Lakers Nation Week In Review: June 1 – June 8
The Los Angeles Lakers are joining the rest of the NBA by watching the 2014 Finals from home as the team looks to rebuild for the future. This season was very disappointing for fans, but with the draft around the corner, the front office will be looking to one day make a return to the Finals.
There have been many names out there as possible selections for the seventh spot including Julius Randle, Aaron Gordon and Marcus Smart to name a few. To sort out everything that has gone on with the Lakers, here is this week’s review:
Lakers Nation News
Kobe Bryant has released training videos with Nike Pro Answers.
The Lakers will reportedly not look into Derek Fisher as their next head coach.
Laker legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said Tim Duncan is his favorite active player.
The Miami Heat are the most popular team according to an ESPN poll.
Andrew Bynum wants to come back to the Lakers.
The Lakers conducted pre-draft workouts with several prospects.
Los Angeles is concerned about drafting the best player, not the best fit with its seventh pick.
Aaron Gordon compares himself to Kobe Bryant.
Bryant’s recovery process is going better than previously expected.
USA soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann commented on Kobe’s new contract extension.
Grant Hill believes Kobe has taken tougher shots than Michael Jordan.
Charles Barkley called the Lakers coaching vacancy a “bad job.”
Larry Brown is not interested in coaching the Lakers.
The Lakers’ estimated value shot up after the Clippers sold for two billion dollars.
Pau Gasol talked about the possibility of rejoining the Memphis Grizzlies.
Lakers Likely Draft Candidates