Found July 12, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers signed free agent center Chris Kaman on Friday after Dwight Howard's departure for Houston. Kaman averaged 10.5 points and 5.6 rebounds while starting 52 of 66 games for Dallas last season. He averaged a career-low 20.7 minutes. His deal with the Lakers is reportedly for one year at 3.2 million. It will be Kaman's second straight season on a one-year contract. He had an 8 million deal to be the starter in Dallas last season but spent more than half of every game on coach Rick Carlisle's bench. The 10-year NBA veteran has also played with the Clippers and New Orleans in his career. Kaman made the 2010 All-Star team. As a dual citizen of the U.S. and Germany, he played for the German team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Larkin ready to learn from Carlisle, veterans

DALLAS -- Much has changed for the Dallas Mavericks at point guard since they ended up with former University of Miami standout Shane Larkin late in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft. The Mavs have added veteran point men Jose Calderon and Devin Harris to their roster since June 28 but Larkin welcomes the competition. Instead, the former Hurricane and son of Hall of Fame shortstop...

Report: Lakers Sign Guard Nick Young

  Chris Kaman, Jordan Farmar, Robert Sacre, Nick Young… yea the Los Angeles Lakers are definitely tanking. According to NBA insider David Aldridge, the Lakers and Young have come to an agreement on a contract. Be afraid Lakers fans, be very afraid. Agent Mark Bartlestein says free agent guard Nick Young will sign with the Lakers. They need scoring; he goes home. — David Aldridge...

Howard wanted Kobe amnestied?

Reports indicate that Dwight Howard expressed concern about Kobe Bryant's future with the Lakers, apparently even suggesting the team use its amnesty provision.

Dallas Mavericks: Monta Ellis Signing Grade

Dallas Mavericks: Monta Ellis Signing Grade By Brandon Hartman: VP of Content and Senior Writer/Hoopstuff… Ellis’s contract: 3 years, 25 million (Could go to 30 million) - For a team that is supposed to be tanking next year, Dallas sure is faking it really well. A couple days after signing free agent point guard Jose Calderon, the Mavericks decided to bring in another scorer...

Kobe Bryant won't take pay cut

Typical selfish Kobe Bryant. Unlike other stars, Dirk Nowitzki, Tim Duncan, and other aging players, Kobe Bryant said next summer he will not take a pay cut to help the Los Angeles Lakers improve their team. SBnation reports that the highest paid player in the NBA will be looking to "get his" next summer. I'm not taking any (pay cut) at all - that's the negotiation...

Kobe Bryant Says He Will Not Take A Pay Cut In 2014

                                                                                                                 [2:37 mark] In an interview at his basketball camp Wednesday, Kobe Bryant was asked by Serena Winters of Lakers Nation if he had thought about taking a pay cut in his upcoming contract. The 34-year-old, who is due...

Jose Calderon Says Mavs Don’t Need A Star Center

Jose Calderon ended being the prized catch of the free agency period for the Dallas Mavericks. The Mavs signed the crafty point guard to a four-year $29 million deal. Calderon can play the heck out of the point guard position, but many people expected the Mavs to land a center such as Dwight Howard or Andrew Bynum. The Mavs ended up with no big named players besides Calderon, but...

Mavericks First-Round Draft Pick Shane Larkin Out 2-3 Months After Breaking Ankle

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Mavericks’ No. 18 pick in this year’s NBA draft, Shane Larkin, is expected to miss 2-3 months after breaking his ankle in summer-league practice Friday. Dallas Mavericks rookie guard Shane Larkin broke his ankle in summer-league practice and is expected to be sidelined two to three months, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Mavs add Ellis to backcourt after pair of setbacks

The Dallas Mavericks have made their biggest free agent play in a busy offseason, adding shooting guard Monta Ellis to a backcourt that's still crowded even after a couple of setbacks. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said in an email Saturday that Ellis has agreed to a contract. It is reportedly a three-year deal valued between $25 million and $30 million. The deal with Ellis was...

Dwight Howard didn’t want to share the Lakers with Kobe Bryant

In news that should shock absolutely no one, ESPN is reporting that Dwight Howard did not want to return to the Lakers if Kobe Bryant was planning on staying beyond the 2013-2014 season. A week before NBA free agency kicked off, Kobe Bryant made it clear that he planed to play for two to three more seasons thus making it obvious that it would be quite sometime before the Lakers would...

Jersey Burning "Fans"

I will never ever be ashamed to say that I love the Los Angeles Lakers.I've proclaimed my love through the championships, the trades, the coaching malfunctions, and the superstar experiments, and I've celebrated the ups and downs alongside the rest of Lakersnation with pride.I showed Laker pride despite that fact that my fellow Laker brethren shamefully rioted and destroyed...

Monta Ellis Agrees To Deal With Mavericks

Marc Stein of ESPN is reporting that Monta Ellis is going to the Dallas Mavericks: image from   The Dallas Mavericks have struck a free-agent deal with guard Monta Ellis, according to sources close to the process. Sources told that the Mavericks and Ellis have agreed to terms on a three-year deal that — depending on where Dallas ends up in terms...
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