Lakers Rumors

  • Lakers Rumors: Vanessa Bryant to appear on The Real Housewives of Orange County?

    By Ross Pickering on September 27, 2014
    While fans of the Los Angeles Lakers are looking forward to seeing Kobe Bryant’s return to the basketball court next month, it appears that his wife may soon be appearing on our television screens, too. According to RumorFix, The Real Housewives of Orange County may be trying to land Vanessa Bryant for the cast of their long-running reality show. “There […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Ricky Rubio’s agent eyeing Los Angeles?

    By Ross Pickering on September 23, 2014
    Seeing as this one’s just about coming to an end, there’s still a lot of time to go before next summer rolls around. However, it seems that Ricky Rubio’s agent is already eyeing the Los Angeles Lakers as a potential landing spot for his client in 2015. According to Darren Wolfson from, Rubio’s agent is intrigued by the cap space […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Michael Beasley no longer an option for L.A.

    By Ross Pickering on September 23, 2014
    Michael Beasley is not coming to the Los Angeles Lakers. Well, not this summer, anyway. According to Adrian Wojnarowski from Yahoo Sports, Beasley has agreed to a deal with the Memphis Grizzlies. Beasley was considered an option for the Lakers after the 25-year-old worked out twice for the purple and gold earlier this summer, though it seems the team ultimately […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Kobe Bryant to invest in soccer team?

    By Ross Pickering on September 20, 2014
    Kobe Bryant: Los Angeles Lakers superstar and soon to be soccer team owner? According to Eric Pincus of the L.A. Times (via La Gazzetta) Bryant is being linked to the sale of Italian soccer club Bologna FC 1909. Joe Tacopina, an attorney, is reportedly in the process of putting together an ownership group to purchase Albano Guaraldi’s majority share in the […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Alonzo Gee to sign with L.A.?

    By Ross Pickering on September 18, 2014
    While it seems the Lakers weren’t all that interested in giving a guaranteed contract to Pooh Jeter or Ryan Hollins, they may decide to offer a training camp deal to Alonzo Gee. According to Sam Amick from Fox Sports, Byron Scott was a fan of Gee during his time in Cleveland, and the 27-year-old appears to have a good shot […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Pooh Jeter, Ryan Hollins no longer options for L.A.

    By Ross Pickering on September 17, 2014
    As training camp inches ever closer for the Los Angeles Lakers, it appears that two of the players the team were considering are no longer available. Firstly, according to Sportando (via HoopsHype) point guard Pooh Jeter, who worked out for the Lakers last week, will not be leaving his team in China to make a return to the NBA. “I was a […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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, […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Signing Michael Beasley still “a possibility”

    By Ross Pickering on September 10, 2014
    With NBA training camps getting underway in just a few weeks’ time, Michael Beasley is still searching for a new team. However, one thing’s for sure: Beasley won’t be returning to the Miami Heat. According to Barry Jackson from the Miami Herald, the Heat are not looking to re-sign Beasley, whom they selected with the second overall pick in 2008. The […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Byron Scott to add European coach Igor Kokoskov to staff?

    By Ross Pickering on September 7, 2014
    With training camp looming, new Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott is in the final stages of putting together his coaching staff, which is already reportedly set to feature Mark Madsen and Jim Eyen. According to Marc Stein from ESPN, Scott is close to adding European coach Igor Kokoskov to his staff. The Serbian Kokoskov has previously worked with […]