Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant doesn't have any qualms about Kevin Durant leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to sign with the Golden State Warriors during the offseason. The newly retired Bryant spent each of his 20 seasons inShow More Summary
After a stellar performance at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Chinese basketball superstar Yi Jianlian landed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers for the 2016-17 NBA season. Fellow Asian Jeremy Lin is among the NBA stars who were apparently happy with Jianlian's return to the league.
Lakers fans packed Los Angeles City Hall chambers to witness the mayor and other officials declare Kobe Bryant Day in honor of the retired NBA superstar.
The Los Angeles City Council declared today Kobe Bryant Day, because the date 8/24 contains the two jersey numbers Bryant wore during his Lakers career. The inaugural Kobe Bryant day was marked by Bryant and his family shaking hands and posing for pictures at city hall, where he was also serenaded by adoring local politicians who wanted to wish him a happy birthday: Read more...
Throughout his career, former Los Angeles Lakers player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been a social and political activist. He boycotted the 1968 Olympics and supported Muhammad Ali’s decision to refuse induction into the military during the Vietnam War. Show More Summary
L.A. adds two forwards to its roster. The post Report: Los Angeles Lakers Officially Sign Brandon Ingram and Yi Jianlian appeared first on SLAMonline.
The No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft, Brandon Ingram, signed his rookie contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, the team announced. The signing comes over a month after No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons signed his deal with the Philadelphia 76ers. Show More Summary
The date (8/24) was chosen to commemorate his two Lakers jersey numbers. [ more › ]
Who needs Kobe when you have Yi? [ more › ]
Brandon Ingram and Yi Jianlian will join the Los Angeles Lakers' roster this 2016-17 season. Brandon Ingram, coming in fresh form the 2016 draft, signs the deal on Tuesday. On the contrary, Yi Jianlian is a veteran returnee to the N...
Life after basketball is looking pretty good for Kobe Bryant. After 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, the city he called home will honor the Black Mamba with a day just for him Wednesday, according to Bill Oram of the Orange County...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward/center Yi Jianlian, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.
Fans of Los Angeles Lakers feared that the locker room drama between Nick Young and D'Angelo Russell will hurt the team's performance in the 2016-17 NBA season. But according to recent reports, the point guard and small forward are already working out to settle the internal feud that sparked early this year.
Yi Jianlian is reportedly close to a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. Yi, 28, has spent the past four seasons with the Guangdong Southern Tigers in the Chinese Basketball The post Lakers Reportedly in ‘Advanced Discussions’ to Sign Yi Jianlian appeared first on SLAMonline.
Jordan Clarkson has been training very hard for the 2016-17 NBA season, which was touted by some sports analysts as his breakout season. As early as now, the 24-year-old point guard is already showing a lot of potential to be the future superstar of the Los Angeles Lakers in the post-Kobe Bryant era.
The Los Angeles Lakers have been extremely busy this offseason and are slowly but surely building to get themselves back into playoff contention. Luke Walton was brought in to be their new head coach and they are doing everything in their power to bring in as much talent to the roster as possible. Show More Summary
Chinese basketball player Yi Jianlian hasn't played in the NBA since his stint with the Dallas Mavericks during the 2011-12 season. That might soon change, however. ESPN's Marc Stein reported Tuesday that the Los Angeles Lakers are in "advanced discussions" with the power forward about an NBA return. More to follow. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is hopeful about the future of the organization as he transitions from the role of key player to perhaps the team's most famous fan. Mike Bresnahan of TWC Sportsnet spoke with the five-time NBA champion, who entered retirement following a memorable 60-point performance in his final game. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers guards Nick Young and D’Angelo Russell have squashed their beef—Swaggy P says there’s no point in staying mad at his young teammate..@NickSwagyPYoung said he's making peace The post Nick Young on D’Angelo Russell: ‘I Can’t Be Mad Forever’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Nick Young is willing to let bygones be bygones with Los Angeles Lakers teammate D'Angelo Russell. Last spring, Russell recorded a conversation between him and Young in which Young admitted to having cheated on then-fiancee Iggy Azalea. "We're teammates. Show More Summary