Expanding on the Venn Diagram of Lakers Skills and Needs

The off-season is a time to remake and build up a roster and as a team that has missed the playoffs four straight years the Lakers are a team that needs some improving. Some of that will come from the internal development of recently drafted players, but the rest will come from player acquisition and swaps via the draft, free agency, and trade market. With that, we recently detailed...
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Phoenix1 and Echo Fox qualify for spring split 2017

After getting sent to the promotional tournament in order to qualify for the League of Legends spring split 2017, Phoenix1 (P1) and Echo Fox (EF) successfully recovered their spots in the North America LCS after battling it out with 3 other teams in best-of-five series. Only 3 of the 5 teams could qualify for the NA LCS, which means that 2 of the 5 teams would get relegated into...
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

eSports investor Rick Fox thinks they’ll be “on par with the NHL” in two years

Former NBA star Rick Fox has a personal connection to eSports. While playing for the Lakers, he and his son connected from across the country by playing games like World of Warcraft and League of Legends. Fox’s interest in the growing industry grew from there and he eventually ended up starting Echo Fox, a venture that has purchased and backed multiple eSports teams in League...
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March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Fox explains how eSports helped him connect with his son

Three-time NBA champion Rick Fox became one of the first high-profile athletes to jump into the world of eSports by purchasing a professional League of Legends team in 2015, Echo Fox. Before Fox was an eSports team owner, though, he was simply a passionate fan of the game, and he explained in a revealing interview with Vice Sports that video games and eSports helped him forge a...
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March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

The team Rick Fox would most want to play for might not be who you'd expect

Rick Fox has witnesses greatness firsthand.The 13-year veteran won three championships with the Kobe-Shaq Los Angeles Lakers at the turn of the millennium, playing on two of the best post-Michael Jordan teams (who Fox faced in the '90s as a member of the Lakers and Boston Celtics). The 1999-00 Lakers went 67-15 in the regular season, tying the fourth-best regular-season record ever...
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February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant wants to go skiing, surfing, skydiving in retirement

  Kobe Bryant will finally have a lot of spare time on his hands for the first time since he’s been an adult once he retires from professional basketball in a few months. While he’ll undoubtedly be busy with his family and potential business pursuits, the future Hall of Famer expressed interest in taking up some recreational hobbies. Bryant joined former teammate Rick Fox...
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January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Laker Rick Fox buying in to eSports’ Team Gravity

Remember all those days lost trying to pass through that world in your parents basement as a kid? This generation is finding a way to make those days not lost — in the form of competitive and team video game playing. Not only is it a real-life thing, but it is also becoming a big time investment. The latest clue in that area came on Friday, as Bloomberg Business reported that...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Fox and Khloe Kardashian spotted on date together?

By Larry Brown It’s been a while since we’ve posted about the dating life of Khloe Kardashian, but this one was too good to pass up. Rumors have swirled about Khloe possibly still being in love with Lamar Odom despite motioning for a divorce from him, but it looks like she is still keeping open her options. X17 video cameras caught Khloe at Casa Vega in Sherman Oaks, arriving...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Fox laughs about Kyle Lowry's 'nuts' on Kobe Bryant's head

Kobe Bryant enjoyed a record-setting night on Sunday when thanks to a third-quarter assist to Wesley Johnson, he became the first player in NBA history to record at least 6,000 assists and 30,000 points. Bryant also notched his 20th career triple-double with 31 points, 12 assists and 11 boards in the overtime win. Oh yeah, about Kyle Lowry's nuts. Watch the video above in which former...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Fox Interested In Knicks' Job

Rick Fox was asked if he might have interest in the head coaching vacancy with the Los Angeles Lakers, but instead shifted the conversation to the New York Knicks. "There are a number of open jobs," Fox said. "I've been looking and in conversations with Phil Jackson, in supporting his vision for the Knicks. I love the Lakers, obviously. They're a little unsure which direction they...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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