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Kobe Fuming, Tough Games Looming: Do Mounting Losses Mean Laker Trouble Brewing?

December 27th, 2010
Going to keep it real here. Give a real fans opinion, and not pull punches. The Lakers historically haven't always showed up ready to play on Christmas, so I'm not going to focus on the Christmas day game. They've lost ugly on Christmas before and have won rings that same season. The ...

Kim Kardashian Needs to Butt Out Of Kobe Bryant’s Business

December 23rd, 2010
Several weeks ago, Turkish Airlines announced that they had reached a marketing agreement with Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant on a two-year endorsement deal for the NBA star. Almost immediately, this announcement sparked outrage amongst the Armenian American community. The reason for Armenian anger is due to the fact that the country ...

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh: Three Aces Still Lose To Full House

August 2nd, 2010
Miami Heat fans have a lot to be excited for next season. They will have the opportunity to see their team feature arguably three of the top-10 players in the NBA in their starting lineup. The Heat could have the finest two-swingmen combo to ever play with each other in LeBron ...

Lakers to Trade Sasha Vujacic: Kupchak Eyes Shannon Brown, Tracy McGrady

July 30th, 2010
The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Brian Windhorst has quoted sources in reporting that Los Angeles Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak is attempting to trade the Lakers' Sasha Vujacic. Ken Berger of CBSSports.com has also reported on his blog that Laker free agent Shannon Brown has been offered a contract by the New ...

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade & Chris Bosh: Miami Heat Sacrifice To History?

July 30th, 2010
Looking back through NBA history, there has been a common thread to all the great teams. A similar pattern has emerged repeatedly throughout the years, no matter the era. On all great teams there was a definitive hierarchy. A top dog. An alpha male. All great teams had a clear leader. When ...

Shaquille O’Neal, Tracy McGrady, & Allen Iverson: End Of the Line?

July 28th, 2010
Tracy McGrady. Allen Iverson. Shaquille O'Neal. Each is probably better known to NBA fans by their iconic nicknames: T-Mac, AI, Shaq. Three legendary players each in their own right. Three of the most marketable, recognizable faces of the last decade. Three of the most talented players we've seen. There is one more similarity, ...

Stats Lie: LeBron James vs. Rajon Rando

July 25th, 2010
Is so-and-so player a superstar because he racks up numbers? Can one justify all-time greatness by using a figure, say, scoring percentage? Is it possible to argue quality by throwing out numbers? Are stat sheets blueprints to super stardom? Using statistics to justify greatness is just wrong. Stats can't measure heart. ...

Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, and Amar’e Stoudemire Would Be Best Three

July 19th, 2010
When LeBron James announced that he would be making "the decision" a nationally broadcast event, he promised he would tell the six teams before going on the air where he chose to play. New York Knicks President of Basketball Operations, Donnie Walsh told reporters later that night that LeBron James's ...

Why Amar’e Stoudemire Would Have Been a Better Fit Than LeBron James

July 18th, 2010
Miami Heat fans have had plenty to cheer about over the past several weeks. They went from a most uncertain future, the possibility losing their centerpiece Dwyane Wade to free agency and the prospects of having to completely rebuild their team from scratch, from the bottom up. From agony to ...

McGrady Is Fan Favorite For Lakers’ Spot; Brown is Likely Final Choice

July 17th, 2010
The Lakers are getting close to making what is most likely their final signing of the off-season. What looked like an almost done deal several days ago to bring back guard Shannon Brown now looks like it has hit a snag. Negotiations have currently stalled with GM Mitch Kupchak ...