Malone tabs Pinckney as top assistant

  Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone has hired Ed Pinckney as his top assistant. Pinckney, who enjoyed a 12-year career as a player with stops in Phoenix, Sacramento, Boston, Milwaukee, Toronto, Philadelphia and Miami was an assistant in Minnesota and most recently in Chicago as a part of Tom Thibodeau’s staff from 2010...
Via BSN Denver
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Interested in Power Forward Carlos Boozer

As the 2015 NBA free agency period kicked off earlier this morning, the Miami Heat have shown an aggressive pursuit in re-signing players on their current roster. However, adding a veteran player in the frontcourt for bench depth is an area that could very well be addressed, as the Heat are rumored to have interested in former Los Angeles Lakers power forward Carlos Boozer. Carlos...
Via Heat Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer To Receive Interest From Nets, Mavs, Rockets, Lakers, Heat, Spurs

Carlos Boozer is expected to receive interest from at least six teams in free agency. The Brooklyn Nets, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs have been mentioned as teams interested in Boozer. Boozer spent the 14-15 season with the Lakers after being amnestied by the Chicago Bulls.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Carlos Boozer and Lou Williams Interested in Joining Heat

In spite of rumors that Dwyane Wade may be tempted to leave South Florida, there are a couple of big free agent names that desire to play for the Miami Heat. Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald reports that both the Los Angeles Lakers’ Carlos Boozer and the Toronto Raptors’ Lou Williams are interested in joining the Heat as free agents. Williams is expected to reach out to the...
Via Heat Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Carlos Boozer, Lou Williams could be interested in Heat

Just because the saga of Dwyane Wade and his contract dispute with the Miami Heat is defining the offseason so far doesn't mean everything else has stopped in Miami. Draft preparations are kicking into high gear, and free agency is set to start shortly thereafter. And other than retaining their own free agents, the Heat need to figure out how to upgrade through both the draft and...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Lakers Free Agents Should the Team Bring Back?

Jeremy Lin Bring Back: No Lin was rather unproductive offensively last season and didn’t give the Lakers much on the defensive end. With a young and improving Jordan Clarkson on the roster and some free agent options at point guard, the Lakers should part ways with Lin unless they can get him back on a bargain deal.  I don’t see that happening though.  Some teams will value...
Via TopSportsReport
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers the only team interested in signing Rajon Rondo?

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Heading into the 2014-15 season, Rajon Rondo was considered one of the best point guards in the NBA. He came out strong to start the season with the Boston Celtics, but was then traded to the Dallas Mavericks. Since the trade, Rondo hasn’t been a shell of his former self and his career with the Mavericks is likely over after he openly had issues...
Via Sports-Glory
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo could sign max deal with Los Angeles Lakers?

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Mavericks acquired point guard Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics earlier this season, and there is still a chance that he could re-sign long-term with them this offseason. That being said, he has been frustrated with his role quite often during his tenure with the Mavericks. Before the Mavericks ended up acquiring Rondo, he was planning...
Via Sports-Glory
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers planning to shop Nick Young this offseason

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers have suffered through yet another disappointing season this year, and they are already looking ahead to the offseason. They will have a very nice draft pick to work with, and it appears that they will look to trade dynamic scoring shooting guard Nick Young as well. According to a report from Mark Medina, the Lakers will look...
Via Sports-Glory
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Paul dribbles through Carlos Boozer's legs (Video)

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul showed off his superior dribbling skills by dropping a nutmeg on Los Angeles Lakers center Carlos Boozer during Sunday night's "road" game at the Staples Center.The Clippers were already up by 20 in the third quarter when CP3 further embarrassed the Lakers by dribbling right through Boozer's legs.The Clippers beat the Lakers 106-78, handing...
Via Holdout Sports
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers waive Steve Nash, sign Jabari Brown to multi-year contract

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Steve Nash, who announced his retirement from the NBA last month, and signed guard Jabari Brown to a multi-year contract. The terms of the agreement were not released. Brown previously signed to 10-day contracts on March 10 and March 20.  He has appeared in 10 games for the Lakers, averaging 9.4 points on...
Via Sports-Glory
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Clarkson’s game-winner upsets Lakers fans

  Jordan Clarkson scored 26 points and made the tiebreaking basket with 0.7 seconds left in overtime to lift the Los Angeles Lakers past the Philadelphia 76ers, 113-111 on Monday night. The rookie guard helped the Lakers win a game both teams had incentives to lose.  The Sixers, who currently hold the league’s third-worst record, will get the get the Lakers’ first-round...
Via Sports-Glory
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Ed Davis not happy about having to take ‘rest’ days

With their sights set on next season, the Lakers are in the process of giving younger players on the roster extended minutes to see how they may fit into future plans. Among the players who don’t fit into that category are veterans Jordan Hill and Carlos Boozer. Boozer last saw game action on March 22,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer Sneaks Pics Of 4 Lakers Teammates Sleeping On Bus

Note to self: Never go to sleep when Carlos Boozer is around. After losing to the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, the Los Angeles Lakers were doing a different kind of dribbling as they made their way to Pennsylvania for Monday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers. While Carlos Boozer was wide awake and probably kind of bored on the team bus – he didn’t play on Sunday, after all...
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Carlos Boozer Meets His “Favorite Actor” Denzel Washington At Lakers Game #Holdat

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter There are a number of benefits to playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. From the weather to the bright lights and suiting up in the legendary purple and gold armor, living in L.A. and playing for the Lakers has been a huge draw for players over the years. One of the biggest benefits to being a Laker is the unlimited access to Hollywood A-listers...
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss: ‘Lakers will be back in contention soon’

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers have had two straight losing seasons, but team president Jeanie Buss is confident a turnaround will happen soon. “I’ve been assured by our basketball operations that the team be back in contention soon. If we are not meeting those goals, then changes have to occur,” Buss said in a recent interview with Mark Medina of...
Via Sports-Glory
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Early Look at the Top 15 Free Agents the Lakers Should Target this Offseason

LaMarcus Aldridge There are certainly doubts in my mind about Aldridge’s willingness to leave Portland and head to Los Angeles, but he is still a guy that the team should strongly chase after.  Aldridge is one of the top big men in the game today, and the only persuading factor the the Lakers could probably use to persuade him to come to Los Angeles would be the history the...
Via TopSportsReport
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer Won't Pursue Contract Buyout From Lakers

Carlos Boozer will not request a contract buyout with the Los Angeles Lakers. Boozer will finish out the season with the Lakers instead of looking for the chance to join a postseason contender as a free agent. Boozer is averaging 12.5 points and 7.0 rebounds a game while shooting 51.6% from the field this season.
Via RealGM
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers GM: We can’t jeopardize future just to win in Kobe Bryant’s final year

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said Friday that the team will not chase a title in Kobe Bryant’s final season by bringing in veterans. “I do know if you have picks and you have financial flexibility, there are a lot of ways to improve your team quickly,” Kupchak said. “I can’t sit here and say that’s what we’re planning...
Via Sports-Glory
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Carlos Boozer Will Not Request Buyout, Will Finish Season In L.A.

The Los Angeles Lakers may be on course for their worst season in franchise history, but that doesn’t mean veteran big man Carlos Boozer is going to request a buyout anytime soon. According to Eric Pincus from the L.A. Times, Boozer “will not request a contract buyout.” This is kind of surprising seeing as the Lakers won’t be making it to the playoffs this year. At 33, Boozer...
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO EVIDENCE: Pau Gasol is Just Like Carlos Boozer

YouTube user Dylan Connolly complied the following supercut of Pau Gasol yelling during various Chicago Bulls games thus far this season. Looking at it, or well listening to it, you’re reminded of a former Bulls player who would also yell like a mad man during games. If there’s one thing Bulls fans remember about Carlos Boozer during his four years with Chicago it’s definitely...
Via Sports Mockery
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Byron Scott pranks Jordan Hill into thinking he was traded

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to make some trades before Thursday’s deadline and have a handful of players that could be attractive to other teams, including forward Jordan Hill. Hill knows he could be a cheap rental for a contender looking for frontcourt depth.  So when his coaches told him general manager Mitch Kupchak wanted to see him, the...
Via Sports-Glory
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers, Knicks interested in acquiring Miles Plumlee

The NBA’s February 19th trading deadline is under 48 hours away, and rumors are beginning to swirl. Miles Plumlee is one name that has been talked about, and the Phoenix Suns are more than willing to trade their talented young center. According to a report from Sam Amick, the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks are both interested in acquiring Plumlee. As such, we have...
Via Sports-Glory
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley played drunk after hearing he got traded to Lakers

In an interview with Sports Illustrated, former NBA great Charles Barkley revealed that at one point in 1992 he was traded from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Los Angeles Lakers. Barkley told SI’s Richard Deitsch that he was so excited about the trade that he started celebrating at lunch. “It was going crazy for two weeks so I knew it would come down to Portland, [the] Lakers...
Via Sports-Glory
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nostalgia galore: The Nike LeBron 12 EXT “Wheat”

Eleven years ago this weekend, LeBron James suited up in one of the most start-studded Rookie Challenges to ever grace an All-Star weekend. The sophomore team was headlined by San Antonio’s Manu Ginbobili, Phoenix’ Amare Stoudemire and then Cavaliers power forward Carlos Boozer. The rookies, as you may have guessed, were represented by the 2003 NBA Draft class of Carmelo Anthony...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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