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PHOTO: Julius Randle and girlfriend pose in front of Lakers’ trophies

Hopefully, somewhere down the line, Julius Randle will be able to add to the Lakers’ amazing collection of championship trophies. However, for now, he’ll just have to admire the achievements of previous Laker teams, and that’s exactly what the 19-year-old did earlier this week. Randle and his girlfriend Kendra Shaw had lunch with Lakers president Jeanie Buss, according to Shaw’s...
Via Lakerholicz.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Nick Young has sick custom “Swaggy P” Kobe 9 shoes

Maybe you weren’t feeling Nick Young’s LeBrons on Sunday night. You have to like these, though. On Wednesday, Young wore a sick pair of custom Kobe 9 shoes while playing against the Memphis Grizzlies. The shoes feature plenty of purple and gold and are finished off with Young’s “Swaggy P” nickname on the heels. Here’s a good look at the kicks, courtesy of ESPN’s Beto...
Via Lakerholicz.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Awarded $4.85 Million Disabled Exception For Nash

Tuesday the NBA awarded the Los Angeles Lakers with a $4.85 million disabled player exception for injured guard Steve Nash. In essence the Lakers gain a spending tool to add one player thru waiver claims or free agency making up to salary $4.85 million. The Lakers can also trade for a player making up to $4.95 million in salary. The Lakers applied for the exception in the beginning...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will The Los Angeles Lakers Release Ronnie Price?

Due to several injuries NBA player Ronnie Price days may be numbered with the Los Angeles Lakers. As reported by Fansided the Los Angeles Lakers are considering waiving Ronnie Price who just signed with them this season. Along with the point guards constant injuries the Los Angeles Lakers doesn’t seem to be impressed with his game on the court. The 31-year-old is only averaging...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Injury Update: Carlos Boozer could return for tonight's game vs. the Grizzlies

The Los Angeles Lakers will face off against one of the league’s best tonight - the Memphis Grizzlies. Fortunately for the Lakers, there is word that injured forward Carlos Boozer could be ready to make his return after missing Sunday’s game against the Nuggets with a shoulder injury, as reported by the Score.  Lakers forward Carlos Boozer could return Wednesday vs. the Grizzlies...
Via NBA Injury News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant on 3-11 Lakers: 'We're not a 3-11 team'

While the saying goes that numbers don’t lie, as far as Kobe Bryant is concerned, the numbers that indicate the Los Angeles Lakers are a 3-11 team — which they are — simply are not accurate. Kobe on Lakers: "We're not a 3-11 team. We're not." — Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) November 25, 2014 The Lakers...Read More The post Kobe Bryant on 3-11 Lakers team...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Young gives relationship advice & talks about courting Iggy Azalea in hilarious video

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young is a busy man—on and off the court. He drains threes and runs the break well for the Lakeshow. And he’s doing pretty well away from basketball as well, with rumors circulating that he and Iggy Azalea may be getting married in the near future. Oh, and he’s got that Forever 21 campaign going for him as well. And Swaggy P wants to show the...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers hoping to extend roster size to 16 players

The Los Angeles Lakers may soon be allowed to extend their roster to 16 players. According to Eric Pincus from the L.A. Times, the Lakers have applied to the NBA for the hardship exception after Xavier Henry was diagnosed with a torn left Achilles’ tendon on Monday. As the team currently has four players out of action (Steve Nash, Julius Randle, Ryan Kelly, Henry) the Lakers are...
Via Lakerholicz.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Henry Suffers Ruptured Achilles, Could Be Out Rest of Season

LA Lakers guard Xavier Henry suffered an injury that could cause him to be out for the rest of the season. As reported by NBA.com,  Xavier Henry underwent an MRI exam where it was discovered that he is suffering from a ruptured left Achilles tendon. The 23-year-old shooting guard suffered the injury during practice on Monday morning. The McDonald All-American winner is scheduled...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young Reveals the Secret to Landing Your Own Iggy Azalea

If you had to go to one NBA star to get advice on how to land a girl, who would you go to? Before you get all up in arms about going to an athlete for relationship advice, remember it’s just about landing the girl—not maintaining a marriage. Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young—boyfriend of hip-hop star Iggy Azalea—decided to help all the guys out there unleash their inner...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Defends The Lakers: ‘We Not A 3-11 Team’

Kobe’s way of responding to questions is pretty blunt. Aside from the topic of the Cavs and their record, the Lakers are also getting criticized wildly. Kobe had a few words to say about the Lakers. Kobe on Lakers: "We're not a 3-11 team. We're not." — Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) November 25, 2014 [BSO] The post Kobe Defends The Lakers: ‘We Not A 3-11 Team’...
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Nash: Racism is Learned

When you are born, you know nothing about life. You just want to sleep, eat and be held. As parents many times our beliefs becomes our children’s beliefs. One of the many ways we can start to stop racism, stereotypes and prejudice is show our children through our actions that we treat everyone equal. That goes for all races, not just black and white, so I agree with Steve Nash...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers’ Xavier Henry has ruptured Achilles

              The Los Angeles Lakers announced Monday night that guard Xavier Henry underwent an MRI exam which revealed a ruptured left Achilles tendon. Henry suffered the injury at Monday’s practice. He is scheduled to have surgery Tuesday morning with Dr. Neal ElAttrache and Dr. Steve Lombardo of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Henry is...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant to teammate: ‘Get the f— out of my way’ (VIDEO)

The Los Angeles Lakers were tied with the Denver Nuggets, 86-86, with just 15.1 seconds remaining in Sunday’s game. The Lakers had the ball, and everyone and their mother knew who was going to take the final shot. But Kobe Bryant wanted to make sure he and his teammates were on the same page. In the huddle before the play, it sure looked like Bryant turned to one of his teammates—possibly...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Xavier Henry Suffers Ruptured Achilles Tendon in Practice

The injury bug has plagued the Los Angeles Lakers for the past three seasons, and it struck once again today. Xavier Henry had his season cut short because of a knee injury a season ago, and in the midst of still working his way back from it, the team reported today that he likely suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon, which would effectively end his season: .@XavierHenry suffered...
Via Standing O Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Hope Loyalty Toward Nash Will Help Down The Line With Free Agents

Steve Nash plans on remaining in Manhattan Bech for the remainder of his life and is expected to be part of the Los Angeles Lakers' franchise even after his contract expires. Nash had a breakfast meeting last week with Mitch Kupchak. "He's planning to come around when he's ready," Lakers' spokesman John Black said. The Lakers have given Nash time and space...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Re-Assign Jordan Clarkson, Xavier Henry To D-Fenders

The Los Angeles Lakers have re-assigned Jordan Clarkson and Xavier Henry to the Los Angeles D-Fenders. Clarkson and Henry will make their second appearance of the season with the D-Fenders, after having previously played with the team on November 15th against the Texas Legends. Clarkson shot 8-of-20 from the field and tallied 28 points, five rebounds and five assists against the...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Airballs Recklessly Deep 3-Pointer Attempt Against Mavs (Video)

Frustration appears to already be sinking in for Kobe Bryant. Bryant and the Lakers fell to 3-10 with an embarrassing 140-106 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night. In the process, Bryant had another miserable shooting night — which has become the norm this season — on the way to yet another loss. One shot in particular from Bryant stands out above the rest. Before things...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe won't take paycut, hints at retiring after contract ends

Kobe Bryant’s days as an NBA player might be numbered. The Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard hinted that he wouldn’t play past his last contract — which expires after next season — when he criticized hometown discounts saying they were a “big coup” for owners. Kobe insinuates that he won't be playing beyond his current contract. — Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  1 Comment

Nick Young on his swag: 'I’m like Michael Jackson, Prince'

Nick “Swaggy P” Young is known for many things but a lack of swagger isn’t one of them. The Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard recently returned to the Lakers lineup from injury and the Lakers have since gone on a two game winning streak. Coincidence? Of course not, says Swaggy P. “It’s all about my Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

(VIDEO) Back & Forth: Steve Nash sits down with Kevin Durant

Steve Nash has collaborated with Vice Sports for a new online series titled ‘Back & Forth’. His latest guest is 2013-14 NBA MVP Kevin Durant. In Part 1 of their conversation, the two NBA MVPs sit down and talk about their road to greatness and what drove them, and continues to drive them, to be incredible & successful athletes. Thanks to Marcel Mutoni and the Slam Magazine...
Via Hoops Heads North
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: The importance of Swaggy P’s return

After sitting out six weeks as the result of a torn ligament in his right thumb that he sustained this offseason, Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young returned to action last night against the Atlanta Hawks. So far without Swaggy P, the Lakers have struggled mightily finding options for offensive production outside of the NBA’s leading scorer, Kobe Bryant.  Although the team ranks...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers breaking news: They stink

The Los Angeles Lakers’ first ten games have left them with a record of 1-9. This is not what the team envisioned when over the summer they added Jeremy Lin, Carlos Boozer, Ed Davis and promising rookies Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson. At that time, it appeared the team would be solid and much improved from the disasters of last season. Ten games in, that is not the case as...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Eloquently Captures Everything Wrong With The Lakers

The NBA season is young but there is already one fact that is undeniably clear. The Los Angeles Lakers are awful. As of Monday, the team is currently 1-9, “good” enough for last place in the Western Conference. The only worse team in the entire NBA by W-L record is the 0-9 Philadelphia 76’ers (who Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: 4 prospects to consider for next year’s draft

Now, I know some people might see the headline of this article and say, “Isn’t it a little early to be looking forward to next year’s draft?” While that might be so for some other teams, the Los Angeles Lakers don’t have a lot to look forward to this season and, knowing management, are more than likely already looking at possible moves to make next offseason. Once the...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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