https://t.co/iYgoAWGijM

James and Davis may be the best in this new era of tandem stars. It's harder to imagine Howard, Bradley, Green, or Rondo tilting a playoff game in the year 2020. @RealBobManning weighs in on the Lakers' supporting cast after Dwight returns: ... https://t.co/iYgoAWGijM

CLNS Media Network (@CLNSMedia)
9:27am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @ali_behpoornia: If Dwight Howard has truly matured this time and his ego is gone, he’ll know the Lakers need him to do three things thi…

Alex Regla (@AlexmRegla)
9:27am PDT - August 26th, 2019
RT @Lakers: That time Kobe: A thread https://t.co/3LqPlFCRLi

RT @Lakers: That time Kobe: A thread https://t.co/3LqPlFCRLi

Leticia Gonzalez (@leticiaadrianaa)
11:42pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @Lakers: That time Kobe: A thread https://t.co/3LqPlFCRLi

RT @Lakers: That time Kobe: A thread https://t.co/3LqPlFCRLi

robert (@robertallen_ss)
11:42pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @Trevor_Lane: Dwight Howard vs JaVale McGee- Digging deep to break down which player should be the Lakers' starting center https://t.co/…

Lakers Nation (@LakersNation)
11:42pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Best lakers Stan? — Can’t pick. WAY too many goats. @PrimeTimeKuz @LALPrime GODZO! Everyone in GBE Keef Chat (Rip Godzo) and a LOT more I can’t think of. https://t.co/gXsGHI29ZN

BeanElite (@BeanElite)
11:42pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Dwight Howard vs JaVale McGee- Digging deep to break down which player should be the Lakers' starting center https://t.co/0RkYGOzox5 #SportsCastr

Trevor Lane (@Trevor_Lane)
11:41pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Who y’all think is better. Lakers or Clippers

ıllıllı ησαн ıllıllı (@Superior_N)
11:40pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @86aus_: I need @Lakers basketball back like rn

Scott (@_ScottyyC)
11:40pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

On this week's pod for @UCastStudios, I share my concerns about the Lakers bringing back Dwight Howard while explaining why I'm still a bit optimistic of his fit with the team this time around. https://t.co/q5OHD5S7wh

Gary Kester (@garykester)
11:40pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @vkillem: This man was afraid to join the Lakers because of the scrutiny LeBron’s teammates get. https://t.co/vSJkNVOFYF

Matt (@baracho316)
11:39pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @Lakers: That time Kobe balled in one glove after breaking his hand. https://t.co/wEeAKL9sPd

RT @Lakers: That time Kobe balled in one glove after breaking his hand. https://t.co/wEeAKL9sPd

Friscos (@friscoeltatatwa)
11:37pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @Lakers: That time Kobe: A thread https://t.co/3LqPlFCRLi

RT @Lakers: That time Kobe: A thread https://t.co/3LqPlFCRLi

Fun Guy ♍️ (@_Future_jr)
11:37pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @nitzbluv: The way Lakers fans talk themselves into literally any decision their franchise makes is inspiring

Buj (@SamOkwara)
11:37pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Smoking purple, Lakers purple.

Honeyღ (@foreverpatt)
11:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @nitzbluv: The way Lakers fans talk themselves into literally any decision their franchise makes is inspiring

Aksel Asadourian (@Aksel_Asa)
11:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @Lakers: That time Kobe: A thread https://t.co/3LqPlFCRLi

RT @Lakers: That time Kobe: A thread https://t.co/3LqPlFCRLi

Marti (@MartiAngeles_)
11:35pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @vkillem: This man was afraid to join the Lakers because of the scrutiny LeBron’s teammates get. https://t.co/vSJkNVOFYF

↻☾ Frank (@LILFRANKVERT)
11:34pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @Lakers: That time Kobe: A thread https://t.co/3LqPlFCRLi

RT @Lakers: That time Kobe: A thread https://t.co/3LqPlFCRLi

Eveline Morales-Sierra (@evelinemoraless)
11:33pm PDT - August 25th, 2019