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Whether it’s the offensive system that’s causing it, or whether it’s the pairing alongside another dominant low post threat, Pau Gasol has just not been himself in recent years. Since the Los Angeles Lakers’ failed defense of their back to back championships in 2011, Gasol has gone MIA and has left the rest of Lakers [...]The post Morales: The case of the misused, misplaced, and just plain missed Pau Gasol appeared first on OfficialHoops.
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Some Lakers personnel indicated after a recent loss that they are concerned about Pau Gasol's conditioning.
It's nothing serious. For now. But Pau Gasol has been playing through knee tendinitis. The Los Angeles Lakers' forward has complained about getting touches and has not looked as good as he has in years past. Part of this, of course, is age, but the other part could be the knee problem.Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times says Gasol has been dealing with the tendinitis...
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Tweet While the Los Angeles Lakers are struggling during a two-game losing streak, it appears that first-year Laker Dwight Howard hasn’t lost his wild sense of humor. Here’s video of Howard clowning Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant’s age on a recent team flight: I’m not too sure how Kobe or fans will respond to Howard’s joking [...]
EL SEGUNDO - The Los Angeles Lakers re-assigned guard Darius Johnson-Odom to the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League, it was announced Sunday.
Johnson-Odom, the 55th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, was acquired by the Lakers from Dallas on draft night. The 6-2 guard out of Marquette averaged 15.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 105 career collegiate games...
For those of you who were watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, you probably saw Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the March Madness float celebrating 75 seasons of the college basketball tournament. If you missed it, check out the below photos courtesy of Getty Images:
Chemistry is important. How teammates “click” at times can have a lot of influence on the court. The Lakers are still finding their way on a team that has two major additions. Following their loss to the Kings on Wednesday night, Dwight Howard took over the stewardess’ intercom to add a little comedy to [...]
According to a report by CBS Sports, Lakers forward Pau Gasol is dealing with knee tendinitis. This could be a reason why his numbers and performance have not been in great shape lately. The media and critics have been blaming head coach Mike D’Antoni and his new system as leaving Pau Gasol out of the loop, but the offense could just be an excuse. Even his own teammate, Kobe...
Mark Cuban has made plenty of anti-Lakers comments over the years, but he wasn’t in the mood to do more Laker bashing prior to Saturday’s Mavericks-Lakers game in Dallas. He says the reaction from Lakers fans on Twitter has scared him straight. “I’ve said enough about the Lakers,” Cuban said on Saturday, per the Dallas Morning News. “Let’s just say, when you say something...
Steve Nash hasn't missed so many games in a row since 1999 when he sat out 22 due to an ankle injury.
DALLAS -- The Los Angeles Lakers finally delivered a little Showtime Saturday night to prop up an otherwise disappointing road trip. Blistering first-half shooting set up the 115-89 rout of the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center, the type of high-octane performance -- if not the massive scoring discrepancy -- the Lakers hope can become more routine under new coach Mike...
MEMPHIS, Tn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies always realize when a game against the Los Angeles Lakers is on the line in the final few minutes, the ball belongs to Lakers' guard Kobe Bryant. Stop Bryant and you get the win. After leading by six points with 2:24 left, the Grizzlies held serve. Despite Bryant scoring 14 of his game-high 30 points in the final quarter, Memphis held...