Rumors began to circulate when Steve Nash was sidelined with a back injury last Sunday, with some reports claiming that the Lakers would soon be looking to acquire another point guard.
However, according to Mark Medina of Inside SoCal, Mitch Kupchak says that the team isn’t actively searching for a replacement guard:
The Lakers have penciled him out for at least two weeks, though...
Los Angeles Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak still has not gotten over NBA commissioner David Stern rejecting the Chris Paul trade two years ago. Paul, now in his third season with the Clippers, was originally set to be traded to the Lakers as part of a three-team deal also involving the New Orleans Hornets and Houston […]
Let the rumors begin… The Los Angeles Lakers are currently in China – as is Mitch Kupchak – and opening night is still over two weeks away, yet the first trade rumor of the season is already upon us. According to Sam Amico of Fox Sports, the Lakers have reached out to at least one NBA executive recently, and the word around the league is that the purple and gold may attempt...
Last year, the Los Angeles Lakers‘ defense wasn’t all that great, and it doesn’t figure to be much better this coming season. During the summer, the Lakers have lost two former Defensive Player of the Year winners in Metta World Peace and Dwight Howard, and the guys they’ve brought in don’t have the same kind of defensive prowess and the two outgoing Lakers.
For that reason...
The Lakers’ training camp is set to begin later this week and every player on the roster is expected to participate. Well, everyone apart from that Kobe Bryant guy.
In his yearly pre-season meeting with the media, Mitch Kupchak addressed the current health of this Lakers squad, as well as revealing the number of players the team will likely be brining to camp.
The following transcript...
RIGHT ON SCHEDULE
Lakers fans were heard chanting "we want Phil!" during their team's Game 3 loss to the Spurs. See video of the chants here.
Teams around the league waiting for the Lakers to blow it all up may just have to wait a bit longer, at least according to Mitch Kupchak.
Ladies and gentleman, basketball fans alike we have been duped.Ladies and gentleman, basketball fans alike we have been duped. The world told us Mitch Kupchak was an incompetent, bubbling, puppet, who was incapable of rebuilding the Los Angeles Lakers into a championship team. Oh how we were all wrong.
Los Angeles Laker fans have created petitions and online websites denouncing...
Mitch Kupchak and Andrew Bynums agent, David Lee, have spoken recently.
As far as Lakers fans are concerned, they might as well have been discussing the weather.
Lee said on Wednesday that Kupchak, the Lakers general manager, did not broach a possible contract extension for Bynum, the All-Star center who has one more year left on his contract.
I saw the report, Lee said of media...
STEP ASIDE, SHAQ
The Magic are planning to begin scheduling interviews to fill the team's vacant GM position and the team reportedly would like to speak to current Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak.