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The Iron Man of the NBA, A.C. Green, who played the majority of his career with the Los Angeles Lakers, reportedly had 3 of his NBA Championship rings stolen from him, and it was allegedly by day laborers he hired to move belongings into storage. Accroding to the Daily Breeze: Each gold ring, encrusted with diamonds and bearing the name and No. 45 jersey number of the Showtime-era forward, is estimated to be worth $25,000. “To him, priceless,” Palos Verdes Estates police Sgt. Steve Barber said. “They are worth a lot of money, especially to somebody who is a collector. It’s going to be really difficult for somebody to pawn it off. ” The rings honor two of Green’s three championships as a player over the Boston Celtics in 1987 and Indiana Pacers in 2000. The team apparently presented the retired player with a ring in 2009 when the Lakers defeated the Orlando Magic for the title, police said. Green played in an NBA-record 1,192 straight games, a streak that began in his 2nd season in the league, and ended when he retired following the Lakers 2000 NBA Title over the Pacers. The streak earned him the nickname of “Iron [...]
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The Lakers official website launched a graphic comparing their record win streak to the Heat's streak of 27 games. See the stats here.
Kobe Bryant scored 19 points and tied a season high with 14 assists despite a nagging left foot injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers kept pace for the Western Conference's final playoff spot by outlasting the Sacramento Kings, 103-98, on Saturday night.
Bryant added nine rebounds and facilitated the Lakers' offense for 47 minutes, 37 seconds after Steve Nash exited early in...
Kobe Bryant eclipsed Wilt Chamberlain on Saturday night, becoming the NBA's fourth-highest career scorer.
Bryant's jump shot with 7:45 left in the second quarter against the Sacramento Kings put him at 31,421 total points for his career. Chamberlain finished his career with 31,419.
Bryant tied Chamberlain 22 seconds earlier with a driving lay-up.
Next on the list for Bryant...
The Los Angeles Lakers have termed Kobe Bryant as probable to play despite a foot and ankle injury, while Steve Nash may not be able to play due to a hip injury.Bryant is dealing with a bone spur in his foot and a sprained ankle. He received treatment for both injuries yesterday, and he is probable to play in today’s pivotal matchup against the Sacramento Kings. Every game from...
It was yet another nail in the proverbial coffin for the Lakers last night, as they lost yet again to the Milwaukee Bucks and Kobe Bryant left the arena with another injury, an apparent bone spur in his foot that flared up. He was spotted on one crutch Tiny Tim style. If the Lakers make the playoffs, Kobe will have to declare, “God bless us, everyone!”
For fantasy owners, this...
Dwight Howard has been known to have a signature spin move to avoid opposing defenders. On Thursday, his footwork was put to the test against the Milwaukee Bucks’ mascot, Bango.
Prior to the Los Angeles Lakers’ matchup with the Bucks, Howard was spotted walking toward his team’s locker room. The 27-year-old’s peaceful stroll through the hallways at BMO Harris Bradley Center...
Former Lakers forward, A.C. Green, a three-time NBA champion with the team, had all three of his championship rings stolen from him from what he believes to be workers he hired to move belongings into storage.
According to USA Today Sports:
Police say three NBA championship rings belonging to former Los Angeles Lakers forward A.C. Green have been stolen from his Southern California...
Video: Showtime by the Mamba
Anyone else wondering why the Milwaukee Bucks’ mascot isn’t a buck? Yea me neither.
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard had an embarrassing moment before his team’s 113-103 loss to the Bucks last night. When entering the BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee’s mascot Bango, gave Howard the scare.
Check the video out here:
H/T to Pro Basketball Talk for the video.
This infographic compares the 1971-72 Lakers' 33-game win streak to the 2013 Heat's 27-game effort.
Stars get the calls, apparently even on the road.