The changes between Phil Jackson and Mike Brown involve scrapping the triangle offense, adding a dose of pick-and-roll sets and sprinkling in more accountability on enforcing the Lakers’ defensive scheme.
Archive for August, 2011
When Michael Jordan was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 1984, the NBA gained the services of by far the greatest shooting guard in the league’s lengthy history.
Here James told the world that he “would be taking his talents to South Beach .” Those words will live in NBA infamy and have since made James the most hated player in the NBA.
It’s not Bryant’s fault that he’ll never live up to the legacy of Michael Jordan and, frankly, the comparison between the two is too readily discussed as a jumping off point for discussion.
Kobe Bryant has close to seven thousand unique NBA-licensed trading cards, according to Beckett’s massive online database.
Despite winning multiple championships and earning numerous individual accolades, Kobe Bryant is one of the most criticized superstars of all time.
Back when time was young, summer ball - no, not random Ron Artest sightings in the Vegas Summer League - was an integral part of NBA player culture.
Javaris Crittenton moved up the aisle until he found his row. He waited for a moment, then patiently and slowly slid over to his seat along with the young lady with him.
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline.
YAO Ming has made it possible for young Chinese players to chase their NBA dreams and the country will produce more top quality players in the coming years, All-Star guard Kobe Bryant said in Shanghai yesterday.
As a Los Angeles Laker under the tutelage of Phil Jackson, Luke Walton has first-hand experience watching a master coach.
If Kobe Bryant agrees to play in a proposed Drew League-Goodman League rematch, thousands of L.A. fans would flock to wherever the game takes place.
Dwight Howard winding up in Los Angeles with the Lakers has been a hot-button topic of discussion for quite some time around the NBA .
Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher are two of the toughest and most competitive basketball players you’ll find on the hardwood and are well regarded for the intensity that both captains of the Los Angeles Lakers display on the court.
Great success in the NBA is almost always met with a flurry of willing copycats.