Kobe Says President Obama Could Make The Lakers Roster Right Now

Poor Lakers. The bootleg Lakers are undermanned, not very talented and have been hit by injuries all year, but Kobe has no sympathy for them at all. So @dpshow asks @kobebryant if @BarackObama could make the @lakers right now. Kobe: "Yes." — Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) March 19, 2014 I feel bad for the bootleg Lakers because they play hard, but it has been a rough...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Pelicans Took Crazy To Another Dimension With The King Cake Baby

Via Arash Markazi The exploits and surgeries of Pierre the Pelican have already been well-documented. The New Orleans Pelicans mascot is far and away the creepiest thing about the NBA this season, which is remarkable if you consider that new commissioner Adam Silver looks like a live-action version of Wallace. Seriously, if he starts bringing a big, goofy dog with him to events,...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Silver: NBA jerseys will have advertising one day

Adam Silver says sponsorship on jerseys will ultimately happen. "It makes good business sense."— Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) February 16, 2014It all comes down to the money.According to Arash Markazi of, NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that advertising on uniforms is a matter of when and not if. The league just has to work out the logisitics.In a 2011 interview...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

adidas Unveils Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s ‘The Blueprint’ Crazy 8 For The People

On October 27th, 1969, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar made his 4th of 22 total appearances on the cover of Sports Illustrated. The topic of the feature article was focused on Kareem’s transition from being arguably the greatest college basketball player of all time to stepping into the pro game. Per Arash Markazi, the man formerly known as […]The post adidas Unveils Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Clippers Expected to Sign Hedo Turkoglu

Los Angeles, CA - According to Arash Markazi of ESPN, the Los Angeles Clippers are expected to sign Hedo Turkoglu this week. The Clippers brought him in for a workout shortly after he was bought out and released by the Orlando Magic. Los Angeles has been looking for more consistent bench depth due to all […]The post NBA Rumors: Clippers Expected to Sign Hedo Turkoglu appeared first...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Sarkisian Accepts USC Head Coaching Position

Steve Sarkisian went on Seattle radio and said all he did was discuss the USC job.  Now according to Joe Schad, Sarkisian is the new head football coach of the USC Trojans. Steve Sarkisian has accepted the USC head coaching position — Joe Schad (@schadjoe) December 2, 2013 Sarkisian was always popular at USC but he was 34-29 at UW and 24-21 in conference. Never thought he'...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings Looking For A Road Win

from Arash Markazi of ESPNLosAngeles, Despite not having as much success on the road this season as the Kings did last season and losing Game 3 in heartbreaking fashion in San Jose, Sutter didn't believe that would be a factor in Tuesday night's Game 4. "There's zero momentum," Sutter said. "Once you get in the playoffs, there's no momentum...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers Giving Their Fans White Towels to Wave for Game 4 (Photo)

This is high on the unintentional comedy scale. Who was the guy in the Lakers PR office that thought this would be a good idea? Have they never heard of phrases “waving the white towel” or “throwing in the white towel”? It means to surrender or quit. That isn’t the message you want to send to your team when they are about to be swept out of the playoffs. I know it might...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Clippers Balloons on Laker statues: Much Ado about Nothing?

ESPN LA’s Arash Markazi tweeted out the photo above before Game 2 of the 1st round matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Memphis Grizzlies. Yes, Clipper balloons are adorned on the statues of four institutional figures from the Los Angeles Lakers (Magic, Kareem, Jerry and Chick) just outside Staples Center. The Lakers have been the dominant figure in LA compared to their...
Via The Victory Formation
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

D'Antoni bemused by Kobe's tweets

Kobe Bryant may not be active for the Lakers, but he's still been quite active during their games on Twitter and that seemingly irks Coach Mike D'Antoni. 

Via BlackSportsOnline
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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