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The Los Angeles Lakers Are Setting Themselves Up For Future Success

Julius Randle (middle) is just the start of Mitch Kupchak’s (left) plan to rebuild the Lakers – Mandatory Credit: The Los Angeles Lakers have been, well, how should I put this, embarrassingly awful over recent seasons. And that’s me being nice. The Lakers’ last two seasons have been the worst we’ve seen them play in over a decade. The sad part is, they’ve invested...
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Nike signature shoe line on the way for Nick Young?

PHOTO: Nick Young’s Instagram Could Swaggy P soon become even more Swaggy? During a recent trip to London, Nick Young caught up with Pause Magazine who interviewed the L.A. native about his life on and off the court. Seeing as Pause are a magazine dedicated to men’s fashion, there was a lot of talk about Young’s famous wardrobe, which of course includes hundreds and hundreds...
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VIDEO: Iggy Azalea hits trick shot at Lakers’ practice facility

We knew that Nick Young was a Trick Shot Shorty, but we didn’t know that his girlfriend was, too. In a video posted by both Swaggy P and Iggy Azalea last night, the Australian rapper can be seen hitting a trick shot from behind the basket at the Lakers’ practice facility in El Segundo. I guess that one of the perks of dating a Lakers player and also being an international celebrity...
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Nick Young celebrates Iggy Azalea’s trick shot in Instagram video

In terms of notable couples in the association, Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young and his girlfriend Iggy Azalea are among them. Last night, Nick decided to go to the Los Angeles Lakers practice facility for some late night hoops and Iggy decided to come with him. In the below Instagram video from Nick’s account, Iggy hits a pretty incredible trick shot from behind-the-basket...
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Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe Bryant Forming A Big 3?

Los Angeles Lakers rebuilding sounds delightful to envious fans that have despised the nearly two decades of championships owned by the franchise. For the Los Angeles faithful, this rut in their search for success has them reaching for tissues. Boasting a laundry list of Hall of Famers and 16 Larry O’Brien trophies, the expectation of […] Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe Bryant Forming...
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Los Angeles Lakers: An All Star Season For Jeremy Lin?

Los Angeles Lakers: An All Star Season For Jeremy Lin? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t a playoff team, as they are at best the 10th most talented team in the Western Conference. However, with their cap space they have a chance next offseason to be big spenders to build a contender and in 2 offseason, they have a near clean cap...
Via HoopStuff
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Nick Young Explains Why He Thought ‘The Purge’ Was Real (Video)

We were left cackling when Lakers guard Nick ‘Swaggy P’ Young accidentally fell for a real life Purge prank going around on twitter. But the now embarrassed baller speaks out about why he fell for the obviously phoney prank. Good answer, Nick. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. The post Nick Young Explains Why He Thought ‘The Purge’ Was Real (Video) appeared...
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VIDEOS: Ryan Kelly is working hard in the gym this summer

Although Ryan Kelly signed a new two-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, the 23-year-old newlywed isn’t about to start resting on his laurels anytime soon. In two Instagram videos posted by Kelly, the Duke product can be seen putting in some serious work with gameshapeinc, a personal training company that works with the likes of Sasha Vujacic, Blake Griffin and Ronny...
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James Harden expects to see ’20-year-old’ Kobe Bryant

The Los Angeles Lakers are extremely excited to welcome Kobe Bryant back to the floor this season after missing the majority of last season due to injury. It is unknown what Bryant is going to return to the floor, and what type of numbers he will be able to put up. James Harden spoke with ThePostGame about what Bryant has said when talking to him, and he expects to see a 20-year...
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Los Angeles Lakers: Michael Beasley And Frontcourt Signings Imminent?

As we wait for the beginning of Kobe Bryant‘s farewell tour, and nightly attempts of “go to hell” ball, the Los Angeles Lakers are still piecing together a roster worthy of Staples Center’s price of admission. Currently the Lakers are carrying 13 players into the season, with five of them listed at the power forward […] Los Angeles Lakers: Michael Beasley And Frontcourt...
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Kobe Bryant studying old rival on how to adjust game

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is using his old rival as an example of how to become “more efficient” on the court at the age of 36. Bryant, who turned 36 on Aug. 23, is preparing to make his comeback from a knee injury and has been studying Paul Pierce this offseason. From Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard: In preparing for this season, Bryant told friends that the...
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Los Angeles Lakers: 3 Players To Target

Though the Lakers roster for training camp is not 100 percent set, it’s clear that there will be some holes to fill on the squad, even when the team is set to tip off the season. From my perspective, the Lakers could do well to acquire a few players with NBA experience to the mix early […] Los Angeles Lakers: 3 Players To Target - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - Analysis, Opinion...
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Los Angeles Lakers: Julius Randle a top-3 rookie

For some reason, there is a consistent trend to get overlook consistent and reliable players in favor of more spectacular and flashy talents in the sports world. Ask greats like Tim Duncan, who, while widely recognized as the greatest power forward of all time, has spent the entirety of his career in the shadow of bigger names like Shaquille O’ Neal and Kobe Bryant. Ask Craig Biggio...
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Kobe: 'I would go 0-30 before I would go 0-9' from the floor

The Kobe documentary is shaping up to be must-see TV, especially if we are going to get more quotes like this. Gotham Chopra, the director of “Kobe Bryant’s Muse”, an upcoming documentary on Bryant, told a story about being with Kobe and watching the Nets and the Heat play. Recounts Chopra, “Deron Williams went like 0-9. I was like, ‘Can you believe Deron Williams went...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Kobe Bryant trash talked LeBron James after ‘The Decision’

The Los Angeles Lakers had just defeated the Boston Celtics in the 2010 NBA Finals, making them back-to-back NBA champions, but all of the attention was on LeBron James and his decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat. That did not sit well with Kobe Bryant. From Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding: With a brutal seven-game victory over the Celtics in the bank for...
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