1. Pros and Cons of Metta World Peace Opting out of LA Lakers Contract

    Metta World Peace has been a member of the Los Angeles Lakers for the entirety of his career. While Ron Artest was a terror across the league as a part of the Indiana Pacers, the ...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 10,127 reads 18 comments

  2. Does Tracy McGrady's End-of-Career Ring-Chasing Change His Legacy at All?

    Tracy McGrady has been many things during his career. However, his name has never been synonymous with winning the way players like Kobe Bryant 's names are...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 5,868 reads 17 comments

  3. Buying or Selling LA Lakers Rumors Ahead of the NBA Draft

    As the NBA draft nears, it is clear that the Los Angeles Lakers don't have a lot of options. With their contracts for next season eclipsing the salary cap even without re-signing ...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 22,113 reads 19 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard's Relationship Vital to D12 Staying with LA Lakers

    Despite the issues Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant have had this past season, developing their relationship is key in terms of convincing Superman to come back to Los Angeles...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 12,940 reads 38 comments

  5. What Is Kobe Bryant's Proper Role on the LA Lakers Next Year?

    With Kobe Bryant pushing for an opening night return, there is no doubt that if he is successful, the Black Mamba will have some leeway in terms of adjusting his role and responsibilities on the court until he is back to 100 percent...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 9,018 reads 51 comments

  6. LA Lakers Areas That Must Be Upgraded Before Next Season

    With Kobe Bryant trying to work his way back in time for opening night of the 2013-14 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers ' short-term future may not be as perilous as initially thought...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 7,246 reads 49 comments

  7. Final Grades for Every LA Lakers Starter in 2012-13

    With the regular season concluded and the postseason revealing the cream of the crop in the NBA , there is no better time to look back and reflect on the performances of each of the Los Angeles Lakers ' starters...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 9,824 reads 16 comments

  8. Current LA Lakers Who Must Take a Bigger Role in 2013-2014

    The 2012-13 season was full of underachievement for the Los Angeles Lakers. For L.A. to even hope to return as a competitor in the Western Conference, several members of their current ...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 6,655 reads 28 comments

  9. The Los Angeles Lakers' Step-by-Step Guide to the Offseason

    With Dwight Howard professing his interest in the Houston Rockets as a possible destination and the fact that the Dallas Mavericks are going to give him a strong pitch , it ...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 11,550 reads 82 comments

  10. Comparing Mock Drafts for LA Lakers from Around the Web

    After charging their way into the playoffs at the very end of the season, the Lakers can only expect to utilize their No. 48 pick and the Memphis Grizzlies ' No...

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  11. What LA Lakers Need from Kobe Bryant Next Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers are entering next season with probably the most uncertainty they have faced in close to a decade...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 13,245 reads 19 comments

  12. Creating the Perfect Offseason Plan for LA Lakers

    As the offseason approaches, the Los Angeles Lakers have two possible outcomes. The two paths the Lakers can take revolve around re-signing Dwight Howard or letting him go. In either case, the Los Angeles Lakers start off with over $78...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 28,022 reads 137 comments

  13. Fatal Flaws That Sunk LA Lakers' Season

    As the Los Angeles Lakers have proven, just putting together a conglomerate of superstars may still yield enough flaws to ultimately tank a season rather than bringing instant contender status...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 4,935 reads 33 comments

  14. Fact vs. Fiction from LA Lakers' NBA Playoffs Performance

    While the Los Angeles Lakers entered the playoffs with a very inspirational story and an underdog status that wasn't expected from them, there is no doubt that the glitz and glamour ...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 262 reads 8 comments

  15. What We Learned About LA Lakers in First-Round Playoff Series

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' defeat at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs was not unexpected. In fact, even at full health, the Lakers would have had a hard time defeating a Spurs team that could exploit so many of the Lakers' weaknesses...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 167 reads 26 comments

  16. Charting the Way L.A. Lakers Changed in Front of Their Fans' Eyes This Season

    No team in the NBA this season has had as bad of an identity crisis as the Los Angeles Lakers had this season. It all started with the acquisitions of Steve Nash and Dwight Howard ...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 4,022 reads 26 comments

  17. L.A. Lakers' Free-Agency Wish List

    With the Los Angeles Lakers on the ropes against the San Antonio Spurs , it would be prudent to look ahead to an offseason of change...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 5,390 reads 26 comments

  18. Advantages LA Lakers Have over the San Antonio Spurs

    After the beating the Los Angeles Lakers received from the San Antonio Spurs , it is hard to point out a definitive strength the Lakers hold over the Spurs...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 4,055 reads 8 comments

  19. What the Experts Are Saying About LA Lakers' Postseason Chances

    As the Los Angeles Lakers enter the postseason without their leader, Kobe Bryant , their transition throughout the season from potential contenders to underdogs is complete...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 7,332 reads 8 comments

  20. Biggest Issues LA Lakers Must Address This Offseason

    Despite the success the Los Angeles Lakers ' had pushing their way back into the playoff picture, there is no doubt that there are a myriad of issues the Lakers have to worry about during the offseason...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 129 reads 50 comments

  21. Predicting How LA Lakers' Playoff Scenarios Will Impact 2013 Offseason

    As the Los Angeles Lakers near the end of their season, they have the ability to control their own fate. Based on how this season turns out, there are a myriad of different routes the Lakers' front office can take going forward...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 1 year ago 7,824 reads 10 comments

  22. Why Pau Gasol Will Be the Key to L.A. Lakers' Postseason Success

    With Kobe Bryant probably down for the count and the Los Angeles Lakers ' playoff chances in serious jeopardy, the burden falls on Pau Gasol to lead the Lakers to postseason success (via ESPN)...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about over 1 year ago 4,804 reads 8 comments

  23. L.A. Lakers' Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses

    With the euphoria of Shaquille O'Neal's jersey retirement wearing off, it's obvious that a determined, yet flawed Los Angeles Lakers squad continues to fight for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about over 1 year ago 6,932 reads 15 comments

  24. Contracts the L.A. Lakers Are Most Excited to Have off Their Books

    As this season draws to a close, the Los Angeles Lakers' roster is mainly composed of players who have contracts that will ensure they remain a Laker next season...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about over 1 year ago 9,214 reads 15 comments

  25. Should L.A. Lakers Keep This Core Together Next Year?

    As the season nears its conclusion, it is clear that the Los Angeles Lakers ' title aspirations are slim to none. However, the core they brought together that was expected to contend for a title has shown some life as of late...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about over 1 year ago 9,858 reads 98 comments