Rob Pelinka Headlines

  • Running back DeMarco Murray, 2014’s top offensive player, retires

    DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL. The 2014 Offensive Player of the Year while with the Dallas Cowboys made the announcement on ESPN on Friday, four months after being released by the Tennessee Titans. Murray, 30, lost his job to Derrick Henry last season and was due to make $6.25 million in 2018 when the Titans let him go. He ran for 659 yards and six touchdowns last season but dealt with a knee injury late in the year. "I think you just wake up," Murray...

  • GM Pelinka: Lakers landing LeBron is "ultimate validation"

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Rob Pelinka says the Los Angeles Lakers aren't trying to beat the Golden State Warriors at their own game. Instead, they're building a team around LeBron James to do something different. Pelinka spoke publicly Wednesday for the first time since the Lakers' remarkable offseason overhaul ...
  • Artist paints over LeBron mural after vandalism

    Jonas Never told ESPN he covered his LeBron James mural with white paint not long after a vandal had splattered yellow paint on his work.
  • Lonzo Ball Knee Injury Update: Lakers Exploring Options, Surgery a Possibility

    The Los Angeles Lakers are " exploring all options" regarding the injured left knee of point guard Lonzo Ball, general manager Rob Pelinka told reporters Wednesday. According to ESPN...

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  • Lakers News: Rob Pelinka Says LeBron James Is LA's Only Guaranteed Starter

    General manager Rob Pelinka is making one thing clear: No one—except for LeBron James—is safe. Pelinka told reporters at his Wednesday press conference that James is the Lakers ' only guaranteed starter heading into the 2018-19 season...

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  • Pelinka: Lakers designed to combat Warriors

    Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka said once LeBron James came aboard, his goal was to build a roster full of versatile players who are tenacious defenders in order to get past the Golden State Warriors.
  • Lakers News: Rob Pelinka Reveals How He Found out LeBron James Was Joining LA

    Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka is never going to forget the moment he found out LeBron James was joining his team...

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  • Warriors fall to Mavericks in Summer League

    The Dallas Mavericks had an easy time with the Warriors in a Summer League game in Las Vegas, winning 91-71 on Monday as each team rested one of its top players. Neither Dallas' Dennis Smith Jr. nor Golden State's Jordan Bell played. Josh Magette and Kendrick Nunn were the only players in double figures for the Warriors. Each scored 10. Phil Greene scored 16 points and Mitchell Creek added 13 for the Mavericks. •Dallas signed...

  • Lakers News: LeBron James Officially Signs 4-Year Contract with LA

    LeBron James is officially a member of the Los Angeles Lakers . After Klutch Sports Group announced on July 1 the four-time MVP was joining the franchise on a four-year contract, ...

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  • LeBron James Officially Signs His Contract with Los Angeles Lakers

    LeBron James isn't going anywhere but L.A. now -- the King has officially signed his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. Klutch Sports -- which reps LeBron -- tweeted a photo of the NBA superstar grinning widely alongside Lakers GM Rob Pelinka,…

  • Lakers Stars Bro Out at Summer League Game, Minus LeBron

    The core of the Los Angeles Lakers -- including Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma -- were courtside at the Lakers Summer League game this weekend supporting the squad.  Even JaVale McGee and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope were there sitting next to Luke…