• Nick Young making Lakers rookie Jordan Clarkson call him “Daddy Swag”

    By Ross Pickering on September 17, 2014
    Nick Young is awesome. During an interview with Lakers sideline reporter Mike Trudell, Young revealed that he was making rookies Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle address him by a different name this coming season. While it’s not clear what Young has asked Randle to call him – the 19-year-old mumbled numerous times when asked by Trudell to reveal the name – […]
  • Kobe Bryant ranked 24th best player in NBA by Sports Illustrated

    By Ross Pickering on September 17, 2014
    More fuel for the Mamba. Today, Sports Illustrated announced the majority of their Top 100 NBA players list, and included in the rundown was our very own Kobe Bryant. According to SI, Bryant is the 24th best player in the NBA, with the likes of Derrick Rose, Damian Lillard and Kyrie Irving (23-21) being placed ahead of him. Last year, Bryant […]
  • VIDEOS: Lakers players take part in pre-training camp scrimmage

    By Ross Pickering on September 16, 2014
    As we reported earlier, seven Lakers players were present at the team’s practice facility in El Segundo on Tuesday as they took part in a pre-training camp scrimmage. Thanks to the Lakers’ official Twitter/Vine account, we can get a sneak peek at what went down on the court today. In the first video, we see Jordan Clarkson throw down a nice […]
  • PHOTO: Julius Randle featured on SLAM Magazine cover

    By Ross Pickering on September 16, 2014
    This is kind of cool. 18 years after Kobe Bryant posed alongside the likes of Steve Nash and Ray Allen for a legendary SLAM Magazine cover, Lakers rookie Julius Randle is doing exactly the same. If you pick up a copy of SLAM this month, you’ll see Randle, along with 11 other top rookies, on the front cover of the […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Kobe Bryant’s NBA 2K15 rating leaked?

    By Ross Pickering on September 16, 2014
    Does Kobe Bryant pay attention to his rating in NBA 2K? It’s possible – especially seeing as he was the cover athlete for NBA 2K10 – and if he does, the 36-year-old will likely gain a little extra motivation from his rating in this year’s version of the game. According to a video posted by Javier Gonzalez, Bryant will be […]
  • Kobe Bryant returns to Germany for knee treatment?

    By Ross Pickering on September 15, 2014
    You know it’s nearly go time when the Black Mamba flies over to Germany for the “Kobe Treatment,” and that’s exactly what the 36-year-old did this past weekend. Well, that’s what we think he did, anyway. Bryant definitely spent the weekend in Munich – he even posted the photos to prove it – though there’s no official word on whether […]
  • VIDEO: Nick Young wins NBA 2K14 bet with cousin, burns his Jordans as forfeit

    By Ross Pickering on September 15, 2014
    UPDATE: It’s possible that Gilbert Arenas was actually the person who won the bet with Young’s cousin. In the caption, it appeared as if Arenas was saying Young beat his cousin, though he may have just been tagging Swaggy in the post. Nick Young don’t play no games. Well, actually, that’s a lie because he does. And when he beats […]
  • Lakers considering Ryan Hollins?

    By Ross Pickering on September 14, 2014
    Could Ryan Hollins make a return to his hometown of Los Angeles next season? It seems to be a possibility, except this time around Hollins would be playing for the Lakers, not the Clippers. During an interview with SiriusXMNBA earlier today, Hollins revealed that he has been in contact with the Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings, Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs and our very […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Team work out Pooh Jeter, Ronnie Price, Wayne Ellington, others

    By Ross Pickering on September 13, 2014
    With just weeks to go before the start of training camp, the Los Angeles Lakers are still searching for players who may be able to help them on the court next season. Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss have already brought in the likes of Michael Beasley, Dexter Pittman and Toney Douglas for workouts at their practice facility in El Segundo, […]
  • Will the Lakers pursue Greg Monroe next summer?

    By Ross Pickering on September 13, 2014
    After the Los Angeles Lakers missed out on their top targets of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony this summer, the organization quickly turned to their Plan B which involved pulling off a trade for Jeremy Lin and adding other solid (and cheap) pieces such as Carlos Boozer and Ed Davis while retaining financial flexibility for future offseasons. The team also re-signed […]