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Byron Scott’s Confidential Lakers Interview Questionnaire Has Been Leaked

The Los Angeles Lakers still don’t have a head coach.  It’s now been 3 months since their schedule mercifully came to a close and there is still no head-man to lead the legendary purple and gold franchise for the upcoming season.  There’ve been potential hires.  There’s been rumors of big names cashing fat checks and [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post...
Via No Coast Bias
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Byron Scott says he’s a Jeremy Lin fan

CBSSports.com “I’m a Jeremy Lin fan.” No, that’s not a quote from Mike D’Antoni. During a recent interview with Time Warner Cable SportsNet, Lakers legend Byron Scott revealed that he’s a fan of Lin and the way he competes when on the court. “I like Jeremy, I really do. I think he’s a kid that plays the right way [and] plays extremely hard. He seems to always be in...
Via Lakerholicz.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers schedule press conferences for Jeremy Lin, Ed Davis, Carlos Boozer

The Los Angeles Lakers are finally set to welcome their new additions to the team. According to Mark Medina from the L.A. Daily News, the purple and gold will hold separate introductory press conferences for Ed Davis (Wednesday), Jeremy Lin (Thursday) and Carlos Boozer (Friday). Lakers will have press conferences this week for Ed Davis (Wed), Jeremy Lin (Thurs) and Carlos Boozer...
Via Lakerholicz.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant should only be ‘afraid’ of the Los Angeles Lakers’ upcoming season

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant admitted Wednesday that he’s “afraid” of life after basketball. “You really have to lean on muses and mentors going forward, just as I did as a kid. It’s about having that next wave of things, which is scary as hell, but it’s fun at the same time,” said Bryant, 35, who signed a two-year contract worth roughly $48.5 million on November...
Via Sports by Colin
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant scored 36 points in 1996 Summer League game

Back in the grand old year that was 1996, Kobe Bryant was still an unknown Lakers rookie trying to make a name for himself in the association. Bryant played on the Lakers Summer League team and showed off his future brilliance in a game against the Phoenix Suns held at Long Beach Arena. At the end of the game, Kobe scored 36 points and the below highlight reel shows flashes of what...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin wants bigger role with the Lakers

When Jeremy Lin created “Linsanity” with the New York Knicks, he immediately became a fan favorite all across the globe. He wasn’t just a household name in New York, he was also a household name across the United States and in other countries as well. Unfortunately, the Houston Rockets signed Lin to a big contract and ended up deciding to bring him off of the bench, and effectively...
Via Sports-Glory
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Los Angeles Lakers: Ryan Kelly Resigning Grade

Los Angeles Lakers: Ryan Kelly Resigning Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 3.37 million Once injuries ravaged the Lakers once again last year, Ryan Kelly saw his role increase dramatically. He fit perfectly into Mike D’Antoni’s system, which requires a stretch 4 to be able to have spacing on the floor and hit a high number of perimeter shots...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: A friendly game of H-O-R-S-E with Kobe Bryant

At the basketball academy Kobe Bryant hosts, a fan by the name of Sami recently had the opportunity to take on Kobe in a little game of H-O-R-S-E. Kobe spots Sami an H-O before he turns up the heat on the young man… H/T USA TODAY Sports
Via Low Brow Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Kobe Bryant takes a shot at ESPN

PHOTO: L.A. Times It may be the offseason right now, but Kobe Bryant is still taking shots. Following his home run at Richard Sherman’s celebrity softball game, a fan of the Black Mamba sent out a tweet that caught the five-time champion’s eye. “Kobe about to make the top 10 on SportsCenter and he’s not even playing basketball,” the fan wrote, to which Bryant replied, “I’m...
Via Lakerholicz.com
1 day ago  |  1 Comment

Kendall Marshall thanks Chipotle for time in Los Angeles

On Friday, Kendall Marshall was waived by the Los Angeles Lakers as part of a continued effort to free up as much salary cap space as possible for the upcoming season. Marshall was picked off waivers by the Bucks shortly thereafter.On Sunday, Marshall took to Twitter to thank everyone in the Lakers organization for giving him a chance, which was definitely a classy gesture to do...
Via Bush League Chronicle
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Summer league sadness

After a great draft and inviting some intriguing players to suit up for the team, the Lakers entered the summer league in Las Vegas last week with high hopes to build a team that can get them back to relevance. That hope was all but erased during the latest Summer League play where the team seemed lost in all but one of their games. There was a little good, mostly bad, and a bit...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Wesley Johnson Resigning Grade

Los Angeles Lakers: Wesley Johnson Resigning Grade By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 year, $1 million With all the hype around the Los Angeles Lakers signing Carlos Boozer, and their current pursuit of Eric Bledsoe, you’d be forgiven for missing this move. But resigning Wesley Johnson could prove to be just what the Lakers needed. This deal makes sense on a...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kobe hits HR at Richard Sherman's charity softball game

Kobe Bryant has only played in six basketball games since April 2013 because of various injuries. While fans of the Los Angeles Lakers are wondering how healthy the Black Mamba will be when he returns, Bryant is showing that he’s recovering just fine. The five-time NBA champion drilled a home run during a recent charity softball game at Safeco Field in Seattle hosted by Richard...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol: Difficult to leave Kobe Bryant

The Chicago Bulls officially introduced center Pau Gasol on Friday. After more than six years with the Los Angeles Lakers, Gasol reportedly signed a three-year contract worth more than $22 million with the Bulls. Gasol said Friday that telling his former Lakers teammate, Kobe Bryant, goodbye was “difficult.” “It was difficult,” Gasol said, via ESPNLosAngeles.com. “We have...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers waive Kendall Marshall, finalize deal with Xavier Henry

The Los Angeles Lakers and free-agent guard Xavier Henry are finalizing a one-year, $1 million contract, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Free agent guard Xavier Henry is nearing agreement on a 1-year deal to return to the Lakers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 18, 2014 The Lakers also waived guard Kendall Marshall, but are...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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