Lakers Nation Week in Review: January 11 – January 18

Lakers Nation Week in Review: January 11 – January 18

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers are sliding down the Western Conference standings and they need to turn their season around if they want to make the post-season. However, if you ask some people, the Lakers are doing just the right thing to build for the future.

As the team is struggling to get wins, their odds of winning the draft lottery are increasing. The Lakers also continue to dominate trade rumors and many are expected the front office to make a deal in the near future. It was another busy week for the Lakers and here is a look back:

Lakers Nation News: 

Nick Young was suspended for the Lakers’ game against the Celtics.

The Lakers signed Manny Harris to a 10-day contract. 

Kendall Marshall talks about Young’s ejection.

Young wanted his teammates to help when he got into the fight. 

Magic Johnson does not like the current state of the Lakers.

Mitch Kupchak sees Pau Gasol finishing the season with the Lakers. 

Nick Young wants the Lakers to start winning for the fans.

Mike Brown admits he bumped heads with Kobe Bryant. 

Gasol talks about nearly being traded to the Cavaliers.

Nike reveals the London Olympics inspired Kobe Prelude VII.

Mike Brown appreciates the time he spent with the Lakers.

Bryant said it is okay to be competitive in youth sports. 

Kobe’s 1963 Chevy Impala will be auctioned off.

Kevin Love is reportedly favoring the Lakers and Knicks in 2015. 

Jodie Meeks and Jordan Hill are on the verge of receiving contract incentives.
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