Lakers

Analyzing each Los Angeles Lakers free agents not named LeBron James.

The Los Angeles Lakers wasted no time in building their roster for the 2018-2019 season after inking LeBron James to a four-year deal.  In the first 48 hours of free agency, Rob Pelinka and Magic Johnson made splashes by signing a plethora of players to help them compete for the Larry O’Brien trophy. While the James

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Paul George

The Curious Case of Paul George

When the 2016-2017 trade deadline approached, late rumors of Paul George being shopped by the Indiana Pacers made the NBA world sit up in their seats. As you may have been able to tell by now, those rumors were just what they were labeled as: rumors. However, with the NBA Draft right around the corner teams may

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The sacrifices and rewards when it comes to “Ring Chasing”

It wasn’t long ago that David West was a two-time All-Star and a cornerstone for the then New Orleans Hornets alongside Chris Paul. He moved on to a stable starting role with the Indiana Pacers but never had that playoff run he had hoped for. That all changed on June 12th as he helped out

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Making the Leap: Larry Nance Jr., Season 2 Vol.6

Welcome back to another part of the “Making the Leap” series. Next I will be talking about a member of the young Lakers core in Larry Nance Jr., the son of former high-flying swingman Larry Nance Sr. On the night of the 2015 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers used their 27th pick on the

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A Look Into The Offseason: Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers were far from contenders in Kobe Bryant’s last NBA season. They finished the season with the leagues second worst record at 17-65. All of the spotlight was on the NBA saying goodbye to Bryant one last time. Bryant ended his career scoring 60 points against the Utah Jazz. His storybook career had a

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Is DeMar DeRozan a good fit with Los Angeles?

Toronto Raptors swingman DeMar DeRozan has really stepped up his game the past few seasons. During the regular season, he averaged a career high of 23.5 points per game and recently dropped 34 in a Game 5 win the other day against the the Miami Heat. His recent improvements could not have come at a

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Dwight Howard

“What If” Wednesday: the Dwight Howard Lakers trade

Hello and welcome to another edition of “What If” Wednesday. A while back, I discussed two superstar trades in Deron Williams and Carmelo Anthony and how they panned out for each team and talked about the “what ifs.” I decided to do another what if scenario involving another superstar player in Dwight Howard. Dwight Howard was one

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Kobe Bryant’s final introduction

Kobe Bryant’s final game in Los Angeles came with an emotional final introduction. Mamba’s final introduction. #ThankYouKobehttps://t.co/AL0BAl7Pzo — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) April 14, 2016 Bryant kept composed.  A legendary player got a legendary goodbye. It’s Mamba Monday. Today we celebrate Kobe Bryant. Bryant played all 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers. He finishes his NBA career 3rd

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