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Metta World Peace, Formerly Ron Artest, Returns to NBA & LA Lakers

By Mehak Massand | Sep 26, 2015 08:45 PM EDT

Los Angeles Lakers v San Antonio Spurs - Game Two

After taking his talent to China, Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, is returning to the NBA. World Peace re-signed with the LA Lakers in a one-year unguaranteed deal to resume his career in the NBA. Read More »

Shaq Advises Kobe Not to End His Career Just Yet

By Mehak Massand | Sep 23, 2015 02:54 PM EDT

Phoenix Suns v Los Angeles Lakers

Rumors regarding Lakers point guard Kobe Bryant's retirement from the NBA have been roaming around for a while now. But former teammate, Shaquille O'Neal, is advising the player he had a previous feud with to slow down on retiring. Read More »

Michael Jordan's Near Miss Trade to LA Clippers, Bulls Doubted Jordan's Talent

By Mehak Massand | Sep 19, 2015 09:54 PM EDT

Afternoon Foursomes - 2014 Ryder Cup

Back in 1984 and 1988, the Chicago Bulls had potential trade discussions with the Los Angeles Clippers regarding a possibility of sending Michael Jordan to Los Angeles. Even though Jordan ended up winning six championships with the Chicago Bulls, his greatness was once questioned. Not once, but twice the Clippers attempted to land Jordan, which would've ultimately sabotaged the Bulls' reign. Read More »

Steve Nash, Former Lakers Guard, May Join Golden State Warriors

By Mehak Massand | Sep 18, 2015 08:28 PM EDT

Steve Nash at Sports Spectacular Gala - Show

Former Suns and Lakers guard, and two-time MVP, Steve Nash, is currently in negotiations with the Golden State Warriors to join as a part-time player development consultant. Read More »

Kobe Bryant Cleared To Play 2015 NBA Season

By Jon Niles | Sep 18, 2015 04:00 PM EDT

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers talks on the bench with Jordan Clarkson #6 during the game with the Detroit Pistons at Staples Center on March 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by dow

Kobe Bryant has been riddled with injuries over the last few years of his Los Angeles Lakers career, the latest of which being a torn rotator cuff resulting in a 2015 shoulder surgery. This surgery was a success though, because this week he was cleared to play the upcoming 2015/2016 NBA season, which could be the final run of games for the 37-year-old living basketball icon. The only question is: Can he make a comeback after this injury? Read More »

Charlotte Hornets' Security Didn't Recognize Ex-Laker Jeremy Lin

By Mehak Massand | Sep 14, 2015 09:50 AM EDT

Los Angeles Lakers v Los Angeles Clippers

Charlotte Hornets new point guard, Jeremy Lin, says he had trouble convincing a security guard that he's an NBA player when he showed up at Charlotte's Time Warner Cable Arena. Read More »

D'Angelo Russell, Who Hasn't Even Played in an NBA Game, Believes the Lakers Can Make it to the Playoffs

By Mehak Massand | Sep 12, 2015 12:43 PM EDT

2015 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot

Lakers' Rookie, D'Angelo Russell, seems a little too confident in the Lakers' ability to make it to the playoffs this coming season. Read More »

Is Metta World Peace Returning To LA Lakers?

By Jon Niles | Sep 10, 2015 05:30 PM EDT

Metta World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers folds his hands over his head following a change in possession against the Boston Celtics during the game on February 7, 2013 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

According to new rumors and reports, Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, is practicing at the Los Angeles Lakers' training facility. Apparently, the 35-year-old small forward and notorious courtside brawler could be making a comeback to the NBA and join the team he won the 2010 Championship with, which is the same team that sent him to the New York Knicks a few years later. World Peace has played in China and Italy since leaving the USA. Read more on this news below. Read More »

Kings Owner Won't Allow Cousins Trade to LA Lakers

By Joseph Randazzo | Jun 24, 2015 12:10 PM EDT

DeMarcus Cousins

The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to add forward DeMarcus Cousins to their team. There's one problem though. Kings Coach George Karl is all for the trade but owner Vivek Ranadive feels otherwise. Ranadive believes Cousins should stay home with the Kings. His mantra goes against the reason why the team hired Karl. Since becoming coach of the Kings, Karl was granted the power to draft players and make trades. In terms of this Cousins trade though, his hands are tied. Read More »

Kobe Bryant 'Can't Spell for Sh*t', Went On Underage Beers Runs In 1996 With Jimmy Fallon? [VIDEO]

By Jaymz Clements | Feb 05, 2015 11:30 AM EST

Kobe Bryant Jimmy Fallon

LA Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has revealed to Jimmy Fallon that he can't spell for sh*t, having recently blamed his injured shoulder on "passing too much." Taking to The Tonight Show the 36 year old NBA legend also explained how he and Fallon used Kobe's status as a Laker in 1996 to buy beer -- when Kobe was still underage -- and chatted about Kobe's new Showtime documentary, Kobe Bryant's Muse, which airs on February 28. Read More »

Kobe Bryant Injury Update: Undergoing Surgery, Season Over: Lakers Star Reveals Shaq Feud Made Him Try to Join Michael Jordan in Washington DC

By Jaymz Clements | Jan 27, 2015 01:55 PM EST

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant will likely miss the rest of the NBA season after getting surgery on his torn rotator cuff today, according to reports -- with the news coming just after the star revealed he wanted to join Michael Jordan in Washington in the early '00s. The L.A. Lakers star tore his rotator cuff while dunking against the New Orleans Pelicans last week, and the team now expect him to miss the rest of 2015 NBA season. But will he retire? His coach, teammates, former teammates and this "close to hm" believe he will play on in 2015-16, say The LA Times. It will be the third straight season Kobe has had his season cut short by injury. Read More »

Kobe Bryant Retiring? Injured LA Lakers Star Career Over After Rotator Cuff Injury? Will He Return, Or Is This The End For NBA's Black Mamba?

By Jaymz Clements | Jan 22, 2015 07:00 PM EST

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant suffered a torn rotator cuff in the Los Angeles Lakers loss to the New Orleans Pelicans last night, and the team report that he will fly back to LA to be examined by team doctors, missing the team's game against reigning NBA champion San Antonio Spurs this Friday. It raises the question of, after three straight seasons of major injuries whether or not, the 36 year old superstar will retire, or play out the last remaining year on his mammoth contract. If he undergoes surgery, it could mean a six month long recovery, if it's a similar injury to the torn rotator cuff suffered by the Spurs Patty Mills. Read More »

Matt Barnes Shouts Out "Real Mothers" Taking Care Of Their Responsibilities

By Star Connor | Jan 09, 2015 10:44 AM EST

Matt Barnes and son

Looks like Matt Barnes doesn't like the fact his estranged wife, Basketball Wives star Gloria Govan, can go have fun on red carpets, while he stays at home to watch their twin boys. Read More »

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