Los Angeles Lakers: 2015 Offseason Grade

The Lakers got better this summer, but were forced to settle when their top free agent targets signed elsewhere. In: Lou Williams – FA signing Brandon Bass – FA signing Roy Hibbert – via trade Out: Carlos Boozer – (currently a FA) Ronnie Price – (signed for Phoenix Suns) Jordan Hill – (signed for Indiana Pacers) Wayne Ellington – (signed for Brooklyn Nets) Ed...
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Report: Knicks interested in Carlos Boozer, Kevin Seraphin

It must be that time of the offseason when the smaller names start getting the big reports.The Knicks are still looking to upgrade their roster (and could use another big man). Apparently, they have two in mind.From Michael Scotto of Sheridan Hoops:Boozer averaged 11.8 points and 6.8 rebounds per game mostly coming off the bench for the Lakers this past season. The 33-year-old can...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer Receives Interest From Knicks

The New York Knicks have expressed tepid interest in signing Carlos Boozer. Phil Jackson would still like the Knicks to sign a big man. Boozer spent last season with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Houston Rockets are interested in Carlos Boozer

The Houston Rockets have had a typically busy summer, but they may not be finished filling out their roster. One spot that could use a bit more depth is power forward, where the team may still look to replace Josh Smith despite Terrence Jones and Donatas Motiejunas already being on board. Is Carlos Boozer the answer?Boozer is an atrocious defender but can still stretch defenses...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Grading The Offseason

  (Source: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Players Added: D’Angelo Russell (Pick 2), Larry Nance Jr. (Pick 27), Anthony Brown (Pick 34), Louis Williams (three seasons, 21 million), Brandon Bass (two seasons, 6.1 million) and Roy Hibbert (Trade) No Longer Lakers: Jeremy Lin, Carlos Boozer, Ronnie Price, Wayne Ellington...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Feeling badly for Mavs fans, USWNT, and Nate Jones: While We’re Waiting

Crazy week folks, but LeBron’s back with the Cavs for real for real. I wasn’t actually worried, but it feels so good for it to happen without a hitch. You know, like DeAndre Jordan. Speaking of… Feeling badly for Mavs fans… I was listening to Bomani Jones discuss the DeAndre Jordan thing on his podcast. For those who haven’t kept up, DeAndre Jordan seems to have reneged...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan pulls the reverse Carlos Boozer on the Mavericks

11 years ago Carlos Boozer had a verbal agreement to resign with the Clevleand Cavaliers. The deal was six years $40 million it was the Cavs whole mid level exception and back in 2004 that was a good amount of money, but once Boozer was allowed to sign the Utah Jazz swooped in with a six year $68 million deal that lured him from Cleveland to Utah like that. The rest is history, Boozer...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer, Los Angeles Clippers Share Mutual Interest

The Los Angeles Clippers are looking to make some moves this offseason to help replace DeAndre Jordan, but they don’t have the type of money that many impact free agents are looking to receive. According to a report from Ben Bolch, the Clippers and veteran power forward Carlos Boozer share mutual interest in talking about a potential contract. Source close to Carlos Boozer confirms...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Free agent Carlos Boozer still in conversations with Mavs

After signing DeAndre Jordan and Wesley Matthews this offseason, the Dallas Mavericks will need to find a few bargain deals in free agency to complete their roster.One of those players could be former All-Star Carlos Boozer, who is an unrestricted free agent. Boozer last played for the Los Angeles Lakers.According to's Chris Broussard, the Mavericks are one of a few teams...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer In Talks With Clippers, Spurs, Mavs, Raptors

Carlos Boozer is engaged in ongoing contract discussions with the Los Angeles Clippers, San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks and Toronto Raptors. Boozer spent last season with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers have presumably moved on from Boozer with their signing of Brandon Bass.
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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25 days 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...
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29 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.
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June 30, 2015  |  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...
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June 19, 2015  |  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...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Difference Between Pau Gasol, Carlos Boozer Has Been Enormous

Pau Gasol was supposed to be done, or at the very least some thought he was another old, beaten up big man that the Chicago Bulls were stuck with in free agency. He’s been everything but that in his first season with the Bulls and he came up big once again in game one against the Cleveland Cavaliers. During the regular season, the veteran center struggled against Cleveland and...
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May 06, 2015  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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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
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