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Mike D’Antoni Will Make or Break the Los Angeles Lakers’ Season

Believe it or not, it has now been 27 games since the firing of Mike Brown took place back in November. Since then, the Los Angeles Lakers have managed to pull together a 14-13 record and are sitting way back ... (Continue reading)

NBA Playoffs 2012: A Rant About the Pride-Less LA Lakers

I've always wanted to go to Coachella, and in a way, I got my wish Thursday night...With never-ending comparisons to the great MJ, the media could not keep themselves from making another one in the Game 6 action versus the Denver Nuggets, ... (Continue reading)

Derek Fisher: A Tribute to a Los Angeles Lakers Fan Favorite

It's hard to come to grips with the reality that Derek Fisher is no longer a Los Angeles Laker. In a last-minute deal involving the Lakers and Houston Rockets, Fisher was dealt in exchange for a first-round pick and center ... (Continue reading)

NBA Season Preview: What to Watch for and Expect from the Lakers

Christmas Day is approaching and all the news has naturally been centered towards the ever so appealing Christmas Day matchups. Usually around this time, the Los Angeles Lakers are warming up next to their fires, polishing up their championship rings and eating ... (Continue reading)

NBA Predictions 2011: Clippers Gain Much Needed Respect

With a trade for one of the best point guards in the league in Chris Paul, the Clippers not only gained a great leader, but mutual respect from around the league.Paul will mark a new era in Clipper basketball, and ... (Continue reading)

Magic Johnson: LeBron and Redeem Team Don’t Compare to Dream Team

Scrimmages were considered more entertaining than most championship games, the term Hall of Fame was a given, 45.8 point average margin of victories were common, and in Magic Johnson's eyes, he witnessed the "greatest shot I have ever seen." These were all ... (Continue reading)

Kobe Bryant Expresses Few Words Towards Mike Brown

From the time one attends elementary school to the time one graduates college, one gets to experience many different types of people in the classrooms: those who speak when not spoken to, those who are selective about when to answer ... (Continue reading)

Kobe Bryant Defends LeBron James When No One Else Does

No one in the history of the NBA has gone from hero to villain in such a short span of time than LeBron James. Beginning with "The Decision"—his hour-long TV special—and ending with the statement that the Miami Heat would ... (Continue reading)

Kobe Bryant: The Myths Have Died, but the Chances Are Still Alive

Blown up by the media, exaggerated by a Turkish ball club (Besiktas), and now denied by Kobe Bryant himself, the speculations of Bryant playing for Besitkas—who had recently signed Utah star, Deron Williams—has died, but the chances of him playing ... (Continue reading)

L.A. Lakers: Jim Buss Is Dolan All over Again

What has this world come to? The Lakers get swept by none other than the "weak-minded" Dallas Mavericks, Coach Phil Jackson retires, Dr. Buss hands over the Lakers to his son Jim like it's a Happy Meal, and Mike Brown ... (Continue reading)