Day: June 26, 2021

Los Angeles Lakers To Make Major Change To Staff

Portland Trail Blazers v Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James and Anthony Davis in Kobe Bryant's numbers

Portland Trail Blazers v Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James and Anthony Davis in Kobe Bryant’s numbers

The Los Angeles Lakers will reportedly be on the search for a new head trainer after a wave of injuries swept through the team in 2020-21.

According to a report from ESPN, Nina Hsieh, who was promoted to the head trainer position two seasons ago, did not get her contract renewed this offseason.

This decision by the Lakers front office comes just a few weeks after the team was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs.

LA’s 4-2 loss to the Phoenix Suns came largely due to some key injuries on the roster with Anthony Davis (groin), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (knee) and Alex Caruso (ankle) all missing time in the series. Superstar forward LeBron James was also battling a high-ankle sprain that kept him out for the final 30 games of the regular

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IndyCar team owner Sam Schmidt walks for first time in 21 years, dances with daughter at wedding

INDIANAPOLIS — Savannah Boehrer is standing in her wedding gown, waiting. She’s been waiting for 21 years.

“Now for the father-daughter dance,” the DJ announces. The song starts playing: “Daddy Dance With Me.”

Since she was two years old, Boehrer has wanted that so badly. But her dad Sam Schmidt couldn’t dance. He couldn’t walk.

On this day in April, though, as the words “I know what you see when you look at me…as we walk down the aisle” play out, she sees something remarkable.

Schmidt walking toward her to dance.

Sam Schmidt dances with his daughter, Savannah, at her wedding.

Sam Schmidt dances with his daughter, Savannah, at her wedding.

Boehrer’s hand goes to her mouth. She starts crying. Everyone in the reception hall starts crying. There are cheers, gasps and wonder.

For the first time since 2000, when a crash paralyzed Schmidt from the neck down, he dances with his daughter — with the aid of an exoskeleton.

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