1. Ed Davis Opting out of Contract, but Hoping for Return to Lakers

    Forward/center Ed Davis will opt out of the second year of his deal with the Lakers before July, foregoing $1.1 million for a shot at a bigger contract.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 450 reads 1 comments

  2. Should the Lakers Trade Nick Young?

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 537 reads 1 comments

  3. Alvin Gentry Savoring Every Second of Warriors' Diabolical Dominance

    Most coaches go their entire careers without coming across a team like the Warriors , who finished this season as one of just 10 teams in NBA history to win 67 games. Alvin Gentry knows that truth better than anyone...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 158 reads 0 comments

  4. Q&A: Corey Brewer on Trade from Timberwolves, His 51-Point Game...

    Corey Brewer has been a key rotation player for the Rockets this season, after coming to Houston via trade from Minnesota in mid-December...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 156 reads 0 comments

  5. Chandler Parsons Ready for 'Magnifying Glass' Against Rockets

    The chase for the Western Conference's No. 2 seed was one of the fiercest and most complicated in recent memory. Rarely are so many quality teams packed this tightly: the Rockets , Clippers , Grizzlies and Spurs all finished with 55 or 56 wins...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  6. Draymond Green Proves Why He's the DPOY, Warriors Up 2-0

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 286 reads 0 comments

  7. Video: Seth Rollins' New Finisher

    There are reports going around that WWE has banned the use of the Curb Stomp and Seth Rollins will no longer be using it as his finisher.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 13,520 reads 15 comments

  8. Rick Rubin on Wrestling and How Roddy Piper Turned the Beastie Boys Bad

    In the studio, Rick Rubin usually exudes a Zen-like calm; in recent years, you might have seen him adopting a modified Lotus position during the Yeezus sessions, or going full supine (sans shoes) while Jay Z was making Magna Carta...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 31 reads 0 comments

  9. Anderson Silva's First Reaction to Failed Test; Admits Anti-Inflammatory Use

    On the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, we are able to witness the former UFC champion's first reaction to his failed drug test.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 6 reads 0 comments

  10. How the Top 5 NBA Prospects Fit with the Lakers

    Finally the Lakers ' 2014-15 season is over and we can start looking towards the future with hope. Since the NBA Draft is before Free Agency, assuming the Lakers keep their Top 5 Protected ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 1,017 reads 1 comments

  11. Clippers Turn Lakers' Locker Room into "Owner's Lounge"

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  12. The Silver Linings of Byron Scott

    SS&R's two biggest critics of B. Scott come together to discuss potential positives of the much maligned coach.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  13. Five Things for Lakers Fans to Look Forward to in the 2015 off-Season

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  14. Hawks' Budenholzer Named NBA Coach of the Year

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  15. Dear James Harden Fans, Steph Curry's the Real MVP

    I get it. A Warriors writer trumpeting Steph Curry for MVP is like being underwhelmed by a 3-D movie or bored by “breaking news” -it's predictable. But, this one's special for Warriors fans...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 467 reads 0 comments

  16. Warriors Owner Lacob 'Nervous as Hell' Entering Playoffs

    When Joe Lacob and Peter Guber bought the Warriors in November 2010, Lacob wasted no time making big promises.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 155 reads 0 comments

  17. Steve Austin's problem with John Cena using the Springboard Stunner

    At WrestleMania 31, John Cena broke out a Springboard Stunner against Rusev. He's been using the move ever since, in matches with the likes of Stardust and Bad News Barrett...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 23,322 reads 12 comments

  18. Daniel Bryan Is "Hurting", WWE Protecting Him on Their European Tour

    According to Dave Meltzer, Daniel Bryan is "not doing well" and is "hurting", which explains why he wasn't booked to wrestle on television on Monday Night Raw this week and he's been working in six-man tag team matches on WWE's European tour so far...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 4,471 reads 1 comments

  19. Q&A: Courtney Lee on the Grizzlies, the Playoffs and His Hand Injury

    The Memphis Grizzlies aren't quite peaking at the right time. Unlike last year, when they won their final five games of the regular season and had the league's third-best record from ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 61 reads 0 comments

  20. What It Means to Be a Fan of the Warriors

    Throughout this historic, franchise-redefining, season, the only thing Warriors fans haven't yet seen, it seems, is the exact thing Warriors fans have gotten used to seeing for decades...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 162 reads 0 comments

  21. Report: Phil Davis Close to Signing with Bellator

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 392 reads 1 comments

  22. Why Stephen Curry Is the Choice for MVP over James Harden

    In this post I'm going to outline why, if I had an MVP vote (which I don't, and almost certainly never will), I wouldn't need to flip a coin or wrack my brain to consider Stephen Curry the easy choice over James Harden ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 228 reads 0 comments

  23. Donald Sterling's Mistress, V. Stiviano, Now Owes Shelly Sterling $2.6Million

    A Tuesday court ruling has left Donald Sterling's mistress, V. Stiviano, much lighter in the pocket. According to the Associated Press, Judge Richard Fruin ruled in favor of Shelly Sterling after her ex-husband (and former L...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 655 reads 0 comments

  24. Lakers Sign Vander Blue

    The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Vander Blue for the remainder of the season, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  25. Which Way Is Future Pointing for Lakers?

    On the surface, a rookie and veteran faced off, but zoom out, and you had two players auditioning to be the Los Angeles Lakers ' point guard of the future.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 565 reads 0 comments