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Lakers hire Byron Scott as head coach

The Los Angeles Lakers vowed to take their time in hiring a new head coach after Mike D’Antoni’s resignation, and they did just that. But now, after a diligent search, the team has a new coach. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reports the Lakers have agreed to terms on a contract that will make Byron Scott the team’s next coach. Lakers have agreed to terms with Byron Scott to be their...
Via Sports-Glory
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer bullish on Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak is still surprised his team was able to acquire Carlos Boozer. "Fortunately for us and unexpectedly for us, our bid was the highest bid and we were awarded Carlos," Kupchak said Friday during Boozer's introductory news conference. "Not for a second did we think that he'd be available to us." L.A. landed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer Says Chicago Was Tough

Posted to Chicago Bulls - Chicago Sports NewsCarlos Boozer was recently introduced as a new member of the Los Angeles Lakers, but Chicago probably celebrated it more than them. Boozer has not been very popular in Chicago and he knew it. “It was (difficult). It was at times,” Boozer said Friday. “But you learn a lot. I was humbled a lot and I grew a lot as a man and as an individual...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hey, Bulls Fans, Here’s The “Best Of Carlos Boozer With The Bulls” Highlight Reel You Didn’t Ask For

Spoiler alert: there’s lots of yelling. [NBA] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Lakers Pencil In Carlos Boozer As Starting Small Forward

Carlos Boozer was introduced by the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. The Lakers were not optimistic about landing Boozer during the waiver claim process but did so with a $3.25 million bid. Boozer heard the news from his agent. "I was ecstatic and I was jumping up and down," Boozer said. "I went back out there and got two more hours in." Boozer is penciled in as...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers offer Byron Scott head coaching job

The Los Angeles Lakers have made an offer to Byron Scott to be their next head coach, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. The two sides are now in negotiations on a contract. Sources: The Los Angeles Lakers have offered Byron Scott their head coaching job. The two sides are now in negotiations. — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) July 25, 2014 Scott, a former Lakers star...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe’s message to Carlos Boozer

Carlos Boozer was recently amnestied by the Chicago Bulls, who brought in former Laker forward, Pau Gasol, to fill the void at power-forward. The Los Angeles Lakers responded by snatching up Boozer off of waivers. Boozer is now a Laker, and reportedly had a conversation with Lakers’ great, Kobe Bryant. The message Kobe sent to Boozer was one we’d all expect Kobe to send. “Be...
Via Pass The Pill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin: ‘I’m not trying to recreate Linsanity’

Los Angeles Lakers new point guard Jeremy Lin said Thursday during his introductory news conference that he is not trying to recreate ‘Linsanity.’ “I’m not trying to relive that banner season,” Lin said. “I think that’s been a big weight off my shoulders and I think that’s very important for me as a player. I’m not trying to recreate a ‘Linsanity.’ I’m not...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers schedule press conferences for Jeremy Lin, Ed Davis, Carlos Boozer

The Los Angeles Lakers are finally set to welcome their new additions to the team. According to Mark Medina from the L.A. Daily News, the purple and gold will hold separate introductory press conferences for Ed Davis (Wednesday), Jeremy Lin (Thursday) and Carlos Boozer (Friday). Lakers will have press conferences this week for Ed Davis (Wed), Jeremy Lin (Thurs) and Carlos Boozer...
Via Lakerholicz.com
5 days ago  |  1 Comment

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
7 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
7 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
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10 days ago  |  Discuss
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