/ Jun 2, 2014 / 12:30 pm
The Lakers had a terrible season this year, but that hasn’t stopped Nick Young from making the most of his time in Los Angeles. He started his off-season by partying with his girlfriend Iggy Azalea, he threw out the first pitch at a Dodgers game, and even found time to pose with wax models. This weekend, Young celebrated his birthday with a 1990s-themed party.
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/ Apr 22, 2014 / 4:15 pm
It’s almost as much fun as the play involved, but the eruptions from an NBA bench can be just as delirious as some on the college level–though maybe not as coordinated as some. With that in mind, the NBA released the best bench reactions from the 2013-14 NBA season, so try and see how they compare to last season’s iteration. Read More »
We already showed you the ending to that crazy Blazers-Lakers game, but it wasn’t just Johnson’s lob that you have to see. Offseason acquisition Robin Lopez got a nice opportunity to smash the ball on Lakers center Robert Sacre. A baseline pass from Nicolas Batum to a cutting Lopez during Portland’s attempt to come back, resulted in a first-rate throw-down. Read More »
The Los Angeles Lakers’ injury woes continued on Wednesday night, resulting in one of the most bizarre finishes in NBA history. The Lakers came into Cleveland with only eight players healthy, as Steve Nash did not dress in order to rest in the second leg of a back-to-back. Nick Young left the game during halftime after a “twisted” knee. Then, there were seven. Things just got worse from there. Read More »
/ Oct 10, 2013 / 4:00 pm
With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.
Today we talk about the Los Angeles Lakers: a team in flux. Read More »
If you’re going to make it in the NBA, you need a wide repertoire of skills. That’s why players spend endless hours mastering their footwork, spin moves, balance and overall body control. I’m talking, of course, about their dance moves. Read More »
/ May 28, 2013 / 11:15 am
With only four teams remaining in the NBA Playoffs, it means a few “contenders” have already been eliminated from title contention. The offseason is the time for these teams to retool to prepare for deeper runs next season. Last offseason brought many changes in Los Angeles. The Lakers completed two blockbuster deals that brought star talents Steve Nash and Dwight Howard to Hollywood. Read More »
/ Feb 6, 2013 / 9:05 am
As much as we want to give credit to Kobe Bryant for icing the Lakers win in Brooklyn last night, L.A. should throw the Nets a bone. Brooklyn did everything they could outside of express mailing the W to Hollywood. Down the stretch, the Nets endured a couple of bad shots from Brook Lopez – one was an ugly airball – on poorly executed plays. Then, Gerald Wallace threw away an inbounds pass. Read More »
The Lakers’ depth at center is not good, but Tuesday night was a kind of worst-case scenario. Missing Jordan Hill, Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol meant splitting minutes between forwards Metta World Peace, Earl Clark and rookie big man Robert Sacre. Sacre bore the brunt of the odd rotation’s weaknesses most of the night in his 28 minutes, but especially when Houston’s James Harden caught him on the business end of two top-10 worthy plays. Read More »