Found September 17, 2013 on
That NBA Lottery Pick:
To be honest, betting lines/odds are usually in flux and before the 2013/14 NBA season has even started, betting websites have already put odds on who will win the NBA championship.
The fine folks over at Bovada Sportsbook have the Miami Heat as the favorites with 19/10 odds but the most surprising part was the area where the Los Angeles Lakers were place.
The Lakers were given 33/1 odds of winning the title which is the same as the Western Conference runner-up from last season, the Memphis Grizzlies. With the loss of Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant coming off an injury, some might say those odds are pretty generous to say the least.
Other notable lines from Bovada include the Warriors at 18/1 odds, Knicks at 22/1 odds, and Detroit Pistons at 75/1 odds.
Lakers image courtesy of Getty Images
BEST OF MAXIM
The Los Angeles Lakers have finally stepped up with some real information regarding Kobe Bryant’s return.
The 35-year-old that is going into his 18th season is doing well according to team spokesman John Black.
Please click here to read this story.
The post Lakers update Kobe Bryant’s progress appeared first on Players View.
Those Hollywood nights.
In those Hollywood hills.
He was looking so right.
In that black, gold and purple uniform.
Kobe Bryant donned the Lakers’ new “Hollywood Nights” alternate uni that was unveiled Wednesday by the team. The look is not surprising, as it was teased for weeks and the result is basically just a normal Lakers home jersey with black in place of white or yellow...
The Los Angeles Lakers begin their 2013-2014 campaign on October 5th in a preseason opener against the Golden State Warriors. Will Kobe Bryant be on the court? Don’t expect it. While Kobe is ahead of the typical six to nine month timetable for a torn Achilles tendon, the five time NBA champion is expected to sit out the entire preseason.Lakers spokesman John Black told the Los...
Kobe Bryant continues to move forward in his rehabilitation from a torn Achilles' tendon though the Lakers are unwilling to put an updated timetable on his exact return.
"He's progressing well and has met all the targets and milestones of his rehab and we expect him to make a full recovery" Lakers spokesman John Black told The Times on Monday. "One of the...
Before you know it the start of the NBA season will be here, and will Kobe Bryant be playing then? Bryant tore his Achilles on April 12. By all signs Bryant is making a fast recovery but the organization hasn’t named a specific date yet for Bryant’s return. Bryant is expected to miss all of the preseason.
Here is an update on Bryant’s status per John Black Lakers spokesman...
Dwight Howard left Hollywood this offseason for .... China?
The Houston Rockets' center, along with New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony and NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen, star in the new Chinese film "Amazing" about a virtual reality basketball video game.
But this was no secret mission for the NBA stars. The league announced in 2010 it was teaming...
The Lakers have finally unveiled their new “Hollywood Nights” black and purple uniforms, and yep, they look sick.
A short video was posted on the team’s Instagram feed, which features Jeanie Buss giving her take on the unis, along with Kobe Bryant modelling the new look.
What do you guys think? I personally can’t wait to see them being worn on the court!
Expectations are pretty lofty in H-town these days for obvious reasons.
Darryl Morey pulled off the unthinkable this off-season by convincing superstar Dwight Howard to leave the bright lights of Los Angeles to join the Rockets. While the duo of James Harden and Dwight Howard looks very scary on paper, Morey is keeping everything in perspective.
Morey spoke with a radio station about...
Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant debuts Los Angeles' new, all-black "Hollywood Nights" uniforms. What do you think of the fresh new threads?
New York Knicks forward Metta World Peace is confident his former team, the Los Angeles Lakers, will be making a trip to the NBA Finals this season. “I think the Lakers are going to go to the NBA Finals,” World
Kobe Bryant’s rehabilitation from a torn Achilles’ tendon is “progressing well,” but the Los Angeles Lakers do not expect him to play in any exhibition games, the Los Angeles Times’ Mike Bresnahan reported on
The Los Angeles Lakers revealed their “Hollywood Night” black uniforms on Wednesday. The team says they will wear the new uniforms on select games this season. The Lakers will also wear a white, sleeved jersey on
In Orlando for much of the 2012 season, the focus was on Dwight Howard. He wanted the glitz, glamor and pressure that would come from playing in a big market. One of his hardest working teammates was not someone many paid attention to. Would anyone care if he too wanted to remain on a team with some relevance and thrived in those pressure situations?
Nobody cared. This was J.J...
Gary Bassing/Orlando Magic
The Orlando Magic Youth Foundation announced it raised $17,000 from the 25th Anniversary Garage Sale the Orlando Magic held at RDV Sportsplex on Saturday. The McCormick Foundation matched all proceeds raised at the event at 50 cents for every dollar, meaning the event raised more than $11,000 in merchandise sold.
It was an incredible event with...