Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Los Angeles showing post All-Star break promise

Welcome to Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave, a subjective Lakers-related column where our resident Laker fans answer a series of questions regarding the Purple & Gold. The Lakers are playing their best basketball of the season and Lonzo Ball seems to have a renewed confidence. For this edition, the gang gathers to discuss what they’ve seen from

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Zotime and Kobe’s jersey retirement

  The Lakers start training camp in roughly two weeks, what is the one thing you look forward to seeing the most as the season draws near? Allen: Two things I’m looking are obviously Lonzo Ball but also the evolution of Brandon Ingram. Ball looked great in Summer League but with all of the pressure

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Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant issues challenges to several NBA stars for the 2017-18 season

There’s always the question of how retired athletes will or won’t stay connected to the game. In Kobe Bryant’s case, projects like basketball poems and animated short films have sufficed. In terms of staying close to the NBA, Kobe keeps a distant but watchful eye with a steady pulse of what’s happening in the league. Kobe

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Sunday Fadeaway

Sunday Fadeaway Ep. 2: Kobe vs. LeBron, NBA Schedule Releases, and more

Welcome back to another episode of the Sunday Fadeaway podcast with host Ryan Calpin who’s joined again by Brandon Carfagna and Ryan Dieter. This week’s topics include some more feedback on the Kyrie Irving trade request, reactions to the release of the opening week and 2017 NBA Christmas schedule, Kobe vs. LeBron, and a new

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Newsflash: The Kobe vs. LeBron Debate is a Toss-Up

Kobe vs. LeBron. Ever since the two were both in their prime, it was always a topic of debate between fans and even players. Who was the best in the league? There wasn’t anyone considered when it came to that question besides these two guys. For nearly a decade the most famous rivalry in basketball

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Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant

Where do Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant rank in the best duos?

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, and the Golden State Warriors have come out victorious over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 making them the 2017 NBA Champions. The play of these two have been remarkable during this playoffs and even more so in this series. So much so that during Game 3 of the NBA Finals,

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James Harden

Fisch’s Friday Rant: James Harden, Advice, and Pettiness

Fisch’s Friday Rant is back for another week of constructive criticism! Well, maybe not too constructive, because rants aren’t that constructive, right? Anyway, it’s time to talk about this weird, hot takes about James Harden and Kobe Bryant. They’ve gotten out of hand and everyone who has taken part on Twitter needs to stop immediately!

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UNC Basketball

Flashback Friday: Some of the best redemption moments in basketball

The North Carolina Tar Heels capped off a long season with another championship on their belt. Roy Williams got a step closer to greatness while his players got a taste of what being a champion felt like. But this championship came with a chip added on to their shoulders. The Tar Heels labeled this season

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Shaquille O'Neal Statue

Shaquille O’Neal’s top moments with the Los Angeles Lakers

When you see the name Shaquille O’Neal so many things come to mind. There are so many words to describe him and his game which include dominant, champion and Hall-of-Famer. He stuffed the stat sheet, held down the paint and led his team to multiple championships. Although we’ve seen Shaq in multiple jerseys, he will

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Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant

What should Kobe Bryant’s statue look like?

The great Shaquille O’Neal is getting honored by the Los Angeles Lakers tomorrow night with his own statue outside of the Staples Center. It’s a golden figure of himself doing what he does best, terrorizing the rim with an emphatic dunk. With Shaq receiving such a great honor it made me wonder, what will Kobe

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