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Watch This Ben McLemore Flush Plus The Foul As He Plays One Of His Best Games of Summer LeagueUpdated Jul 19 Share Tweet
There were some who thought Ben McLeMore was the most talented player in the 2013 Draft, but he fell to Sacramento at the no. 7 spot. That worked out nicely for the Kings since they didn’t want to match New Orleans’ four-year $44 million offer for Tyrek…
Lakers hire former player Madsen as coachUpdated Jul 19 Share TweetIt didn't take long for the Los Angeles Lakers to promote Mark Madsen.Source: nba.com
Why is the NBA reimbursing the Oklahoma City Thunder for part of Kevin Durant’s max contract?Updated Jul 19 Share TweetThe 2011 lockout occurred to benefit the NBA's small-market franchise, creating conditions in which many of the league's premier franchises (e.g. the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers) could not outspend their rivals to gain a competitive advan…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetKent Bazemore had the play of the game during Summer League action in Las Vegas last night after he decided to lift off a step inside the paint to smash it through the iron with his left hand. Kent Bazemore from the Golden State Warriors is more than ju…Share TweetThe 2013-14 Los Angeles Lakers lost the NBA’s best center over the offseason and are attempting to combat this with the additions of Chris Kaman, Wesley Johnson, and a full training camp from coach Mike D’Antoni. Snark aside, this could be enough to mak…Source: yahoo.com
Barkley On Howard Landing In HoustonJul 19Charles Barkley breaks down Dwight Howard signing with the Rockets, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce being traded to the Nets, and the Lakers' window closing.
The Forum: Lakers' Offseason MovesJul 19Mark Willard and Arash Markazi break down the Lakers' offseason signings.
The Forum: Lakers Eye LeBron, MeloJul 19Mark Willard and Arash Markazi discuss whether it is realistic that the Lakers could sign Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James.
Summer League Status CheckJul 19Kevin Arnovitz, David Thorpe and Amin Elhassan assess five of the top fifteen first round picks in the NBA Draft at Summer Leauge, Otto Porter, Cody Zeller, Ben McLemore, C.J. McCollum and Shabazz Muhammad.
Dallas Mavericks announce signing of Samuel DalembertJul 19The Dallas Mavericks announced on Friday afternoon that they have signed free-agent center Samuel Dalembert.