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How to define success for Lakers? Metta World Peace gives amazing answer

The Los Angeles Lakers likely won’t challenge for a playoff spot, barring a few miracles. With that in mind, a reporter asked Metta World Peace on Monday to define what a successful season would look like for this franchise during the 2016-17 season. His answer was spectacular. Someone asks @MettaWorldPeace to define “success” for this Lakers team. And away we go! pic.twitter...
Via Sportsnaut
7 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Media Day: Best Quotes from Media Day

The Lakers 2016 season launched with Media Day on Monday and here are some of the best quotes from the exciting day With the Lakers’ 2016 Media Day finally wrapped up, we can say with confidence that the one thing connecting all of the players is excitement for the upcoming season. To get everyone up to speed […] Lakers Media Day: Best Quotes from Media Day - Lake Show Life...
Via Lake Show Life
42 minutes ago

Lakers Media Day: Larry Nance Jr on Health ‘I’m 100 Percent’

Los Angeles Lakers’ power forward, Larry Nance Jr had some great news for fans during Monday’s exciting Media Day Starting off the interview with the question many Lakers’ fans have been waiting to have answered since Summer League, Chris McGee and James Worthy first question to Larry Nance Jr was about his health. Falling in […] Lakers Media Day: Larry Nance Jr on Health...
Via Lake Show Life
1 hour ago

Lakers News: Yi Jianlian ready to play multiple positions with the Lakers

In a crowded front court, the big man is ready to play wherever he is needed. The Lakers have brought in quite the rotation of big men heading into training camp this season. After drafting Ivica Zubac early in the second round of the 2016 NBA Draft, the team signed two notable veteran centers in Timofey Mozgov and Yi Jianlian, along with re-signing Tarik Black. While Mozgov is expected...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
1 hour ago

Lakers News: Ivica Zubac thinks the NBA is a better fit for him than Europe

Los Angeles’ big second-rounder says he’s ready for the big show. The Los Angeles Lakers’ Las Vegas Summer League team was expected to be a lot of things. D’Angelo Russell’s breakout. Brandon Ingram’s introduction. A Larry Nance, Jr. fanclub meeting. What was not expected was for Ivica Zubac to burst onto the scene with the force of one of his backboard shaking blocks...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
1 hour ago

Timofey Mozgov thinks the Lakers’ young core can ‘change the world’

Big Moz is ready to start the season. The Los Angeles Lakers’ young core of D’Angelo Russell, Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson, Brandon Ingram, and Larry Nance, Jr. has generated a ton of excitement this summer. The team doesn’t appear set to win a ton of games this season, but new offseason acquisition Timofey Mozgov certainly sounds like he thinks that group is primed to be...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
2 hours ago

Your 2016-17 Lakers Training Camp Primer

As long as we have been waiting, it is hard to believe training camp is already here. So much has happened since Kobe dropped those 60 points in his epic career finale and so much of what has occurred has seemingly taken forever to transpire. Yet, media day is here and training camp right along with it. The hiring of Luke Walton and the roster turnover has been covered in detail...
Via Forum Blue & Gold
15 hours ago

Lakers Media Day 2016: When and Where to Watch?

The Los Angeles Lakers will host their 2016 Media Day on September 26 along with the rest of the league. Here’s everything you need to know about when and where to watch The 2016 season will represent first year in two decades that the Lakers will host their annual Media Day festivities without the Black […] Lakers Media Day 2016: When and Where to Watch? - Lake Show Life - Lake...
Via Lake Show Life
18 hours ago

How should the Los Angeles Lakers’ depth chart look?

After months of waiting, the NBA has taken a step closer to the start of the 2016-2017 regular season. Training camps start for all teams on Tuesday September 27, 2016. The training camp will allow the Los Angeles Lakers to evaluate the players they have signed, to scout strengths and weaknesses, and ultimately help the team trim their final roster down below the 15 player limit...
Via isportsweb.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Ingram Throws Out First Pitch At Dodger Game

Los Angeles Lakers rookie and No. 2 draft pick brandon Ingram throws out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium. How did he do? Watch the video to find out! Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA? https://youtu.be/4WarZXDWjxU Or Kobe's special message...
Via Lakers Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young dating singer Paloma Ford

Nick Young appears to have moved on from his ex-fiancee Iggy Azalea with a new — albeit lesser known — musician. Young has been spending a lot of time lately with R&B singer Paloma Ford. On Wednesday night, the two seemingly put the “official” stamp on their relationship when they smooched in front of a bunch of photographers and paparazzi after leaving The Nice Guy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Metta World Peace goes undercover as ‘Panda’ for sporting goods store

Few would ever think of Ron Arte…I mean Metta World Peace, as a candidate for Employee of the Month in anything he did or does. However, that was his cover story as he went undercover at a Modell’s Sporting Goods Store. His cover name? Naturally it was “Panda.” I mean, what else would the guy who actually changed his legal name to Metta World Peace pick, right? Quite a...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers sign well-traveled F Thomas Robinson before camp

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Lakers have signed veteran forward Thomas Robinson. The Lakers announced the deal Wednesday. Robinson played for five teams in his first four NBA seasons, averaging 4.9 points and 4.8 rebounds per game over his career. He spent last season with Brooklyn, starting seven games in 71 appearances. Robinson was the fifth overall pick in the...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell: ‘Last offseason was Looney Tunes’

Entering his second year in the NBA, Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell is looking to improve off what was a disastrous rookie campaign. The former No. 2 overall pick averaged 13.2 points per game while shooting just 41 percent from the field. He also received somewhat inconsistent playing time under then head coach Byron Scott. Now entering his sophomore season under...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace: Deranged woman stalking his family

Metta World Peace recently filed a restraining order against a woman he claims is stalking his family and physically attacked his daughter. TMZ reports that a judge has granted a protective order after World Peace told the Los Angeles Police a “stranger” named Miesha Shakes harassed him in a series of emails that date back to 2015. World Peace says many of the emails contained...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers Training Camp Predictions

One of the most interesting training camps to follow will be that of the Los Angeles Lakers.  Who will emerge as the team’s starters?  And who will not make the 15 man cut? Point Guard Barring injury or a blockbuster trade, D’Angelo Russell will begin the season running the point.  Although he did not blow anyone’s mind last year, Russell made strides following the All-Star...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yi Jianlian Showing Off His Range At Lakers Facility

Los Angeles Lakers Yi Jianlian shows off his shooting range at the practice facility, knocking down threes, before he chats with the L.A. and Asian media. One of the great things about Yi, is you can have a big man on the floor without sacrificing shooting, something very important in Luke Walton's system. Did you see our one-on-one interview with Yi? https://youtu.be/DdBSYLfQYdM...
Via Lakers Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yi Jianlian​ On Luke Walton, NBA Return, Lakers Brand In China

The Los Angeles Lakers newest member, Yi Jianlian, talks to the L.A. media for the first time. Yi talks about working out in Los Angeles for the past two weeks, and talking with Luke Walton about fitting in to his system. Yi, who is a huge star in China, played in the NBA for 5 seasons before returning to play for the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association...
Via Lakers Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young defends D’Angelo Russell against criticism

Nick Young said recently that he is smoothing things over with Los Angeles Lakers teammate D’Angelo Russell. Swaggy P took that a step further on Thursday, telling fans to give Russell a break. In a brief chat with TMZ, Young was asked for his thoughts on a fan shouting “hide your phones!” at Russell as he was walking into the Staples Center earlier this month. “We ain’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers unveil insane new training center

Teams across all sports are beginning to unveil swanky new practice facilities with all sorts of cool amenities, and the Los Angeles Lakers are the next to do so. Today, they unveiled the UCLA Health Training Center in El Segundo, which is scheduled to open up this time next year, and it looks pretty cool. Go inside the Lakers state-of-the-art future home, the @UCLAHealth​ Training...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers’ Nick Young wants Chris Brown the heck out of his neighborhood

Nick Young of the Los Angeles Lakers has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons as of late. This time? He’s sick and tired of living near rapper/singer Chris Brown, who was involved in an incident with the police Tuesday. OTN captured the funny video: Nick Young wants Chris Brown out of his neighborhood  pic.twitter.com/DkX7ZMqfw4 — OTN (@OnlyTheNBA) August 31, 2016...
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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