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Jeremy Lin wants bigger role with the Lakers

When Jeremy Lin created “Linsanity” with the New York Knicks, he immediately became a fan favorite all across the globe. He wasn’t just a household name in New York, he was also a household name across the United States and in other countries as well. Unfortunately, the Houston Rockets signed Lin to a big contract and ended up deciding to bring him off of the bench, and effectively...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers officially sign Nick Young to multi-year deal

The Los Angeles Lakers officially signed athletic swingman Nick Young to a multi-year contract, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.  Other outlets have reported that the deal is worth $21.5 million over 4 years.Young, aka "Swaggy P," became a locker room and fan favorite during last year's miserable season due to his laid-back personality and scoring...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
3 days ago  |  Discuss

OFFICIAL: Nick Young re-signs with the Lakers

PHOTO: Well, it’s finally official: Nick Young is staying in Los Angeles. While the Lakers and Young reportedly agreed to a deal almost two weeks ago, the team had to delay the official signing of the 29-year-old’s new contract in order to pull off other moves while staying under the salary cap. Young’s deal is rumored to be for four-years and $21.5 million...
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Nick Young Explains Why Girlfriend Iggy Azalea Intimidates People

Lakers Nick Young recently discussed why he feels his girlfriend, rapper Iggy Azalea is receiving a lot of venom right now, and how he helps her fly above all the haters. Iggy is doing big things and that is what is scaring people. She is going to brush it off. She won’t let it get to her. She is number one — what can you do? She’s at the top right now, so of course they are...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Nick Young and Jordan Hill Contract Grades

Los Angeles Lakers: Nick Young and Jordan Hill Contract Grades By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content @ Hoopstuff… Nick Young Contract: 4 years, 21.5 million I came into this article with the preconceived notion that this deal was a dangerous one for the Lakers. Sure Nick Young can score but can he do anything else? What happens now that he has his money as well? Does he rest...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: First free agent additions

Free agency hasn’t exactly been very kind to the Lakers as they attempted to entice some of the biggest stars to LA. Losing out on Carmelo is unfortunate but the team swung for the fences and fell just a bit short. At this juncture, the best move for the team to somehow convince the Rockets to give up Jeremy Lin, a future first round pick and a 2015 second rounder in exchange for...
10 days ago  |  1 Comment

Nick Young To Re-Sign With Lakers On 4-Year Deal Worth $21.5 Million

Swaggy P is back. Nick Young will re-sign with the LA Lakers on a 4-year deal (4th year is player option) worth $21.5 million. According to Mark Medina of Inside Social: That will come in the form of Nick Young, who accepted a four-year deal worth $21.5 million to stay with the Lakers. The contract includes a player option that Young can exercise for his fourth year. The Lakers...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Missing pieces of the puzzle

The 2014 NBA free agency opened on July 1st to a flurry of calls from aspiring GM’s looking for the next big find. The Lakers will be taking a slower approach as they sat down earlier this week to pitch Carmelo on the chance to define his legacy. The decision is supposedly going to be made on Monday, but with rumors flying that the Lakers have emerged as surprise top contender...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Swaggy P gets schooled at his own camp

It’s officially the summertime all across the country and with the solstice in full effect, that really means only one thing for parents. The kids are home from school and they must be entertained for the next two-plus months. You see, my mother had nothing to worry about, as she’d get me dressed in the […] The post We Should All Send Our Kids To Nick Young’s Basketball Camp...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers fan gets billboard asking Nick Young to stay

Recently, Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young opted-out of his current Los Angeles Lakers contract to become a free agent. While Young appears to want to stay in the City of Angels, one huge Lakers fan decided to try and persuade him with a billboard message. Ahmed Bin Sulayem (according to For The Win, Dubai’s biggest Lakers fan) commissioned this billboard that tells Nick to...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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