Jared Dudley


Lakers: Anthony Davis Called Jared Dudley For Weight Loss Tips

The good news for the Lakers right now is that they are closing in on a return from Anthony Davis. The way that this team has played over the last week or so, getting back a player of his caliber has to feel good, regardless of how it changes up Frank Vogel's lineup.

Lakers News: Jared Dudley Reveals Anthony Davis Called Him About Losing Weight With MCL Injury

Since Anthony Davis was sidelined with an MCL injury, the Los Angeles Lakers have been one of the worst defensive units in the NBA. The Lakers were just blown out by the Denver Nuggets, a matchup where Davis could have certainly helped against a player like Nikola Jokic. The star big man was recently seen shooting jumpers prior to the team’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies, which means he could return soon, but L.A. has work to do to catch up in the standings.

Jared Dudley reveals Anthony Davis had called about losing weight while recovering from MCL injury

Jared Dudley may be a gift that keeps on giving for the Lakers. Despite moving on from the franchise this offseason by retiring and joining Jason Kidd’s coaching staff in Dallas, Dudley — unsurprisingly — has a relationship with the prominent Lakers on the roster in LeBron James and Anthony Davis. That relationship nearly kept him on the roster for the 2021-22 season and was an integral part of his value while he was a Laker.

Wizards' Kyle Kuzma calls Jared Dudley his favorite teammate ever

Kyle Kuzma has played with stars like LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Bradley Beal, but his favorite teammate ever is actually none of the above. The Washington Wizards forward did a Q&A this week on Twitter and was asked who his favorite teammate of all time was. “Duds lol,” replied...
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Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz on Anthony Davis, DeMar DeRozan and Jared Dudley

The Los Angeles Lakers' 2021-22 season is about to get underway. And after an eventful offseason filled with trades and free-agent signings for the team, the attention will finally turn to what's happening on the court. With the Lakers set to open training camp on Wednesday, their roster looks much...

Jeanie Buss was behind Lakers’ decision to part with Jared Dudley?

Jared Dudley might still have been with the Los Angeles Lakers had it not been for the boss upstairs. The Athletic’s Bill Oram, Shams Charania, and Sam Amick reported Monday that the Lakers’ decision not to offer a new contract to the veteran forward Dudley had “everything to do” with the pressure that Jeanie Buss put on the front office. The report indicates that Buss, who is the Lakers’ president and controlling owner, only wanted to give roster spots to players who could contribute on the court.

Report: Lakers had conversation with Jared Dudley about broadcasting for team

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly offered veteran forward Jared Dudley a broadcasting role before he decided to become an assistant coach with the Dallas Mavericks. “At the end of the season, sources said, the Lakers did have conversations with Dudley about other potential roles in the organization, including broadcasting, but ultimately he opted for a front-of-the-bench coaching position with Jason Kidd and the Dallas Mavericks,” The Athletic’s Bill Oram, Shams Charania and Sam Amick reported.

Jeanie Buss reportedly told front office they could only sign players who can play, which led to Jared Dudley exit

When the Lakers decided not to retain Jared Dudley, it was not 100% clear where the decision came from. It clearly wasn’t LeBron James, who — despite teammates calling him the GM of the team — made it plain that the choice to let go of Dudley was not his call when he tweeted “congrats to my guy if this true, which it probably is! But man!! FUCK... Excuse my language but still one hurt!! For many reasons that you wouldn’t understand” in the aftermath of reports that Dudley was heading to the Dallas Mavericks as an assistant coach.