Found August 01, 2014 on Crossover Chronicles:
Lakers’ Kobe Bryant is in China and took some time to get back on the court. Calm down L.A. fans. If you are worried about the health of his knee and if he will be the same as before the injury, then you might want to look at this video. Bryant his the court and went 1-on-1 with some guy who had no business attempting to guard him. Needless to say, Kobe is looking like Kobe once again!

Kobe Bryant on his goal for next season: “Championship. Always.”

And in today’s not-so breaking news, Kobe Bryant says he’s aiming to win another championship next season. The 35-year-old is currently in the midst of a promotional tour for Nike, and in-between destroying his opponents on the court, Bryant told the media that he’s “always” aiming to win a ring when he enters a brand new season. “Championship. Always. Always. That’s...

Los Angeles Lakers: Trio of bargain-priced free agents

The Los Angeles Lakers entered the offseason with dreams of landing one of the marquee free agents on the market, but are left with the reality that their season will result with another lottery pick. With Mitch Kupchak settling for a trio of bargain-priced players, the team seems to be resigned to write off the season so they can add an elite player in either 2015/2016 seasons with...

Report: Jim Buss Scared Kevin Love From Becoming A Member Of The Los Angeles Lakers

Kevin Love to the Lakers? Apparently not. Jim Buss looks to have prevented that!

Los Angeles Lakers: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Los Angeles Lakers: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content/Hoopstuff… Moves Made: *Signed Carlos Boozer and Ed Davis *Traded for Jeremy Lin *Resigned Nick Young, Jordan Hill, Wesley Johnson, Ryan Kelly and Xavier Henry *Drafted Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson *Hired Byron Scott as Head Coach Strongest: Drafting Julius Randle...

Lakers Injury Update: Steve Nash back to being "100% healthy"

After dealing for Steve Nash in hopes of obtaining an elite point guard, the Lakers have not really been able to get a clean look at what he could do with this team. Since his first season with the Lakers, he's been continuously plagued with one injury or another.While his back caused Nash to miss many games, athletic trainer Gary Vitti thinks that Steve Nash has finally recovered...

Celtics Beat: Peter Vecsey Sheds Light On Love, Lakers

Kevin Love to the Lakers? Apparently not. Jim Buss looks to have prevented that!

Lakers work out free-agent forward Michael Beasley

The Los Angeles Lakers are considering signing free-agent forward Michael Beasley, reports Dave McMenamin of Beasley, a six-year veteran, worked out for the Lakers at their El Segundo, California, practice facility Wednesday. “[Beasley] looked very good and he has been working out,” one source said to McMenamin. “A tiny rust from layoff, but [he] did...

Showtime returns, at least for one day

Jamaal Wilkes (far left), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Byron Scott (center)Magic Johnson and Mitch Kupchak (far left) at Lakers press conferencePhoto by Oliver PetalverEl Segundo, CA - Byron Scott introduction as the new head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday had a distinctively nostalgic feel, perhaps in no small part because former “Showtime” teammates and Hall of Famers...

‘Jeremy Lin Goes Hollywood’ In Hilarious New Video

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } Sure, Jeremy Lin is literally going Hollywood now that he’s a member of the Los Angeles Lakers but he’s having...

Sources: Lakers bring in Beasley for workout

The Los Angeles Lakers are considering signing free-agent forward Michael Beasley and brought in the six-year veteran for a workout at their El Segundo, California, practice facility Wednesday, according to multiple sources. "[Beasley] looked very good and he has been working out," one source said. "A tiny rust from layoff, but [he] did a good job." The former...

Throwback Thursday: Byron Scott scores game-winner versus Spurs in 1990

Say hello to the new head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. Back in 1990, Byron Scott scored a dramatic game-winning three-pointer to defeat the San Antonio Spurs on the road. And, as usual, Chick Hearn didn’t disappoint with his call of the final play of the game. “Ball into Thompson, to Magic, Magic with the dribble, Magic looking, three seconds, Woolridge in deep, Scott for...

VIDEO: Gary Payton, who has been linked to the Lakers, says he’s “getting interested” in coaching

Before Byron Scott officially landed the Lakers’ head coaching job earlier this week, Gary Payton was already being linked to the purple and gold as a potential assistant coach. According to Gery Woelfel from the Raccine Journal Times, Payton is a candidate to join Scott’s coaching staff in L.A. There’s also a chance The Glove ends up on Jason Kidd’s bench with the Milwaukee...

Nash on Dragic’s growth: ‘He deserves all the credit’

(Photo courtesy of Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports) Steve Nash spoke with the media a few days ago in Slovenia, and answered questions regarding all types of subjects. Nash is the general manager of the Canadian national team and was there to oversee his developing program play against Slovenia. The topics that were discussed involved the offseason activities of the Los Angeles...

Heat Sign Shawne Williams

The Miami Heat have signed forward Shawne Williams. Williams, a six-year NBA veteran, has appeared in 251 career regular season games (36 starts) averaging 5.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 17.1 minutes while shooting 40.3 percent from the field, 33.3 percent from three-point range and 73.3 percent from the foul line. Williams split the 2013-14 season with the Los Angeles Lakers and their...

Byron Scott, Los Angeles Lakers Agree to Four-Year Deal

The Lakers have agreed to terms on a 4-year, $17 million contract with Byron Scott. Hall of Fame NBA Writer Mark Heisler discussed why it took so long for the Lakers to find their new head coach.
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