Category: ‘Players’

NBA Rumors: Ben Simmons Trying to Force 76ers to Pass on Him, Wants Lakers to Take Him at No. 2
May 24th, 2016 at 9:44 AM
When the Philadelphia 76ers landed the number one overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, there were reports that they would be taking LSU's Ben Simmons with the number one pick. ***PHOTO1*** However, Simmons may not want that, as reports have circulated that not only does Simmons not want to be taken...

Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Retirement Causes Media Mayhem at Staples Center
April 13th, 2016 at 7:38 AM
Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant announced his retirement at the beginning of the season. The announcement gave the Lakers time to prepare for the team's final home game, but still created a logistical nightmare for NBA media coordinators that hasn't been seen since Michael Jordan returned to the NBA...

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...

Kobe Bryant Rewards Fans with Autographed Sneakers
March 3rd, 2016 at 2:33 PM
Los Angeles Lakers superstar and future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant is retiring at the end of this season. It's his 20th season in the league, and rather than deal with media speculation on his retirement, he chose to announce his retirement as soon as the decision was made. He...

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...