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The NBA Needs LeBron James In L.A.—As a Clipper

May 15th, 2010
For over a decade now, there's only been one king of Los Angeles.  There's only been one man able to move the dial in such a way the very axis of NBA viewership shifts just to see him play.  For the past several years, Kobe Bryant has owned L.A. with little ...

What If…The Charlotte Hornets Never Traded Kobe Bryant?

January 3rd, 2010
Hindsight is always 20/20, but it proves even more gut wrenching when you're talking about saving a city's franchise. In the 1996 NBA draft, the now relocated Charlotte Hornets selected Kobe Bryant with their 13th selection overall.  They would eventually trade his draft rights away to the Lakers for center Vlade ...