Lakers Rumors & News Recap: Happy Labor Day, If You’re World Peace

Metta, Metta, Metta… never change. My favorite Laker goof made my Twitter day this morning when he wished his followers a Happy Labor Day. At first I didn’t believe my eyes, but then upon further inspecting the fury of retweets, replys and Twitter buzz, I knew World Peace had made a hilarious mistake.

In other Metta News, our Lakers man made an appearance in the Drew League yesterday for a team called the Money Gang. Making sure to take some time off from season, World Peace still wanted to maintain his basketball game and decided to play in the league even though it was so close to the Lakers playoff loss a few weeks ago.

In further news, the very beloved Jerry West turns 74 today. Make sure to send out some happy birthday vibes for this Lakers legend.

Lakers Nation News

Metta World Peace Tweets “Happy Labor Day”

Mike Brown Dismisses Metta’s Comments, A Good Sign

Lakers Snyder to Interview With the Bobcats

Metta World Peace Makes Appearance in Drew League

Happy 74th Birthday to Lakers Legend Jerry West

Lakers News

Lakers Offensive System Contributed to Most of Pau Gasol’s Decline [LA Times]

Can Past Experience Guide the Lakers? [Forum Blue and Gold]

Sometimes Conference Finals Reveal True Champion[NBA.com]

The LA Lakers Need to Turn Up the Tempo [ESPN.com]

Bynum or Griffin? [OC Register]

Andrew Goudlock Hated Being a Laker…At First [LA Times]

Wait and See Mentality in Effect for Lakers [FOX Sports]

Leaving Our Trust in Mitch Kupchak and the Difficulties of Being a Lakers Fan [Silver Screen and Roll]

Lakers Appreciate How Mike Brown Handled Tough Circumstances [LA Times]

Barnes: “You Don’t SWin Here, Changes are Made” [OC Register]

NBA News

Big Two Doing Well for Heat [NBA.com]

The Hawks Not Talking Extension with Josh Smith [Pro Basketball Talk]

San Antonio Takes Game 1 [SB Nation]

Kyle Lowry of the Rockets At Issue with Kevin McHale As Coach [ESPN]

Jerry Sloan to Meet With Bobcats [SI.com]

D-League Tryouts Held in Los Angeles [NBA Dreams]

7 Important Questions About the Heat vs Celtics Series [SB Nation]

Q+A With Kevin Love [SLAM Online]

Brian Banks, A Former Star at Long Beach Poly [Los Angeles Lakers Blog]

Isiah Thomas Hoping for Return to College or NBA [ESPN.com]

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