Stephen A. Smith may be critical of LeBron James a lot of times, but he isn’t letting anyone disrespect the legacy of the Los Angeles Lakers star. In the latest episode of First Take, Chris Russo snubbed LeBron from his Top 3 … heck, the NBA great didn’t even make his Top 5 ranking of the greatest NBA players of all time. Instead, Russo put Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson ahead of James.
Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James’ offseason basketball tour will continue with a trip to Seattle’s CrawsOver Pro-Am on Saturday, according to the tournament’s host, three-time NBA Sixth Man of the Year winner Jamal Crawford. Been over 15+ years since I've been back and played ball! LeBron will join All-Star Dejounte Murray and the top two picks of the 2022 NBA Draft, Seattle-native Paolo Banchero and Chet Holmgren.
Juan Toscano-Anderson hasn’t even played in a single minute for the Los Angeles Lakers just yet, but already, he’s making all sorts of waves in the city. The 29-year-old got the full LeBron James/Kobe Bryant treatment recently after some supporters put up an epic new mural for the newest Lakers recruit. JTA posed for a photo with what looks like a good 10-foot mural of himself in a Lakers jersey while holding the Mexican flag.