Kyle Kuzma RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma out with sprained ankle

    ESPN " Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma will not play Wednesday against the Orlando Magic because of a sprained left ankle, the team announced. The three-year veteran injured his ankle nearly two weeks ago against the Washington Wizards but had..." December 11

  • Kyle Kuzma, Ex-Lakers Guard Throw Social Media Jabs

    Heavy "The Los Angeles Lakers got the best of the New Orleans Pelicans when the teams met up on Wednesday in a game that also functioned as a reunion of former teammates. Anthony Davis led the way for the Lakers in the 114-110 victory, dropping 41 against his former team, shutting..." November 29

  • Kyle Kuzma: Pelicans Fans Should Boo Their Own Team After Anthony Davis Drops 41

    Bleacher Report "New Orleans Pelicans fans booed Los Angeles Lakers big man Anthony Davis upon his return to the city where he spent the first seven seasons of his NBA career.      

    November 28

  • Column: Kyle Kuzma still searching for ways to fit in with Lakers this season

    Los Angeles Times "During the second half of the Lakers’ game Wednesday, Kyle Kuzma put both his hands in the air to signal he was open behind the three-point arc. Nothing. He sped past his defender into the lane, a precise cut through the New Orleans defense. Invisible. Frustrated because his..." November 28

  • Kyle Kuzma’s Alleged Girlfriend Nicole Shiraz Possibly Confirms They Are Dating

    Sports Gossip "Kyle Kuzma isn't the type who likes to have his photo taken. Nicole Shiraz might've just confirmed they're dating. " November 21

  • Kyle Kuzma eye injury: He has abrasion after being cut

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyle Kuzma was bleeding from around his right eye after taking an elbow to the face during the second quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers’ 112-107 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night. Kuzma was defending Darius Bazley, who was trying to get by his man. Bazley..." November 20

  • Kyle Kuzma plan drawn up to acquire Lauri Markkanen in shock move

    Express "The Los Angeles Lakers have been told how they could acquire Lauri Markkanen - but it would cost Kyle Kuzma. The Lakers completely revamped their roster this summer, largely due to the big trade for Anthony Davis. Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart went to the New..." November 20

  • Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma embraces ‘next-man-up mentality’

    Clutch Points "The end of the NBA offseason wasn’t kind to rising star, Kyle Kuzma. The Los Angeles Lakers forward was determined to improve his game this past summer while also representing his country playing for Gregg Popovich’s Team USA squad, but the foot injury cost him his chance to..." November 14

  • Nicole Shiraz attends LA Lakers game amid rumours she's rekindled her romance with Kyle Kuzma

    Daily Mail "Instagram model Nicole Shiraz and LA Lakers star Kyle Kuzma reportedly ended their brief relationship in August.  But it seems the 25-year-old beauty has rekindled her romance with the NBA star in Los Angeles.  According to Sports Gossip, the..." November 12

  • Lakers' Kyle Kuzma to get more minutes against Bulls

    ESPN "Expect to see more Kyle Kuzma on the floor for the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday night at the United Center. In his first pair of games back, Kuzma logged 19 minutes in an overtime win over the Mavs, then 16 minutes against the Spurs, but that number will jump to 26..." November 05

  • Lakers considering Kyle Kuzma for possible sixth man role

    Orange County Register "It worked for Manu Ginobili and Jamal Crawford. It works for Lou Williams. Could Kyle Kuzma make his presence felt as a high-scoring sixth man? It’s something the Lakers are looking at as Kuzma ramps his minutes back up. On Friday night for his return from injury, the..." November 04

  • Kyle Kuzma set for season debut as LeBron James says Lakers "definitely missed him"

    Sporting News "LeBron James said the Lakers are looking forward to welcoming Kyle Kuzma back from injury. Kuzma has yet to feature for the Lakers this NBA season due to a stress reaction in his left ankle, missing the team's opening four games. However, Kuzma — who suffered the..." October 31

  • Kyle Kuzma will reportedly practice with South Bay Lakers to continue rehab

    Silver Screen And Roll "After Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers ran the Memphis Grizzlies out of Staples Center on Tuesday, the team announced that there would be no practice on Wednesday, putting the prospect of Kyle Kuzma making his regular season debut on Friday against..." October 30

  • Kyle Kuzma To Make Season Debut

    Hoops Rumors "The Lakers, winners of three straight games after an opening-night loss to their crosstown rival, will add some additional firepower to their roster on Friday against the Mavs, with Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reporting that forward Kyle Kuzma is set to..." October 30

  • Kyle Kuzma could return on Lakers’ upcoming road trip

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma could soon be in line to make his season debut. According to head coach Frank Vogel, the 6-foot-9 forward will travel on this upcoming three-game road trip to and that it’s possible he returns to the floor in one of those games,..." October 29

  • Magic Johnson expects Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma to ‘take a lot of pressure off’ LeBron James, Anthony Davis

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers are currently being led by superstar forward LeBron Jamesand former New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis. However, while they have already looked impressive at times early on in the 2019-20 regular season, former team president Magic Johnson..." October 28

  • Kyle Kuzma says he’s going to ‘surprise a lot of people’ with his play when he returns

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers have shown glimpses of their potential through their first two games this season. The Anthony Davis-LeBron James model has all the makings to be potent, especially with tactical moves such as James at point guard, and Davis ending the game at center. Those two..." October 27

  • Kyle Kuzma’s importance to Lakers evident in absence during loss to Clippers

    Clutch Points "The Lakers fell to the Clippers in Tuesday night’s season-opener, 112-102. There were several interesting takeaways from the game, but it was clear that the Lakers could have used Kyle Kuzma’s services. Though they got solid contributions from their stars, the Lakers..." October 23

  • Kyle Kuzma injury update: Lakers forward (foot) ruled out for season opener vs. Clippers

    Sporting News "Kyle Kuzma won't be suiting up for the Lakers in their Oct. 22 season opener against the Clippers. The third-year forward has been ruled out of the contest because of a nagging foot injury, according to the LA Times. " October 20

  • Lakers Exercise 2020/21 Option On Kyle Kuzma

    Silver Screen And Roll "The Los Angeles Lakers will have Kyle Kuzma for at least two more seasons. On Thursday, the team announced that they’ve exercised the fourth year in Kuzma’s rookie contract, which will keep him in Los Angeles through 2021, barring a trade. Through..." October 17

  • Kyle Kuzma Has Pigtails?

    Sports Gossip "Kyle Kuzma is entering his third year in the NBA and has decided to debut a new hairstyle to go along with it.  The look can only be described as an interesting one. " October 05

  • Kyle Kuzma reacts to making more money from Puma deal than Lakers deal in 2019-20

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma will be one of the few NBA players to make more money from a sneaker sponsorship than his own NBA deal. The 24-year-old inked a five-year deal with Puma that is expected to net him over $20 million over the life of the deal, making him the face of..." October 03

  • Kyle Kuzma Gets Special New Logo Following Puma Deal

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers power forward/small forward Kyle Kuzma has signed an endorsement deal with Puma on Wednesday, and things can’t look better for the young player. He is set to enter a new season in which his Lakers are seen as the favorites to win the NBA championship, with..." October 02

  • Kyle Kuzma Signs 5-Year Puma Sneaker Contract

    CBS Sports "Puma has spent the past two offseasons completely restocking its basketball department. Last summer, it owned the top portion of the NBA Draft by signing No. 1 overall pick DeAndre Ayton and No. 2 overall pick Marvin Bagley to endorsement deals. Established players like DeMarcus..." October 02

  • Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma to miss at least three more weeks

    Silver Screen And Roll "Kyle Kuzma will miss at least the first three games of the preseason with a stress reaction in his left foot, the Los Angeles Lakers announced on Thursday. Kuzma suffered the injury — initially billed as ankle soreness — while he was competing for..." September 27

  • Kyle Kuzma Sent Jordyn Woods a Birthday Card with $22 Inside

    Sports Gossip "Jordyn Woods celebrated her 22nd birthday on Monday.  She’s had an interesting year to say the least, with the alleged affair with Tristan Thompson and the fallout that followed.  Her moves since then seem to be setting her up for another interesting..." September 26

  • Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma may miss start of camp with recovery from foot injury going slower than expected

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers have gathered some concern about Kyle Kuzma’s injured left ankle, which rendered him unable to take the floor with Team USA earlier this summer, making him the last cut before the team traveled to China for the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Kuzma’s..." September 24

  • Lakers' Kyle Kuzma Reportedly Leaving Nike For Puma

    Hot New Hip Hop "Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma is reportedly ready to make the jump from Team Kobe to Team Clyde. The 24-year old sneaker free agent has reportedly received a lucrative deal from Puma, and the New York Times' Marc Stein reports that Nike will not be exercising..." September 24

  • Kyle Kuzma close to signing deal with Puma

    Lakers Nation "Originally the No. 27 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers (via the Brooklyn Nets), Kyle Kuzma has quickly established himself as a fan favorite now. Widely viewed as the steal of the 2017 NBA Draft, Kuzma is the last member of the team’s young core following the..." September 11

  • Kendall Jenner nets attention from two NBA stars

    Page Six "Kendall Jenner was seen over Labor Day weekend enjoying attention from two NBA stars — an ex as well as a rumored suitor. Sources said that the supermodel was at Soho Beach House in Malibu “playing [party game] Cards Against Humanity with Blake Griffin,” her..." September 06

  • Kyle Kuzma Signs Contract with CAA Basketball Agency

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma signed with CAA Basketball on Wednesday for his on- and off-court representation, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times reported last month that Kuzma was parting ways..." August 28

  • Kyle Kuzma spotted with Australian model Nicole Shiraz

    New York Post "Kyle Kuzma appeared to enjoy his time down under. The Lakers star, who suffered a left ankle injury while participating in scrimmages in Australia before the FIBA World Cup , has been linked to Australian model Nicole Shiraz, according to In footage obtained by..." August 28

  • Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma says it’s a ‘bummer’ he couldn’t finish time with Team USA

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma is unhappy he had to withdraw from Team USA’s 2019 FIBA World Cup team this week following an untimely ankle injury. Kuzma, 24, tweeted on Sunday morning that it’s a “bummer” he couldn’t finish his time this summer..." August 25

  • Kyle Kuzma Spotted Hanging Out With Australian IG Model Nicole Shiraz

    Sports Gossip "Los Angeles Lakers young star Kyle Kuzma Continues to Impress with Team USA.  Kuzma has been one of the first subs off the bench for head coach Gregg Popovich, and he’s exceeding expectations.   When he’s not playing or practicing, he’s keeping busy..." August 24

  • Kyle Kuzma Got Roasted by NBA Stars on Instagram for Absolutely Awful Outfit

    12 Up "Kyle Kuzma might be able piece together special performances on the court, but the same can't be said of his ability to pull things out of the wardrobe. The rising Los Angeles Lakers star posted a picture of himself in what can only be described as funky clothes on Instagram, and..." August 18

  • Kyle Kuzma Makes Case for USA Basketball Roster Spot In Game Against Spain

    Heavy "In their final tune-up game before trimming the roster down to 12 and heading to the FIBA World Cup, USA Basketball pulled out a 90-81 win over the talented Spanish squad. Making his case to be among the final 12 was Lakers’ third-year forward Kyle Kuzma. While not putting up eye-popping..." August 17

  • Kyle Kuzma hails Gregg Popovich as his ‘favorite coach of all time’

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma is soaking in all of the knowledge that he can from his experience with Team USA, especially with coach Gregg Popovich serving as top general. Kuzma, in fact, hailed the legendary San Antonio Spurs mentor as his favorite coach of all time, per..." August 10

  • Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball ‘Excited’ After Being Traded To Pelicans, Says Kyle Kuzma

    Inquisitr "After suffering a huge disappointment in the 2018-19 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers became more aggressive in surrounding LeBron James with a better supporting cast this summer. Despite failing to secure a deal before the February NBA trade deadline, the Lakers still succeeded to acquire..." August 10

  • Kyle Kuzma: I'm 'capable' of being Lakers' third star

    ESPN "Kyle Kuzma was fast asleep in a Shanghai hotel when his manager woke him up in the middle of the night to tell him the Los Angeles Lakers had traded for Anthony Davis. In a blockbuster trade, Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart -- once..." August 08

  • Kyle Kuzma Excited to Learn From USA Basketball Coach Gregg Popovich

    Heavy "The only Lakers representative at USA Basketball camp ahead of the FIBA World Cup, Kyle Kuzma is looking to take advantage of his time with the national team and soak up as much information as he can. Surrounded by a combination of veteran All-Stars and young up and comers, Kuzma gets to take..." August 06

  • USA Basketball’s Jerry Colangelo Explains Kyle Kuzma’s Camp Invitation

    Heavy "After two years exceeding expectations for the Los Angeles Lakers, Kyle Kuzma received an unexpected invite to USA Basketball’s training camp for the FIBA World Cup. Kuzma should have a chance to crack the roster and compete against some of the league’s best veteran players –..." August 04

  • Kyle Kuzma: ‘Carmelo Anthony Is Better Than Half The League Right Now’

    Fadeaway World "Carmelo Anthony is trying to find his way back to the NBA this offseason. He was cut by the Houston Rockets at the end of 2018 after having played only 10 games with the Texans. Now, some sort of debate has been created about whether or not Melo deserves another chance in the..." August 03

  • Kyle Kuzma: ‘Not Everybody Is Cut Out To Be A Laker’

    Fadeaway World "It’s no secret that the Los Angeles Lakers were willing to make a lot of big changes in order to move Anthony Davis across from the New Orleans Pelicans. The Lakers were very quick to offer up and trade their younger players such as Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram in order to please the..." August 02

  • Is Kyle Kuzma Ready to Be the Los Angeles Lakers' 3rd Star?

    Bleacher Report "This is the summer of bets for the Los Angeles Lakers. They pushed their chips to the center of the table to maximize the twilight of LeBron James' career. The timing makes enough sense within that context; the Golden State Warriors being weakened with the departure of Kevin Durant and Klay..." July 20

  • Kyle Kuzma Parting Ways With Agent, May Sign With Klutch Sports

    Lakers Daily "According to Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzmahas decided to part ways with his agents Mark Bartelstein and Zach Kurtin of Priority Sports and Entertainment. With the influences of superstar LeBron..." July 19

  • Danny Green: Kyle Kuzma taking on leadership role with Lakers

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyle Kuzma may only be 23 and have just two years of NBA experience, but that’s not stopping him from taking on a leadership role with the Los Angeles Lakers. Danny Green, who agreed to a two-year, $30 million contract with the Lakers in free agency, spoke on his “Inside..." July 10

  • Lakers' Kyle Kuzma Spotted on Yacht with Kendall Jenner

    TMZ "Kyle Kuzma had one helluva 4th of July -- chillin' on a yacht with Kendall Jenner! The two were spotted on a pretty awesome boat off the coast of Malibu on Thursday along with some friends. At one point, they decided to take some goofy pics together. Good..." July 08

  • Kyle Kuzma Could Offer Lakers Possible Sixth Man of the Year Candidate

    Heavy "One of the league’s most promising young stars and the only member of the Lakers’ young nucleus that they held onto in the Anthony Davis trade, Kyle Kuzma looks to step into a large role for a team expected to contend for an NBA title. With the addition of DeMarcus Cousins/JaVale..." July 06

  • Kendall Jenner Dating Kyle Kuzma After Cheating on Ben Simmons 6 Times

    Black Sports Online "On the lowest or maybe the highest keys, Kendall Jenner loves her some mixed or light skin black men. Look at the roster. Jordan Clarkson, Blake Griffin, Ben Simmons and now Kyle Kuzma. I don’t know what this means for the Lakers, but I am here for all the..." July 06

  • Why Kyle Kuzma is the last member of the Lakers’ rebuild still standing

    Silver Screen And Roll "With the dust still settling after the bombastic Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers trade, and the uncertainty of what comes next that lingers, there is one thing that has been made evident during this process — Kyle Kuzma is a..." June 24