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Jerry West: 'LeBron was not a tough free-agent signing' for Lakers

4 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

How much credit does the Los Angeles Lakers ' brass truly deserve for signing LeBron James this offseason? Lakers icon and Clippers adviser Jerry West will give the franchise some. But not much, as he believes James' mind was made up long before the start of free agency. "All due respect to the Lakers, who handled everything well, but, as these things go, LeBron was not a tough free-agent signing," West told Sports Illustrated's Jack McCallum. "LeBron wanted to come to L.A. and he wanted to come to the Lakers. Period. "He has a family he's thinking about. He has a home here. He has a son...
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Agent explains difference between LeBron James choosing Heat , Cavaliers and Lakers

4 monthes ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

Rich Paul says superstar joining Lakers not about Hollywood or super team
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Jerry West slights Lakers over LeBron signing

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

The Los Angeles Lakers have been celebrating the signing and arrival of LeBron James, who is expected to turn around the team after its worst stretch in franchise history. And while the Lakers should be excited about landing LeBron, Jerry West is not too impressed with their “achievement.” In fact, the former Laker great, who is now an executive for the rival Clippers, thinks it was a pretty easy signing.“All due respect to the Lakers, who handled everything well, but, as these things go, LeBron was not a tough free-agent signing,” West told Sports Illustrated. “LeBron wanted to come to...
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Lakers star LeBron James sells idea to Paramount on new comedy film

Lakers star LeBron James sells idea to Paramount on new comedy film

4 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

The Lakers star is taking his talents to Hollywood by selling idea for new comedy to Paramount Players.
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Lakers GM read aloud from book LeBron read during playoffs

Lakers GM read aloud from book LeBron read during playoffs

4 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Rob Pelinka says Kobe Bryant is the one who told him to read the book when he took the Lakers job.
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LeBron James in talks to star in major motion picture

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

That didn't take too long. Now a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James is about to take Hollywood by storm.Already the co-founder of SpringHill Entertainment, King James will soon embark on a production of a remake of the 1990s cult hit House Party.But before that takes hold, the three-time NBA champion could very well find himself in a star role on the big screen.According to Variety, James sold a movie project to Paramount Players, and is in talks to star in the comedy.SpringHill and writer Steve Mallory have been developing the film for several months. By selling its rights to...
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LeBron James to Produce Comedy Movie Sold to Paramount, Wants Lead Acting Role

4 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James and his production company, SpringHill Entertainment, secured a deal with Paramount Players to produce a comedy film, Variety 's Justin Kroll reported Wednesday...
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Lakers News: Magic Johnson Praises LeBron James, Rich Paul, Maverick Carter

4 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson thanked LeBron James and his team Wednesday as the two sides prepare for the start of a multiyear partnership...
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Jason Whitlock thinks there is some reason to be concerned with LeBron's relationship with L.A. fans

Jason Whitlock thinks there is some reason to be concerned with LeBron's relationship with L.A. fans

4 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

Jason Whitlock talks LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers with Colin Cowherd, Dahntay Jones and Jason McIntyre.
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LeBron James will be Lakers only guaranteed starter, GM Rob Pelinka says

LeBron James will be Lakers only guaranteed starter, GM Rob Pelinka says

4 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

"Obviously LeBron James is going to be a starter but the other four spots is going to be an open training camp decision," Pelinka said.
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