1. Weekly Ramblings: Indiana Pacers/Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers & More

    Leave it to the two teams from Los Angeles to drag their series out to seven games. Of course, most expected it from the Clippers...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 2 years ago 127 reads 0 comments

  2. Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Game 7 Preview

    “ Close-out games are actually kind of easy. ” Really, Andrew? Is that why the Lakers have lost the last two? You're just trying to bring in more ticket revenue for the club, are you? Please grow up...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 2 years ago 3,003 reads 1 comments

  3. Weekly Ramblings: Memphis Grizzlies, Steve Blake and the Car'Mare Project

    This edition of Weekly Ramblings is late to the presses because of this weekend's UCLA Spring Game. Unfortunately, I didn't get to see any of the game due to the fact that I was working at the Rose Bowl during the event, but I did hear some good things...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 2 years ago 240 reads 0 comments

  4. L.A. Lakers Hire Mike Brown to Replace Phil Jackson

    Initially, I had the same reaction as many of my friends: I was appalled at the hire of Mike Brown. I didn't think the option of Brown replacing the legendary Phil Jackson was actually possible...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 311 reads 0 comments

  5. 2011 MLB Season: What Is Wrong with the Los Angeles Dodgers?

    Tonight, the Dodgers blew yet another game in the closing innings! It's almost like they try harder to lose than win in the last three innings of a ball game...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 890 reads 2 comments

  6. After Losing out on Three-Peat, Where Do the Los Angeles Lakers Go from Here?

    The first thing that needs to be addressed this off-season is the Lakers need for a head coach. The front office needs to decide if they're going to stick with the triangle offense, or whether they're going to go in a new direction...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 642 reads 11 comments

  7. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: With Draft Order Set, Who Will Go Where?

    With the draft order in place, who do you think will take whom? I published my pre-lottery mock draft yesterday evening, and overall, I have a decent amount of changes in this version...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 139 reads 0 comments

  8. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: Projecting the NBA Draft Order and First Round Picks

    This year's NBA draft has been named one of the weakest in recent memory, but the top few picks still have the potential to make a difference in this league...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 576 reads 0 comments

  9. L.A. Lakers: Amidst Swirling Coach Replacement Rumors, Rick Adelman Arises

    Right now, many names are popping up around the rumor mill as possible replacements for the legendary Phil Jackson. I've heard Jeff Van Gundy, Mike Dunleavy, Jerry Sloan, Larry Brown and, of course, in-house candidate Brian Shaw, all thrown around...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 1,840 reads 7 comments

  10. Andrew Bynum's Future with the Los Angeles Lakers

    My knee-jerk reaction to Andrew Bynum 's foul on J.J. Barea was that it was an egregious act that in no way represented the Lakers , their organization nor the fans that support them...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 2,383 reads 17 comments

  11. NBA Playoffs 2011: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks Series Recap

    Its hard to be a part of Lakers Nation and not be a bit disappointed with the way they played this postseason, though it would be naive to say you didn't see it coming...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 1,772 reads 0 comments

  12. LA Galaxy vs. New York Redbulls: Impressions From My First Live Soccer Game

    Though these two teams may not put the most talent in the world on the pitch, I figured that going to a live soccer game would be well worth it for the atmosphere if nothing else...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 275 reads 2 comments

  13. L.A. Lakers Playoff Goals: An Animated Gasol, Active Bynum and Humble Bryant

    Well, it all comes down to this. Kobe is telling everyone that history is going to be made this year, and that these Lakers are going to be the ones to do it...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 1,830 reads 5 comments

  14. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks - Game 3 Preview

    It took me a little bit of time to fully process the disappointment I felt after the Lakers Game 2 loss to the Dallas Mavericks ...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 1,569 reads 1 comments

  15. NBA Playoffs 2011: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks, Game 2 Preview

    I was wrong with all four of my Game 1 predictions in the second round, everyone lost. I was most surprised with the Lakers losing though, and as that may not come as a surprise to some, I am trying to be as unbiased as possible...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 1,990 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Playoffs 2011: L.A. Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks Series Preview

    What an exciting first round of these NBA playoffs. We saw a couple of upsets and definitely some outcomes we weren't expecting, but for the most part, the teams we thought would advance did...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 877 reads 3 comments

  17. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Second Round Breakdown

    Please keep in mind that even though this is getting up late, and after two games have been played, these opinions are genuine and not altered by today's events...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 367 reads 2 comments

  18. NBA Playoffs 2011: Los Angeles Lakers Game 5 Preview

    I apologize in advance for my lack of depth in this post, but it's midterm season and I'm getting ready to take them head on. I just wanted to make sure I got my main thoughts on Game 5 down on paper, because in my mind this is a crucial game...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 801 reads 2 comments

  19. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Lakers Game 1 Review and a Look Ahead to Game 2

    I thought this was where the Lakers were finally going to silence the doubters and prove that they meant business, that winning this third title was as important to them as the first and second...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 327 reads 1 comments

  20. 2011 NBA Playoff Predictions: My Full Bracket Predictions

    With this post I thought I'd have a little fun—why not make some bracket predictions? I can't do any worse than I did with March Madness, in fact, I'd put money on the fact that, percentage-wise, I'll do better...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 3,479 reads 12 comments

  21. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Los Angeles Lakers First Round Preview

    What a season. The Lakers finished the season with 57 wins, the second best record in the West, and fourth best overall...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 320 reads 0 comments

  22. 2011 NBA Playoffs: First Round Breakdown

    Eastern Conference No. 1 Chicago Bulls vs. No. 8 Indiana Pacers The Bulls handled the season series 3-1. In the three games they won, they did it by an average of 17...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about 3 years ago 103 reads 0 comments

  23. California Golden Bears @ UCLA Bruins Analysis

    Last night, the California Golden Bears (9-8, 2-3) came to town to play the UCLA Bruins (11-6, 3-2). Before the game, there was some speculation as to whether or not sophomore forward Tyler Honeycutt was going to suit up...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about over 3 years ago 260 reads 0 comments

  24. Orlando Magic: My Thoughts on the Recent Wheelings and Dealings

    I know I'm a couple days late to share my opinion of the recent "blockbuster" deals the Orlando Magic made, but I had more important things to tend to...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about over 3 years ago 411 reads 4 comments

  25. National League West Sneak Peak No. 2: Can LA Dodgers' Glory Days Return?

    My buddy Vinnie over at Talking Giants Baseball contacted me and told me he would like me to do a guest blog entry about the Dodgers . He wants me to throw a preview at him. Well...

    Robert C Binyon Written by Robert C Binyon about over 3 years ago 652 reads 5 comments