Report: Lakers Don’t Have Serious Interest On Gilbert Arenas

View Comments
Los Angeles Lakers v Orlando Magic

Los Angeles Lakers
Upcoming Games

Buy Lakers Tickets Full Schedule
Friday Dec 19
vs. Thunder
Tuesday Dec 23
vs. Warriors
Sunday Dec 28
vs. Suns
Lakers Central
Shop for Lakers Gear
Buy Lakers Tickets

NBA Scoreboard
NBA Standings
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

LOS ANGELES (CBS) According to the LA Times, the Los Angeles Lakers do not have serious interest in signing Gilbert Arenas despite Mitch Kupchak attending Arenas’ private workout in a private Bel-Air gym.

“I have not seen him workout. I have not spoken to him…I did know he had a workout but haven’t spoken to Mitch about it,” said head coach Mike Brown to CBS’ Jim Hill. “But if someone can help us, I am open to it.”

The Lakers kept saying how their team has no need for a dominant point guard by scoring points but rather to help facilitate the offense.

The problem isn’t too much offensively,  but rather more defensively. Starting point guard Derek Fisher is in his last leg with the Lakers and PG’s from around the league have had favorable matchups against him.

Think about the point guards in the Western Conference: Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, Tony Parker, all who will most likely be playing in the postseason and all who will enjoy the favorable matchup against Fisher.

When Kobe was asked about acquiring Arenas he said, “It surely wouldn’t hurt….he’s like Hibachi”

Arenas had a dramatic drop in scoring and shooting percentage while in Orlando. He averaged 8 points per game and shot a low 34% from the field

Not only were the Lakers in attendance but Jerry West, Warriors consultant and former Lakers GM, also showed up for the wokout as he is in town for the Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,671 other followers