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It’s common knowledge that this season has been a massive disappointment for a Los Angeles Lakers team that was expected to revive “Showtime” and be a force in the NBA. When Steve Nash decided to take his talents albeit significantly diminished talents to the Lakers, I bet he didn’t envision having to put up with the turmoil, child-like squabbling amongst teammates, getting run off the court by teams with a lot less talent than theirs and not doing what he does best which is running the team.
In an interview Nash opens up about coming to terms with the latter, embracing his new role and having no regrets.
“Ten out of 10 times, I make the same decision again,” Nash told USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday. “I’ve gotten to see my kids probably four times as much as I’d seen them if I’d have gone back East. That’s first and foremost. Second of all, it’s a great experience to play for the Lakers organization. … I’m happy here.
“I’m beyond playing for the credit or the adulation. I feel s
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While the season has not gone as planned, both Steve Nash and Dwight Howard -- and even Kobe, in a way -- said that the run for a postseason berth could be fun.
Following the Lakers’ win over the Timberwolves on Thursday night, Kobe Bryant had something to say about his teammate.
Kobe’s killer quote of the night was likening Antawn Jamison to “a cockroach”: “He keeps finding the cracks.”
— KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) March 1, 2013
Pretty spot on, seeing that cockroaches can live forever and live through hell.
Steve Nash does not regret his decision to join the Lakers despite a frustrating season that may result in missing the playoffs.
While LeBron and DWade were busy posting fun stuff to their Twitter account like The Heat’s Harlem Shake video – FUNNY, make sure you watch that even if you hate every other video you’ve seen of it. Kobe Bryant was announcing he’d required a new nickname, Vino. But he’s not giving you the meaning behind it. You have to figure out a brain teaser in order to understand the...
Pau Gasol is not yet ready to return to the court. He's not even ready to return to practices. However, he can at least do some form of working out. Apparently, the Los Angeles Lakers' forward has been cleared to use an elliptical.While there is a good chance Gasol cannot return unless the Lakers make the playoffs, he is working hard to get back. Mark Medina of the...
Dwight Howard can barely keep himself on the court this season for the Los Angeles Lakers, but he's already eyeing a possible Olympic roster spot for 2016. Howard has been battling a torn labrum in his shoulder, and he has been trying to get his back right all season after surgery last summer. According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles, Howard was asked about the 2016...
With a win last night, the Los Angeles Lakers have pulled within two games of the Houston Rockets for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Lakers are 4-1 since the All-Star break and 11-5 in their last 16. Kobe Bryant guaranteed the team would reach the postseason and Steve Nash is starting to really adapt to the Lakers’ role that went from juggernaut...
Stephen Curry‘s 54-point explosion at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night earned the Warriors guard a lot of new fans. Already widely considered one of the greatest shooters ever, Curry drew praise from many as the best shooter in the game today. At least, that was how Celtics coach Doc Rivers sees it.
If Curry is the clear-cut choice as the best pure shooter in the game,...
The Lakers are on the move. With Kobe Bryant’s 33 points the Lakers powered past the Timberwolves 116-94. The Lakers are now one game shy of the .500 mark. Bryant said he and his team were going to make the play-offs this season and he loos to be living up to his word. Kobe got some help from his bench in the game, Antawn Jamison scored 17 points and Jodie Meeks claimed the next...
It's been well documented how much Lakers forward Pau Gasol loves Los Angeles. He's been to Dodgers games and done various philanthropic efforts at local hospitals, but Wednesday night he enjoyed a first.
Gasol visited the new Pauley Pavilion and took in what he says was his first college basketball game, a 79-74 overtime win for UCLA over Arizona State.
The Lakers will temporarily re-brand as "Los Lakers" for three games in March. As part of the NBA's seventh-annual "Noche Latina" (Latin Night) program, the Lakers will wear Los Lakers uniforms on March 3 at Staples Center, hosting the Atlanta Hawks.
"The NBAs inclusion of the Lakers in its month-long slate of Noche Latina games is the perfect opportunity...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant scored 33 points and Antawn Jamison added 17 in the Los Angeles Lakers' 21st consecutive victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, 116-94 on Thursday night.
Bryant and Jodie Meeks each hit four of Los Angeles' 16 3-pointers, and Meeks finished with 16 points. The Lakers (29-30) have won 12 of 17 and five of seven while moving within two games...
“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly;
it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can
gather strength from distress and grow."
— Thomas Paine
The loss in Denver seem to have changed the attitude of the Lakers (28-30) over the course of...