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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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Gregg Popovich: ‘We didn't have enough juice to finish it off'

Gregg Popovich: ‘We didn't have enough juice to finish it off'

Gregg Popovich discusses the San Antonio Spurs loss on Monday to the New Orleans Pelicans. Read more ...

Wizards' John Wall fined for cursing at coach Scott Brooks

Wizards' John Wall fined for cursing at coach Scott Brooks

The Washington Wizards fined All-Star guard John Wall for cursing at head coach Scott Brooks during a heated practice. Read more ...

Walker stays hot, scores 43 as Hornets upend Celtics 117-112

Walker stays hot, scores 43 as Hornets upend Celtics 117-112

Kemba Walker scored 21 of his 43 points in the fourth quarter, and the Charlotte Hornets battled back to beat the Boston Celtics 117-112 on Monday night Read more ...

NBA trade rumors: Wizards may be willing to deal John Wall, Bradley Beal

NBA trade rumors: Wizards may be willing to deal John Wall, Bradley Beal

The Wizards have been shockingly bad this season, and NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Washington may be prepared to clean house. Read more ...

Conley and Gasol lead Grizzlies past Mavericks 98-88

Conley and Gasol lead Grizzlies past Mavericks 98-88

Neither teams held a lead of more than six points until the final Memphis rally. Read more ...

Report: Several Wizards Players Had Verbal Altercations at Practice

Report: Several Wizards Players Had Verbal Altercations at Practice

The Wizards had a heated practice recently, with several players involved in verbal altercations, reports The Athletic's Shams Charania. Washington has stumbled to a 5-11 start... Read more ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Clippers Win FIFTH STRAIGHT, Top Hawks 127-119

HIGHLIGHTS: Clippers Win FIFTH STRAIGHT, Top Hawks 127-119

Six different Clippers scored in double digits. Read more ...

NBA fines Miami's Josh Richardson $25,000 for shoe toss

NBA fines Miami's Josh Richardson $25,000 for shoe toss

NBA fines Miami guard Josh Richardson $25,000 for tossing one of his sneakers into stands Read more ...

NBA free agency rumors: Grizzlies in talks with Joakim Noah

NBA free agency rumors: Grizzlies in talks with Joakim Noah

Noah played in only seven games for the Knicks last season and was released in October. Read more ...

NBA notebook: Warriors giving Green 'time off,' says Kerr

NBA notebook: Warriors giving Green 'time off,' says Kerr

Golden State forward Draymond Green missed Saturday night's game at Dallas because of an injured toe, but Warriors coach Steve Kerr doesn't sound as if he's in a hurry to rush... Read more ...