LakerLand Episode #2 (July 4 – July 10)
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LakerLand Episode #2
July 4 – July 10 Week in Review
The new ATM Entertainment video, Los Angeles Lakers 2010 NBA Champions Mix, premiered July 4.
The Lakers opened up negotiations to get veteran point guard Derek Fisher to rejoin the Lakers. No offer has been made yet.
Since LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh have each teamed up on the Miami Heat, and all Kobe is really playing for is t0 be the greatest player of all time, Kobe just needs to beat the Miami Heat and win the championship. That would give Kobe his 6th ring to tie Jordan and a James, Wade, and Bosh combo is stronger than any trio in the Jordan Era.
Kobe has to decided to skip the Fiba World Championship in Turkey for a rest. Kobe has had a lot of work with the Lakers getting to the Finals in each of the past 3 years, Kobe is deciding to take a break from basketball.
Last years Los Angeles Lakers Championship team gets the number #8 spot.
Ron Artest is going to produce a reality show “They Call Me Crazy” with E1 Entertainment and Tijuana Entertainment. Lamar Odom and his wife Khloe Kardashian are expected to get a reality show with E! Entertainment.
“I love that pickup,” Bryant said. “I love that pickup. Every time I played against Blake when he was in Portland and when he matched up with me, he obviously gave up a lot in size and weight but he fought me hard every time. And I hit him with some nasty elbows, believe me, but he kept fighting, he kept battling, kept battling and to me, that’s the kind of guy I want on my team so it says a lot about him.”
Dime reported Pau Gasol as the #1 sidekick in the NBA.
Derek Fisher wants a 2-year deal worth $10 Million and the Lakers are $7 million below Fisher’s asking price.
The Lakers are interested in Matt Barnes but no offer is made.
Pat Riley, GM of the Miami Heat is trying to get Derek Fisher to sign with the Miami Heat.
Buss said to ESPN “What, me worry about Heat? No way.”
The Lakers will resign all of the Lakers assistant coaches.
The Lakers are leaning toward letting the Highflyer go. Brown opted out of his contract to possibly recieve more money from the Lakers. But Brown must of forgot what happened to Ariza in ’09.
Inside SoCal – Fisher also has not ruled out a return to the Lakers. Talks between Fisher’s agent, Rob Pelinka, and Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak are said to be ongoing. In addition to the Heat, the Chicago Bulls, the Minnesota Timberwolves and the New Jersey Nets are believed to be interested in signing Fisher.
The Lakers lost there first Summer League game to the Pistons 89-84.
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Check here next Saturday for Episode #3.