1. Los Angeles Lakers: Pretenders to the Throne?

    Despite the fact that Kobe Bryant’s Los Angeles Lakers are the two-time defending NBA world champions, they certainly aren’t playing like it. As of Dec...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about over 3 years ago 2,745 reads 47 comments

  2. NBA Trade Rumors/Breaking News: Carmelo Anthony Delivers Ultimatum

    According to ESPN's Chris Sheridan, Carmelo Anthony just delivered his latest and greatest ultimatum vowing, not to sign an extension unless he's traded to the New York Knicks ...

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  3. Los Angeles Lakers: Being Ron Artest

    If you’ve ever seen the movie Being John Malkovich, you know that it was one wild and crazy ride. If not, you owe it to yourself to buy it, rent it, stream it or download it by any means necessary...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about over 3 years ago 1,224 reads 7 comments

  4. NBA BREAKING NEWS: Portland's Greg Oden's Knee Betrays Him. Again

    It looks like Greg Oden and the Portland Trailblazers are truly cursed. After drafting Oden with the No. 1 pick in 2007, he hasn't been able to play more than 82 games over four years...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about over 3 years ago 293 reads 1 comments

  5. Los Angeles Lakers' Shannon Brown: More Than Just a Dunker

    Shannon Brown has become the antithesis of the player he was a year ago. As a Los Angeles Laker, Brown became widely known for his spectacular and awe-inspiring dunks...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about over 3 years ago 2,238 reads 32 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant's Knee: How It's Held Up and What It Means for the LA Lakers

    If Kobe Bryant ’s Knee could talk it would probably say something to the effect of, “I’m so far from 100 percent it’s not even funny...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about over 3 years ago 1,330 reads 9 comments

  7. NBA Rumors: Top 10 Franchises Magic Johnson Would Help the Most

    When the Lakers issued a press release announcing the sale of Magic Johnson's minority stake of the Lakers, rampant speculation began to circulate about where Magic would take his “talents” next...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about over 3 years ago 1,039 reads 2 comments

  8. Racism in NHL?: Atlanta Thrashers Accused of Marketing Solely on Basis of Race

    Earlier today on ESPN's Around the Horn the question was posed whether the Atlanta Thrashers , the only team ever to have five black players on their roster in the history of the NHL , were clever marketers...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about over 3 years ago 2,476 reads 42 comments

  9. Refs Turn On LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Miami Heat Against Boston Celtics

    Vegas may want to revise their odds. LeBron James and the odds on favorite Miami Heat were manhandled by the Celtics in the first half of the opening game...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about over 3 years ago 959 reads 35 comments

  10. The Assassination Of The Denver Nuggets By The Coward Carmelo Anthony

    Carmelo Anthony is many things—professional basketball player, team leader, prolific scorer, husband and...coward. Like the infamous Jesse James many years before them, the Denver Nuggets are about to go down for the count...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about over 3 years ago 840 reads 24 comments

  11. Magic Johnson Sells Lakers Stake to Try His Luck in Detroit

    According to a team announcement, Ervin Magic Johnson has sold his stake in the Los Angeles Lakers to Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a Lakers season ticket holder for 25 years, for an undisclosed sum...

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  12. Agree to Disagree: After Loss in Barcelona Bryant/Jackson Fail To See Eye to Eye

    Following the back to back champion Lakers surprising loss to Regal FC Barcelona on Thursday, the web was abuzz with predictions of the Lakers fall from grace...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 1,394 reads 7 comments

  13. 2010-2011 NBA Season Preview: The All Tough Guy Team

    Anyone can make a list of the toughest guys in the NBA, but what about a list of the toughest guys on one team? As such the list must be limited to 15 players and they must be the toughest at their position...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 626 reads 9 comments

  14. 2010-2011 NBA Season Preview: The All Tough-Guy Team

    Anyone can make a list of the toughest guys in the NBA , but what about a list of the toughest guys on one team? As such the list must be limited to 15 players and they must be the toughest at their position...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 142 reads 13 comments

  15. NBA Showdown: Kobe Bryant Throws Down the Gauntlet on LeBron James.

    In what appears to be a calculated bit of promotion for the NBA , Kobe Bryant said he would beat LeBron James in a game of one-on-one after being asked at a London sports camp...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 3,331 reads 54 comments

  16. Carlos Boozer: Chicago's Future Far From Bullish as Boozer Breaks Hand

    Chicago 's Nick Friedell just reported that Carlos Boozer will miss eight weeks due to a broken right hand. The reasons for the injury which occurred during his day off have yet to be disclosed...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 1,655 reads 10 comments

  17. 2010-11 NBA Predictions: Which NBA Teams Will Fall Short of Expectations?

    Delusions of Grandeur - a delusion that you are much greater and more powerful than you really are. TNT Analyst and former Houston Rocket Kenny Smith has said that you have to delude yourself to win a championship...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 2,671 reads 41 comments

  18. Will Work For Food: 5 Players Likely to Be Waived Before The NBA Season

    The state of the economy being what it is, the last thing anyone wants to see is a pink slip. Sadly, for many erstwhile and burgeoning millionaire ballers attempting to eke out a living like the rest of us, it's very much a reality...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 110 reads 5 comments

  19. Phil Jackson Zings Heat: Says Talent Not Enough

    The Zen Master has spoken. In an interview with ESPN 1000 in Chicago, Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson exclaimed he doesn't believe talent is always enough to get it done...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 3,243 reads 45 comments

  20. Can Los Angeles Laker Newbies Adapt to the NBA's Most Intricate Offense?

    The triangle offense. The name alone conjures scores of perplexed looks and furrowed brows creating a general air of confusion. In truth, it’s one of the most complex offensive systems used in the NBA...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 1,500 reads 4 comments

  21. Shaq Vs. Kobe: Top 10 Rivalry Moments Between the L.A. Lakers Stars

    Rivalry Noun /ˈrīvəlrē/ Competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field. To compete is to know rivalry. From the beginning of time, rivalries have existed for war, for sport and for survival...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 12,862 reads 34 comments

  22. 2010 NBA Season: The Five Scariest Teams in the NBA and Why

    These are teams who, no matter the circumstances, will not let you take a night off. Their coaches won't allow it...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 2,259 reads 17 comments

  23. Superman No More: Shaquille O'Neal Embracing His Dark Side

    I had a conversation with my brother after Shaquille O'Neal signed with the Boston Celtics. He read my article Benedict Shaq (link - Shaquille) and thought that O’Neal had every right to go to the Celtics...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 2,667 reads 19 comments

  24. Kobe Bryant vs. The World

    There's a new movie opening on Friday August 13, 2010: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. The premise? To date the girl of his dreams, Pilgrim must fight and defeat her seven evil exes...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 3,711 reads 56 comments

  25. Top 10 Reasons Tiger Woods Comeback Begins at Whistling Straits

    The PGA Championship at Whistling Straits begins this week. After a humbling loss at the Bridgestone Invitational last week many of us are left to ponder—what has happened to ...

    marc mct Written by marc mct about almost 4 years ago 1,057 reads 0 comments