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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
3 hours ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

After worst season ever, Lakers see hopeful signs in future

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The worst season in the Los Angeles Lakers' history has finally ended, and the longest summer has just begun. Although coach Byron Scott is cautiously optimistic that swift improvement is possible for a 16-time NBA champion club reduced to a 21-win wreck, the scars of the Lakers' current disaster are still a bit too fresh to contemplate it. ''I'm at the point...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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...
Via Lakerholicz.com
27 days ago  |  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...
Via Lakerholicz.com
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...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 20, 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

Lakers game sets season low NBA rating for TNT

The Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets got together on Tuesday night, playing a game only people desperate for punishment decided to sit through. Apparently, even some of those poor souls decided to run away screaming from the television, with only 727,000 viewers for the TNT telecast, per SportsMediaWatch.com. The rating is the lowest of the season for the NBA for any national...
Via Awful Announcing
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: Kobe should threaten the Lakers

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Former Los Angeles Lakers star Magic Johnson said Tuesday that he doubts Jim Buss can turn around the team, which enters Tuesday’s game against the Denver Nuggets with a 13-38 record. “Jim is trying to do it himself and trying to prove to everybody that this was the right decision that my dad gave me the reins,” Johnson said Tuesday on ESPN’s...
Via Sports-Glory
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving Connects With Iman Shumpert For Insane Alley Oop Dunk

Kyrie Irving connects with Iman Shumpert for an insane alley oop dunk over Carlos Boozer.
Via Gamedayr
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via TopSportsReport
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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....
Via Sports Mockery
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Mockery
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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