Kyle Kuzma RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kendrick Perkins: Kyle Kuzma Is Going To Have "Career Year" With Wizards

    Fadeaway World "Young star Kyle Kuzma has had an interesting career so far. After exceeding expectations as the 27th pick in the Draft, Kuzma earned the trust of the Lakers community, being hailed as a future star and a major part of their future. September 13

  • Kyle Kuzma and Rui Hachimura Are The Wizards X-Factors For 2021-22 NBA Season, Not Bradley Beal

    Clutch Points "The Washington Wizards are coming into the next NBA season after a very unusual past couple of years. The squad from the capital has been in disarray for a couple of seasons now, with increasing rumors about trading star guard Bradley Beal surrounding the team..." September 10

  • Kyle Kuzma Looks Back On The NBA Bubble

    Fadeaway World "COVID-19 is not yet done wreaking havoc on this world. As challenges arise, and new strains spread across the globe, normalcy has not yet returned to our society For the NBA, specifically, the worst is seemingly in the past now, and the upcoming season remains unthreatened so..." September 08

  • Kyle Kuzma Shared His Honest Opinion On LaMelo Ball's Fashion Sense

    Fadeaway World "For a lot of famous basketball players, style and fashion are big parts of their lives. We often see athletes wear amazing outfits to games or events, and there's no doubt that they generally try to look their best. LaMelo Ball is known for his boldness both on the court and off..." September 07

  • Kyle Kuzma Shares His True Feelings On LeBron James, Lakers

    The Spun "Earlier this offseason, Kyle Kuzma was traded from the Los Angeles Lakers to the Washington Wizards. It was an unfortunate ending to his tenure with the franchise. Kuzma became a fan favorite in Los Angeles in 2018, earning All-Rookie First Team honors. His role..." September 07

  • Kyle Kuzma Thought He Was Going To Sacramento: "That Sh*t Was Done."

    Fadeaway World "NBA young stud Kyle Kuzma was once the focal point of the Lakers. After his first two seasons in the league, in which he averaged 17.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per game on 45% shooting, he was hailed as a core member of the Purple and Gold, and fans quickly gravitated to his electric personality..." September 06

  • Spencer Dinwiddie Responds To Kyle Kuzma Scoring On Him In Practice: “Yet Another Teammate That Can’t Guard Me”

    Fadeaway World "With the Wizards getting rid of Russell Westbrook this offseason, they brought in a massive haul. Two of the players that are cause for great excitement for Wizards fans are Spencer Dinwiddie and Kyle Kuzma. Kuzma is already an NBA champion, having won the 2020 NBA championship with..." September 06

  • 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

  • Kyle Kuzma And Winnie Harlow Break Up After Over A Year Of Dating

    TMZ "Kyle Kuzma will leave Los Angeles for D.C. as a single man ... TMZ Sports has learned the former Lakers star and his model GF, Winnie Harlow, have broken up. Sources tell us Kuzma -- who was just officially traded to the Washington Wizards from L.A. earlier this..." August 20

  • Kyle Kuzma Pays Homage To U. Of Utah Roots W/ Huge Mountain Range Back Tat

    TMZ "Kyle Kuzma will now certainly never forget his Univ. of Utah roots ... 'cause he just got a mountain range back tat to pay homage to his alma mater -- and it is MASSIVE!!! TMZ Sports has learned ... the Washington Wizards new star wanted to get ink to represent his..." August 19

  • Kyle Kuzma sounds off on Wizards’ overcrowded rotation

    NBC Sports Washington "When the Wizards began their offseason in early June, a few areas of need were abundantly clear.  They needed shooting help, as they were one of the worst 3-point shooting teams in the NBA last season. And they needed defensive help, specifically on the wings, as the Wizards..." August 11

  • Kyle Kuzma's Letter to Lakers

    The Player's Tribune "From the day I became a Laker, I had one thing on my mind. I had to have a sit down with Kobe. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid #eee;border-bottom:1px solid..." August 10

  • Kyle Kuzma reveals greatest Lakers teammate – and it’s not LeBron James

    Clutch Points "Kyle Kuzma is officially no longer a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. So that means it’s now perfectly acceptable for him to spill some mild tea on his time with the Purple & Gold. Kuz opened himself up to questions while on a flight after being formally introduced as..." August 08

  • Did LeBron James take subtle jab at haters by reposting throwback video of him in beast mode?

    Clutch Points "LeBron James deleted a tweet on Wednesday addressing all the insults the Los Angeles Lakers have been receiving after their free agency shopping spree. He later retweeted it. But then deleted it again. Perhaps that’s why he just took to his Instagram..." August 05

  • Do the Wizards need to TRADE Kyle Kuzma?

    Clutch Points "The Washington Wizards just acquired Kyle Kuzma last week as a part of a blockbuster deal that sent Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers. After a rather tumultuous tenure with the Lakers, Kuzma gets the opportunity for a clean slate and a fresh start with the Wizards. But..." August 03

  • Timberwolves Interested In Kyle Kuzma If Wizards Move Forward After Lakers Deal

    Bleacher Report "The Minnesota Timberwolves remain interested in acquiring Kyle Kumza even though he's being included in a reported trade between the Los Angeles and Washington Wizards. According to The Athletic's Jon Krawczynski, president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas..." August 03

  • LeBron James, Jared Dudley Had One Last Big Gesture With Kyle Kuzma After Wizards Trade

    Fadeaway World "Even though people can speculate and talk about what they think is happening inside a team's locker room, the truth is that no one can know for sure unless he's actually there. That's why, albeit fans give Kyle Kuzma a hard time, mock him and his character, and even said..." August 02

  • Kyle Kuzma's SUV Stolen, Driver Leads Cops on High-Speed Chase

    TMZ "Kyle Kuzma's SUV was stolen ... and then taken on a joy ride that led to a high-speed chase, and an eventual crash. Law enforcement sources tell us ... Kuzma's Chevy Tahoe SUV was stolen somewhere in Hollywood and eventually became involved in a police pursuit around 1:30 AM..." August 01

  • The harsh reality of Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell’s future with Wizards after Russell Westbrook trade

    Clutch Points "Former Los Angeles Lakers trio Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope have all found a new home with the Washington Wizards following Thursday’s blockbuster deal that sent Russell Westbrook in the opposite direction. By..." July 31

  • Wizards Could Trade Kyle Kuzma And Montrezl Harrell To Land Spencer Dinwiddie

    Lakers Daily "On Thursday, the Washington Wizards agreed to send star guard Russell Westbrook and two future second-round picks to the Los Angeles Lakers for Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Montrezl Harrell and the No. 22 pick in the 2021 NBA..." July 30

  • Lakers close to acquiring Kings SG Buddy Hield

    Draftkings Nation "The Los Angeles Lakers are close to acquiring Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield for Kyle Kuzma and Montrezl Harrell, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Harrell opting into his contract allowed the team to move forward with the deal. The Lakers desperately..." July 29

  • Spurs believed to have interest in sign-and-trade deal with Lakers involving Kyle Kuzma and DeMar DeRozan

    Lakers Daily "The San Antonio Spurs are reportedly interested in the possibility of a sign-and-trade deal with the Los Angeles Lakers involving Kyle Kuzma and DeMar DeRozan. Kuzma has been the subject of trade talk for quite a while, and DeRozan’s upcoming free agency has..." July 29

  • Kyle Kuzma and No. 22 pick for Joe Ingles and No. 30 pick could be ‘possibility’

    Lakers Daily "Trade talk is heating up for the Los Angeles Lakers ahead of Thursday’s 2021 NBA Draft. One of the emerging trade possibilities for the Lakers could be shipping their No. 22 pick and forward Kyle Kuzma for the Utah Jazz’s Joe Ingles and No. 30..." July 29

  • Perfect Kyle Kuzma trade for Lakers to get LeBron James his 5th NBA Championship

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers have been shipping Kyle Kuzma around with hopes of getting that final piece (or pieces) that could give them their 18th title which would make them the winningest franchise in NBA history. Apart from this, we all know that James is on the hunt for his fifth..." July 29

  • Lakers’ new Kyle Kuzma package for Kings in Buddy Hield trade

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers have been rumored to be in pursuit of Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield, and according to the latest reports, they are increasing their efforts (and offer) to make a trade happen. Per Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer, the Lakers..." July 29

  • Indiana Pacers Rejected Offer From The Lakers Including Kyle Kuzma

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly offered Kyle Kuzma to 'almost every team' in the NBA. That doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon, as the purple and gold included the forward in a trade package rejected by the Indiana Pacers.  Kuz is linked with a move away..." July 27

  • Lakers discussing Montrezl Harrell, Kyle Kuzma, and No. 22 pick in trade talks

    Clutch Points "As the 2021 NBA Draft, player-option deadlines, and free agency fast approaches, the Los Angeles Lakers are aggressively pursuing trades with, well, whoever will pick up the phone. Besides LeBron James and Anthony Davis, everybody is on the table. At the center of that..." July 27

  • 3 trade packages for Kings to offer Lakers for Kyle Kuzma

    NBA Analysis "The Los Angeles Lakers weren’t able to escape the first round of the NBA playoffs this season, being eliminated in six games by the Phoenix Suns, who are up 2-0 in the Western Conference Finals. The Lakers were unable to overcome late-season injuries to LeBron James and Anthony..." July 26

  • Jalen Rose: “Kyle Kuzma Can’t Maximize His Potential With Lakers.”

    Fadeaway World "During the trade for Anthony Davis, the Los Angeles Lakers sent nearly all of their young core to New Orleans in a package that included Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, and three first-round picks. Kyle Kuzma is the last remaining remnant of that infamous Lakers era, and..." July 25

  • Lakers' Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Shopped Heavily by LAL

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Lakers have been aggressive looking to improve before next season with Kyle Kuzma and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope reportedly often used as trade bait. "They have literally offered Kyle Kuzma and KCP to almost every team I’ve talked to in the league,"..." July 25

  • Lakers and Kings have had talks about a Buddy Hield and Kyle Kuzma trade

    Lakerholicz "The Los Angeles Lakers are pursuing a third stellar player who provides playmaking and shot creation around LeBron James and Anthony Davis, sources said. The Lakers are expected to show interest in several free agents such as Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan and Spencer Dinwiddie, according..." July 25

  • 3 potential Kyle Kuzma trade destinations we’d like to see

    NBA Analysis "Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma sounds like he will be playing elsewhere next season. As the front office looks to upgrade the roster, Kuzma is one of the only tradeable pieces they have at their disposal, so he has been mentioned in plenty of trade rumors this NBA..." July 24

  • Kyle Kuzma Thinks He Is Talented As Jayson Tatum

    The Sports Rush "An NBA insider says that Kyle Kuzma firmly believes he’s on the same level as Jayson Tatum and that he’s supremely confident in himself.  The Los Angeles Lakers lucked out in the latter half of the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft as they snagged college veteran,..." July 23

  • Kyle Kuzma’s Camp Responds to Report of Feud With Dennis Schroder

    Heavy "Kyle Kuzma’s agent disputed a report that surfaced this week about the 25-year-old Los Angeles Lakers forward having a feud with starting guard Dennis Schroder. The report from Jordan Schultz of ESPN said that Schroder and Kuzma “feuded throughout the..." July 23

  • Kyle Kuzma Wants a Trade

    Heavy "It has been quite the week for news stories involving Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma. Now, it appears Kuzma’s preference would be to “move on” from the Lakers via trade this offseason, per Bleacher Report’s Eric Pincus. The forward is the Lakers’..." July 23

  • Dennis Schroder, Kyle Kuzma 'Feuded' Throughout 2020-21 Season

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Lakers role players Dennis Schroder and Kyle Kuzma reportedly "feuded throughout the season, with things going further south throughout the Lakers' first-round series loss to Phoenix," according to Jordan Schultz of ESPN.  It's possible the..." July 23

  • Lakers mulling Russell Westbrook trade for Kyle Kuzma, Dennis Schroder and Talen Horton-Tucker

    CBS Sports "LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers may have taken an early summer break this season, with James losing in the first round for the first time in his career, but they fully expect to be back in the championship mix in 2021-22. There's an argument to be made that all they..." July 22

  • Lakers’ trade plan for Kyle Kuzma, Dennis Schroder, revealed

    Clutch Points "It’s no secret that the Los Angeles Lakers are going to be looking to improve their squad in the offseason following an ultimately disappointing 2020-21 campaign. Some doubt has been cast on the future of a number of players on the roster, including the duo of Kyle..." July 18

  • Kings should aggressively pursue trade for Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma

    NBA Analysis "The Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings have long been rumored as trade partners. Going back over a year, there were trade rumors spreading around the NBA that the old-time rivals could work out a deal that would send forward Kyle Kuzma to the Kings with guard Bogdan Bogdanovic heading to..." July 15

  • Lakers gauging trade interest in Kyle Kuzma

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers are fairly limited in how they can upgrade their roster this offseason. They have only seven players under contract for next season, but because of the hefty salaries owed to LeBron James and Anthony Davis, they are already over the cap. That..." July 14

  • Best and worst trade landing spots for Los Angeles Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma

    NBA Analysis "One of the most players most involved in NBA trade rumors thus far this offseason has been Los Angeles Lakers forward, Kyle Kuzma. Based on some reports, it sounds as if it is a matter of when, not if, Kuzma is traded away. There have been rumblings that Kuzma and LeBron James do not..." July 12

  • 5 ideal Kyle Kuzma trade scenarios from the Los Angeles Lakers

    Sportsnaut "Kyle Kuzma is one of the very few assets the Los Angeles Lakers boast if they want to upgrade a roster that’s coming off a disappointing first-round exit in the NBA Playoffs. It’s in this that rumors persist Kuzma could be on the trade block this summer. Where might he be..." July 12

  • Asked about averaging 25 PPG and becoming an All-Star, Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma: ‘I definitely can’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma definitely doesn’t lack for confidence. For good reason. He overcame so much to an NBA rotation player. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid..." July 08

  • Here is the best player the Los Angeles Lakers could target for Kyle Kuzma

    NBA Analysis "The 2020-21 season was a disappointing one for the Los Angeles Lakers. After winning the Larry O’Brien Trophy in the NBA Bubble, they couldn’t make it out of the first round in this year’s playoffs. The Phoenix Suns defeated the Lakers in six games and injuries played a big..." July 08

  • Shannon Sharpe Says He'd Trade Kyle Kuzma For J. Cole

    Fadeaway World "Kyle Kuzma is a player who was once viewed as an exciting scoring forward. He took a lesser role with the Los Angeles Lakers due to the presence of superstars LeBron James and Anthony Davis, but his sacrifice paid off, as he managed to win the 2019-20 championship with the Los Angeles..." July 07

  • Lakers Could Land DeMar DeRozan For Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell And No. 22 Pick

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers have been linked with several players this offseason. The purple and gold are always involved in rumors regarding big names, especially Damian Lillard in recent times.  Yet, the Portland Trail Blazers superstar isn't the only one the Californians could..." July 05

  • Here’s how the Spurs could trade for Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma

    NBA Analysis "The San Antonio Spurs had a franchise first this season, as they missed the postseason for consecutive years for the first time in the history of the organization. This offseason, they will have some difficult decisions to make as that is a streak they will want to snap following the..." July 02

  • Drama Revealed Between LeBron James & Kyle Kuzma

    Heavy "The Los Angeles Lakers season ended in disappointment, but there may be more going on behind the scenes that could be contributing to the subpar play on the court. Fox Sports’ Colin Cowherd was discussing the Lakers’ chances of landing Damian Lillard and revealed an interesting..." June 29

  • 5 NBA Stars The Lakers Can Land For A Package Centered Around Kyle Kuzma

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers had a very disappointing end to their season in 2021. With LeBron James and Anthony Davis missing a combined 65 games, the Lakers fell all the way to the 7th seed in a very competitive Western Conference. Of course, their chances of going back to back in championships..." June 29

  • 3 players the Lakers should target in a potential Kyle Kuzma trade

    NBA Analysis "The 2020-21 season was definitely one to forget for the Lakers, as their hopes of winning back-to-back titles seemed to diminish halfway through the season. In the middle of February, the Los Angeles Lakers were 21-6 at one point and looking like the most dominant team in the NBA, but then..." June 28