Author archive for Ross Pickering

  • Zooey Deschanel: Kobe Bryant crashed the “New Girl” set [VIDEO]

    By Ross Pickering on October 31, 2014
    Imagine you’re at work one day and then Kobe Bryant turns up and wants to say hi. That’s exactly what happened to actress Zooey Deschanel while shooting an episode of “New Girl.” During an interview on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Deschanel recalled the time when the Mamba unexpectedly turned up on set. The L.A. native says she was surprised […]
  • VIDEO: Carlos Boozer arrives at Staples Center in zombie mask

    By Ross Pickering on October 31, 2014
    Carlos Boozer arrived at Staples Center for tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers game while wearing a zombie mask. Well, at least we think it’s Carlos Boozer – I’m sure getting past security was interesting for the veteran this evening. Meanwhile, Kobe Bryant decided to dress up as Kobe Bryant for Halloween: All joking aside, the Lakers will be […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Team “leading suitors” for free agent Quincy Miller?

    By Ross Pickering on October 31, 2014
    The Los Angeles Lakers may have their eye on free agent forward Quincy Miller. According to Shams Charania from RealGM, Miller has had “several inquiries” since being waived by the Denver Nuggets earlier this week, and the Lakers are said to be the “leading suitor” to secure his services. At 21, Miller is still a young prospect and would add […]
  • WATCH: Kobe Bryant scores 31 points in 28 minutes vs. Suns

    By Ross Pickering on October 30, 2014
    While the beginning of the Lakers’ season hasn’t exactly gone to plan, there has been at least one bright spot, and that’s the current form of Kobe Bryant. After scoring 19 points in his season debut against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, the Black Mamba came out firing the next night and filled it up in limited minutes. Kobe scored […]
  • Team expected to file for disabled player exception with Julius Randle out for season

    By Ross Pickering on October 30, 2014
    The 2014-15 season didn’t exactly get off to a great start for the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night. Just days after learning that Steve Nash would be out for the season, their prized 19-year-old rookie, Julius Randle, broke his leg during a non-contact drive to the basket and is expected to miss the entire 2014-15 campaign. Randle underwent successful […]
  • VIDEO: Kobe Bryant calls Dwight Howard a “soft mother******”

    By Ross Pickering on October 30, 2014
    Kobe Bryant may be a seasoned veteran, but that doesn’t mean he’s about to back down from anybody, especially Dwight Howard. During the Lakers’ season-opening loss on Tuesday night, Bryant and Howard had a little altercation near the end of the third quarter. After Howard rebounded the ball, Bryant approached the center and put his arms up high to restrict his passing […]
  • Injury Update: Jordan Clarkson out minimum of one week

    By Ross Pickering on October 11, 2014
    Hey, it could’ve been worse. Lakers rookie Jordan Clarkson injured his left calf during a game against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night. The purple and gold announced on Friday that Clarkson had strained his calf and would miss at least one week of action. While Clarkson missing a week of the preseason is not ideal, especially as the […]
  • VIDEO: Kobe Bryant vs. Nuggets – 13 points, 5 assists [full highlights]

    By Ross Pickering on October 8, 2014
    Man, it was so good to see Kobe Bryant back on the court Monday night. While the Black Mamba played only 21 minutes in his first game in around 10 months, he still managed to impress the crowd and showed a balanced attack on the floor. Bryant finished the game with 13 points, on 5-for-12 shooting, 5 assists and 2 rebounds. Here’s […]
  • VIDEO: Jeremy Lin delivers perfect pass to Ed Davis for the alley-oop slam

    By Ross Pickering on October 7, 2014
    These two showed some real promise on Monday night. Jeremy Lin and Ed Davis connected a number of times during the Lakers’ 98-95 preseason win over the Denver Nuggets, though this was definitely the most impressive play of the game between the two. After setting a pick for Lin and handing the ball off in the process, Davis rolled to the […]
  • Nick Young says ESPN are “high” for ranking him 150th-best player in NBA

    By Ross Pickering on October 7, 2014
    While Nick Young’s thumb injury sucks because it means he’ll miss around 8 weeks of action, there are still a couple silver linings to be had from the situation. One is that Young will likely come back with a stronger left hand – he’s already been working on his handles with the left now that his right is temporarily out of […]