Jul 31

NBA Notebook Lakers negotiating with Scott

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NBA Notebook Lakers negotiating with Scott
They sat down with five candidates, but three of them took other jobs — Lionel Hollins became the head coach for Brooklyn, Kurt Rambis an assistant with New York and Alvin Gentry an assistant with Golden State. Mike Dunleavy was the other candidate …
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Los Angeles Lakers name Byron Scott as their new Head Coach
They interviewed a handful of candidates which included-Mike Dunleavy, Alvin Gentry, Kurt Rambis, Lionel Hollins and ESPN Analyst George Karl. Three of those candidates took jobs elsewhere before the Lakers made their decision. Lionel Hollins accepted …
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Byron Scott says he has reached deal to coach Lakers
Yet while the likes of Lionel Hollins, George Karl, Mike Dunleavy, Kurt Rambis and others were considered, none had the combination of extensive head coaching experience and deep Lakers roots that they were clearly looking for like Scott. Not only did …
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Chicago Bulls Can Finally Rely on Depth to Win Games
Tony Snell, who emerged in the 2014 Las Vegas Summer League, is poised to find minutes behind starters Jimmy Butler and Mike Dunleavy. During the offseason, Snell has already gained over ten pounds of muscle and shot over 50 percent from behind the …
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Jul 14

LA Lakers Rumors: Kobe Bryant Contacted LeBron James & Carmelo Anthony

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LA Lakers Rumors: Kobe Bryant Contacted LeBron James & Carmelo Anthony
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant reportedly contacted free agents LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony about signing in L.A. to create a new "Big Three." While the Lakers have the cap room to sign both superstars, a trio of Bryant, James and Anthony …
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VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Says He Preferred Playing With 'Shaq' Over Dwight
Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant has been in the public eye quite a bit over the last week or so while in Brazil for the 2014 World Cup. Kobe's most recent interview was telling to say the least in terms of his toxic relationships with Shaquille O …
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Jul 01

NBA Free Agency 2014: Lakers Expected To Meet With Carmelo Anthony

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NBA Free Agency 2014: Lakers Expected To Meet With Carmelo Anthony
Eric Bledsoe is a player Bryan Colangelo thinks will be a great fit with the Lakers and Colangelo has inside sources within the Suns FO and he says that Eric Bledsoe is redundancy in Phoenix and the Lakers will likely get him since the need a Point …
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5 Teams to watch for as NBA free agency begins today
The Suns have promised to match any offer for restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe and the Utah Jazz figure to do the same with Gordon Hayward. The air of inevitability is doing little to dull the fervor. Players can begin meeting with teams on Tuesday …
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Apr 23

Lastest Los Angeles Lakers News

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Spurs Infographic: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Spurs
Get the latest San Antonio Spurs news with Pounding The Rock. Follow Pounding The Rock on Twitter. Like Pounding The Rock Facebook. The Spurs didn't care much and the Lakers are Lottery bound. Bottom line: No one got hurt.  Tweet Share on Twitter …
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Jim Buss says he'll step down if Los Angeles Lakers don't perform
Los Angeles Lakers owner Jim Buss has been met with lots of criticism since he stepped into his dad's shoes, because the team hasn't been playing well at all. Fans have even called for Jim to step down in light of this terrible season, and he's said …
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Kent Bazemore Injury Update
EL SEGUNDO – Los Angeles Lakers guard/forward Kent Bazemore, who was injured in yesterday's game against the Clippers, had an MRI exam this morning that showed that he has a torn peroneus longus tendon in his right foot. Bazemore will miss the …
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Apr 18

Lakers and Celtics are both much younger for very different reasons

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Lakers and Celtics are both much younger for very different reasons
Rajon Rondo and Gerald Wallace have also missed a lot of time due to injury. A lot of that playing time went to Kelly Olynyk, Jared Sullinger, Avery Bradley and the like. The Jazz let Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap and Mo Williams walk. Derrick Favors …
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Nicole Henry gives salon concert, master class
Joining Henry on Embraceable was jazz artists including Kirk Whalum, Gerald Clayton, John Stoddart, Julian Lage, Gil Goldstein, Larry Grenadier and Eric Harland. Her 2013 release, SO GOOD, SO RIGHT: Nicole Henry Live was recorded at … Off the top of …
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Sheriff defends LEA funding
Former Montezuma County Sheriff Gerald Wallace launched the Law Enforcement Authority (LEA) funding idea to generate an extra $ 412,000 annually to hire four additional patrol deputies. Voters ultimately approved the measure, authorizing a 1.45 mill …
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Apr 15

Lakers News: Nick Young Thinks He'd 'Fit In Very Well' Next Season

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Lakers News: Nick Young Thinks He'd 'Fit In Very Well' Next Season
Although it is unclear if the team wants to retain players like Jodie Meeks, Xavier Henry, Wesley Johnson or Chris Kaman, Young has proven to be a valuable asset and fan favorite. Meeks has also stepped up his game this season and has increased his …
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VIDEO: Lakers Fit For Life With Jordan Farmar, Mark Madsen, Sacre
Robert Sacre, Kendall Marshall, Jordan Farmar, Jodie Meeks, Mark Madsen and the Laker girls joined over 200 students at the Campus in El Segundo last week participating in outdoor activities and advocating a healthy lifestyle at the Los Angeles Lakers …
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Mar 24

Instant analysis: Wizards 117, Lakers 107

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Instant analysis: Wizards 117, Lakers 107
Al Harrington led the bench with 15 points, followed by Drew Gooden with 11 points and 11 rebounds and Andre Miller with eight points. Wall registered nine of his assists in the first quarter when the Wizards (36-33) made 14 of 23 shots for 61 …
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Wizards end 2-game stumble with win over Lakers
Updated 2:18 am, Saturday, March 22, 2014. next previous. Washington Wizards forward Drew Gooden puts up a shot as Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, March 21, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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