go to MSN.com
Found August 31, 2013 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
Clipper Darrell switched up sides. I am both a Lakers and Clippers fan. I know that’s complicated for some. I explain the back story behind that HERE, but apparently I’m not the only one. Clippers super fan known everywhere as “Clipper Darrell” posted a photo on his Twitter page proclaiming that he had been recruited to the Lakers by Kobe Bryant. I am sorry to inform u that @kobebryant has recruited me pic.twitter.com/UKJR1CQs7Z — Clipper Darrell (@clipperdarrell) August 31, 2013   What brought this on? A joke between Kobe Bryant and Clipper Darrell. I’m wondering if Darrell simply has a thing for rooting for the underdog. I still want Clipper Darrell to get a new suit.
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Jeanie Buss says she teases Jim about the hiring of Mike D’Antoni

Brothers and sisters all around the world tease each other now and again. The co-owners of the Los Angeles Lakers are no different. Jeanie Buss says he teases her brother Jim about the hiring of Mike D’Antoni instead of Phil Jackson, according to Mark Medina of the Daily News: Still, Jackson grinned when Jeanie was asked if that affected her relationship with Jim. “I was not...

Pau Gasol making progress with rehab; has been cleared for basketball activities

Lakers forward Pau Gasol has been working all summer to return from a knee procedure he underwent back in May. The treatment was an attempt to alleviate the tendinosis Pau was experiencing in his knees. Gasol has been keeping us all up to date with his rehab progress via social media. Recently, he’s been upping his exercise program; Gasol has been doing everything from mountain...

PHOTOS: Ryan Kelly wears his Lakers uniform for the first time; takes Luke Walton’s old number

Ryan Kelly has some big shoes to fill after choosing to wear Luke Walton’s old number… Thanks to the Lakers’ official Instagram account, we get a sneak peek at what Kelly looks like in the purple and gold: The photos were recently taken at the 2013 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot. Before the shoot, the rookies were asked a number of questions in an annual survey carried out by the...

VIDEO: Watch the summer workout of Lakers camp invite Marcus Landry

When you’ve been in the D-League for a few years and you’re suddenly handed a camp invite with the Los Angeles Lakers, it’s definitely worth putting in some work over the summer months. Marcus Landry is doing just that. According to reports back in July, the Lakers invited Landry to their training camp this fall after he had a solid campaign with the purple and gold’s Summer...

Lakers News: Antawn Jamison says Mike D’Antoni had a “breakdown of communication” with the players last season

Head coaches need to be able to communicate with their players in order to be successful; maybe that’s why Mike D’Antoni struggled early on last season. According to Antawn Jamison, D’Antoni had a “breakdown of communication” when he first joined the team back in November. Here’s what Jamison recently told ESPN Radio: “Mike was pretty much put in a difficult situation...

Lamar Odom arrested for DUI on Friday morning

getty images Lamar Odom’s off-season drama continued Friday morning when the Forward was arrested for “driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs” according to TMZ. Odom, 33, has been in the news most recently for alleged usage of hardcore drugs. There were even reports that Odom went missing for multiple days and who can forget the incident in which he dumped photographers...

Lamar Odom Caused a Car Accident Days Before DUI Arrest & Crack Accusations

When it rain it pours or in Lamar Odom’s case it is a torrential downpour. A few days before his DUI arrest and while he was being accused of being a crack addict, he caused a car accident in LA according to TMZ. The 3-car accident occurred at around 6 PM on the 101 Freeway — the same freeway on which Lamar was popped for DUI on Friday morning.  The person Lamar hit is a reporter...

Kobe on Magic Johnson saying Bryant is the greatest Laker ever: I will never accept that

When someone like Magic Johnson says you were “greater” than him at something related to the sport of basketball – to quote Ron Burgundy – you know you’re kind of a big deal. Magic considers Kobe Bryant as the greatest player the history of the Los Angeles Lakers, yet the Black Mamba apparently won’t accept this extremely high praise from Earvin. Here’s what he recently...

Lamar Odom Arrested For DUI at 4 AM For Driving Too Slow

It looks like Lamar Odom is in a free fall with no net in sight. He was arrested in Los Angeles at 3:54 AM. According to a few reports, the police stated that he was driving TOO SLOW on the highway. I mean come on dude. First the drug allegations, and now DUI. Time to check yourself before you wreck yourself. According to TMZ.com, Odom drove 3 exits before finally pulling over for...

Dennis Rodman baffled by Lamar Odom’s recent troubles

Legendary NBA defensive specialist, and notorious party boy, Dennis Rodman, recently sat down with The Huff Post Live and discussed some things. One of these topics was Lamar Odom. Dennis spoke of how Lamar is “a good guy”, but also talked about how he doesn’t understand how players get themselves into the tough situations. Watch the video at The Huffington Post: Rodman speaks...

Lamar Odom arrested on suspicion of DUI

Tweet Free Agent and former Laker Lamar Odom was arrested by the California Highway Patrol early Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs, according to the incident report. Odom posted the bail that was set at $15,000 and was released at 8:33 am. The California Highway Patrol noticed […]

NBA's Lamar Odom arrested for DUI in Los Angeles

Former Los Angeles Lakers basketball star Lamar Odom has been arrested for allegedly driving under the influence. The California Highway Patrol says Odom was stopped about 4 a.m. Friday after a CHP officer saw his white Mercedes-Benz traveling erratically on a San Fernando Valley freeway. The CHP says the 33-year-old Odom was arrested after failing a field sobriety test. Odom...

Blueprint for Nick Young to Thrive with Los Angeles Lakers

After playing for the Washington Wizards, Los Angeles Clippers and the Philadelphia 76ers, Nick Young is returning home to L.A. The California native signed a two-year deal that includes a player option in the second year with the Los Angeles Lakers. Young was brought in because of his versatile scoring and athletic ability. And in [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

Lamar Odom update: leaked text messages with mistress & a car accident days before his DUI arrest

Ready for your latest update in the Lamar Odom saga? We already know LO was arrested on a DUI early Friday morning and released on $15,000 bail. What we didn’t know was that a few days before this, LO had an accident in his white Mercedes where he rear ended a LA Times reporter. The three-car accident happened on the same freeway LO was stopped and arrested for a DUI days later...

Report: Lamar Odom Arrested for Drunk Driving After Driving Too Slow on Highway

Lamar Odom‘s tough week just keeps getting worse. Odom, who reportedly disappeared for a few days, has battled crack cocaine addiction for years and is close to separating from his wife, Khloe Kardashian, was picked up for drunken driving early Friday morning, TMZ reports. Odom was arrested around 4 a.m. after police observed him driving “too slow … in a serpentine manner...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Did Dustin Johnson pull out of tourney to hang with Paulina?

Dustin Johnson, the No. 16-ranked player in the world, pulled out of this week’s Bridgestone Invitational, a $9 million World Golf Championships event held at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Johnson reportedly cited the reason for his withdrawal as “personal,” according to Ohio.com, but a photograph posted by fiancée Paulina Gretzky to her Instagram […] The post Did...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 hours ago

New study reveals which NFL teams have best fan bases

The Pittsburgh Steelers have the best fan base in the National Football League. That’s not me saying it—it’s science. Or at least analytics. The Sports Marketing Analytics project, conducted out of Emory University, has published the results of their latest study, which finds that the Steelers topped the list in 2014 in terms of what […] New Study Confirms The Best Fan Base...
Via Steelers Depot
19 hours ago

Dez Bryant upset over teammate's new deal?

Dez’s wants to get paid. Dez’s numbers dictate that he should be paid like a Top 5 wide receiver in the NFL. Cowboys give a teammate almost $100 million extension. Dez is happy for his teammate. Congrats 77 well deserved #CowboysNation — Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) July 30, 2014 Dez’s allegedly isn’t happy though his deal isn’t getting done any time soon and his frustrations...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 hours ago

Browns actually impressed by Manziel's work ethic?

The Cleveland Browns are reportedly impressed by Johnny Manziel’s work ethic. No, seriously. Despite his offseason partying, the Browns’ first round pick (No. 22 overall) has brought a “first-in, last-out mentality” to training camp, according to NFL Network’s Charley Casserly. Photo Credit: ClevelandBrowns.com Casserly was told by multiple team sources that Manziel is...
Via Gridiron Grit
9 hours ago

Oklahoma 5-star RB suspended during assault investigation

While we still aren’t quite sure what happened between Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon and a student named Amelia Rae Molitor last Friday morning, we do now know that the Sooner football player has been suspended from team activities while the police continue to investigate the matter. According to numerous sources, the school is expected to officially announce the news...
Via College Spun
9 hours ago

Tigers pitcher charged with sexual assault

Evan Reed’s ERA and WHIP are now the least of his worries as a lengthy jail sentence is now looming over his head. Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Wednesday that Tigers/Mud Hens pitcher Evan Reed will face two counts of criminal sexual conduct stemming from an incident this past March at the Motor City Casino Hotel. According to reports originating from the Detroit...
Via The Majors Detroit
15 hours ago

Oklahoma kicker has the best playbook

Many football teams are now foregoing the classic hard-copy playbook for iPads, which are lighter and save on huge printing cost, among other handy features. Earlier today, we took a look at Georgia’s new iPads (and a whole host of USB cables). Apparently Oklahoma has also joined in on the iPad trend. Of course, not everyone’s playbook is made equal. OU kicker Michael Hunnicutt...
Via College Spun
7 hours ago

Antonio Brown not happy with ex-teammate's QB comments

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is not happy with ex-teammate Emmanuel Sanders for his comments made about Ben Roethlisberger. Sanders, who spent four seasons with the Steelers before signing with the Broncos in March, compared his new quarterback with his old quarterback and enumerated the ways Peyton Manning is a better leader than Big […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago

WWE star Sheamus rumored to be playing major Star Wars role

It looks like another WWE superstar could land in a mega-hit that has nerd alert written all over it.  Yes, Sheamus may be playing the role of Darth Vader in the upcoming Star Wars Episode 7 which is currently slated to hit theaters on December 18, 2015. Wow. Today’s edition of the Irish Daily Mirror has an article theorizing that the Celtic Warrior could be playing the Lord Sith...
Via Between The Ropes
14 hours ago

Report: Winston detained by police at gunpoint in 2012

Jameis Winston was detained by police at gunpoint in a 2012 incident for carrying a firearm on campus.
Via Gamedayr
13 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.