Hard times for a tired coach.
Mike just needs a little confidence, before this gets out of hand.
D’Antoni and Steve Nash love each other. D’Antoni coached Kobe Bryant in London. Pau Gasol is from the same continent as Italy. This is perfect!
Unfortunately, sometimes the business side of sports makes for some pretty devastating fan reactions. The most recent addition to the LA Lakers hopes to cap his career in Phoenix with one last autograph.
It was a bad night to be Mitch Kupchak.
Basketball is a contact sport. As a result some incidental, or otherwise, touches and grabs go beyond what you’d call “friendly”.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West went to the Lakers/Nuggets Quarterfinal last night at the Staples Center. She’s wearing some kind of leather sheath.
The Nuggets beat the Lakers in LA to stay alive. Here’s the definitive GIF from the game.
A woman, who according to TNT’s Craig Sager had a history of stalking Denver Nuggets players, interrupted last night’s game before being taken away by police. This could have been scary.
A look back at the many, many guys who have been photographed court side at the Staples Center with their eyes glued to a cheerleader’s body. I can’t say I blame them one bit.
When Kobe hits a big shot, he has no choice but to bust out the finger gun.
Many thought last year’s playoff bust was a temporary set-back, but things don’t look good for The Lake Show. If they don’t pull off a Dwight Howard deal, it might be time to panic.
After 19 seasons, The Big Aristotle is about to retire from the NBA. He chose to make the announcement first this afternoon to his dedicated hoards of Twitter followers (3+ million strong). Five minutes after the announcement, #ShaqRetires is already a trending topic. Video announcement here. View Image ›
The six-time NBA champion - who would change his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1971 - standing amongst (and head, shoulders and diaphragm above most of) his fellow UCLA graduates in 1969. View Image ›
Here’s Zac Efron at a recent Lakers game, rolling up his sleeves and sizing up the job at hand. Zac’s not afraid to get his hands dirty. View Image ›
The Lakers won! But the rest of Los Angeles lost. View List ›
After winning the NBA Championship game last night, Ron Artest wanted to make sure everyone knew how excited he was. Especially his psychologist, who really helped him keep an even keel. (This is Ron Artest keeping an even keel.) View List ›
Purple and gold confetti raining down upon him, Kobe Bryant hopped up on the scorer’s table, shook his fists and extended five fingers.
Well, isn’t that cute? Watch Video ›
The LA Lakers, hot off their NBA Championship victory, are having a parade through Los Angeles, despite fears about crime and violence.