Found February 19, 2014 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
Lakers’ Nick Young has made a name for himself both on and off the court. On the court he’s known as a scorer who can get hot and set the net on fire – plus, take some of the wildest shots you’ve ever seen, “team YOLO buckets” – while off the court, his “Swaggy P” persona takes over. Probably the way we see that side of him in the clearest form is through his fashion selections. GQ magazine has featured Nick and his rapper girlfriend, Iggy Azalea in the March issue which features LeBron James on the cover.

VIDEO: Steve Blake all smiles during Lakers warmups, leaves moments later in suit after being traded

This is the harsh reality of the NBA: One minute you’re warming up for a game with a team who you’ve been with for the last four years, and the next – just like that – you’re gone. That was the case with Steve Blake on Wednesday night. Just over an hour before tip-off, Blake was informed that he’d been traded to the Golden State Warriors and had to change from his warmups...

Lakers Rumors: L.A. and Cleveland discussed Chris Kaman trade

Chris Kaman could end up getting traded to the city where he took a quick nap on the bench during a game earlier this season. Yes, according to Jason Lloyd from, the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers recently discussed a trade that would send Kaman to play alongside Kyrie Irving, though the talks did not progress at the time. Still, this confirms that the Lakers...

Lakers Rumors: L.A. contemplating what to do with Pau Gasol before Thursday’s trade deadline, have stayed in touch with Suns and Cavs

The Los Angeles Lakers have some big decisions to make before now and Thursday’s trade deadline. It appears the purple and gold have been shopping Pau Gasol around the league in order to gauge his trade value, with the Lakers being linked to the Charlotte Bobcats and Minnesota Timberwolves in recent days. However, according to ESPN Los Angeles’ Ramona Shelburne, the Lakers have...

Lakers Rumors: Rival executives believe Pau Gasol will be traded to Phoenix Suns before deadline

While there are all kinds of Lakers rumors swirling around out there right now – Kevin Love anyone? – it appears that one of the moves the purple and gold may make is one that’s been brewing for a good few weeks. A recent report claimed that the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns would rekindle their trade talks centered around Pau Gasol, and now another NBA reporter is saying...

PHOTO: Steve Blake breaks out fresh pair of Nike iD Kobe 8 shoes for Houston game

Steve Blake wears some good-looking shoes. Just last week, Blake was seen sporting some nice Nike iD Kobe 8 “Graffiti” kicks and he’s back at it again tonight for the Los Angeles Lakers’ matchup with Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets at Staples Center. On his Twitter account, Blake posted a photo of the shoe a few hours before game-time. It features a gold, silver and...

VIDEO: Magic Johnson gets All-Star Game players, fans and coaches to sing Happy Birthday to 80-year-old Bill Russell

As much as Magic Johnson badmouths the Los Angeles Lakers, I can’t stay mad at the purple and gold legend for long. And hey, he apologised, and now he’s back to doing what he knows best: dishing out awesome assists. This was a cool Magic moment from Sunday night’s All-Star Game, where the five-time NBA champion lead a chorus of Happy Birthday for an 80-year-old man whose ring...

Lakers Rumors: Jordan Hill to Nets trade close to happening

It looks like Jordan Hill is likely a goner. Adrian Wojnarowski from Yahoo Sports reported the Brooklyn Nets’ interest in Hill earlier this week, and today he reports that the Lakers are “progressing” with the talks. Marc Stein from ESPN says that the Nets want to go ahead with the trade, while the Lakers have discussed deals for Hill with other teams, so it ultimately looks...

Lakers Rumors: Nets, Suns, Cavs, Mavs, Hawks all interested in Jordan Hill; Mitch Kupchak meeting with Jim Buss tonight to decide on move

With just hours to go until the 2014 trade deadline, the market for Jordan Hill has suddenly exploded, and rightly so. Hill has been a solid player for the Los Angeles Lakers over the years, and has proven himself to be a hard-nosed guy who will scrap for loose balls and, of course, offensive rebounds. However, Hill’s talents are wasted on this 18-35 Lakers team – and it’s...

Lakers Trade Steve Blake to Warriors

Lakers making moves, just not the move anyone expected. Golden State expected to send Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks to the Lakers for Blake, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 20, 2014 The only Lakers expected to be back in 2014-15 is Kobe Bryant, so expect a whole new set of Lakers next year.

Lakers mulling what to do with Pau Gasol

The Los Angeles Lakers have been weighing the benefits of holding on to the perpetually dangling Pau Gasol for the rest of the season to maintain his Bird rights this summer, against trading him before Thursday's trade deadline, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. The Lakers have been one of the more active teams in advance of Thursday's deadline as they...

Free Agent Rumors: Lakers expected to be interested in signing Luol Deng, according to report

Luol Deng could end up being on three – or even four – teams within a six month time span, and the Los Angeles Lakers could be one of them. According to Brian Windhorst from ESPN, the Lakers are expected to be one of the teams who express interest in signing Deng this summer when he becomes an unrestricted free agent. Deng was traded by the Chicago Bulls to the Cleveland Cavaliers...

Is Owner Jim Buss Destroying The Legacy of the Lakers?

The 18-35 Los Angeles Lakers are in the company of the Sacramento Kings, waaaaaaayyy down at the bottom of the Western Conference. Who would have ever imagined that the Lakers, and the Kings, two teams who would battle it out in the early 2000′s in the Western Conference Finals would be the two worst teams in the West? Who would be so sinister as to conjure this up years ago? Mostly...

Dwight Howard’s eventful return to L.A. featured boos, mockery, comeuppance (videos)

Wednesday marked yet another night in Dwight Howard’s career in which he returned to an NBA city that he had spurned. Previously, boos have rained down upon him in his returns to Orlando to play the Magic and the Houston Rockets center made his first and eventful return to Los Angeles to play the Lakers […]The post Dwight Howard’s eventful return to L.A. featured boos, mockery...

Lakers, Warriors Agree To Trade

According to multiple media reports, the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors have agreed to a trade that will send G Steve Blake to Golden State in exchange for G Kent Bazemore and G MarShon Brooks. Steve Blake, who turns 34 years old next week, has been injured for most of this season. Blake […]

Steve Blake To Warriors

On the Eve of the annual NBA trade deadline, the Los Angeles Lakers were again major players. This time, the veteran point guard from Maryland was shipped off to the Golden State Warriors for young guards Kent Bazemore and Marshon Brooks. The Lakers were thought to deal Jordan Hill or Pau Gasol by the deadline, but Blake’s name has come up in the past. Chris Kaman along with Blake...
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