It will be a unique ceremony, with a format meant to reflect the deeper bonds that go into being back-to-back NBA champions. After Lakers coach Phil Jackson receives his championship ring, he will take the Staples Center public-address microphone and do a brief, self-scripted introduction of the first Lakers player. Each player will come forward to receive his ring – and then perform his own individual introduction for the next player.http://www.ocregister.com/articles/bryant-272818-season-lakers.html Awesome.
Heat fans skip several steps, chant "Beat L.A" during scrimmagehttp://probasketballtalk.nbcsports.com/2010/10/17/heat-fans-skip-several-steps-chant-%e2%80%9cbeat-l-a%e2%80%9d-during-scrimmage/ Hilarious.
The Lakers confirmed reports that Ron Artest will switch his jersey number from #37 to #15http://my.lakers.com/blogs/2010/08/20/artest-switches-to-jersey-15/
One thing LeBron James has won that Kobe Bryant never has, and never will: A bronze medal.Originally posted on my buzz, but then thought some of you guys might enjoy it.
Mark Bartelstein, Brown’s agent, told The Post the Lakers guard is "leaning" toward returning to the Lakers to go for a "three-peat."http://thelakersnation.com/blog/2010/08/04/shannon-leaning-towards-returning-to-the-lakers/
The Celtics will host the Miami Heat to start the NBA Season, according to Yahoo! Sports. The Rockets will visit the Lakers as well.http://twitter.com/Mark_Travis
When pressured to respond to [Cavs owner Dan] Gilbert's charge that he quit during his second-round series against Boston, James pointed out in his welcome-to-Miami event on July 9, that [Kobe] Bryant made only 6 of his 24 shots in Game 7 of the finals against Boston, which his Los Angeles Lakers won anyway for their second straight NBA title.Yahoo Sports!
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Steve Blake to a four year deal.http://twitter.com/JohnCanzanoBFT