Found April 24, 2014 on Next Impulse Sports:
Kobe Bryant has some spare time this offseason, which is a new phenomenon for the Lakers star, and he is using the time wisely. Kobe will be collecting another paycheck courtesy of “Panini,” who describes themselves as the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectables company. Kobe stars is in their latest commercial and in it he dons a soccer uniform while nearly shows off some of his soccer prowess. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Kobe Bryant stars in Panini World Cup soccer commercial

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant spent most of his NBA season recovering from injuries, and only a couple of times did he make it onto the court. Maybe with his time away from playing basketball, Kobe learned some new skills on the soccer field. Check out his new World Cup Soccer commercial where he is see kicking the ball around the field for the sports collectables company Panini...

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant won’t remain ‘frustrated’ if Mitch Kupchak does his job

Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant is reportedly “frustrated” with the team’s lack of direction. The 35-year-old Bryant, who suffered a torn left Achilles tendon last April and a fractured lateral tibial plateau in his left knee in December, averaged 13.8 points, 6.3 assists and 4.3 rebounds over six contests. Without Bryant, the Lakers (27-55) finished in the basement of...

Los Angeles Lakers: 5 Best Draft Fits

Los Angeles Lakers: 5 Best Draft Fits By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… As the Los Angeles Lakers had the 6th fewest wins in the NBA this season, they will have a draft pick between 1-9, but probably between 6-8. Here are the 5 best draft fits for the Los Angeles Lakers based on where they could pick; the 1-3 range and the 6-8 range. 1-3 Range: If the Lakers get...

Pau Gasol: Lakers would need to make changes for me to return

The Los Angeles Lakers have some serious decisions to make this offseason, and whether to bring back Pau Gasol or not is one of them. The 33-year-old center has struggled since Mike D’Antoni took over. Injuries haven’t helped, as Gasol has played in 65 or less games each season since the 2010-2011 campaign. He loves […]

Lakers Rumors: Mike D’Antoni pushing team to guarantee his deal until 2016

Fans of the Los Angeles Lakers are confused about Mike D’Antoni’s job status. And so is Mike D’Antoni. Earlier this week, a reporter in West Virginia claimed that D’Antoni would be returning to coach the Lakers next season after he turned down the opportunity to coach at Marshall University. This report was later denied after L.A. based reporters said that the team had yet...

Laker Rumors: Pau Gasol will return to Los Angeles if they make "significant changes"

Los Angeles forward Pau Gasol will become a free agent in July. He has won two NBA Championships with the Lakers, and has been a favorite of Kobe Bryant. However, he may bolt for greener pastures, unless the Lakers make significant changes.Image By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsGasol wrote on his personal web site:"Re-signing for the Lakers is a possibility, but I'...

Nick Young Throws out Terrible 1st Pitch at Dodgers Game (Video)

At this point you can’t control Swaggy P…. you can only hope to contain him. Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young continues to make the rounds in the sports world and his latest stop was a Dodgers game to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. He even received tips from pitching great Orel Hershiser, which would make you think his first pitch would be great. Unfortunately, the...

NBA player Pau Gasol says re-signing with the Lakers could depend on Kobe Bryant

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip According to the Los Angeles Daily News, Lakers forward Pau Gasol could return to the Lakers. The one factor Pau Gasol.. NBA player Pau Gasol says re-signing with the Lakers could depend on Kobe Bryant

Nick Young Hits The Ice For LA Kings

Let me just say that I will be a little sad if the Lakers don’t resign Nick Young. I find Swaggy P to be highly entertaining, and he’s a scorer. He could be a key piece to a well rounded roster. Swaggy was at the LA Kings playoff game Tuesday night. He even took to the ice on the Zamboni. Swaggy on ice! Nick’s Lakers teammate Jordan Farmar was also on hand for the game.  

Swaggy P Makes His Case for Worst Ceremonial First Pitch of the Season

Since he's not playing basketball right now Swaggy P (aka Nick Young from the Los Angeles Lakers) is busy making the rounds that celebs with nothing to do make. Tuesday night he got to ride the Zamboni at hockey game. Wednesday he was throwing the first pitch out at the Dodgers game.Or at least that was what he was supposed to do. Instead he tried to throw to the game announcers...

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni asked the team to pick up the team option on his contract

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip According to ESPN Los Angeles, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni is asking for job security.  D’Antoni asked the.. Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni asked the team to pick up the team option on his contract

PHOTO: L.A. Kings dress Lakers statues in their jerseys – cool or nah?

PHOTO: Nick Young’s Instagram On Monday night, the Los Angeles Clippers caused quite a stir on the internet after they tied red, white and blue balloons to the Lakers’ statues outside Staples Center. Many fans were angry with this move by the Clippers, especially after they began covering up the Lakers’ banners at the beginning of this season, too. Then, on Tuesday night, the...

Source: Mike D'Antoni To Return As Lakers' Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers' management has agreed on bringing back Mike D'Antoni as head coach next season, according to a source. The Lakers did not comment. D'Antoni decided not to return to his alma mater, Marshall, and the job went to his brother, Dan D'Antoni.

Nick Young’s First Pitch At Dodgers Game Nearly Sails Out Of Stadium

Lakers guard Nick Young has been making the Los Angeles sports rounds this week. After attending last night’s Los Angeles Kings playoff game against the Sharks at Staples Center, Swaggy P was invited to throw out the first pitch at tonight’s Dodgers game. It did not go well. Like, at all. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

D'Antoni Rules Out Head Coaching Vacancy At Marshall

Mike D'Antoni is not expected to take the vacant coaching job with Marshall, sources told One source was under the impression that D'Antoni would take the job if he was fired by the Los Angeles Lakers. reported in March that there was mutual interest between the two sides. The Lakers are waiting to make a final decision on whether to keep D'...
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