Lakers News

  • PHOTOS: Nike’s Kobe 9 shoes look amazing in NBA Live 15

    By Ross Pickering on September 18, 2014
    The NBA Live series may be poor in comparison to 2K Sports’ take on the Association, though it seems there’s at least one thing that EA Sports does better: The shoes. In PS4 screenshots provided by Operation Sports, we get to take a look at what Kobe Bryant’s signature shoes, the Nike Kobe 9s, look like in NBA Live 15, […]
  • 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 […]
  • Lakers officially announce coaching staff

    By Ross Pickering on September 16, 2014
    With less than two weeks to go until the beginning of training camp, the Los Angeles Lakers have officially announced their full coaching staff. Byron Scott will be joined on the bench by assistants Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen, who has earned a promotion from the player development role he thrived in last season. Scott will also retain the […]
  • 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 […]
  • PHOTOS: This is what Nick Young and Julius Randle look like in NBA 2K15

    By Ross Pickering on September 15, 2014
    Each season, the NBA 2K series gets more and more realistic, and this year is no different. In NBA 2K15, which is set to be released on October 7, Nick Young will finally live up to his Swaggy P nickname thanks to the 2K team replicating the L.A. native’s swaggy hairstyle, while also adding in his tattoos (on his left […]
  • Taiwanese tire company leaves Rockets for Lakers following Jeremy Lin trade

    By Ross Pickering on September 15, 2014
    The Jeremy Lin trade is already paying off for the Los Angeles Lakers, and their new point guard hasn’t even played a game for the purple and gold yet. It was announced today that Taiwanese tire company Maxxis are set to sponsor the Lakers this season after seemingly deciding not to renew their deal with the Houston Rockets. “We are excited to […]
  • PHOTOS: Jim Buss’ daughters hang out with Harry Styles, One Direction

    By Ross Pickering on September 15, 2014
    Being the daughters of Lakers owner and executive Jim Buss has some serious perks, such as Kobe Bryant giving you a shout out on Instagram (“I’ve watched them grow from babies to young ladies.”) and having Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss as your uncle and auntie. There are other advantages, too, such as hanging out with British boyband One Direction. During their […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]