Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker has been suspended one game without pay for striking Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert with an open hand to the head, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
The NBA has reportedly suspended Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker for one game, this after he smacked Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert upside his head during a preseason skirmish. The post Report: Trevor Booker Suspended One Game for Smacking Roy Hibbert appeared first on SLAMonline.
With a running start, Toronto Raptors forward Anthony Bennett wasn't going to let a 7-foot center stand in his way of two points. Late in the fourth quarter of Thursday night's 105-97 preseason win over the Los Angeles Lakers, Bennett took a pass behind the three-point line and immediately attacked the basket. Show More Summary
Kyle Lowry scored 25 points and DeMarre Carroll added 18 points and six rebounds in the Toronto Raptors' 105-97 preseason win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle is 6'9" and 250 pounds, but he has a little bit of point guard in him. Randle used Thursday night's preseason game in Ontario, California, against the Toronto Raptors to show that his athleticism comes in handy in transition. Show More Summary
Utah Jazz power forward Trevor Booker has been suspended one game after attempting to hit Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert in the face during Tuesday's preseason game between the two teams. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported the news of Booker's brief ban on Thursday. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Bass will miss his team’s preseason contest Thursday against the Toronto Raptors after suffering a knee injury, but he has avoided a serious setback. Continue for updates. Bass Suffers Contusion Thursday, Oct. Show More Summary
As the Los Angeles Lakers get ready for the NBA regular season, there's already speculation about what Kobe Bryant will do at the end of the season. At 37 years old, Bryant is on the last year of his contract, set to earn $25 million this season. Show More Summary
Heading into their third game of the preseason, the Los Angeles Lakers face the Toronto Raptors at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in the National Basketball Association.
Matt Barnes was none too pleased when he found out that former Los Angeles Lakers teammate Derek Fisher was dating his estranged wife, Gloria Govan. In fact, he went on the offensive against Fisher. According to a Wednesday New YorkShow More Summary
Former Los Angeles Lakers teammates Derek Fisher and Matt Barnes allegedly got into an altercation due to Fisher's relationship with Barnes' wife, Gloria Govan. Although Barnes and Govan are in the process of getting a divorce, the New...Show More Summary
There aren't many players in the NBA who know more about basketball or have been through more in the league than Kobe Bryant. That's good news for the Los Angeles Lakers' young players. Bryant's career is winding down, so if the young Lakers want to pick his brain, they should do it while they can. Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant is one of the most important and successful figures in Los Angeles Lakers history, but many of those within the NBA believe it is time for the organization to move on from the Black Mamba. In an ESPN.com article by Baxter...Show More Summary
The Lakers may not be contenders in the West, but they should be entertaining in 2015-16. The Los Angeles Lakers enter the 2015-16 season looking radically different from a year ago. From the return of a healthy (if aging) Kobe Bryant to offseason additions like No. Show More Summary
In, what seemed like, the season premiere of "First Take," Stephen A. Smith threatened Kevin Durant after Durant said Stephen A. was lying about him wanting to play for the Los Angeles Lakers. Stephen A. then went on a long rant about...Show More Summary
Preseason basketball isn’t supposed to get heated. It’s barely even lukewarm much of the time. But that wasn’t the case on Tuesday night when the Los Angeles Lakers met the Utah Jazz for preseason bout at Honolulu’s Stan Sheriff Center. Things went full Jerry Springer after Jazz star Trevor Booker delivered a hard screen to the […]
Byron Scott, head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, cannot see Kobe Bryant, a career-long member of the Los Angeles Lakers, playing for another team other than the Los Angeles Lakers. Well, that’s surprising. In absolutely no way. New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson sent Twitter into a miniature tizzy at the start of […]
Entering his 20th NBA season, Kobe Bryant is stepping into what he considers “uncharted territory” as a 37-year-old first option shooting guard for a rebuilding Los Angeles Lakers squad. Kobe The post Kobe Bryant: ‘My 37 Isn’t Michael Jordan’s 37’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Los Angeles Lakers try to avenge their earlier loss to the Utah Jazz when they meet at the Stan Sheriff Center in the preseason of the National Basketball Association.
Here’s the Deseret News reporting on Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker, who was ejected after smacking Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert in the face. The Jazz won the game 117-114 in overtime. Booker, who started for [Derrick] Favors, was ejected early in the third quarter after picking up two technical fouls. The first technical came after Booker bumped [...]