Kyle Goon, SGV Tribune

Kyle Goon

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Kyle:

Analysis: Is Kyrie Irving the Lakers’ path to a title or misguided star-chasing?

Any self-respecting organization should be considering whether it is wise to tie up its salary cap space for years with a player whose erratic nature can consume his franchise in endless controvers… → Read More

Anthony Davis, Lakers rally past Pacers to avenge earlier loss

Davis has 31 points, 14 rebounds and a key blocked shot on Tyrese Haliburton with 16 seconds left as the Lakers battle back for a 112-111 win. LeBron James has 26 points and pulls within 63 of the … → Read More

Lakers’ Anthony Davis misses cut for All-Star Game

Davis won’t be joining teammate LeBron James, an All-Star team captain for a sixth consecutive year, in Salt Lake City later this month for All-Star Weekend, his candidacy clearly damaged by a 20-g… → Read More

With Lakers, Rui Hachimura quickly finds his niche

The size-starved team welcomes his 6-foot-8 frame, but the forward has blended in (and ingratiated himself with his superstar teammates) immediately by running the floor, where he’s been ruthlessly… → Read More

LeBron James passes Mark Jackson, Steve Nash for 4th on career assists list

James moves ahead of both players with 11 assists in the Lakers’ 129-123 overtime victory over the Knicks, but he says this mark is more a tribute to the 20 seasons’ worth of teammates he has playe… → Read More

LeBron James has triple-double as Lakers outlast Knicks in OT

James has 28 points to move within 89 of breaking the NBA’s career record, climbs into fourth place on the career assists list and puts the finishing touch on a 129-123 win as the Lakers finally co… → Read More

Star-less Lakers done in by poor shooting in loss to Nets

With LeBron James and Anthony Davis sitting out, the Lakers get a balanced offensive effort with seven players in double figures, but they shoot just 39.3% in a 121-104 defeat. → Read More

LeBron James’ ‘significant soreness’ in left foot a concern for Lakers

Coach Darvin Ham has said throughout the season that managing James’ workload is one of his hardest tasks. James, 38, has never been eager to limit his minutes despite being in his 20th season. → Read More

Lakers will rest LeBron James, Anthony Davis at Brooklyn

James will have more time to chew on the blown call that hurt the Lakers in Boston. The NBA and referees’ union admitted the mistake. → Read More

Lakers fall in Boston after controversial late no-call

LeBron James appeared to be fouled on final possession in regulation. → Read More

With on-court excellence, LeBron James forced the Lakers to act

By narrowing his focus, James reminded the NBA what an incredible player he still is and found a way to increase his leverage and influence the front office to make a win-now move (and possibly mor… → Read More

Lakers pull away from Spurs in Anthony Davis’ comeback – San Bernardino Sun

Davis has 21 points, 12 rebounds and four blocked shots in his return from a right foot injury, LeBron James has 20 points and Rui Hachimura scores 12 in a 113-104 win in his Lakers debut. → Read More

Lakers relieved by Anthony Davis’ return after 20-game layoff – San Bernardino Sun

The team navigated the stretch without him with a .500 record but simply seeing their All-Star big man suit up again for the first time since Dec. 16 meant everyone could exhale. → Read More

LeBron scores 46, but Clippers beat Lakers for 10th straight time

James hits a career-high nine 3-pointers, but Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combine for 52 points and the Clippers hit 19 3-pointers on their way to a comfortable 133-115 win. → Read More

LeBron scores 46, but Clippers beat Lakers for 10th straight time

James hits a career-high nine 3-pointers, but Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combine for 52 points and the Clippers hit 19 3-pointers on their way to a comfortable 133-115 win. → Read More

Lakers excited to add Rui Hachimura, but Rob Pelinka says more moves are possible

For a team in need of size, depth and youth, the 6-foot-8 Hachimura checks a lot of boxes, but the GM says he is also willing to trade their first-round draft picks for the right return. → Read More

After Lakers’ first move, are there more trades in their future?

Acquiring Rui Hachimura doesn’t turn the Lakers into contenders, but it is a sign that the front office is willing to expend resources to try to help a team that is battling despite its many … → Read More

Lakers to trade for Rui Hachimura, sending Kendrick Nunn and picks to Washington

Former Gonzaga standout was averaging 13 points per game coming off the bench for the Wizards. → Read More

Lakers top Blazers in stunning comeback from down 25 points

After struggling through the most lopsided quarter this season, the Lakers figured out a way to find new life. → Read More

Tough enough? Darvin Ham, Chauncey Billups on changing times in injury prevention

Ham and Billups remember when players just played sore, but both understand it’s a different era. → Read More