Tag : Los Angeles Lakers
Kobe Bryant Surpasses Michael Jordan in Points title : NBA Rumors and News: Los Angeles Lakers Reject Kobe Bryant Retirement; Russell D'Angelo, Roy Hibbert Eye Black Mamba Comeback
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers finally came face to face with the fact that Kobe Bryant will no longer be the face of the franchise next season. With a heartfelt and emotional goodbye to the NBA and basketball fans, the Black Mamba disclosed his plan of retiring from the league. Bryant cited his health and age as the reasons for his decision - a move that a number of sports analysts and critics have been clamoring for since the NBA regular season started. As basketball stars like Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant and Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James pay tribute to the Los Angeles Lakers star, some members of the Russell D'Angelo squad remain reluctant to accept his retirement.
date : Dec 04, 2015 02:22 PM EST
Jeremy Lin title : Jeremy Lin Update: Need Prayers and Support for 'Emotional Shifts' between Peace and Anxiety
summary : The Christian NBA star claims that he is dealing with a lot of emotional issues right now and only prayers can help him.
date : Dec 03, 2015 12:29 PM EST
Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Blame Kobe Bryant For Losses; Nick Young, Julius Randle Rat On Black Mamba
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers have been repeatedly urged to simply let go of Kobe Bryant. The NBA superstar, who was once the most highly sought after basketball player in the league, could no longer deny the setback brought by his injuries and age. Moreover, the Los Angeles Lakers have taken loss after loss since the NBA regular season began, and it looks like things are not going to change anytime soon. That is, if the coaching staff and the players do nothing to address their pressing concerns.
date : Nov 28, 2015 08:50 PM EST
Kobe Bryant title : NBA Rumors: Golden State Warriors Overpowered Los Angeles Lakers; Kobe Bryant, Russell D'Angelo Fail to Deliver in 77-111 Loss
summary : The Golden State Warriors remain an undefeated team this NBA regular season. Following the matchup against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Stephen Curry squad once again proved their dominance. As the Kobe Bryant team aimed to get pass the skills that made Klay Thompson and Draymond Green phenomenal breakout stars, D'Angelo Russell and Roy Hibbert struggled in the hardwood court. These hurdles further pushed down the Los Angeles Lakers, who finished the night with a dismal 77-111 loss to the reigning NBA champs.
date : Nov 27, 2015 01:34 AM EST
Stephen Curry title : Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers Live Stream Free: Watch Online Stephen Curry Set to Make a Record, TV Schedule and Preview
summary : On Tuesday, the Golden State Warriors will host the Los Angeles Lakers. The Warriors (15-0) can set the NBA history record for the best start to a season with 16-straight wins, but Kobe Bryant and the Lakers (2-11) will try to stop that to improve their own standings.
date : Nov 24, 2015 02:48 AM EST
Kobe Bryant Surpasses Michael Jordan in Points title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Lose Hope on Kobe Bryant, Russell D'Angelo; Roy Hibbert, Larry Nance Jr Take Over
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers have made significant additions to its roster during the NBA offseason. While the newly added talents are undoubtedly highly skilled, such moves require patience from the fans and followers. For instance, rookie Russell D'Angelo, albeit an exciting and promising rising star in the Los Angeles Lakers roster, will still take a few NBA seasons to fully exhibit his potential. Hence, the NBA team must first rely on veterans like Kobe Bryant. However, it looks like doing so would be challenging as well.
date : Nov 22, 2015 09:19 PM EST
title : NBA News & Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers' Lou Williams Handcuffed In Las Vegas; Coach Shares Reason Lakers Skipped Kristaps Porzingis
summary : A video showing Los Angeles Lakers guard Lou Williams being apprehended by the police has surfaced online. The clip was exclusively shared by TMZ Sports a few days ago and depicts Williams being handcuffed by Las Vegas police and pressed against a vehicle.
date : Nov 09, 2015 12:00 PM EST
Kobe Bryant Returns to Lakers Sunday title : NBA News and Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant Fails D'Angelo Russell; Jordan Clarkson, Roy Hibbert Attempt Wins
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers had been earlier pegged as one of the most notable NBA teams this regular season. With the addition of promising rookie D'Angelo Russell as well as the improving performance of second-year NBA star Jordan Clarkson, the Los Angeles Lakers were deemed as formidable contenders this basketball season. Meanwhile, the return of Roy Hibbert to the Kobe Bryant roster further bolstered the confidence of the Los Angeles Lakers in terms of finally resurrecting the dying reputation of the NBA team. However, it looks like the performance of the Los Angeles Lakers failed to exhibit signs of fulfilling such promise - a disappointing turn of events partly due to the less than notable performance of Kobe Bryant himself.
date : Nov 04, 2015 12:49 PM EST
D'Angelo Russell title : NBA News & Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Unsure of D'Angelo Russell; Julius Randle, Jordan Clarson Secure Spots With Kobe Bryant
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers have been dealing with countless rumors regarding the future of Kobe Bryant following this NBA season. With speculations pointing to the imminent retirement of the Black Mamba, the entrance of rookie D'Angelo Russell in the Los Angeles Lakers locker room further evoked talks of an NBA star eyed as the next Kobe Bryant. It appears, however, that the praises heaped in the performance and skills of D'Angelo Russell have yet to convince the Los Angeles Lakers to trust him as one of the starting basketball stars this NBA season.
date : Oct 28, 2015 02:03 PM EDT
Lamar Odom title : Los Angeles Clippers' Lamar Odom Expects 6-Month Rehab
summary : The ordeal of Lamar Odom appears to be far from over. Reports reveal that the husband of reality star Khloe Kardashian is expected to take approximately six months to recover from the effects of the drug and alcohol abuse he engaged while checked in a Nevada hotel. It could be recalled that the former Los Angeles Clippers star collapsed following days of partying inside his hotel room. This abusive behavior on the part of the NBA star eventually almost cost him his life as October 13 saw him getting rushed to the emergency room in a frantic attempt to save his life.
date : Oct 28, 2015 07:51 PM EDT
title : Los Angeles Lakers Trade News and Rumors: Robert Upshaw, Michael Frazier II Cut From Roster; Lakers Quietly Traded Jabari Parker
summary : In a press release on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Lakers announced that it has waived center Robert Upshaw and shooting guard Michael Frazier II. The move is in line with the team's goal of reducing its roster down to 15 prior to the start of the NBA's 2015-16 season on October 28.
date : Oct 21, 2015 02:11 PM EDT
Indiana Pacer Roy Hibbert title : NBA News & Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers' Roy Hibbert Disappoints, D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle Impress; Kobe Bryant Back On Track
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers are entering the NBA preseason with the highly anticipated return of basketball legend Kobe Bryant. While the NBA team attempts to determine whether or not Kobe Bryant is already well and good to once again handle the strenuous activities in the hardwood court, the Los Angeles Lakers also take the preseason matches as platforms to try out the newly acquired members of the roster as well as the basketball stars who were unable to perform and live up to the expectations last season. Hence, the Los Angeles Lakers will be expected to incorporate the NBA team's gameplays and the skills of Kobe Bryant, Roy Hibbert, D'Angelo Russell and Julius Randle this preseason period.
date : Oct 06, 2015 10:02 AM EDT
Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant title : NBA News & Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers' Julius Randle Set to Be Next Kobe Bryant; Jordan Clarkson, Russell D'Angelo Protect Black Mamba
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers have been hounded by rumors of the impending retirement of the great Kobe Bryant. While no official confirmation has been made by either the Los Angeles Lakers or Kobe Bryant himself, the NBA team has been said to be preparing for the imminent departure of the Black Mamba. One of the measures taken by the Los Angeles Lakers is to place Julius Randle under an intensive workout regimen following the injury he incurred in the previous NBA season. Working with Big Game James Worthy throughout the NBA offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers power forward appears to be getting the Kobe Bryant treatment - that is, the entire NBA team is now looking up to him to make the calls in the hardwood court.
date : Oct 02, 2015 01:11 AM EDT
Markieff Morris title : NBA News, Rumors: Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris Shuns Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers
summary : The drama between the Phoenix Suns and Markieff Morris, which unfolded throughout the NBA offseason, appears to be heading to a close as both parties attempt to make amends prior to the start of the basketball season. With the change of heart of Markieff Morris in terms of his allegiance and desire to be with the Phoenix Suns this season, the rumors regarding his potential trade to other NBA teams such as the Los Angeles Lakers, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls and the Cleveland Cavaliers have now been laid to rest.
date : Sep 29, 2015 01:22 PM EDT
Steve Nash title : NBA News & Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Fail Steve Nash Deal; NBA All-Star Chooses Stephen Curry Over Kobe Bryant Squad
summary : With the rumored imminent retirement of Kobe Bryant, it looks like the Los Angeles Lakers are searching for ways to build an NBA team capable of withstanding the perceived loss. However, it seems that the squad keeps missing out on these opportunities. Adding to the string of would-be boosters of the Los Angeles Lakers is Steve Nash, who signed a deal with the Golden State Warriors following the announcement of his retirement. Plagued with injuries in the previous NBA season, Steve Nash had been forced to hang his jersey and content himself as one of the main men in the background. Such was the role taken on by the two-time NBA Most Valuable Player in the Los Angeles Lakers in the past season. Due to his injuries, Steve Nash knew that he could no longer contribute to the NBA team by playing in the hardwood. To offset this situation, the NBA veteran opted to serve as the mentor of the young Los Angeles Lakers point guard, Jordan Clarkson.
date : Sep 29, 2015 01:15 PM EDT
Kobe Bryant Surpasses Michael Jordan in Points title : Los Angeles Lakers Toughen Kobe Bryant Roster; D'Angelo Russell, Roy Hibbert Welcome Robert Upshaw and Marcelo Huertas
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers have been busy this NBA offseason, acquiring players left and right in an effort to build a team capable enough to stand on its own once Kobe Bryant makes his exit. Although the talks of retirement of the Black Mamba keep getting slammed by the Los Angeles Lakers, the inevitable departure of Kobe Bryant is still taken into consideration. In fact, the active acquisition of the Los Angeles Lakers of rookies deemed to be potential replacements of Kobe Bryant illustrate the NBA team's goal of creating a group strong enough to watch the veteran athlete go. Hence, the addition of Russell D'Angelo, Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson is a clear sign of that move that will see Kobe Bryant leave the Los Angeles Lakers for good.
date : Sep 16, 2015 01:29 PM EDT
Kevin Durant title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Eye Kevin Durant Deal; Oklahoma Thunder Star Wants LeBron James Deal
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers have been actively seeking NBA stars to serve as potential replacements for the gap Kobe Bryant is bound to leave once he decides to hang the jersey and retire from basketball. While no official confirmation has been provided by the Los Angeles Lakers with regard the retirement of Kobe Bryant, the move of the NBA team to sign more rookies in the roster serve as a sign for such foreseen move. Although the addition of D'Angelo Russell and Larry Nance, Jr could prove to be promising to the future of the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA team still need a veteran to lead the pack. As 2016 draws nearer, a number of NBA stars will be up for grabs in the free agent market and it looks like the Los Angeles Lakers have their sights at Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant.
date : Sep 09, 2015 09:57 AM EDT
Jeremy Lin and Charlotte Hornets title : Jeremy Lin Thanks God For Empowering Him to Overcome Failures and Challenges, Playing With Charlotte Hornets Is Big Opportunity
summary : National Basketball Association star and newest point guard acquisition of the Charlotte Hornets Jeremy Lin has always looked up to his faith in God to overcome all the challenges he has faced in life and in his basketball career.
date : Sep 09, 2015 09:23 AM EDT
D'Angelo Russell title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers' Get Ready for Kobe Bryant Final Season; D'Angelo Russell, Roy Hibbert Take Over
summary : The impending retirement of Los Angeles Lakers star player Kobe Bryant has been the topic of a lot of conversations within and outside the NBA community. With Kobe Bryant still battling health issues stemming from physical injuries combined with his age, a number of fans and followers of the Los Angeles Lakers are calling for the NBA star to simply hang the jersey and retire. One man, however, remains a loyal supporter of Kobe Bryant and his contributions to the Los Angeles Lakers: NBA team owner Jim Buss.
date : Aug 31, 2015 02:19 PM EDT
Stephen Curry and James harden - Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets NBA Playoffs 2015 title : NBA Rumors: Houston Rockets' James Harden Potential Kobe Bryant Sub in Los Angeles Lakers; NBA Star Pegged as Next NBA MVP
summary : The Houston Rockets did not know what was coming for them when the NBA team opted to sign James Harden in 2012. Seven seasons since the day the NBA team signed him though, James Harden has shown consistently that he is worth every penny spent by the Houston Rockets to keep him in the roster. With an MVP-caliber performance in the past NBA season, sports analysts believe that James Harden could actually beat the self-proclaimed world's greatest basketball player LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry, the MVP from NBA champions the Golden State Warriors.
date : Aug 28, 2015 12:10 PM EDT
DeMarcus Cousins title : NBA Rumors: Sacramento Kings Trade DeMarcus Cousins to Los Angeles Lakers; Roy Hibbert Fail Kobe Bryant Challenge
summary : The future of DeMarcus Cousins in the Sacramento Kings roster has been the object of speculation throughout the NBA season. While the Sacrament Kings team owner keep insisting that no trade will be executed involving DeMarcus Cousins, the rumor mill remains insistent that the NBA star will be exiting the Rajon Rondo team before the regular NBA season begins.
date : Aug 27, 2015 09:06 AM EDT
DeAndre Jordan title : NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Clippers Deny DeAndre Jordan Deal Modus; Jorden Receive Same Offer From Miami Heat, Lakers
summary : DeAndre Jordan has been one of the most highly controversial free agents in the NBA offseason. In between the time the NBA star spent in choosing which group would suit him the most, a number of NBA teams including the Miami Heat, Los Angeles Laker, Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers, made him offers. At the end of the day, DeAndre Jordan narrowed down his options into two potential choices.
date : Aug 27, 2015 09:03 AM EDT
Jeremy Lin title : Jeremy Lin News: Lakers Losses Linsanity, Lin As Starting Point Guard For Charlotte Hornets
summary : After a disastrous one-year stint with the Los Angeles Lakers that further pushed his critics to believe that Linsanity was a temporary fad in 2012, Jeremy Lin has signed with the Charlotte Hornets during the NBA off-season.
date : Aug 26, 2015 01:49 PM EDT
Kobe Bryant title : NBA Trade Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Looking to Sign Metta World Peace, Kobe Bryant Returns to Gym For Shooting Practice
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers is trying to build a stronger roster for its championship campaign in the next season of the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the possible addition of veteran forward Metta World Peace, reported Yahoo Sports citing sources from the NBA league.
date : Aug 25, 2015 12:48 PM EDT
DeMarcus Cousins title : NBA Trade Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Need DeMarcus Cousins before Kobe Bryant Exit; Sacramento Kings Reject Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics Offers
summary : One of the names constantly linked with NBA trading block rumors is DeMarcus Cousins. While the Sacramento Kings have been adamantly denying the speculations on the potential transfer of the NBA star, it appears that the rumors continue to be rife - that is, the insiders keep saying the same thing despite repeated denial from the team owner. Although the 2015 NBA Draft looks to be moving forward sans a blockbuster deal involving DeMarcus Cousins and any of the NBA teams vying for his attention, talks on his potential transfer to the Orlando Magic and Boston Celtics keep hounding the Sacramento Kings. As for the Los Angeles Lakers, it is widely known in the NBA community that the team is in the process of recruiting players who can very well take over once Kobe Bryant retires from the game. Hence, the addition of DeMarcus Cousins is definitely a step forward that direction.
date : Aug 19, 2015 02:05 AM EDT
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