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Kobe Bryant returns to Germany for knee treatment?

PHOTO: L.A. Times You know it’s nearly go time when the Black Mamba flies over to Germany for the “Kobe Treatment,” and that’s exactly what the 36-year-old did this past weekend. Well, that’s what we think he did, anyway. Bryant definitely spent the weekend in Munich – he even posted the photos to prove it – though there’s no official word on whether the five-time...
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VIDEO: Nick Young wins NBA 2K14 bet with cousin, burns his Jordans as forfeit

PHOTO: Lakers.com Nick Young don’t play no games. Well, actually, that’s a lie because he does. And when he beats you at those games he makes you pay. Big time. In a video posted to Instagram by Young’s old pal, Gilbert Arenas, we can see the Jordans of Swaggy P’s cousin getting burned with a blowtorch. Why? Adrian Pascascio aka Big Meat aka Shoe Keeper apparently lost an...
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Sponsor Ditches Rockets for Lakers Because of Jeremy Lin

While the Los Angeles Lakers are coming off of one of the worst seasons in franchise history, the team is still beyond profitable. Despite losing 55 games last season, the franchise made a whopping $100 million+ in profit. While the team might not be much better this season, they’ll still be raking in the dough. The addition of Jeremy Lin to the team’s roster has proved to be...
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Lakers considering Ryan Hollins?

Could Ryan Hollins make a return to his hometown of Los Angeles next season? It seems to be a possibility, except this time around Hollins would be playing for the Lakers, not the Clippers. During an interview with SiriusXMNBA earlier today, Hollins revealed that he has been in contact with the Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings, Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs and our very own Lakers...
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Nick Young Burns Cousin’s Jordans After Beating Him in NBA 2K (Vid)

It’s not a surprise to see some dudes do bets with money when it comes to playing each other on NBA 2K. However, Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick Young took it to the next level with his cousin, Adrian Pascascio. Young beat Adrian in a game of NBA 2K14, and the bet was to burn a pair of Air Jordans. In the video taken below by Gilbert Arenas, Young burns a pair of Pascascio’s...
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Los Angeles Lakers: Where Will Their Offense Come From?

Los Angeles Lakers: Where Will Their Offense Come From? By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Kobe Bryant is “100% healthy” and will be ready to go for the Lakers’ October 28th season opener against the Houston Rockets. A healthy Kobe Bryant is still the best shooting guard in the NBA and one of the best players in the league, but surely the Lakers can’t lean on him too...
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Lakers Work Out Pooh Jeter, Ronnie Price, Wayne Ellington, Jeremy Tyler, James Nunnally

The Los Angeles Lakers recently worked out Pooh Jeter, Ronnie Price, Wayne Ellington, Jeremy Tyler and James Nunnally. Jeter is currently signed to a deal overseas, while Price, Elliington, Tyler and Nunnally are NBA free agents.
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Lakers Rumors: Team work out Pooh Jeter, Ronnie Price, Wayne Ellington, others

With just weeks to go before the start of training camp, the Los Angeles Lakers are still searching for players who may be able to help them on the court next season. Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss have already brought in the likes of Michael Beasley, Dexter Pittman and Toney Douglas for workouts at their practice facility in El Segundo, and it appears the purple and gold also brought...
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Will the Lakers pursue Greg Monroe next summer?

PHOTO: Express.co.uk After the Los Angeles Lakers missed out on their top targets of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony this summer, the organization quickly turned to their Plan B which involved pulling off a trade for Jeremy Lin and adding other solid (and cheap) pieces such as Carlos Boozer and Ed Davis while retaining financial flexibility for future offseasons. The team also...
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Nick Young’s son has solid Pop-A-Shot skills

We all know Nick Young from the Los Angeles Lakers. “Swaggy P” has a tendency to put up a lot of shots. But I’m convinced that his son is a more accurate shooter. Check this out: The Lakers need all the help they can get. So why not just sign Young Swaggy to a contract? Although that might hurt Nick Young’s pride because he might end up getting released in favor of his son...
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Sex Tape Allegedly Featuring Iggy Azalea Being Shopped

With success comes a certain level of jealousy. Rapper Iggy Azalea’s ex-boyfriend is allegedly shopping a sextape to Vivid Entertainment. Iggy is currently dating Lakers star Nick Young but her lawyers have stated that IF there is a sex tape with Iggy on it, it’s something that was shot without her consent and when she was underage. Initially her lawyers claimed that no such...
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Kobe Bryant Back in Germany For Knee Treatment

I know all Los Angeles Lakers fans are hyped for Kobe’s return and it has been reported that he has flown to Germany to visit the famous doctor Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt in regards to his knee injury. According to Slam Online, Bryant is in great shape and isn’t expected to be in Germany too long. Below is a statement from Kobe’s official website: On Tuesday evening, guests...
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Los Angeles Lakers: Trading For Phoenix’s Eric Bledsoe

Los Angeles Lakers: Trading For Phoenix’s Eric Bledsoe By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Lakers Get Eric Bledsoe Suns Get Julius Randle, Jeremy Lin and Ryan Kelly Well the Lakers traded for the Suns’ franchise point guard and best player at this time 2 offseasons ago and in this trade they would be making the same trade. The difference? They wouldn’t be trading...
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Lakers Expect to Start Steve Nash Over Jeremy Lin

Over the past three years, almost every decision the Los Angeles Lakers have made has been highly questionable. From giving Steve Nash a three-year contract to signing Kobe Bryant to a two-year, $48 million extension, to hiring (and firing) Mike D’Antoni and Mike Brown, the Lakers have struggled making good decisions. While we’ll know better if they made the right hire with Byron...
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Byron Scott says Xavier Henry not fully recovered from injuries

The Lakers have yet to play a game, but they are still fielding less than a fully healthy roster. In a wide-ranging interview with this newspaper, Lakers coach Byron Scott said forward Xavier Henry “might be limited in training camp” because of a surgically repaired left wrist and right knee that have not fully healed. “I haven’t seen him do much on the court,” Scott...
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Lakers Injury Update: Kobe Bryant to have minute restrictions this upcoming season

The Los Angeles Lakers gave their fans very little to cheer about during their 27-55 season.  Numerous injuries were a major factor in the dismal season, none of which were more significant than those to Kobe Bryant, who missed all but six games because of a fractured knee and torn Achilles in his left leg. Bryant appears to be on track for the preseason opener and looks to contribute...
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Analyzing new Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott

Among the many dramatic storylines that dominated the NBA offseason was the search for the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. The position was freed up when former coach Mike D’Antoni resigned, having had an abysmal tenure with a franchise-worst 27-55 record in the 2013-14 season and a 67-85 record overall. The position remained vacant throughout the summer, even as the...
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Jeremy Lin 'comes to life' at Madame Tussauds (Video)

Last month, Los Angeles Lakers guard Jeremy Lin attended the unveiling of his wax statue at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco.  While he was there, Lin used the opportunity to pose as a statue himself and scare some of the museum's guests as he "came to life".Looks like Lin is still "taking no prisoners".Video via Madame Tussauds. Related posts:Jeremy Lin...
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WATCH: Jeremy Lin pretends to be wax statue, scares visitors

As previously noted on this website, Los Angeles Lakers guard Jeremy Lin recently received the honor of getting a wax statue at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco. As many could attest to, the wax figures at Madame Tussauds are pretty life-like and Lin decided to prank some unsuspecting folks at the museum. Check out the below YouTube clip from Madame Tussauds which showed Lin pretending...
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Lakers’ Jeremy Lin pretends to be a wax statue. Pranks a bunch of people

OK it must be getting a bit tiresome waiting for the new NBA season because Lakers’ Jeremy Lin is pranking people. Lin was honored by the folks at Madame Tussauds wax museum in San Francisco as a new wax figure was made in his likeness. Of course this gave Lin an opportunity to pretend he was the wax figure and scare a bunch of people including his mom and uncle.
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Jeremy Lin Pretends To Be Wax Statue, Startles Visitors At Madame Tussauds

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jeremy Lin was honored with a wax statue at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco. To commemorate the event, he pretended to be a wax statue in the exhibit and startled the visitors that came through. The best part was when he tried to scare his mom and she didn’t buy it […] The post Jeremy Lin Pretends To Be Wax Statue, Startles Visitors At Madame Tussauds...
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Byron Scott reveals Lakers coaching staff additions

The Los Angeles Lakers haven't made an official announcement, but head coach Byron Scott has detailed the coaching staff he will be bringing to the sidelines this season with the Lakers. His coaching staff will include his son Thomas Scott, Larry Lewis, Paul Pressey, Mark Madsen and Jim Eyen, reports the Los Angeles Daily News' Mark Medina. Medina also notes that there is...
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Nick Young Surprises NYC Ballers Playing Pick-Up

Individual style and the NBA go hand-in-hand and that’s why tons of players from around the league are hanging out in NYC for fashion week. This includes Lakers swingman Nick Young aka Swaggy P who loves fashion as much as he loves shooting and his fans. So it should come as no surprise that during fashion week the Swaggy one dropped by a random New York City court to play in...
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Kobe May Take Some Games Off Because He’s Old

New Lakers head coach Byron Scott has said that he will monitor the amount of stress put on Kobe Bryant in training camp and throughout the grind of the 82 game regular season, per Brett Pollakoff of ProBasktballTalk.com. Bryant is coming off of a season in which he only played 6 games before fracturing a bone in his knee. Now you’ve known Kobe Bryant since he was a teenager, since...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young crashes pick-up game

Lakers’ Nick Young is making the most of the offseason and getting mixed in a pick-up game with a few youngsters is on his list. Nick was in NYC recently and decided to get in a pick-up game and even nailed a shot. Of course in Nick Young fashion, he boasted about it and made it known to the players he just made them look silly.
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