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Kobe Bryant wanted to play with Michael Jordan in Washington

More than a decade ago, Kobe Bryant wanted to leave the Los Angeles Lakers and play for the Washington Wizards, to play alongside one of his idols, Michael Jordan, according to a Washington Post report.  “That’s true,” Bryant told the Post. “A long time ago? Yeah.” The plans to leave L.A. went away when then-Wizards owner Abe Pollin parted ways with Jordan in 2003...
Via Sports-Glory
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers: Kobe Bryant will be examined Monday, decision on surgery made then

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday that team doctors have confrimed that Kobe Bryant has a significant tear in the rotator cuff. But Bryant will still need to be examined Monday to determine if he needs surgery. LAL team physician Dr. Steve Lombardo confirmed the diagnosis of a torn rotator cuff for Kobe Bryant and discussed options with...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Ed Davis showing lots of improvement

Out of all of the players the Los Angeles Lakers managed to acquire through offseason moves, the signing of young, journeyman forward Ed Davis probably wasn’t one that raised eyebrows one way or the other. His career statistics aren’t wowing, as he has averaged pedestrian numbers at best up to this point (career averages of 7.0 points per game and 6.0 rebounds per game). One...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Price, Davis added to starting lineup

After starting out hot last week with wins against the Toronto Raptors and the Detroit Pistons, the Los Angeles Lakers suffered two consecutive blowout losses against two teams with strong backcourts and point guard play in the Washington Wizards and the Boston Celtics. In these losses, starting point guard Jeremy Lin was severely outplayed by his star opponents, including being...
Via isportsweb.com
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Injury Update: Ed Davis will play in tonight's game against the Grizzlies

The Los Angeles Lakers are currently 3 – 11 and with the Memphis Grizzlies on deck, lets face it, Lakers are going to need a big game from one Kobe Bryant if they’re going to avoid another loss. Although, even with Kobe playing out of his mind, which he often does, his teammates still have to show up. This Grizzlies team is no joke. #106553270 / gettyimages.com As I...
Via NBA Injury News
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers season preview: Roster Analysis

Los Angeles Laker fans can finally rejoice as the 2014-15 NBA season has officially started with training camps opening for teams around the league. A new coach and supporting cast are hoping to propel the team back into the crowded West Coast playoff picture. Coach Byron Scott has the team focused on a new defensive mentality and this roster is loaded with exciting, athletically...
Via isportsweb.com
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEOS and PHOTOS: Ed Davis and Nick Young put in work at the Lakers’ practice facility

PHOTO: twitter.com/Lakers This is what I love to see: guys backing up all their talk by putting in work in the gym during the offseason. While you also have to remember that some guys quietly do their work over the summer without hitting up Instagram and Twitter every five minutes to prove that they’re doing their job, it’s still nice to see videos like these of Nick Young...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: New Lakers big man Ed Davis talks luxury cars, says he’s too tall for a Lambo

Being a big man in the NBA definitely has it’s advantages – signing a $2 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers is just one of the plus sides – but there are also some drawbacks, too, such as being too large to fit into a Lamborghini. And, yes, that’s definitely a first world problem. New Lakers big man Ed Davis caught up with TMZ in L.A. recently and discussed the business...
Via Lakerholicz.com
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Underrated Signing Alert. Ed Davis to Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers and Ed Davis have agreed to a 2 year deal worth $2M. Davis will have a player option for the 2nd year. This is a bargain of a deal for the Lakers, in what I would call a savvy deal.Davis was stuck in Memphis behind Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol and did not get to show case his talents. Davis is a tremendous shot blocker and crashes the boards on both ends of...
Via TopSportsReport
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Ed Davis Contract Grade

Los Angeles Lakers: Ed Davis Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 2 million (2nd season a player option) You Los Angeles Lakers fans have had little to cheer about recently besides having an excellent draft as you got one of the best players in the draft in Julius Randle at 7 and a potential steal in Nick Johnson in the mid 2nd round...
Via HoopStuff
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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