Found March 28, 2012 on The NBA Passionista:
This comes a day before Derek Fisher revisits his old stomping grounds: Kobe Bryant is planning a hard push to recruit Derek Fisher and Lamar Odom back to the Lakers as free agents in the summer, a source familiar with Bryant’s thinking told as Fisher prepares to return to Staples Center as a member [...]

Lakers Rumors: Kobe Wants Lamar Odom and Derek Fisher Back in L.A.

The Los Angeles Lakers traded away franchise mainstays Derek Fisher and Lamar Odom in the span of less than four months this season. While feelings were certainly hurt by those moves, there is a chance both guys could be back with the team next season. A source has told that Kobe Bryant is planning to recruit both Fisher and Odom to return to the Lakers next year. It’s...

Derek Fisher's Top 5 Big Shots as a Laker

In honor of Derek Fisher's 13 years in purple and gold and his first return to Staples Center as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, here is a collection of Fisher's 5 biggest shots as a Laker. You'll always be a Laker, Fish!5. DEC. 8, 2010 - LAKERS vs. CLIPPERS (2010-2011 SEASON) (Thanks to JBleezie)After leading 20-18 at the start of the 2nd quarter,...

Lamar Odom calls boos ‘a little confusing and a little hurtful’

This season has been a disaster for Lamar Odom beginning with his cancelled trade to Houston and his eventual trade to the Mavericks. He hasn’t found a role in Dallas, he’s still upset with the Lakers, and he supposedly has had marital trouble. He has missed games to get his head right and he was benched last Friday. He’s even been booed, and that’s been tough for him. “I’ve...

An Odom sighting reported in Mavs win

DALLAS The injury-ravaged Houston Rockets delivered a haymaker to the Dallas Mavericks in the first quarter. The Mavs starters didn't belong on the same floor with Luis Scola and Goran Dragic, so coach Rick Carlisle did the logical thing and turned the game over to his reserves. None other than Lamar Odom no really ignited a rally that allowed the Mavs (29-22) to overcome...


A floor general and a gentleman, Fisher was the steadying voice during 5 NBA titles in LA. OKC may be his sixth. I think I speak for most of LakerNation when I say DEREK FISHER has left an indelible impression in the hearts and minds of Laker lifers everywhere. So it was that the 5-time NBA champion returned to Staples Center Thursday night as a member of the OKC Thunder (weird...

Lakers fall to Thunder in Fisher's return to LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Russell Westbrook scored 36 points, Kevin Durant added 21 and the West-leading Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 102-93 Thursday night for their fifth consecutive victory in the matchup of division leaders. The Thunder shot 46 percent, ending their streak of hitting 50 percent or better in their four previous games. Andrew Bynum had 25 points...

Magazine says Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian are facing ‘The End’

Another day, another report about a controversy between Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian. This one comes courtesy of a cover story from Star Magazine. Friends reportedly told Star that the couple is at the “point of no return” in their marriage. The story is said to cite Lamar Odom’s stripper incidents in January and their declining sex life as reasons for friction. The couple...

Kiki's Keys to the Game: OKC Thunder

A few weeks ago the Lakers cast aside their starting point guard and co-captain, a fan favorite and locker-room leader, Kobe Bryant's best friend on the team and a guy whose clutch shots helped secure five championships for the franchise. It was a tough, emotional decision, but it had to be done. Now, when Derek Fisher returns to L.A. with his new team, the Oklahoma City...

Day 96 of 124: Russell Westbrook Will Have Derek Fisher’s Revenge On Los Angeles

Alternate Title: Revenge Night Alternate Alternate Title: I miss the comfort of being sad (I really hope everyone here is old enough to understand the reference. If you’re not, feel free to leave a comment and make me feel old.) Line of the Night: Danny Granger (2.21) got revenge against himself one night after being the Biggest Loser. Granger came up with 25 points (3 threes...

Thunder-Lakers Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder are the team to beat in the Western Conference, but Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers are showing they may have another run in them - provided they stay focused. The Thunder visit the Lakers on Thursday night in Derek Fisher's return to Staples Center. Oklahoma City (38-12) continues to hold onto first place in the West, although San Antonio has...

POTD 3/28/12: Javale McGee or Blake Griffin?

Notice that the title reads or, not on… although I kind of wish it said on.  Anyway, both Javale McGee and Blake Griffin threw down top-notch dunks last night, but you know how the game works.  There can only be one Poster of the Day, and on this day it’s Javale McGee on Jose Calderon.  To summarize the play in a single sentence, Calderon tried to pull a James Jones and ended...
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