Found September 17, 2012 on The NBA Passionista:

League leader of dunks in 2011-2012 Blake Griffin is the next to give a sub to the Los Angeles Lakers by saying they “look great on paper” and that’s about it: “On paper it looks great,” Griffin said during a recent visit to Norman. “People said the same thing when we got C.P., Chris [...]


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...

The Assist: young Kobe Bryant with his father, Joe “Jellybean” Bryant

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!

Dwight Howard and Around the Horn's Tony Reali cameo on Disney cartoon (Video)

Personally, I don't find myself watching the Disney XD cartoon series, "Kick Buttowski" that often but when Lakers center Dwight Howard and Around the Horn host Tony Reali make a cameo on it, it needs to be seen.In an upcoming episode called "Rocked", Howard plays Rock Callahan (a action movie hero) that faces off against Reali's villain known as "...

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...

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...

Perkins Somewhat Disses The Lakers

Perk isn’t even sweating the reloaded Lakers, he’s looking past  them. Now that’s a championship mentality. “I knew the hype was going to be over there on them and all that. But I’m glad the attention is off us because we’re the type that likes to put our hard hats on and do stuff and keep it under the radar. And at the end of the day, when you look at the box score...

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...

Blake Griffin on Lakers, "On paper it looks great"

For the first time in forever, the Los Angeles Clippers and Lakers rivalry actually has substance than in year's past.After the Lakers acquired both Steve Nash and Dwight Howard, the Clippers appear to have taken the back seat again in the City of Angels but if you ask Clippers star Blake Griffin, the Lake Show at this point are "great on paper" and that the Clippers...
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