Posts Tagged ‘Jordan Clarkson’

The Pelicans bring back King Cake Baby

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — For the last few years, the New Orleans Pelicans have recognized the regional celebration of Mardi Gras by introducing a seasonal mascot known as King Cake Baby. As we saw last year, stripped of context, King Cake Baby can be downright scary.

Last night King Cake Baby made an appearance while the Lakers were in New Orleans, and as you can see, at least to Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson, King Cake Baby was as jarring as ever…

Lakers have to revive Swaggy P after Jordan Clarkson dunk

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — The Los Angeles Lakers have had their struggles this season, but so far in 2016, everything is going great. The Lakers are not only 2-0, but last night they managed to beat the Phoenix Suns by 20 points, winning 97-77. During the game, Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson got loose and made an entry for this week’s #POSTERIZED Poll, when that happens later this week.

VIDEO: Clarkson Posterized

It was such a huge dunk, that Nick Young, a.k.a. Swaggy P, had to be revived on the sideline…

Jordan Clarkson does a pretty good Kobe Bryant impression

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — One of the cooler things about being on a team with a legendary basketball player is that not only do you get to see that teammate do work alongside you during games, but during practices you get to go up against that person. In the video clip below, we see Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson on the court, doing his best Kobe Bryant, from the step-back to the spin move to the follow-through on the shot. Not bad, young Clarkson, not bad…

Jordan Clarkson and Manny Pacquiao played chess

ALL BALL NERVE CENTERJordan Clarkson had a great rookie season for the Los Angeles Lakers, which has endeared him to Lakers fans. Clarkson, who’s mother is Filipino, is also popular in the Philippines, where he is currently trying to join their National Team. And while in the Philippines, yesterday Clarkson had a chance to sit across the chess table from a national hero and boxing champ. As Clarkson wrote in the caption, “Crazy Experience. Blessed. Playing Chess with The Legend himself @mannypacquiao respect #pinoypride”

The Lakers rookies are carrying around baby dolls

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — Part of being an NBA rookie is paying your dues. How those dues are paid varies from team to team and place to place. While the Sixers just use a little aluminum foil, the Los Angeles Lakers have created a more interactive experience for rookies Jordan Clarkson and Tarik Black. Clarkson explains his rookie duties in the video below.

VIDEO: Lakers Babies

(via FTW)

How the Lakers celebrated Kobe passing Jordan

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — During last night’s Lakers/Timberwolves game, Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan to move into third place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. And while it was a big moment in NBA history, the Lakers apparently wanted to make sure Kobe had a moment to celebrate the achievement, even if that meant hanging streamers on the team plane and having rookie Jordan Clarkson sing over the PA system. Congrats, Kobe.

(via Deadspin)