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Iggy Azalea Might Be Better Than Nick Young At Basketball

The Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea showed off her basketball skills in front of her boyfriend Nick Young, as Swaggy P documented in this Instagram video at the Lakers practice facility. [Instagram] The post Iggy Azalea Might Be Better Than Nick Young At Basketball appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Brandon Jennings says Kobe Bryant’s numbers should be retired by every NBA team

Just weeks after declaring Kobe Bryant the greatest player of all time, Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings took to his Twitter account to float the idea of the NBA retiring number 8 and 24 throughout the league in honor of the Black Mamba. The discussion started with Jennings questioning why people weren’t on board with the Lakers retiring both of Bryant’s numbers: Y'...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iggy Azalea Shows Nick Young That She Can Also Ball

.embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 120%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;} .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } The happy couple of Iggy Azalea and Lakers guard Nick Young had a little basketball practice session together over Labor Day weekend, and Iggy was the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Los Angeles Lakers Are Setting Themselves Up For Future Success

Julius Randle (middle) is just the start of Mitch Kupchak’s (left) plan to rebuild the Lakers – Mandatory Credit: Veooz.com The Los Angeles Lakers have been, well, how should I put this, embarrassingly awful over recent seasons. And that’s me being nice. The Lakers’ last two seasons have been the worst we’ve seen them play in over a decade. The sad part is, they’ve invested...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Predictions For The Backcourt In 2014-15

These are the dog days of the summer. The NBA season is so close, yet so far away. As we approach the beginning of training camp, there is no better time to speculate on what we’ll see when the ball finally drops on the 2014-15 Los Angeles Lakers season. With some new additions to the […] Los Angeles Lakers: Predictions For The Backcourt In 2014-15 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit...
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Lakers Rumors: LA works out Michael Beasley again

Failing to land Carmelo Anthony or LeBron James this summer, the Los Angeles Lakers have turned to cheaper alternatives to upgrade this roster. The latest signing could be former Miami Heat forward Michael Beasley.Image By Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to Alex Kennedy:"I'm told that Michael Beasley had a second workout with the Los Angeles Lakers today...
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Iggy Azalea Hits Trick Shot at Lakers Practice Facility (Video)

Iggy Azalea is living the life right now. Platinum singles, billboard chart-toppers, and getting to shoot around in the Lakers practice facility thanks to boyfriend Nick Young. Swaggy P took to Instagram to show his girlfriend’s skill on the court. That shot was so fa… sorry I’ll show myself out.
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Nike signature shoe line on the way for Nick Young?

PHOTO: Nick Young’s Instagram Could Swaggy P soon become even more Swaggy? During a recent trip to London, Nick Young caught up with Pause Magazine who interviewed the L.A. native about his life on and off the court. Seeing as Pause are a magazine dedicated to men’s fashion, there was a lot of talk about Young’s famous wardrobe, which of course includes hundreds and hundreds...
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VIDEO: Iggy Azalea hits trick shot at Lakers’ practice facility

We knew that Nick Young was a Trick Shot Shorty, but we didn’t know that his girlfriend was, too. In a video posted by both Swaggy P and Iggy Azalea last night, the Australian rapper can be seen hitting a trick shot from behind the basket at the Lakers’ practice facility in El Segundo. I guess that one of the perks of dating a Lakers player and also being an international celebrity...
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Nick Young celebrates Iggy Azalea’s trick shot in Instagram video

In terms of notable couples in the association, Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young and his girlfriend Iggy Azalea are among them. Last night, Nick decided to go to the Los Angeles Lakers practice facility for some late night hoops and Iggy decided to come with him. In the below Instagram video from Nick’s account, Iggy hits a pretty incredible trick shot from behind-the-basket...
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Los Angeles Lakers: Can Kobe Bryant Catch Kareem?

There are two things we know Kobe Bryant loves to do — score points and win NBA championships. Given the current sorry state of the Los Angeles Lakers’ chances of accomplishing the former, now might be a good time for Bryant to go all out after the latter, at least until the Lakers can become […] Los Angeles Lakers: Can Kobe Bryant Catch Kareem? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit...
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Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe Bryant Forming A Big 3?

Los Angeles Lakers rebuilding sounds delightful to envious fans that have despised the nearly two decades of championships owned by the franchise. For the Los Angeles faithful, this rut in their search for success has them reaching for tissues. Boasting a laundry list of Hall of Famers and 16 Larry O’Brien trophies, the expectation of […] Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe Bryant Forming...
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Los Angeles Lakers: An All Star Season For Jeremy Lin?

Los Angeles Lakers: An All Star Season For Jeremy Lin? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t a playoff team, as they are at best the 10th most talented team in the Western Conference. However, with their cap space they have a chance next offseason to be big spenders to build a contender and in 2 offseason, they have a near clean cap...
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Nick Young Explains Why He Thought ‘The Purge’ Was Real (Video)

We were left cackling when Lakers guard Nick ‘Swaggy P’ Young accidentally fell for a real life Purge prank going around on twitter. But the now embarrassed baller speaks out about why he fell for the obviously phoney prank. Good answer, Nick. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. The post Nick Young Explains Why He Thought ‘The Purge’ Was Real (Video) appeared...
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VIDEOS: Ryan Kelly is working hard in the gym this summer

Although Ryan Kelly signed a new two-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, the 23-year-old newlywed isn’t about to start resting on his laurels anytime soon. In two Instagram videos posted by Kelly, the Duke product can be seen putting in some serious work with gameshapeinc, a personal training company that works with the likes of Sasha Vujacic, Blake Griffin and Ronny...
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James Harden putting pressure on Kobe Bryant?

Jason Whitney Houston Rockets star guard James Harden is expecting big things from Kobe Bryant this year. Harden says that he knows Kobe has been putting in the work and expects the Los Angeles Lakers longtime star to be the same as when he was 20 years-old. “We talk and he’s ready. He’s 20-year-old Kobe. It’s going […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports...
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PHOTO: Nick Young thinks he looks like Michael Jackson

PHOTO: Lakers.com Ever thought that Nick Young looks like Michael Jackson? Nah, me neither, but Swaggy P seems to think there’s a resemblance. “Happy bday to the king Michael Jackson,” Young wrote on his Instagram page yesterday, along with the hashtags “#Me&MikeKindaLookALike #Lol #SwaggyMike,” and “#MrThriller.” I guess there’s a resemblance between the two...
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James Harden on Kobe Bryant’s Return: “He’s 20-year-old Kobe”

Kobe Bryant’s return to the court for the Los Angeles Lakers is one of the most interesting story lines heading into the 2014-2015 season. Will the league see The Black Mamba that’s capable of putting up 50 points on any given night, or is it going to see the injury riddled, broken down Kobe that can’t stay on the court? Houston Rockets guard James Harden is confident Bryant...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Lakers announcer Bill MacDonald takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge while wearing Kobe Bryant jersey

via fpinto1972 Ever wondered what the Lakers’ television announcers do during the summer? The Lakers’ Spanish announcer Francisco Pinto took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and decided to nominate his English-speaking counterpart, Bill MacDonald. Billy Mac accepted the challenge and had a bucket of ice water poured over his head while wearing a Kobe Bryant jersey. MacDonald then...
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James Harden says Kobe Bryant has “been working,” expects to see “20-year-old Kobe” next season

On October 28, the Los Angeles Lakers will begin the 2014-15 season with a much anticipated matchup with the Houston Rockets. While there are intriguing storylines surrounding the game involving Dwight Howard and Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant will obviously be the big draw for a couple of reasons. For one, it will be the first time that Kobe has faced off against Dwight since he left...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden expects to see ’20-year-old’ Kobe Bryant

The Los Angeles Lakers are extremely excited to welcome Kobe Bryant back to the floor this season after missing the majority of last season due to injury. It is unknown what Bryant is going to return to the floor, and what type of numbers he will be able to put up. James Harden spoke with ThePostGame about what Bryant has said when talking to him, and he expects to see a 20-year...
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Kobe Bryant wishes Michael Jackson Happy Birthday on Instagram

If the “King of Pop” was still living today, Michael Jackson would have turned the grant ole age of fifty-five and many people are paying respects to him on social networking. Only a few moments ago, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant posted an image of Michael Jackson from the 1980′s on his Instagram account and left this caption: Happy Birthday to the greatest. *** Bryant...
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Los Angeles Lakers: Michael Beasley And Frontcourt Signings Imminent?

As we wait for the beginning of Kobe Bryant‘s farewell tour, and nightly attempts of “go to hell” ball, the Los Angeles Lakers are still piecing together a roster worthy of Staples Center’s price of admission. Currently the Lakers are carrying 13 players into the season, with five of them listed at the power forward […] Los Angeles Lakers: Michael Beasley And Frontcourt...
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VIDEO: Jordan Clarkson puts in work at the Lakers’ practice facility

Fans of the Los Angeles Lakers should be excited about this kid. Shortly after officially signing his two-year contract with the purple and gold earlier this week, rookie Jordan Clarkson took to the Lakers’ practice court in El Segundo in order to work on his game. It was only a matter of time before the Lakers signed Clarkson, 22, seeing as they paid $1.8 million to acquire him...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team won’t retain services of Johnny Davis; D-Fenders name Phil Hubbard head coach

CBSSports.com With one month to go until the start of training camp, the Los Angeles Lakers are still without a full coaching staff. Although Byron Scott added Jim Eyen to his staff earlier in August, the purple and gold’s new head coach has decided to let go of Johnny Davis, according to Mark Medina from the L.A. Daily News. Davis was brought in by Mike D’Antoni last summer...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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