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You knew that Nick Young‘s son would inherit his swag. You just knew it. The other day, big Swaggy P posted a photo of his son wearing awesome Lakers pajamas. They wouldn’t fit me, but I’m still jealous: I propose that Little Swaggy P becomes the Lakers’ answer to Little Chris Paul. Who’s with me? .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } @media(min-width: 500px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } } @media(min-width: 800px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 336px; height: 280px; } }

NBA 2K14 Ratings: Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol, Chris Kaman and Nick Young

With NBA 2K14 just days away from release, many fans of the game are anxious to see what ratings their favorite players have been given this year. Thanks to Lakers beat reporter Mark Medina, we can share with you the ratings for Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol, Chris Kaman and Nick Young: Some NBA2K14 rankings on Lakers: Kobe Bryant (93), Steve Nash (81), Pau Gasol (81), Chris...

Lakers rookie Ryan Kelly cleared to play

Things are starting to look up for Ryan Kelly. After being sidelined for months and spending the opening weeks of his NBA career as an unsigned rookie, the Los Angeles Lakers signed their second round pick on Friday, and now, according to The Herlad-Sun, Kelly has been cleared to resume basketball activities and will be able to fully participate during training camp: “I am ready...

Rumors: Darius Jonhson-Odom, Eric Boateng possible Lakers camp invites

While the Los Angeles Lakers currently have 16 players under contract, they can bring a maximum of 20 guys into camp, which is usually the norm in order for teams to not only get a look at some intriguing prospects, but also so practices and drills can be carried out during training camp. According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN Los Angeles, two possible camp invites for the Lakers...

OFFICAL: Lakers sign Darius Johnson-Odom and Eric Boateng

The Los Angeles Lakers have officially signed Darius Johnson-Odom and Eric Boateng. The team was rumored to be interested in adding the pair to their training camp roster, and a press release from the team today confirmed that they had signed the guard and center. Johnson-Odom was traded to the Lakers on draft night in 2012 after being selected in the second round by the Dallas Mavericks...

Lakers may put point guard Steve Nash on minutes limit

During the 2012-13 season Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash never seemed like himself. Despite being back in head coach Mike D’Antoni’s system where he thrived for years, Nash never got comfortable during his first season with the Lakers. As a result, reports have now surfaced that suggest Nash could be put on a strict minutes limit during the 2013-14 season. During his...

Nick Young Poses With Topless Mermaid At Birthday Party

Lakers guard Nick Young and Gilbert Arenas post with a half naked mermaid at Laura Govan’s (Arenas’ girlfriend) birthday party.

Kobe Bryant had “gentleman’s agreement” with Gary Vitti to shoot free throws after achilles injury

There are few people tougher that Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and the below story told by Los Angeles Lakers trainer Gary Vitti might give you even more reason to believe so. Recently, LA Daily News Mark Medina spoke with Vitti and the moment that Kobe tore his achilles against the Golden State Warriors last season. Vitti stated in the interview that he and Kobe Bryant had...

Lakers GM Says Kobe Bryant ‘Intends to Retire a Laker,’ Still Recovering from Achilles Injury

Kobe Bryant isn’t signed beyond the 2013-14 NBA season, but that shouldn’t make Los Angeles Lakers fans believe that the five-time champion and future Hall of Famer won’t retire with the only franchise he’s ever played for. Speaking with reporters on Wednesday, team general manager Mitch Kupchak said that “Kobe’s made it clear that he intends to retire (as a Laker) and...

Stand By Your Man Jeanie Buss

LOS ANGELES, CA - No one takes the saying ‘Stand by your man’ more serious than Jeanie Buss. Buss who is daughter of the late Jerry Buss, owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, and Chief of Business Operations says in her recent book, ‘Laker Girl’ she felt betrayed by the Laker organization when they opted to hire Mike D’Antoni instead of putting fiancee Phil Jackson back at...

Rumors: Dan Gadzuric to be added to Lakers’ roster

Earlier today, the Los Angeles Lakers announced the signing of Darius Johnson-Odom and Eric Boateng which brought the roster total to 18. Mitch Kupchak said during his annual pre-season meeting on Wednesday that the team would take 19 players into camp and it appears that Dan Gadzuric will be the final man. According to a tweet from ESPN Los Angeles’ Ramona Shelburne, Gadzuric...

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak, “We Want Kobe To Retire A Laker”

As previously noted, Kobe Bryant wants to retire as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers and it appears that the Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak shares the same sentiment. Check out this tweet from the Lakers official Twitter account: Kupchak: "Kobe's made it clear that he intends to retire (as a Laker) and we feel same way." — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) September...

Lakers GM talks Kobe's return, Dwight's departure

EL SEGUNDO, CA The heat is on the Lakers as basketball's most popular franchise tries to recover from a devastating injury to one of the game's all-time greats, and the not-so-surprising defection of a potential Hall of Famer who was thought to be the next face of the franchise. Nobody's seat is toastier than that of General Manager Mitch Kupchak, who met with reporters...

Jeanie says she was “devastated” and “destroyed” when D’Antoni was hired, then backtracks on comments in statement

A new Lakers season is about to begin. Dwight Howard is gone, the team has no expectations and it’s a fresh start for everyone – even Mike D’Antoni. However, thanks to the release of Jeanie Buss‘ new book, the events of last November have been brought up once again. In an excerpt of Jeanie’s updated book “Laker Girl” – which was published by the Los Angeles Times...

Mitch Kupchak Says No Coach Can Control Kobe

At least Kupchak is honest. Here is what he had to say courtesy of Word on the Game. "No coach has been able to control Kobe… and that’s not going to change." – Kupchak — Lakers Nation (@LakersNation) September 25, 2013 "I think the best that Mike can hope for is to get to know Kobe better. […] No coach has been able to control Kobe." — Lakers Nation...

Lakers Won’t Talk Extension with Kobe, Until they See How He Returns from Injury

Ultimately the PR hit would just be too great if the Lakers decided to part ways with Kobe Bryant. I just couldn’t see it happening. So take this more as just the Lakers covering all their bases. A lot of money is coming off the books after this season. So the team is reluctant to […]
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