Broderick Turner, Los Angeles Times

Broderick Turner

Los Angeles Times

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Recent articles by Broderick:

Clippers' Paul George to expand game in taking on lead role

Paul George welcomes the responsibility that comes as the Clippers' unquestioned on-court leader while Kawhi Leonard remains out because of injury. → Read More

Live updates: Clippers open training camp with media day

The Los Angeles Clippers opened training camp with their annual media day. Join L.A. Times reporters Andrew Greif and Broderick Turner for updates. → Read More

Rob Pelinka says Lakers fans will see a slimmer LeBron James this season

Lakers vice president of basketball operations and general manager Rob Pelinka has noticed how LeBron James has 'slimmed up' during the offseason. → Read More

Roundtable: If 76ers trade Ben Simmons, could he land in LA?

NBA All-Star Ben Simmons has again told the 76ers he's done in Philadelphia and will not report to camp next week. The Times examines the LA possibilities. → Read More

Russell Westbrook says he can impact the Lakers without the ball in his hands

L.A. native, former UCLA star and new Lakers starter Russell Westbrook calls signing with his hometown team a blessing and says he is focused on helping the team win a championship. → Read More

Carmelo Anthony ready to write new narrative with Lakers

Carmelo Anthony let the media know in no uncertain terms that the advanced age of many Lakers veterans is not the storyline he cares about. → Read More

Lakers coach Frank Vogel gets three-year contract extension

The Lakers announced Friday that coach Frank Vogel has been give a three-year contract extension. His contract was set to expire after the 2021-22 season. → Read More

Dwight Howard and Lakers are 'just supposed to be together'

Dwight Howard signed on Friday to join the Lakers for a third time because it feels right. Trevor Ariza and Talen Horton-Tucker agree with sentiment. → Read More

Lakers reach free-agent deals with Carmelo Anthony, Talen Horton-Tucker

The Lakers kept adding to their free-agent haul Tuesday, agreeing to deals with forward Carmelo Anthony and guard Malik Monk. → Read More

Lakers reach agreement to bring back Dwight Howard

The Lakers reach an agreement with Dwight Howard to bring the veteran center to L.A. for a third time. Trevor Ariza and Wayne Ellington also agree. → Read More

Patty Mills, Dwight Howard and other Lakers free agency options

GM Rob Pelinka has his work cut out for him with only five Lakers under contract and limited salary-cap flexibility. Here are some possibilities. → Read More

NBA free agency: Lakers and Clippers options include big names, small pay

The Lakers and Clippers have many holes to fill. The Times' NBA reporters discuss the big names in play, all of whom will have to take small pay. → Read More

Lakers acquire Russell Westbrook to create a new Big 3

The Lakers have agreed to a deal to create a new Big 3 by acquiring All-Star guard Russell Westbrook for Kyle Kuzma, Caldwell-Pope and Montrezl Harrell. → Read More

Lakers likely to draft a guard with the impact big men gone

The Lakers have 22nd pick in the draft Thursday and are said to like F/C Isaiah Jackson of Kentucky. He'll likely be gone, so they'll select a guard. → Read More

NBA mock draft 2021: Cade Cunningham or Evan Mobley at No. 1?

In what order will Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green and Evan Mobley be selected at the start of the 2021 NBA draft on Thursday? We sort through the options. → Read More

Former Mayfair star Josh Christopher works out for Lakers

Guards Josh Christopher of Arizona State and Joshua Primo of Alabama go through the paces in El Segundo on Friday. → Read More

How Kawhi Leonard and Chris Paul could change free agency

The free-agency class of 2021 lacks star power on the surface, unless Kawhi Leonard and Chris Paul decline their player options. Here's what to expect. → Read More

Lakers extend qualifying offer to Talen Horton-Tucker

The Lakers have extended a qualifying offer to Talen Horton-Tucker, making the second-year guard a restricted free agent this offseason. → Read More

NBA roundtable: Kawhi Leonard, Chris Paul on the move? Maybe

Kawhi Leonard and Chris Paul can decline options and join the free-agent frenzy in August. A look at the NBA offseason for the Lakers and Clippers. → Read More

Lakers' pre-draft workout include Ayo Dosunmu, Jaden Springer

They were in an all-out competition during the Lakers’ pre-draft workout Saturday, each player attempting to prove their worth of playing in the NBA for this franchise. They were there to show in each drill why the Lakers should use their No. 22 pick in the first round of the draft on July 29 to pick one of them. “Anytime you have other draft prospects in a room, it’s always competitive because… → Read More