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Los Angeles Lakers: Steve Nash Or Jeremy Lin?

Los Angeles Lakers: Steve Nash Or Jeremy Lin? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Lakers have a couple of questions about who to start, but their biggest starter question is Steve Nash or Jeremy Lin at point guard? Steve Nash has won 2 MVP’s and is one of the best players in the history of the NBA, but he’s 40, injury prone and is no longer that effective...
Via HoopStuff
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers head coach Byron Scott announces his coaching staff

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip Byron Scott is the new head coach for the Los Angeles Lakers.  Fans and media alike were wondering who he.. Lakers head coach Byron Scott announces his coaching staff
Via 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young making Lakers rookie Jordan Clarkson call him “Daddy Swag”

PHOTO: Nick Young’s Instagram Nick Young is awesome. During an interview with Lakers sideline reporter Mike Trudell, Young revealed that he was making rookies Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle address him by a different name this coming season. While it’s not clear what Young has asked Randle to call him – the 19-year-old mumbled numerous times when asked by Trudell to reveal...
Via Lakerholicz.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Lakers’ frontcourt depth

If there’s one thing the Los Angeles Lakers have always been known for, it’s for being a literal land of giants. One only has to look in the rafters of Staples Center to see the legacy that the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O’ Neal have built in Los Angeles. While big men aren’t the league’s superstars like they used to be, they are still...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEOS: Lakers players take part in pre-training camp scrimmage

As we reported earlier, seven Lakers players were present at the team’s practice facility in El Segundo on Tuesday as they took part in a pre-training camp scrimmage. Thanks to the Lakers’ official Twitter/Vine account, we can get a sneak peek at what went down on the court today. In the first video, we see Jordan Clarkson throw down a nice windmill dunk. The second-round pick...
Via Lakerholicz.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Announce Assistant Coaches

Today, Lakers’ General Manager, Mitch Kupchak announced the list of coaching that will assist Byron Scott this season.  Here are the names that make up that list and their respective titles: Paul Pressey (Assistant) Jim Eyen (Assistant) Mark Madsen (Assistant) Clay Moster (Head Advance NBA Scout) Larry Lewis (Director of Player Development) Thomas Scott (Player Development) Tom...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young, Robert Sacre, Jordan Clarkson, others put in work at the Lakers’ practice facility

This is what I like to hear. Although there’s still around two weeks to go until the start of training camp, Lakers players have been present at the practice facility for a while now. Yesterday, the Lakers’ official Twitter account posted a couple of photos of Robert Sacre and Jordan Clarkson putting in work in the weight room: Monday morning #LakersWork with @JClark5on pic...
Via Lakerholicz.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Analyzing the new schedule

The NBA season is right around the corner with players entering training camps at the end of September. With a new coach, new defensive philosophy, and the return of Kobe to a team in transition, the Los Angeles Lakers are one of the teams with the biggest question mark entering the season. The good news is that the team will be back on the floor soon and the early schedule provides...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Sky-high expectations for new staff

The Los Angeles Lakers are in a peculiar situation as they currently sit at a bit of a crossroads. On one path, they’re hoping to make a quick return to the playoffs and the other path is a rebuilding for the future. They enter the 2014-15 season with almost an entirely new coaching staff except the return of assistant coach Johnny Davis (Dayton). At the helm, Byron Scott looks...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers Have Leverage In Deal For Eric Bledsoe

It’s been a long summer for the Los Angeles Lakers and the rest of the league. Just when you thought the Lakers relinquished their interest in acquiring restricted free agent point guard Eric Bledsoe for the upcoming season. Not really. Nothing in the NBA is deferred, unless you’re talking about the stretch provision the Lakers […] Los Angeles Lakers Have Leverage In Deal For...
Via NBA Draft Blog
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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