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Los Angeles Lakers: Sky-high expectations for new staff

The Los Angeles Lakers are in a peculiar situation as they currently sit at a bit of a crossroads. On one path, they’re hoping to make a quick return to the playoffs and the other path is a rebuilding for the future. They enter the 2014-15 season with almost an entirely new coaching staff except the return of assistant coach Johnny Davis (Dayton). At the helm, Byron Scott looks...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant studying old rival on how to adjust game

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is using his old rival as an example of how to become “more efficient” on the court at the age of 36. Bryant, who turned 36 on Aug. 23, is preparing to make his comeback from a knee injury and has been studying Paul Pierce this offseason. From Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard: In preparing for this season, Bryant told friends that the...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant, Jeremy Lin, Carlos Boozer featured in new NBA 2K15 trailer

via 2K Sports If you can’t wait five more weeks in order to see Kobe Bryant, Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer on the same court together while wearing the Lakers’ purple and gold, this NBA 2K15 trailer is perfect for you. The two minute clip, which is set to “Suck My Kiss” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, features TNT’s Ernie Johnson and Shaquille O’Neal who will host the...
Via Lakerholicz.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant trash talked LeBron James after ‘The Decision’

The Los Angeles Lakers had just defeated the Boston Celtics in the 2010 NBA Finals, making them back-to-back NBA champions, but all of the attention was on LeBron James and his decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat. That did not sit well with Kobe Bryant. From Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding: With a brutal seven-game victory over the Celtics in the bank for...
Via Sports-Glory
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Music in Sports Roundup: Rap Album 'Full Court Press' to Feature Carlos Boozer, Glen Davis, Shawn Marion

Sports and music are more intertwined than ever before. Each week, STACK brings you the latest news blending the worlds of music and sports. Last week, Bieber boxed, 2 Chainz
Via Stack
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Dunleavy: Best Moments From 2013-14

At this point of the offseason, we have looked back at some of the Chicago Bulls players’ memorable moments from the past season. So far, we have discussed former Bulls Carlos Boozer, D.J. Augustin and Joakim Noah. Today, we will talk about Mike Dunleavy, who was supposed to be a key member for a depleted […] Mike Dunleavy: Best Moments From 2013-14 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Start Carlos Boozer Or Julius Randle?

There are a number of questions that face the Los Angeles Lakers this season. Who should start at power forward is one of them. Forwards Carlos Boozer and Julius Randle will suit up in the same jersey and play for the same franchise; however, between now and training camp they’re far from being on the […] Los Angeles Lakers: Start Carlos Boozer Or Julius Randle? - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
27 days ago  |  Discuss

This Instagram post by Carlos Boozer should be encouraging for Laker fans

When the Los Angeles Lakers acquired Carlos Boozer via a partial waiver amnesty claim last month, most fans of the purple and gold reacted badly. Despite Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss picking up the veteran for just $3.25 million, the majority of L.A.’s followers simply didn’t want Boozer on their team, and some of that was to do with Boozer’s performance last year. Last season...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Projecting the Role of Every Laker for this Upcoming Season

The Los Angeles Lakers have all but completed their roster, and hired their new head coach. This year, the team has changed up their roster mainly, by adding the likes of Jeremy Lin, Carlos Boozer, and Julius Randle in the off-season.  Also, the biggest addition is the re-addition of the Lakers star player, Kobe Bryant, after he sat out with injury for most of the 2013-2014 campaign...
Via TopSportsReport
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Analysis on Each Offseason Addition

Los Angeles Lakers: Analysis on Each Offseason Addition By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… PF: Carlos Boozer - Boozer’s relationship with the Chicago Bulls came to an embarrassing and awkward end. During the playoffs it almost seemed as if he spent more time cheering on the sidelines than actually playing. He was on the receiving end of many jokes, and with his massive...
Via HoopStuff
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers’ Byron Scott: ‘It’s going to be a tough road’

The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off of an incredibly disappointing season last year due to injuries, and they are expected to have yet another difficult season this season. Kobe Bryant will be back, which is always a plus, but the roster as a whole is simply not talented enough to compete in the Western Conference. New head coach Byron Scott talked to the media about the difficulty...
Via Sports-Glory
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rap album stars Carlos Boozer, Shawn Marion, other NBA stars

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Via Next Impulse Sports
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Trio of bargain-priced free agents

The Los Angeles Lakers entered the offseason with dreams of landing one of the marquee free agents on the market, but are left with the reality that their season will result with another lottery pick. With Mitch Kupchak settling for a trio of bargain-priced players, the team seems to be resigned to write off the season so they can add an elite player in either 2015/2016 seasons with...
Via isportsweb.com
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers work out free-agent forward Michael Beasley

The Los Angeles Lakers are considering signing free-agent forward Michael Beasley, reports Dave McMenamin of ESPNLosAngeles.com. Beasley, a six-year veteran, worked out for the Lakers at their El Segundo, California, practice facility Wednesday. “[Beasley] looked very good and he has been working out,” one source said to McMenamin. “A tiny rust from layoff, but [he] did...
Via Sports-Glory
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Byron Scott: I know what it takes to bring a championship to L.A.

The Los Angeles Lakers introduced Byron Scott as the 25th head coach in franchise history on Tuesday. “After an extensive and thorough search, we’re proud to welcome Byron back to the Lakers family as our next head coach,” said Kupchak. “Byron has proven himself at the highest levels of the game as both a player and a coach in his almost 30 years of NBA experience. His leadership...
Via Sports-Glory
July 29, 2014  |  1 Comment

Lakers Rumors: Carlos Boozer to start at small forward

Despite losing Pau Gasol via free agency, the Los Angeles Lakers face a logjam at the power forward position. They drafted Julius Randle, resigned Jordan Hill and claimed Carlos Boozer off waivers. It seems the odd man out will be Boozer.Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to the Los Angeles Times:"Boozer is penciled in as the Lakers' starting small...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers to start Carlos Boozer at small forward?

The Los Angeles Lakers were able to acquire forward Carlos Boozer from the Chicago Bulls off of waivers, and they are extremely excited about what he will add to the team. According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, the Lakers are planning to start him at the small forward position. This is an extremely interesting and weird move from the Lakers, and Boozer is a power forward...
Via Sports-Glory
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 27, 2014  |  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
July 26, 2014  |  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
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 26, 2014  |  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
July 25, 2014  |  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
July 25, 2014  |  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
July 24, 2014  |  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
July 22, 2014  |  1 Comment
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