1. Kobe Bryant: Bryant's Wrist Injury Is Bad Now, but Could It Be Worse Later?

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant tore a ligament in his wrist against the Los Angeles Clippers in in the third quarter Monday night, and while Bryant will certainly miss ...

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  2. Chris Paul: Dwight Howard to Lakers Will Curb the Clippers' Enthusiasm

    Today seems like a very good day to be a fan of the Los Angeles Clippers . LA's other team recently announced that they have completed a deal to acquire New Orleans Hornets point ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 11,746 reads 55 comments

  3. LA Lakers: Losing Lamar Odom Was a Mistake, Even with Dwight Howard

    During a recent interview with ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher said the Lakers are a worse team without the recently traded Lamar Odom , while Kobe Bryant plainly said he didn't like the deal...

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  4. Lakers Rumors: 3 Reasons Lakers Are the Best Choice for Dwight Howard and Magic

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' unsuccessful bid to acquire New Orleans Hornets point guard Chris Paul may be seen as a failure to some, but only to those who fail to grasp the importance of the big picture...

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  5. Dwight Howard: Does Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol Trump Any Other Team's Offer?

    After David Stern's latest dismissal of the Los Angeles Clippers ' offer for New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul , there are rumors swirling that the other team in Los Angeles may be back in the hunt for Paul's services...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 6,929 reads 33 comments

  6. Chris Paul to LA: Why Did David Stern Kill a Bad Deal for the Lakers?

    NBA commissioner David Stern and a small fraction of the league's owners have proven that intelligence really should never be taken for granted...

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  7. Chris Paul Deal Dead? Lakers Hate Extends Beyond the Stands and the Court

    NBA commissioner David Stern is reportedly trying to kill the proposed deal that would send New Orleans Hornets point guard Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers , even though ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,866 reads 36 comments

  8. Chris Paul to LA Lakers and Dwight Howard Trade Rumors

    ESPN's Chris Broussard recently announced that the Los Angeles Lakers will acquire New Orleans Hornets point guard Chris Paul as part of a three-team deal also involving the Houston Rockets ...

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  9. Andrew Bynum: Why Dwight Howard Could Define His Legacy as a Laker

    Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum is the only member of the roster since 2008 who has yet to lose in an NBA Finals series, but if you listen to the rumors circulating around ...

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  10. Lakers Rumors: Chris Paul Should Only Be a Target If Dwight Howard Is First

    Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports recently reported that the Los Angeles Angeles Lakers have had some contact with the New Orleans Hornets regarding point guard Chris Paul , but no formal offers have been made...

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  11. Dwight Howard to Lakers: Kobe Bryant Is Key to Bringing Howard to Hollywood

    ESPN recently reported the New Jersey Nets may be willing to to part with young center Brook Lopez as part of a package to acquire Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard , and ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 10,053 reads 38 comments

  12. Kobe vs. Shaq: Does Shaq Really Believe Kobe Is the Greatest Laker of All Time?

    According to KTLA (h/t Los Angeles Times ), during a recent interview to promote his book, former Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal did an about-face and called career ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,521 reads 16 comments

  13. Baron Davis to the LA Lakers: Why Signing Davis Is a Waste of Time

    There has been some speculation that the Cleveland Cavaliers might use their amnesty clause exception in the NBA 's new collective bargaining agreement to free themselves from the burden of point guard Baron Davis ' $21 million contract...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,460 reads 5 comments

  14. The Top 5 NBA Title Contenders in a 66-Game Season

    Finally. The NBA recently announced that the players and owners have agreed on a tentative deal that would usher in the start of a 66-game regular season on Christmas Day...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 17,566 reads 100 comments

  15. NBA Lockout: Could Santa Please Leave Lakers-Bulls Under Our Christmas Tree?

    The NBA 's players and owners have finally reached a tentative agreement to start the regular season on Christmas Day, and for legions of disgruntled fans, I couldn't think of a better gift on that day...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,802 reads 9 comments

  16. Andrew Goudelock: Can He Replace Shannon Brown in the LA Lakers Lineup?

    Whenever the players and owners come to their senses and the NBA lockout ends, the Los Angeles Lakers will be forced to confront their issues with free agent guard Shannon Brown...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 2,394 reads 3 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant: 3 Kobe Criticisms Lakers Fans Can't Deny

    I consider myself to be one of Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant's biggest fans and supporters, but that doesn't mean I can't acknowledge his faults...

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  18. Darius Morris: Does the L.A. Lakers Rookie Have Gary Payton-Like Qualities?

    There are some Los Angeles Lakers fans who feel the team solved its future point guard issues by drafting Michigan guard Darius Morris in the second round of the 2011 NBA draft, ...

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  19. Dwight Howard vs Andrew Bynum: Is There Really Any Comparison?

    Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard averaged 22.9 points, 14.2 rebounds, 2.4 blocks and shot 60 percent from the field during the 2010-11 season, on the way to earning another Defensive Player of the Year award...

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  20. Why Kirk Hinrich May Be the Best Free Agent the LA Lakers' Money Can Buy

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' $91 million payroll was the NBA 's highest last season, but due to the new developments in the league's labor saga, the Lakers' days of freely spending big money to acquire elite talent may be coming to an end...

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  21. Shaquille O'Neal: Why L.A. Lakers Fans Will Always Love to Hate Him

    Love and hate may be the strongest human emotions, but in my opinion they are also the most ironic. In order to truly hate someone or something, you have to love them first. Just think about it it...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,885 reads 39 comments

  22. NBA Lockout: Can Kobe Bryant and LeBron James Lead a Player-Owned League?

    NBA commissioner David Stern recently announced that the league would cancel all games through Dec. 15th, but if you have been paying attention to the on-going labor saga, then the prospects of even more lost games seems very likely...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 9,173 reads 20 comments

  23. Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Juan Marquez Only Proved What We Already Knew

    I never bought into the theory and the hype that Floyd Mayweather Jr. was avoiding Manny Pacquiao for fear that the Pac-Man would expose "Money" as a paper champion...

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  24. Why Andrew Bynum May Be the Most Important Big Man in the NBA

    If and when the current NBA lockout ends, there are a number of issues the Los Angeles Lakers must address before they hit the court for the first time. Unbelievably, it doesn't seem that center Andrew Bynum will be one of them...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,267 reads 8 comments

  25. L.A. Lakers: A 70-Game Season Is Good for the Lakers, and Great for the NBA

    According to NBA commissioner David Stern, there will be no more negotiations on the terms of the owners' latest proposal to players concerning salary structure and revenue split, ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,061 reads 1 comments