1. Kobe Bryant: How Much Greatness Does Lakers' Superstar Have Left in His Career?

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has approached this shortened NBA regular season with what is arguably the greatest sense of urgency in his 15-year career...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 4,673 reads 17 comments

  2. Lakers Rumors: Does Kupchak's Response to Kobe Mean Gasol Is on the Way Out?

    Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak recently responded to Kobe Bryant 's plea with management to find a resolution concerning forward Pau Gasol, and while he sympathized with Bryant Kupchak make his intentions going forward pretty clear...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 1,910 reads 2 comments

  3. Lakers Rumors: Will a Pau Gasol Trade Help Andrew Bynum?

    Depending on who you listen to, the Los Angeles Lakers are either furiously searching for a trade partner for forward Pau Gasol or general manager Mitch Kupchak is simply looking to upgrade the point guard position through a mid-level deal...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,585 reads 2 comments

  4. Lakers Rumors: Can the Lakers Win a Title with Arenas or Sessions?

    Some Los Angeles Lakers fans have convinced themselves that Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Ramon Sessions and out-of-work guard Gilbert Arenas can cure the Lakers' backcourt ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 2,989 reads 8 comments

  5. LA Lakers: Jeremy Lin Joins Chris Paul as Another Point Guard Who Got Away

    Talk about adding insult to injury. The OC Register recently reported that New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin was very close to joining the Lakers before he was claimed off waivers by the Golden State Warriors last season...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 4,024 reads 8 comments

  6. Lakers Rumors: Career Games from Lin, Calderon Make Pau Gasol Decision Easy

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' down-to-the wire victory over the Toronto Raptors in the final game of a six-game trip allowed them to even their record at 3-3 in that span, but I doubt if Lakers fans can find any measure of comfort from that...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 13,819 reads 71 comments

  7. LA Lakers Rumors: Lakers Have Everything to Lose by Pursuing Iverson, Arenas

    The Los Angeles Lakers desperate situation at point guard has led to several rumors concerning players like Gilbert Arenas, Ramon Sessions and now Allen Iverson , but what exactly ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,237 reads 30 comments

  8. LA Lakers: Is Kobe Bryant Playing the Best Defense of His Career?

    According to some NBA fans and analysts, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has spent the past few seasons earning NBA First Team All-Defense awards based on reputation alone, ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,617 reads 30 comments

  9. L.A. Lakers Rumors: A Roster Change Is Coming, According to Kobe Bryant

    The Los Angeles Lakers have been linked in trade rumors with nearly every player available or soon-to-be from Dwight Howard to Gilbert Arenas. While no moves have been made as of yet, a smell of change is certainly in the air...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 14,460 reads 10 comments

  10. LA Lakers Rumors: Why Arenas, Flynn and Sessions Can't Help This Team

    What do Gilbert Arenas, Johnny Flynn and Ramon Sessions all have in common besides the fact they play the point guard position and have all been mentioned in trade rumors associated ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 1,729 reads 8 comments

  11. LA Lakers: Is Kobe's Greatest Gift the Lakers Biggest Curse?

    During the first half of the Los Angeles Lakers ' game against the Philadelphia 76ers it seemed like Lakers guard Kobe Bryant might beat Philadelphia by himself...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,057 reads 48 comments

  12. Kobe vs. Shaq: Kobe Is the Greater Laker, but It's About to Be Official

    Sometime during tonight's game against the Philadelphia 76ers , Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will ascend into the NBA 's list of top-five all-time scorers, and ironically the player he will pass is Shaquille O'Neal ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 2,495 reads 17 comments

  13. Does Andrew Bynum's All-Star Selection Signal His Arrival as an Elite Player?

    It's not really surprising that four-fifths of the the Western Conference's starting lineup in the 2012 NBA All-Star Game will be comprised of players from the city of Los Angeles, ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 3,099 reads 31 comments

  14. Deron Williams: Are the Los Angeles Lakers an Elite Point Guard Away from Great?

    It could be argued that the Los Angeles Lakers have the worst starting point guard in the NBA in Derek Fisher, and if he's not at the very bottom of the list, Fisher is definitely very close to it...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 20,900 reads 64 comments

  15. L.A. Lakers: Is Andrew Bynum for Dwight Howard an Even Trade?

    Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard ripped into his teammates after a recent blowout loss to the New Orleans Hornets , which may be an indication that the strained marriage between Howard and the franchise is nearing a resolution...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 9,055 reads 50 comments

  16. Gilbert Arenas to Lakers: Should the Lakers Be Interested in Allen Iverson Too?

    According to Alex Kennedy at HoopsWorld, the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly interested in signing former Orlando Magic guard Gilbert Arenas, but is there really any reason ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 9,775 reads 40 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant: Is Making Teammates Better Part of Kobe's Job Description?

    The new version of Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol continued to show off his newfound assertive attitude when he suggested to a Spanish website that the Lakers offense should be geared to all players not just Kobe Bryant ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 1,384 reads 23 comments

  18. LA Lakers: Can Andrew Goudelock Shoot His Way into the Starting Lineup?

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie guard Andrew Goudelock will always be a scorer first, but apparently that mentality has earned him more minutes and praise from head coach Mike Brown...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 1,190 reads 6 comments

  19. LA Lakers: Is Money Really a Concern When It Comes to Howard, Williams?

    Los Angeles Lakers fans definitely dream big when it comes to acquiring talent in order to maintain competitive relevance, and based on on the team's history, why shouldn't they? ...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 5,803 reads 35 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant vs. Pau Gasol: Can You Blame Kobe for Pau's Mediocrity?

    I knew the Los Angeles Lakers were nearing desperation mode, and forward Pau Gasol's comments regarding the Lakers interior offense, or lack of, proves it...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 1,481 reads 10 comments

  21. Deron Williams, Dwight Howard: Why Can't the Lakers Sign Both Players?

    It is a known fact that the Los Angeles Lakers desperately need help at the point guard position, and in the team's losses to the Orlando Magic and Miami Heat, the myth of Andrew Bynum was exposed as well...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 17,563 reads 88 comments

  22. Kobe vs. LeBron: Does Anyone Still Think Kobe Is a Better Player Than LeBron?

    Fans of Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant have criticized and rebuked me for writing anything negative concerning Kobe, but I have always put the franchise in front of any players...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 10,978 reads 206 comments

  23. Lakers vs. Heat: Does Bynum and Gasol's Size Really Matter?

    Most of the analysts breaking down tonight's NBA game between the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers give a huge advantage to the Lakers in the paint based on the size and talent of center Andrew Bynum and forward Pau Gasol...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 841 reads 5 comments

  24. L.A. Lakers: Has Darius Morris Proved He Deserves More Minutes?

    In the Los Angeles Lakers past two games rookie point guard Darius Morris has played a total of 41 mostly unimpressive minutes, but Morris' uneven performances may be evidence that coach Mike Brown should give him more minutes...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 1,799 reads 5 comments

  25. Howard to Lakers: Andrew Bynum Is Fool's Gold Compared to Howard

    As a child I remember playing alongside a creek at Reed's Gold Mine near Charlotte NC, which was the site of the country's first real gold rush...

    Hadarii Jones Written by Hadarii Jones about over 2 years ago 8,814 reads 18 comments