1. What to Expect from Dennis Schröder's Rookie Season with Atlanta Hawks

    With the 17th pick of the 2013 NBA draft, the Atlanta Hawks gave life to a franchise that’s been without a true star for decades...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 months ago 3,433 reads 15 comments

  2. Jordan Farmar Is More Important to LA Lakers' Season Than You Realize

    The success of the Los Angeles Lakers this season will primarily hinge upon the health and production of Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol . But while the team’s biggest stars are going to be at the forefront of L...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 months ago 3,715 reads 11 comments

  3. Believe the Hype: These NBA Storylines Are the Real Deal in 2013-14

    Basketball is back. World-renowned superstars, dazzling highlights and compelling storylines on and off the hardwood are all returning, and NBA fans across the globe couldn ’t be more ecstatic about it...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 months ago 1,493 reads 2 comments

  4. LA Lakers' 5 Must-Win Games of the Early Season

    Despite the fact that they’ve got an extremely difficult schedule to begin the 2013-14 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers will be faced with some contests that they absolutely must win...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 months ago 10,974 reads 27 comments

  5. Winners and Losers from Week 2 of LA Lakers' NBA Preaseason

    The Los Angeles Lakers came into the second week of preseason play with a 2-2 record before falling to the Golden State Warriors on October 15 and again on the 18th...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 months ago 1,368 reads 2 comments

  6. Most Disappointing LA Lakers Players in Preseason so Far

    Although it has no effect on the regular season, the NBA preseason shows a lot about individual teams. Great effort is often exerted by rookies or players trying to earn a roster spot, while veterans cheer them on from the sidelines...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 months ago 4,436 reads 13 comments

  7. Surprising Roster Moves LA Lakers Could Make Before Season Starts

    When dealing with the Los Angeles Lakers , it’s become tradition to expect the unexpected. L.A. is coming into the 2013-14 season with a very intriguing roster full of aging stars and a bunch of young guns...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 months ago 33,356 reads 99 comments

  8. LA Lakers Backups Who Are Good Enough to Start for Other Teams

    After Dwight Howard ’s departure over the summer, the Los Angeles Lakers appeared to be headed for a painfully bad season. But general manager Mitch Kupchak retooled L...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 12 months ago 15,301 reads 50 comments

  9. Dispelling Biggest Current Misconceptions About LA Lakers

    There’s never a dull moment when dealing with the Los Angeles Lakers . As always, L.A. has been one of the most talked-about teams in the NBA over the summer...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 12 months ago 3,779 reads 21 comments

  10. How Jordan Hill Can Bounce Back with LA Lakers This Season

    Despite playing in just 29 games last season, it’s very clear that Jordan Hill is a vital, indispensable piece of the puzzle known as the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 12 months ago 5,957 reads 12 comments

  11. There Is Still Chance Kobe Bryant Ends Career with Someone Other Than LA Lakers

    Kobe Bryant has been dominating, snarling and winning with the Los Angeles Lakers for 17 years, totaling five championship rings and attaining the franchise lead in scoring along the way...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 12 months ago 2,030 reads 9 comments

  12. Grading Every Position Heading into LA Lakers Training Camp

    After a wild offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers are heading into training camp and preparing to get the 2013-14 season underway. This past summer was filled with storylines in L...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 12 months ago 11,866 reads 37 comments

  13. 5 Adjustments Mike D'Antoni Must Make to Keep His LA Lakers Job This Season

    Mike D'Antoni is in trouble. After struggling to make the playoffs with a Los Angeles Lakers team that should’ve been a title contender last season, D’Antoni will be coaching with his job on the line in 2014...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 12 months ago 11,868 reads 33 comments

  14. Offseason Moves the LA Lakers Should Have Made

    Mitch Kupchak put together a really nice offseason for the Los Angeles Lakers . But it could’ ve been better...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 year ago 7,388 reads 29 comments

  15. Spotlighting and Breaking Down Los Angeles Lakers' Shooting Guard Position

    When discussing shooting guards on the Los Angeles Lakers , one name comes to mind. Kobe Bryant . If the Black Mamba is healthy enough to get back for the start of the regular season, he’ll be as spectacular as he’s ever been...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 year ago 3,161 reads 5 comments

  16. Raymond Felton Is the Key to NY Knicks' Contender Status This Season

    The fate of the New York Knicks in 2013-14 will largely be determined by Carmelo Anthony . Melo will need help from his shot-happy buddy J.R...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 year ago 5,037 reads 36 comments

  17. 10 Things Every Fan Needs to Know About LA Lakers for 2013-14 Season

    Welcome to the circus known as the Los Angeles Lakers . The show you are about to experience over the course of the 2014 NBA season will be full of hope, promise and unexpected surprises...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 year ago 29,061 reads 121 comments

  18. Los Angeles Lakers' Sleepers and Storylines to Watch This Preseason

    After a busy summer, the Los Angeles Lakers are coming into the 2014 season as a new team. Dwight Howard is gone, but the roster is younger and more equipped for Mike D’Antoni ’s offense...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 year ago 9,207 reads 27 comments

  19. Strategic Changes LA Lakers Must Make in 2013-14

    Last season was a disaster for the Los Angeles Lakers . After being named as 9-4 co-favorites to win a championship, via the Los Angeles Times , a team with Kobe Bryant , Dwight Howard , Steve Nash and Pau Gasol barely made the playoffs...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 year ago 9,890 reads 34 comments

  20. Why Nick Young Is Perfect for LA Lakers

    Brace yourselves, everyone— Nick Young has arrived. And he’s ready to take over Los Angeles on and off the court, both as a growing celebrity and a sharpshooter...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 year ago 8,906 reads 16 comments

  21. Why NY Knicks Will Win 2014 Atlantic Division Title

    The New York Knicks took a big leap in the right direction last season. NY won over 50 games, reached the Eastern Conference semifinals, allowed Carmelo Anthony to flourish ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 year ago 24,738 reads 233 comments

  22. Spotlighting and Breaking Down LA Lakers' Center Position

    Despite all of the drama surrounding him, the Los Angeles Lakers had one of the best centers in the league last season. Dwight Howard averaged 17.1 points, 12.4 rebounds and 2...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 year ago 15,696 reads 41 comments

  23. Diagnosing LA Lakers' Remaining Roster Flaws

    The Los Angeles Lakers ’ playoff hopes will be contingent primarily on one thing in 2014: health. Kobe Bryant , Pau Gasol and Steve Nash combined for 53.7 points, 16...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 year ago 11,435 reads 40 comments

  24. See Derrick Rose's Return from Torn ACL Through Eyes of Someone Who's Been There

    Derrick Rose did the right thing last season. He did what was best for the future of the Chicago Bulls and also for a generation of players who are recovering from their own injuries...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 year ago 40,854 reads 156 comments

  25. Predicting Los Angeles Lakers' Final 15-Man Roster

    This has been a busy summer for the Los Angeles Lakers . The team lost the best center in the NBA , but Mitch Kupchak still managed to improve the overall roster with ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 year ago 46,836 reads 124 comments