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Jeremy Lin isn’t thrilled with Kobe Bryant taking all the game wining shots

  The Los Angeles Lakers fell to 8-18 last night after a missed game-winner by Kobe Bryant. The Black Mamba finished the game 3-15 and struggled at times finishing with the team’s worse +/- on the team at -6. Maybe this is what drew point guard Jeremy Lin to have a subtle jab at the notion of Bryant shooting every potential game winning shot. Via ESPN LA: “How many game winners...
Via Pass The Pill
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lin Understands Kobe's Game-Winner Attempts, But 'I Would Love To Shoot Some'

Jeremy Lin had a diplomatic answer to Kobe Bryant's game-winner attempt in the Los Angeles Lakers' loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday. "How many game winners has he hit like that?" Lin asked, referencing Bryant. "I'm obviously rooting for him to hit that shot. I thought it was a good look. It was a very, very hittable shot. That's just a matter of time before he starts hitting...
Via RealGM
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young calls Steven Adams a ‘sneaky, dirty player’ after ejection

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young called Steven Adams a “sneaky, dirty player” after he was ejected for throwing a forearm at the Oklahoma City Thunder center. Early in the fourth quarter of the Thunder’s 104-103 win Friday night ,Young hit Adams in the throat with his forearm, which led to a flagrant foul 2 and an ejection with 11:03 left. “I lost my mind a little...
Via Sports-Glory
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin on Kobe's last second shot, "I like game winners too..."

Jeremy Lin says he was very happy with the potential game-winner Kobe Bryant missed, as the Lakers lost 104-103 to the Thunder. But, Lin also said of course he'd like to take game winners.Bryant is shooting 38% from the field, 27% from three. Lin 43 and 33.Byron Scott likes Lin too. Just the dumb mistakes get to you.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email,...
Via Bob's Blitz
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder, minus Durant, hold off Lakers thanks to Westbrook's 31

  Although Russell Westbrook grew up watching Kobe Bryant sink innumerable enormous shots for the Lakers, the Los Angeles native didn't worry when No. 24 had the ball with the game on the line against his Oklahoma City Thunder. "I've got confidence in the people that we have on our team to lock in at the end," Westbrook said. Thanks to Westbrook's offense and just enough defense...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young ejected after throwing elbow to throat of Steven Adams

Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick “Swaggy P” Young was ejected from Friday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder for throwing elbows into the throat of center Steven Adams.   After Adams irritated Young with a screen, Young tossed up several elbows.  He was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2, which is an automatic ejection.         ...
Via Sports-Glory
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shaq, Inside the NBA cast ‘freestyle’ with Nicki Minaj

  Nicki Minaj made a surprise visit to TNT’s “Inside the NBA” on Thursday night. The rapper did a freestyle alongside Shaquille O’Neal, Grant Hill, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson. Hill had to read off a sheet of paper for his freestyle. During Shaq’s verse, he asked Nicki if Minaj would marry him, to which she responded, “NO.” “I give zero Fs, they ain’t...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers trade offer to the Celtics is laughable (View details)

Was Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers being coy? Apparently the Black Mamba and Rajon Rondo having breakfast a couple of weeks ago may have meant something more than the two were leading on. Details emerged today about Rajon Rondo being coveted by the Dallas Mavericks and Lakers with the Lake Show apparently already offering a trade that would net them Rondo and Jeff Green...
Via Pass The Pill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo 'Open' To Re-Signing With Mavs, Rockets

Rajon Rondo is open to re-signing with either the Dallas Mavericks or Houston Rockets should he be traded to one of those two teams, according to a source. Given Rondo's looming unrestricted free agency, any deal would have to come with assurances that he'd be willing to re-sign with his new team. Rondo is not actively seeking a trade from the Boston Celtics. The Rockets will use...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young and his son are wearing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles onesies

Nick Young’s got a lot going on. He’s ballin’ it up with the Lakers, entertaining everybody, and going out with Iggy Azalea. But when he goes home to his son, he just wants to relax. So how does he relax? Hot chocolate and wearing Ninja Turtle onesies: It's that time of year … Hot chocolate and and onesies and ninja turtles A photo posted by Nick Young (@swaggyp1...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Walmart ripped for confusing Anthony/Lin doll

If your favorite NBA player is Carmelo Jeremy Anthony Lin, you’re in luck. Walmart has the doll for you. The retail giant was on the wrong side of the holiday headlines this week when it accidentally listed a New York Knicks Jeremy Lin doll as “Anthony Carmelo” on its website. Walmart claimed it was a mislabeled Lin doll, even though Lin hasn’t played for the Knicks in...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: L.A. not active in trade talks?

It may only be December, though lots of teams around the league are reportedly talking about trades. The Los Angeles Lakers, however, are seemingly not picking up the phone that much – if at all. According to Adrian Wojnarowski from Yahoo Sports, there is a “tremendous volume of trade discussions among teams,” though the NBA insider notes that there is “no sense of imminent...
Via Lakerholicz.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant passes Michael Jordan on NBA scoring list

            Kobe Bryant is now third behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone on the NBA’s all-time scoring list after surpassing Michael Jordan on Sunday. The Los Angeles Lakers star, now in his 19th season, passed the Chicago Bulls legend (32,292 points) with a free throw in the second quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lin on Spurs Win: We Played Pretty Hard For A Team Full of Charmin

When Kobe unleashed on his teammates the other day in practice, it instantly went viral. The future hall of famer said his teammates don’t do nothing for him and called them soft as Charmin. Last night however, the Lakers responded with a big road win over San Antonio. Jeremy Lin had an interesting remark after the upset victory. Jeremy Lin, via @TWCSportsNet: "I thought we played...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Calls Lakers Teammates Soft

Reported by ESPN, Kobe Bryant laid into his teammates during a scrimmage calling them “soft” among other insulting things. Open to the media, Bryant told his teammates “You motherf***ers are soft like Charmin in this motherf***er. Now I see why we’ve lost 20 f***ing games. We’re soft like Charmin. We’re soft like s**t.” Bryant especially went at Jeremy Lin during the...
Via Basketball Bicker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant: Lakers are soft like Charmin!

            Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Kobe Bryant has reached his boiling point with the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant apparently ripped his teammates for their lack of effort at practice on Thursday, according to Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times. The Lakers are 6-16 and have the league’s worst defense. Kobe extremely...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe uses 'Titanic' metaphor for Lakers; Magic hopes they 'lose every game'

If this keeps up, Lakers fans need to be prepared for near-daily commentary -- even from their own ranks. After all, Los Angeles is 5-16 so far this young NBA season, with no end to the misery in sight. Benching Carlos Boozer and Jeremy Lin didn't help, and short of Rajon Rondo joining up with the team -- hey, he and Kobe Bryant DID have a breakfast summit, after all -- it's unclear...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings-Lakers Preview

While Byron Scott's lineup changes had no initial effect for the Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings coach Michael Malone's move led to a rare win without DeMarcus Cousins. Playing for the only time on the road over an 11-game stretch, the Kings look to win back-to-back contests for the first time in two weeks Tuesday night while trying to deal the lowly Lakers their fourth straight...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin: GOD Will Help Lakers Make Playoffs

Whatever helps you sleep at night Jeremy. Here is what he had to say to NY Daily News. “People probably think I’m crazy, but I don’t really care. I think this team can make the playoffs,” Lin said. “I believe in that and I know other guys believe in that as well. It’s very early. People will laugh. That’s fine. But I’ve always been a big dreamer and believe in miracles...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin: Lakers Can Make the Playoffs

It seems the Lakers point guard has been drinking the Kobe juice. The Los Angeles Lakers are 5-16 and have lost three in a row. Jeremy Lin believes L.A. has the league right where they want them. Lin told the L.A. Daily News that “the Lakers can still make the playoffs.” “People probably think I’m crazy, but I don’t really care. I think this team can make the playoffs...
Via Thacover2
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Price, Davis Replace Lin, Boozer In Lakers' Starting Lineup

Ronnie Price and Ed Davis have replaced Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer in the Los Angeles Lakers' starting lineup heading into Sunday's game, the team announced. Byron Scott has hinted toward making lineup changes. Price and Davis will join Kobe Bryant, Wesley Johnson and Jordan Hill in the starting five. The Lakers face the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday.
Via RealGM
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Byron Scott says Lakers-Celtics rivalry affected by friendships

            Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott would never eat breakfast with any Boston Celtics. “I’m still real old school,” Scott said, via the Los Angeles Times. “I don’t have breakfast with Danny [Ainge] and all those guys.” Scott didn’t comment on Kobe Bryant grabbing a meal with...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rajon Rondo high on Lakers list of free-agent targets

            The Los Angeles Lakers have interest in Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, according to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. Luckily for the Lakers, Rondo is a fan of Kobe Bryant as the two met up for a meal on Thursday in Boston before Friday night’s game at TD Garden. From Shelburne: While there are no active talks between...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo had breakfast with Kobe Bryant

Dime Magazine posted this picture of Rajon Rondo and Kobe Bryant having breakfast together at the Beach Hill restaurant earlier this morning.Of course the rumour mill fired up on all cylinders after the picture made its way onto the Internet.Is Kobe recruiting Rondo to the Lakers?Was Rondo teaching Kobe the ways of Connect Four?Was there a secret meaning behind the Walking Dead season...
Via Celtics Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Free agency options

It may still be early in the season, but it has become readily apparent that the Los Angeles Lakers are going nowhere. The team currently has as many players out for the season as it does wins. It will be a rough season with the only highlight being Kobe climbing the scoring list. Aside from that, all there is to look forward to is next season and the improvements the Lakers will...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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