Category: ESPN Radio LA

Metta World Peace: “The way the Lakers look initially I can’t see nobody getting past us”

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Once the Lakers were booted out of the playoffs early by the Oklahoma City Thunder, it looked like the torch was being past to the young Thunder. It looked as if the Lakers window of opportunity with Kobe Bryant was closing quickly. Then Los Angeles made a few blockbuster moves ...

Antawn Jamison Says Being a Laker is the Highlight of his Career

Friday, July 27th, 2012

The Los Angeles Lakers needed someone to accompany Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant to the Early Bird Special so they signed 36 year-old Antawn Jamison this offseason.  It's obvious, the Lakers are in win now mode and there's still an outside possibility that they can add Dwight Howard to the ...

Caron Butler on Chris Paul: “He takes us into a whole ‘nother stratosphere as far as being a contender, a legitimate contender”

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Chris Paul is going to Los Angeles after all, just not to the Lakers, but the other NBA team in town.  At least they used to be the “other” team. The NBA approved a trade the other day that sent CP3 to the Clippers in exchange for Eric Gordon, a ...

Oscar Robertson on the Labor Talks: “Basketball had this once before. They haven’t learned very much from it at all”

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Besides being one of the best players to ever play in the NBA, Oscar Robertson also has first-hand experience when it comes to labor negotiations. The former president of the player’s union knows exactly what Derek Fisher and the players are going through. The NBA should be in action right ...

Kobe Bryant Provides Weak Rationalization For Anti-Gay Slur at NBA Ref Bennie Adams

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

In case you didn't hear, Kobe Bryant was fined $100,000 for barking an homophobic slur at NBA referee Bennie Adams during the Los Angeles Lakers' victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night. You can watch the video of the incident if you're inclined, but  basically Kobe heads to ...

Freddie Roach Says That Floyd Mayweather is the Only Challenge for Manny Pacquiao

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

The last time that Antonio Margarito was inside a boxing arena he was found with an illegal knuckle pad in his hand wraps before a fight with Shane Mosley. After he was found cheating, he was forced to stay away from boxing for a year and it was uncertain whether ...

Torry Holt On The Possibility Of Heading To Chicago: “If you think of it, it would be a natural fit with Coach Martz being there.”

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

We're nearly one full week into the 2010 version of NFL Free Agency and future Hall of Fame wide receiver Torry Holt is still without a job. Released by the Jacksonville Jaguars earlier this off-season, the 33-year old has yet to get an offer from an NFL team. Rumors have ...

Kevin O’Neill Doesn’t Think the Punishment is Fair to His Players

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

When talking about Southern California, the conversation usually begins with Pete Carroll and his football team.  However, the past couple of years, the USC basketball program has started to emerge thanks in large part to former coach Tim Floyd.  Under Floyd, the team made three consecutive NCAA tournament appearances and ...