Found September 16, 2012 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
Since taking over his Facebook page, Kobe Bryant has provided a glimpse into the softer side of the “Black Mamba.” This photo he posted has to be one of my favorites! It’s a young Kobe seated next to his dad, Joe “Jellybean” Bryant. He even had a fro!

James Worthy not a fan of Dwight Howard

James Worthy, who announced his new role as the Los Angeles Lakers main studio analyst on Time Warner Cable SportsNet, says, "I wasn't a fan of Dwight Howard." Worthy says he likes players who just do their job, and didn't like how Howard handled the situation in Orlando.   "Who said this, I don't like this coach. To me, that's nonsense," Worthy...

Lakers Rumors: Latest Updates on free agent guard Leandro Barbosa

Steve Nash knows how much free agent guard Leandro Barbosa would mean to the Los Angeles Lakers in 2012. He even texted him recently about joining Nash, Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard and company, according to  “Among others, I’m talking with Phoenix, the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers. Steve Nash even texted me [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...

World Peace wants Lakers to break Bulls' record for wins in a season

NBA training camps have not opened yet, but Lakers forward Metta World Peace has already established a rather outlandish goal for his team. In a recent radio interview, World Peace said the Lakers - who have added Dwight Howard and Steve Nash to a team that already includes Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol - are out to break the NBA record for the best regular-season record, which is...

Lakers' Howard has no regrets about Orlando events

Dwight Howard, who was traded from the Orlando Magic to the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, said he doesn't have any regrets about the series of events that occurred during the past year. "I think everything happened the way that it was meant to happen," Howard said in interview that aired Sunday on ESPN. "I really just wish some of the lies and some of the things...

Metta World Peace eyes 73 win season for Lakers

The always entertaining, elbow-chucking, Metta World Peace, is eyeing a goal for the Los Angeles Lakers next season that would land them atop the all-time single-season wins total. Metta, the baller formally known as Ron Artest, believes the new-look Lakers are good enough to top the Chicago Bulls single-season win record of 72, set back in 1995-1996. World Peace feels very confident...

Metta World Peace believes the Lakers can go 73-9

You can always could on Metta World Peace for some bulletin board worthy material… The Los Angeles Lakers forward made a pretty bold statement on the Max and Marcellus ESPN radio show Friday, proclaiming that the 2012-13 edition of the Lakers can break the ’95-96 Bulls record for wins in a season by going 73-9. [...]

The hard lesson Dwight Howard still may not have learned

If there was one obvious lesson to be learned by outside observers of the Dwight Howard mess, it is that he has a deep desire to be loved by everyone. It is why he made the ridiculous move to opt-in to a season in Orlando he really had no intention of playing as a member of the Magic. From there, everything played out like it did (no need for me to rehash that mess) and it culminated...

Howard: 'I Never Wanted Anybody To Hate Me'

Dwight Howard described the events surrounding his trade from the Magic.

Kendrick Perkins doesn’t like all the Lakers talk

No question the Los Angeles Lakers have made the most news of any team in the off season. After the NBA Finals Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder were still the clear favorites to get back to the NBA Finals . However now the Lakers have traded for Steve Nash and Dwight Howard and only shipped Andrew Bynum out. So how about Thunders starting center Kendrick Perkins...

Perk on the Lakers: We’re not chasing nobody

Our favorite Western conference center – Kendrick Perkins – didn’t mince words (shocking, I know) when asked about the revamped Lakers: “We are the Western Conference champs,” Perkins said. “So at the end of the day, we’re not chasing nobody except for the ring. We’re chasing Miami to get a championship. It’s no guarantee who is going to be where. But we earned...
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