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During a very special episode of “Blossom” “Access SportsNet: Lakers,” Metta World Peace sat down in the studio surrounded by youngsters and read a story from his new children’s book, “Metta’s Bedtime Stories.” I suppose the notion of having Los Angeles Lakers forward and aspiring author read a story from his new children’s book to [...]The post Metta World Peace reads story from new children’s book to children (video) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.
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Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard's poor free throw shooting was mocked on a recent episode of the game show 'Jeopardy' as part of the category "Science in Sports".
The $1600 answer: "Geometric arch that's the natural path of a projectile; a narrower one helps free throws, Dwight Howard."
In case you were wondering...
Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak sat down with Lakers.com, the teams official website, to discuss the offseason and the teams rebuilding process. The full and extensive interview goes over topics from the teams financial standing to Dwight Howards situation, and some highlights are pulled below.
On Howard Kupchak told Lakers.com that what he said at the end of the season,...
Tweet Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant is still nursing a torn Achilles tendon that he suffered towards the end of the disappointing 2012-2013 Lakers season, but that hasn’t stopped him from being vocal. Earlier this week, Kobe sat down with ESPN’s Dave McMenamin to discuss a number of topics, including Spurs and whether or [...]
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The fine folks over at the television game show “Jeopardy” over the years have used NBA players as part of clues but during a recent episode, one clue took a shot at Dwight Howard’s free throw shooting. In terms of the context for the clue, it was in a category called “Science in Sports” and it was worth $1,600: *** Jeopardy mocks Dwight Howard’s free throw shooting [Deadspin]
There was a time when Andrew Bynum was something other than a bowling injury tricked out with a bizarre Afro.
There was a time, eight years ago now, when he was a meaningful draft pick, No. 10 overall, the Lakers selection after their worst season of the past 20 years.
Mitch Kupchak and company settled on the 17-year-old big man that June, and in doing so, they got something of...
Brian Shaw is proving to be far more desirable now than he ever was in his playing days. Although Shaw could only be described as a journeyman over 14 seasons in the NBA, he is shaping up to be one of this summer’s hottest free agents.
Shaw is at the top of the list to fill coaching vacancies with the Nets and Clippers, according to multiple reports. The Nets reportedly have Shaw...
Just to keep things in perspective, free agency doesn’t even officially begin until July 1st and Dwightmare 2 is only picking up steam. The latest report comes via Blacksportsonline, as we read that Dwight is still leery of teammate Kobe Bryant and head coach Mike D’Antoni. “People close to [Howard] say he’s still leery of [...]
Jimmy Kimmel is one of my favorite late night talk hosts thanks solely to the fact that he has some of the best skits/pranks around. One of his more popular reoccurring skits is “Lie Witness News” where Kimmel sends a crew to interview people about things that haven’t actually happened. The latest edition, which aired last night before Game 1 of the NBA Finals, featured questions...
The chances of Chris Paul and Dwight Howard joining forces to go to Atlanta are extremely low in general so regardless of the potential tampering penalties, it was kind of ridiculous to put this in a letter to the fans. Now the NBA is going to get involved. Per Blacksportsonine. According to the NBA’s collective [...]
The Detroit Free Press has been running a bracketed poll asking fans to weigh in as to which opposing-team athlete is the most hated by Detroit sports teams and fans, and with 2 hours left in Final Four voting--and 6 hockey players having been named out of the 24 initial candidates--Claude Lemieux, Patrick Roy and Chris Pronger are slugging it out with Ron Artest.
As I said in...