Originally written on Lakerholicz.com  |  Last updated 5/24/15
This is the harsh reality of the NBA: One minute you’re warming up for a game with a team who you’ve been with for the last four years, and the next – just like that – you’re gone. That was the case with Steve Blake on Wednesday night. Just over an hour before tip-off, Blake was informed that he’d been traded to the Golden State Warriors and had to change from his warmups and into his suit seeing as he was no longer a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. ESPN captured Blake’s final minutes as a Laker on camera. The veteran guard was even seen smiling while warming up, making the deal seem all that more cold-blooded. However, this is a business, and every player in the league knows that they can be moved at any given time. As you’ll hear in the video – and as you’ll see on his Twitter page – Kobe Bryant wasn’t happy about the trade, but he knows better than anyone that this is just another day in the Association. H/T @jose3030 .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } @media(min-width: 500px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } } @media(min-width: 800px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 336px; height: 280px; } } The post VIDEO: Steve Blake all smiles during Lakers warmups, leaves moments later in suit after being traded appeared first on Lakerholicz.com.
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