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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
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
9 hours 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
1 day 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...
Via Lakerholicz.com
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Historically Bad in the First Half Against the Pacers

How the mighty have fallen. The Los Angeles Lakers trailed the Indiana Pacers 60-27 at halftime of their game on Monday night. A first half that saw the home team winning 34-15 after the first quarter ended with the Lakers shooting 16.3 percent from the field with one more field goal (7) than turnovers (6). For Byron Scott’s Lakers, it’s their worst halftime deficit since moving...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers throw a party for Kobe Bryant on team plane

On Sunday, Kobe Bryant achieved a huge career milestone when he passed Michael Jordan on the NBAs all-time scoring list. Unfortunately, the Lakers could only offer him a rather sad plane party afterwards. Yes, the Lakers celebrated Kobe’s latest achievement by hanging some cheap decorations around his space on the team’s plane. It might as Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant passes Michael Jordan on NBA scoring list

            Kobe Bryant is now third behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone on the NBA’s all-time scoring list after surpassing Michael Jordan on Sunday. The Los Angeles Lakers star, now in his 19th season, passed the Chicago Bulls legend (32,292 points) with a free throw in the second quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer Recognized For Being “Atrocious” Basketball Player

When Carlos Boozer was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago fans rejoiced as if they had just beaten cancer. Boozer was just that, a cancer to the Chicago Bulls basketball team. After averaging 19 points and 11 rebounds with the Utah Jazz, Boozer started a severe decline in Chicago about 2010. Four seasons later, Boozer was eventually traded. At that time, he averaged just 13...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe calls Lakers 'soft like Charmin'

It’s Thursday, which means water is still wet and the Los Angeles Lakers are still a hot mess. According to Lakers beat writer Mike Bresnahan, the 6-16 dumpster fire boiled over today at practice, with Kobe Bryant storming off the floor, yelling at general manager Mitch Kupchak, and ragging on his teammates: Kobe extremely unhappy Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young on Magic's tank talk: Chill before I knock you out

A majority of the talk at Los Angeles Lakers’ practice on Wednesday revolved around NBA icon Magic Johnson’s comments earlier in the week about how the team should tank, giving some tangible meaning to a predictably lost season in the way of improving its chances in the lottery. “I hope the Lakers lose every game...Read More The post Nick Young on Magic’s tanking talk: He...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Byron Scott responds to Magic's tank talk

Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott relied on verbal shorthand to respond to Magic Johnson’s comment this week that he hopes the team loses every game. “I hope the Lakers lose every game because if you’re going to lose, lose. I’m serious,” Johnson said at an event in New York, according to Newsday. “If you’re...Read More The post Byron Scott’s response to Magic...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson wants Lakers to lose for high draft pick

Coming into the season, the Los Angeles Lakers weren’t expected to be good, even after the acquisitions of familiar names Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer. And to this point, they haven’t been. The Lakers are currently 5-16 and mere percentage points ahead of the Timberwolves for worst record in the Western Conference. At this pace,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers booed by home fans vs Pelicans (Video)

The Los Angeles Lakers were booed by their own fans after falling behind by 20 points to the visiting New Orleans Pelicans in the final moments of the third quarter of Sunday night's game at the Staples Center.The Pelicans were on a 16-2 run to close out the third quarter. Lakers fans were not happy, but unfortunately this team is just not built to win right now. Video via G4NBAVideos...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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