JaVale McGee RUMORS & NEWS

  • JaVale McGee confident Lakers will make a ‘deep run’ in upcoming 2019-20 season

    Clutch Points "JaVale McGee is confident his Los Angeles Lakers will be playing well past April this upcoming 2019-20 season, trusting that this new-look team can make a “deep run” in the postseason. The 7-footer, who recently netted a two-year, $8.2 million deal to return to La La..." August 13

  • Rob Pelinka Says Lakers Re-Signing JaVale McGee, Rajon Rondo, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Will Help Team Chemistry

    Lakers Nation "Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka moved very quickly to fill out the roster surrounding LeBron James and Anthony Davis after Kawhi Leonard’s decision. In addition to the new players, the Lakers also brought back three of them who contributed to the 2018-19 NBA..." July 29

  • Lakers Could Trade JaVale McGee To These ‘Frontcourt-Needy’ Teams

    Inquisitr "After a few NBA seasons as a productive starter at center, JaVale McGee saw his role diminish in succeeding campaigns before the Los Angeles Lakers signed him in the summer of 2018 as a free agent. While playing for a team that failed to live up to expectations after missing the playoffs with a..." July 29

  • Kyle Kuzma not happy with his depiction on Lakers mural

    Larry Brown Sports "New murals have been popping up all around Los Angeles amid one of the most insane NBA offseasons in the sport’s history, and even Kyle Kuzma has been included in the artwork. He just wishes he looked a little more ripped. The latest Lakers-themed mural that was painted in LA..." July 22

  • JaVale McGee takes note of Max Kellerman’s shade

    Yardbarker "JaVale McGee may have a chip on his shoulder entering next season. McGee responded on Twitter to a remark from ESPN personality Max Kellerman, albeit a week later. Kellerman criticized the Los Angeles Lakers’ free agency moves after missing out on Kawhi Leonard. He..." July 14

  • JaVale McGee is coming back to the Lakers

    Silver Screen And Roll "The Los Angeles Lakers have been swiftly filling out their roster with free agent signings since Kawhi Leonard spurned them to sign with the LA Clippers. Danny Green quickly agreed to terms with the team, quickly followed by Kentavious..." July 06

  • JaVale McGee had meeting with Rockets but some believe he and Cousins are waiting to see what happens with Kawhi

    Silver Screen And Roll "As the Lakers wait for Kawhi Leonard to make his free agency decision before filling out the rest of their roster, the majority of their own free agents have been willing to wait for the Lakers as well. Reggie Bullock and Mike Muscala, who only came to Los Angeles..." July 04

  • JaVale McGee exploring free agency, to meet with Rockets

    Clutch Points "JaVale McGee will reportedly meet with the Houston Rockets once free agency begins on Sunday, June 30. McGee had one of the most productive seasons of his 11-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2018-19. He averaged 12.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per..." June 30

  • JaVale McGee Makes Extremely Bold Claim About Lakers' Chances if LeBron Never Got Hurt

    12 Up "JaVale McGee will be a free agent this offseason, and it's uncertain if the Lakers will be bringing him back to Staples Center. Despite the lack of clarity over his future in LA, McGee had nothing but good things to say about the team. On FS1's Undisputed, the big man even claimed that..." June 05

  • JaVale McGee, Reggie Bullock say they’d like to come back to Lakers in free agency

    Silver Screen And Roll "Before the Los Angeles Lakers go out and try to sign a big name free agent this summer, they have to decide which players on their current roster are worth bringing back. No, seriously. It’s easy to be cynical and say that none of the seven players that are on expiring..." April 11

  • JaVale McGee thinks he 'proved something this season' with Lakers

    Los Angeles Times "Alfonso McKinnie, the reserve forward the Golden State Warriors unearthed from the NBA’s G League (after stints in Mexico and Luxembourg), split through the Lakers’ defense like a knife through room-temperature butter for a two-handed dunk to put his team up 23..." April 07

  • Rajon Rondo, JaVale McGee say injuries have been ‘crazy’ for Lakers this season

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers have been ravaged by injuries in LeBron James’ first season with the club, which is definitely part of the reason why the Lakers will not be going to the playoffs. Lakers guard Rajon Rondo, who has missed considerable time himself this season,..." April 01

  • JaVale McGee 'wouldn't mind' coming back to Lakers next year

    247 Sports "At times, JaVale McGee has looked like one of the biggest bargains in the NBA this year. He is playing on a minimum salary deal, but was a very good starting center for the first 30 games or so. He fell off of a cliff when he caught pneumonia, but has started to return to form in..." March 29

  • McGee joins Shaq and Kareem as only players in Lakers history with 30 points, 20 rebounds, and 5 blocks

    Clutch Points "JaVale McGee joined an exclusive group of Los Angeles Lakers big men with his career night against the Brooklyn Nets. McGee notched career-highs of 33 points, 20 rebounds, and added six blocks on Friday. According to Frank Urbina of HoopsHype, only three other players in franchise..." March 23

  • Which of the Lakers’ free agents should the team keep next year?

    Silver Screen And Roll "The Lakers don’t have much to play for the rest of the season. The playoffs are out of reach, their star player is in and out of the lineup, and their best youngsters are shut down. At this point, all that’s really left is evaluating who makes the team next..." March 22