1. Jordan Hill Likely out for the Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers have been bitten hard by the injury bug this year. Things went from bad to worse on Friday as they learned that Jordan Hill will likely miss the remainder of the season with a tear in his hip...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about over 1 year ago 167 reads 0 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant Finally Joins Twitter

    After years of avoiding the popular social networking site, Kobe Bryant finally gave in and decided it was time to join Twitter. In a message to his Facebook fans, Bryant simply stated, "Twitter up (@kobebryant)...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about over 1 year ago 859 reads 1 comments

  3. Lakers' Biggest Moments of 2012

    The Los Angeles Lakers have had the wildest year in recent memory. The team easily dominated the headlines with trades, brawls, coaching changes, broken records and enough off-court drama to fill a reality TV show...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about over 1 year ago 754 reads 0 comments

  4. Why Lakers' Steve Nash Has a Better Shot at MVP Than Kobe

    The Los Angeles Lakers struggled without Steve Nash in the lineup. While the star point guard was out, the Lakers dug themselves five games below the .500 mark as they struggled to find some sort of rhythm in the new offense...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about over 1 year ago 979 reads 5 comments

  5. Grading Steve Nash's Return

    The Los Angeles Lakers surely missed Steve Nash this season. During the time he was sidelined with a leg injury, the Lakers accumulated a losing record and had difficulty running their offense...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about over 1 year ago 1,464 reads 2 comments

  6. Los Angeles Lakers: Should They Fire Mike D'Antoni?

    Mike Brown was given five games to show what he could do with this team. In those five games, he accumulated a record of 1-4. He was fired. Mike D'Antoni was brought into the Lakers right afterward to turn things around...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about over 1 year ago 373 reads 106 comments

  7. Los Angeles Lakers: 10 Ways They Could Miss the Playoffs

    The Lakers are struggling more than any other "playoff contender" in the NBA . As it currently stands, the Lakers sit in 11th place in the Western Conference standings. If the playoffs were to start today, they would obviously miss them...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about over 1 year ago 1,267 reads 2 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant: Is He Still Better Than Kevin Durant?

    The Los Angeles Lakers will play the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight in their first meeting since the Thunder knocked the Lakers out of the playoffs a season ago...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about over 1 year ago 2,386 reads 14 comments

  9. Why Jim Buss Should Resign from Lakers

    For the past few years, Jim Buss has been given more and more control over the Los Angeles Lakers in hopes of continuing the winning traditions in LA...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about over 1 year ago 3,310 reads 15 comments

  10. Los Angeles Lakers: Top 10 Moments of November

    It has been a wild month in Laker Land to say the least. From coaching changes to amazing performances, the Los Angeles Lakers have had the NBA 's brightest spotlight once again this year, and it has only been a month...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about over 1 year ago 2,351 reads 1 comments

  11. Los Angeles Lakers: Best Head Coaches of All Time

    Mike D'Antoni confirmed he would be making his first appearance as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday against the Brooklyn Nets . The official debut came more than a week after he was acquired...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about over 1 year ago 846 reads 2 comments

  12. Los Angeles Lakers: Grading Every Player After First 10 Games

    The Los Angeles Lakers have once again taken the headlines by storm this season, and it's only been 10 games. But in the midst of all the commotion and drama, it's easy to forget that there is still basketball to be played...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about over 1 year ago 3,726 reads 6 comments

  13. Kobe Bryant: Why He Is Still a Top 5 Player in the NBA

    Kobe Bryant was once again left out of the Top Five in ESPN's annual player rankings for the second straight season. Even after averaging an impressive 27.9 PPG, 5.4 RPG and 4...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about almost 2 years ago 5,013 reads 248 comments

  14. Derek Fisher to Return to the Los Angeles Lakers?

    This past Tuesday, former Laker great and five-time NBA champion Derek Fisher returned to the Lakers practice facility in El Segundo, CA to take part in an informal workout session...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about almost 2 years ago 16,222 reads 58 comments

  15. Metta World Peace: Why the LA Lakers Will Win 73 Games

    Being the competitor that he is, it's easy to understand why Metta World Peace would want to aim so high...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about almost 2 years ago 2,735 reads 25 comments

  16. Los Angeles Lakers' Top 10 Rivals of All Time

    The Los Angeles Lakers didn't become the most storied franchise in all of basketball without making a few rivals along the way...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about almost 2 years ago 2,724 reads 5 comments

  17. Los Angeles Lakers: Who Are Lakers' Biggest Hurdles to a Title?

    Expectations will be higher than usual this upcoming season for the Los Angeles Lakers . Not in recent memory has a team possessed this kind of star power with this much potential...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about almost 2 years ago 4,615 reads 10 comments

  18. Los Angeles Lakers: 10 Bold Predictions for the New-Look Lakers in 2012-13

    The Los Angeles Lakers will have the spotlight once again this upcoming season. The pressure is on once more for this franchise to win a title and to do it in their classic Hollywood-storyline manner...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about almost 2 years ago 7,292 reads 81 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant: 5 Ways He Can Win His Second MVP Award

    Kobe Bryant will be considered one of the 10 best players of all time when it's all said and done without question. The only problem is that he runs the risk of being one of the few greats with only one MVP award in his trophy case...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about almost 2 years ago 17,823 reads 557 comments

  20. Mark Cuban Won't Admit It, but He Fears the LA Lakers

    Mark Cuban said this week that he's not expecting the newly-revamped Lakers to win a title come June. Citing the 2003-04 Lakers as his primary example, Cuban stressed that it takes "chemistry" to win a title...

    Michael Rios Written by Michael Rios about almost 2 years ago 1,974 reads 6 comments