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During an interview with Time Warner Cable SportsNet at the Lakers’ Media Day in El Segundo, Steve Nash told Chris McGee and James Worthy how he feels physically, what he thinks the new additions will bring to the table, and whether he might sit out some games this season to get more rest. .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; } }

D’Antoni says he may rest Nash on back-to-backs this season

At 39-years-old, Steve Nash is the oldest player in the league this season. For that reason, along with the fact that he was plagued by injury last season, it makes sense to limit his minutes this year. Mike D’Antoni is planning on doing just that, and he may even sit the Canadian point guard on the second night of back-to-backs. The following transcript from Media Day is provided...

Michael Jordan: I could beat LeBron in my prime, Kobe maybe not

In an interview to promote Tuesday’s release of “NBA2K14,” Michael Jordan argues that in his prime, he could have handled LeBron James one-on-one, but not Kobe Bryant. But Michael Jordan being Michael Jordan, the 50-year-old did feel compelled to offer up one disclaimer to explain why he suspects Kobe would be the only player who […]The post Michael Jordan says he could have...

VIDEO: Rick Fox interviews Kobe Bryant for NBA TV

They won three NBA championships together, so it’s no surprise that Kobe Bryant and Rick Fox have great chemistry together, even if it’s just for a five minute interview for NBA TV. Fox caught up with the Black Mamba at the Lakers’ Media Day on Saturday, and of course, Bryant’s ex-teammate asked about his Achilles. Kobe talked about his recovery and actually wouldn’t rule...

Lakers Media Day 2013

It’s finally here! Today the Los Angeles Lakers‘ season gets kicked off with Media Day 2013. Keep checking back to this page all day long for all the latest updates from El Segundo. 10:16 am – Nick Young shows off his new look. Video game shots with Swaggy P— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) September 28, 2013 10:11 am – Media Day gets underway. Media...

D’Antoni doesn’t expect Kobe to play during the pre-season

Mike D’Antoni says that he doesn’t expect Kobe Bryant to play during any of the Los Angeles Lakers‘ pre-season games. The following transcript from Media Day is provided by Q: On whether he expects Kobe to be ready for any preseason games: D’Antoni: I am not expecting it. He’s going to try everything he can to get back as soon as he can. I don’t think there’s...

D’Antoni to play Gasol at center; starting power forward spot up for grabs

Now that Dwight Howard is somebody else’s problem, Pau Gasol will be the starting center for the Los Angeles Lakers. However, that leaves a hole at the power forward position. The main contenders to start at the 4 are Jordan Hill, Chris Kaman, Shawne Williams, Wesley Johnson and Ryan Kelly (acording to Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles) and it appears that D’Antoni will experiment...

CC video of the day: D'Antoni thinks the Lakers will surprise next season

Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni took the reigns of the team without a full training camp or the luxury to have time to implement his system. Add the fact the team was beset with injuries to Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant and dealt with the Dwight Howard drama, L.A. did manage to make the postseason but did get swept by the Spurs. Heading into the new season, D'Antoni will finally...

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant interviewed at Media Day 2013

Kobe Bryant was of course the main attraction at Media Day 2013 for the Los Angeles Lakers, and he fielded a number of different questions while on the air with Time Warner Cable SportsNet. His off-season trips, thoughts on a few of the young players and, of course, where he’s at with his rehab are all covered in the video below, which features Chris McGee and James Worthy. ...

Kobe Bryant: I don’t give a s— about Dwight Howard leaving (Video)

You think Kobe Bryant is sick of talking about Dwight Howard yet? Speaking at Los Angeles Lakers Media Day Saturday, Bryant was surrounded by reporters and asked questions about Howard’s choice to leave the Lakers for the Houston Rockets. They were the same questions Bryant answered all summer, so no doubt he was tired of […]

Kobe Bryant on Dwight Howard leaving Lakers, “I Don’t Really Give A Sh*t”

In case you thought that Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant had any positive feelings about former teammate Dwight Howard, those can all be dispelled in the below tweet. Check out Kobe’s thoughts from the Lakers media day as reporter by the Sporting News Sean Deveney: Kobe Bryant was asked about his surprise level when Dwight Howard left: "Honestly, man, I don't really...

Pau Gasol is Lakers' man in the middle once again

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer Pau Gasol was one of the NBA's best centers until two years ago, when he moved out of the middle to accommodate Andrew Bynum's emergence and Dwight Howard's move to the Los Angeles Lakers. With Bynum in Cleveland and Howard in Houston this fall, Gasol is ready to resume that prominent...

Steve Nash Says He’s “Open” To Taking Games Off

Lakers trainer Gary Vitti suggested more rest for Steve Nash and apparently the message has got to head coach Mike D’Antoni. Steve Nash is open to the idea. According to Nash, Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni is considering adopting a model similar to how San Antonio’s Gregg Popovich coaches Tim Duncan by giving him games off to rest throughout the […]

The Lakers history didn’t play into Dwight Howard’s free agency decision

As the Dwight Howard/Los Angeles Lakers saga continues despite him signing with Houston, Dwight recently gave an interview with USA Today about his decision to become a Rocket. One of the most notable portions of the interview was Howard stating that the history of the Los Angeles Lakers didn’t play into his free agency decision-making along with the possibility that the Lakers...

Kobe Bryant Reveals His Favorite Teammate of All Time

Photo credit: In a career where he has shared a locker room (and mostly feuded) with future Hall of Famers such as Shaquille O’ Neal, Dwight Howard, Steve Nash, and Gary Payton along with current Hall of Famer Karl Malone, Kobe hasn’t made a lot of friends. It is apparent that Kobe hasn’t liked sharing a spotlight throughout his career, so it shouldn’t...

Jordan: I can beat LeBron

In the never-ending debate of Kobe vs Lebron, there always seems to be a new wrinkle to it. Michael Jordan once stepped in and provided his opinion on this debate earlier this year. With the advent of the latest edition…Read more →
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