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YEAH! Metta World Peace of the Los Angeles Lakers is giving us what we want so much!! That’s confident statements, which by the way, are what players typically do. I’ll just give you the quote and you talk amongst yourselves via ProBasketballTalk: “With the way the Lakers are looking this year, I don’t see [...]
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Despite the Lakers’ headline-grabbing offseason moves that put together the best starting five in the NBA, GM Mitch Kupchak is still busy solidifying a somewhat thin Lakers’ bench. The Lakers are set at point guard, shooting guard, and power forward, not in terms of talent but in terms of players that have guaranteed roster spots. [...]
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James Worthy, who announced his new role as the Los Angeles Lakers main studio analyst on Time Warner Cable SportsNet, says, "I wasn't a fan of Dwight Howard."
Worthy says he likes players who just do their job, and didn't like how Howard handled the situation in Orlando.
"Who said this, I don't like this coach. To me, that's nonsense," Worthy...
The Lakers say center Dwight Howard won't finish his rehabilitation from back surgery in time for the start of training camp or Los Angeles' first preseason game.
The Lakers gave an update on the newly acquired center's condition on their website Thursday night.
Howard recently began working with the Lakers' training staff on his recovery from spinal surgery in...
Dwight Howard still is not expected to be ready for the start of training camp. And, well, that is all. Howard, who joined the Lakers as part of a four-team trade last month, is rehabbing from surgery in April to address a herniated disk. At the time of the trade, it was reported that Howard would miss the start of the 2012-13 season. Since training camp happens before the season...
Since taking over his Facebook page, Kobe Bryant has provided a glimpse into the softer side of the “Black Mamba.” This photo he posted has to be one of my favorites! It’s a young Kobe seated next to his dad, Joe “Jellybean” Bryant. He even had a fro!
To call Metta World Peace’s earlier foray into the world of stand-up comedy an unmitigated success would be overstating how he fared a bit. From what has been said about his performances, the few efforts he made on stage garnered some chuckles, even elicited a few laughs, possibly some guffaws, but the Los Angeles Lakers [...]
Dwight Howard participated in his first practice with the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, going through a lengthy workout with no apparent concerns about his surgically repaired back.
Howard worked out with the Lakers' new starting five during much of the afternoon practice at the Lakers' training complex, running offensive drills with Steve Nash and playing a little 1-on...
I’ve been voicing the same concern regarding Dwight Howard- whether it was Dwight with the Lakers or elsewhere – what’s up with his back? As expected, the Lakers had an evaluation of Howard at their facilities this week and confirmed that he will miss both training camp and preseason. But this shouldn’t be cause for [...]
Dwight Howard, who was traded from the Orlando Magic to the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, said he doesn't have any regrets about the series of events that occurred during the past year. "I think everything happened the way that it was meant to happen," Howard said in interview that aired Sunday on ESPN. "I really just wish some of the lies and some of the things...
ryanIf Dwight Howard couldn’t win with carter, lewis, and Turk in the finals when he was healthy and young I doubt he do it with the lakers and an older Kobe Bryant and Nash. Dwight should have went to the nets.
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Dwight Howard described the events surrounding his trade from the Magic.
"Knock knock... violence."When not winning races against strange monsters on popular children’s shows or violently attempting to decapitate James Harden, Metta World Peace is quite the entertainment industry entrepreneur. Once known as Ron Artest, the Los Angeles Lakers forward has long aspired to branch out into other genres as his NBA career has entered its twilight...