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NBA Free Agency: 10 Potential Targets on the Los Angeles Lakers’ Radar

The champagne has barely dried and already the World Champs are preparing for this week's draft and the start of free agency next week. The Lakers have six potential free agents on their current roster in rotation regulars guards Derek Fisher, ... (Continue reading)

2010 NBA Finals: Cs Grab Momentum, but History Says Series Far From Over

One of the most overly used phrases in sports is the "must-win game." That's because 90 percent of the time when fans and pundits use the phrase, it's used inappropriately. You could make a strong case that the Celtics ... (Continue reading)

From NCAA Heroes To NBA Enemies: A Lakers Fan’s Dilemma in the NBA Playoffs

While I was growing up in Los Angeles in the '80s and '90s I pledged my allegiance to four professional sports teams and a college team—the Lakers, Dodgers, Kings, Raiders, and UCLA Bruins. I chose the Lakers over the Clippers, the ... (Continue reading)

Lakers-Thunder: LA Proves Experience Still Matters in 111-87 Game Five Victory

The 2008-09 Los Angeles Lakers accomplished something that hadn't been done in 20 years: They became the first NBA Finals runner-up since the 1988-89 Detroit Pistons to win a championship the following season. If you were to look at the 20 ... (Continue reading)

Los Angeles Lakers: Take Out the Panic Button But Don’t Push It Yet

I've heard of kicking a dog while it's down but I've also heard that's it's best to let a sleeping dog lie. So which one is it with the 2009-10 Lakers? I can't really tell you as of right now but I ... (Continue reading)

What Does Kobe Bryant’s Extension Mean For The Lakers Future?

If you feel a wind blowing from the west to the east today, it could be the power of Los Angeles Lakers fans breathing one big collective sigh of relief. As reported first by , the Lakers and Bryant agree ... (Continue reading)

Uncontested Shots: Are The Lakers Just Now Rounding Into Form?

The Los Angeles Lakers' victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night was one of only a handful of games this season Lakers fans could really savor and feel good about. The win was one of those games that the ... (Continue reading)

Uncontested Shots: Lakers News, Notes, and Observations Heading Into March

As the NBA regular season begins its final full month of action, there are still a lot of unanswered questions. While the top seeds in each conferences seem to be locked up by the Lakers and Cavaliers, the 14 other ... (Continue reading)

NBA Uncontested Shots: Lakers Stand Pat & Other Trade Deadline Observations

The trade deadline finally passed on Thursday afternoon and Amar'e Stoudemire is still a member of the Suns, Carlos Boozer is still in Utah, and Kirk Hinrich is still on the Bulls. There were some deals that did get done that ... (Continue reading)

Uncontested Shots: The Latest on NBA Trade Rumors, Kobe Bryant, and More

With a little over a week left until the NBA's trade deadline, I figured there was no better time to bring back my Uncontested Shots column. If you're not familiar, Uncontested Shots is a random mix of NBA tidbits sprinkled with ... (Continue reading)