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Golden State Warriors: Leandro Barbosa Signing Grade

Golden State Warriors: Leandro Barbosa Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 season, veteran’s minimum Another excellent signing by the Warriors this offseason. They signed Shaun Livingston and Brandon Rush to help their mediocre bench to start the offseason, but they still needed a scoring guard to come off the bench and just score, which...
Via HoopStuff
9 hours 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
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Lakers Should Start Steve Nash

On Feb. 7, Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will be 41 years old. Only two other guards in NBA history were active at age 41 (John Stockton and Bob Cousy). Although the aforementioned would be considered elite company for Nash to be regarded, the underlying factor is an age bias that has made Nash the […] Los Angeles Lakers: Lakers Should Start Steve Nash - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic name D-League coach

The Magic are embarking on a new journey this year with their first year under the hybrid relationship with the Erie BayHawks of the D-League. This is the growing trend for the parent NBA team to control all basketball operations for a D-League team that would have a direct one-to-one relationship with its parent club. The team has selected the man at the helm of the Magic’s first...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Name Bill Peterson Erie BayHawks Head Coach

The Orlando Magic have announced that Bill Peterson will be Head Coach of its D-League team, the Erie BayHawks. As usual with Magic team policy, terms of the signing are unknown at this time. Orlando GM Rob Hennigan discussed the addition of Peterson. “We are excited to welcome Bill (Peterson) and his family,” said Hennigan. “Bill’s passion for teaching and development...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Derrick Rose talks about how he practices his patented floater!

Derrick Roses discusses how an exaggerated arc on his floater allows him to get it over big men such as Anthony Davis. Rose goes on to say that he can do it with both hands and tries to mimic two-time MVP Steve Nash. With the recent injuries to Rose it would be wise to stay out of the lane as much as possible. Consistent use of the floater will allow Rose to pull up from the mid...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Nash called Kobe Bryant a “mother f****** a******” but in a good way

Chris Ballard of Sports Illustrated wrote a cover story on Kobe Bryant this week, and it's full of fantastic Kobe stories. In one of the best anecdotes, the director of Kobe's upcoming Showtime documentary, Gotham Chopra, asked a bunch of teammates to describe Kobe in three words. Steve Nash had the best answer. From SI: "After each interview Kobe would text Chopra...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Nash Describes Kobe as a “Motherf*cking A**hole”

I think everyone would agree with this assessment even Kobe Bryant. SI’s Chris Ballard did a long feature on Kobe and how he is coming to the end of this career. A documentary about Kobe was being filmed at the time and part of that was asking teammates and opponents what they thought of Kobe and Nash went the 100% honest route. During filming, Chopra interviewed a number of Bryant’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Time for Steve Nash to step up

Steve Nash is one of the best point guards I’ve ever had the privilege of watching in his prime. On the court he was a conductor with the basketball, orchestrating the pace of the game, and elevating his teammate’s play. Injuries have cost him the last two seasons with the Lakers and, although he is clearly past his prime, the Lakers need more than someone playing out his contract...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

54 Images Of Steve Nash That Capture His Playing Style All On One Court

This was posted by Baron Davis on his Facebook page. It’s 54 images of Steve Nash all on one court, so you can visualize Nash’s playing style. The photos were taken in four different games. I’m not going to lie, I’m a little unsure about where I should look. It’s a little chaotic, but that’s okay. Because it’s f*cking cool. [Rob Schumacher] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Vitti says Steve Nash is “100 percent healthy,” has no nerve issues

Last season, Steve Nash was once again hampered by injuries which lead to him playing in just 15 games after dealing with serious nerve issues throughout the year. However, according to the Lakers’ longtime head athletic trainer Gary Vitti, Nash is now 100 percent healthy and isn’t experiencing any nerve issues. “All my conversations with (Nash) are that he has absolutely...
Via Lakerholicz.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Injury Update: Steve Nash back to being "100% healthy"

After dealing for Steve Nash in hopes of obtaining an elite point guard, the Lakers have not really been able to get a clean look at what he could do with this team. Since his first season with the Lakers, he's been continuously plagued with one injury or another.While his back caused Nash to miss many games, athletic trainer Gary Vitti thinks that Steve Nash has finally recovered...
Via Sports Injury Alert
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Nash on Dragic’s growth: ‘He deserves all the credit’

(Photo courtesy of Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports) Steve Nash spoke with the media a few days ago in Slovenia, and answered questions regarding all types of subjects. Nash is the general manager of the Canadian national team and was there to oversee his developing program play against Slovenia. The topics that were discussed involved the offseason activities of the Los Angeles...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
28 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  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

Steve Nash: 'I think this is my last season'

At one point, Steve Nash's 2013-14 season was marred by concerns over whether or not he'd ever play another NBA game due to nerve irritation in his back, as well as hamstring issues. Mike D'Antoni, who has since resigned from his post as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, even hinted in late March at shutting down the 40-year-old for the remainder of the campaign...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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 won’t use stretch provision on Steve Nash

Back in February when Steve Nash was pushing himself in workouts to try to get back on the court, he talked about the stretch provision motivating him to do so. It’s a tool provided by the collective bargaining agreement that teams can use to get out from under heavy-handed contracts, and it would mean waiving Nash this season, and spreading out the amount he is owed over the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Tottenham Hotspur coach, player praise Lakers G Steve Nash

There are many famous Tottenham Hotspur fans, including Adele, Jude Law and this guy: two time NBA MVP (2005-06) and soon retiring superstar Steve Nash joined Tottenham Hotspur during their training in Toronto (here’s video). As he’s entering his final season with the L.A. Lakers, and in the league in general, he will soon have a more of a chance to go over to London and...
Via The Sports Bank
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

15 Players the Lakers Should Still Target to Fill Their Roster

The Los Angeles Lakers have pretty much made all of their off-season moves to fill the team’s roster, but they still have a few spots open, and they still have room to fill their roster with a few solid pieces.  In this post I rank 15 players who the Lakers should still target to fill their roster for this season.1. Eric BledsoeUSATSI This move would have to come alongside an...
Via TopSportsReport
July 25, 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
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