Tag Archives: Mitch Kupchak

Lakers Waive Metta World Peace Under Amnesty Provision

14-year veteran, fan favorite and NBA bad boy Ron Artest AKA Metta World Peace has been officially waived by the Los Angeles Lakers under the new CBA amnesty provision, in a statement released by GM Mitch Kupchak earlier this morning. It was expected that the Lakers would amnesty World Peace, given their current luxury tax […]

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Howard To Forge New Path, As The Lakers Pick Up The Pieces

Dwight Howard is a Houston Rocket. It was always going to happen that way, and on Saturday it became a reality. The ex-Magic and now Lakers big man flew from Aspen, Colorado back to Los Angeles to inform Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak of his decision to part ways with basketball’s most storied franchise for a […]

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A Season Gone Begging

After being beaten in 5 games in the 2011-2012 season the Lakers organisation appeared hell bent on change. A franchise that thrives on being number one had for the second year, been booted out of the playoffs in the second round. And so it began.

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Kupchak “Still Positive” About Re-Signing Dwight Howard

Despite all the rumors surrounding Dwight Howard’s free agency on July 1st, Lakers’ General Manager Mitch Kupchak has again spoken out about his positive outlook surrounding the game’s number one center and his future. Speaking with  Lakers.com reporter Mike Trudell earlier today, Kupchak explained that while Howard has earned the right to explore free agency, […]

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Phil Jackson on D’Antoni Hiring: “I Laughed”

Earlier today on ESPN’s Mike And Mike In The Morning 11-time championship coach Phil Jackson alluded to his reaction when he was told by Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak that he would not be re-hired by the Lakers in favor of ex Suns/Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni. It was almost a given that Jackson would return to […]

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Dwight Howard’s Message To Lakers Nation; Where To From Here?

After yesterday’s embarrassing loss to the San Antonio Spurs, and his untimely ejection from the game early in the third quarter, and what appeared to be a confrontation with GM Mitch Kupchak (later dismissed) Lakers center Dwight Howard finally opened up to the world via Twitter in an attempt to rectify what he felt to […]

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One Day In L.A: How The Dynamics Of The Los Angeles Lakers Rest On One Man’s Shoulders

It’s no secret that the Los Angeles Lakers have built their franchise on risk taking and money spending. From the showtime era to the current…well… not so showtime era, the Lakers have always been happy to spend the extra money, and take the extra risk to ensure that silverware returned to the city. This ethos […]

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Ramon Sessions Declines Player Option; Will Become Unrestriced Free Agent

This morning the Los Angeles Lakers released information surrounding Ramon Sessions and his decision to opt out of a $4.5 million player option available to him which would have seen the point guard remain at the Lakers for at least one more season. The Lakers acquired Sessions from Cleveland mid-season in the hope of improving […]

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