Projected No. 1 pick Anthony Davis showed he has plenty of confidence in himself and suggested he could stop future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant .
Archive for May, 2012
The hoops world is filled with cliches. When a team is young they’re called athletic.
The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t talented enough to win a championship with their current roster.
Not since Michael Jordan’s sixth title has a superstar had so little to gain by winning an NBA championship.
Closers are overrated. I know that sounds nuts, but when you consider that the final possessions are as important as the beginning possessions , then you should probably consider that our attachment to “closing” is more emotional than logical.
Thirteen months ago, the Spurs became the third No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 8 in the playoffs, falling to the Grizzlies, 4-2. Fast forward to this season.
Do you have someone on your payroll with untapped skills? Most managers do, and they don’t even know it.
Remember it? Remember the Thunder’s maiden postseason voyage to Los Angeles, when they came home down 0-2 to a championship-caliber team following one game they let get away from them in the end and another they played from behind all the way? The Thunder’s coach thinks so.
Kobe Bryant is one of the best NBA players in the history of the game. He’s a certainty for a lot of post-career honors that aren’t given to just anybody.
Shaquille O’Neal raised eyebrows last week when he flirted with the idea of interviewing for the Orlando Magic’s vacant general manager position - a job that, in the end, he decided not to pursue .
This is the second in a series of posts grading the Lakers on their efforts in the 2011-12 season.
Pau Gasol has no interest in being a member of any franchise other than the Los Angeles Lakers ; at least that is what he told Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday.
According to Stephen A. Smith, former Los Angeles Laker Lamar Odom wants to return to the city of angels and according to LakersNation.com, coach Mike Brown would love to have Odom back as well.
While the San Antonio Spurs , Oklahoma City Thunder , Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics are battling for a shot to play in the NBA Finals, there are 26 teams that have begun their offseason work.
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone outside of Lakerland who feels star guard Kobe Bryant is a top five all-time player.