Jordan Clarkson showing major potential for Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers selected Missouri Tiger point guard Jordan Clarkson with the 46th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. He was a very talented college point guard, but there were split opinions on whether or not he would be able to translate his game to the NBA. That being said, over the last two games with consistent minutes and a prominent role he has begun showing major...
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Kobe Bryant out approximately nine months

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant underwent a successful surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn rotator cuff. Bryant, who injured his right shoulder in last Wednesday night’s game against the Pelicans in New Orleans will be out for approximately nine months. “I expect Kobe to make a full recovery and if all goes as expected, he...
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Kobe Bryant to have shoulder surgery Wednesday

Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers announced Monday that Kobe Bryant will have aurgery Wednesday to repair his right shoulder. From the Lakers: “Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who injured his right shoulder in last Wednesday night’s game against the Pelicans in New Orleans, was examined this morning by Dr. Neal ElAttrache of the Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic...
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Kobe Bryant wanted to play with Michael Jordan in Washington

More than a decade ago, Kobe Bryant wanted to leave the Los Angeles Lakers and play for the Washington Wizards, to play alongside one of his idols, Michael Jordan, according to a Washington Post report.  “That’s true,” Bryant told the Post. “A long time ago? Yeah.” The plans to leave L.A. went away when then-Wizards owner Abe Pollin parted ways with Jordan in 2003...
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Players the Lakers Should Consider Swapping for Picks With Kobe Bryant Done for the Season

Carlos Boozer Boozer was the one veteran the Lakers attempted to bring on to accompany Kobe Bryant and to help fill the hole left by Pau Gasol’s departure.  Unfortunately, with the hopes of playoffs now completely non-exist, it may be time to ship the talent power forward to a contender.  Team’s without talented and veteran big men would be lucky to bring in the hard-working...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers: Kobe Bryant will be examined Monday, decision on surgery made then

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday that team doctors have confrimed that Kobe Bryant has a significant tear in the rotator cuff. But Bryant will still need to be examined Monday to determine if he needs surgery. LAL team physician Dr. Steve Lombardo confirmed the diagnosis of a torn rotator cuff for Kobe Bryant and discussed options with...
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Kobe Bryant has torn rotator cuff

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant suffered a torn rotator cuff in the second half of Wednesday’s game against the Pelicans. From the Lakers: “Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who injured his right shoulder in the second half of last night’s game against the Pelicans in New Orleans, had an MRI exam today in San Antonio. Preliminary...
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Kobe Bryant injures shoulder in Lakers loss

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Kobe Bryant suffered a right shoulder injury in the Los Angeles Lakers 96-80 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. Lakers coach Byron Scott said Bryant will have an MRI on Thursday. Byron on Kobe: “He’s being examined by the doctors right now. It’s a sore right shoulder. He’ll have an MRI tomorrow.” — Los Angeles...
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Alaska Loves the Bulls According to NBA Twitter Map

Twitter published an interactive NBA fandom map that displayed which teams had the most followers in each county in the U.S. Obviously, the Bulls dominate Illinois and are relatively popular throughout the Midwest. They are even well represented in locations like Big Horn County, Montana and Ashley County, Arkansas. The Lakers command most of the Twitter fandom in the U.S....
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How Is Pau Gasol Better Than Carlos Boozer? Let Me Count The Ways

At some point one would think somebody would say it’s about time for Chicago Bulls fans to stop giving former team member Carlos Boozer a hard time for his rather forgettable years in red and white.  Why?  First of all it’s a little fun and secondly the rise of Pau Gasol has only magnified how inadequate he really was.  Don’t believe it, here are a few ways of telling how...
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Carlos Boozer Pushes Roy Hibbert Almost Leading To Fight

Carlos Boozer of the Los Angeles Lakers picked up a flagrant foul during Sunday night’s victory game against the Indiana Pacers. According to the video footage, with less than 6 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter the power forward pushed his opponent Roy Hibbert as he was sticking defense against him. Following the push the Roy Hibbert who finished with 12 points...
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Kobe Bryant’s Hilarious Reaction To Hibbert & Boozer Scuffle (Video)

Kobe Bryant could only shake his head after watching Carlos Boozer and Roy Hibbert fake like they wanted to brawl. Hibbert, one of the biggest players in the league, was held back by a point guard half his size. Maybe Bryant was laughing at the odd way Hibbert holds his hands. We don’t know, but the shake of the head in disgust tells you what he thinks of Hibbert.
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Carlos Boozer On Scuffle With Roy Hibbert: He’s Not a Tough Guy (Video)

Pacers center Roy Hibbert put up a double-double Sunday night against the Lakers, but ran into the same types of frustration with his altercation with Carlos Boozer and his inability to close out a game. With just under six minutes to play in the game, Hibbert was sent sprawling to the floor by a shove from Lakers forward Carlos Boozer. Hibbert got up angrily and tried to give Boozer...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Has Hilarious Reaction To Carlos Boozer And Roy Hibbert Near Brawl

Carlos Boozer and Roy Hibbert had a bit of scuffle during Sunday’s Lakers-Pacers game. Boozer nearly started a brawl after tossing Hibbert to the ground. Hibbert was given a technical while Boozer was given a flagrant. Here’s Kobe’s reaction to the near brawl: Hibbert also had this entertaining game-winning shot attempt: [The Big Lead] The post Kobe Has Hilarious Reaction To...
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Carlos Boozer shoves Roy Hibbert to the floor (Video)

Los Angeles Lakers forward Carlos Boozer shoved Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert to the ground during Sunday night's game at the Staples Center.It happened in the fourth quarter as Boozer and Hibbert were battling off the ball on a Pacers offensive possession. Boozer gave Hibbert a huge shove, catching him off-balance and knocking him on his back. Hibbert got up and pushed Boozer...
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Carlos Boozer Left Benny The Bull Hanging On High Five During Christmas Game

  Former Chicago Bull, Carlos Boozer, made his return to The Windy City during the Lakers-Bulls Christmas Day game. Boozer, who played four season in Chicago, clearly isn’t a fan of the Bulls’ mascot, Benny The Bull, anymore. Carlos Boozer just left Benny the Bull hanging on a high five — Sean Highkin (@highkin) December 26, […] The post Carlos Boozer Left Benny The Bull...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Misses Game, Lakers Beat Warriors

In what has to be the biggest surprise of the night, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Golden State Warriors 115-105 despite Kobe Bryant missing the game to rest. The best team in the league did not bring their A game tonight as the Warriors may have been looking forward to their Christmas showdown vs. the Clippers. Seven different Lakers scored in double figures led by Carlos...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers stun Warriors 115-105 without Kobe

LOS ANGELES (AP) Carlos Boozer scored 18 points in his new role off the bench, and the Los Angeles Lakers shocked the league-leading Golden State Warriors 115-105 on Tuesday night without Kobe Bryant. The NBA's No. 3 career scorer sat out for the first time this season to rest his tired legs, a decision made by coach Byron Scott. The 36-year-old shooting guard, averaging 35.5 minutes...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer predicted how Kobe Bryant would pass Michael Jordan

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant passed the great Michael Jordan tonight after hitting a pair of free throws against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Teammate Carlos Boozer apparently knew how the Black Mamba would end up doing this as he told a Lakers beat writer exactly how Kobe would break into third place on the all-time NBA scoring list.   Carlos Boozer told me pregame he...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer Recognized For Being “Atrocious” Basketball Player

When Carlos Boozer was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago fans rejoiced as if they had just beaten cancer. Boozer was just that, a cancer to the Chicago Bulls basketball team. After averaging 19 points and 11 rebounds with the Utah Jazz, Boozer started a severe decline in Chicago about 2010. Four seasons later, Boozer was eventually traded. At that time, he averaged just 13...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

If the Utah Jazz Were in the Eastern Conference

The last time the Jazz had a nine-game losing streak (hooray for it not being ten) was during the 26-56 season after Carlos Boozer and Mehmet Okur had signed as free agents, but injuries kept the team from really accomplishing anything. That summer, the Jazz drafted Deron Williams. But (Jigsaw voice) now I want to play a game, inspired by a piece by SLCDunk’s Layton Shumway. What...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer throws horrible inbounds pass in Lakers-Wizards

The Los Angeles Lakers melted down at the end against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night, 111-95. But we also have a question that begs to be answered. Where was Carlos Boozer passing the ball to? Take a look for yourself: Kris Humphries was trying to trap Jeremy Lin, who wasn’t even looking at the ball. Boozer threw it in a hurry like Humphries is this monster defender...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer Has a Direct Message for Abigail Ratchford

  HOT – Former Bulls power forward and hairline magician Carlos Boozer was much-maligned during his time in Chicago for pretty much everything he did, but you can’t criticize his taste in women as he apparently has a direct message for Abigail Ratchford: Look at MrCBooz dropping that Boozer game on Abigail Ratchford. That’s how it’s done boys. All you need to do is be a...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer Got Caught Creepin’ On Model’s Instagram Picture

Carlos Boozer, the Lakers’ forward, needs to work on his social media game. The former Bull had no problem publicly asking Instagram star, Abigail Ratchford, to check her direct messages. Boozer, of course, is a married man. Click the arrows above to see more Abigail’s photos.  Click the arrows above to see Abigail’s photos.  The post Carlos Boozer Got Caught Creepin...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer wants Abigail Ratchford to check her DM

Carlos Boozer must have some sort of business opportunity that he would like to discuss privately with Abigail Ratchford. Ratchford is a model that became famous through social media by flaunting her jaw-dropping … well, you know. Her Instagram page is essentially a shrine to her assets. Last week, Boozer commented on one of Ratchford’s...Read More
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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