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Pau Gasol has one season remaining on his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers and hopes to return even though he could be dealt in the offseason.
"I would like to be a part of another championship team here, but it is not totally up to me," Gasol said.
"We could definitely get it done [if the roster stayed intact], but I would be pretty surprised if there was no changes whatsoever. I would be surprised if that happens."
Gasol said he had "certain desires that [Phil Jackson] would be chosen" to replace Mike Brown instead of Mike D'Antoni.
Gasol and Jackson remain in frequent contact.
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I am a part of this world, I know how things work, so I am going to be honest with you. It is in the interest of the media and online sports media in general, to blow this up.
More clicks, more views, more Tweets, more likes and etc.
But, you the fan, need to use some common sense, don’t be Skiptized, use your brain. People might not like Dwight Howard personally, for various reasons...
While I don’t think this is what it appears, many have questioned whether or not Lakers center Dwight Howard yelled at GM Mitch Kupchak on his way into the tunnel after being ejected. Watch for yourself below and you decide. Thanks to Blacksportsonline for the footage.
The Los Angeles Lakers are wrapping up for the summer, their largely disastrous season ended with a first-round playoff sweep.
But the drama is merely paused for a few weeks.
The Lakers' offseason could be just as tumultuous as their highly anticipated season, which ended with a whimper.
Dwight Howard's unrestricted free agency, coach Mike D'Antoni's job status...
I can not think of a better .GIF in the history of .GIF’s. This is exactly why I love the Internet. Big thanks to @CJZero and @calebjsaenz for making this happen.
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With the recent injury of Kobe Bryant’s ACL forcing him to miss the rest of the NBA Playoffs, a lot of chatter around the league has been how he will return. The return isn’t the question, Kobe will return and play more basketball. He’s not ready to pull out the rocking chair just yet. The longer Bryant plays, the more he climbs up the rankings as one of the best to ever play...
The Los Angeles Lakers were eliminated from the 2013 NBA Playoffs in four games by the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday, finishing a season in which beloved owner Jerry Buss passed away, Mike Brown was fired and controversially replaced by Mike D'Antoni, Kobe Bryant tore his Achilles tendon amid countless other injuries and the team was unable to fully incorporate Dwight Howard.
Dwight Howard was ejected during the fourth quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers’ Game 4 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night. The loss resulted in a sweep of LA, and in many ways it was the perfect ending to an embarrassing season filled with unmet expectations.
With Kobe Bryant watching the game from the sidelines and nursing a torn Achilles tendon, many have accused Howard...
The Los Angeles Lakers have already been eliminated from the post-season at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs but we all know that with this team the news goes beyond just on the court activities. Forward Metta World Peace decided to share his thoughts regarding Dwight Howard’s season and Blacksportsonline captured the rather surprising quotes. [...]
When the San Antonio Spurs swept the Los Angeles Lakers, it was a result that was expected after Game 1 of the series. When the injuries kept piling up for Los Angeles, their fans were hoping the ending was coming sooner than having it drag out. They weren't blow out losses in the series, but they knew a championship wasn't coming.
With Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Steve...
Video: Watches the Lakers go down in flames
We normally steer clear of reporting on 1st Round NBA Playoff series because,well, the NBA Playoffs last for 3 months.
But we couldn't resist this story.
The San Antonio Spurs did exactly what they were supposed to do and swept the over-hyped Los Angeles Lakers 4-0 in their best of 7 series.
The series ended after the Spurs annihilated the Lakers 103-82 on the Lakers...