1. Should Tarik Black Replace Jordan Hill on the L.A. Lakers Roster Next Season?

    In what is surely a year of rebuilding and rebirth, the Los Angeles Lakers are faced with the possibility that their experiment with Jordan Hill as starting center may have run its course...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 15 days ago 32,128 reads 85 comments

  2. Jordan Clarkson's Emergence Means Lakers Should Avoid Rondo

    Sometimes the answers to our most important questions are right under our nose. In the case of who should play point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers , the answer was sitting on ...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 22 days ago 35,920 reads 174 comments

  3. Pros and Cons of Los Angeles Lakers Pursuing Rajon Rondo During 2015 Free Agency

    Are the Los Angeles Lakers really serious about pursuing Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo this summer when he becomes an unrestricted free agent? And if they are, ...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 29 days ago 43,636 reads 301 comments

  4. 5 Potential Free-Agent Small Forwards for Los Angeles Lakers to Pursue in 2015

    The Los Angeles Lakers have a player shopping list almost as long as their worst losing streak of the season, a nine-game slide in January that fell just one game short of the team record...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 1 month ago 37,668 reads 176 comments

  5. Who Should Los Angeles Lakers Pair with Julius Randle in the 2015 NBA Draft?

    Assuming the Los Angeles Lakers keep their top-five draft pick this June, the decision on whom to select may come down to availability...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 1 month ago 56,361 reads 211 comments

  6. Toughest Decisions the LA Lakers Need to Make

    The Los Angeles Lakers have nowhere to go but up. Or so it seems. Spiraling toward another record-busting season of losses, the 19-52 Lakers face tough decisions at almost every level of the organization, though primarily on the court...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 1 month ago 30,170 reads 112 comments

  7. Could Los Angeles Lakers Backcourt of the Future Be Hiding in Plain Sight?

    For all the persistent questions the Los Angeles Lakers have had in trying to find a solid backcourt solution the past few seasons, the answer may just possibly be right in front of them...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 2 months ago 10,431 reads 10 comments

  8. Los Angeles Lakers Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for March

    March Madness has a whole different meaning if you’re a long-suffering Los Angeles Lakers fan who is angry and dejected over their completely underwhelming performance this season...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 3 months ago 9,177 reads 28 comments

  9. What Position Should Los Angeles Lakers Target in 2015 NBA Draft?

    The Los Angeles Lakers have traditionally built championship teams around two or three significantly superior athletes, filling in with strong role players and a solid bench...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 3 months ago 27,010 reads 194 comments

  10. Predicting Which Los Angeles Lakers Will Be Traded Before the 2015 NBA Deadline

    As the Los Angeles Lakers continue their long, slow slide into basketball abyss, the players have shifted their focus from winning games to competing among themselves for a job next season...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 4 months ago 42,303 reads 133 comments

  11. 5 Potential Stars Los Angeles Lakers Can Chase During 2015 Free Agency

    Summer can't come soon enough for the Los Angeles Lakers faithful. Big changes are in store for a franchise that's produced just 13 wins in its first 47 games...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 4 months ago 14,525 reads 12 comments

  12. Predicting Who Stays and Goes Next Season from Current Los Angeles Lakers Roster

    All bets are off when it comes to the Los Angeles Lakers and their precarious, unpredictable future. At this point in a miserable season that will likely surpass last year’s ...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 4 months ago 32,018 reads 175 comments

  13. Why Robert Sacre Could Be the Los Angeles Lakers' Unlikeliest Trade Candidate

    At 7’, 270 pounds, center Robert Sacre takes up a lot of space for the Los Angeles Lakers . Especially when he’s sitting on the end of the bench...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 4 months ago 35,176 reads 104 comments

  14. Evaluating Byron Scott's Performance as Lakers Head Coach

    Any way you slice it, Byron Scott gets a proverbial hall pass as first-year head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 4 months ago 17,538 reads 119 comments

  15. Which Los Angeles Lakers Have a Legitimate Future with the Team?

    The Los Angeles Lakers can't win for losing. No sentiment seems more appropriate for this talent-deprived team that runs the risk of losing a top-five NBA lottery draft pick next June if it ekes out too many wins during the regular season...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 5 months ago 27,281 reads 98 comments

  16. Biggest Early Season Storylines for Los Angeles Lakers

    Like the New York Yankees, Montreal Canadiens or Green Bay Packers, the Los Angeles Lakers conjure up the very essence of a mythical, iconic franchise—even when they’re not very good...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 6 months ago 12,754 reads 49 comments

  17. Los Angeles Lakers' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

    If form holds true this holiday season, the Los Angeles Lakers will be left with little to show for the 15 games they play in December. With injuries and losses stacking up like so many old T-shirts, the Lakers' prospects appear bleak at best...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 6 months ago 13,131 reads 31 comments

  18. 5 Potential Solutions to Los Angeles Lakers' Obvious Small Forward Problem

    The Los Angeles Lakers face a number of problems this season, not the least of which is a lack of quality depth at nearly every position...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 6 months ago 5,634 reads 11 comments

  19. 5 Changes the Los Angeles Lakers Have to Make to Get Back on Track

    The Los Angeles Lakers have spoiled the faithful with 16 world championships. That is yesterday's news. On pace to suffer through their worst season ever (since last year), the depleted 1-8 Lakers have more holes than a bagel factory...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 6 months ago 41,742 reads 130 comments

  20. The Biggest Hurdles Los Angeles Lakers Will Have to Clear During 2014-15

    Time is not on the side of the Los Angeles Lakers , but time is all they really have. It’s been almost 60 years since the Lakers were this bad...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 7 months ago 14,854 reads 50 comments

  21. 5 Things That Have to Happen for Los Angeles Lakers to Eclipse Expectations

    Following four straight defeats to start their long NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers are registering very low readings on the expectation meter...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 7 months ago 11,207 reads 42 comments

  22. 7 Things We Can't Wait to See During Los Angeles Lakers 2014-15 Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers are not going to win an NBA championship this season. They’ll be lucky to grab a spot in the playoffs and may even finish near the bottom of the league standings...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 7 months ago 25,060 reads 68 comments

  23. Which LA Laker Benefits Most from Playing with Healthy Kobe Bryant in 2014-15?

    The most intriguing pairing on offense for the Los Angeles Lakers this season may very well be that of Kobe Bryant and Jordan Hill ...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 8 months ago 1,972 reads 3 comments

  24. Realistic Expectations for Nick Young in His 2nd Season with the LA Lakers

    Odd as it may seem, the season-ending injury to Kobe Bryant last year may have been the best thing to happen to his Lakers teammate, Nick Young...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 8 months ago 1,390 reads 2 comments

  25. What Can Lakers Center Jordan Hill Do to Justify His Big Salary in 2014-15?

    A quick glance at Jordan Hill ’s five-year NBA career shows glimmers of greatness, sudden bursts of brilliance and enough stretches of high-energy athleticism to warrant ...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 8 months ago 10,890 reads 29 comments