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Starting to Get Odom: L.A. and Star Forward End Talks, More Teams Come Into Fray

In the latest development of what is shaping up to be a saga, the LA Times reported that the Lakers had withdrawn their offer of $9 million per season for three years to Lamar Odom. Reportedly, Lakers owner Jerry Buss ... (Continue reading)

Could We See Five Sixty-Win Teams Next Season?

  The general consensus about the player movements around the league since the offseason begun is simply this: the rich get richer, the poor get poorer. The state of the economy has much to do with it. Everyone and their mother knows ... (Continue reading)

Why Ron Artest to the Lakers Makes Sense

It has been a busy off-season so far for the NBA, to put it mildly. With All-Stars like Shaq, Richard Jefferson, and Vince Carter changing addresses before the draft, you knew the dominoes were going to fall. For the champions, the ... (Continue reading)

Examining the Enigma That Is Lamar Odom

Throw Lamar Odom into the conversation and the following adjectives are likely to come up: versatile, multi-faceted, inconsistent, enigmatic ,and various other synonyms. Throughout his nine-year career in the NBA, Lamar Odom has delighted and frustrated coaches, teammates, and fans ... (Continue reading)

Tribute to the Enemy: A Lakers Fan Laments the Celtics’ NBA Finals Absence

Let's get this out of the way right of the bat: I am a Lakers fan. Have been one since I started watching basketball as a kid. That means I hate the Celtics with a passion. When Kevin McHale clotheslined ... (Continue reading)

The Most Underrated Star in the NBA Finals

At first glance, it seems ludicrous to call an All-Star and reigning All-NBA Third Team player underrated but when you read the avalanche of NBA Finals analysis and previews, most analyst do not predict that Pau Gasol will dominate this ... (Continue reading)

Breaking Down the 2008-2009 NBA Finals

Finally, the 2008-2009 NBA Finals are upon us and what a ride it has been so far. From the West, you have the Los Angeles Lakers, almost everyone's favorite to come out of the west, the regular season western conference ... (Continue reading)