Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn Nets slowly rising to relevance

It may come as a surprise to some or might even comedic that the Brooklyn Nets are on the rise. After all, finishing at or near the bottom of the NBA for the last few years, there is only room for improvement. Sometimes all it takes a franchise to turn around on its head is

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Paul George, Indiana Pacers

Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Paul George, D’Angelo Russell, and summer madness

Welcome to the Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave, a subjective Lakers-related column where our resident Laker fans answer a series of questions regarding the Purple & Gold. This edition features discussion centered around the Paul George saga and the NBA Draft. Our participants for this edition are: Ralph Cortes (@ralphjc0) B.J. Boyer (@wcboyer24) DJ Allen (@DJAllen23) 1. The

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Lakers

LA Lakers: The Road Back to Greatness

The LA Lakers have been in unfamiliar territory for a couple of seasons. After a long history of winning, the LA Lakers have turned themselves into a rebuilding team. It’s probably a position that they didn’t know they would have to undergo. With Kobe’s injuries, the failed CP3 trade, and the failed Dwight Howard experiment,

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Lonzo Ball, UCLA

Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: What to do with the No. 2 Pick

Welcome to the Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave, a subjective Lakers-related column where our resident Laker fans answer a series of questions regarding the Purple & Gold. This edition features discussion centered around the No. 2 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, and what the Lakers should do with it. Our participants for this column are:  Ralph Cortes

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: That’s All She Wrote…

Welcome to this season’s final installment of Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave, a subjective Lakers-related column where our resident Laker fans answer a series of questions regarding the Purple & Gold. This week’s edition features inquiries about the season that was for Los Angeles. All four of our Laker fans will be participating in this finale.  Ralph Cortes (@ralphjc) DJ Allen

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Lakers Young Core: What will they be?

The lights are bright in LA especially when it comes to basketball. Just ask the Lakers’ young core. Playing for one of the most historic franchises ever, the Lakers’ young core has been tasked with a big first job: Bring back Showtime.  Showtime Lakers are a staple of LA basketball. The fast-paced, high-energy style of

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Jeanie Buss Lakers

The Lakers are a couple of years away from having an All-Star

The Los Angeles Lakers have been in the slumps for a couple of years now and this year was nothing different. Things started off great but once reality hit, the Lakers began to put the T in tank. However, while wins are very seldom, heads are being held high due to a promising young core.

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Lonzo Ball to the Lakers? It can definitely work

Lonzo Ball is a special player.  There’s no doubt about it. The stuff Lonzo Ball does on the court helps teams win basketball games, and any team would surely welcome his talents to their team.  With the UCLA point guard, projected to go top 3 in the NBA Draft, there are only a handful of

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D’Angelo Russell should look to hit the post more often

Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell is not a speedster nor pogo-stick and that’s fine. Russell is a rangy 6’5 point guard that has both the size and strength to be effective in the avenue of posting-up, but it’s something he has to learn to embrace with open arms. During Russell’s rookie season, his average

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Ivica Zubac: Another gem for the Lakers

Ivica Zubac was probably not a name heard much. The center out of Croatia was a good international prospect, even listed on some mock drafts going in the mid first round. Even then, no one knew much about his game. Most international prospects picked in the first-round, however, tend to play overseas for a couple of

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