1. Grading the 1st-Round Performance of the Top 6 LA Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' playoff performance was short-lived, to say the least. However, while it is convenient to evaluate the team as a whole with regard to how it performed during ...

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  2. Why LA Lakers Couldn't Survive in NBA Playoffs

    For the first time since 2007, the Los Angeles Lakers have been swept in the first round of the NBA playoffs. The San Antonio Spurs have ensured the Lakers' sudden first-round exit by means of a 103-89 win on Sunday...

    Victor Diaz Written by Victor Diaz about 1 year ago 2,788 reads 17 comments

  3. Hidden Keys for LA Lakers to Win 1st-Round Series

    After a disappointing loss to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs, the clear and present key for the Los Angeles Lakers to succeed is to rethink...

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  4. Most Memorable Games from the LA Lakers' 2012-13 Season

    With the 2012-13 season now in the Los Angeles Lakers ' rear-view mirror, it is the ideal time to reflect on some instances that truly made LA's season one to remember...

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  5. Game-by-Game Predictions for LA Lakers' Series with San Antonio Spurs

    It's official. The Los Angeles Lakers have gained the seventh seed in the Western Conference and are set to meet the second-seeded San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs...

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  6. Projecting LA Lakers' Playoff Rotation

    From the looks of things, it seems as though the Los Angeles Lakers are going to the playoffs. However, this accomplishment is bittersweet...

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  7. Predicting Which LA Lakers Players Will Not Be Back Next Season

    Basketball is more than just a sport, it's a business. And as such, each team stands as its own individual business, complete with expenses and budgeting...

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  8. Events That Drastically Changed Course of the LA Lakers' Season

    For the Los Angeles Lakers, the 2012-13 season has been tumultuous, to say the least. With the team experiencing its fair share of ups and downs, there have been key events this season ...

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  9. Who Should Be LA Lakers' Clutch 5 in NBA Playoffs?

    In any playoff situation, every game comes down to the last minute. If your team is fighting down to the wire to get that win and to gain the advantage in the postseason, you would ...

    Victor Diaz Written by Victor Diaz about over 1 year ago 4,127 reads 32 comments

  10. LA Lakers Shouldn't Use the Amnesty Clause on Anyone This Offseason

    For those in the scientific community, it is known that what truly determine the success or failure of an experiment are the long-term results of it. Not only is the quality of the outcome reviewed, but the longevity of it as well...

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  11. What LA Lakers Can Learn from Remaining Regular-Season Games

    With the way the L.A. Lakers have been playing this season, it is needless to say that every game matters. And with only eight games left in the 2012-13 campaign, L.A. has a lot of slack to pick up if it wants a chance to make it to the postseason...

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  12. How Will This Season Affect Legacies of Each LA Lakers' Star?

    Part of what defines a great athlete is the legacy he leaves behind. A player's legacy defines what he contributed during his time as an active competitor; his wins, his losses, his injuries and the like...

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  13. The One LA Lakers Player Who Deserves More Credit

    The theme for the Los Angeles Lakers this season can be summarized in one word: redemption. LA has had to redeem itself from various crippling events that occurred over the past ...

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  14. Blueprint for Beating LA Lakers in the 2013 NBA Playoffs

    The Los Angeles Lakers , a team with a reputation for being a perennial powerhouse, are now in a playoff race that can make or break this season...

    Victor Diaz Written by Victor Diaz about over 1 year ago 5,590 reads 21 comments

  15. Ranking Potential First-Round Opponents for LA Lakers

    Quite a lot has changed for the LA Lakers since the beginning of the 2012-13 season. What began to look like a team with dismal playoff hopes (and that's putting it nicely) is now finally getting the pieces together to make a run at the postseason...

    Victor Diaz Written by Victor Diaz about over 1 year ago 8,740 reads 13 comments

  16. 5 Strangest Moments in L.A. Lakers' Metta World Peace's Career

    Bold, brash, entertaining, controversial, downright nuts. Those who have followed the career of Metta World Peace will use these adjectives and more to describe the career of one of the most enigmatic characters in professional sports today...

    Victor Diaz Written by Victor Diaz about over 1 year ago 11,213 reads 29 comments

  17. LA Lakers All-Time Dream Team

    With a legacy that carries more than 60 years of prestige to its name, the Los Angeles Lakers are truly one of the most storied franchises in professional sports...

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  18. LA Lakers Must Utilize This 5-Man Unit More Often

    What a difference a few months make. By obtaining Dwight Howard and Steve Nash to join all-stars Kobe Bryant , Pau Gasol and Metta World Peace, the Los Angeles Lakers ' plans ...

    Victor Diaz Written by Victor Diaz about over 1 year ago 8,336 reads 24 comments

  19. 5 NBA Rookies Who Exceeded the Hype in 2012-13

    The 2012-13 NBA rookie class has surely left a lot to talk about across the league, for both fans and the league's competing teams...

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  20. 3 Moves LA Lakers Could Have Made at the Trade Deadline

    The Los Angeles Lakers , like any other team experiencing its fair share of uncertainty during the regular season, may need some help...

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  21. Are LA Lakers Expecting Too Much from Dwight Howard Too Soon?

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' acquisition of Dwight Howard this past offseason virtually rocked the basketball world. Expectations for the team to succeed immediately skyrocketed with the addition of the All-Star center...

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  22. Post All-Star Break Predictions for the LA Lakers

    The 2013 All-Star weekend has come and gone, and much like leaving your favorite summer camp as a child and returning to the real world, we must also return to the reality that is the regular season...

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  23. 3 Consequences If the Lakers Fail to Make the NBA Playoffs

    When you think of the Los Angeles Lakers, you typically think of them as a perennial playoff team. Boasting 16 NBA championships and countless postseason plays deemed worthy of the highlight reel, the Lakers are known to be a playoff gem...

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  24. L.A. Lakers' Hottest and Coldest Players Heading into the All-Star Break

    The Lakers have had their share of ups and downs this season to say the least. Part of what has made the Lake Show's 2012-13 campaign so unpredictable has to be the players...

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  25. Los Angeles Lakers: 5 Ways Mike D'Antoni Is Adjusting for Lakers to Succeed

    It's been quite a rough start for Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni in beginning his career coaching the one team he had previously spent years trying to thwart...

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