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Dwight Howard Must Follow in Shaq’s Post-LA Lakers Footsteps to Save Legacy

July 6th, 2013
Although the dislike between Shaquille O'Neal and Dwight Howard continues to be fueled by Shaq's recent comments, via Eric Pincus of the Los Angeles Times, Howard should take some pointers out of O'Neal's book in order to save his very damaged legacy.Howard and O'Neal have a lot more in common ...

Coaches Mike D’Antoni Must Channel to Make Most of L.A. Lakers

February 9th, 2013
Throughout his career, Mike D'Antoni has become known primarily for his offensive philosophy and his unwillingness to compromise on his vision. However, in order for the Los Angeles Lakers to thrive, he's going to have to alter his philosophy to reflect some of his more successful peers. The two coaches Mike ...

How Far Will LA Lakers Go in the NBA Playoffs This Season?

January 15th, 2013
Assuming the Los Angeles Lakers are able to overcome their regular-season struggles and limp into the playoffs, they'll be no more than a first round exit. The Lakers are just not a well-constructed basketball team. Even on paper, they don't appear to have the talent most people expected them to have.Putting ...

L.A. Lakers Definitely Shouldn’t Make a Move Before the NBA Deadline

December 25th, 2012
With the NBA Trade Deadline still looming, the Los Angeles Lakers don't necessarily need new weapons to make things work.Following the Lakers' victory over the New York Knicks on Christmas Day, it appears that Steve Nash had the keys to all of the Lakers' problems.Although the sample size is currently ...

Boston Celtics: Chances of Each Player on the Bubble Making the Roster

October 13th, 2012
Throughout the NBA Summer League, the NBA preseason, and most importantly, practice, the Celtics have acquired, honed, and evaluated a litter of talent.Obviously, the Celtics have a key rotation of starters and role players that are indispensable, like any other team in the league. Similarly, the Celtics also have a couple ...

Tracy McGrady: The Mac Is Back

January 18th, 2011
In the not-too-distant past, Tracy McGrady was considered the Dwyane Wade of the current era. NBA fans would flock to their TV sets to see T-Mac perform. Enthralled as they were by his freakish athleticism and dominant scoring prowess, the fans ensured that Tracy McGrady was a perennial NBA All-Star ...