Found August 12, 2013 on RealGM:
The Milwaukee Bucks have hired Jim Cleamons as an assistant coach on the staff of Larry Drew. Cleamons was a longtime assistant for Phil Jackson with both the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers. Cleamons also has been a head coach with the Dallas Mavericks in the nineties.

Lakers News: Pau Gasol says his knees are “progressing well”

Last season, Pau Gasol had an injury-plagued year. He had career-lows in games played (49), points per game (13.7) and rebounds per game (8.6), though he did see a high as a Laker in assists per game (4.1). His main problem was the tendinitis in his knees, though he was also sidelined for six weeks after tearing his plantar fascia. Despite the struggles for Gasol, he finished the...

Jeanie Buss planning on luring free agents to Lakers by having 2014 training camp in Hawaii

In the summer of 2014, the Lakers will have heaps of cap space to offer free agents. They also have the L.A. sunshine on their side, the bright lights of Hollywood and the Lakers’ legacy, but Jeanie Buss has something else up her sleeve. In a recent interview with ESPN Los Angeles radio, Jeanie revealed that she was interested in taking the Lakers back to Hawaii next year for training...

VIDEO: Rapper 2 Chainz praises Kobe Bryant for his sacrifice and hard work

In an “Intimate Interview” for Fuse, 2 Chainz discussed his admiration for Kobe Bryant after being asked who he believes is the greatest basketball player of all time. He finds it amazing that in this generation of club goers and partying, he has never seen Kobe on the “scene” and sacrificing those fun activities shows on the court. This should come as no surprise to Laker...

Jeanie Buss thinks Phil Jackson will coach again

Phil Jackson was so close to returning to the NBA sidelines just nine months ago, but of course, his return never came to fruition. Phil has said himself that he now doesn’t think he’ll ever coach again, yet his longtime partner thinks differently. Last week, Jeanie Buss told ESPN Los Angeles radio that she believes Phil isn’t done coaching: John Ireland: Do you think Phil’s...

Kobe Bryant is the generation’s greatest

I’ve been watching basketball since the day I was born.  When I say the day I was born, I mean the day I was born.  If you’re a little older than I am, you’d probably say you’ve never seen anyone like Michael Jordan.  I wasn’t quite old enough to clearly remember Michael Jordan.  Therefore, it is my privilege to say that I’ve never seen a player like Kobe Bryant...

Los Angeles Lakers: Getting to know Nick Young

Nick Young is one of the most recent players to join the Los Angeles Lakers. On July 11, 2013, the Lakers signed shooting guard/small forward Nick Young to replace Metta World Peace. General Manager Mitch Kupchak said, “At 6’7,” Nick’s size, ability to create his own shot and athleticism make him a versatile player who will give our lineup multiple looks on the floor. He’s...

The History of the Lakers, Part Two: George Mikan plays through a broken arm in the Finals

In order to help with offseason boredom, Fred Cervantez (@Fmcervantez) will be writing about the history of the Lakers. From the 40’s until the end of showtime. In Part One, Fred looked at how the Lakers were founded and George Mikan’s arrival. The Minneapolis Lakers had completely transformed themselves before the 1948 NBL season. After going 4-40 as the Detroit Gems, the team...

Lakers Rumors: L.A. bring in Gary Forbes for workout

It seems that the Los Angeles Lakers are still searching for players who could help their team next season. According to HoopsHype, the Lakers brought in Gary Forbes to workout for them today: Free agent forward Gary Forbes is working out for the Los Angeles Lakers today, one source told HoopsHype.— HoopsHype (@hoopshype) August 13, 2013 The 28-year-old Forbes...

Shaquille O’Neal: ‘Sure’ Lakers’ Kobe Bryant will come back early

Yesterday, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant made it official that he wouldn’t be participating in the 2014 FIBA World Championships in Spain. That move was expected, considering the significant Achilles injury he’s recovering from. While he won’t be playing in the World Championships, Bryant is aiming to return in time for the start of the regular season. Some are skeptical...

Nick Young goes down water slide wearing socks

As we near the end of summer, Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young decided to have a little bit of fun in the sun as he got a chance to ride down a rather large water slide. Check out Nick comes down the slide while wearing a pair of white socks:

Kobe Bryant: Achilles feels 'good'

Kobe Bryant said Monday in the Philippines that his Achilles tendon is healing well. "My tendon feels really really good. I was really lucky" said Bryant who was in Manila to promote a product. A video of Bryant's question and answer session was posted on YouTube. The Los Angeles Lakers guard who was standing on a stage answering the questions made the comment after...

Bucks Didn't Enter Offseason With Goal Of Being $7M Under Cap

The Milwaukee Bucks improved their cap situation this offseason though it wasn't intentional. The Bucks' $32 million offer sheet to Jeff Teague was matched by the Atlanta Hawks and then they dealt Brandon Jennings to the Detroit Pistons in a sign-and-trade for Brandon Knight, who remains on his rookie contract. The Bucks are approximately $7 million under the NBA's salary...

Kobe Bryant Not Happy With ESPN Saying Lakers Will Finish 12th in the West

I believe if everyone is healthy the Lakers will compete for the last playoff spot in the West. It will be a very similar season to last season. Once again, this is assuming everyone is healthy, including Kobe. But, here is Kobe’s reaction to seeing ESPN saying they would finished 12th. 12th I see.. — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) August 14, 2013 I think #ESPNForecast picking the...

Gary Forbes To Workout For Lakers, Knicks

Gary Forbes is working out for the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, according to a source. Forbes will also have a workout for the New York Knicks next week. Forbes played in China last season with the Zhejiang Lions.
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