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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Jarred Vanderbilt to miss 3rd straight Lakers game with new injury

Jarred Vanderbilt reportedly is dealing with soreness in his heel, and the

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Iman Shumpert gets real on why Russell Westbrook’s failed tenure on Lakers wasn’t his fault

Russell Westbrook took a lion’s share of the criticism for the Los

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LeBron James gets crucified on social media after publicly expressing thoughts on Israel-Hamas war

LeBron James is receiving some harsh backlash and criticism on social media

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NBA executive pegs Austin Reaves as ‘top breakout candidate’ for this season

Austin Reaves has impressed in his first two seasons with the Los

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Lakers get disrespected in latest ESPN win projections

The Los Angles Lakers are expected to be an improved team and

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Report: 4 young Lakers have been ‘standouts’ thus far in scrimmages

The Los Angeles Lakers have superstars at the top of their lineup,

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Report: 3 candidates emerging for final starting spot for Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly have four of the five players for

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Anthony Davis makes promise to LeBron James ahead of 2023-24 Lakers season

Anthony Davis is saying he plans to not leave it all on

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Report: Lakers have new plan for LeBron James in terms of minutes and workload

LeBron James reportedly will have his playing time load managed more than

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Austin Reaves recalls the exact moment he knew that LeBron James trusted him to run the offense

Austin Reaves has become one of the Los Angeles Lakers’ most important

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