1. L.A. Lakers: Can Mitch Kupchak's Carolina Ties Land Kendall Marshall?

    The Los Angeles Lakers may or may not be in the market for a point guard next season, but as general manager Mitch Kupchak could tell you, there is a pretty good one available in the 2012 NBA draft...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 11,597 reads 17 comments

  2. Should D.J. Augustin Be on the L.A. Lakers' Radar?

    Los Angeles Lakers point guard Ramon Sessions may not have played himself out of his starting position during the 2012 NBA Playoffs, but he certainly opened the flood-gates of speculation ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 11,354 reads 53 comments

  3. Pau Gasol: Why the Los Angeles Lakers Should Trade Him Only for a Star

    Most fans and observers of the Los Angeles Lakers agree that the chances of forward Pau Gasol returning next season are pretty slim...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,480 reads 54 comments

  4. NBA Draft Lottery: Did David Stern Thumb His Nose at the Rest of Us?

    Statistically, the New Orleans Hornets had one of the lowest chances of securing the top pick in the NBA 's draft lottery, but lo and behold, the crescent city is sitting pretty with the rights to draft Kentucky star Anthony Davis later next month...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 617 reads 3 comments

  5. L.A. Lakers: Brandon Jennings for Pau Gasol a Deal Worth Exploring?

    I'm not sure if Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol 's days are numbered, but I'm pretty sure General Manager Mitch Kupchak will listen if any teams inquire about Gasol...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 10,761 reads 52 comments

  6. Lamar Odom: Should the L.A. Lakers Take a Step Back to Move Forward?

    According to Stephen A. Smith, former Los Angeles Laker Lamar Odom wants to return to the city of angels and according to LakersNation.com, coach Mike Brown would love to have Odom back as well...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,612 reads 30 comments

  7. L.A. Lakers: Does Kobe Need a 6th Ring to Be a Top 5 All-Time Player?

    You would be hard-pressed to find anyone outside of Lakerland who feels star guard Kobe Bryant is a top five all-time player. In fact, there are some who would argue that Kobe is not even worthy of being considered as a top-10 player...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 11,912 reads 284 comments

  8. Ramon Sessions vs. Deron Williams: Do L.A. Lakers Need a Good or Great PG?

    It's easy to point fingers when it comes to the Los Angeles Lakers ' second consecutive second-round loss in the NBA playoffs, but only if you have enough hands to accommodate all the agents of blame...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 17,707 reads 101 comments

  9. LA Lakers: Lakers Should Have Traded Bynum for Howard When They Had the Chance

    The Los Angeles Lakers season ended in the exact same round of the playoffs that it did last season, and unless the team makes a dedicated effort to improve, they can expect the same results in the foreseeable future...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 4,162 reads 23 comments

  10. L.A. Lakers: Should Kobe Bryant Throw Stones at Pau Gasol from a Glass House?

    Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant has no problem calling out teammates, as he recently did to Pau Gasol after the Lakers gifted Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals to the Oklahoma City Thunder , 103-100...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 13,442 reads 110 comments

  11. LA Lakers: Has Pau Gasol Played His Way out of Los Angeles?

    If there was ever a time for Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol to step up and prove he was still worthy of being called a star, then it was late in the fourth quarter of Game 4 in the Lakers' series against the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 19,072 reads 199 comments

  12. Lakers vs. Thunder: Durant Steals Series and Kobe's Clutch Title as Well

    There was one sequence of events late in the Los Angeles Lakers loss in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals to the Oklahoma City Thunder that likely sealed the Lakers postseason fate, and served as a passing of the torch moment as well...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 2,604 reads 146 comments

  13. LA Lakers: Kobe's Implosion in Game 2 Is Only One of the Lakers' Issues

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is not known for conceding anything to opponents, so it was strange to hear his response when asked by a reporter on ESPN's SportsCenter ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 2,119 reads 7 comments

  14. Lakers vs. Thunder: Is Kobe Bryant the Lakers' X-Factor in This Series?

    The Los Angeles Lakers will begin their Western Conference Semifinals series in the unfamiliar role of the underdog against the young, talented Oklahoma City Thunder and there are numerous analysts and fans who feel the title is justified...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 1,499 reads 22 comments

  15. NBA Playoffs 2012: Can You Blame Kobe Bryant If the Lakers Lose to Denver?

    The Los Angeles Lakers held a 3-1 advantage over the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the 2012 NBA playoffs, but instead of advancing to a semifinals meeting with the Oklahoma ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,099 reads 79 comments

  16. LA Lakers: Does Pau Gasol Still Deserve to Be Called a Superstar?

    The Los Angeles Lakers stand on the brink of elimination in a first-round playoff series they should have already won, and if they should happen to lose Game 7 to the Denver Nuggets, there will be plenty of blame to go around...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 6,999 reads 76 comments

  17. L.A. Lakers: Andrew Bynum Will Be the Lakers' Biggest Star, When Kobe Retires

    After Andrew Bynum's 27-point, nine-rebound performance in Game 2 of the 2012 NBA playoffs, the center said he was frustrated because he felt that he could have played a better game...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,208 reads 50 comments

  18. NBA Playoffs 2012: How Would You Rate Ramon Sessions so Far?

    Andrew Bynum and Kobe Bryant have captured most of the headlines for the Los Angeles Lakers so far in the 2012 NBA Playoffs, but the steady if unspectacular play of new point guard Ramon Sessions does deserve at least a few lines in the story...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,196 reads 18 comments

  19. Kobe vs. Bynum: Who Is More Important in L.A. Lakers Title Quest?

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant may be the best and most talented player on his team's roster, but does that mean he is also the most pivotal figure in the Lakers' quest ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 4,272 reads 37 comments

  20. Andrew Bynum vs. George Karl: Will Karl's Crying Help the Nuggets?

    If a player had tied an NBA playoff record for blocks against my team, I would probably shed a few tears too...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,522 reads 27 comments

  21. NBA Playoffs 2012: Can Andrew Bynum Be the Postseason's Most Dominant Player?

    The Los Angeles Lakers Lakers left plenty of impressions in their 103-88 victory over the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the 2012 NBA Playoffs, but none were bigger than center Andrew Bynum 's triple-double...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 6,176 reads 29 comments

  22. Los Angeles Lakers: What Is the Team's Biggest Issue Entering the Postseason?

    The Los Angeles Lakers clinched the Pacific Division crown for the fifth straight year by virtue of the Los Angeles Clippers ' loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night, but ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,481 reads 10 comments

  23. Peace vs. Love: Which Player's Act of Violence Was Worse?

    The NBA formally handed down a seven-game suspension for Metta World Peace's concussion-inducing elbow to the head of Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden, but does the ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 8,104 reads 115 comments

  24. L.A. Lakers: Artest's History Will Prevent NBA from Giving World Peace a Chance

    There should be no question as to whether or not the player formerly known as Ron Artest meant to throw the elbow that injured Oklahoma City guard James Harden on Sunday afternoon, ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,914 reads 57 comments

  25. L.A. Lakers: Have the Lakers Found Their Third Big Man in Jordan Hill?

    There were several performances that stood out in the Los Angeles Lakers ' 114-106 double-overtime win against the Oklahoma City Thunder , most notably the horrible shooting games from three of the game's superstars...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 14,880 reads 85 comments