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Lakers News: Point Guard Chris Duhon Waived To Clear Cap Space

To nobody's surprise, the Lakers waived third-string point guard Chris Duhon this afternoon in an effort to create as much cap space as possible. Duhon's salary for the 2013-14 season was for $3.75 million, but only $1.5 million was guaranteed. Mike Trudell of TWC SportsNet first reported the news this afternoon: The Lakers waived backup PG Chris Duhon today, according to GM Mitch Kupchak. — Mike Trudell (@ ...

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Lakers Nation Week in Review: Jun. 22- Jun. 29

The 2013 NBA Draft has come to an end and the next thing on the schedule is the start of free agency on July 1. The Los Angeles Lakers are gearing up for a hectic off season and their first priority will be to re-sign Dwight Howard. Although there have been reports that Howard will sign elsewhere, his mind has changed before and Lakers fans are hoping it will one last time. The NBA will be dominating headli ...

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Lakers Nation Reacts: Do You Like The Billboards Trying To Keep Dwight Howard?

Lakers management has been preparing for this weekend since they were eliminated from the playoffs as their number one priority is to re-sign impending free agent Dwight Howard. Howard has kept a low profile for most of the off-season, but this week, news broke that he was unlikely to re-sign with the team and is looking to move to Texas. However, the Lakers have started an all out marketing campaign that s ...

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Lakers News: Steve Nash Discusses Health, Dwight Howard’s Role

After playing in his foundation's annual celebrity soccer game, Steve Nash discussed his current health and Dwight Howard's future in the purple and gold (h/t ESPN LA). In a season where Nash dealt with a fractured fibula and right hamstring/hip injuries, he doesn't believe his minutes need to be limited next season as suggested by Lakers trainer, Gary Vitti. While he admitted he isn't quite 100 percent yet ...

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Lakers News: Dwight Howard Banner Ad Placed on Beverly Hills Hotel

The Lakers are getting pretty desperate to keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles. After putting up several big billboards around the city, the latest attempt to entice their center to stay is by placing a painting of the back of his jersey on the Beverly Hills Hotel. -----Check out the Lakers Nation store to get your LN gear and show off your Lakers pride!------ Here's the latest picture sent out from the offic ...

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Kobe Bryant To Adjust His Game Due To Achilles Recovery Process

Kobe Bryant sat down with Lakers reporter Mike Trudell to discuss how his game may evolve due to the recovery process of his Achilles surgery. Kobe is expecting to be his old self and dominate once again on the court. According to Bryant, he is determined to play at a highly competitive level and make the Lakers playoff contenders once again. "Its about taking on a challenge. Everything else that goes on ar ...

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Lakers News & Rumors Recap: Ryan Kelly Becomes Newest Laker

With the NBA Draft last night the Lakers added to their roster with Duke's Ryan Kelly. The stretch big man is hopefully one that will bring some outside shooting to a team that desperately needed it a season ago. Mitch Kupchak talked about the pick following the Draft at the team practice facility, but also discussed several other key stories that are sure to interest Laker fans. Kupchak also talked about t ...

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Laker News: Mavericks’ Nowitzki Reaches Out To Dwight Howard

On the heels of the report that Dwight Howard is unlikely to re-sign with the Lakers, Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki confirmed this morning that he's been in contact with the soon-to-be free agent. Nowitzki, unlike Rockets forward Chandler Parsons, who earlier in the week mentioned he "talks to Dwight everyday", said that he while he hasn't been very aggressive in his recruiting of the free agent center, h ...

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Mitch Kupchak: Dwight Uncertainty “Scary Close” to Kobe in 2004

After the Lakers drafted Ryan Kelly with their 48th pick late Thursday night, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak spoke to the media for 28 minutes, and those 28 minutes weren't devoted to the future of the former Duke alum. Instead, Dwight Howard was at the forefront of the conversation, but this time Kupchak sounded a bit much more in touch with reality. As a matter of fact, Kupchak used Kobe Bryant's un ...

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Lakers News: Draft Pick Ryan Kelly Recovering From Foot Surgery

With the their only pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Lakers selected Duke power forward Ryan Kelly with the 48th overall pick. Certainly this was a not a player that Laker fans saw them drafting especially with the talent that was still on the board at the time of the pick, but nevertheless, Ryan Kelly is the 2013 draft pick by the Lakers. Kelly played four seasons for Duke and was recognized as one of the b ...

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