Found November 28, 2011 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
As one of the last charity exhibition games of an extended NBA offseason. Baron Davis and Tina Thompson’s charity event featured players that all grew up in and around the City of Angels. Participants included; DeMar DeRozan, Matt Barnes (the announcer introduced Matt as the “newly single” Matt Barnes… that was weird), James Harden, Nick Young, Craig Smith, Trevor Ariza, Amir Johnson and more. Check out a few highlights:   Baron said the reason he and Tina decided to put together this game was a way to thank their LA family (not fans) that supported all the participants through their basketball journey in L.A. BD also addressed the rumors that he might be a victim of the amnesty clause”I know my name has come up with the amnesty thing, and a lot of people have said I’m going this place or I’m going that place. My whole thing is to be ready for the season to help any team that I’m on. I welcome any challenge.” Video via Ball Is Life photos via Amir Johnson and Cassey Athena  ...

Lakers interested in Rashard Lewis, Baron Davis

Via the LA Times: The Lakers are curious to see if veteran point guard Baron Davis gets cut by Cleveland. He has two years and $28.7 million left on his contract, though he can be signed for substantially less than that. The Lakers also want a shooter and are monitoring whether forward Rashard Lewis (two years, $43.8 million remaining) gets waived by Washington.Because the...

Keep Baron Davis - Cavaliers Comment of the Day

"Why on Earth would we release our best player? Is our roster so star-studded to have that luxury? Do we have tons of young talent not being utilized? Boobie and Sessions are not the answers. They proved that last year. So who's going to show Irving the ropes? Davis has grown up a lot and is finally a true leader. I can't say that for any other player on the Cavs roster...

While We’re Waiting…Lakers Want Baron Davis? Joe Haden Endorses Urban Meyer, Browns vs. Bengals

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at A quick note in the LA Times on Saturday has Laker fans buzzing about Baron: “The Lakers are curious to see if veteran point guard Baron Davis gets cut by Cleveland. He...

Video: DeRozan steals highlights fro Baron Davis event

The NBA player charity game season is coming to an end fast, but Baron Davis still had his in Los Angeles on Sunday night. And there were a lot of great passes from Davis and James Harden, but it always seemed to be DeMar DeRozan on the receiving end. He is all over these highlights.…

Video: Highlights From The LAUNFD “For The City” Charity Game

Sunday in Los Angeles, Baron Davis and Tina Thompson hosted a charity basketball game “For The City” featuring a handful of NBA stars from L.A., including Davis himself, Nick Young, Amir Johnson DeMar DeRozan, Craig Smith, Jordan Hamilton, James Harden and Dorrell Wright, to name a few. LTSBlog was in attendance, along with fellow local [...]

The NBA Will Be Home For Christmas, But What Will We See?

    The National Basketball Association or the NBA if you’re from the streets will be back in action on Christmas day. There will be several opening day matchups. Including a rematch of the NBA Finals in primetime, but what is must see?     After a lengthy lockout your attention should be focused on who put on the most weight during hibernation. The number one candidate...

Nuggets, Afflalo in flux

It looks like Arron Afflalo will be playing basketball next month, which is why he didn’t play basketball Sunday. That was the ironic twist to this weekend’s news of a potential lockout-ending settlement between the NBA and its players, which came the day before Baron Davis and Tina Thompson held their charity exhibition game in Los Angeles. Business came first for Afflalo, so...

Lakers may be at disadvantage in bidding for 'amnesty' players

High-paid veterans such as Baron Davis, Brandon Roy and Rashard Lewis could be waived under new 'amnesty' provision, but the process for signing such players does not favor big-payroll teams like Lakers.So the Lakers want to sign a veteran player who is waived by another team?

Cleveland Cavaliers P.M. links: Point guard Ramon Sessions provides intriguing options at a position of depth

First overall draft pick Kyrie Irving is the Cavs' point guard of the future and, maybe, the present. Sessions, Baron Davis and Daniel Gibson bring different skills, but none are certain to begin the season in Cleveland. More Cavs links.
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