All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Los Angeles Lakers’

Mark Cuban Hopes The Lakers ‘Suck Forever’

Mark Cuban definitely feels some kind of way about the Los Angeles Lakers. During a recent interview on Los Angeles radio station TheBeast 980, Cuban had absolutely no reservations about sharing his disdain for the NBA franchise. As a matter of fact, he personally hopes they “suck forever.” “As far as the Lakers,” Cuban said, “I think there are going …

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Steve Nash Ex-Wife Legal Battles Tarnish Legacy Of NBA MVP

Steve Nash may never play professional basketball again. According to the Associated Press, a back injury has successfully prevented Nash from playing this season for the Lakers. “Being on the court this season has been my top priority, and it is disappointing to not be able to do that right now,” he said. “I work very hard to stay healthy, …

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Carmelo Anthony Caught Between Los Angeles Lakers And New York Knicks

Carmelo Anthony has had a lot of sweet deals from a lot of teams. But now the player has a choice to make: go to Los Angeles or stay in New York. However, it’s not Anthony sweating over the stakes, but the owners and coaches of the teams who are waiting desperately for an answer. Yahoo Sports reported that the …

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Mitch Kupchak Contract Extended as Lakers GM

Mitch Kupchak, general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers, has agreed to a multi-year contract extension, which was revealed during a 145-130 loss to the Houston Rockets Tuesday night. Kupchak had one year remaining on his previous contract with the Lakers, and the details of his amended contract haven’t been released. Since taking over for Jerry West in 2000, Kupchak …

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John Calipari Shoots Down Rumors About Coaching LA Lakers

While he is denying it now, there was a rumor that coach John Calipari might be heading back to the NBA to coach the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers have struggled immensely this season, and could certainly use some help. John Calipari is a veteran basketball coach, and as a coach that is disliked by a number of people for …

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Dirk Nowitzki Helps Mavericks Top Lakers, Cling To Playoff Spot

The Mavericks are in a constant battle for a playoff spot in the Western Conference, and with the help of Dirk Nowitzki in last night’s game, they are now in 7th place. What place will they end up with, if any? Following closely behind are the Grizzlies and Suns, and the Mavericks are only a game and a half behind …

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Lamar Odom Done With European Team After Two Months

Between the reality show, the divorce drama, and his association with the Kardashians, it’s easy to forget that Lamar Odom used to be a basketball player, and a pretty darn good one too. So when he announced that he was signing with a professional team in Spain, some were probably surprised considering Odom hasn’t played one lick of pro ball …

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Los Angeles Lakers Suffer Worst Loss In Franchise History

Things just seem to be getting even worse for the Los Angeles Lakers with another tragic loss to their hometown rivals, the Los Angeles Clippers. The Lakers are one of the worst teams in the league, and continue to lose, with no sign of improvement. The Clippers delivered the Lakers their worst loss in franchise history last night, and the …

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Kobe Bryant And Steve Nash Could Be Out Until Next Season

Everyone paying attention to the NBA in the past year will know that Kobe Bryant has been constantly struggling with an injury, and has not been able to play much. Steve Nash has also been forced to sit out for several games, and it may simply be a sign that the two veterans are getting to the point where they …

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Jason Collins Signs with NBA’s Nets

Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete in one of North America’s four major professional sports Sunday, when he signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets in the afternoon and then appeared in uniform hours later against the Lakers, for the first time since announcing he was openly gay last season. The N.B.A. center played 11 scoreless minutes in …

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Kobe Bryant Will Miss NBA All-Star Game Due To Injury

Kobe Bryant, although he continues to be a fan favorite and was voted on to the Western Conference All-Star team, will not be able to compete in the NBA All-Star game in New Orleans this weekend. He has only played six games this year after recovering from an Achilles injury, and then injuring his right knee upon returning to the …

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Paula Abdul Reveals 30-Year Secret

If you’ve ever tried out for something like a team of some sort, getting cut shouldn’t stop you at all. At least that’s what Paula Abdul might say, as she revealed a carefully guarded secret about dancing for the Los Angeles Lakers back in the 80s. Sitting down with her ex-beau, Arsenio Hall, on his late night talk show, Abdul …

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