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Welcome back, Jordan. On Tuesday night, Jordan Farmar well and truly arrived back at Staples Center as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. In a win against the Utah Jazz, the 26-year-old guard had 20 points and 4 assists in just 23 minutes. With Steve Nash closing in on the Big 4-0 and seemingly having constant health problems, the Lakers could do with Farmar putting on this kind of performance on a regular basis. .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } @media(min-width: 500px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } } @media(min-width: 800px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 336px; height: 280px; } }

Report: Lakers will allow Kobe Bryant to become a free agent

Are the wheels beginning to fall off in Hollywood? First, Kobe’s devastaing injury. Then, the Lakers are predicted to finish 12th in the West and Kobe was recently ranked the 25th best player in the league and no longer the […]

Jim Buss says Lakers have begun contract extension talks with Kobe Bryant

Yesterday, T.J. Simers of the O.C. Register reported that Jim Buss has an “understanding” with Kobe Bryant and the Lakers will go out and spend as much as they see fit on free agents during the summer of 2014. Then, once they’ve signed up new talent, the Lakers will use the remaining cap space to re-sign the Black Mamba. However, a report today from ESPN Los Angeles‘ Ramona...

Lakers to let Kobe to be free agent?

Tucked into the bottom of this T.J. Simers column is quite the nugget: The Lakers are supposedly going to let Kobe Bryant become a free agent at the end of this season. That may or may not mean much by the time this season ends. Bryant, 34, is attempting to return from a ruptured Achilles tendon, and the odds are against him. But there is possibility that Bryant will not finish...

Lakers will allow Kobe Bryant to become a free agent

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant will become a free agent next summer, according to T.J. Simers of the Orange County Register. The Lakers’ season starts next week, and I never asked. He doesn’t know when he will be ready to play, but it’s going to take time because, “I gotta be ready to come out guns blazing,” says Bryant, now 35. “I have to make sure I’m ready because...

Can Kobe Bryant settle for being second-best?

Kobe Bryant didn't join his teammates on the bench Tuesday night preferring the sanctity of the Lakers' locker room to courtside at Staples Center. It was impossible to tell if he was stewing after NBA general managers knocked him down a notch in their assessment of the league's top shooting guards but it's not out of the question given his recent reaction to other...

Mike D’Antoni Responds to Kobe Bryant’s Position Ranking

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Lakers Expected to let Kobe Bryant Test Free Agent Waters

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Nash's health starting to cause concern

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D'Antoni rules out Kobe Bryant for season opener vs. Clippers

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Jim Buss: Lakers talking contract extension with Kobe Bryant

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Lakers VP Jim Buss says Kobe Bryant “always will be” a Laker

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Phil Jackson doesn’t think he can physically coach again

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Tracy McGrady Feels Bad for Kobe After Watching The Lakers

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Jalen Rose predicts that Russell Westbrook and Kevin Love will sign with the Lakers

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Gilbert Arenas groupies out seeing Nick Young on LA freeway

Gilbert Arenas and Lakers Nick Young have been friends since high school and were BFF’s when the two played together on the Wizards. Gilbert has a little bit of fun with Nick when he spots him on an LA freeway.   Gil seems like he would be a lot of fun to hang out with.
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