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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NBA insider thinks LeBron will opt out of Lakers deal, seek no-trade clause

LeBron James has some significant decisions to make about his future following

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D’Angelo Russell on playing with Kobe Bryant: ‘The language he spoke was foreign to me’

D’Angelo Russell is reflecting on his time as a Los Angeles Lakers

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Dwyane Wade’s public reaction to D’Angelo Russell setting new 3-point record with Lakers

D’Angelo Russell just established a new Los Angeles Lakers record for 3-pointers

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Ex-Lakers big man goes off on Patrick Beverley for putting him on list of ‘whitest-blackest’ guys

Mo Bamba and Patrick Beverley are connected thanks to their being in

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Paul Pierce says LeBron James is hogging the ball too much: ‘He needs to take a step back’

Paul Pierce said it’s time for LeBron James to take a step

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Latest Anthony Davis update brings Lakers good news before Hawks game

Anthony Davis reportedly could be able to play for the Los Angeles

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Patrick Beverley says he’d take Domantas Sabonis over Anthony Davis for a single game

Patrick Beverley said he would choose Domantas Sabonis over Anthony Davis if

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Visibly frustrated D’Angelo Russell refuses to discuss Rui Hachimura’s role in 2nd half of Lakers-Kings game

D’Angelo Russell was visibly frustrated when asked to address Rui Hachimura’s limited

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