Jun 13, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings right wing Marian Gaborik (12) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during the third period in game five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

LASH Morning Drive: Thursday, June 26

The Morning Drive offers you a healthy dose of LA sports talk from around the internet. A most excellent way to wake up feeling smart.

In today’s morning drive the draft is nigh and nobody has a clue, Marian Gaborik re-ups with the Kings and USA! Enjoy your Thursday, Los Angeles. You deserve it.


Good Day Quote of the Day, to start your Hump Day off right

“When I meet a European, the first thing I say is, “I’d much rather watch football than football.” But I’m just teasing them, and they know I’d really rather watch football than football.” ―Jarod Kintz



NBA Draft Mailbag

Lakers Face Complicated Issue In Draft

Should the Lakers gamble on Joel Embiid?

Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets interested in Kyle Lowry (FanSided)

Kobe Bryant has reached out to Carmelo Anthony (Lake Show Life)

Amazing billboard begs Nick Young to stay with Lakers (FanSided)

Elfrid Payton feels Lakers or Kings pick him (FanSided)

Los Angeles Lakers: An Ode To Nick Young (Hoops Habit)

Lakers’ draft prospects at guard (ESPN)



Clippers Draft History

2014 NBA Draft primer: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Info and more

In draft, Clippers seek help in front court (ESPN)

LeBron James’ seven best options as NBA free agent (USA Today)

Los Angeles Clippers interested in hiring Brian Scalabrine (FanSided)



Triple Down Economics: Dodgers Win Series in Kansas City (Lasorda’s Lair)

Dodgers Designate Romak, Clint Robinson Called Up (Lasorda’s Lair)

HR Derby showdown no long shot (ESPN)

Dodgers’ prized prospect Joc Pederson out with separated shoulder (LA Times)



Grant Green’s latest work station with Angels is third base (LA Times)

Arcia homers, but Twins lose to Angels (FOX Sports)

Matt Shoemaker: The Angel Defeating the Aces (Fantasy Baseball Crackerjacks)



Dean Lombardi’s Magic Continues With The Kings’ New Contracts (Rink Royalty)

Marian Gaborik agrees to seven-year extension with Los Angeles Kings (FanSided)



Four teams are now in the Spezza sweepstakes (NBC Sports)



US Open Cup: LA Galaxy frustrated with finishing in otherwise dominant showing in loss to Carolina (FanSided)

Quakes-Galaxy: Big-time soccer in our midst Saturday (SF Gate)



2015 NFL Draft: USC Preview (CBS Sports)



NBA Draft Profile: Kyle Anderson

UCLA leads Pac-12 in experience (ESPN)



Four years all comes down to one game for Team USA (Fox Sports)

Report: Rockets send Asik to Pelicans for pick  (CBS Sports)

Knicks ship Chandler back to Mavs in 6-player deal (NBC Sports)

Déjà Vu: Lincecum throws no-no against Padres yet again (SI.com)

Cavs’ No. 1 debate: Wiggins or Parker? (USA Today)


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