LeBron James Departs Cavaliers, Signs Four-Year Pact With Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers were the favorites all along to land superstar LeBron James in free agency, and they were able to do just that. James agreed to sign with the Lakers Sunday evening on a four-year, $153.3 million contract that contains and opt-out clause after the third year. James’ agency, Klutch Sports, was firstContinue reading “LeBron James Departs Cavaliers, Signs Four-Year Pact With Lakers”

Cavaliers, Lakers Agree to Four-Player Trade Involving Isaiah Thomas

A very busy day for the Cleveland Cavaliers kicked off this morning when point guard Isaiah Thomas, power forward Channing Frye, and a 2018 first-round draft pick all were traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in-exchange for guard Jordan Clarkson, and power forward Larry Nance Jr. The trade, which was first reported by ESPN’s AdrianContinue reading “Cavaliers, Lakers Agree to Four-Player Trade Involving Isaiah Thomas”

D’Angelo Russell (Calf/Knee) Likely to Return Tomorrow vs. Nuggets

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton is ‘fairly confident’ that his starting point guard D’Angelo Russell will return from a calf/knee injury tomorrow when the Lakers take on the Denver Nuggets in Los Angeles. The 20-year-old Russell went through Lakers practice on Sunday without any reported issues for the first time since suffering aContinue reading “D’Angelo Russell (Calf/Knee) Likely to Return Tomorrow vs. Nuggets”

Potential Lottery Pick Buddy Hield Offers up Draft Pitch to Lakers

Buddy Hield had his second workout with the Los Angeles Lakers today, who hold the number two overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, and are expected to take either Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram with the pick. The Lakers are coming off the worst season in franchise history, finishing with a 17-65 record, butContinue reading “Potential Lottery Pick Buddy Hield Offers up Draft Pitch to Lakers”

WATCH: Kobe Bryant Posts 6th Career 60-Point Game in Career Finale

Kobe Bryant put on a show indeed in his final game as a professional basketball player. Bryant poured in a NBA season high 60 points to lead the Los Angeles Lakers over the Utah Jazz 101-96. Bryant did it on 22-50 shooting from field while going 6-21 from three and 10-12 at the charity stripe.Continue reading “WATCH: Kobe Bryant Posts 6th Career 60-Point Game in Career Finale”

The Year Kobe Bryant Averaged 35.4 Points Per Game

The year is 2005. Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani, 50 Cent, Green Day, Kanye West, and Kelly Clarkson have all the hits and in the National Basketball Association we saw the rise of the 2003 NBA Draft Class that featured LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh. Dwyane Wade lead the Miami Heat toContinue reading “The Year Kobe Bryant Averaged 35.4 Points Per Game”

Kobe Bryant Becomes First Player With 30 Million Career All-Star Votes

Back in 2012, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant passed legendary big man Shaquille O’Neal for the most NBA All-Star votes all-time. Shaq finished his career with a total of 23,834,598 million votes, and Kobe Bryant will finish with¬†6,426341 more votes than O’Neal ever received, the most all-time: Bryant received over a million votes thisContinue reading “Kobe Bryant Becomes First Player With 30 Million Career All-Star Votes”

Rembering Kobe’s 81-Point Game on Day of Final Career Game vs. Raptors

January 23rd, 2006 saw the 2nd greatest scoring performance in NBA history that is only second to Wilt the Stilt Chamberlain. Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant put up 81 points versus the Toronto Raptors on that day in 2006, scoring ¬†81 points on 46 shots, making 28 of them for a 60% field goalContinue reading “Rembering Kobe’s 81-Point Game on Day of Final Career Game vs. Raptors”

Lakers HC Byron Scott Wants to Boost D’Angelo Russell’s Minutes

Lakers rookie D’Angelo Russell hasn’t been getting minutes like his other fellow rookies have so far this season, especially in the 4th quarter of the Lakers games. Russell has not played a single minute in five of the Lakers 13 games this season, and in the eight games that he’s played in the 4th quarter,Continue reading “Lakers HC Byron Scott Wants to Boost D’Angelo Russell’s Minutes”

D-Wade: ‘Kobe is the Greatest Player of Our Era’

Tonight could be the final time we see Lakers guard Kobe Bryant inside Dwyane Wade’s house in Miami. Throughout his career, Dwyane Wade has had praise for Kobe Bryant even through all the intense games they’ve had to play each other. Today, via Michael Wallace of ESPN, Wade went on another level he hasn’t beforeContinue reading “D-Wade: ‘Kobe is the Greatest Player of Our Era’”

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