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LeBron’s ‘Taco Tuesday’ trademark filing denied

[ad_1] Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James' love of "Taco Tuesday" will have to come without a trademark attached.The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday refused the application filed by James' company LBJ Trademarks, explaining that "Taco Tuesday" is "a commonplace term.""The applied-for mark is a commonplace term, message, or expression widely used by a variety of sources that merely conveys an ordinary, familiar, well-recognized concept or sentiment message,"
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Wade plans to work out with LeBron before games

[ad_1] Dwyane Wade may have recently retired from his NBA playing career, but he plans to be on the court with Lakers star LeBron James at Staples Center often in the coming season.Wade, who is now living in suburban Los Angeles, told the Los Angeles Times that he plans to work out with his former teammate before games, both at the Lakers' training facility in El Segundo and at Staples."You're
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Lakers’ Howard blessed after hitting ‘rock bottom’

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES -- Before signing with the Lakers in one of the more surprising reunions in NBA history, Dwight Howard said his life away from the court hit rock bottom this summer."It didn't have anything to do with basketball," Howard said Wednesday during an introductory conference call with reporters. "It was just stuff going [on] in my personal life. Mentally, physically and spiritually. It had nothing to do with
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LeBron files to trademark term ‘Taco Tuesday’

[ad_1] LeBron James wants a little lettuce on his Taco Tuesday.The Los Angeles Lakers superstar is looking to monetize his popular videos by filing to trademark the term "Taco Tuesday."One of James' companies, LBJ Trademarks, submitted the necessary paperwork with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in August. The application states that the goods and services involved with the trademark involve "advertising and marketing services provided by means of
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Police issue arrest warrant for Lakers’ Cousins

[ad_1] An arrest warrant for Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge has been issued in Mobile, Alabama.The Mobile municipal court website lists a third-degree harassing communications charge against Cousins, but no other details have been disclosed. A police spokesperson told USA Today Sports that "an arrest warrant has been issued."Christy West, a former girlfriend of Cousins, is seeking a restraining order against him after
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Kobe — ‘Nothin but love’ for Shaq after drama

[ad_1] Kobe Bryant says he has "no beef" with Shaquille O'Neal after comments came to light that Bryant thought he could have won 12 NBA titles if the dominant big man had Bryant's legendary work ethic.Bryant tweeted Wednesday that their old feud remains in the past and there's "nothin but love" between him and his former Los Angeles Lakers teammate.There is no beef with @SHAQ I know most media want
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Report — Boogie’s ex-GF seeks restraining order

[ad_1] A former girlfriend of DeMarcus Cousins is seeking a restraining order against him after she said in court documents and a police report obtained by TMZ that the Los Angeles Lakers center threatened her and has previously choked her.Christy West, according to TMZ, alleges that Cousins said he would put a "bullet in (her) f---ing head" during an argument over allowing their 7-year-old son to attend Cousins' wedding to
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Team USA loses Kuzma (ankle), finalizes roster

[ad_1] Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers will not play for Team USA in the upcoming FIBA World Cup after it was determined that his left ankle injury would prevent him from participating, USA Basketball announced Saturday.With the loss of Kuzma, the USA Basketball roster is now finalized with 12 players.The official team roster, coached by Gregg Popovich, will include Harrison Barnes (Sacramento Kings), Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics), Joe
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Team USA loses Kuzma (ankle), finalizing roster

[ad_1] Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers will not play for Team USA in the upcoming FIBA World Cup after it was determined that his left ankle injury would prevent him from participating, USA Basketball announced Saturday.With the loss of Kuzma, the USA Basketball roster is now finalized with 12 players.The official team roster, coached by Gregg Popovich, is Harrison Barnes (Sacramento Kings), Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics), Joe Harris
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Sources — Howard to join Lakers with stern caveat

[ad_1] After completing a contract buyout with the Memphis Grizzlies, Dwight Howard will sign a non-guaranteed contract with the Los Angeles Lakers that comes with a clear message, league sources told ESPN: Disrupt this team -- and you'll be gone.In meetings with Lakers management, coaches and teammates -- including Anthony Davis -- late this week, Howard sold himself as an eight-time All-Star who had hit "rock bottom," in the words