Author archive for Ross Pickering

  • PHOTO: L.A. Kings dress Lakers statues in their jerseys – cool or nah?

    By Ross Pickering on April 23, 2014
    On Monday night, the Los Angeles Clippers caused quite a stir on the internet after they tied red, white and blue balloons to the Lakers’ statues outside Staples Center. Many fans were angry with this move by the Clippers, especially after they began covering up the Lakers’ banners at the beginning of this season, too. Then, on Tuesday night, the […]
  • Ryan Kelly on him falling to 48th in the draft: “Somebody out there made a mistake”

    By Ross Pickering on April 23, 2014
    The Los Angeles Lakers had only one pick in the 2013 NBA Draft – the 48th overall selection – though they still managed to land a player who made a difference this season. Yes, Duke’s Ryan Kelly definitely made a name for himself this year, outperforming most of the other rookies around the league and ending with averages better than […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Team have yet to meet with Mike D’Antoni

    By Ross Pickering on April 23, 2014
    Relax, Laker fans, there’s still a chance that Mike D’Antoni could be fired within the next few weeks. Last night, it seems his fate had already been determined when Chuck McGill from the Charleston Daily Mail reported that D’Antoni had met with Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss “multiple times” and was told that he would be coaching the Los Angeles Lakers […]
  • VIDEO: Jordan Farmar records Nick Young as he rides around on ice resurfacer at L.A. Kings game

    By Ross Pickering on April 22, 2014
    Nick Young loves to have fun. He may be 28-years-old, but he acts like a little kid – but in a good way – and that’s why we all love him. Tonight, Young attended the L.A. Kings’ playoff game at Staples Center and seemed excited when he was given a personalized “Swaggy P” Kings jersey. However, it seems that Young’s […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Mike D’Antoni will coach team next season, according to report

    By Ross Pickering on April 22, 2014
    UPDATE: Mark Medina from the L.A. Daily News denies the report and says the “Lakers and Mike haven’t met yet.” —————- If this is true, a lot of Laker fans are going to be angry. According to Chuck McGill from the Charleston Daily Mail, Mike D’Antoni has informed Marshall University that he won’t be able to take over as their […]
  • PHOTO: Nick Young attends L.A. Kings playoff game, wears “Swaggy P” jersey

    By Ross Pickering on April 22, 2014
    Could Nick Young play in the NHL? Swaggy P seems to think so. Young attended the L.A. Kings’ playoff game at Staples Center on Tuesday night and was presented with a sick, custom-made “Swaggy P” jersey. “LA Kings Game Lets Go!” Young wrote on his Instagram page. “Feel [honored] they gave me my [own] jersey, now put me out there […]
  • VIDEO: Steve Nash says Kobe Bryant is “pissed off”

    By Ross Pickering on April 22, 2014
    Steve Nash handling the ball every night while Kobe Bryant conserves his body and instead comes off of screens for scoring opportunities. That was the dream when the Canadian signed with the Los Angeles Lakers almost two years ago. Of course, the whole thing didn’t go to plan after Nash broke his leg in just the second game of the […]
  • Lakers Draft Rumors: Dante Exum may fall to 6th or 7th on draft night

    By Ross Pickering on April 22, 2014
    The Los Angeles Lakers are currently projected to have the sixth overall pick on draft night, and while that could change on May 20th when the franchise takes part in the lottery, the odds say that the purple and gold will mostly likely be picking at sixth (43.9%) or seventh (30.5%) on June 26th. If you look at some of […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Team to offer lottery pick for Kevin Love, according to report

    By Ross Pickering on April 21, 2014
    “I think there’s a possibility, sure.” That was Mitch Kupchak’s response when a reporter asked him whether there was a possibility that the Los Angeles Lakers could trade their lottery pick this summer. Of course, Kupchak didn’t reveal any potential targets, though there’s one name that will instantly spring to the mind of many Laker fans: Kevin Love. According to […]
  • VIDEO: Nick Young says he’s the “TMZ King”

    By Ross Pickering on April 21, 2014
    The season may now be over for the Los Angeles Lakers, but that doesn’t mean that we’ve seen the last of Swaggy P this year. Just hours after the Lakers ended their season last Wednesday, Nick Young was spotted by TMZ’s cameras while in the company of his girlfriend, Iggy Azalea. Young’s comments in the video were hilarious and caused […]