It’s a return to Staples Center for one of the LA Lakers’ favorite sons! Luke Walton was announced as new head coach for the NBA franchise on Apr. 29, but what do you know about the former Golden State Warriors assistant coach? Let us tell you everything you need to know!
He’s got a job on his hands! Luke Walton, 36, was named LA Lakers head coach on Apr. 29, admitting he couldn’t turn down the team who he won two NBA championships with in 2009 and 2010. But did you know Luke had a big hand in the Golden State Warriors‘ epic winning season? Click down to read some fascinating facts about the new boss!
A call from an unknown caller to the LAPD, one-minute before a LA Lakers Vs. LA Clippers game started on Jan. 29, warned cops of a imminent terrorist attack at the Staples Center, a report claims. Click for the chilling details!
A LAPD search warrant, obtained by TMZ, reveals that someone called the LAPD moments before the LA Lakers and the LA Clippers tipped off in a NBA game on Jan. 29 to warn them that there were terrorists in the crowd wearing bombs and carrying guns, according to a new report.
How awkward! New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher is involved in a romantic relationship with the WIFE of former L.A. Lakers teammate Matt Barnes. When Matt found out about it, all hell broke loose and he attacked his former pal!
This will make for an interesting twist on Baksetball Wives LA next season! One of the stars, Gloria Govan, 45, is now dating Derek Fisher, 41. Which would be great, except for the fact that Derek once played alongside Gloria’s estranged husband Matt Barnes, 35, when the two were teammates on Los Angeles Lakers. Matt went berzerk over the news and totally attacked his friend!
Lamar hasn’t been too hot on the basketball court lately, and now his teammates are speaking out and saying that it’s been ‘tough’ for Lamar to find his ‘niche’ on the team.
Even though Lamar Odom, 32, isn’t an LA Lakers player anymore, his old team is still behind him. After the Dallas Mavericks lost against the LA Lakers on March 21, his former teammate Kobe Bryant walked up to him and gave him a hug. He later spoke to reporters and said that he understands why Lamar has had a tough time.
Lamar might be learning that the TV spotlight isn’t all it’s cracked up to be — even for an NBA star! Could this end their marriage, too?
Trouble in paradise for Khloe Kardashian and her LA Lakers hubby Lamar Odom? The couple, not yet married two years, were thrust into the mega-spotlight when they agreed to shoot their own E! reality show Khloe & Lamar. But the LA Times says Lamar has definitely had second thoughts about the Kardashian family hunger for the limelight.
Sorry guys, but the Russian knockout is walking down the aisle with her basketball beau, and reports say her ring is huge!
Maria Sharapova latest score: Love-love. But for the tennis star, in this case love’s a good thing.
Hayden and Sly? Talk about a random pairing!
They both play action heroes in movies and on TV, but Sylvester Stallone and Hayden Panettiere had all their defenses down when they took in a Lakers game at LA’s Staples Center on Christmas day. Wearing very appropriate attire for a Lakers game, 20-year-old Hayden looked thrilled to be chatting it up with 63-year-old Sly, who she’s probably been watching in movies since she was a little kid. Hey Sly, now that you and Hayden have so much in common, maybe you could play father and daughter in a new movie! Read more
Do you think absence makes the heart grow fonder? Lamar definitely does!
The old adage ‘When the cat’s away, the mouse will play’ definitely doesn’t apply to newlywed Lamar Odom. Although the LA Laker did hit the town for a boys night out on Dec. 8, he absolutely and positively behaved. In others words: that boy is whipped!
When wife Khloe Kardashian took off to NYC with big sis Kim to do the talk show circuit thing, Lamar decided he’d finally get a guys night and listen to a little hip-hop.