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Los Angeles Lakers Athletic Trainer Set to Retire After Season
April 4th, 2016 at 2:55 PM
Throughout the 2015-16 NBA season, much has been focused on the retirement of Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant. Bryant. But what few outside NBA circles know is that the Lakers are also losing athletic trainer Gary Vitti to retirement after 32 years. ***PHOTO1*** Bryant has been in the NBA and with...

Grading Los Angeles Lakers’ Steve Blake Trade
February 27th, 2014 at 9:50 PM
About a week ago, the Los Angeles Lakers traded veteran point guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for guards Kent Bazemore and Marshon Brooks. ***PHOTO1*** After multiple reports suggested that big men Pau Gasol, Jordan Hill and Chris Kaman may be traded, the Lakers ultimately decided to part ways with...

Los Angeles Lakers Sign Shawne Williams to 10-Day Contract
February 9th, 2014 at 9:27 PM
A familiar face has rejoined the Purple and Gold.   ***PHOTO1*** After being waived on January seven before his contract would have become fully guaranteed, the Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Shawne Williams to a 10-day contract due to an injury-riddled squad. ***PHOTO2*** Even with the signing of Williams, the Lakers only had...

Los Angeles Lakers Sign Manny Harris to 10-Day Contract
January 21st, 2014 at 7:06 PM
With an injury-riddled backcourt, the Los Angeles Lakers have signed combo guard  Manny Harris to a 10-day contract.  ***PHOTO1*** Harris, the undrafted guard out of Michigan, began his professional career playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons while averaging a solid 6.2 points in 17.4 minutes per game. The 24-year-old...

Los Angeles Lakers Waive Shawne Williams
January 7th, 2014 at 8:15 PM
The Los Angeles Lakers have waived stretch forward Shawne Williams.  ***PHOTO1*** After signing with the Lakers on a non-guaranteed one-year deal back in September, the storied franchise decided to waive Williams before the January seven deadline where his contract would have become fully guaranteed. ***PHOTO2*** The 6-foot-9 forward averaged a measly 5.2 points on 37.7...