Posts Tagged: LOS ANGELES LAKERS

CRANKY OLD PEOPLE

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Really Doesn’t Like ‘Girls’… Wait, What?

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When I was a child, I loathed the very thought of broccoli and mushrooms, despite having never tried either.

BROOKLYN NETS

Fire Up The Trade Machine: 10 Dwight Howard Trades That Could Help The L.A. Lakers

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It has been a few months since I was finally able to extinguish the last of my raging hatred of Dwight Howard for what he did to my beloved Orlando Magic, but I’m actually glad that I can look at him in a new, unbiased light.

AMALIE WICHMANN

Jimmy Goldstein Brought Our Favorite Foreign Side Boob Back To A Lakers Game

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Back in 2011, when we were all a little younger and more precious, I did a little digging to answer an age-old question from people who aren’t Los Angeles Lakers fans – <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/05/james-goldstein-is-my-new-hero">“Hey, who’s that old dude who dresses like a blind cowboy?”</a> The answer, of course, was James Goldstein and the question was raised after he showed up to a game with that lovely young lady above.

BASKETBALL

Here’s A Sweet Reminder That Kobe Bryant’s Marriage Is As Strong As A Diamond

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It was roughly a year ago that rumors first surfaced regarding Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/12/lets-take-a-good-long-look-at-kobe-bryants-alleged-mistress-jessica-burciaga#page/1">his alleged affair with voluptuous Playboy model Jessica Burciaga</a>, and most of us thought for sure that Vanessa Bryant was going to take her husband to the cleaners in a divorce.

CRAZY FANS

‘NBA Confessions’ Allows Fans To Anonymously Vent In Convenient Meme Form

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If I had to rank professional sports fans in terms of craziness, I wouldn’t even think twice: 1) NBA fans 2) Everyone else While NFL fans are certainly insane in their own rights and passionate about their teams, NBA fans have multiple layers of crazy that can be peeled back to reveal a molten core of manic lunacy that is the universe’s greatest natural source of irrational behavior.

BOSTON CELTICS

Reddit Users Really Love The L.A. Lakers

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Over on Reddit, or the front page of the Internet as those kids have taken to calling it, the volume of sports content has been increasing lately, which is great because what we all need is more forums through which to debate sports.

BIG HAIR

The Internet's Love Affair With Andrew Bynum, Human Cartoon Character

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NBA legend and TNT analyst Shaquille O’Neal, in his neverending quest to completely besmirch Dwight Howard, once said that Andrew Bynum was the best big man in the league.

BASKETBALL

Taiwan Animation’s Take On Mike D’Antoni Is Pretty Perfect

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I considered writing my normal wordy intro paragraph about how Taiwan Animation is the weirdest thing in the world, citing examples from the stories we've covered and wondering how two Taiwanese ladies with 3rd grade computer animation skills could get to the heart of a story better than a nation of aged sports reporters, but I'll let this image do all that for me: Additional highlights, if you aren't already watching, include: - Phil Jackson as the zen, levitating version of The Mandarin from 'Iron Man' - A swinging jazz soundtrack - The Lakers having fruit thrown at them because they're trying to play basketball with walkers (try to figure out which one's supposed to be Steve Nash.

feuds

Stop The Presses: Shaquille O’Neal Is Still Talking About Dwight Howard

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As we’ve previously discussed, one of the latest post-NBA projects of legendary center Shaquille O’Neal <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/shaquille-oneal-dwight-howard-feud">is the Comedy Shaq Channel on YouTube</a>, which he is apparently trying to turn into a new version of the classic Def Jam series.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS

Mike D’Antoni Will Be The Next Lakers Coach To Be Fired

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When news broke on Friday that <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/11/so-long-mike-brown-and-long-live-dwight-howard-coach-killer-jokes">the Los Angeles Lakers had fired Mike Brown just 5 games into the season</a>, the majority of NBA writers and just fans in general said the same thing: “Hello, Mike D’Antoni.

BRIAN SHAW

So Long Mike Brown And Long Live ‘Dwight Howard: Coach Killer’ Jokes

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The worst news for the Los Angeles Lakers today should have been that <a href="https://twitter.com/Mike_Bresnahan/status/266965775087177728">Devin Ebanks was arrested on suspicion of a DUI this morning</a>.

BASKETBALL

Watch Dwight Howard Airball A Free Throw

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There are few things sweeter than a Dwight Howard airball.

BOSTON CELTICS

NBA Round-Up: Steve Nash Dressed As A Nerdy Jackie Earle Haley For Halloween

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Last night marked the beginning of the 2012-13 NBA season, and it started pretty much the same way that I assume next season will begin – with the Miami Heat raising a banner.

GAMBLING

Take Out A Third Mortgage, Here Are This Season’s NBA Championship Odds

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As always, it’s important to preface this post about NBA Championship gambling odds by saying that I do not gamble, and therefore I do not offer gambling advice.

DWIGHT HOWARD

The New Look Los Angeles Lakers Remind Us That They Are Very Photogenic

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With NBA Media Day out of the way, we can finally pay attention to the important stuff like Shaquille O’Neal still crapping all over new Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard.

DWIGHT HOWARD

The Miami Heat Don’t Need A Fifth Starter And The Best Of The 2012 NBA Media Day

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Yesterday marked the first meaningless burp of the 2012-13 NBA season, as players casually took their time arriving to their respective arenas to be prepped for clichés and generic positive statements about their chances this year, as part of the 2012 NBA Media Day.

ELLEN

Dwight Howard Is On A PR Tour, Goin’ Each And Every Place With A Mic In His Hand

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Dwight Howard said over and over that he didn’t want to play for the Los Angeles Lakers.

CHARITY

Now Coming To The Stage, Metta World Peace

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When not winning races against strange monsters on popular children’s shows or violently attempting to decapitate James Harden, Metta World Peace is quite the entertainment industry entrepreneur.


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