1. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Oklahoma City Thunder hosted the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night, and while the road team made it extremely interesting late, they couldn't muster a comeback and pull out the victory...

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  2. Who Should Get More Pick-and-Roll Action, Steve Nash or Kobe Bryant?

    The Los Angeles Lakers are built to run a pick-and-roll offense, but who should have more control of these offensive sets: Kobe Bryant, who has made it clear that the Lakers are still ...

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  3. A Timeline of Every Pau Gasol Trade Rumor from His Lakers Tenure

    While it may be true that no NBA player is safe from the dreaded rumor mill, it's fair to say that Pau Gasol is one of the easiest targets for trade rumors in today's game...

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  4. Pros and Cons for Dwight Howard Re-Signing with LA Lakers

    Dwight Howard may not have gotten his first choice when he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers , but playing for one of the most celebrated franchises in all of sports isn ’t a bad situation for most NBA superstars...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 1 year ago 13,356 reads 94 comments

  5. Utah Jazz vs. Houston Rockets: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Utah Jazz and the Houston Rockets faced off Saturday night for the second time in the 2012-'13 season, and this time Houston was able to even the series with a 124-116 victory...

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  6. Why Kobe Bryant Is NBA's Most Dominant Superstar Ever

    Once upon a time, it was common practice to wait for players to retire before we truly broke down their NBA careers...

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  7. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Memphis Grizzlies: Postgame Grades and Analysis for L.A.

    The Los Angeles Lakers entered their contest with the Memphis Grizzlies having won five of their last seven games, but it's clear at this point that they aren't over the hump just yet...

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  8. OKC Thunder Transition Game Must Go Through Kevin Durant, Not Russell Westbrook

    Russell Westbrook has become one of the most highly criticized players in the NBA , and it would do him and his reputation a great deal of good if he simply stepped aside and allowed Kevin Durant to take control in the transition game...

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  9. Kobe Bryant Must Forget About Efficiency and Re-Assume Volume Scoring Role

    Kobe Bryant is having his most efficient year to date, yet the Los Angeles Lakers are just a .500 team to begin the 2012-13 season...

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  10. Why James Harden Is Thriving in Houston

    James Harden may be just 23 years old, but he has officially become a superstar. The shooting guard signed a five-year, $80 million contract with the Houston Rockets after being ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 1 year ago 1,250 reads 2 comments

  11. New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs: Postgame Grades and Analysis for NY

    The New York Knicks entered Thursday night's contest against the San Antonio Spurs as the only unbeaten team in the entire NBA , as they'd won each of their first five contests by at least 10 points...

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  12. Why Mike D'Antoni Will Make Lakers Fans Look Foolish for Doubting Him

    When the Los Angeles Lakers fired Mike Brown, the head coaching spot was seemingly “Phil Jackson’s to lose,” according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 1 year ago 6,781 reads 19 comments

  13. Miami Heat vs. Los Angeles Clippers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    We all knew heading into the matchup between the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Clippers that this was going to be a fun one to watch...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 1 year ago 10,569 reads 46 comments

  14. How Dwight Howard's Defense Takes Pressure Off LA Lakers Offense

    When the Los Angeles Lakers traded for Dwight Howard , they brought in a player who has been one of the most dominant defensive presences in recent memory...

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  15. Top 10 Early Candidates for 2012-13 NBA Scoring Title

    The NBA scoring title has never been decided in the first two weeks of the season, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have a decent idea of who the league’s best scorers are at this point in the year...

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  16. Miami Heat vs. Houston Rockets: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Miami Heat and the Houston Rockets entered this contest with history in Miami’s favor. The Heat had won the last five matchups between the two squads, and they were averaging 112...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 1 year ago 17,069 reads 84 comments

  17. NBA Rumors: Sifting Through the Latest Buzz Around the League

    The 2012-13 NBA season may be young, but there are a number of storylines stirring when it comes to the league’s hottest rumors...

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  18. Ranking the Top 10 NBA Rookies After Week 1

    The 2012 NBA draft class was considered one of the deepest groups to enter the league in recent memory, and while there may not be star power across the board, there have been a number of good performers through the first week of the season...

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  19. Philadelphia 76ers vs. Boston Celtics: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    Both the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers entered Friday night’s contest with a 2-2 record to begin the season, but it’s the team from Philly who emerged victorious with a 106-100 win on the road...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about over 1 year ago 6,850 reads 20 comments

  20. Los Angeles Clippers vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Los Angeles Clippers traveled north Thursday night to take on the Portland Trail Blazers in their first game away from Staples Center of the 2012-13 season. The road was kind to them as they came out on top in a 103-90 victory...

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  21. Grading Dwight Howard's First Week as a Los Angeles Laker

    The first week of the 2012-13 season has ended with more questions than answers for the Los Angeles Lakers , and no one player epitomizes that notion more than the man in the middle, Dwight Howard ...

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  22. Lakers vs. Jazz: Postgame Grades and Analysis for L.A.

    The Los Angeles Lakers ’ season hasn’t started off the way most expected it would, and Wednesday night’s 95-86 loss to the Utah Jazz once against brought that sentiment straight to the surface...

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  23. 5 Things We've Learned About the Jeremy Lin and James Harden Pairing

    The Houston Rockets have a whole new look to their roster for the 2012-13 season, and at this point in the year, James Harden and Jeremy Lin have combined forces to create one of the most exciting backcourts in the entire NBA ...

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  24. The Single Greatest Player of All Time for Each NBA Franchise

    Every NBA team is full of history, and while each squad has plenty of great players who have come and gone, only one can go down as the greatest of all time for each franchise...

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  25. 5 Ways Dwight Howard Can Finally Win MVP

    Dwight Howard has been regarded as the NBA ’s best center for quite some time now, but despite producing dominant season after dominant season, the big man has yet to earn recognition as the league’s Most Valuable Player...

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