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Pau Gasol’s brother Adria had words for Lakers fans as the team was getting demolished in Game 3 of their series with the San Antonio Spurs on Friday.
Adria, who is known for speaking his mind, tweeted in response to Lakers fans turning on the team:
People at Staples act like they’re forced to be here.
— Adrià Gasol (@AdriaGasol) April 27, 2013
The fans were getting rowdy as the team was getting routed. Fans began chanting “We want Phil!” while the team was getting blown out, which was a call for the team to making a coaching change from Mike D’Antoni to Phil Jackson. Someone should probably break it to the fans gently that Phil probably wouldn’t have much interest in this aging, injury-depleted roster.
One thing we’re seeing is how spoiled Lakers fans are. Since 2000, the team has won five titles and lost in two NBA Finals. The fans are used to seeing the team compete for an NBA title, so watching the team get swept to end a disappointing season has left many of them bitter. But ...
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I am a part of this world, I know how things work, so I am going to be honest with you. It is in the interest of the media and online sports media in general, to blow this up.
More clicks, more views, more Tweets, more likes and etc.
But, you the fan, need to use some common sense, don’t be Skiptized, use your brain. People might not like Dwight Howard personally, for various reasons...
While I don’t think this is what it appears, many have questioned whether or not Lakers center Dwight Howard yelled at GM Mitch Kupchak on his way into the tunnel after being ejected. Watch for yourself below and you decide. Thanks to Blacksportsonline for the footage.
I can not think of a better .GIF in the history of .GIF’s. This is exactly why I love the Internet. Big thanks to @CJZero and @calebjsaenz for making this happen.
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The Los Angeles Lakers are once again going to be shorthanded against the San Antonio Spurs, as you can officially add Metta World Peace to the team’s long list of players that will be sidelined due to injury. Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni told reporters – including Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles – that World Peace wanted to “give it a go” for Game 4, but the team elected...
Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace had his knee drained prior to Game 3, and his play was clearly impacted by the procedure. In speaking with reporters – including Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles – after the game, World Peace referred to himself as the “weak link” and said that he “probably” will not play in Sunday’s Game 4 matchup against the San Antonio...
The Los Angeles Lakers were eliminated from the 2013 NBA Playoffs in four games by the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday, finishing a season in which beloved owner Jerry Buss passed away, Mike Brown was fired and controversially replaced by Mike D'Antoni, Kobe Bryant tore his Achilles tendon amid countless other injuries and the team was unable to fully incorporate Dwight Howard.
Kobe Bryant appeared on the Lakers bench Sunday night in the third quarter. The goal of course was to provide moral support to a team that was clearly being swept out of the first round of the playoffs and not to make a sartorial statement in Givenchy and crutches but somehow, he managed to do both.
Givenchy is the jock’s go to look of the moment. Last summer you saw LeBron James...
Dwight Howard was ejected during the fourth quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers’ Game 4 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night. The loss resulted in a sweep of LA, and in many ways it was the perfect ending to an embarrassing season filled with unmet expectations.
With Kobe Bryant watching the game from the sidelines and nursing a torn Achilles tendon, many have accused Howard...
Video: Watches the Lakers go down in flames
We normally steer clear of reporting on 1st Round NBA Playoff series because,well, the NBA Playoffs last for 3 months.
But we couldn't resist this story.
The San Antonio Spurs did exactly what they were supposed to do and swept the over-hyped Los Angeles Lakers 4-0 in their best of 7 series.
The series ended after the Spurs annihilated the Lakers 103-82 on the Lakers...