1. Dwight Sr. Proves That Dwight Jr. Is Not Built to Be a Leader

    According to the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is done voicing his opinion when it comes to teammate Dwight Howard ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 2,766 reads 11 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant's Defense of Pau Gasol Proves How He Feels About Dwight Howard

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol has been the player most likely to be traded for the majority of the 2012-13 regular season...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 2,931 reads 6 comments

  3. Earl Clark May Be More Important to the Lakers Than Dwight Howard

    The Los Angeles Lakers narrow victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night did little to stifle the sense of impending doom surrounding this season's campaign. In fact the manner in which the Lakers won may have added to it...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 4,410 reads 10 comments

  4. Is Kobe Bryant a Better Point Guard Than Steve Nash?

    According to Eric Freeman at Yahoo! Sports , the Los Angeles Lakers may be failing to utilize the greatest strengths of point guard Steve Nash by handing over the reins of the Lakers offense to Kobe Bryant ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 8,225 reads 95 comments

  5. Kobe Bryant Would Already Be a Top-5-All-Time Player If He Didn't Score so Much

    I'm not sure if Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will finish his career as one of the top five players of all time, but it would be much more difficult to build a case against ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 644 reads 13 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard Feud May Be Worse Than We Thought

    Reports that Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard tried to physically assault teammate Kobe Bryant after a game against the Philadelphia 76ers were bad. But if whispers coming from LakersNation...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 11,819 reads 19 comments

  7. The L.A. Lakers Should Bench Mike D'Antoni Instead of Pau Gasol

    According to ESPN , Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni is flirting with the idea of bringing forward Pau Gasol off the bench, and reportedly, Gasol is none to thrilled by the prospects...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 20,093 reads 114 comments

  8. Would the L.A Lakers Be a Better Team with a Healthy Andrew Bynum?

    Dwight Howard may not yet be the defensive force that fans of the Los Angeles Lakers expected when the team acquired him in a trade involving Andrew Bynum , but it's hard to ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 277 reads 29 comments

  9. Kobe vs. LeBron: Did LeBron Prove Who the NBA's Best Closer Really Is?

    Miami Heat forward LeBron James has been the NBA 's best player for the past few seasons, but in the Heat's 99-90 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night he made quite a claim for the title of the NBA's best closer as well...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 4,584 reads 80 comments

  10. Are Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash the NBA's Worst Defensive Backcourt?

    Los Angeles Lakers guards Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash will recognized as two of the greatest players to ever man their respective positions once they finally retire, but their historical standing doesn't mean much to the Lakers right now...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 8,888 reads 61 comments

  11. Can Tyreke Evans Really Help the Lakers?

    According to The Sacramento Bee (h/t Fox Sports West) , the Kings are reportedly shopping around guard Tyreke Evans , and the Los Angeles Lakers may be interested, but I can't understand why...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 6,152 reads 22 comments

  12. Kobe and Dwight Could End Even Worse Than Kobe and Shaq

    During ESPN's broadcast of the Los Angeles Lakers ' sixth loss in a row, analyst Jeff Van Gundy commented on the complex relationship between Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard , and ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 6,443 reads 38 comments

  13. Was Dwight Howard's Ball-Sharing Comment a Shot at Kobe Bryant?

    Even though the Los Angeles Lakers have struggled to a 15-17 record so far in the regular season, the team's star players have refused to air out their frustrations by placing blame on their teammates...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 26,972 reads 181 comments

  14. Pau Gasol or Mike D'Antoni: Who Will Be the First to Leave the Lakers?

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol insisted that he didn't want to be traded after being benched for the majority of the fourth quarter in a 107-102 loss to the Clippers on ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 10,099 reads 85 comments

  15. Why Kobe Bryant's Success Is Killing the Lakers and Proving His Critics Right

    One of the most notorious knocks against Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is that he doesn't make the players around him better, and to the dismay of Lakers fans everywhere, ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 3,403 reads 77 comments

  16. Why Can't Antawn Jamison Find a Place in Mike D'Antoni's Rotation?

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' quick-strike offense seems ideally suited for reserve forward Antawn Jamison 's ability to fill up the basket, but curiously Jamison has not appeared in a game since the Lakers' Dec...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 9,059 reads 72 comments

  17. Steve Nash Is Making Pau Gasol Relevant Again

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' 104-87 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night didn't prove that the Lakers are now a force to be reckoned with in the West since Steve ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 10,103 reads 25 comments

  18. Kobe Bryant vs. Carmelo Anthony: Who Is the Purest Scorer?

    When the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks square off on Christmas Day the viewing public will get their second opportunity to see the NBA 's top two scorers in Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony do what they do best...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 5,732 reads 53 comments

  19. Can the Lakers Reach the NBA Finals with a Defense-Less Approach?

    The Los Angeles Lakers immediately got better with Steve Nash's return on Saturday night, and the team's ability to get a 118-115 win over the Golden State Warriors in spite of ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 5,150 reads 75 comments

  20. Steve Nash's Return Will Bring out the Best and Worst of Kobe Bryant

    Steve Nash's unexpected return to the Los Angeles Lakers ' starting lineup on Saturday night resulted in a thrilling overtime victory against the hot Golden State Warriors and a ridiculous 41 shots from the field for backcourt mate Kobe Bryant ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 7,079 reads 15 comments

  21. Steve Nash's Return Will Help the Lakers Offense, but Will He Hurt the Defense?

    In spite of everything that has transpired over the first 26 games of the 2012-13 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers have to be feeling a little better about their prospects going forward...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 1,811 reads 17 comments

  22. Where Would the Lakers Be Without Kobe Bryant?

    The Los Angeles Lakers are in the midst of a three-game winning streak and, amazingly, Kobe Bryant has scored at least 30 points in each of those victories. Granted, the wins came against the likes of the Bobcats , 76ers and Wizards...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 2,618 reads 17 comments

  23. Can Stephen Curry Evolve into a Top-5 Point Guard?

    Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry 's reputation and game has always revolved around his remarkable shooting ability...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 7,923 reads 55 comments

  24. Does Anyone Think the Lakers Would Be 9-13 with Phil Jackson at the Helm?

    Phil Jackson may not have been the cure for all of the Los Angeles Lakers ' ailments at this point in the 2012-13 NBA regular season, but it's hard to imagine that the Lakers would be 9-13 after 24 games if Jackson were at the helm...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 3,138 reads 27 comments

  25. Do the Lakers Need to Trade Pau Gasol in Order to Keep Dwight Howard?

    My mother used to tell me to never put all of my eggs in one basket, and that might be some advice that the Los Angeles Lakers could use, as they wait for point guard Steve Nash ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 1 year ago 3,584 reads 40 comments