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Lakers: ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne Talks Expectations in LA

EPSN 710 reporter Ramona Shelburne talks with the Lake Show Life about expectations for next season in Los Angeles With Lakers’ forward, Tarik Black coaching her, Ramona Shelburne recently played in the ESPNLA 710 All-Star Celebrity Game earlier this month. It was great fun for a great cause as the funds raised from the game benefited the […] Lakers: ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne...
Via Lake Show Life
6 hours ago

Lakers News: Julius Randle will be rated a 77 in NBA 2K17

More 2K ratings to debate! The latest Los Angeles Lakers player to reveal their NBA 2K17 rating is Julius Randle. The third-year power forward shared his rating on Twitter, and he received a 77 overall: S/O to @Ronnie2K & @NBA2K. What you guys think? pic.twitter.com/cYOwxNiH3Y— Julius Randle (@J30_RANDLE) August 26, 2016 Randle’s ranking compares with his fellow...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
7 hours ago

Kobe Bryant: ‘A real competitor’ would not be intimidated by Warriors

Kobe Bryant wouldn’t be scared of the Golden State Warriors, and he doesn’t think you should be either. Bryant appeared on Thursday’s edition of “The Jim Rome Show” and said he was happy for Kevin Durant, but he wouldn’t be scared of him and his teammates. “I was happy for him. This is something that he wants to do man, he’s happy with his decision,” Bryant said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Jordan Clarkson shares his NBA 2K rating

Los Angeles' shooting guard ended up just two points behind his backcourt mate. All of the young Los Angeles Lakers seem to be enjoying the process of discovering their overall ratings in NBA 2K. D'Angelo Russell received a score of 79 overall, while Larry Nance, Jr. got a 75. Jordan Clarkson was the latest to share his on Friday. My Screenshot and Rating, what you guys think...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
10 hours ago

Lakers Video: Watch Brandon Ingram school guys in pick-up in a suit

Takes “looking good on the court” to a whole new level. Brandon Ingram and the rest of the young Los Angeles Lakers have been putting in countless hours in the gym to build chemistry and get ready for next season. However, it looks like that isn’t the only place Ingram has been practicing. For a GQ Magazine shoot, the lanky Lakers rookie put on a sharp suit and dribbled around...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
12 hours ago

On Nick Young’s Contract and Future with the Lakers

Nick Young is currently a member of the Lakers. And, if you listen to Young tell it, he would like to continue to be a Laker. This, on a lot of levels, makes sense. Young is from Los Angeles. He went to school at USC. After signing a one year deal with the team as a free agent back in 2013, he had one of his best statistical seasons under Mike D’Antoni and promptly signed on for...
Via Forum Blue & Gold
1 day ago

Lakers Young Core Ramping Up Offseason Workouts (Video)

The young Lakers are ramping up their workouts heading into training camp For 20 years the Los Angeles Lakers were blessed with a player who did his best to encapsulate the definition of hard work. The stories attesting to his insane work ethic aren’t hard to find with even minimal amounts of effort. From tales of […] Lakers Young Core Ramping Up Offseason Workouts (Video) ...
Via Lake Show Life
1 day ago

Lakers: Why LA’s Signing of Yi Jianlian Was Ill Advised

The Lakers reportedly signed former NBA player Yi Jianlian to a one-year contract but what does that mean for the rest of the team? Drafted sixth overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2007, the Lakers most recent signing, Yi Jianlian, never quite lived up to his high expectations. Instead, he had a mostly mediocre 5-year […] Lakers: Why LA’s Signing of Yi Jianlian Was Ill Advised...
Via Lake Show Life
1 day ago

Kobe Bryant has great line about Lakers jersey retirement

The Los Angeles City Council previously declared Aug. 24 “Kobe Bryant Day,” and on Wednesday, the city and the beloved NBA icon celebrated the tribute. In a way, Wednesday’s festivities provided a perfect way to bookend a yearlong celebration of the Los Angeles Lakers superstar’s phenomenal NBA career. Now arrives the time to put his legacy in its proper perspective, which...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LA Lakers sign No. 2 pick Brandon Ingram, vet Yi Jianlian

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Lakers have signed top draft pick Brandon Ingram and Chinese NBA veteran Yi Jianlian. Ingram was the No. 2 overall pick in this summer's draft. The Duke product's rookie contract is expected to be worth more than $23 million over four years. The 28-year-old Yi hasn't played in the NBA since 2011-12 with Dallas. The former No. 6 overall...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

24 quintessential moments of Kobe Bryant's career

Baller. Global Icon. Selfish. Rapist. Legend. Kobe Bryant has been called those words (and many more) in the 20 years he has been in the public eye. Whatever you want to call him, there is no denying that impact he has had on sports in Los Angeles. After 1,566 games, five championships and a couple of Finals MVPs, the former Los Angeles Lakers guard was honored by the Los Angeles...
Via Yardbarker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant starting $100 million venture capital fund

Kobe Bryant has entered the world of finance in a big way. Appearing on Wall Street Monday, the NBA legend announced he’s starting up a $100 million media, technology and data fund. ESPN’s Darren Rovell provided some photos capturing Bryant’s big moment. A bearded Kobe Bryant ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange announcing his new $100M investment pic...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jordan Farmar On What To Expect With Luke Walton As Head Coach

Former Los Angeles Laker champion Jordan Farmar (who's very close with Luke Walton) gives his thoughts on what to expect with Walton as head coach.
Via Lakers Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young on Lakers by regular season viewed as ‘unlikely’

Just a day ago, Nick Young went out of his way to stress his beef with young point guard D’Angelo Russell was over. Now it doesn’t sound like it will matter. According to Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding, it’s “unlikely” Young will still be a member of the Los Angeles Lakers by the time the regular season rolls around. It makes perfect sense, really, and it only has a little...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers still trying to trade Young, considering buyout

Nick Young doesn’t sound like he’ll get much of a chance to repair his relationship with D’Angelo Russell. Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding said Tuesday that the Lakers are still trying to trade Young, and have even considered buying him out of his contract and committing to a full-scale youth movement. “I would frankly be surprised if Nick Young is on the Lakers’ roster...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Legend Elgin Baylor Honored By Pump Foundation

Los Angeles Lakers legend and NBA hall of famer Elgin Baylor was honored at the 16th annual Harold & Carole Pump Foundation gala, introduced by the great Jerry West.
Via Lakers Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers’ Nick Young and D’Angelo Russell are moving past last season’s drama

One of the bigger stories in the NBA last season wasn’t on the floor, but off of it. It involved one of the most storied franchises in sports, the Los Angeles Lakers, who haven’t had much to cheer for in the past couple of seasons. It almost seemed cruel for it to be in their locker room. We’re of course talking about D’Angelo Russell filming Nick Young, who was talking...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Schedule Breakdown

Last Thursday the NBA released the 2016-2017 schedule, which means we are one step closer to Los Angeles Lakers basketball. Though it is difficult to find much interest in a simple schedule release when you begin to look at it a little more in-depth there are some facts all Lakers fans should be aware of. For instance, the Lakers according to Bradford Doolittle of ESPN the Lakers...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter trolls Lakers after Russell Westbrook extension

By Vincent Frank Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is very good at this social media thing. He’s proven this over and over again during the summer. That didn’t change in the hours following the report that Russell Westbrook had agreed to sign an extension with his Thunder team. Knowing full well that the Los Angeles Lakers were going to show interest in the All-Star...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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