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Lakers Pick Up Team Option On Robert Sacre

The Los Angeles Lakers have exercised center Robert Sacre’s veteran-minimum team option for the 2015-16, guaranteeing his deal, league sources told RealGM. The Lakers held the option on Sacre’s deal worth just below $1 million, deciding to retain a seven-footer who has a proven NBA value on the defensive end and positive professional on the court. Several NBA teams had prepared...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers expected to bring back Robert Sacre

There are no guarantees moving forward with the Los Angeles Lakers; if you can't help this team get back to its winning ways -- and soon -- then you're probably not long for wearing the purple and gold.Robert Sacre, apparently, is a part of the future in Los Angeles, at least in the short-term, as the Lakers are reportedly expected to pick up his team option for next season, according...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers Planning To Exercise Option On Robert Sacre

The Los Angeles Lakers have plans to exercise center Robert Sacre’s veteran-minimum team option, league sources told RealGM. Sacre — solidifying himself as a viable reserve big man and defensive presence in three NBA seasons — has lost 15 pounds since the end of the Lakers’ season. He is under a guaranteed option at $981,348 for next season, and there’s a chance the Lakers...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Robert Sacre explores Los Angeles with skateboarder Danny Montoya

Robert Sacre may have now been in Los Angeles for two years, though the 25-year-old still has much to learn about the City of Angels. That’s why VICE hooked up the Lakers big man with skateboarder Danny Montoya who took Sacre to downtown Los Angeles. The pair then wound up at Grand Central Market and checked out some of the delicious-looking street food that was on offer. After...
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Robert Sacre named to Canadian national team roster, will play 11 games in Europe this summer

While Robert Sacre may not have competed in the Las Vegas Summer League this year, it looks like he’ll be gaining some more experience and getting in some playing time with the Canadian national team over the next couple of weeks. According to the official Canada basketball website, Sacre is one of five NBA players (Kelly Olynyk, Andrew Nicholson, Cory Joseph, Dwight Powell) to...
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Sacre to play for Canadian national team this summer

It appears that Robert Sacre will be playing some high level basketball this summer. While Canada missed out on the basketball World Cup, they’ll still be playing a lot of basketball in the coming months. According to CTV News, the team “will play five of the world’s top-15 ranked teams in a European tour” and will also take part in 11 exhibition games between July 24 and...
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

D'Antoni: Robert Sacre Is Lakers' Hardest Worker, Best Defender

Robert Sacre scored seven points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds in the Los Angeles Lakers' loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday. Mike D'Antoni singled out Sacre after the game and praised the second-year center's work ethic. "I thought Robert Sacre had his best game," D'Antoni said. "He works harder than anyone on the team, without a doubt, it's not even close. In...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Robert Sacre fouls out versus Cavs, has to stay in game due to Lakers’ injury woes

Last night’s game was kinda weird. In the NBA, you don’t expect a team to run out of players. However, seeing as the Lakers are the most banged up team in the league right now, they found themselves in a strange position on Wednesday night while playing the Cleveland Cavaliers. Starting the game with just eight guys due to injuries the previous night to Jodie Meeks (ankle) and...
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Beat Cavaliers With Four Active Players, Robert Sacre Plays With Six Fouls

Los Angeles Lakers forward Robert Sacre picked up his sixth foul in the fourth quarter of Wednesday’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, and in almost all situations, that would disqualify him from continuing to play. But the Lakers didn’t have any players left on the bench because of injuries suffered earlier in the the game (L.A. began the night with only eight active players...
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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