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Friday, January 30, 2015

Articles tagged: Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers literally ran out of players against the Cavaliers

The Los Angeles Lakers literally ran out of players in their game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, yet they still won 119-108. As mentioned in our post about Chris Kaman taking a nap on the bench, the Lakers started off the game with just eight players because of injuries and/or rest days. Nick Young…Read More

Magic Johnson rips Lakers, Mike D’Antoni

Magic Johnson appeared on “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno on Tuesday, and he shared some of his usual thoughts on the current state of the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers are 16-30 and are well on their way to missing the playoffs. In fact, they have the second worst record in the Western Conference….Read More

Nick Young mad at Lakers teammates for not helping him in fight

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young was ejected in the second quarter of a loss to the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night for throwing a punch. Young was furious after a hard foul from Alex Len, and he ended up hitting Goran Dragic in the face during the scrum that followed. After the game, Young…Read More

Magic Johnson blames Jim Buss for Lakers’ problems

Magic Johnson has been arguably the Los Angeles Lakers’ most vocal critic over the past two seasons. Last year, he blasted several Lakers players in an epic Twitter rant urging fans to stop blaming Mike D’Antoni for the team’s struggles. Magic still isn’t blaming D’Antoni this season. Instead, he believes owner Jim Buss is the…Read More

NBA executive: Everyone knows Kevin Love wants to go to the Lakers

Kevin Love has a player option that will allow him to opt out of his contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves after next season. While he is fully expected to exercise that option, it remains unclear if Love will re-resign with the T-Wolves or bolt for another team. At least one NBA executive believes Minnesota has…Read More

Nick Young is officially the Lakers’ marquee player

For a team that features Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol and Steve Nash, whoever thought Nick Young would become the Los Angeles Lakers’ most marketable player? No way anyone would have seen that coming. A friend pointed out that on the NBA’s Instagram account, the league posted a promo Tuesday for the big Christmas day game…Read More

Kobe Bryant signs two-year extension with Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Monday that the team has signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension. Last month, Lakers executive vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss tried to put to rest any speculation that the team was going to allow Kobe to become a free agent next summer. He was apparently…Read More

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