1. Kobe Bryant Is Actually the Perfect Leader for the Education of Dwight Howard

    Who better to show Dwight Howard how to run a franchise like the Los Angeles Lakers than Kobe Bryant ? Howard will thrive as the next main star in L.A. when Kobe is gone...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 1,864 reads 15 comments

  2. How Much Longer Can the Golden State Warriors Be Satisfied with .500 Basketball?

    Consider this scenario for the Golden State Warriors . Before the NBA season started, if the Dubs knew, after 13 games, that they would get a combined 4...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 2,437 reads 5 comments

  3. 5 Interesting L.A. Lakers Lineup Combos for Mike D'Antoni to Experiment with

    Mike D'Antoni is not Phil Jackson. But he is no slouch, either. From the short-term look of it, anyone not named Mike Brown at the helm is a plus for the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 2,486 reads 11 comments

  4. Buying or Selling on 10 Expectations for the Golden State Warriors

    The Golden State Warriors had an offseason filled with high expectations. Featuring a roster that actually resembled normalcy in the NBA , above all else, the Warriors were going to be competitive...

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  5. 5 Backup Pointmen L.A. Lakers Would Rather Have Than Steve Blake and Chris Duhon

    The Los Angeles Lakers fired Mike Brown. The way it has looked so far this season, L.A. would rather have anyone else as head coach. The same could be said about Steve Blake and Chris Duhon as backup point guards...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 3,935 reads 23 comments

  6. Chris Paul and 6 NBA Stars Who Will Age Gracefully

    Every NBA player loses their hops, gets slower and becomes less athletic as they age. But that doesn't necessarily mean they will become worse basketball players. Many guys in the NBA rely on their elite athleticism to succeed in the league...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 3,139 reads 10 comments

  7. How Many Games Can Golden State Warriors' Starters Be Healthy for This Year?

    If healthy, the Golden State Warriors were going to make the NBA Playoffs. Well, that lasted all of one game...

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  8. Last Season's Breakouts Who Will Prove to Be NBA One-Hit Wonders

    In the NBA last season, unproven players were given the chance to shine due to the strike-shortened campaign. A big reason for the opportunity was due to the number of veteran players who started the season out-of-shape...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 5,263 reads 10 comments

  9. 15 Reasons Why We're in for One of the Most Exciting NBA Seasons of All Time

    The 2012-2013 NBA season is setting up to be one of the best of all time. The trade of James Harden to the Houston Rockets is the perfect start to what could be a wild and unpredictable season...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 3,871 reads 21 comments

  10. 5 Golden State Warriors Who Must Have a Career Year to Ensure Playoff Berth

    The Golden State Warriors are going to need a team effort to make the NBA playoffs this season. With the Western Conference as tough as it is, every member of the Warriors will need to bring it night after night...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 5,336 reads 11 comments

  11. Putting Together the Best Game Plan for a Healthy Golden State Warriors Team

    This season the Golden State Warriors will be able to use a specific game plan to match up against specific opponents and situations...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 1,751 reads 7 comments

  12. How Klay Thompson Will Win the NBA's Most Improved Player Award

    The Golden State Warriors are expecting a lot from Klay Thompson . In return, simply by giving Thompson more playing time with consistent touches, the NBA 's Most Improved Player Award is his to lose...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 2,916 reads 5 comments

  13. Projecting Each Golden State Warriors' Minutes Per Game

    How good are the Golden State Warriors going to be this season? Well, if available minutes are any indicator, the Warriors will have the depth to matchup with anyone. We have to give Mark Jackson a pass last season...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 1,985 reads 4 comments

  14. 5 Nationally Televised Games for Golden State Warriors to Prove They're Legit

    It's not just Golden State Warriors fans that know their team can be a force this season. The NBA is aware, too...

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  15. L.A. Lakers: Breaking Down the Best Way to Shut Down Each Starter

    The additions of Dwight Howard and Steve Nash give the Los Angeles Lakers arguably the best starting five in the NBA . Offensively, the Lakers' first five will be virtually impossible to shut down...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 3,200 reads 6 comments

  16. 7 Reasons the Golden State Warriors Won't Miss the Playoffs Yet Again

    Mark Jackson will not guarantee that the Golden State Warriors will make the NBA playoffs this season. I'll just have to do it for him this year. This Warriors team is going to the 2013 NBA playoffs...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 3,827 reads 14 comments

  17. Golden State Warriors: 8 Western Conference Matchup Nightmares

    The Western Conference is loaded with matchup nightmares. At least the Golden State Warriors now have Andrew Bogut to help minimize many potential matchup problems...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 2,170 reads 10 comments

  18. Can Harrison Barnes Best Klay Thompson's Rookie Season for Golden State Warriors

    Klay Thompson cast a big shadow on every rookie coming in to play for the Golden State Warriors this season. If there is any rookie capable of outshining Thompson's stellar rookie campaign from a season ago, it's Harrison Barnes ...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 2,387 reads 6 comments

  19. L.A. Lakers: Pre-Training Camp Player Power Rankings

    The Los Angeles Lakers are now loaded with NBA stars. Well, even more so than before. The power rankings within the Lakers' own organization will be key for everyone to understand their hierarchy and new role in Los Angeles...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 21,047 reads 146 comments

  20. Golden State Warrior Fans Shouldn't Fret Over Andrew Bogut's Injury Past

    Andrew Bogut is being counted on to get the Golden State Warriors into the playoffs. That’s going to be difficult if he is hurt all the time...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about almost 2 years ago 1,541 reads 8 comments

  21. Which LA Lakers Star Will Sell the Most Jerseys in 2012-13?

    The Los Angeles Lakers made the biggest splash in the NBA this offseason. Trading for Dwight Howard and signing Steve Nash means No. 12 and No. 10 Lakers jerseys will be showing up around the world...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about 2 years ago 5,194 reads 17 comments

  22. 5 NBA Teams Who Are Still a Few Years Away from Being Legit Threats to the Title

    One hand. We can count the teams that are serious contenders for the NBA title with one hand. You only need three fingers if we go by the recent ESPN.com poll . Compare that to the NFL where half the league are legitimate Super Bowl contenders...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about 2 years ago 31,009 reads 140 comments

  23. Can Andrew Bogut Make the Golden State Warriors a Decent Defensive Team?

    The Golden State Warriors will be an exciting team for a different reason this season. They are actually going to be a decent defensive team. It's strange to be looking forward to defensive slug-fests, yet here we are...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about 2 years ago 1,935 reads 4 comments

  24. How Each Golden State Warriors Offseason Acquisition Should Be Utilized

    Everyone is expecting playoffs for the Golden State Warriors . They have a lot of new talent that will play an important role in achieving that goal. For half a team not having played together in a Warriors uniform, it's not going to be easy...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about 2 years ago 5,059 reads 9 comments

  25. 5 Best Situational Lineups for the Golden State Warriors in 2012-13

    The Golden State Warriors are going to feature their most balanced team in years. With a revamped roster they can feature many versatile lineups for whatever situation arises. Mark Jackson does indeed have the talent to work with...

    James  Pearson Written by James Pearson about 2 years ago 3,973 reads 16 comments