1. L.A. Lakers: Can Kobe Save the Lakers from Mike Brown's Poor Coaching?

    Kobe Bryant didn't look like one of the best players in the NBA in his return from a seven-game absence due to injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers didn't look much like title ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,847 reads 33 comments

  2. LA. Lakers: 5 Ways to Tell If You Are Laker Fan or Just a Kobe Fan

    All Los Angeles Lakers fans are also fans of star guard Kobe Bryant , but are all fans of Bryant really loyal to the Lakers? Some people may think that question is ludicrous, ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 2,131 reads 29 comments

  3. L.A. Lakers: Can Sessions' Offense Save the Lakers from His Fisher-Like Defense?

    Watching Los Angeles Lakers guard Ramon Sessions try to defend San Antonio Spurs ' point guard Tony Parker in the Lakers' 112-91 blowout loss was like viewing a blast from a very forgettable past...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 1,828 reads 17 comments

  4. L.A. Lakers: Can Andrew Bynum Become a Top-5 NBA Player?

    With each dominant game Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum plays, his confidence grows a little more, and you can tell that Bynum is finally believing he can be the superstar player the Lakers envisioned when they drafted him as a 17-year-old...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 2,812 reads 27 comments

  5. LA Lakers: Will Sessions Join Bynum as a Key Piece of the Lakers' Future?

    Eventually Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will hang up his storied sneakers, and by all indications center Andrew Bynum will assume the role of the team's leading act...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,823 reads 30 comments

  6. Los Angeles Lakers: Top 5 Concerns for the Streaky Lakers Entering the Playoffs

    Trying to get a handle on the Los Angeles Lakers is like trying to hold a slippery ice cube. This version of the Lakers is just as difficult to grasp...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,946 reads 20 comments

  7. Kobe Bryant: Can You Have a Bad Season While Leading the NBA in Scoring?

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is remarkably leading the NBA in scoring after 16 seasons in the league and at the ripe old age of 33. But according to some of Kobe's critics, he may actually be having one of the worst seasons of his career...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 9,838 reads 204 comments

  8. Ramon Sessions vs. Deron Williams: Are the Lakers a Better Team with Sessions?

    Los Angeles Lakers point guard Ramon Sessions has debuted to mostly rave reviews, but that hasn't stopped some Lakers fans from glaring longingly towards New Jersey and soon-to-be free agent lead guard Deron Williams ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 4,379 reads 47 comments

  9. LA Lakers: Andrew Bynum Is a Great Player, but Not in a Kobe Bryant Sort of Way

    There were several reasons the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Houston Rockets on Friday night, but if you are searching for one defining moment to explain the loss, look no further than center Andrew Bynum 's ejection early in the fourth quarter...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,080 reads 73 comments

  10. Bynum vs. Howard: Is Bynum Proving He Can Be a Better Player Than Howard?

    Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard is the best center in the NBA , but the gap between Howard and Los Angeles Lakers big man Andrew Bynum is not as big as some people would have you believe...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 2,124 reads 31 comments

  11. L.A. Lakers: Kobe Will Win His 6th Ring If Bynum Is the 2012 NBA Finals MVP

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant may still be the best player on the team's roster, but center Andrew Bynum is arguably wresting away the distinction of the Lakers' most dominant player...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 2,908 reads 70 comments

  12. Kobe Bryant: Rift with Mike Brown Underscores a Season Destined for Failure

    Anything less than an NBA championship would have to be considered a failure for Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant at this point in his career, and that means the 2011-12 ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 6,625 reads 48 comments

  13. Ramon Sessions to Lakers: Will the Lakers Regret the Loss of Derek Fisher?

    The internet has been inundated with fans of Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher wishing him a warm farewell after the team's decision to trade him to the Houston Rockets ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 2,775 reads 21 comments

  14. L.A. Lakers: Is Andrew Bynum Proving He Is the Future of the Franchise?

    I'm not sure if the Los Angeles Lakers will make a dramatic, last-minute deal to improve their roster before the NBA trade deadline expires, but if Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 2,150 reads 10 comments

  15. Bynum vs. Howard: Would Bynum Have Howard-Like Numbers Without Kobe?

    Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum did a lot of trash talking leading up to Sunday afternoon's matchup with the Boston Celtics , and when the two teams hit the floor Bynum backed every single word up with his performance on the court...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 22,715 reads 185 comments

  16. Los Angeles Lakers Rumors: Deron Williams for Pau Gasol Is Only Deal to Consider

    If you believe all the rumors currently swirling around the Los Angeles Lakers , then you know that forward Pau Gasol is as good as gone any minute now. But there is still some uncertainty where Gasol's future destination will be...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 17,303 reads 40 comments

  17. Lakers Rumors: Would Pau Gasol for Kyle Lowry Make the Lakers Better?

    According to HoopsRumors .com the Houston Rockets are aggressively pursuing a deal to acquire Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol , but the Rockets are reluctant to include point guard Kyle Lowry as part of the deal...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 16,550 reads 55 comments

  18. Lakers-Celtics Rivalry: The 5 Most Pivotal Moments in the Last 5 Years

    It will likely take a minor miracle for the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics to renew their historic rivalry in the 2012 NBA Finals, and that little nugget of information gives this weekend's regular season a very anti-climatic feel...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 7,576 reads 17 comments

  19. Lakers Trade Rumors: Acquiring Raymond Felton Is Portland's Loss, L.A.'s Gain

    According to SI.com , the Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers have had discussions concerning disgruntled point guard Raymond Felton , and of all the rumors surrounding the Lakers, this one may be the most interesting...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 7,040 reads 10 comments

  20. Kobe vs. D-Wade: Has Kobe Proven Wade Is Still in His Rear-View Mirror?

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has spent most of his career looking in the rear-view mirror when it comes to players who could match his skill level on a basketball court, but that opinion took a huge hit following the 2011 NBA Playoffs...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,945 reads 31 comments

  21. Lakers Rumors: Should Jose Calderon Be on the Lakers Radar?

    Chris Broussard of ESPN recently reported that the Los Angeles Lakers declined to accept an offer from the Minnesota Timber Wolves that would have sent forward Michael Beasley to the Lakers in exchange for a first-round draft pick...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 7,343 reads 25 comments

  22. NBA Trade Rumors: Could Bynum, Gasol for Howard Lure Deron Williams to Lakers?

    I believe there is very little truth to the rumor floating around concerning a potential trade between the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers that would send Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol to the Magic and Dwight Howard to the Lakers...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 7,233 reads 48 comments

  23. NBA All-Star 2012: D-Wade Cheapshot Can't Prevent Another Kobe Milestone

    The hits keep coming for Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant —literally. Bryant shook off a hard blow to the nose from Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade in the third quarter ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,415 reads 79 comments

  24. LA Lakers Rumors: Can Rasheed Wallace Really Help the Lakers?

    According to Boston Celtics ' insider A. Sherrod Blakely , former Celtics big man Rasheed Wallace is preparing to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers , but excuse me if I'm not excited...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 15,041 reads 44 comments

  25. LA Lakers: Will Front-Office Turmoil Drive Kobe Bryant Away?

    Have the Los Angeles Lakers really fallen this far? Few fans of the Lakers' franchise really felt good when Jim Buss inherited the title of team president from his father Dr. Jerry Buss, but if Ken Berger's recent column at CBSsports...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 101 reads 35 comments