Mike Battaglino

Mike is a veteran journalist who has covered the NBA for almost three decades. He remembers the birth of "Showtime" and has always admired the star power the Lakers have brought to the game.
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‘Stop the B.S.’: Stephen A. Smith calls out LeBron, warns not to trust him regarding Lakers coaching search

LeBron James reportedly is not involved in the Los Angeles Lakers’ search

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Report: NBA sources unsure who would be willing to pay D’Angelo Russell if Magic aren’t

The future of D’Angelo Russell is one of many things the Los

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Report: Lakers will try to sign D’Angelo Russell to big one-year deal to make him easier to trade

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly may have a plan to re-sign D’Angelo

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Report: Lakers tried to trade D’Angelo Russell at trade deadline

The Los Angeles Lakers might have had a very different look --

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Report: Underutilization of Max Christie was part of disconnect within Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly would like to bring back reserve Max

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Shannon Sharpe-Shaquille O’Neal feud escalates after clapback from NFL legend

Shannon Sharpe has fired back at Shaquille O’Neal in a biting back-and-forth

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Anthony Davis claims he won’t ever win DPOY: ‘The league doesn’t like me’

Anthony Davis seems to have begrudgingly come to terms with the idea

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Lakers list 6 players on injury report ahead of Game 1 vs. Nuggets

LeBron James (left ankle peroneal tendinopathy) and Anthony Davis (low back soreness)

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