Kobe Bryant Showing Improvement, Posts Instagram Pictures Shooting Free-Throws

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Kobe Bryant took to his Instagram account today to show us all how he’s steadily improving from Achilles tendon surgery last April. Bryant’s shown at the free-throw line looking pretty good. Bryant also took to his Twitter account to congratulate […]

Phil Jackson Will Influence Dwight Howard’s Decision to Stay with Los Angeles Lakers

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Dwight Howard won’t be re-signing with the Los Angeles Lakers unless Phil Jackson becomes head coach. That’s the bottom line. Reports have surfaced about Jackson’s role with the team, possibly as a consultant. While Jeanie Buss, Executive Vice president of Basketball […]

Los Angeles Lakers: What To Make Of New Draft Pick Ryan Kelly

USA TODAY -- Brian Spurlock

Ryan Kelly, from Duke University, was selected in the second round — no. 48 – of the 2013 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Seems like a Mike D’Antoni pick, to me. The 6-foot-11 forward has decent ball-handling skills, is capable of […]

Los Angeles Lakers Should Have Drafted Seth Curry

USA TODAY -- Jamie Rhodes

I was hoping that the Los Angeles Lakers would draft Seth Curry from Duke University. Curry, like his brother Stephen Curry and father Del Curry, also has the ability to score and shoot the three-pointer effectively. The 6-foot-2 guard is […]

It’s Not “Rocket” Science — Dwight Howard will not play for Los Angeles Lakers Next Season

USA Today - Kirby Lee

Dwight Howard will be meeting with the Houston Rockets once the free agency opens up after this weekend. I’ve been clamoring all season about Howard’s possibly joining up with the Rockets. In a previous article, I thought the Rockets would be Howard’s #1 […]

Dwight Howard Unlikely to Sign with Los Angeles Lakers

USA TODAY -- Richard Mackson

Dwight Howard does not want to resign with the Los Angeles Lakers, and to me, it’s not much of a surprise. Prior to being trading from the Orlando Magic to the Lakers last offseason, Howard already had a wish list […]

Los Angeles Lakers Need To Revamp For Next Season

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Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers will need to revamp for next year after seeing what their closest rivals in the Western Conference were about to accomplish — 28 seconds away from a fifth NBA championship. Bryant, currently at […]

Kobe Bryant Talks With David Beckham Regarding Achilles

USA TODAY - Robert Hanashiro

Kobe Bryant has consulted with former MLS soccer star David Beckham regarding his torn Achilles tendon recovery. Like Bryant, Beckham tore his Achilles towards the end of his career while playing with the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2010. Beckham had […]

Dwight Howard Being Recruited By Houston Rockets Forward Chandler Parsons

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Dwight Howard is being courted again. This time it’s Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons. Parsons told the Houston Chronicle: “I talk to Dwight every day. I’ve created a relationship with him, where I feel like we’re very close.” After the Miami Heat reclaimed […]

Is Dwight Howard a Franchise Player? Charles Barkley Doesn’t Think So

USA TODAY - Gary A. Vasquez

Is Dwight Howard even a franchise player? I’m starting to question this myself. After watching how Roy Hibbert played against the Miami Heat and how Tim Duncan has re-surged — taking the San Antonio Spurs 28 seconds away from a 5th […]

Charles Barkley Doubts Kobe Bryant’s Return To Los Angeles Lakers

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Go ahead and add Charles Barkley to the Kobe Bryant  “doubter list.” I’m very proud to say that I’m not one of them — the Black Mamba will return to the Los Angeles Lakers and be a force to be […]

Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe Bryant Continues to Recruit Dwight Howard

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Kobe Bryant really wants Dwight Howard to stay in Hollywood. Bryant, obviously being much more mature and understanding (life lessons learned from the Shaq drama) — knows he will need a dominant force in the painted area if the Lakers […]