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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...
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1 day ago  |  1 Comment

'Drew' legend Young looks forward to season

Nick Young's popularity around the NBA has grown thanks in part to his self-appointed "Swaggy P" nickname. But long before that handle became synonymous with Young's high-scoring, light-hearted exploits, he has been known as "I Am Legend" at The Drew League, a summer basketball league in Los Angeles. "I've been a one-man show since I started...
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VIDEO: Nick Young hits a deep three-pointer at the Drew League

PHOTO: Nick Young is back in action at the Drew League. After officially signing his new four-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers last week, Young appeared at the Drew League on Sunday and put on a show. “Great win at the Drew League today,” Young wrote on his Twitter account. “let’s get ready for these playoffs next week.” According to Laker Nation, Swaggy...
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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...
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Nick Young will trash talk Byron Scott over his Swaggy P impression

The big news from yesterday’s coaching ranks of the association was the Los Angeles Lakers signed Byron Scott to be their new head coach with a four-year contract. Back when Scott was doing television coverage for Time Warner Cable Sportsnet in late 2013, he and James Worthy did some Swaggy P impressions of Lakers guard Nick Young: Upon hearing the news that Scott will be coaching...
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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...
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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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11 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...
16 days ago  |  1 Comment

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...
24 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...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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