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Nick Young & Iggy Azalea Pose For Forever 21 Holiday Ad (Pictures)

Flaming hot celebrity couple, the Los Angeles Lakers star Nick Young and rapper girlfriend Iggy Azalea posed in a “business chic” holiday ad for renowned clothing brand Forever 21. For the prolific shooting guard Young, having a P.Y.T (pretty young thang) with connections in the fashion world boosts his profile. According to People Mag: The “Fancy” star and new House of Style...
Via Basketball Bicker
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson backs Flea for slamming ESPN The Mag’s controversial Kobe story

It’s almost fitting that a man who goes by the moniker “Zen Master” would share like-minded viewpoints on certain issues with a guy known as Flea. Still, it nevertheless is somewhat surprising that Phil Jackson took to Twitter to publicly support the Red Hot Chili Pepper bassist’s brief but scathing critique of Henry Abbott’s damning...Read More The post Phil Jackson backs...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Returns From His Ankle Surgery & Scores 15 Points

After a much anticipated late arrival, Jeremy Lin finally took the court in the Los Angeles Lakers loss against the Phoenix Suns. In last night's matchup, Jeremy Lin showed that he could prove to be the valuable asset that the Lakers require him to be. He scored 15 points coming off the bench and 11 of those points came in the fourth quarter. Even though his minutes on...
Via Basketball Bicker
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant on ESPN article: ‘I just kind of roll with it’

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant said Tuesday that he understands the media cycle and knows when to react to criticism and when to let it go. Bryant responded to the ESPN The Magazine, which suggested Bryant was to blame for the Lakers recent struggles, with a diplomatic answer. “It’s not the first one and it won’t be the last one,” Bryant said, via ESPN.com. “One...
Via Sports-Glory
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Injury Update: Xavier Henry out for the remainder of the preseason

The Los Angeles Lakers guard Xavier Henry will miss the entire preseason and is questionable for the start of the season as well, courtesy his struggles with his right knee.ESPN reported that Henry is garnering a second opinion from Dr. Keith Pyne, following which he is supposed to fly to Germany for Regenokine treatment from Dr. Jens Hartmann.Xavier Henry headed to New York for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Lakers are rapidly collapsing before our eyes

Last season was as bad as it’s ever been for the Los Angeles Lakers. The historically dominant franchise (holders of 16 NBA championships,...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bayless: Kobe's sexual assault trial gave him 'edge' and 'sizzle'

First Take has done it again! One of the worst shows on television, which has routinely gotten in trouble for stepping out of line with baseless and offensive social commentary, has done it again. Skip Bayless recently said something so incendiary that it’s difficult to fathom someone actually speaking these words in public.  After discussing Cowboys RB Joseph Randle’s arrest...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kobe has prevented Lakers from signing top talent

For the second consecutive season, the Los Angeles Lakers aren’t expected to do much this year as they find themselves in a rebuilding phase. ESPN The Magazine’s Henry Abbott put the blame for the Lakers’ recent misfortunes on the star largely responsible for their success in the 2000s — Kobe Bryant. Abbott says the Lakers’ lack of big name free agent acquisitions and Dwight...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe to Julius Randle: You’re an idiot if you (expletive) this up

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Julius Randle had one of his better games of the preseason on Sunday night against the Utah Jazz. The 19-year old scored eight points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked two shots. There will likely be some growing pains for Randle throughout the season, but Kobe Bryant has not been afraid to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Says Signing With Rockets Not What He Envisioned

Loading View on Instagram @-webkit-keyframes"dkaXkpbBxI"{ 0%{opacity:0.5;} 50%{opacity:1;} 100%{opacity:0.5;} } @keyframes"dkaXkpbBxI"{ 0%{opacity:0.5;} 50%{opacity:1;} 100%{opacity:0.5;} } In a recent interview Lakers guard Jeremy Lin did with the LA Times. The former Rocket says his time in Houston was not what he initially envisioned. When he signed...
Via Hooped Up
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers : We’ve Fallen and we can’t get up

Things in LaLa land are as bas as ever. I realize last week was just a preseason game, but they got blown off the floor by Golden State. I watched the game if that’s what you want to call it and it reminded me of the jv vs. varsity scrimmages we had in high school. It looked like LA didn’t belong. Coming off our worst season with an advanced superstar and a cast of no names or...
Via The Front Office News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin takes sane approach to his opportunity with the Lakers

If you ever meet Jeremy Lin, don't bring up the "L" word. He doesn't like it. Definitely tries to create distance from it. That wild run in New York might as well have happened three decades, not three seasons, ago. The Lakers guard now considers himself more Linteresting than Linsanity, in case you missed his online spoof of the debonair man in the popular beer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Can They Make The Playoffs?

Los Angeles Lakers: Can They Make The Playoffs? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publihser/Hoopstuff… If you are a loyal reader, you have seen that I have written many times this offseason that the Lakers have zero chance of making the playoffs, I have gotten hate mail and I have loved it, but as I was writing an article on the teams who just missed the playoffs that have a chance...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nash hurt his back doing what?

We’ve all been there before. You’re carrying some heavy bags up the stairs when you feel a little tweak in your back, at which point you retire to the couch for the rest of the night. It’s not the most embarrassing thing in the world, unless of course you’re a professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers. That’s apparently what happened to Lakers guard Steve...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Swaggy P responds to Snoop's diss of girlfriend Iggy Azalea

Lakers shooting guard Nick ‘Swaggy P’ Young loves the attention that comes with being in L.A., I’m just not sure he’s totally prepared for all the attention Snoop Dogg is going to bring his way. Young decided to jump in the ongoing beef between the rap legend and his girlfriend Iggy Azalea late Tuesday night. In case you missed it, Snoop decided to post a picture mocking...
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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