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Byron Scott: I know what it takes to bring a championship to L.A.

The Los Angeles Lakers introduced Byron Scott as the 25th head coach in franchise history on Tuesday. “After an extensive and thorough search, we’re proud to welcome Byron back to the Lakers family as our next head coach,” said Kupchak. “Byron has proven himself at the highest levels of the game as both a player and a coach in his almost 30 years of NBA experience. His leadership...
Via Sports-Glory
22 hours ago  |  1 Comment

Lakers Rumors: Carlos Boozer to start at small forward

Despite losing Pau Gasol via free agency, the Los Angeles Lakers face a logjam at the power forward position. They drafted Julius Randle, resigned Jordan Hill and claimed Carlos Boozer off waivers. It seems the odd man out will be Boozer.Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to the Los Angeles Times:"Boozer is penciled in as the Lakers' starting small...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers to start Carlos Boozer at small forward?

The Los Angeles Lakers were able to acquire forward Carlos Boozer from the Chicago Bulls off of waivers, and they are extremely excited about what he will add to the team. According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, the Lakers are planning to start him at the small forward position. This is an extremely interesting and weird move from the Lakers, and Boozer is a power forward...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers hire Byron Scott as head coach

The Los Angeles Lakers vowed to take their time in hiring a new head coach after Mike D’Antoni’s resignation, and they did just that. But now, after a diligent search, the team has a new coach. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reports the Lakers have agreed to terms on a contract that will make Byron Scott the team’s next coach. Lakers have agreed to terms with Byron Scott to be their...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer bullish on Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak is still surprised his team was able to acquire Carlos Boozer. "Fortunately for us and unexpectedly for us, our bid was the highest bid and we were awarded Carlos," Kupchak said Friday during Boozer's introductory news conference. "Not for a second did we think that he'd be available to us." L.A. landed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer Says Chicago Was Tough

Posted to Chicago Bulls - Chicago Sports NewsCarlos Boozer was recently introduced as a new member of the Los Angeles Lakers, but Chicago probably celebrated it more than them. Boozer has not been very popular in Chicago and he knew it. “It was (difficult). It was at times,” Boozer said Friday. “But you learn a lot. I was humbled a lot and I grew a lot as a man and as an individual...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Pencil In Carlos Boozer As Starting Small Forward

Carlos Boozer was introduced by the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. The Lakers were not optimistic about landing Boozer during the waiver claim process but did so with a $3.25 million bid. Boozer heard the news from his agent. "I was ecstatic and I was jumping up and down," Boozer said. "I went back out there and got two more hours in." Boozer is penciled in as...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe’s message to Carlos Boozer

Carlos Boozer was recently amnestied by the Chicago Bulls, who brought in former Laker forward, Pau Gasol, to fill the void at power-forward. The Los Angeles Lakers responded by snatching up Boozer off of waivers. Boozer is now a Laker, and reportedly had a conversation with Lakers’ great, Kobe Bryant. The message Kobe sent to Boozer was one we’d all expect Kobe to send. “Be...
Via Pass The Pill
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers win amnesty bidding for Carlos Boozer

Well, after the Ed Davis signing, this comes as quite a shock. The Los Angeles Lakers have won the bidding for the amnestied Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer, according to Marc Stein from ESPN. Once Boozer was amnestied earlier this week, teams under the cap were able to place sealed bids for the veteran. The Lakers apparently put in the largest bid, which was likely in the $2...
Via Lakerholicz.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls finally amnesty Carlos Boozer

The writing was on the wall here for Carlos Boozer after the Chicago Bulls signed Pau Gasol to a three-year, $22 million contract. Boozer was set to make $16.8 million in 2014-2015, the final year of his contract. While Chicago wipes a huge contract off its salary cap for the upcoming season, Boozer will still get that large sum of money from the team.  Bulls say goodbye to Carlos...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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