go to MSN.com
Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 10/22/14

Via Larry Brown Sports:

How bad are the Los Angeles Lakers? So bad that actor Jack Nicholson decided to walk out of a game with over seven minutes left.

Nicholson is one of the franchise’s most notable fans. He has been a Lakers season ticket holder since 1970 and a fixture sitting courtside at the team’s home games for years.

On Friday night, he appeared to be so disgusted with the Lakers’ play that he left the game with the team down 103-81 and 7:31 remaining. But that’s not all — Nicholson also took actor Adam Sandler with him.

The Lakers lost 116-101 to the Oklahoma City Thunder. They have now lost six in a row and are 15-21.

On the bright side, at least Nicholson wasn’t caught sleeping during the game this time.

24 Comments:
  • Jack can't handle the truth.
  • Big deal, write about something important.
  • Maybe Jack has but rumor has it he is not in it for more than a couple of minutes guess he has a quick trigger for 2 things now.
  • Yeah, that's probably the same thing that you said about Rock Hudson until he got aids and died. Do you profess to know what happens in every bedroom in hollywierd?
  • Mephisto, were you treated badly as a child?
  • Jack goes to a game and Adam is with him so he must be gay. No! You are gay for suggesting such a thing and thats sad cause gay is not alright for Jack or anyone else. Gay is sick and so are the Lakers so do you want them to stay the same or get better? I say and Jack says he would hope they don`t stay SICK!!! Oh Adam too. Call him a Biotch to his face, ha ha.
  • This is a scene from the upcoming movie Anger Management 2!!! Go Buddy Rydell
  • Cant say much becuase I have walked outon 2 Sandler movies and a couple of Jacks films too when it is bad you leave
  • Is Jack's leaving more of a commentary in the team or on who is running the team? I think he's really fed up with Jim Buss. Jack knows more about basketball than Jim Buss does.
  • I rather go to a Laker game than a Adam Sandler movie. But the Lakers might win Sunday so they stay in the playoffs.
  • Jack needs another lesson in Anger Management from Adam.
  • Jack and Adam can handle the truth what they cannot handle is that D'Antoni is the worst coach ever making the Lakers play like chumps. He sucked here in Phoenix fo sure....
  • Who Cares?
  • Stupid.
  • No focus, no teamwork means no one in charge and total chaos.

    Too many "wanna-bees and too many "used-to-bees. And a whole
    lot of B s____t has ruined the Lakers.

    Someone ought to look into Kris Humphries who's a pretty decent
    ballplayer with a head for common sense and let him tell the
    Laker's who to hire to help him win.



























  • A jerk.
    Nicholson has been wasting his time for 42 years sitting at centercourt for Lakers games.
    People walk out of dunkingball games every day at every arena in the NBA.
  • Gee, and I thought people went to the game to actually watch the game. Who cares what Mr. Nicholson thinks about it. If all we had to do was keep track of how Mr. Nicholson felt about the game, we could have save a lot of money. If he grins, they're doing well...if he gets up and leaves with a no-talent actor, they must be doing awful. Who give a rats azz what he thinks? Maybe if we'd stop putting all these actors and sports figures up on pedestals we wouldn't be so disappointed when they fall.
  • If Nicholson and Sandler think the Lakers such and have let them down, try being a fan of ANY one of the professional teams that Chicago has to offer!
  • Time to purchase Clipper season tickets!
  • I THINK HE IS A SICKO...
  • Adam Sandler walking out? He has high standards? Have you seen many of his movies?
  • Typical Hollywood fair weather fans
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

World Series: Game 2 live blog

Report: Zach Mettenberger to start for Titans over Locker

LaMarr Woodley likely done for season with biceps injury

Report: Some Seahawks think Wilson isn’t 'black enough'

Darrelle Revis sent home for being late, misses practice

Report: Texas to pay scholarship athletes $10K per year

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Widespread academic fraud occurred at North Carolina

NHL postpones Senators/Leafs game after Ottawa shootings

Lions send player home from London after cutting him

Brandon Marshall on Jay Cutler: We're like brothers

NBA Board of Governors votes against NBA draft lottery reform

Jamaal Charles admits he hid concussion symptoms

WATCH: Penguins perform 'O Canada' following tragedy

WATCH: Cutest grandma challenges Dwyane Wade to game of one-on-one

UEFA Champions League midway report: Groups A – D

Report: Expect Florida to make a run at Bob Stoops

Porn star: No one parties harder than Sebastian Janikowski

Outrageous college football predictions: Week 9

World Series Game 2 Preview: Giants vs. Royals

Michigan St. fans troll Michigan campus, paint 'M' green

NFL MVP Watch Week 8: Is Manning still the King?

Fan blows $300 buying hot dogs for his section at World Series

Mo’ne Davis' Chevy commercial won't affect amateur status

WATCH: Isaiah Thomas forces OT, stares down Mayweather

All Sports 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!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

World Series: Game 2 live blog

Live Blog World Series Game Two Live Blog
Via Fangraphs
6 hours ago

Report: Zach Mettenberger to start for Titans over Locker

Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean is reporting that the Tennesse Titans plan to start rookie Zach Mettenberger against J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans on Sunday. This move is rather interesting considering that head coach Ken Whisenhunt indicated on Monday that Jake Locker would start when healthy. Now that Locker is ready to go, it appears the team has changed its mind. As Wyatt points...
Via Sportsnaut
26 minutes ago

LaMarr Woodley likely done for season with biceps injury

Oakland Raiders defensive end LaMarr Woodley missed practice Wednesday with a bicep injury, and head coach Tony Sparano said during his talk with the media that it “could be serious,” CSN Bay Area reports. Woodley, who signed a two-year, $12 million contract with the Raiders during the offseason after he was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers, has […] Raiders DE LaMarr...
Via Steelers Depot
2 hours ago

Report: Some Seahawks think Wilson isn’t 'black enough'

Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report gives an in detailed breakdown of what is going on in the Seattle Locker Room and how that affected the decision to trade Percy Harvin. It appears the root of the problem started with Harvin and Russell Wilson. When there are internal battles between a receiver and quarterback, 99.9% of the time the quarterback is going to win. This was the case in...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 hours ago

Darrelle Revis sent home for being late, misses practice

Darrelle Revis' absence from Tuesday's practice confused many people.He didn't appear to have suffered an injury in the team's last game against the Jets, and no explanation was given.According to the latest report from Boston Globe NFL writer, Ben Volin, the star cornerback was sent home by his coach for being late. Per @BenVolin, Bill Belichick sent Revis home...
Via Patriots Life
7 hours ago

Report: Texas to pay scholarship athletes $10K per year

Texas AD Steve Patterson(Twitter/@kaybaileyhutch) According to a story by DallasNews.com’s Michael Lindenberger, the University of Texas is taking a big step in student-athlete compensation, and will begin paying scholarship athletes around $10,000 per year to cover additional expenses not accounted for by scholarship, and for the use of the athletes’ images in promotional materials...
Via College Spun
8 hours ago

Report: Widespread academic fraud occurred at North Carolina

A new report compiled by former DOJ (Department of Justice) official Kenneth Wainstein shows widespread academic fraud at the University of North Carolina over the span of two decades. According to the report, the fraud involved thousands of students, half of which were athletes (via Deadspin.com). It (the report) details the extent to which administrators Debby Crowder and Julius...
Via Sportsnaut
9 hours ago

NHL postpones Senators/Leafs game after Ottawa shootings

Tragedy struck Canada’s capital Wednesday. A gunman shot and wounded a Canadian soldier standing guard in Ottawa on Wednesday morning. The gunman then entered Parliament and fired more shots, according to reports. The Ottawa Senators were scheduled to play a home game Wednesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. That game was postponed, the league announced. “The National...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago

Lions send player home from London after cutting him

There will be no tea or crumpets -- or a job -- in William Powell's immediate future. Per the Detroit Free Press, the Lions on Wednesday released Powell from the practice squad, sending him home from London ahead of Sunday's game against the Falcons. https://twitter.com/davebirkett/status/524888963816120320 Following a nearly eight-hour flight, the Lions landed in London...
Via Helmet2Helmet
9 hours ago

Brandon Marshall on Jay Cutler: We're like brothers

There is no rift between Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Brandon Marshall, at least not according to Marshall. The Bears’ locker room was not a fun place to be Sunday afternoon following their loss to the Miami Dolphins. According to reports, Bears players had it out in the locker room, with Marshall reportedly criticizing Cutler. After the game, Marshall...
Via NESN.com
15 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

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

Company Info
Help
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.