Lakers Rumors & News Recap: Lakers Nation Top 10 Lists

presentfutureCan you believe 2012 is already ending? Thinking back on the Lakers 2012 year, there are a lot of memorable moments that spring up. Who could forget Bynum and Odom taking a split from LA… or the exciting summer where everyone seemed to be talking about the Lakers?! Even this 15-15 Lakers start is something to remember, as they enter 2013 with a new perspective and hopefully the drive to win. All in all,there are too many moments to reflect back on, which is why Lakers Nation has created a number of our favorite Top 10 moments. Check them out:

Lakers Top 10 Surprising Moments Of 2012: This list contains news on bench players, superstars, and plenty of Youtube videos to back up our claims. Our #1? That would be Steve Nash signing with the Lakers. Make sure to check out the rest of the list to see where Metta’s elbow to Harden’s face, and the hiring of D’Antoni over Jackson, stacks up.

Top 10 Los Angeles Lakers Games Of 2012: If you think you are a super fan, this list is for you. Take a trip down memory lane and re-live the best games the Lakers have played this year. Remember when ex-Laker Andrew Bynum snatched 30 rebounds? That was during the April 11th game against the Spurs and had me on the edge of my seat. At only #5, there is even more excitement on the rest of our list.

Top 10 Los Angeles Lakers Pictures Of 2012: A picture can say 1000 words, and that is exactly what this list does. Ever seen a photo after a game that totally embodies what you are feeling? Hopefully this grouping of images helps bring back some fond 2012 Lakers memories.

Top 10 Los Angeles Lakers Moments From 2012: Between games, press releases, off season news, practice stats and everything else in between, we narrowed the 2012 Lakers year down to our 10 favorite moments.  Steve Nash’s first assist as a Laker only ranks in at #9. Just imagine what else is on here. Plus, the post is packed with videos so you can watch our top 10 over and over again.

Top 10 Los Angeles Lakers Videos From 2012: If you are into Sports Center Top 10 recaps, this list is for you. Lakers Nation has gathered the best videos from 2012, which includes the dance-off between Chris Duhonand and Joey Crawford, as well as the sweet, sweet cheerleading moves of bench player Robert Sacre.

Top 10 Lakers Videos Of The Week: Christmas, Kobe On Shaq & More: Christmas week was full of great memories, like a Lakers win over the Knicks and the retirement of Jamaal Wilkes jersey. Here is a recap of the best moments from the past week, including the Lakers reading fans “The Night Before Christmas.”

From all of us at Lakers Nation, have a safe and happy New Year’s Eve!

Lakers Nation News

Practice Report: Duhon Day-to-Day, Kobe’s Minutes Unlimited

Lakers Top 10 Surprising Moments of 2012

Kobe And Coach D’Antoni Admit To Looking At The Bar Clippers Set

Top 10 Los Angeles Lakers Games Of 2012

Top 10 Los Angeles Lakers Moments From 2012

Top 10 Lakers Videos of the Week: Christmas, Kobe on Shaq & More

Antawn Jamison Disappointed in Himself For His Reaction to Benching

Top 10 Los Angeles Lakers Pictures of 2012

Lakers News: Chris Duhon Leaves Practice Early With Injury

Kobe Bryant Not Entirely Ready to Join Twitter

Top 10 Los Angeles Lakers Videos From 2012

NBA Power Rankings Week 10: Clippers Continue To Dominate, Lakers Steadily Improving

Lakers News

Beast or Burden: Hitting Their Stride [Silver Screen and Roll]

Tweetbag: Jamison Frustrated, Pau “Nowitzki” [Silver Screen and Roll]

Antawn Jamison frustrated with playing time [Silver Screen and Roll]

Kobe Bryant Not Quite Ready to Commit to Twitter [LA Times]

Lakers View Clippers’ Success as Benchmark to Reach [Inside the Lakers]

Two Mikes, One Formula, Different Implementations [Forum Blue and Gold]

Dwight Howard Hitting Free Throws at a Higher Rate [Lakers Now]

Gasol Adds 3-Point AShot to His Arsenal [OC Register]

Lakers (15-15) need to step up if playoffs are goal [Lakers Blog]

Jordan Hill Works His Way Back Into Lakers Rotation [LA Times]

Kobe: Best Clippers team I’ve seen [ESPN]

LAL Key: Howard’s Energy [BasketBlog]

Jamaal Wilkes Retirement Ceremony []

Gasol Steps Up [ESPN]

Chris Duhon a Game-Time Decision vs. Philadelphia [Inside the Lakers]

Sunday Morning Video: Kobe Lights Up Philadelphia [Forum Blue and Gold]

New Year, New Lakers, Renewed Hope [SB Nation]

Jamison Apologizes for Comments About Reduced Minutes [Daily News]

Mike D’Antoni Confident Steve Blake Will Make Smooth Return [Lakers Now]

D’Antoni: Clippers Have Set the Bar for Lakers [Lakers Blog]

Jamison Regrets Expressing His Frustration [OC Register]

Sunday Practice Report [BasketBlog]

Chris Duhon Misses Part of Practice Because of Back Spasms [Inside the Lakers]

NBA News

Kings Shock Celtics at Sleep Train Arena [SB Nation]

Utah Jazz 96 at Los Angeles Clippers 107 [SLC Dunk]

Could the Wizards Land DeMarcus Cousins? [ProBasketballTalk]

Royce White Rejects Houston Rockets’ Assignment to D-League [ESPN]

Let’s Savor the Era of LeBron James and Kevin Durant [SB Nation]

Subtracting Harden Adds Up for OKC [Hang Time Blog]

Report: Phil Jackson Only Name on Nets’ List [Fan Nation]

Royce Refuses, Rockets Need to Repudiate [The Dream Shake]

Boston’s Defense Has Some Serious Issues [ProBasketballTalk]

Del Negro Makes History Again in L.A [ESPN]

NBA issues flopping warnings to Royal Ivey, Gustavo Ayon and Tony Parker [ProBasketballTalk]

Jimmer Fredette Mostly Improves [SB Nation]

Bulls’ Rose Has Begun Practicing [Yahoo Sports]

Struggling Mayo Must Turn it Back On [Hang Time Blog]

Deron Williams, Andrea Bargnani among NBA’s most disappointing players [The Point Forward]

Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Clippers – Recap – December 30, 2012 – [ESPN]

San Antonio Spurs vs. Dallas Mavericks – Recap – December 30, 2012 – [ESPN]

Boston Celtics vs. Sacramento Kings – Recap – December 30, 2012 – [ESPN]

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