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NBA Rumors: Re-signing Wesley Johnson is not a priority for the Los Angeles Lakers

Forward Wesley Johnson has said he wants to re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers, but the team does not consider his return a top priority.Image by Darry2385 via Wikimedia CommonsThis season Johnson has displayed his versatile game. He has played both forward spots and at the shooting guard position. Moreover, he is one of the few NBA players that has averaged at least a steal, a...
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Kobe Bryant already on vacation

S*** season. Flush it. Forget it #amnesia Next Season will be epic #blackout #bussfam — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 16, 2014 Reportedly, Bryant is already in France enjoying his summer vacation. After tonight, about half the league will officially join him on vacation too and doing the same thing as Kobe. Minus the Buss family and Lakers “mystique.”
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NBA Rumors: Jordan Farmar keen on re-signing with the Lakers

Prior to this season, Jordan Farmar took a paycut to return to the Los Angeles Lakers. Unfortunately, Farmar has endured a long season filled with injuries. Despite the tough season, Farmar has reiterated his desire for another Laker stint.Image by k1k0.com via Wikimedia CommonsFollowing the Lakers' 102-90 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center, Farmar was asked about...
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Jordan Farmar Breaks Trey Burke’s Ankles (Video)

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Farmar dropped Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke with a indescribable double-crossover. The combination Farmar used to break Burke’s ankles was wickedly similar to the maneuver Andre Iguodala performed on Quincy Miller last week. Burke should know at this level of competition, defense can’t be played on the heels of your feet. The slow motion gives...
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Lakers Have No Timetable On D'Antoni Decision

Mitch Kupchak was non-committal on the future of Mike D'Antoni with the Los Angeles Lakers. "I'm not going to discuss Mike other than to say there is no timetable for any type of decision. So there's really nothing to share," Kupchak told The Times. D'Antoni doesn't appear to have many supporters for his case to be retained. The Lakers owe D'Antoni...
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VIDEO: Jordan Farmar breaks Trey Burke’s ankles, Nick Young reaches 41 points

Lottery implications aside, this was a nice play. In a game between the Western Conference’s bottom dwellers, Nick Young put on a show as he scored a season-high 41 points against the Utah Jazz on Monday night. And Nick’s final three points couldn’t have come on a flashier play. Jordan Farmar, who has known Young since his high school days, broke Trey Burke’s ankles as he...
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Mitch Kupchak: “There’s great interest in re-signing Pau “

Pau Gasol took the time to stay behind and mingle with the fans at Staples Center on Sunday night after the Los Angeles Lakers’ home finale. After all, it would be the last time the two-time NBA champion would be at Staples as a member of the purple and gold, right? Not so fast. Despite the Lakers regularly shopping the Spaniard in recent years, general manager Mitch Kupchak says...
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Los Angeles Lakers: Season Grade and Analysis

Los Angeles Lakers: Season Grade and Analysis By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content… Record: 25-55- 14th in the West Analysis: Coming into the year with Kobe still rehabbing his Achilles the expectations for the Lakers were tempered but I don’t think anyone expected them to be quite this bad. Pau Gasol was and still is franchise center and it was possible that if the veterans...
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Watch: Nick Young executes swaggiest layup ever against Memphis

Tweet The Los Angeles Lakers 2013-2014 season has been a major disappointment, but one of the most entertaining things about it has been the unleashing of Nick “Swaggy P” Young on Los Angeles. Young is a classic gunner off the bench for the Lakers, and Sunday against the Memphis Grizzlies Young executed a 360 layup that was just glorious. Watch: Young attempted the same...
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D’Antoni Fired Gasol Returns?

Paul Gasol will be a free agent after this season and despite his bumpy road with the Lakers, he may return next year. Gasol won’t get the $19.3 million he made this season, but he will still command a hefty paycheck. “It’s a great position to be in,” Gasol said. “It’s rare. The first time I will ever be in that position.” Gasol doesn’t fit well with coach Mike D’Antoni’s...
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Nick Young speaks out against Lakers tanking

credit: AP For a variety of reasons, the Los Angeles Lakers have suffered through a terrible year. Injuries to key players, namely Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, and Steve Nash, haven’t helped, and the Lakers find themselves near the bottom of the Western Conference. With a supposedly strong NBA Draft class approaching, there has been plenty of talk about teams tanking in order to get...
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Lakers Rumors: Team hoping to re-sign Pau Gasol this summer

Image: ara.cat Pau Gasol isn’t expected to play again this season as he’s still suffering from the effects of vertigo. This means that the free-agent-to-be may have already played his last game with the purple and gold. However, according to Mitch Lawrence from the New York Daily News, the Los Angeles Lakers are hoping to re-sign the two-time NBA champion this summer. Gasol has...
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Lakers Looking for “Peaceful” way to part with D’Antoni

The Los Angeles Lakers are looking for a “peaceful” way to part ways with coach Mike D’Antoni, according to New York Daily News. D’Antoni still has one season left on his contract, which is worth $4 million. However, the Lakers do not plan on bringing him back. Via NYDailyNews: “The Lakers announced this past week that […]The post Lakers Looking for “Peaceful” way...
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Steve Nash and Pau Gasol Retirement: What’s next for Lakers?

Although a championship contention may be far-fetched target for the Los Angeles Lakers next season, the retirement of Steve Nash and the departure of Pau Gasol could spell another bad season for the Lakers in 2014-2015, unless they bring in players who could make up for the absence of the team’s two strongmen. Steve Nash is obviously at the twilight of his basketball career,...
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MarShon Brooks Is Not Happy For Steve Nash in This Perfectly-Timed Photo

Steve Nash received a big ovation from the Staples Center crowd and his Los Angeles Lakers teammates on Tuesday night when he moved into third all-time in career assists. Everyone was excited for Nash, well, except for MarShon Brooks. Check out this perfectly-timed photo of Brooks mean-mugging as Nash celebrated with the crowd. Of course Brooks, who rarely shows any emotion, was...
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