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The purple and gold uniform will once again get one of the favorites from the team, Nick Young, as he yet again signs up a four-year hometown friendly contract with Los Angeles Lakers worth $21.5 million. Putting up a great show in the last season, he was all outgoing and happy to get the purple-gold uniform.
However, “Swaggy P” was about to get comfortable and suddenly his phone rang with Kobe Bryant on the other side of the phone. It was nothing than a just simple congratulations message from Kobe to Young. The Los Angeles Daily News Mark Medina quoted that Kobe used some out of the ordinary words for Nick.
“He was telling me to get in the gym and work hard,” Young stated. “They’re already counting us out.”
In the recent history, Lakers have walked through the worst season finishing at a low figure of 22-55. Known as the former free agent, Carmelo Anthony missed them out and Pau Gasol, the big man with money left on the ran to Chicago.
There were rumors that Lakers will use their “Plan B” after not having such brilliant names on their always-big fish side. However, the Laker fans are still scratching heads to figure what actually “Plan B” is.
Signing the guard of Houston Rockets, Jeremy Lin, and the coming second and first round was a spectacular move by the Lakers, but suddenly after that, the Lakers management lost their path, as they seemed panicked by picking impulsive signings. Nevertheless, the purple-gold are in for some reason and they have several things to put on view for the fans.
All of us might be thinking that Lakers are walking off-track now, but Young still hopes to work it out with the team.
“We’ll be fine; they got me,” Young said. “We’re a playoff team. Don’t count us out.”
Everything is at a point where this NBA playoff team seems quite disordered but with an ideal work and with a bit of luck, an injury-free season perhaps can bring them into the spot for final playoffs. Certainly, this will knock some life to Staple Center again. All the things are predictions yet and we are still to know who will go first and who will be last. What’s more important is that having the players who proudly put the Laker dress.
In the related news, the NBA’s five-time champion Kobe Bryant has played quite well against the teams like Los Angeles Clippers and Indiana Pacers.A late jumper from Kobe in a recent match against Pacers has placed them right in the top teams.There are turnovers seen in Kobe but from the team’s point of view, Kobe has hardly done anything wrong in the recent history. At a latest interview with the Serena Winters, Lakers Nation reporter, Kobe said that he needs to evolve and focus more on the stuff around him to set up the guys. May be that is what he was doing with Young by calling him. Kobe said that there are adjustments needed to be done and it is time to perfect another area.