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As we told you yesterday, ‘tis the season for NBA trade rumors. And we all know, or you’ll soon find out, with trade rumors comes denials. So when Sam Smith wrote that Paul Gasol wanted to play in Chicago, the Los Angeles Times quickly caught up with Gasol and gave him his chance to deny the report. And deny he did. “My position is still the same,” Gasol told The Times. “I still would love to be a part of the Lakers and continue to be here to help the team win more championships as soon as possible. It’s out of my control and it’s out of my hands, no matter what.” “I don’t know where that came from,” Gasol said. “It’s pointless to really worry about it. I’m totally cool with it, whatever they say. The stories will appear and then disappear on something that does or doesn’t happen again. It sucks to be in that position, but it is what it is.” “There’s a lot of rumors,” Gasol said. “Different rumors, all kinds of rumors. Once the [NBA] draft gets closer [on June 28], al
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A report on Bulls.com indicates that according to Lakers insiders, Pau Gasol reportedly wouldn't mind a change of scenery and would like to go to Chicago and play for the Bulls.
Jason WhitneyStart up the Pau Gasol trade rumor engines yet again! This time you ask…the Chicago Bulls. To be honest, I don’t blame Gasol. Would you want to stick around being Kobe Bryant’s whipping boy? Every time there is chaos in Laker land he’s the first one to be blamed.
The newest report according to Sam Smith of Bulls.com:
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Pau Gasol laughed with a tone that suggested both amusement and annoyance.
A little over a week removed from the Lakers' early playoff exit in the Western Conferense semifinals, and the team's forward is already finding himself the subject of trade rumors. This time it didn't involve the Lakers shopping him around with other teams. Bulls.com's Sam Smith quoted "...
Much like all the Pau Gasol trade rumors of yesteryear, it’s going to be much the same during this off-season. Here’s another fun rumor that comes from Bulls.com Sam Smith: The interesting part, according to Lakers’ insiders, is Gasol would like to play for the Bulls. And what you hardly need any sources for is [...]
Hannah Storm of ESPN did an in-depth interview with Kobe Bryant which was featured on a show called "Face to Face."In the interview, Storm asked Bryant about his early days as a teenager playing for the Lakers, his crazy work ethic, and helping the homeless near the STAPLES Center. Bryant also talked about how when he was a kid in Philly, he would play pick-up ball all...
It's not even the NBA offseason yet, but we already have our first crazy rumor. Sam Smith of Bulls.com reports that, according to Lakers insiders, Pau Gasol would like to play for the Chicago Bulls. Smith reported the rumor in an article in which he discusses Chicago's offseason plans. He said that Gasol and Kobe Bryant were constantly at odds this season, and that they ...
EL SEGUNDO The Los Angeles Lakers have promoted Glenn Carraro to Assistant General Manager, it was announced Thursday by Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak.
Carraro, who spent last season serving in a dual role as both the Director of Basketball Administration for the Lakers and as the General Manager of the Los Angeles D-Fenders, will retain his title of General Manager of...
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Last summer, the former Blazers guard decided to hang them up at age 27 due to chronic knee issues, but now he's contemplating making a return to the Association.
Another off-season, another round of Lakers trade rumors. This time its Pau Gasol getting traded to the Chicago Bulls. Of course its just a rumor but the Lakers are looking to trade Gasol. In fact, they have already trade him this season. Only David Stern un-traded him. This most recent trade rumor doesn’t make a [...]
The Los Angeles Lakers trail the Oklahoma City Thunder three games to one in the NBA Western Conference semifinals. If the Lakers lose tonight on the road at Oklahoma City the team is likely headed for a major shakeup. Rumors are already swirling as to the futures of Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum in a [...]
Derrick Rose previously said that he would love for Pau Gasol to join him on the Bulls. And if you want to believe the Bulls’ own website, Gasol, probably on his way out of Los Angeles, doesn’t think that’s such a bad idea, either. Here’s Bulls.com:
The interesting part, according to Lakers’ insiders, is Gasol would like to play for the Bulls. And what you hardly need any...
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Yesterday, Los Angeles Lakers star Metta World Peace decided to wish everyone a "Happy Labor Day" on Twitter.The only issue for Metta was yesterday was Memorial Day and it only provided us with this classic flip-flop on Twitter:
After the Los Angeles Lakers got eliminated from this season’s NBA playoffs by the Oklahoma City Thunder many fans, and media, were calling for Coach Mike Brown’s head. That’s nothing new, they have wanted him to be fired all season. But I’m here to tell you that he deserves another chance. You can’t just get [...]