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Lakers GM says Kobe’s tirade is nothing new

You remember the recent video of Lakers’ Kobe Bryant going off on teammates and GM Mitch Kupchak? Well apparently that isn’t anything new. Speaking with NBA Radio, Mitch said the tirade was blown out of proportion and that Kobe’s out burst was simply a product of some trash talking, competition and high energy. Or as Mitch says, he loved Kobe’s outburst. After the Kobe incident...
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Lakers GM says Kobe’s tirade is nothing new

You remember the recent video of Lakers’ Kobe Bryant going off on teammates and GM Mitch Kupchak? Well apparently that isn’t anything new. Speaking with NBA Radio, Mitch said the tirade was blown out of proportion and that Kobe’s out burst was simply a product of some trash talking, competition and high energy. Or as Mitch says, he loved Kobe’s outburst. After the Kobe incident...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Kobe Unsure If Lakers Adding Superstar In 2016 Would Factor In Decision On Retirement

Kobe Bryant has been widely expected to retire when his current contract expires in 2016, but he was asked if the Los Angeles Lakers adding Kevin Durant or any other superstar player may cause him to reconsider. "I don't know. Maybe," Bryant said. "But it's really my call, man. If I want to play, I'll play. If I don't, I don't. If I don't want to play anymore and go through the process...
Via RealGM
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers & Knicks Won’t Engage in 3-Way Trade for Rondo

The Lakers and Knicks have both declined to be involved in a three-way trade that could possibly send Boston Celtics PG Rajon Rondo to another team. Lakers and Knicks declined to be part of three-way deals that could've sent Rondo elsewhere, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) December 18, 2014 In other words if they can’t get him they don’t want...
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

6 reasons why the Lakers trading for Rajon Rondo makes sense

Yes, the Rajon Rondo to the Lakers rumors are back, and this time around the purple and gold have actually made an offer to the Boston Celtics. According to Ramona Shelburne from ESPN Los Angeles, the Lakers offered Steve Nash’s $9.7 million expiring deal, which is mostly being paid by insurance due to the 40-year-old being out for the season, and “multiple” picks. The picks...
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15 hours 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...
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Lakers make offer to Celtics for Rajon Rondo

            The Boston Celtics sound serious about trading Rajon Rondo, and the Los Angeles Lakers sound serious about acquiring the point guard. According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, the Lakers have offered the Celtics “multiple draft picks — including a future first-rounder — and point guard Steve Nash, who out for the season...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers Offer Steve Nash and Picks To Celtics For Rondo

This is not a bad deal for Danny Ainge to ponder. You get the Lakers pick, which would definitely be a high lottery selection. Nash’s contract would come off the books this summer as well. Adding to @ESPNSteinLine report on Rondo from yesterday. Sources tell ESPN the Lakers also offered Boston multiple picks & Nash for Rondo — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) December...
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Report: Lakers offered Nash, draft picks for Rondo

It reportedly will take a rather hefty offer to convince the Boston Celtics to part ways with Rajon Rondo. This one probably won’t get the job done. The Los Angeles Lakers have offered the Celtics a package of point guard Steve Nash and “multiple draft picks” in exchange for Rondo, sources told ESPN.com’s Ramona Shelburne on Thursday. Rondo obviously would help the flailing...
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ESPN's Ramona Shelbourne reporting Lakers have offered Nash and picks for Rajon Rondo

Starting to feel like this thing is going to be over sooner, rather than later. Coming from Ramona Shelbourne, ESPN's top hoops reporter in Los Angeles, the Lakers have made a pretty serious offer for the services of Rajon Rondo. The Lakers currently owe their 2015 first round pick to Phoenix, though it is top 5 protected. What's not as often talked about, is that the Lakers own...
Via Celtics Life
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team offered Steve Nash, multiple picks for Rajon Rondo

UPDATE: The Lakers made a play for both Rondo and Jeff Green, according to Jeff Zillgitt from USA Today. However, the Celtics apparently declined the Lakers’ offer of Jordan Hill and a first-round pick. Rajon Rondo is on the trade block (again) and the Lakers are making a run at the star point guard (again). Last night, it was revealed that the Lakers had been in contact with...
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Lakers Offer Steve Nash, Picks To Celtics For Rajon Rondo

The Los Angeles Lakers offered the Boston Celtics multiple draft picks and Steve Nash for Rajon Rondo, according to sources. The Celtics are in discussions with the Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets.
Via RealGM
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young and his son donned Ninja Turtles onesies (PHOTO)

The Los Angeles Lakers have a few days off until Friday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Nick Young decided to enjoy some quality time with his son, Swaggy Jr., to pass the time. Swaggy P and Swaggy Jr. rocked Ninja Turtles onesies—capes and all—while hanging around the house...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young and His Son Rocking Ninja Turtle Onesies

    After getting their butts whooped by the Pacers on Monday, the Lakers have a hit a nice soft spot in their schedule with three days off before another slaughter in Oklahoma City. Nick Young, a.k.a. Swaggy P, took advantage of this time off by having a late night Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle jamfest with Swaggy Jr. As you can see from the photo above, they really went for it...
Via Busted Coverage
1 day 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
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Kobe Bryant the sports writer? Nobody edited his Players’ Tribune article

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has had an incredible career playing basketball and may have an incredible career writing about basketball after his playing days are done. After passing Michael Jordan for third all-time in the NBA’s career scoring department, Kobe wrote a first-person essay for The Players’ Tribune in which he claims it took him 30 minutes and nobody...
Via Pass The Pill
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Los Angeles Lakers coming up on crucial stretch

Despite an embarrassing loss Monday night to the Indiana Pacers in which the team was down 60-27 at the half, the Los Angeles Lakers come off of a 3-game road stint that pitted them up against the likes of the Spurs, Timberwolves and the Pacers with a 2-1 record. In the most impressive win of the trip, the team battled back in overtime and got some late game luck from Nick Young...
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Kevin Durant on notion no one wants to play with Kobe Bryant: ‘That’s (expletive)’

As the 2014-15 NBA season was just getting underway in October, a story written by Henry Abbott for ESPN The Magazine made the startling assertion that according to his anonymous sources inside the league, most players would prefer to not have Kobe Bryant as a teammate and that he ultimately is responsible for the downfall...Read More The post Kevin Durant on notion no one wants...
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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...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three Years Later: Remembering the Chris Paul to Lakers “veto”

“WoW.” Chris Paul’s tweet said it all. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past three years, you will remember that the Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans Hornets agreed on a trade that would place CP3 in forum blue and gold. News of the trade was initially broken by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Y! Sources: New Orleans has reached agreement on blockbuster...
Via Lakerholicz.com
2 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...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant on Kobe Bryant: “I’d want to play with a guy like that every day”

So much for Kobe Bryant being a guy that nobody wants to play with. After Bryant passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA’s all-time scoring list earlier this week, Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant sent a text message the Black Mamba’s way to congratulate him. Bryant is clearly someone Durant looks up to and admires, and something he said today will surely cause...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Miller: Michael Jordan 10 times better than Kobe Bryant

Retired NBA guard Reggie Miller played against both Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant during the course of his 18-year career with the Indiana Pacers. With Bryant recently passing Jordan on the NBA all-time scoring list, Miller weighed in on which player was the better of the two during his weekly appearance on the Dan Patrick Show. “Michael Jordan on his worst day is 10 ...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike Kobe 9 Elite High “Challenge Red” Sneaker (Picture)

Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Challenge Red” A man on a mission with tunnel vision was Kobe Bryant chasing the great Michael Jordan on the NBA All-Time Scorers List. Only those blessed with the competitive spirit as Kobe understands after tip-off it’s him and the hoop, the other nine players on-the-court become none existent. This is what we call tunnel vision or “Seeing Red”...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

To Slither or to Swoosh…. Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant

With number 24(formally number 8) of the Los Angeles Lakers recently passing number 23(no reference needed) there are some people out there saying that Kobe Bryant might actually be the better basketball player. Alright, get near your closest water cooler or glass filled with water….or step up on that soap box or any box that will elevate you slightly so that your opinion is viewed...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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