1. Kobe Bryant: Will Bryant Really Join Deron Williams in Turkey?

    Turkish club Besitkas signed New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams last week and, according to reports, it may only be a matter of time before Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant joins Williams in Turkey...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 1,117 reads 5 comments

  2. L.A. Lakers: Could a Pau Gasol Trade Take the Lakers Back to 2008?

    When the Los Angeles Lakers acquired forward Pau Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies in a blockbuster deal before the NBA trading deadline during the 2007-08 season, the fortunes of the franchise took a dramatic and immediate turn...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 19,249 reads 64 comments

  3. Lamar Odom Car Accident: Inconsistency on the Court a Result of Tragedy off It?

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom 's professional career has been defined by his enormous potential and his inability to consistently get his game to match his talent...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 1,904 reads 8 comments

  4. L.A. Lakers: Tracy McGrady Talk Is a Waste of Time, Even With a Time Machine

    There's not really much news floating around the NBA since the current lockout has completely muted what would otherwise be a very active offseason...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 3,073 reads 15 comments

  5. Andrew Goudelock, Darius Morris: Which Rookie Makes the LA Lakers Roster First?

    There is no doubt that the Los Angeles Lakers must upgrade at the point guard position in order to return to the NBA Finals, and the decision to draft Darius Morris and Andrew ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 6,294 reads 5 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant: Could Playing Overseas Diminish His Legacy with the LA Lakers?

    Recently Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant's agent said the young star would consider playing overseas if the NBA lockout continues to linger, adding his name to a list ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 2,529 reads 3 comments

  7. L.A. Lakers: Passing on Dwight Howard for a Point Guard Is a Foolish Idea

    Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum will never be an elite NBA player. That needed to be said for those of us who have been fooled by Bynum's flashes of potential, which would ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 7,045 reads 23 comments

  8. L.A. Lakers: Can Steve Blake Thrive Outside of the Triangle Offense?

    Former Los Angeles head coach Phil Jackson's triangle offense must have seemed more like the Bermuda Triangle since Steve Blake seemed lost from his first days as a Laker and never ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 2,028 reads 9 comments

  9. L.A. Lakers: Andrew Bynum or Pau Gasol, Who Will Be More Important in 2011-2012?

    The Los Angeles Lakers bid adieu to Phil Jackson's triangle offense when the team decided to hire Mike Brown as the next coach of the franchise, but what changes can be expected ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 2,071 reads 9 comments

  10. L.A. Lakers: Dwight Howard for Andrew Bynum May Never Happen Due to Jim Buss

    When Los Angeles Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss decided to hand the reins of the franchise over to his son Jim, there was probably not another Laker who was as happy as center Andrew Bynum ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 21,172 reads 61 comments

  11. L.A. Lakers: Are Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol Still the NBA's Top Post-Perimeter Duo?

    The Los Angeles Lakers certainly have some major adjustments ahead of them if they hope to return to the NBA Finals, but Kobe Bryant on the perimeter and Pau Gasol in the post should make their task a little easier...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 3,684 reads 8 comments

  12. L.A. Lakers: Rumors of Lakers' Demise Are Not Supported by NBA History

    Some critics have called the Los Angeles Lakers loss to the Dallas Mavericks in the 2011 NBA playoffs a defining moment for the team and the league as well, as it has been viewed by ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 3,253 reads 29 comments

  13. L.A. Lakers: Could the NBA Lockout Help Kobe Bryant's Knee, His Aging Teammates?

    The NBA lockout and Kobe Bryant 's progressive knee surgery has dominated recent news concerning the Los Angeles Lakers lately, but no one is really sure how each instance will affect the team next season, if there even is a next season...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 3,723 reads 15 comments

  14. L.A. Lakers: Shannon Brown's Decision to Opt out Should Bring a Peace Sign

    It was recently reported that Los Angeles Lakers reserve guard Shannon Brown has decided to opt out of the final year of his contract and enter into next year's free agency pool...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 1,102 reads 6 comments

  15. Kobe Bryant: Can Will Power and Focus Slow the March of Time?

    Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant is locked in a battle against time that he cannot win and the only real question is how long will it take before before Bryant succumbs ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 1,905 reads 4 comments

  16. L.A. Lakers: Kirk Hinrich or Raymond Felton, Which Point Guard Fits Lakers Best?

    There is a very strong possibility that the Los Angeles Lakers will choose not to strike a gargantuan blow when it comes to tinkering with their roster for next season, which is a line of thought that runs contrary to popular opinion...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 3,900 reads 20 comments

  17. L.A. Lakers: Does the 2011 NBA Draft Signal the End of the Derek Fisher Era?

    If anyone had any doubts as to whether or not Los Angeles Lakers point guard Derek Fisher would be returning to the team for the 2011-12 regular season, then the 2011 NBA draft ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 5,759 reads 15 comments

  18. L.A. Lakers: Darius Morris Gets the Hype but Andrew Goudelock May Be Better

    Los Angeles Lakers fans are buzzing about the team's selection of Michigan point guard Darius Morris with the 41st pick of the 2011 NBA Draft , but the real steal for the Lakers may have been selected five picks later...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 8,636 reads 20 comments

  19. L.A. Lakers: Should Dwight Howard Even Be on the Radar?

    The thought of Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard joining the L.A. Lakers via trade or free agency in 2012 has been a subject of intense discussion among most fans of the ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 7,597 reads 9 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant vs. Dirk Nowitzki: Could NBA History View Dirk as a Better Player?

    When Dirk Nowitzki ran off the court in Miami in the waning moments of Game 6 of the 2011 NBA Finals, he seemed to be shedding the final vestiges of a postseason past that has ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 12,369 reads 154 comments

  21. L.A. Lakers: Are the 2012 NBA Finals out of the Lakers Reach?

    It's hard to imagine the Los Angeles Lakers reaching the 2012 NBA Finals after their horrific performance against the Dallas Mavericks during the 2011 NBA Playoffs, but the core pieces are already in place for another deep postseason run...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 4,199 reads 21 comments

  22. Kobe Bryant, LeBron James: Would You Prefer a King's Talent or a Mamba's Heart?

    Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem defended teammate LeBron James in the aftermath of the Heat's defeat in Game 6 of the 2011 NBA Finals by declaring that regardless of the outcome, James was still the best player in basketball...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 10,246 reads 72 comments

  23. L.A. Lakers: Should Kobe Bryant Still Be the 1st Option on Offense?

    I'm not sure what offensive approach new Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike Brown will take, but if his time with the Cleveland Cavaliers is any indication, then it will likely feature guard Kobe Bryant as the primary scoring option...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 7,445 reads 48 comments

  24. Ron Artest, Trevor Ariza: Did the L.A. Lakers Make the Wrong Decision in 2009?

    I'm not much of a betting man but if someone asked me what the odds were of Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest returning to the team next season, I would probably guess they were slim to none...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 4,727 reads 26 comments

  25. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade: It's Easy To See Who Miami's Best Player Is Right Now

    LeBron James or Dwyane Wade ? Miami Heat fans love to avoid the question of who is the better player between their two superstars, but by now, the answer to that equation should be completely obvious...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about 3 years ago 5,428 reads 62 comments