Kobe Remains Most Respected Player In The League

The Los Angeles Times sent a reporter to one of the recent charity games and one question that she asked a few of the guys in the lockerroom was who they thought would win a one-on-one game between Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. The overwhelming response was Kobe, with Kevin Durant leading that [...]

Kobe Bryant May Take His Talents To China

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Since the NBA lockout started at 12:01 EST this morning, Brian Scalabrine is the most popular player to publicly consider playing oversees. Scalabrine says that he will sign oversees if the NBA labor situation doesn’t improve over the next 15 days. Even though Scalabrine isn’t a very good player, his move may open [...]

Lakers Hope For Good Luck From Goudelock

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Generally, the major college programs around the country dominate the NBA Draft. Stars from big time Division-1 programs are the players most frequently taken in the lottery year in and year out because they were able to produce at one of the best schools in the nation and normally get to make [...]

Chandler’s Style Of Play Rendering Kendrick Perkins Ineffective

The Oklahoma City Thunder acquired Kendrick Perkins from the Boston Celtics at the trade deadline specifically for the Western Conference Finals. After the Los Angeles Lakers dispatched the Thunder in the first round last season Thunder General Manager decided that he needed to make a move to sure up the pivot defensively so [...]

A Blessing In Disguise

The National Basketball Association is having one it’s best seasons ever. Ratings are up, the players are as good as they’ve ever been and league popularity is at an all-time high. Despite LeBron James‘ decision to take his talents to South Beach, thus forming a powerhouse in Miami with two other superstars (though [...]

Pau Giveth And Pau Taketh Away

The Los Angeles Lakers have made the NBA Finals for three straight years since they acquired Pau Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies. On Sunday afternoon, that streak will come to an end. If it’s not Sunday, then Tuesday. If the Lakers can force a game six, then that streak will end next Thursday. No [...]

On The Importance Of Understanding One’s Role

The Dallas Mavericks are headed back home with a surprising 2-0 series lead over the Los Angeles Lakers. Though the Lakers looked like the better team in game one only to collapse in the third quarter Dallas looked far superior to the Lakers in game two and at this point you can find just [...]

Lakers Rolling With Roster At Full Strength

The Los Angeles Lakers entered into the All-Star break with a three-game losing streak against the likes of the Magic, Bobcats and Cavaliers. As is the case for any losing streak the top teams go through during the regular season, this created a lot of panic for Laker fans everywhere which¬†inevitably¬†”Are the Lakers done?” [...]

Wing Defenders Deserve More Credit

With the NBA season entering the stretch run, it looks as if Dwight Howard is well on his way to capturing his third straight Defensive Player of the Year Award. If Howard ends up winning the award, it will be well deserved. His work on the glass and as the defensive anchor for the [...]

Lay-Up Line: Featuring A Pair Of Streaks

The Los Angeles Lakers are riding an eight-game winning streak as they head into their match-up against the Miami Heat tonight. The two teams are going in completely opposite directions right now as the Lakers have regained championship form since the All-Star Break while the Miami Heat are facing a five-game skid with several [...]