Magic Johnson's first move as the Lakers' new president of basketball ops is the hiring of Kobe Bryant's agent, Rob Pelinka. The post Report: Lakers Hire Rob Pelinka as GM appeared first on SLAMonline.
Rob Pelinka, who played college basketball and has represented many NBA players, including Kobe Bryant, will be the next general manager of the LA Lakers, following in the footsteps of many agents before him.
Earlier today the Los Angeles Lakers burnt their front office down, firing GM Mitch Kupchak and swapping out former president of basketball operations Jim Buss for Twitter user Magic Johnson. Owner Jeannie Buss said that the team wanted to fill their GM job “in short order” and it seems that the search is already over. Read more...
Former agent brings clout and understanding of the NBA world to job with serious pressures
The long-awaited Lakers' front-office overhaul has happened just two days before the NBA trade deadline. Rob Pelinka, the agent of former Laker great Kobe Bryant, is the most likely candidate to replace Mitch Kupchak as the GM of the...Show More Summary
Rick Fox is fired up for the new Magic Johnson era with the Lakers -- and says the only thing that could be cooler is if Kobe Bryant signed on, too!! Fox says he was on the set of the OWN Network show, "Greenleaf," when he heard the news about his…
Magic Johnson’s GM hire might not be too foreign to the Lakers franchise. Rob Pelinka, the agent of former Laker great Kobe Bryant, is the most likely candidate to replace Mitch Kupchak as the GM of the Los Angeles Lakers, accordingShow More Summary
Rob Pelinka might soon have a front-office job with L.A.
Allen Iverson would love it if Kobe Bryant joined him in the 3-on-3 league. The post Allen Iverson Wants Kobe Bryant to Join 3-on-3 League appeared first on SLAMonline.
Allen Iverson says it's his DREAM to ball on the same team as Kobe Bryant -- and says he HOPES the Mamba will consider coming out of retirement to join his 3-on-3 team. The Answer was out in New Orleans enjoying NBA All-Star Weekend -- when we…
The NBA’s best are on the floor for one night. Don’t miss out. The 2017 NBA All-Star Game is going to be a fun and fresh display of talent. Last season, the NBA said goodbye to Kobe Bryant in his final All-Star appearance, but this time around, there are no sendoffs. TNT will televise the All-Star Game beginning at 8 p.m. Show More Summary
Harden reached out to Bryant to take his game to an MVP-level
“As a team we believe in fighting for the rights of all.”
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Bryant reached out to Ingram and the rookie didn't believe it was him
If one legendary former Laker returning to help the franchise is good, more is better, right? That seems to be the belief held by Magic Johnson, who said Monday that he’d love to add Kobe Bryant to the team’s front office. Johnson himself was installed earlier this month as an adviser to Lakers president and […]
Former NBA star Kobe Bryant knows his women's hoops
Magic Johnson hopes to recruit Kobe Bryant. The post Magic Johnson Wants Kobe Bryant in Lakers Front-Office appeared first on SLAMonline.
One Lakers legend would like to work with another one
In April of the 1999-2000 season, former New York Knicks guard Chris Childs and Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant were tussling back and forth and eventually went face-to-face with each other during a play. Kobe somewhat threw an elbow and Childs responded with a 2-piece and a biscuit to Kobe’s face-throat. Recently, Childs joined The True […]