Posts under Tag: Lakers
Kobe Bryant, The Cancer
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Yes he’s a future hall-of-famer. And yes, he is arguably the best player to have ever played in the NBA; some analysts place Kobe Bryant above Michael Jordan on the list of the NBA’s greatest players of all time. Questioning Bryant’s talent and accomplishments is ignorant; numbers never lie. His capabilities shouldn’t be the Laker’s concern, but the effects his presence has

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5 Reasons Why Dwight Howard Trade Is An Upgrade Over Andrew Bynum
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On Thursday night, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak pulled out his batters helmet and helmet to cap off a home run summer with a grand slam deal by exchanging Dwight Howard for Andrew Bynum without giving up Pau Gasol. In a historical context, his haul is only the fourth time in NBA history that a franchise added two players with

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Super Team 2.0 Same as it was 40 Years Ago

There was a sentiment entering this season that in todays NBA, only a handful of genetically engineered teams in destination cities had a legitimate shot at the NBA championship. That idea died a painful death on Sunday night. Since 1979, the Lakers, Rockets and Spurs have maintained a monopoly on NBA championships in the Western Conference. Today, it’s just limited

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What Can Brown Do For LA?

Mike Brown may have been trampled on by Lebron James in Cleveland but somehow, the coach perceived as a bumbling pawn who rode King James’ coattails has landed on his feet with the most successful franchise of the decade. I know that’s not a ringing endorsement but by hiring Brown, the Lakers are attempting to salvage their dynasty by doing

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Dwight Howard Ain’t Walkin’ Through That Door

It was truly interesting listening to the hasty thoughts of analysts, the media and fair weather fans after the stormy ending to the Lakers season.What I heard confirmed my notion that we’ve become a culture with an unhealthy addiction to something besides Whoppers and the McRib. Overreacting has replaced baseball as our national past time. We overreacted when the Miami Heat

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