Back in 2001, Stephon Marbury and the Nets hosted the Lakers in a shootout in New Jersey. Marbury was becoming more comfortable as one of the league’s best guards and that night he ripped 50 points against the champions. Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday: Stephon Marbury Scores 50
Former NBA journeyman and 2-time NBA champion, Tyronn Lue is headed to All Star weekend to coach the 2015-16 Eastern All Stars. This happens by default after the Cleveland Cavaliers abruptly fired former head coach David Blatt. The Cavaliers only made it one full season with Blatt, before canning him a few days after the team’s 132-98 loss to the Warriors. Now with Blatt gone … Continue reading Why the Hell is Tyronn Lue Coaching the Eastern All Stars?
Isn’t it odd how you can retain such vivid details of memories that happened years ago, while on the other hand it’s tough to remember what you had for dinner two days ago? It’s the fact that those points in your life were so relevant and unique that makes them unforgettable even after all the time has passed. I can remember it clear as day. Or in … Continue reading A Sixers fan’s reaction to Kobe Bryant’s retirement
Former teammates, Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard went at each other during the season opener tonight. Howard finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds tonight, along with an easy 18-point win over the Lakers. Bryant shot 6-for-17 from the field for his 19 points, as the Lakers struggled for most of the game. Continue reading Kobe and Dwight Howard Talk Smack
As if things couldn’t get worse for the Los Angeles Lakers, tonight they lose their seventh-overall pick to a dreadful leg injury during the fourth quarter of their debut against Houston. Randle had to be carted off the court after indicating serious pain after the fall. The 19-year-old rookie from the University of Kentucky has plenty of potential and was ready to find a place … Continue reading Lakers’ Rookie, Julius Randle breaks leg in NBA debut.
NBA’s preseason exhibitions haven’t been this feisty in years. With new starting lineups and megastars looking to prove they’re back healthy from their injuries, the league is already sizzling with highlights. Derrick Rose and Kyrie Irving went toe-to-toe on Monday night, putting together a show in Columbus, Ohio. While Kobe Bryant morphed back into the killer he’s always been in the fourth quarter against the … Continue reading Is this Preseason?
Rumors and sources dominate what you may consider sports journalism today. Regardless of whether these published articles are true or not, we’ll never know what’s going on through an athlete’s mind until it comes right out of the horse’s mouth. A recent SBNation.com piece claims the Lakers are the true headrunners for Carmelo Anthony, citing a credible journalist in Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. The article states that Melo … Continue reading Rumors and Lies: Carmelo Anthony to the Lakers
While the big names haven’t made their decisions just yet, many key NBA free agents have already agreed to deals—verbally—through three days of negotiations. Here are some of the top signings and rumors thus far in free agency. LeBron James – The King’s free agency tour is much different than his 2010 spectacle. While he hasn’t visited any teams so far, news recently broke that James’agent has … Continue reading Free Agency Frenzy: Plenty of Deals Already
The Lakers will have Kobe Bryant returning to the lineup this upcoming Sunday against the Toronto Raptors. The 35-year-old Bryant is coming back from tearing his left Achilles tendon eight months ago. Los Angeles currently has a record of 9-9 to start off the season. The team also had their two-time MVP, Steve Nash suffer an injury six games into the season, leaving players such … Continue reading Kobe Bryant Set to Return Sunday
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash left during the second quarter of Sunday night’s 113-90 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves due to back pains. Nash has missed two out of the Lakers’ eight games already, and will have a visit with Dr. Robert Watkins on Monday in regards to the injury. Continue reading Lakers’ Nash to see doctor about back