Will the Lakers pursue Greg Monroe next summer?

PHOTO: Express.co.uk After the Los Angeles Lakers missed out on their top targets of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony this summer, the organization quickly turned to their Plan B which involved pulling off a trade for Jeremy Lin and adding other solid (and cheap) pieces such as Carlos Boozer and Ed Davis while retaining financial flexibility for future offseasons. The team also...
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Los Angeles Lakers: Season Projection For Ed Davis

Ed Davis is still looking to live up to the potential that made him a lottery pick in 2010 (13th overall). After the Los Angeles Lakers were able to sign him for one-year and $1 million, it seems as if he will have a great chance. The frontcourt for the Lakers is deep, but with Byron Scott […] Los Angeles Lakers: Season Projection For Ed Davis - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - Analysis...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Free Agents the Lakers Would Do Well to Target to Improve Their Odds in the 2014-15 NBA Season

The Lakers dreamt big this offseason. Like LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony teaming up with a returning Kobe Bryant to form a Dream Team in Tinseltown kind of big. But as the free agent frenzy came and went, none of those dreams came to fruition, and the Lakers were left with the likes of Ed Davis, Jordan Hill and Carlos Boozer. As a result of their failure to land the big fish in...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Why They Lost The Offseason

Los Angeles Lakers: Why They Lost The Offseason By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the losers of the offseason. As I was ranking the winners and losers they came in 4th among the losers, as they were well, really pathetic. Let’s start with the positives, this will be fast because there were few. I loved their draft choice of Julius...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEOS and PHOTOS: Ed Davis and Nick Young put in work at the Lakers’ practice facility

PHOTO: twitter.com/Lakers This is what I love to see: guys backing up all their talk by putting in work in the gym during the offseason. While you also have to remember that some guys quietly do their work over the summer without hitting up Instagram and Twitter every five minutes to prove that they’re doing their job, it’s still nice to see videos like these of Nick Young...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Lakers’ 2014 offseason moves

Free agency has wound down, and the Lakers’ roster is mostly set.  Byron Scott is the Lakers’ new head coach, and his fellow Showtime Lakers support him.  But now it’s time to discuss what all of this means for this year’s Laker squad. So, I’m going to go one-by-one and assess all of the new Laker additions. Jordan Clarkson Clarkson, who the Lakers drafted at 46th overall...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Los Angeles Lakers: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content/Hoopstuff… Moves Made: *Signed Carlos Boozer and Ed Davis *Traded for Jeremy Lin *Resigned Nick Young, Jordan Hill, Wesley Johnson, Ryan Kelly and Xavier Henry *Drafted Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson *Hired Byron Scott as Head Coach Strongest: Drafting Julius Randle...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Ed Davis puts in work on the Lakers’ practice court

PHOTO: twitter.com/Lakers Ed Davis said during his press conference yesterday that he’s been putting in work his summer. He wasn’t lying. As the L.A. media gathered at the Lakers’ practice facility in El Segundo for Jeremy Lin’s introductory press conference today, the official Twitter account for the purple and gold managed to catch some footage of Davis getting in an on...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed Davis chose Lakers over Clippers

PHOTO: twitter.com/Lakers I like this guy already. Despite Ed Davis signing with the Lakers for the league minimum, there was a lot of interest around in the Association in the 25-year-old unrestricted free agent. The Clippers were one of the teams interested in Davis during the free agency period, according to Alex Kennedy from Basketball Insiders, though the former lottery pick...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed Davis Excited for Fresh Start on Lakers

Last week, the Los Angeles Lakers finalized what may go down as one of the best signings of the 2014 offseason. The Lakers inked Ed Davis to a two-year contract worth $2 million, with a player option in year two, which is already being regarded as one of the summer’s biggest free agency steals. Davis is just 25 years old and has been productive when given minutes throughout the...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers announce official signing of big man Jordan Hill

Only hours after holding a press conference for newcomer Ed Davis, Los Angeles Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today that the team has also signed scrappy forward/center Jordan Hill to a multi-year contract. Other outlets have reported that the deal is worth $18 million over two years, with a team option after the first season.Hill is projected to be the team's...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Lakers announce signing of forward Ed Davis

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward and former first round pick Ed Davis, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.  Other outlets have reported that the deal is worth $2 million over two years.Davis, 25,  is a raw, still-developing big man who has put up decent rebounding numbers in limited minutes during his career.  A four-year NBA veteran,...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

OFFICIAL: Lakers sign free agent big man Ed Davis

PHOTO: twitter.com/Lakers The Los Angeles Lakers have officially signed free agent big man Ed Davis, according to a press release from general manager Mitch Kupchak. “Ed is a versatile, young frontcourt player who, if he continues to work hard, will be a valuable contributor,” Kupchak said in a statement released by the team. “We look forward to him furthering his development...
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July 23, 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...
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July 22, 2014  |  1 Comment

VIDEO: New Lakers big man Ed Davis talks luxury cars, says he’s too tall for a Lambo

Being a big man in the NBA definitely has it’s advantages – signing a $2 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers is just one of the plus sides – but there are also some drawbacks, too, such as being too large to fit into a Lamborghini. And, yes, that’s definitely a first world problem. New Lakers big man Ed Davis caught up with TMZ in L.A. recently and discussed the business...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Underrated Signing Alert. Ed Davis to Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers and Ed Davis have agreed to a 2 year deal worth $2M. Davis will have a player option for the 2nd year. This is a bargain of a deal for the Lakers, in what I would call a savvy deal.Davis was stuck in Memphis behind Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol and did not get to show case his talents. Davis is a tremendous shot blocker and crashes the boards on both ends of...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Ed Davis re-signs

The Los Angeles Lakers off season has not gone the way the team had imagined before the season ended. The organization was going into a summer with the most cap space it has had in recent years, and was looking to make several big free agent signings to place around Kobe Bryant to win now. With the Lakers, broadly speaking, striking out on every big name free agent available, it...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Sign Ed Davis

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Ed Davis to a two-year, $2 million contract, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The second year of his contract comes with a player option. Davis, 25, started his career with the Toronto Raptors before being traded to the Memphis Grizzlies. Throughout his career,... The post Lakers Sign Ed Davis appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Ed Davis Contract Grade

Los Angeles Lakers: Ed Davis Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 2 million (2nd season a player option) You Los Angeles Lakers fans have had little to cheer about recently besides having an excellent draft as you got one of the best players in the draft in Julius Randle at 7 and a potential steal in Nick Johnson in the mid 2nd round...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Free agent forward Ed Davis agrees to two-year contract with L.A.

The Los Angeles Lakers have reached an agreement with free agent forward Ed Davis, according to Adrian Wojnarowski from Yahoo Sports. Davis will reportedly sign a two-year, $2 million deal. The second year will be a player option, according to Wojnarowski. The Toronto Raptors drafted Davis with the 13th overall pick in the 2010 draft, though they traded him in the Rudy Gay deal with...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed Davis Agrees Upon Two-Year, $2M Deal With Lakers

Ed Davis has agreed upon a two-year, $2 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. Davis has a player option for the 15-16 season. Davis most recently played for the Memphis Grizzlies.
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers Rumors: Ed Davis still considering Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Clippers have already addressed a couple of needs thus far in free agency by signing forward/center Spencer Hawes and backup point guard Jordan Farmar. However, they may not be done quite yet.According to Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times, the Clips are still in on former Memphis Grizzlies forward Ed Davis.Clippers still interested in free agent forward Ed Davis...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers Interested In Ed Davis

The Los Angeles Clippers are in discussions with Ed Davis. The Clippers are optimistic about the potential of signing Davis, who is an unrestricted free agent after the Memphis Grizzlies did not extend a qualifying offer to him.
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Rumors: Ed Davis set to become free agent

The top of the Memphis Grizzlies off season priorities included the future of their power forwards, Zach Randolph and Ed Davis. With Randolph recently opting in for next season and signing a two year extension, the Grizzlies do not plan on extending a qualifying offer to Davis. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports that Davis will become an unrestricted free agent.  By Kyrie_Irving_against_G...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed Davis To Become Unrestricted Free Agent

The Memphis Grizzlies will allow Ed Davis to become an unrestricted free agent, according to a source. Davis was acquired in 2013 from the Toronto Raptors in the three-team Rudy Gay trade. The Grizzlies signed Zach Randolph to an extension last week.
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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