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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
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

3 Lakers Who Should Be Getting More Playing Time

Tarik Black Black is one of the Lakers’ most interesting prospects.  He’s been an excellent per 36 player thus far in his Lakers career, as he’s made the most of the opportunities he’s been given.  Black has shown his potential in the post and as a big bodied power forward. The Lakers have a bit of a log jam at Power Forward with Tarik Black, Carlos Boozer, and Ed Davis...
Via TopSportsReport
7 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
16 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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

Kobe Bryant: ‘I can’t say this is the end of my era’

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Despite being out for the season after undergoing surgery on a torn right rotator cuff, retirement isn’t on the mind of Kobe Bryant. Bryant, 36, said in an interview with NBA TV that he’s inspired by the success of the veteran-laiden San Antonio Spurs, and doesn’t plan to retire. “I can’t say it is the end” Bryant told NBA TV. “I...
Via Sports-Glory
February 16, 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

Iman Shumpert Destroyed Carlos Boozer On This Alley-Oop

The Cleveland Cavaliers got their 13th win in the last 14 games Sunday against the LA LAkers. Iman Shumpert had his first highlight-reel play since joining the Cavs in a trade. Watch as Shumpert catches an alley-oop from Kyrie Irving and throws it down over Carlos Boozer. [Vine] The post Iman Shumpert Destroyed Carlos Boozer On This Alley-Oop appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
February 09, 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

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...
Via Sports-Glory
January 31, 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

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...
Via Diehardsport
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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...
Via Diehardsport
December 26, 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...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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