1. Kobe vs. Jordan: Can Jordan's Fans Finally Accept the Truth About Kobe?

    It was recently revealed that former Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan acknowledged that Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was the only NBA player he felt to attain his ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 9,274 reads 55 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James: Will LeBron Have a Better Legacy Than Kobe at 33?

    The games of Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and Miami Heat forward LeBron James have about as much in common as a tea party member and the Occupy movement, but that doesn't stop the flood of comparisons...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 3,900 reads 32 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant: Can Los Angeles Lakers Win a Title If Kobe Wins MVP Award?

    When ESPN and the TrueHoop network released their rankings of the NBA 's top 500 players, I was disappointed, and a little bitter to see Kobe Bryant ranked at seventh, but I could understand their logic...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 4,905 reads 47 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant: Are Rose and Paul the Only NBA Players That Have Kobe's Edge?

    Kobe Bryant has earned the right to be opinionated on his views concerning all things NBA , and he exercised that right by announcing that Chris Paul and Derrick Rose are the ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 9,850 reads 55 comments

  5. Los Angeles Lakers: Is Andrew Bynum a Casualty of Kobe's Offensive Outburst?

    Last night, the Los Angeles Lakers' five-game winning streak came to an end at the hands of Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers , but Lakers guard Kobe Bryant did manage to keep his individual scoring streak alive...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 8,683 reads 71 comments

  6. Miami Heat: Dwyane Wade Is the Heat's Best Closer Because of LeBron James

    Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh recently made a ripple in the news when he was asked during an interview , who would be his choice to take the final shot for the Heat in an end game situation...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 849 reads 12 comments

  7. Kobe Bryant: Has Kobe's Game Finally Silenced the Haters?

    I wonder if the folks at ESPN still think Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is the seventh-best player in the NBA , because nobody else does...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 6,730 reads 79 comments

  8. Deron Williams vs. Dwight Howard: Does a Lakers Deal for Howard Miss the Point?

    I'm not sure if Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum has played himself out of trade talks involving Orlando Magic superstar Dwight Howard , but his recent performances do ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 8,055 reads 19 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant: Kobe Is Not the NBA's Top Player, but He Is the Most Talented

    By the hip-hop industry's standards, 42-year-old rapper Jay-Z (or Sean Carter) would be considered ancient when compared to the young stars who currently dominate the art form's landscape...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 2,520 reads 14 comments

  10. Lakers Rumors: Should Derek Fisher's Minutes Go to Darius Morris?

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie Darius Morris has yet to log an NBA minute this regular season, but after being forced to watch Derek Fisher continue to wilt before my eyes, I can't understand why...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 7,558 reads 31 comments

  11. Dwight Howard to Los Angeles Lakers: Andrew Bynum Is the Best Player Available

    I have heard rumors linking Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard to every team in the NBA except the Charlotte Bobcats , but according to the Magic, Howard's agent only has permission to discuss possible deals with three teams...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 2,820 reads 9 comments

  12. Could Kirk Hinrich Solve the Los Angeles Lakers' Point Guard Issues?

    Most statistics would suggest that the Los Angeles Lakers are actually a better defensive team through the first nine games of the 2011-12 season than they were at any point during Phil Jackson's final season...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 15,933 reads 41 comments

  13. LA Lakers: Sorry, Fans, but These Lakers Are Not NBA Title Contenders

    When it comes to NBA title contenders, I would take the duo of Andrew Bynum over the frontcourts of Miami , Chicago, Miami or Portland . But I would also take the backcourts of all those teams over the Lakers as well...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 908 reads 5 comments

  14. Howard vs. Bynum: Injuries and Super Factor Are All That Separates Star Centers

    I have always been a fan and supporter of Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum and will remain so as long as Bynum is with the team. But if the opportunity to acquire Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard presents itself I would still pounce...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 9,549 reads 21 comments

  15. Kobe Bryant Can Take Any Shot He Wants, Does That Mean He Should?

    The Los Angeles Lakers face an uphill battle if they hope to return to the NBA Finals under new head coach Mike Brown, but at least Brown seems like he has a pretty good idea of how to get them there...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 4,005 reads 19 comments

  16. L.A. Lakers: Can Dwight Howard Solve the Team's Point Guard Dilemma?

    If I were a betting man, I would say it looks like the Los Angeles Lakers are stacking all their chips in a potential bid to acquire Dwight Howard as their centerpiece for the future...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 12,744 reads 40 comments

  17. Andrew Bynum Can Be the Lakers Next Star, If Kobe Bryant Lets Him

    There are several variables that can be factored into the Los Angeles Lakers New Year's Day loss to the Denver Nuggets , but the most telling may be found in these numbers, 6-28 for 16 points, and 7-12 for 18 points...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 11,770 reads 67 comments

  18. Lakers Rumors: Can Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum Play in the Same Frontcourt?

    Most of the trade rumors associated with the Los Angeles Lakers involve a proposed deal for Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard , where the Lakers would presumably part with Andrew Bynum or Pau Gasol...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 17,182 reads 50 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant: Kobe May No Longer Be a Top-5 Player, but He Sure Looks Like One

    I knew this day was coming. Most NBA fans not aligned with the Los Angeles Lakers have been waiting for the various predictions of doom and gloom associated with the team to manifest, and it appears that time has finally arrived...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 5,789 reads 57 comments

  20. Pau Gasol: Is Pau's Success with the Lakers a By-Product of Lamar Odom's Skill?

    Most people have credited Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant with the evolution of forward Pau Gasol from a very good NBA player to a legitimate league star, but after watching ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 1,019 reads 2 comments

  21. Andrew Bynum: Can Bynum Play His Way out of Howard Trade Talks?

    Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum has been viewed by some fans as a player with the potential to become an above-average NBA center, if he can manage to avoid injury, but ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 4,193 reads 8 comments

  22. Lakers Rumors: Buss Says No to Gasol-Bynum for Howard—Should We Believe Him?

    During a recent interview with the LA Times , Los Angeles Lakers president Jim Buss said it would be ridiculous to think the Lakers would be willing to part with center Andrew ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 3,182 reads 14 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant: The LA Lakers Will Still Live and Die by Kobe

    According to ESPN, Kobe Bryant feels there were a number of positives to take away from the Los Angeles Lakers ' 88-87 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Christmas Day...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 2,307 reads 1 comments

  24. Darius Morris vs. Derrick Rose: Welcome to the NBA, Rookie

    If you were to compare the respective rosters of the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls in anticipation of their Christmas Day regular-season opener, the Bulls would seem to have a clear advantage...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 3,720 reads 6 comments

  25. Lakers vs. Bulls: Kobe Will Play but Is Chicago Still a Better Team Right Now?

    ESPN recently reported that Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will suit up for the team's regular season opener against the Chicago Bulls on Christmas Day, and while Bryant's ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about almost 3 years ago 5,072 reads 38 comments