Alex Caruso RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rob Pelinka claims Lakers were ‘aggressive’ in trying to keep Alex Caruso, but he wanted to go to Bulls

    Silver Screen And Roll "Alex Caruso may no longer be with the Lakers, but the discussion of his exit has continued apace throughout the offseason, with seemingly everyone having a take on the break-up between the purple and gold and everyone’s favorite scrappy, undrafted guard from College Station,..." September 24

  • The reason Alex Caruso will take Bulls to next level after getting snubbed by Lakers

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bulls struck fast in free agency by coming to terms with Lonzo Ball right out of the gate. That wasn’t the only big move the Bulls made on the first day of free agency, though, as they also nabbed Alex Caruso away from the Los Angeles..." September 23

  • One Perfect Free Agent Left For Los Angeles Lakers To Consider

    NBA Analysis "The Los Angeles Lakers made a lot of changes to their roster this NBA offseason. Rob Pelinka showed once again that he is willing to make any move if he feels it puts the team closer to winning a championship. He also showed that he is pretty savvy when it comes to negotiations, as a few..." August 20

  • New Bulls DeMar DeRozan, Lonzo Ball, Alex Caruso share same goal

    The Athletic "DeMar DeRozan delivered some variation of the word “win” 12 times during his introductory news conference Friday. Alex Caruso did the same on seven occasions. Lonzo Ball reached six. August 15

  • Alex Caruso Wasn’t Sure He Could Join Bulls After Lonzo Ball Deal

    Heavy "The Chicago Bulls wasted no time once NBA free agency started at the beginning of the month, as Lonzo Ball’s deal with the Bulls was one of the first free agent deals announced. But when Alex Caruso learned of the news, he didn’t think it was possible for..." August 14

  • Alex Caruso’s honest take on leaving LeBron James, Lakers

    Clutch Points "Alex Caruso’s time with the Los Angeles Lakers may be over, but he will never forget his stint with the Purple and Gold and the plays he made with the team–especially the ones he made alongside LeBron James. There is no doubt the 27-year-old guard has forged..." August 13

  • 3 reasons why Mac McClung is not the next Alex Caruso

    Clutch Points "It was surely tough for Los Angeles Lakers fans to see Alex Caruso leave Hollywood, the place where he became some sort of an underground basketball deity in his own right. Los Angeles is always about the superstars, but it’s also a place that can make legends out of..." August 12

  • Insider Reveals Lakers’ Cold-Blooded Move With Former Fan Favorite

    Heavy "The Los Angeles Lakers made a big splash with their offseason moves, but unfortunately, this meant that the team was unable to keep several key players including Alex Caruso. More surprising than Caruso leaving in free agency was the Lakers apparent lack of interest in trying to make..." August 05

  • The Lakers blew it with Alex Caruso

    Silver Screen And Roll "The Los Angeles Lakers didn’t quite discover Alex Caruso. That honor went to the Oklahoma City Blue, the G League team who signed him to his first professional contract as an undrafted free agent, and where he played his first season as a pro. But to call Caruso one of the..." August 03

  • Los Angeles Lakers Didn't Want To Re-Sign Alex Caruso, Says NBA Insider

    Fadeaway World "Alex Caruso is no longer a Laker. The fan-favorite guard cashed in on his value and signed a 4-year $37 million contract with the Chicago Bulls. Lakers fans are naturally very upset, as Caruso had become a popular figure for the franchise. Caruso leaving marks the fourth departure from the..." August 03

  • Alex Caruso Goes Instagram Official With His Girlfriend Mia Amabile

    Black Sports Online "Former Lakers Guard Alex Caruso came into this offseason as an unrestricted free agent leaving many to assume he would come back to play for LA. Despite people’s predictions, Caruso just recently signed to the Chicago Bulls. He was signed to a four-year deal worth $37 million and..." August 03

  • Alex Caruso leaves Lakers for 4-year, $37 million contract from Bulls

    Silver Screen And Roll "Alex Caruso will not return to the Los Angeles Lakers next season, as he’s agreed to a four-year, $37 million contract with the Chicago Bulls, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. As an unrestricted free agent, Caruso had the freedom to entertain offers from..." August 02

  • Lakers will not overpay to keep Alex Caruso?

    Larry Brown Sports "Alex Caruso is one of the most popular players within the Los Angeles Lakers fanbase. But charm and goodwill may only get him so far. Basketball writer Eric Pincus said this week in an appearance on the #Lakers Podcast that a reasonable number for Caruso, a free agent this..." August 01

  • Russell Westbrook trade could mean end of Alex Caruso era with Lakers

    Lakers Daily "The Los Angles Lakers acquisition of former MVP Russell Westbrook caused shockwaves across the league on Thursday. However, some Lakers fans won’t be thrilled to learn that the dynamic trade may be the conclusion of guard Alex Caruso’s tenure in Los..." July 30

  • Alex Caruso potentially being targeted by the Cavaliers in free agency

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso could be in demand as a free agent this offseason with the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly among the teams targeting him, per Chris Fedor of Fedor noted Indiana Pacers guard T.J. McConnell is also on the Cavaliers'..." July 22

  • Lakers offseason: From Dennis Schröder to Alex Caruso, the case for and against re-signing each free agent

    The Athletic "The Lakers were eliminated from the postseason six weeks ago. Next season has already started for them. The NBA Draft is two weeks away. Free agency is a few days after that. For the Lakers to properly cleanse their palate and retool their roster, they have some difficult..." July 14

  • Stephen A. Smith Had A Hilarious Reaction To Lakers Guard Alex Caruso Getting Arrested For Marijuana

    Total Pro Sports "You just knew Stephen A. Smith would have something to say about Alex caruso getting arrested. Los Angeles Lakers player Alex Caruso was arrested on Tuesday at Easterwood Airport in College Station after TSA agents found what they believed to be drug paraphernalia. The police..." June 23

  • LeBron James Reacts To Teammate Alex Caruso Getting Arrested For Marijuana Possession

    BroBible "LeBron James is showing his support for Lakers guard Alex Caruso, who found himself in a bit of trouble with the law in Texas. On Tuesday night it was revealed that Caruso had been arrested by Texas A&M University police for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. June 23

  • Lakers guard Alex Caruso arrested in Texas for marijuana possession

    ESPN "Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso was arrested and released on Tuesday for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, according to Texas A&M police. Both are misdemeanor charges. June 23

  • Alex Caruso’s girlfriend: Abby Brewer

    Clutch Points "One day, people will be looking back at Alex Caruso’s career and think he’s got to be the GOAT. The Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard has exploded into the NBA scene as one of the most popular players today. He’s in that extremely exclusive territory of players..." June 16

  • 3 best free-agent landing spots for Alex Caruso this summer

    Sportsnaut "Very few people knew who Alex Caruso was when he went undrafted in 2016. Fast forward to 2021 NBA free agency and the 6-foot-4 guard has emerged as player many teams are targeting with a lucrative contract waiting for him. Caruso didn’t hear his name called during the 2016 NBA..." June 12

  • Cavs targeting Lakers guard Alex Caruso in free agency

    Cavs Nation "Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso will be a target for the Cleveland Cavaliers when he hits unrestricted free agency this summer. According to Chris Fedor of, the Cavs are eyeing Caruso and Indiana Pacers point guard T.J. McConnell..." June 11

  • Dennis Schröder, Alex Caruso, Talen Horton-Tucker & more: Taking stock of Lakers’ free agents after exit interviews

    The Athletic "After a premature postseason exit, the Lakers must turn their attention to a long and important offseason. They can have as many as 10 free agents this summer, meaning next season’s roster could once again look drastically different, depending on who they prioritize and how deep..." June 07

  • Lakers believe Alex Caruso will re-sign because of connection with LeBron James

    Pro Basketball Talk "The defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers are one loss away from being bounced in the first round of the playoffs. Injury issues knocked the Lakers down to the seven seed this season and have come back to bite them in the playoffs against a good Suns squad. Already people are..." June 02

  • LeBron James could cause Lakers to splurge on Alex Caruso in free agency

    Clutch Points "LeBron James calls Alex Caruso “The GOAT” every time he sees him, which should indicate the type of affinity the King shares for his Los Angeles Lakers running-mate. Their connection is evident on the court. James and Caruso possess two of..." June 01

  • Free Agent Stock Watch: Pacific Division

    Hoops Rumors "Throughout the season, Hoops Rumors takes a closer look at players who will be free agents or could become free agents this off-season. We examine if their stock is rising or falling due to performance and other factors. This week, we take a look at players from the Pacific..." May 29

  • Maybe Alex Caruso deserves to be paid more than Dennis Schroder

    Clutch Points "Dennis Schroder remains as one of the most important players for the Los Angeles Lakers despite a hideous performance in their 103-100 win at home over the Golden State Warriors Wednesday night in which he got outplayed by teammate Alex Caruso. Almost..." May 20

  • Lakers Star Andre Drummond Goes to Bat for Alex Caruso With Stern Comments

    Heavy "With LeBron James and Dennis Schroder both out for the Los Angeles Lakers, the starting point guard duties have fallen to Alex Caruso. The young guard hasn’t started a lot of games over the past couple of seasons as he’s primarily a key role player. That..." May 06

  • Lakers Rumors: 9 Players Who Will Be Free Agents This Summer

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers are a championship contender this season and have a fairly stacked roster around their two superstars in LeBron James and Anthony Davis. However, there could be massive upheavals on the roster next season: while LeBron James and Anthony Davis are locked in for the..." April 19