Why You Should Be Mad that the Los Angeles Lakers Won a Preseason Game

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The Los Angeles Lakers won a preseason game for the first time since Oct 22, 2010 by beating the Golden State Warriors 104-95 on Saturday. Luckily, they lost their game against the Denver Nuggets on Sunday. I say luckily because […]

Top 5 Problems with Los Angeles Lakers on Defense

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Los Angeles Lakers: Mike D’Antoni Doesn’t Know How To Incorporate Pau Gasol

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Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni told Mike Trudell that Pau Gasol is “the best center in the NBA.” So what? Just because D’Antoni admire’s Gasol’s talent (and why wouldn’t he?), doesn’t mean that D’Antoni actually knows how to use Gasol. […]

5 Moves Kobe Bryant Stole from Michael Jordan

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Los Angeles Lakers: 5 Things to Watch as Preseason Tips Off

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Did Los Angeles Lakers Coach Mike D’Antoni Finally Learn How to Use Pau Gasol?

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One reason why Mike D’Anoni convinced me that he was perhaps the worst coach in the NBA was that he refused to use Pau Gasol—one of the best post-up players in the league—as a centerpiece of the Los Angeles Lakers‘ […]

Kobe Bryant’s Wrong: The Pieces Don’t Fit Better for Los Angeles Lakers Without Dwight Howard

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In an interview with CNN, Kobe Bryant said that Dwight Howard’s decision to sign with the Houston Rockets instead of the Los Angeles Lakers means that “the pieces fit a little better” for the Lakers. But Bryant’s wrong. Because as […]

5 Reasons Why Los Angeles Lakers Should Sign Derek Fisher Next Year

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Mitch Kupchak Is Right: Los Angeles Lakers Star Kobe Bryant Shouldn’t Change His Game

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Los Angeles Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak said he doesn’t expect Kobe Bryant to adjust his game in order to “lure” free agents next summer, according to ESPN. “Kobe is not going to play to lure somebody to Los Angeles,” Kupchak […]

Los Angeles Lakers Have a Point Guard Problem—And the Answer Isn’t Steve Nash

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Who will play backup point guard to Steve Nash for the Los Angeles Lakers this year? Steve Blake and Jordan Farmar have already proven they both deserve the job. Last season Blake averaged almost 13 points per game, more than […]

Who Will Los Angeles Lakers Cut After Training Camp?

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Los Angeles Lakers training camp starts September 28, and the Lakers will be forced to cut at least two of the players on their roster right now. Who will it be? The NBA allows for 15 spots on every team’s […]

Jeanie Buss Finally Blames Jim Buss for Not Hiring Phil Jackson as Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach—And Lakers Fans Should Thank Her for It

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In her new memoir, “Laker Girl,” Jeanie Buss says she was “stunned” that the  the Los Angeles Lakers hired Mike D’Antoni instead of Phil Jackson as head coach. “My first thought was, what was the rush?” writes Jeanie. “Why did they have to make a decision tonight?” […]