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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

Did Swaggy P Get Sprayed On Beard to Join #beardgang? (Photo)

This photo surfaced on the internet of a Swaggy P attempting to imitate new Lakers PF Carlos Boozer by spraying on a beard. The photo was taken in April but for some reason just showed up on social media today. Swaggy of course has been out many times since this with no beard, so apparently he came to his senses, that a spray on beard was not the right move. It is possible that Iggy...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Lakers acquire forward Carlos Boozer

One team's trash is another team's treasure apparently, as the Bulls' decision to upgrade its frontcourt by amnestying Carlos Boozer and adding ex-Laker Pau Gasol, has in turn prompted the Lakers to replace Gasol with the less-costly Boozer, as Los Angeles was awarded the contract of Carlos Boozer on a partial waiver claim, it was announced Thursday by Lakers General...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets did not bid on Boozer, but would have chased as free agent

The Rockets did not expect to land Carlos Boozer on Thursday. This was only partly because they did not make a bid for him. The Rockets did have reason to carefully watch the bid process, won Thursday by the Los Angeles Lakers. Had Boozer, who was made an amnesty waiver by Chicago this week, not been claimed, the Rockets would have moved in to land him as a free agent. The Rockets...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers sign Carlos Boozer

ESPN sources say that Lakers won Carlos Boozer auction with a high bid of $3.25 million— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 17, 2014Kobe Bryant. Jeremy Lin. Swaggy P. CARLOS BOOZER. Ladies and gentlemen, the new big FOUR.Quite an interesting scene in Lakerland.
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

OFFICIAL: Carlos Boozer acquired by Lakers via partial waiver claim

Carlos Boozer is now officially a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. The purple and gold announced the acquisition of Boozer in a press release late last night after it was revealed earlier in the day that the Lakers had put in a winning bid of $3.25 million for the two-time All-Star. “Carlos is an established veteran and a proven all-star, who will be a welcome addition to our...
Via Lakerholicz.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Add Carlos Boozer To Roster

Los Angeles Lakers fans are you ready? The Lakers have claimed Carlos Boozer off of waivers. The Bulls Amnestied Boozer’s $16.8 million contract. The Lakers will be paying $3.25 million of that next season. As part of the new NBA collective bargaining agreement in 2011, teams are allowed a one time provision to waive a player so that his contract won’t count against their salary...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer Amnestied to the Lakers

   Some breaking news from ESPN this afternoon that the Lakers have acquired Carlos Boozer from the Bulls on amnesty waivers. Boozer was released by the Chicago Bulls earlier this week, and teams with cap space could make a bid on a portion of his $16.8 million contract.The Lakers made the highest bid in a blind auction and were awarded him on Thursday shortly after 5 p.m. ET...
Via Route4Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Win Bid For Carlos Boozer

Carlos Boozer has been acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers off amnesty waivers. Nine teams had cap space to make a blind bid upon the remaining portion of Boozer's $16.8 million contract. The Lakers won the bid of $3.25 million to acquire Boozer. "We're very pleased to have won the bidding process and to have gained his rights, and look forward to his contributions next...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers claim Carlos Boozer off waivers

Just days after he was amnestied by the Chicago Bulls, free agent forward Carlos Boozer was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Lakers. ESPN’s Marc Stein broke the news, with the Lakers winning the bid for Boozer. ESPN sources say that Lakers won Carlos Boozer auction with a high bid of $3.25 million — […]
Via Full Scale Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Six reasons Carlos Boozer to the Lakers makes sense

Most fans of the Los Angeles Lakers were surprised and confused on Thursday night when it was revealed that Carlos Boozer would be heading to Hollywood. After being amnestied by the Chicago Bulls earlier in the week, the purple and gold put in a blind bid of $3.25 million to win the veteran’s services. However, despite landing a former All-Star for just a few million dollars, many...
Via Lakerholicz.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Carlos Boozer Signing Grade

Los Angeles Lakers: Carlos Boozer Signing Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Following being amnestied by the Chicago Bulls, Carlos Boozer hit the waiver wire in which teams had the opportunity to claim him. The Los Angeles Lakers “won” this auction of sorts with a 1 year, $3.25 million offer. The Lakers have quickly added big men around 7th overall pick Julius Randle...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

L.A. Lakers acquire recently amnestied Carlos Boozer

The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired Carlos Boozer, winning a waiver bid for the power forward, according to Marc Stein of ESPN.com. The winning bid was for $3.25 million, per Stein. The Chicago Bulls just used the amnesty clause on him on Tuesday. This allows the Bulls to not take the luxury tax hit from the albatross that is the Carlos Boozer contract. We know now that Bulls...
Via The Sports Bank
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers win Boozer

Originally posted on Hoopsheads: When Carlos Boozer was amnestied on Monday, it was thought that he would have been picked up by a contending team or not be picked up at all. There weren’t many contending teams that were eligible to pick up Boozer, they would have to be required to be under the salary cap. A strong candidate, where there was mutual interest, were the Houston Rockets...
Via KC Sports Ninja
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Lakers acquire Boozer off waivers

The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired Carlos Boozer on amnesty waivers, sources told ESPN.com. Boozer was released by the Chicago Bulls earlier this week, and teams with cap space could make a bid on a portion of his $16.8 million contract. The Lakers won the Boozer auction with a blind bid of $3.25 million, sources told ESPN.com's Marc Stein. That means Chicago must pay the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Claim Carlos Boozer Off Waivers

Photo Credit: Keith Allison via www.photopin.com     The Los Angeles Lakers in need of some players, claimed Carlos Boozer off waivers. The Chicago Bulls used the amnesty clause on Boozer earlier in the week and teams with cap space would make a bid of a portion of his salary of $16.8 million.  The Lakers were in the drivers seat and made the highest bid and now have Boozer on...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Lakers Post Highest Bid, Win Amnesty Auction For Carlos Boozer

The Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly landed Carlos Boozer, posting the highest bid for the forward who was amnestied by the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday. The Bulls used the amnesty provision on Boozer to free up cap space for the newest member of their team, Pau Gasol. That led to a process in which teams around the league — who were under the salary cap — could submit blind...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Get Carlos Boozer Off Of Waivers

The Chicago Bulls recently used their amnesty clause to amnesty Carlos Boozer.  Immediately, Boozer entered a waiver battle, where teams could bid to land the talented Power Forward.  Recently, according to Marc Stein of ESPN, it has been determined that the Lakers have won the bidding war for Carlos Boozer.The Lakers have been looking to make a splash, and while this isn’t a...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Get Carlos Boozer Off Waivers

The Chicago Bulls recently used their amnesty clause to amnesty Carlos Boozer.  Immediately, Boozer entered a waiver battle, where teams could bid to land the talented Power Forward.  Recently, according to Marc Stein of ESPN, it has been determined that the Lakers have won the bidding war for Carlos Boozer.The Lakers have been looking to make a splash, and while this isn’t a...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers win the amnesty bid for Carlos Boozer

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Los Angeles Lakers are the winners in the Carlos Boozer amnesty sweepstakes. This.. Los Angeles Lakers win the amnesty bid for Carlos Boozer
Via 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE
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LA Lakers Claim Carlos Boozer off Waivers; Bad News for Julius Randle

It looks like the LA Lakers aren’t ready to hand Julius Randle the keys to the car just yet. It looked as though Randle was set to take over as the Lakers starting power forward with Pau Gasol having left in NBA free agency to sign with the Chicago Bulls Randle hasn’t disappointed in the NBA Summer League, climbing near the top of the NBA Rookie Ladder. Despite this, the Lakers...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Acquire Carlos Boozer Via Amnesty Bid

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the L.A. Lakers have made a partial waiver claim to pick-up the recently amnestied Carlos Boozer. Lakers have made partial waiver claim on Boozer. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 17, 2014
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Claim Carlos Boozer Off Waivers

The Chicago Bulls finally released Carlos Boozer via the amnesty provision earlier this week after more than a year of speculation. This gives Chicago cap flexibility moving forward. Teams had the chance to claim Boozer before he became a free […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Los Angeles Lakers Claim Carlos Boozer

It now appears that Carlos Boozer, who was just recently amnestied by the Chicago Bulls, will be suiting up for the Los Angeles Lakers this upcoming season.  Lakers have made partial waiver claim on Boozer. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 17, 2014 The Lakers had been going after some of the top stars on the open market in free agency, including both LeBron James and...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Acquire Carlos Boozer Via Amnesty Bid

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the L.A. Lakers have made a partial waiver claim to pick-up the recently amnestied Carlos Boozer. Lakers have made partial waiver claim on Boozer. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 17, 2014 The Lakers made the winning bid following the Bulls use of the amnesty provision to remove him from their salary cap. Chicago will be responsible...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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