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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...

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 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...