Lakers

Lakers Lair Ep. 8: Lakers early season news/results

It might not have been the ideal start to the LeBron James era but the purple and gold have found some success in the early stages of the 2018-2019 season. Following the Lakers 101-86 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, Los Angeles moved their record to .500 with a 6-6 record through 12 games. In

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2018-19 Big East Preseason Rankings

With the losses suffered by defending national champion Villanova to the NBA draft, the Big East looks a little more interesting this year. The losses are also heavy for conference heavyweights Seton Hall and Xavier, making room for the resurgence of some once proud programs. A Chris Mullin led St. John’s team and a Patrick

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Charles Barkley: “One and Done Players Hurt The NBA”

The “one and done” rule has been a long standing issue within the NBA for quite a few years now. The NBA and National Basketball Players Association are still struggling to reach an agreement on lowering the league’s minimum age to 18, in order to eliminate the amount of one and done players in the league.

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Stephen Curry

Higher efficiency and more space from Stephen Curry is a problem for the NBA

Stephen Curry is the last player that the NBA wants to see get better. One of the best players on the best team in the league only means that if he gets better, they get better as a collective. Not to mention, he plays alongside Kevin Durant who’s a problem in his own right. Three

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Sixers

Simmons, Fultz Show Off as Sixers Defeat Melbourne

Friday night the 76ers hosted the NBL’s Melbourne United for their first preseason action of the season. With the team’s Blue and White scrimmage postponed on Tuesday due to inclimate weather conditions, there were a number of questions that had their answers delayed until Friday. Here are some takeaways from the first sample of 2018-19

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Manu Ginobili

Manu Ginobili on retiring: ‘I am very sure about the decision, it’s still awkward’

Manu Ginobili made his first public comments Saturday since he retired from the NBA back in August. Speaking to Spurs reporters, Ginobili said it wasn’t easy to walk away from the game he loves, but is confident he made the right decision. “I am very sure about the decision. It’s still awkward,” Ginobili said. “But my

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Lakers

Lakers Lair: Episode 2 – Lakers pre-season hype

It is the off-season for the NBA and with the NFL in full-swing it can be hard to be passionate about basketball just yet. However, that is what we are here for, to deliver and bring about excitement for the Lakers even when they are not on the court during the season. Recent news about

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Lakers

Lakers Lair: Debut Episode-Off-season recap and pre-season hype

Welcome, all Laker Nation and even those who have not found the way yet and need to be convinced! We are here and we are not going anywhere. The debit podcast of the Laker Nation with co-hosts B.J. Boyer and myself (Randy King) is now upon us. In this podcast, several topics of discussion regarding

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Rookie, NBA Draft

Which 2018 NBA second-round draft picks will deliver in rookie season?

First round picks are nice, but let us not forget how important picks 31-60 can be. There has been an assemblage of second-round picks in past seasons who have managed to carve their way onto an NBA roster and find ways to contribute. The 2018 NBA Draft class was deep and saturated with talent. After

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NBA LeBron James and James Harden

Does the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award really focus on the most valuable player?

Is the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award really about being the most valuable? When you read the phrase “most valuable” you think of the player that’s most important to their team. If we’re calling the most heralded award in the league the Most Valuable Player award then I believe it should truly be awarded to

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