Found December 12, 2012 on The NBA Passionista:
The team heralded to be the toughest competition this season — the Los Angeles Lakers — are now in a 9-13 whole after they lost another game to the Cleveland Cavaliers who, by the way, have won 5 games. A starting lineup of Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant could not beat a starting lineup of [...]The post Quotes From The Lakers That Are Funny….Well, If You Aren’t A Laker Fan appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Mike D’Antoni snaps at columnist T.J. Simers (Video)

The mounting frustration over the Lakers’ poor start to the season culminated with new head coach Mike D’Antoni snapping at a media member following the team’s 100-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday. Los Angeles Times columnist T.J. Simers, who has been an irritant to most LA sports figures for the past two decades, was grilling D’Antoni over the team’s lack...

Howard tells critics to settle down

NEW YORK -- Dwight Howard has a message for anybody criticizing him. Settle down. The Lakers center wanted to remind everybody he was still not 100. "I wasn't even supposed to be playing until January and I'm playing now. What do you expect?" he said after the Lakers' shoot-around Thursday afternoon. They play the New York Knicks tonight. Howard has been...

Lakers center Howard tells critics to relax

NEW YORK Dwight Howard has a message for anybody criticizing him. Settle down. The Lakers center wanted to remind everybody he was still not 100 percent. "I wasn't even supposed to be playing until January and I'm playing now. What do you expect?" he said after the Lakers' shoot-around Thursday afternoon. They play the New York Knicks tonight. Howard has...

Kobe Sees Dwight Maturing

When Dwight Howard was traded to the Lakers in August, Kobe Bryant said the center's "clown act" would not be accepted on his new team.

J.R. Smith Takes Shot At Kobe Bryant On Twitter

J.R. Smith responded to some Laker fans on Twitter Wednesday night.  During the spree, Smith bashed Kobe Bryant insinuating he takes too many shots. This, coming from one of the most ridiculed players at shot selection. Does having a better record 21 games into the season justify Smith talking trash about one of the greatest players of all time? You be the judge: Yea shots! RT ...

The worst free-throw attempt in basketball history

This video makes Shaquille O’Neal and Dwight Howard look like the best free throw shooters in the business. Both O’Neal and Howard are notorious for being horrendous at shooting free throws, but at least they can get the ball in proximity of the rim. The same can not be said for Appalachian State Center Brian Okam, who re-defined the term “airball” after attempting a...

No easy answers for 'baffling' LA

CLEVELAND -- Mike D'Antoni stood outside the visiting locker room and stared at the ground. His eyes were bloodshot, his hair a mess, his tie out of sorts. It was as if he had spent the previous 48 minutes tumbling in a clothes dryer. "The state that we're in, that's inexcusable, and we've got to figure it out," he said. D'Antoni was speaking after...

Cavaliers 100, Lakers 94

CLEVELAND -- The Cavaliers ran into one of the all-time greats. But not even Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant's season-high 42 points could ruin the return of Cavs guard Kyrie Irving on Tuesday at Quicken Loans Arena. Irving had 28 points, six rebounds and a season-high 11 assists in the Cavs' exciting 100-94 victory over the struggling Lakers. He had missed the previous...

Irving's return sparks Cavs past Lakers

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers ran into one of the all-time greats. But not even Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant's season-high 42 points could ruin the return of Cavs guard Kyrie Irving on Tuesday at Quicken Loans Arena. Playing for the first time since Nov. 18, Irving had 28 points, six rebounds and a season-high 11 assists in the Cavs' exciting 100-94 victory...

Los Angeles Lakers at New York Knicks: Primetime TV or just Another Game?

It’s clear to see why programmers and schedulers have tonight’s Knicks, Lakers game on primetime national television. Before the season started, you had Dwight Howard against Amar’e Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony against Kobe Bryant, and a plethora of other former all-stars going head-to-head. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images) But is tonight’s matchup at Madison Square...

Kyrie’s Double-Double Puts Lakers In Trouble, Cavaliers Win 100-94

There truly has not been a lot to cheer about so far this season for fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers. That was until Tuesday night, when reigning NBA Rookie Of The Year, point guard Kyrie Irving returned from a stint on the injured list with a double-double; helping the Cavaliers top the Los Angeles Lakers at Quicken Loans Arena, by a final margin of 100-94. After missing the last...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.