1. Los Angeles Lakers Disappointment: Was It Really So Shocking?

    In the dizzying hangover of the NBA Playoffs , Los Angeles Lakers fans have barely emerged from the shocking haze of Kobe and Co. being swept out of the second round by the previously much-maligned-in-LA Dallas Mavericks ...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about over 3 years ago 96 reads 1 comments

  2. Los Angeles Lakers: Are They the Most Classless Team in the NBA?

    Goodbye Lakers dynasty. Goodbye Laker dreams. Goodbye fake, front-running bandwagon Lakers fans. Thanks for the memories. As a true purple-and-gold Lakers fan, I know the storybook fairy tale has come to an end...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about over 3 years ago 1,108 reads 4 comments

  3. Los Angeles Lakers: Are They the Worst Championship Defending Team Ever?

    As a lifelong Laker fan and season ticket holder, I'm disgusted. The Lakers this season truly DO NOT care. They don't care about us fans. They don't care about Laker pride...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about over 3 years ago 3,466 reads 85 comments

  4. L.A. Lakers and Miami Heat: A Tale of Two Cities

    Their similarities are uncanny. Both the No. 2 seed in their respective conferences. Both led by superstar, Jordan-eque players. Both facing the No. 3 seed in the second round of the playoffs...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about over 3 years ago 478 reads 2 comments

  5. L.A. Lakers: Buckus Toothnail FAQs

    As a well-known Lakers fan, I'm constantly asked by NBA veteran and newbie fans alike about my opinions of, well, EVERYTHING...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about over 3 years ago 135 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Finals: Top 3 Ways the LA Lakers Can Beat the Chicago Bulls

    As a lifelong Lakers fan, nothing pleases me more than when I see our team on that make-shift stage with the Larry O'Brien Trophy, hoisted by our MVP, whether it's Magic Johnson, Kareem ...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 559 reads 1 comments

  7. Kobe Bryant's Miami Workout: Is the Black Mamba Too Dedicated for His Own Good?

    As commendable as it might be, did Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant open himself up to fatigue and potential injury through overexertion with his Miami post-game workout? Tough losses...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 3,007 reads 38 comments

  8. Around NBA: Kobe Bryant Needs Tiger Blood After Miami Heat Crushes LA Lakers

    #WINNING Perhaps Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant needed to heed advice from former "Two and a Half Men" sitcom star Charlie Sheen in his recent Guinness World Record-setting Twitter odyssey...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 1,140 reads 17 comments

  9. NBA Prediction: The Boston Celtics Will Lose to the Los Angeles Clippers

    Note: The original article was written and published hours before the game tip-off. For some reason the article was deleted, perhaps by accident, so this is a re-post. There, I said it...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 818 reads 2 comments

  10. NBA Prediction: The Los Angeles Lakers Will Lose To the Miami Heat on March 10

    There, I said it. The Los Angeles Lakers will play the Miami Heat on the road at the American Airlines Arena on Thursday, March 10...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 1,900 reads 43 comments

  11. NBA Playoffs Preview: Battle of the "Big Threes", New York Knicks Vs. the World

    In what is inching closer to reality, the New York Knicks are looking likely to face the Miami Heat in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 1,690 reads 1 comments

  12. Lakers Tips: How Kobe Bryant Can Lead LA to Beat Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat

    Where's the beef? That's the question NBA fans have been asking when watching recent games of the free-falling Miami Heat ...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 1,192 reads 17 comments

  13. L.A. Lakers: Would You Trade Kobe Bryant for the Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose?

    Consider this: Kobe Bryant is over 32 years old. Derrick Rose is only 22 years old. Kobe has won only one NBA MVP Award in his 15 season career...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 4,719 reads 66 comments

  14. Miami Heat: Who Should Be Traded, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh?

    The Miami Heat are falling apart. After losing four games in a row and five-of-six, including a humiliating 30-point beat-down by the San Antonio Spurs and close defeats to ...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 5,129 reads 23 comments

  15. NBA Finals: How the Miami Heat Will Challenge the LA Lakers for the NBA Title

    Boo-hoo. The Miami Heat have been losing games, and losing badly. Not by blow-outs necessarily other than that embarrassing 30 point loss to the San Antonio Spurs last week...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 2,908 reads 26 comments

  16. Around NBA: Do the Miami Heat Need to Fire Erik Spoelstra and Hire a Real Coach?

    The answer is a resounding YES. The Miami Heat need a new coach. That is not debatable anymore. Ever since the beginning of the season, coach Erik Spoelstra had been placed ...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 3,143 reads 8 comments

  17. Why Injury to the Spurs' Tony Parker Means LA Lakers Will Face Tougher Playoffs

    The San Antonio Spurs have been this season's surprising NBA success story. Almost no one had predicted in the offseason that the Spurs would be the top team in the league, ...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 1,388 reads 20 comments

  18. Why Chauncey Billups, Not Carmelo Anthony, Is the New King of New York

    When Camelo Anthony's much-ballyhooed trade to the New York Knicks was made, most Knicks fans thought the team had given up way too much...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 1,313 reads 10 comments

  19. How the Boston Celtics Trading of Kendrick Perkins Was to Sabotage the LA Lakers

    Of all the trades that happened before the trading deadline, the one that was most shocking was not Carmelo Anthony being traded to the New York Knicks , which everyone expected, ...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 2,302 reads 41 comments

  20. Has Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers Hit Rock Bottom?

    The worst team in the NBA are the Cleveland Cavaliers . Rejected by international basketball superstar LeBron James last summer, the team has gone from being the best team ...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 1,171 reads 53 comments

  21. Strikeforce Grand Prix Fix, No UFC 116: Was Fedor Emelianenko Robbed?

    Those of us that had tuned into Saturday night's fight between MMA heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko and feared heavyweight contender Antonio Silva were in for a shock...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 2,100 reads 37 comments

  22. Cleveland Cavs Rob NBA Fans of All-Time Shame Game with Victory Over LA Clippers

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have finally done it. No, they weren't able prevent themselves from owning the NBA 's record for longest consecutive losing streak in a single season...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 670 reads 6 comments

  23. Defeated By The Lakers: How Ray Allen's Record Night Caused The Celtics Loss

    Playing against the Los Angeles Lakers at the TD Garden, Boston Celtics All-Star guard Ray Allen made the 2,561st three-pointer of his career, breaking the all-time NBA record ...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 1,348 reads 9 comments

  24. Lakers vs. Celtics: How the LA Lakers Just Helped Miami With a Win Over Boston

    The Los Angeles Lakers avenged a punishing defeat by the Boston Celtics on Jan. 30 at the Staples Center with a convincing victory tonight at the TD Garden, taking control of the second half to win 92-86...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 1,501 reads 22 comments

  25. Carmelo Anthony: Is He Pulling a Kobe Bryant and Threatening the Knicks?

    After the recently rumored Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks trades for Denver Nuggets superstar Carmelo Anthony began falling through, Anthony made the sudden announcement ...

    Buckus Toothnail Written by Buckus Toothnail about almost 4 years ago 1,764 reads 4 comments