1. L.A. Lakers Hire Mike Brown as Head Coach: Trust the Buss!

    The Los Angeles Lakers have a storied history, and most of that is attributable to their owner, Dr. Jerry Buss. He’s owned the Lakers 30 years and his team has played in 15 NBA Finals...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 1,064 reads 7 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant: Power Ranking His 20 Greatest Accomplishments in the NBA

    While the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant might have fallen short, very short, on a three-peat title run this year, there is no denying that Kobe has made a significant impact in NBA history...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 15,008 reads 28 comments

  3. LA Lakers: Kobe Bryant and the 10 Most Despised Players in Franchise History

    The Los Angeles Lakers have a storied history of playoff success with NBA titles and great players. But some of those superstars who have donned the purple and gold weren’t all beloved...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 31,126 reads 19 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant: If Lakers Don't Win a Championship, How Does It Affect His Legacy?

    The Los Angeles Lakers looked like anything but the defending NBA champs both at the start of these playoffs and at many points during this past regular season, until Kobe Bryant ...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 7,307 reads 77 comments

  5. Los Angeles Lakers: 8 Ways for the Team's Front Office To Preserve the Dynasty

    The Los Angeles Lakers have been to three-straight NBA Finals since Pau Gasol joined Kobe Bryant in LA. This pairing ushered in a new run for the Lakers that continues this playoffs as LA seeks a three-peat...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 24,740 reads 62 comments

  6. NBA Playoffs 2011: Larry Bird and the LA Lakers' Biggest Playoff Tormentors

    The Los Angeles Lakers have a storied history of playoff success, but while their legacy as an elite NBA franchise is indisputable, many times their championship hopes have been thwarted by players and teams...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 14,607 reads 24 comments

  7. Kobe Bryant: Why the Western Conference Needs to Fear Him During Playoffs

    Kobe Bryant and his Los Angeles Lakers might not have the top seed in the Western Conference for these 2011 playoffs and may have stumbled in Game 1 of the first round, but ...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 4,487 reads 48 comments

  8. Los Angeles Lakers: Predicting Each Game for Kobe Bryant and the Lakers in April

    A month ago, everyone was wondering if Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers had turned the corner after the All-Star game. I think that has been answered with a resounding “yes...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 23,914 reads 17 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant: 8 Reasons He'll Be the Most Dangerous NBA Player in the Playoffs

    Some say that the Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant has lost something with age. But even if he has slipped back to the rest of the pack, he still is the leader of that pack...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 42,935 reads 44 comments

  10. Kobe Bryant: 5 Reasons Winning a Championship This Year Is Pivotal To His Legacy

    The Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant has already established himself as one of the top players in NBA history. That is not debatable. But what becomes very arguable is where on that list Kobe falls...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 8,577 reads 108 comments

  11. Los Angeles Lakers: Why Kobe Bryant Wants What All Men Want but Wants It More

    After his Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Miami Heat, what did Kobe Bryant do? Go out and party? Get back to the hotel and rest his aching body? Call his family? Nope. Gladiator and warrior Bryant did what is the most rare of rare in the NBA...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 418 reads 52 comments

  12. Los Angeles Lakers: When Kobe Retires, Who Should They Groom to Take His Mantle?

    While the day Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant retires is far off, that day will come. And, while it seems like all the greats can play forever, the fact is that even the best of the ...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 6,333 reads 35 comments

  13. Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade's Real Secret Weapon: Be Like Mike

    As Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant and Miami Heat Dwyane Wade get ready to battle each other this Thursday night in Miami, both players have a secret weapon in their arsenal that they don’t want you to know about...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 6,874 reads 14 comments

  14. Charlotte Bobcats: Michael Jordan's Best Move Ever...Off the Court

    The Charlotte Bobcats were stuck in mediocrity, the land where the team is not quite bad but not good either. Players knew it, diehard fans knew it and finally, Michael Jordan knew it...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 2,435 reads 7 comments

  15. Los Angeles Lakers: Predicting Each Game for Kobe Bryant and the Lakers in March

    With Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers turning the corner after the All-Star Game and the home stretch of the regular season now upon them, can they continue their improved play ...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 8,101 reads 11 comments

  16. Carmelo Anthony a NY Knick: Is This the Dawning of a New NBA Superpower Age?

    With the Denver Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony being traded to the New York Knicks right before the 2011 trade deadline, it is clear that the NBA has entered the "Age of the Superpower Team...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 2,403 reads 23 comments

  17. Los Angeles Lakers: The 10 Most Memorable Moments of the Season

    Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers have had what you could mildly call an up and down year so far. And, while everyone wants to keep talking doom and gloom and beat to death the lowlights, there have been some highlights to the season so far...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 8,406 reads 25 comments

  18. Los Angeles Lakers: Is Everyone Overreacting or Is It Time to Worry?

    After this weekend’s All-Star festivities, Kobe Bryant and his Los Angeles Lakers resume the final stretch toward the NBA playoffs...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 2,165 reads 49 comments

  19. NBA Trade Rumors: Why Denver Nuggets Must Trade Carmelo Anthony by All-Star Game

    The Denver Nuggets must move superstar Carmelo Anthony by this Sunday’s All-Star game or risk becoming the Cleveland Cavaliers of the 2011-2012 NBA season...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 1,294 reads 4 comments

  20. Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe Bryant's 81 and His 20 Greatest NBA Performances

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has an ever-growing list of great performances over his now 15-year career. But some stand out above and beyond the normal, everyday, heroic efforts of this future Hall of Fame guard...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 38,421 reads 89 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant: How Much Longer Will the Lakers Superstar Be an Elite NBA Player?

    There are those who believe Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is no longer an elite player in the NBA...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 6,217 reads 89 comments

  22. Los Angeles Lakers Trade Rumors: 10 Deals That Will Get Them Back to NBA Finals

    The trade rumor madness surrounding Kobe Bryant and his Los Angeles Lakers has reached a crescendo. We’re talking Mount Everest in the build up, the fantasy, the rumors. It’s understandable...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 24,382 reads 43 comments

  23. Los Angeles Lakers: How Much Longer Before Their Championship Window Closes?

    The buzz around the NBA centers around Kobe Bryant and the championship prowess of his Los Angeles Lakers. Questions stir as to how much longer does this current unit have at the elite level...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 2,104 reads 37 comments

  24. Los Angeles Lakers: Predicting Each Game for Kobe Bryant and Lakers in February

    The up and down ride called the Los Angeles Lakers continue their march (or is it stumble) toward destiny and a three-peat NBA title in June. The way January went for LA, many are questioning the Lakers ability to even make the Finals...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 2,908 reads 24 comments

  25. Los Angeles Lakers: Why They Must Send Statement to Boston Celtics on Sunday

    The fiercest rivalry in all of basketball renews this coming Sunday on ABC when the Los Angeles Lakers meet the Boston Celtics at Staples Center. Call it a rematch, a renewal, a regular season game...

    Pat Mixon Written by Pat Mixon about over 3 years ago 2,296 reads 46 comments