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Los Angeles D-Fenders Hire Phil Hubbard As New Head Coach

While fans continue to wait for the Byron Scott to fill out the remainder of his coaching staff, the Lakers' developmental team, the Los Angeles D-Fenders, have announced the hiring Phil Hubbard as their new head coach: OFFICIAL: The LA #DFenders have named Phil Hubbard as Head Coach, it was announced today— L.A. D-Fenders (@DFenders) August 28, 2014 Hubbard is a proven coach, most recently as an assi ...

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Shaquille O’Neal Chooses Between Kobe Or LeBron

The title for greatest of all time is often put in contention. Two names that constantly get put in this conversation are Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. Shaquille O'Neal was recently interviewed by Abe Schwadron of Antenna Magazine and was asked to choose between the two and came up with a surprising answer: They’re different. LeBron is more of an all-around player — Hey this guy’s open, let me kick it to hi ...

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Lakers News: Kobe Bryant Featured On Sports Illustrated Cover

In the most recent edition of Sports Illustrated, Kobe Bryant is featured on the cover. Kobe took some time to admire the late Michael Jackson and his determination to be great. "I f------ love that story,” Bryant said in his unending determination of being the best of all time. Thriller now holds that record. Kobe also talked about his eventual retirement and says he isn't expecting a grand celebration, bu ...

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VIDEO: Lil Wayne Believes Kobe, Lakers Will Make Playoffs

http://youtu.be/ROo3EfYNKSg Lil Wayne recently made a guest appearance on ESPN's First Take. Wayne was asked about if he believed the Los Angeles Lakers would make the playoffs next season: It's a strong West. It's a strong West, but I just believe the will of Kobe Bryant. I see us getting that 8th spot at least. The one justification for his confidence in the Lakers was the return of Kobe Bryant. This kind ...

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ESPN Forecast Panel Predicts Lakers Will Finish 12th In West

ESPN has released their annual forecast for the upcoming NBA season. They have the Los Angeles Lakers finishing 12th in the Western Conference, which is what they predicted for the franchise last season. The forecast predicts that the Lakers will win 30 games next season, which is six games less than what they predicted last year and three games more than the Lakers actually won last season: ESPN Summer For ...

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Mike Brown Believes Kobe Bryant Can Still Play At A High Level

With the 2014-15 Los Angeles Lakers roster near completion and Byron Scott the head coach, all the focus shifts back to Kobe Bryant. After two-season ending injuries, there are question marks if he will return the same player. Mike Brown was on "The Herd" with Colin Cowherd recently and was asked about Kobe Bryant and his impact in the upcoming season: ''He never ceases to amaze me. I definitely think he ha ...

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Kobe Bryant Still Only Focused On Lakers Championships

Kobe Bryant was in China for Nike's RISE campaign. In an interview by SINA for NBA.com Kobe was asked what his highest and lowest expectations were for the upcoming season. In true Kobe fashion his answer was not surprising. Championship. Championship. That’s all there is winning a championship," Bryant said before being pressed about the lowest acceptable expectation. "The lowest? I don’t even think about ...

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Lakers News: Nick Young Takes A Swing At NASCAR

Nick Young participated in JaVale McGee's 1st annual Juglife Celebrity Softball Game at Easton Stadium at UCLA this past Sunday. The rain also made a rare appearance in Los Angeles, where the game was being held, and a reporter asked Young which sport he thought was most affected by the rain. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Young was prompted by the reporter and was  ...

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Jeremy Lin Appears In Funny Video With YouTube Stars

http://youtu.be/otk8DPKptTE Jeremy Lin recently released a funny video with YouTube stars AJ Raphael, Philip Wang, Nigahiga, and actor Harry Shum Jr. Although the video is mostly silly and at some points random, its overarching message is to continue moving on with life and to do the things that make you happy. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- In the video, Lin is stu ...

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Magic Johnson On Pau Gasol Leaving Lakers For Bulls

When former Laker big man Pau Gasol decided to leave his offer from the Lakers on the table and head to Chicago for the next chapter of his career, it was no surprise considering the trade rumors that circled Gasol for the past couple years. At Byron Scott's press conference yesterday, Magic Johnson said he spoke to Gasol before he made his decision to sign with the Chicago Bulls and the veteran forward und ...

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