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Andrew Goudelock made $475,000 last season as a second round pick with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Goudelock was cut by the Lakers before the season opener this season and went on to play in the D-League, ultimately winning MVP honors.
The Lakers signed Goudelock for the final two games of the regular season and playoffs following Kobe Bryant's season-ending injury.
“I’m broke,” Goudelock said. “I’m cool. Nobody would know that I’m broke. I just come here with a smile on my face.”
Goudelock averaged 21.4 points in the D-League and is now starting for the Lakers int he playoffs.
“This business just keeps getting crazier,” Goudelock said. “I wouldn’t think I’d be here two weeks ago. Nothing happens the way it’s supposed to happen. This is a great opportunity, going from the D-League a week and a half ago to starting in the playoffs. It shows you the nature of the business.”
Goudelock was living paycheck to paycheck after finishing up his rookie salary. “I was so broke I had to
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Dwight Howard was ejected from Game 4 between the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs at Staples Center after receiving his second technical foul, and two notable occurrences happened afterwards.
With the Lakers down 55-34 in the third quarter, Howard got tangled with Aron Baynes. He appeared to be upset about not getting a call and he must have said something to an official...
Andrew Goudelock was called upon by the Los Angeles Lakers in desperation.
The team lost both of its starting guards (Steve Nash and Steve Blake) to injury and had two other on the team that couldn't play the whole game despite a short rotation. This would be his first NBA playoff game with one of the league's most richest franchise's.
A normal player would&...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace had his knee drained prior to Game 3, and his play was clearly impacted by the procedure. In speaking with reporters – including Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles – after the game, World Peace referred to himself as the “weak link” and said that he “probably” will not play in Sunday’s Game 4 matchup against the San Antonio...
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Child Support is money that is supposed to be spent strictly on the child, but we know that isn’t always the case. Steve Nash told a judge since he paid his ex-wife Alejandra very handsomely in their divorce settlement, he shouldn’t have to pay. The judge agreed and Nash is one of the few athletes who doesn’t pay a dime in child support.
Nash is paying the following from...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tony Parker scored 23 points, and the San Antonio Spurs completed their first-round sweep of the injury-plagued Los Angeles Lakers with a 103-82 victory in Game 4 on Sunday night.
Tim Duncan had 11 points and six rebounds for the second-seeded Spurs, who will face the winner of Denver's series with Golden State in the second round. They'll get plenty...