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Heading into this season, the Los Angeles Lakers' glaring weakness was at point guard. LA tried to make a deal with the Hornets to acquire Chris Paul but we all know how that just became a debacle when the NBA stopped the deal from going through.
In the end, the Lakers made a deal with the Cavaliers to acquire Ramon Sessions which was a huge step up from guards Steve Blake and rookie Darius Morris.
Sessions would provide a steady, experienced hand at the point guard spot and early on would make an immediate impact. However, in the playoffs, Ramon vanished as the Lakers were booted out of the playoffs by the Thunder.
And now that the offseason is in full swing for LA, Sessions has decided to opt out of his contract with Los Angeles and will become a free agent next month in the hopes to receive a multi-year contract.
“Ramon has carefully considered this decision,” said Sessions’ agent, Jared Karnes. “He had to make a career decision and ultimately decided to do what was best ...
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Los Angeles Lakers guard Ramon Sessions is declining his player option for next season to test free agency.
Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said Tuesday he wishes Sessions had picked up the $4.55 million option for next year, but the club will still make an effort to sign the point guard.
Sessions took over as the Lakers' starting point guard shortly after they acquired...
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Ramon Sessions decided not to exercise the option on the final year of his contract, and will test the free-agent market, ESPNLosAngeles.com reported Tuesday. "Ramon has carefully considered this decision," said Sessions' agent, Jared Karnes, in a statement. "He had to make a career decision and ultimately decided to do what was...
Before we go blowing these quotes out of proportion, it’s important to remember that Phil Jackson and Kobe Bryant won a lot of championships together. Without Kobe, Phil wouldn’t have more championship rings than he has fingers. Just as he wouldn’t trade Michael Jordan for any player in NBA history, I’m sure Jackson feels the same way about Kobe. All disclaimers aside, it...
Los Angeles Lakers starting point guard Ramon Sessions has decided to opt out of the final year of his contract to test free agency, according to the L.A. Times: “Ramon has carefully considered this decision,” said Sessions’ agent, Jared Karnes. “He had to make a career decision and ultimately decided to do what was best [...]
Back in March the Cavaliers traded PG Ramon Sessions to the Lakers for a 2012 first-round draft selection which turned out to be pick number 24. Also included in the deal are Cleveland’s Christian Eyenga and Los Angeles’ Luke Walton and Jason Kapono. Kapono was bought out of his deal. Walton’s contract expires at the end of next season.
Sessions has a player option for next...
A very good player could be available at a very bad price. Pau Gasol is back on the market, according to reports, not that he ever left. The Los Angeles Lakers apparently are willing to take back less talent in the quest to move the 31-year-old forward and his $19 million salary. If they succeed, it is difficult to see any such deal improving the Lakers' title hopes. Gasol is...
Once the Lakers were bounced from the playoffs in the 2nd round by the Oklahoma City Thunder, most people believed that it was given that major changes were on the horizon. Pau Gasol has routinely been rumored to be on the trade block and just yesterday, Ramon Sessions decided to opt-out of his contract and become a free agent. So it seemed that the wheels were already in motion...
After the Lakers flamed out in the playoffs for the second season in a row, people figured the team would make significant personnel changes. The common thought has been that either Andrew Bynum or Pau Gasol would be traded, and that it was Gasol who was most likely gone.
Gasol was dealt to Houston in a three-way trade before the season began, but he remained in LA after the deal...
INGLEWOOD, Calif.—The past couple of months have been rough for Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol. As they watch the NBA Finals from anywhere but the court, the duo were losers on the racetrack on Sunday.
To read this feature and watch video of Gasol with the horse, please click the link below.
Phil Jackson believes Jim Buss' appreciation of Andrew Bynum changed the rhythm of the Lakers in their first season without their former coach.
One lucky [read:wealthy] bidder will take on Lakers guard Kobe Bryant in a game of H-O-R-S-E July 2nd at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Last week Bryant made an auction on eBay where the highest bidder will get the opportunity to beat the five-time World Champion. 27 people placed their bid and the winner will give Bryant $22,322.22 which will be donated to...
While searching the internet the most popular debate topic was: “Who is the better player out of LeBron James and Kobe Bryant so here is article to hopefully come up with an answer. Most people will say that Kobe has been playing longer so he has accumulated more numbers, but that’s ok we will use a conversion factor in order to see who has performed better over the years....