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. Facebook Notice for EU! You need to login to view and post FB Comments!

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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. Facebook Notice for EU! You need to login to view and post FB Comments!

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Lebron will not miss any time due to health and safety violations

Lebron James violated the NBA’s health and safety protocols, but “shockingly” will not face suspension for the transgression. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, before their play-in game against the Golden State Warriors, James was in attendance for a promotional event for Lobos 1707 a brand of tequila with which he is associated. “It’s a violation of the agreed upon protocols, and, as we have in other comparable instances around the league, it has been addressed with the team,” A league spokesman relayed to ESPN on Friday. Teammate Dennis Schröder…

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Lebron James could return Saturday

from nba.com news services: The Los Angeles Lakers will continue to be without their superstar tonight. LeBron James confirmed that he will not return to the lineup on Wednesday against the Houston Rockets (10:30 ET, NBA League Pass). James, who is listed as questionable on the latest injury report, has been out of the mix for Los Angeles since May 2 because of a sore right ankle. “Getting close but I won’t be in the lineup tonight,” James tweeted on Wednesday afternoon. “But more importantly I will be there to put that…

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The Lebron James excuses train is prepped to leave the station

On March 20, Lebron James suffered the most publicized ankle injury (which was not a dirty play) this side of Dak Prescott, causing him to miss the twenty games, the most time the typically durable James has ever lost to injury. Lebron made his long-awaited to the Laker lineup on April 30 against the Sacramento Kings. In his 32 minutes of work, he scored 16 points on 6/12 from the floor to go along with 8 rebounds, 7 assists, and 2 steals. It was not enough as the Lakers fell…

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Lakers could have both Anthony Davis and Lebron James back in three weeks

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski Los Angeles Lakers superstar forward Anthony Davis is scheduled to be re-evaluated by team doctors Thursday and could even make a return to the court in the next 10-14 days. AD has been out since February 14 with a calf strain and right tendinosis in his right leg. Though Davis was putting 22.5 points, 8.4 rebounds, 1.8 blocks and 1.3 steals per game , he was not quite playing at the level we have come to expect from the 8-time All-Star. Woj also reports that…

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Ben McLemore and Lakers agree on contract

The Los Angeles Lakers and guard Ben McLemore have come to terms on a contract, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. The Rockets waived McLemore recently, as they continue their painful March towards a complete rebuild. After a solid campaign for the Rockets last season in which he averaged 10.1 points in 22.8 minutes per contest and shooting 40.0 percent from three-point range, McLemore has taken a step back this season, scoring just 7.4 points on a career-low 35.7 percent from the floor. The Lakers are hoping…

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