Found October 16, 2013 on Busted Coverage:
PLAYERS: Steve Nash
TEAMS: Los Angeles Lakers
Check out this great Colorado license plate and Steve Nash can’t be bothered by the scuffle going on, just practicing some jumpers. Do…

Chris Duhon Run Over by Car in Orlando Parking Garage, Says He ‘Didn’t Remember’ Incident

NBA veteran Chris Duhon was hospitalized Saturday night when police say a driver intentionally ran him down with a car in an Orlando parking garage.  According to a police report obtained by FOX 35 Orlando, Duhon and his brother-in-law, Julio Hernandez, were involved in an altercation with the driver of a black Lexus around 7 p.m. Saturday. The three first began arguing through...

Lakers waive Dairus Johnson-Odom; roster now stands at 16 players

The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Darius Johnson-Odom, it was announced today by the team. Johnson-Odom was selected by the Lakers in the 2012 NBA draft and was cut last season, yet the purple and gold signed the athletic guard to their training camp roster. It is somewhat strange timing for the Lakers to make the move seeing as they are still in China and will play a game...

Lakers Injury Update: Jordan Farmar and Wesley Johnson will play in Shanghai on Friday

via L.A. Times So far this pre-season, Jordan Farmar has only played in one game due to a calf injury – the team’s opening contest against the Golden State Warriors at the beginning of the month. Wesley Johnson hasn’t done much better, appearing on only one full game and a part of another before hurting his foot. Now, at last, both Farmar and Johnson are good to go Friday in...

The Los Angeles Lakers : A Square Peg Trying to Fit in the Round Hole of the Western Conference

  At this time last year, Los Angeles Laker fans were jumping for joy as Dwight Howard joined the team. People were penciling them in to play Miami in the NBA Finals.  Needless to say, it was a failure.  Dwight struggled with health issues and trying to find his niche with the team and left after one year, Mike Brown was fired after a handful of games and Mike “NO D” Antoni...

Lakers Numbers Used As Code Words For Drug Dealers

Even those that don’t know much about the NBA have heard of the Lakers and some of their past and present stars. A recent story on the rise of PCP says that drug dealers nationally are using the familiarity with current Laker Kobe Bryant, and former Lakers Shaquille O’Neal and Lamar Odom, as code words to indicate how much drugs are being requested. “It’s sold using basketball...

Lakers waive guard Johnson-Odom

The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Darius Johnson-Odom, trimming their training camp roster to 16 players. The Lakers announced the move Wednesday. Johnson-Odom was a second-round draft pick by Los Angeles in 2012. He played in four games for the Lakers last season, spending most of the year in the D-League and Russia. Johnson-Odom played in three preseason games with the...

Game Report: Warriors (2-2) defeat Lakers (2-3) 100 – 95 in Beijing (pre-season)

It may have been a bleary-eyed affair for those back in Los Angeles, but the Lakers were full of life in Beijing. The final score may add another W to the Golden State Warriors’ pre-season record, but it was what came in the first three quarters for the Los Angeles Lakers that really mattered. Once again carrying on without Kobe Bryant – who received loud cheers and screams whenever...

77% of readers would like the Lakers to sign Lamar Odom

On Tuesday, a report surfaced claiming that Lamar Odom met with the Los Angeles Lakers about a possible return to the franchise. Ramona Shelburne from ESPN Los Angeles later confirmed the rendezvous, yet the meeting was for personal reasons – not business – according to Shelburne. Nevertheless, a large portion of Laker fans are still hoping for the purple and gold to sign their...

Lakers Players’ Jersey Numbers Used as Code Words for Drug Dealers

Regardless of what you may personally think of them, the Los Angeles Lakers are on the short-list of greatest sports franchises in the world. With that type of clout, comes recognition from people who may not necessarily be the biggest sports fans. Some Lakers players are so well known, that according to the LA Times […]

2011/12 NBA Preview Haiku: Los Angeles Lakers

  High flying slam dunks, gorgeous crossovers, a beautifully executed give and go - basketball is an art form.  So, with that in mind, The Hoops Manifesto is putting an artistic twist on your run of the mill NBA team previews: our previews for all 30 NBA teams will take the form of a haiku.  Next up: Los Angeles Lakers  

ESPN Ranks Kobe Bryant #25

Chris Bosh is ahead of Kobe Bryant in rankings. What rankings you might ask? ESPN NBA Player Rankings. Bosh is listed 24 as well for Bryant his listed 25. This is “BLASPHEMOUS” as Stephen A. Smith would say. Really? 25th? I personally would have put Bryant easily no debate in top 10. The media often fuels Bryant so why do they want to spark a fire? Last season, Kobe Bryant finished...

Lakers Reach Out To Lamar Odom

The Los Angeles Lakers recently reached out to Lamar Odom. The Lakers reached out on a personal level rather than potentially expressing interest in the free agent. Odom dealt with personal issues in the offseason, including drugs and alcohols, according to multiple reports.

DeMarcus Cousins Notches Double Double, Flashes Many Talents in Kings Win over Lakers

With Kobe Bryant out, Steve Nash limited and a preseason game in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena that would have usually been played at the Thomas & Mack Center, Thursday night’s tilt between the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers needed some star power – something that just seemed logical with boxing champion Floyd Mayweather sitting courtside. Kings center...

Warriors open China trip with comeback win over Lakers

Clearly playing to win the Warriors outscored the Los Angeles 31-15 in the fourth quarter wiping out an 11-point deficit and taking a 100-95 preseason win over the Lakers on Tuesday at MasterCard Center in Beijing China. Power forward David Lee led all scorers with 31 points on 12-of-16 shooting while center Andrew Bogut dominated the boards with a game-high 14 rebounds. The...

Kobe had to fight back tears when he returned to the Staples Center

As he limps out, center Dwight Howard cruises in. “What the f— is going on?” Bryant asks a trainer. “Dwight got ejected,” he is informed. In the retelling, Bryant waits eight seconds to utter another word, looking as if he might literally bite his tongue. “Sports have a funny way of doing s— like that,” he says. L.A. is about to be swept and Howard is about to leave...
Lakers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.