James and Sabonis named NBA Players of the Week

The NBA announced their Week 8 Players of the Week on Monday afternoon. Lebron James was named Western Conference POY, while Indiana Pacers big man Donatas Sabonis took the honours for the Eastern Conference. James averaged 28.3 points. 8.0 assists and 7.5 rebounds , including posting two triple-doubles, in leading the Lakers to a much-needed 3-1 record on the week. Sabonis put 25.0 points, 10.3 rebounds and 6.5 assists and shot a white-hot 75% from the field as the Pacers went undefeated (3-0) this past week.

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Lebron James fined $15k by NBA

Lebron James was handed a $15,000 fine for his “big balls” celebration against the Indians Pacers. Termed an “obscene gesture” by the league, the “incident” occurred late in the fourth quarter of the Lakers 124-116 cone-from-behind win. Considering LBJ put on a show, pouring in 39 points and leading his team to victory, I have no problem with the celebration.

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Bucks defeat Lakers 109-102. Are the Lakers in trouble?

The Bucks beat the Lakers 109-102 Tuesday. Giannis dropped 47 and 9 on Anthony Davis and the Laker front court. Speaking of AD, he had his second straight pedestrian performance, putting in 18 and 9. At 8-8 are the Lakers in trouble?

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Lebron gives game-worn kicks and towel to young fan in Sacramento

Lebron James gave a fan a lifetime memory when he gave a young fan the shoes off his feet and his towel during the Lakers preseason game against the Sacramento Kings this past Thursday. This was the highlight of the evening for the youngster, who had to watch his Lakers drop their final game, in a preseason that saw them go winless, to the Kings 116-112. View this post on Instagram A post shared by PHiLz (@thebullyzsource) View this post on Instagram A post shared by PHiLz (@thebullyzsource) The youngster,…

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Marc Gasol’s second season in LA is now an uncertainty

By Johnny Askounis/ info@eurohoops.net Despite his plan to return to the Los Angeles Lakers for a second season, Marc Gasol might end up considering other options, per Marc Stein. Gasol, 36, inked a two-year contract with the Lakers last November. After Spain was eliminated from the Olympic Games in Tokyo, he shared his plans of heading back to Los Angeles. However, his spot on the roster is uncertain, according to the latest report. The Spanish big put up 5.0 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 1.1 blocks in a rocky season with the Lakers, his 13th…

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Russell Westbrook is officially introduced as a Laker: the highlights

Russell Westbrook was officially introduced as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers Monday. Here are a few of the highlights: Here is what the L.A. native had to say about playing for the Lakers: Westbrook was acquired in a trade (how and when that trade may have been worked out is a discussion for another day) that sent Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and the 22nd pick in this year’s draft.

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Spencer Dinwiddie headed to Wizards as part of five-team deal

From nba news services Free agent guard Spencer Dinwiddie reportedly will join the Washington Wizards on a three-year, $62-million deal as part of a multi-team trade between the Wizards, Brooklyn Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports. The Nets reportedly will receive a 2024 second round pick and a 2025 Draft swap with Washington in exchange for Dinwiddie. The Spurs will receive forward Chandler Hutchison and a 2022 second round pick from Washington as part of the deal. The draft night tradesbetween the Wizards,…

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June 3, 2021 NBA Playoff Recap: Booker’s 47 helps send Lakers packing

Who Got It Done pt rb ast Devin BookerPHO @ LAL 47 11 3   8-10 3-pt Nikola JokićDEN @ POR 36 8 6 Damian LillardPOR vs. DEN 28 4 13   2 stl LeBron JamesLAL vs. PHO 29 9 7   2 stl , 2 blk Monte MorrisDEN @ POR 22 4 9   3 stl M. PorterDEN @ POR 26 5 4   6-12 3-pt Jae CrowderPHO @ LAL 18 8 0   6-9 3-pt D. SchröderLAL vs. PHO 20 3 3 Aaron GordonDEN @ POR 13 7 4 R. CovingtonPOR vs. DEN 11…

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AD to play in Game 6 against Suns

The Lakers may have Anthony Davis for their most important game of the season as they fight to continue their season against the Phoenix Suns in game 6 of their opening round playoff series. Davis injured his groin in Game 4 of the series and missed Game 5as a result. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the power forward will give it a go tonight, provided warm-up go smoothly.

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