There comes a time during every NBA offseason where news is hard to come by and as a result, fans are doing whatever necessary to make the weeks go by. The start of the 2013-14 season is still far away, and basketball followers are counting the days until the world’s best players are once again showcasing their skills.
Nevertheless, there is always something going on in Lakerland as players are embarking on summer adventures, and the front office is making minor tweaks here and there. It was a slow week for Lakers fans, but here is a look back at the past seven days.
Lakers Nation News:
Steve Nash said that soccer was his “first love.”
Nash is not thinking about his retirement plans and is taking his career one season at a time.
Antawn Jamison dealt with “unnecessary nonsense” with the Lakers.
Marcus Landry hints about a future with the Lakers on Twitter.
Dodgers’ star Yasiel Puig visited the Lakers practice facilities.
Nash believes the Lakers are still a number one destination.
Magic Johnson would like to see how the Lakers react to being underdogs.
Mike D’Antoni said it was in Dwight Howard’s DNA to leave Los Angeles.
The Lakers have hired Kurt Rambis as an assistant coach.
D’Antoni expects Pau Gasol to have his best season ever.
Mitch Kupchak says he’s not surprised that Howard left.
Elias Harris signed a two-year deal with the Lakers.
LeBron James passed Bryant as the NBA’s most popular player.
Lamar Odom is beginning to see himself re-signing with the Lakers.