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Phil Jackson can do or say no wrong in the hearts and minds of many Los Angeles Lakers fans, and rightfully so, he brought five championships to the city so he gets a fair amount of rope.
The former Lakers coach has always been one to keep it real, and he did so when he commented on the status of the franchise during a “Live Talks Los Angeles” event on Wednesday in Glendale.
Jackson said he is trying to help his fiance and Lakers part owner Jeanie Buss, but things are pretty bad right now.
“I’m trying to counsel her on ways the team can improve,” Jackson said. “They’re a mess. We know that because of their financial disorder right now, that’s the thing they have to get straight right away.”
He also reiterated that returning to the league as a head coach is not in his future, simple because his body is up to the physical challenge.
“Sometimes I feel I can still get out there and do it but the reality is I’m kidding myself,” Jackson said during Wednesday’s...
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When Phil Jackson talks -- or Tweets – people listen.
Whether people actually believe him or not is a completely different story, particularly when the former head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls and arguably the greatest basketball coach of all-time confesses that his coaching days are over.
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So far Dwight Howard has been linked to the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, and Dallas Mavericks.
But now the prized free agent is reportedly interested in joining the Spurs, Steve Kyler of HoopsWorld.com reports on Thursday.
Is this just a case of wanting to play for the best team, or does Howard actually see himself playing at the AT&T Center in San Antonio?
This isn’t a breaking news story, we reported a couple of weeks ago about a rumor that Dwight and CP3 might be looking to play together.
You don’t have to be an insider to know this is a possibility, a remote possibility, but one that is out there. Chris Broussard’s sources are telling him discussions have been taking place between Howard and CP3.
Sources: CP3 & D12 hope...
The world learned two things about Pau Gasol on Thursday.
1. He is on Twitter.
2. He is apparently pretty good at it.
Gasol does more than just tweet about what he eats for lunch, though. The Lakers forward was honored with the “Social Difference Award,” really the only award of consequence in the NBA Social Media Awards, which honored the likes of Russell Westbrook for his “trendsetting”...
The NBA season isn't even officially over and one of the main topics thus far has been this: where will Dwight Howard land in the offseason? The Lakers, Rockets, Mavericks, and even the Spurs are supposedly the places the star center is considering.
Howard probably doesn't even know where he will land, but former Laker star Magic Johnson has his own option where he should...
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Join host Jimmy Kimmel on August 15th as he will sit down with Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant to talk about his past, present and future. Unlike postgame interviews and press conferences, fans will get the chance to see another side of Kobe as he answers questions and recounts some of his favorite stories. Jimmy Kimmel is really hitting...
Kobe Bryant will sit down with late night host Jimmy Kimmel for a conversation at the Nokia Theatre on Aug. 15 to raise money toward eliminating homelessness in the Los Angeles area.
''Kobe Up Close'' will feature Bryant talking about his career and sharing some of his favorite stories with Kimmel. Tickets for the event range from $25 to $200.
All proceeds will...
It’s not often that I get the opportunity to call Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, a talking turkey, but he will be lending his voice to a talking turkey in an upcoming animated motion picture.
The movie is called “Free Birds” which will be produced by Relativity/Reel FX and D-12 will voice a time traveling bird:
Howard plays Cold Turkey, one of the Wild Turkeys that...
This is actually happening. Perceived as a "soft" big man, Dwight Howard will be voicing the character "Cold Turkey" in a movie about time-traveling turkeys.
When free agency begins on July 1, the most coveted free agents on the market, Dwight Howard and Chris Paul, reportedly want to play together and hope to land on the same team next season.
According to Chris Broussard of ESPN.com:
Chris Paul and Dwight Howard have been in consistent contact recently about the possibility of becoming teammates next season, according to league sources...
Dwight Howard and Chris Paul have been in contact with each other in an effort to play for the same team next season, according to sources.
The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers do not have the available cap space to allow Howard and Paul to team up, which would necessitate an unlikely trade scenario.
The Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks all have cap...
I always felt the chances of Dwight Howard and Chris Paul wanting to play together were extremely low, but if you trust Chris Broussard and his sources I have apparently been wrong. Sources: CP3 & D12 hope to team up next season. Have been texting back & forth to figure it out. Story up soon [...]
Tweet First, let me make a disclaimer: take this latest NBA free agency rumor as just that, a rumor. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard and his now infamous “sources”, free agents Chris Paul and Dwight Howard have been texting each other about the possibility of them playing together: Paul and Howard will be the biggest [...]