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Los Angeles Lakers Greats Deserve ‘Ring of Honor’ at Staples Center

August 20th, 2010
Being a Los Angeles Lakers fan, there is not much I like about the Boston Celtics.  I respect the Celtics but I don’t care for them much.  There is one thing the Boston Celtics organization does that I wish my Lakers would do… honor all their great players, Boston's rafters are ...

Los Angeles Clippers Look Ready to Move Up to Varsity

August 7th, 2010
The Los Angeles Clippers have long been stuck under the huge shadow cast by that other team that plays at the Staples Center. And let's be real honest, they're never escaping it.  However, it doesn't mean the Clippers can't change course and carve out some moderate success. With the changes in ...

Los Angeles Lakers: Is Andrew Bynum the Next Great L.A. Big Man?

August 2nd, 2010
  The Los Angeles Lakers have been blessed with the greatest collection of centers any NBA franchise has ever had.  Most basketball aficionados are aware of this great lineage, George Mikan the first dominant NBA star and five time NBA champ, Wilt Chamberlain who re-wrote the record books and won two NBA ...

From Bill Walton and Sam Bowie to Greg Oden: Is Portland Cursed?

December 7th, 2009
Injuries are a part of sports, but the latest injury to Portland Trail Blazers center Greg Oden was just plain sad. He was looking every bit the dominant center he was projected to be, leading the NBA in blocked shots and improving in all phases of the game.   When he went ...

Is LeBron James Sideline Dancing Just Innocent Fun Or Disrespectful?

December 5th, 2009
It is obvious that LeBron James is a special talent who will go down in history as one of the greatest players to ever play this game.  This is not in question. I also think for the most part he has handled himself pretty well for a young superstar living in ...

Charles Barkley vs Robert Horry: Whose Career Would You Rather Have?

November 24th, 2009
Here's a debate for you. A few friends and I were discussing which career would you rather have between Charles Barkley and Robert Horry. What is more important to you being the best individual player you can be or having an incredible amount of team success. Would ...

Question: Should Allen Iverson be Signed to The Lakers? The Answer, YES!

November 22nd, 2009
Call me crazy, and I acknowledge this could be a risky move, but I think I have the answer to the question of what team should sign Allen Iverson? It's the World Champion Los Angeles Lakers. This could potentially be a good deal for both the team and the player for ...

Laker DJ Mbenga, In Stable Condition After Vicious Dunk In Denver

November 14th, 2009
Los Angeles Lakers back up center DJ Mbenga was posterized so viciously last night in Denver it should be against the law, unfortunately for Mbenga he was going against the LAWson.  In fact the authorities were searching for one Tywon Ronell Lawson aka "Ty" to bring in for questioning. I haven't ...

Will Andrew Bynum Be The Top Center of the Next Decade?

November 13th, 2009
I know it's early in the season, but have you seen Andrew Bynum?   This young man is coming of age, showing skills, solid footwork, and great hands, he's got the look of an All-Star.  So I ask this question, knowing I may be putting premature pressure on the big fella: can he be the ...

Role Player Respect: Lakers Sub Josh Powell Sparks The Reserve Power!

November 8th, 2009
The defending champion Los Angeles Lakers are off to a winning start this season but some key injuries have changed the chemistry and player rotation.   Some have pointed to the Lakers bench as a weakness, which I think is an understandable diagnosis but a premature one.                                     Despite this criticism Lakers forward/center ...