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Fit Matters, Part 2: Reflecting On NBA History

Two weeks ago, I wrote a piece begging NBA fans to heed caution when extrapolating the impact of their favorite team's draft picks. To keep the affair interesting, I also hinted that for some players, their team fit mattered as much as their fitness. To keep my piece interesting...I made a really obvious pun. I put as much effort to that as Josh Smith puts to his jump shot...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Waive Marshall, Re-Sign Henry, Johnson, Kelly

The Los Angeles Lakers have waived Kendall Marshall and re-signed Xavier Henry, Wesley Johnson and Ryan Kelly, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports and CBS Sports. Woj states that the Lakers are interested in bringing back Marshall if he clears the waivers. Marshall, 22, averaged 8.0 points, 8.8 assists and... The post Lakers Waive Marshall, Re-Sign Henry, Johnson, Kelly...
Via Hoops-Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Henry signs one-year contract with the Lakers

Yet another Jayhawk has signed with his former team as Xavier Henry signed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. Henry averaged 10 points in 43 games for the Lakers last year before tearing a ligament in his left wrist, which ended his season in April. He started five games for Los Angeles last year and averaged 21.1 minutes per game, the most by far...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team agrees to one-year deal with Wesley Johnson

The Los Angeles Lakers have reached an agreement to bring back Wesley Johnson for one more season, according to Chris Broussard from ESPN. Last season, Johnson averaged 9.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.0 block in 28.4 minutes per game. He also shot 42 percent from the field and just below 37 percent from three-point range. Aside from the assists per game stat...
Via Lakerholicz.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Henry Agrees Upon One-Year, $1M Deal With Lakers

Xavier Henry has agreed upon a one-year, $1 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. Henry played well for the Lakers before undergoing surgery for a torn ligament in his left wrist. Henry was the 12th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Xavier Henry Resigning Grade

Los Angeles Lakers: Xavier Henry Resigning Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 season, minimum For just about 1 million dollars, the Lakers have resigned Xavier Henry who gives them solid perimeter depth. This isn’t a big signing and there is a chance he wont replicate his strong numbers from this season, but he proved that he can be a rotation player...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team agree to one-year deal with Xavier Henry

Xavier Henry will be staying in Los Angeles for at least one more season. According to Dave McMenamin from ESPN Los Angeles, Henry and the Lakers have reached an agreement on a one-year deal at the veteran’s minimum.   With Kent Bazemore agreeing to a deal with the Atlanta Hawks last week, re-signing Henry became more of a priority for the purple and gold. Like Bazemore, Henry...
Via Lakerholicz.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers To Re-Sign Xavier Henry

The Lakers will reportedly re-sign Xavier Henry to a 1-year deal. Free agent guard Xavier Henry is nearing agreement on a 1-year deal to return to the Lakers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 18, 2014
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers waive Kendall Marshall, finalize deal with Xavier Henry

The Los Angeles Lakers and free-agent guard Xavier Henry are finalizing a one-year, $1 million contract, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Free agent guard Xavier Henry is nearing agreement on a 1-year deal to return to the Lakers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 18, 2014 The Lakers also waived guard Kendall Marshall, but are...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Lakers nearing agreement with Xavier Henry

Free-agent guard Xavier Henry is nearing agreement on a one-year, $1 million contract to return to the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Henry, 23, played well for the Lakers before surgery for a torn ligament in his left wrist cut his season short in April. Henry averaged 10 points in 43 games for the Lakers, who have refurbished the roster with players on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers to Re-Sign Xavier Henry

Lakers making a lot of moves, don’t know if any of them are going to help them be more than a mediocre team, but at least they are doing something. Free agent guard Xavier Henry is nearing agreement on a 1-year deal to return to the Lakers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 18, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers Rumors: Indiana chasing Xavier Henry

The Indiana Pacers are interested in free agent Xavier Henry according to Shaun Powell of SportsOnEarth:"Pacers are targeting Xavier Henry in free agency to replace Evan Turner."Wiki CommonsHenry, the former Kansas Jayhawk, was a lottery pick in the 2010 Draft for the Memphis Grizzlies but had three disappointing years, two with the Pelicans, before signing with the Los...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Injury Update: Xavier Henry 5-6 weeks from coming back

The Los Angeles Lakers 2010 lottery pick Xavier Henry was starting to put it together this past season. With Kobe Bryant and the squad as a whole under performing, Henry showed improvement over the past three seasons.That is, when he was actually playing and not sitting out injured.Henry played in only 43 games this season and missed the past two months due to surgery on his wrist...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers' Xavier Henry has 2 surgeries

LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Lakers guard Xavier Henry has undergone successful surgeries on his left wrist and right knee.
Via FOXSports.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers' Xavier Henry has surgery on wrist and knee

Lakers guard Xavier Henry is done for the rest of the season after having surgeries to repair issues in his wrist and knee. Henry hasn't played since March 28, and before that was out almost two months. He'll have a procedure done to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist (shooting hand) and another to fix a cartilage abnormality in his right knee.
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Xavier Henry officially out for the season

Last night, we learned that Pau Gasol (vertigo) and Xaiver Henry (wrist, knee) were both likely out for the season. While there’s still a chance that the Spaniard could return during the team’s remaining games – though he’ll sit out tonight’s game against the Dallas Mavericks and isn’t expected to be ready for Sunday’s matchup with the Los Angeles Clippers – Xavier...
Via Lakerholicz.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Pau Gasol and Xavier Henry likely done for the season

Image: ara.cat It appears that the Los Angeles Lakers will be plagued by injury woes right until the end of the season. According to Mike Bresnahan from the L.A. Times, both Pau Gasol and Xavier Henry are likely done for the remainder of the season. Gasol has been experiencing serious side affects from vertigo over the past week or so, and was forced to sit out last night’s game...
Via Lakerholicz.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers Drop Franchise-Record 51 Points in Third Quarter

The 2013-14 Los Angeles Lakers were on the right side of history Tuesday night, as they torched the New York Knicks for a franchise-record 51 points in the third quarter. That’s right. They scored more points in that third quarter than Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s “Showtime” Lakers; more than the Shaq and Kobe-led Lakers; more than Wilt Chamberlain and Jerry West’s...
Via Basketball Bicker
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers' Xavier Henry has torn ligament in left wrist that will require surgery

Los Angeles Lakers' Forward/Guard Xavier Henry has a torn ligament in his left wrist, and the injury will require surgery after the season ends, reports Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times. The most shocking part? According to a Lakers' official, Henry will try and play through the injury. Mark D. Smith/USA Today SportsHenry was injured during Friday's game vs....
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Xavier Henry to require surgery on ruptured wrist ligament

This certainly cannot be good news for a player that has undoubtedly proven himself for a lackluster Lakers team that has stumbled throughout the 2013-2014 Season. Xavier Henry will require surgery on his ruptured ligament in his left wrist after the season is over. Xavier, who injured his wrist Friday night when the Lakers hosted the Washington Wizards at Staples Center, is reportedly...
Via Lakerholicz.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier Henry says Nick Young will “probably never fight anybody”

Nick Young has only appeared in 50 games so far for the Los Angeles Lakers, though the L.A. native has already managed to get involved in two scuffles that have both lead to ejections and fines. Back in January, Young was fouled hard by rookie Alex Len which lead to the Laker going after the rookie and the rest of the Phoenix Suns team. Then, on Friday night against the Washington...
Via Lakerholicz.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers' Xavier Henry has torn ligament in wrist

The Los Angeles Lakers have had a nightmarish 2013-2014 season.  With a barrage of injuries to key players Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Jordan Farmar, Pau Gasol, Nick Young and Xavier Henry, the Lakers are 22-46, last in the Pacific Division.  They are on their way to their worst record since 1959-1960 and second worst record in franchise history. More bad news on the injury...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier Henry has torn ligament in left wrist, will visit hand specialist on Monday

Sadly, there’s another injury to report. An MRI has revealed that Xaiver Henry has a torn ligament in his left wrist. The 23-year-old will visit a hand specialist on Monday, according to Lakers sideline reporter Mike Trudell. Henry has only just returned from a knee injury that caused him to miss a good few months of action. Hopefully, the specialist will be able to provide Henry...
Via Lakerholicz.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier Henry to receive MRI on sore left wrist

Although x-rays on his sore left wrist turned out to be negative, Lakers forward Xavier Henry said he will receive an MRI today for precautionary reasons. Henry said the injury happened at some point in the third quarter of the Lakers’ 117-107 loss Friday to the Washington Wizards at Staples Center. That could mark a discouraging sign considering Henry has also nursed pain from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers' Xavier Henry motivated by free agency

Wednesday's 125-109 loss gives the Los Angeles Lakers its 32nd loss in 41 games. The team has nothing to play for, unless you're one of the 11 players on the Lakers' roster set to become a free agent in the summer. That number jumps to 12 if Nick Young opts out of his contract.One of those 11 is Xavier Henry. He's battling through various injuries:"There'...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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