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NBA Trade Talk: 5 Players Who Need a Change of Scenery

January 21st, 2012
With the NBA trade deadline less than two months away, rumors are beginning to swirl, as a number of big name players could potentially be on the move by March 15th.More than any other year prior, this year's trade deadline could have a serious impact on who is ultimately crowned ...

Los Angeles Lakers Trade Talk: Players Who Can Give Lakers a Lift

January 21st, 2012
The Los Angeles Lakers are a bad basketball team right now that's in serious danger of missing the postseason for the first time since 2005.They're severely lacking in offensive firepower, but have been fortunate enough to win a few home games against bad teams this season.The Lakers simply don't have ...

LA Lakers: The 15 Most Illustrious Moments of Phil Jackson’s Career

April 11th, 2011
Narrowing down Phil Jackson's career to a mere 15 "illustrious moments" is a nearly impossible task. However, for the sake of time, I've done my best to highlight what I consider to be the various peaks throughout Jackson's career.  This is, without a doubt, Jackson's last year as a head ...

Los Angeles Lakers: How They Survived Without Andrew Bynum

March 24th, 2011
When the NBA announced Andrew Bynum would be suspended for two games as a result of his flagrant foul against Michael Beasley, Lakers fans everywhere immediately began to panic.  Bynum has been absolutely incredible for the Lakers over the last 10 games, averaging 13 points and 14 rebounds over this ...

Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe Bryant and the Lakers Five Toughest Playoff Matchups

March 14th, 2011
Now 9-1 since the All-Star break and trailing the Dallas Mavericks by just a half-game for the No. 2 seed in the West, the Los Angeles Lakers appear to finally be firing on all cylinders.   With just 15 games remaining, LA probably needs to finish 13-2 to have any chance of beating out ...

Los Angeles Lakers: 5 Potential Coaches To Replace Phil Jackson at Season’s End

February 25th, 2011
It's hard to imagine anyone OTHER than Phil Jackson coaching the Lakers, isn't it?  Can you even name the coach that came before him?  It's kind of a trick question because Jackson coached the Lakers from 1999-2004, took a year off and then returned to coach the team from 2005 ...

Kobe Bryant: Top 5 Signs We May Be Seeing the Beginning of the End of His Career

February 21st, 2011
It was maybe the first hint that came straight from the horse's mouth last night after receiving his NBA record tying fourth All-Star Game MVP.  When TNT's Ernie Johnson asked Kobe Bryant what it meant to win the MVP award in front of his home crowd, he casually responded, "This ...

Los Angeles Lakers: 10 Reasons the Spurs Will Fall To Them in the Playoffs

January 27th, 2011
With only one football game left remaining, we've officially reached the point where the casual NBA fan will take a glance at the standings and realize there are only 36 games left before he or she really starts to care.For NBA die-hards like myself, we've been monitoring the standings on ...

Los Angeles Lakers: 3 Reasons Why Andrew Bynum’s Return Means A Lakers ThreePeat

December 23rd, 2010
It wouldn't seem very fair for the two time defending NBA champions to magically add a 7 ft, 300 lb, 23 year old center (who averaged 15 points and 8 rebounds per game last season) to their roster a third of the way into the season.But that's exactly what the ...