Found August 01, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
Mitch Kupchak and Andrew Bynums agent, David Lee, have spoken recently. As far as Lakers fans are concerned, they might as well have been discussing the weather. Lee said on Wednesday that Kupchak, the Lakers general manager, did not broach a possible contract extension for Bynum, the All-Star center who has one more year left on his contract. I saw the report, Lee said of media accounts in which Kupchak said last week that the Lakers had begun discussions about an extension. I think Mitchs comment was that we had a cordial and productive conversation. It was cordial and it was productive, but it had nothing to do with an extension. Kupchak actually used the phrase productive and positive, though the gist is the same. Lee said the Lakers also had not asked about other teams Bynum might be willing to re-sign with, an inquiry that would likely be a precursor to a trade. Lee would not say whether Bynum, who is slated to make 16.1 million next season, would prefer to secure a larg...

Lakers Rumors: Where C.J. Miles Would Fit In Los Angeles Lakers’ Rotation If Signed

The Salt Lake Tribune reported that C.J. Miles could be heading to Los Angeles to play for the Lakers. With that in mind, let’s look at where Miles would fit in a loaded Lakers’ rotation. Los Angeles wanting Miles is purely based on a depth-perspective if it wasn’t obvious enough. He’s not going to play [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links...

Why Lakers’ Kobe Bryant was Right to Play in Olympics and Not Rest for NBA Season

Kobe Bryant is the ultimate competitor and that means there is no off-season for him “rest.” Kobe has had one of the best careers of all time and he is still going. He is a five-time NBA Champion, two-time NBA Finals MVP, a 14-time All-Star, two-time scoring champion, and league he has won the league [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other...

Magic Johnson says Lakers need to do more than Jamison and Nash

Somebody put a microphone in front of Los Angeles Dodgers Owner Magic Johnson and asked him if the Lakers were now a championship team because they added Steve Nash and Antawn Jamison. Based on the fact that it is no longer 2004, Magic responded by saying what every NBA fan in the world would say. No, they're obviously not. But Magic did say the Lakers were better, and he...

Kobe Bryant autographs Tunisian player’s shoe after Team USA’s 110-63 victory (VIDEO)

Entering yesterday’s match against Tunisia, Team USA were obviously overwhelming favorites—54 point favorites to be precise—and although they only won by 47, they still put a shellacking on their opponents from Tunisia.  Nobody in their right mind thought Tunisia would be competitive, let alone win…not even the Tunisian team themselves. Following the contest one member of...

Ex-Lakers F Barnes arrested

Forward Matt Barnes was arrested in Manhattan Beach, Calif. on Monday night on suspicion of resisting arrest for a misdemeanor traffic warrant. Barnes was walking when an officer arrested him on a $26,000 misdemeanor warrant for driving on a suspended license, and was released on $51,000 bond Monday night. A post on Barnes' Twitter page early Tuesday morning read: "...

Lakers News: What to Expect From Lakers’ Bench This Upcoming Season

Last season the Los Angeles Lakers’ bench was just plain awful. They ranked last in scoring at 20.5 points per game. That wasn’t the only category they ranked last in the league in. They also ranked dead last in field goals made (7.8)/attempted (18.8) as well as free throws made (2.4)/attempted (3.4.) The bench rebounding [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...

Tunisian player asks Kobe Bryant to sign his shoe following Team USA beatdown

What do you do after receiving a 110-63 beatdown from Team USA? If you’re a Tunisian player, Ask Kobe Bryant to autograph your sneaker. Has that happened since the original Dream Team in 92? LeBron is catching up with Kobe in international popularity but make no mistake, Kobe is still KING. :giggles:   source

Pau Gasol, Fernandez Lead Spain To 82-70 Win Over Australia

Pau Gasol had 20 points on 13 shots from the floor.

Lakers Rumors: Former Utah Jazz SF C.J. Miles Could Land with Los Angeles Lakers

It appears that the Los Angeles Lakers are going all-in with its approach in NBA Free Agency. After signing former two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash the Lakers went out and grabbed Antawn Jamsion, a career 19 points per game scorer. They aren’t done yet. While former Utah Jazz small forward C.J. Miles isn’t to the [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full...

Kobe Bryant autographs shoe of Tunisian player after USA victory (Video)

You have to hand it to Tunisia men's basketball player Mohamed Hdidane who decided to score a Kobe Bryant autograph after Tuesday's Team USA victory over Tunisia.Watch as Hdidane hand over his game-worn shoe for Kobe to sign it on the toe:

Michelle McCool Pregnant, ESPN Comments on A.W.’s Kobe Bryant Remark

- ESPN’s ‘Around The Horn’ mentioned the remark Abraham Washington made about Kobe Bryant on Raw this past week. - Steve Keirn announced in front of the live crowd at tonight’s FCW show in Tampa, FL., that The Undertaker and Michelle McCool were expecting their first child together. Source:
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