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Do Andray Blatche Or Jermaine O’Neal Fit With Los Angeles Lakers?

Jermaine O’Neal is a better fit for the Lakers than Andray Blatche The Los Angeles Lakers had a change of heart many times this offseason. They’ve shipped players in and out at will — most in. It feels like they’re willing to do just about anything to end their losing route, which my colleague explained to be one of their worst in a decade. But they’re also setting themselves...
Via The Sports Journal
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings says Kobe Bryant’s numbers should be retired by every NBA team

Just weeks after declaring Kobe Bryant the greatest player of all time, Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings took to his Twitter account to float the idea of the NBA retiring number 8 and 24 throughout the league in honor of the Black Mamba. The discussion started with Jennings questioning why people weren’t on board with the Lakers retiring both of Bryant’s numbers: Y'...
Via Lakerholicz.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Iggy Azalea Shows Nick Young That She Can Also Ball

.embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 120%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;} .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } The happy couple of Iggy Azalea and Lakers guard Nick Young had a little basketball practice session together over Labor Day weekend, and Iggy was the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Los Angeles Lakers Are Setting Themselves Up For Future Success

Julius Randle (middle) is just the start of Mitch Kupchak’s (left) plan to rebuild the Lakers – Mandatory Credit: Veooz.com The Los Angeles Lakers have been, well, how should I put this, embarrassingly awful over recent seasons. And that’s me being nice. The Lakers’ last two seasons have been the worst we’ve seen them play in over a decade. The sad part is, they’ve invested...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Predictions For The Backcourt In 2014-15

These are the dog days of the summer. The NBA season is so close, yet so far away. As we approach the beginning of training camp, there is no better time to speculate on what we’ll see when the ball finally drops on the 2014-15 Los Angeles Lakers season. With some new additions to the […] Los Angeles Lakers: Predictions For The Backcourt In 2014-15 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: LA works out Michael Beasley again

Failing to land Carmelo Anthony or LeBron James this summer, the Los Angeles Lakers have turned to cheaper alternatives to upgrade this roster. The latest signing could be former Miami Heat forward Michael Beasley.Image By Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to Alex Kennedy:"I'm told that Michael Beasley had a second workout with the Los Angeles Lakers today...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nike signature shoe line on the way for Nick Young?

PHOTO: Nick Young’s Instagram Could Swaggy P soon become even more Swaggy? During a recent trip to London, Nick Young caught up with Pause Magazine who interviewed the L.A. native about his life on and off the court. Seeing as Pause are a magazine dedicated to men’s fashion, there was a lot of talk about Young’s famous wardrobe, which of course includes hundreds and hundreds...
Via Lakerholicz.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Iggy Azalea hits trick shot at Lakers’ practice facility

We knew that Nick Young was a Trick Shot Shorty, but we didn’t know that his girlfriend was, too. In a video posted by both Swaggy P and Iggy Azalea last night, the Australian rapper can be seen hitting a trick shot from behind the basket at the Lakers’ practice facility in El Segundo. I guess that one of the perks of dating a Lakers player and also being an international celebrity...
Via Lakerholicz.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young celebrates Iggy Azalea’s trick shot in Instagram video

In terms of notable couples in the association, Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young and his girlfriend Iggy Azalea are among them. Last night, Nick decided to go to the Los Angeles Lakers practice facility for some late night hoops and Iggy decided to come with him. In the below Instagram video from Nick’s account, Iggy hits a pretty incredible trick shot from behind-the-basket...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe Bryant Forming A Big 3?

Los Angeles Lakers rebuilding sounds delightful to envious fans that have despised the nearly two decades of championships owned by the franchise. For the Los Angeles faithful, this rut in their search for success has them reaching for tissues. Boasting a laundry list of Hall of Famers and 16 Larry O’Brien trophies, the expectation of […] Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe Bryant Forming...
Via NBA Draft Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: An All Star Season For Jeremy Lin?

Los Angeles Lakers: An All Star Season For Jeremy Lin? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t a playoff team, as they are at best the 10th most talented team in the Western Conference. However, with their cap space they have a chance next offseason to be big spenders to build a contender and in 2 offseason, they have a near clean cap...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Michael Beasley And Frontcourt Signings Imminent?

As we wait for the beginning of Kobe Bryant‘s farewell tour, and nightly attempts of “go to hell” ball, the Los Angeles Lakers are still piecing together a roster worthy of Staples Center’s price of admission. Currently the Lakers are carrying 13 players into the season, with five of them listed at the power forward […] Los Angeles Lakers: Michael Beasley And Frontcourt...
Via NBA Draft Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant studying old rival on how to adjust game

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is using his old rival as an example of how to become “more efficient” on the court at the age of 36. Bryant, who turned 36 on Aug. 23, is preparing to make his comeback from a knee injury and has been studying Paul Pierce this offseason. From Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard: In preparing for this season, Bryant told friends that the...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Julius Randle a top-3 rookie

For some reason, there is a consistent trend to get overlook consistent and reliable players in favor of more spectacular and flashy talents in the sports world. Ask greats like Tim Duncan, who, while widely recognized as the greatest power forward of all time, has spent the entirety of his career in the shadow of bigger names like Shaquille O’ Neal and Kobe Bryant. Ask Craig Biggio...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe: 'I would go 0-30 before I would go 0-9' from the floor

The Kobe documentary is shaping up to be must-see TV, especially if we are going to get more quotes like this. Gotham Chopra, the director of “Kobe Bryant’s Muse”, an upcoming documentary on Bryant, told a story about being with Kobe and watching the Nets and the Heat play. Recounts Chopra, “Deron Williams went like 0-9. I was like, ‘Can you believe Deron Williams went...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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