1. A Magic Win Means The Lakers Are In For The Long Haul

    While the Western Conference finished as to be expected, with the Lakers coming out on top, the Eastern Conference outcome was a little different...

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  2. Lakers Road Trip To Be a Sign of Things To Come

    After a loss at home to the weakened and injured Philadelphia team, the Lakers failed to do what the city of Los Angeles needed.....

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  3. Los Angeles Lakers: With a Foul To Give...You Have To Give It!

    I have often been quite optimistic about the Los Angeles Lakers’ chances this season, and no need to worry—that hasn't changed.I still have the Lakers finishing with the best record in the NBA...

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  4. Los Angeles' Lack of Defense Is Not a Sign of Things to Come

    The first quarter was bad. The second quarter was really bad. And although the Lakers seemed to turn the defense on when the second half began, it was too little too late. The Suns are a team that has gone through a rejuvenation of sorts...

    Walter Simonsen Written by Walter Simonsen about over 5 years ago 235 reads 3 comments

  5. This Year, No NBA Trade Will Make a Difference

    This year, there is no trade that can be made in the NBA that will make a big difference. There won't be any Pau Gasol-for-Kwame Brown steals...

    Walter Simonsen Written by Walter Simonsen about over 5 years ago 386 reads 5 comments

  6. Lakers' Grammy Road Trip Stands as One of the Best in NBA History

    Say what you will about the Los Angeles Lakers. Make the claim about how much better LeBron is than Kobe. Complain about how the Lakers always think they don't get the calls from the refs (which all NBA teams seem to do now)...

    Walter Simonsen Written by Walter Simonsen about over 5 years ago 1,509 reads 3 comments

  7. DJ Mbenga: Why Phil Jackson Needs To Play the Seven Footer

    With Andrew Bynum injured, there have been numerous recommendations as to what the Lakers should do to fill the void that seems to have been left in the paint...

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  8. Every City Could Use a Vic The Brick: Feelin' YOU!

    "Haikou for You!" "The downtown hoop dojo." "The bamboo of power." "FEELIN YOU!" Vic the Brick is one of the most interesting radio personalities on the radio in, "la Ciudad...

    Walter Simonsen Written by Walter Simonsen about over 5 years ago 1,256 reads 2 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James: Are We Really Still Debating This?

    Three Championship Rings? Check Reigning MVP? Check 81 points in a single game? Check The most points ever scored in Madison Square Garden? Check Gold Medal? Check Ability to take ...

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  10. Andrew Bynum's Injury: Just What the Rest of the Western Conference Needed

    Andrew Bynum had found his rhythm. He had become a dominant force on the inside. He had acquired five double doubles in five straight games. His impact was exactly what the L.A. Lakers needed...

    Walter Simonsen Written by Walter Simonsen about over 5 years ago 305 reads 7 comments

  11. Trevor Ariza's Concussion Hurts L.A. Lakers

    The Lakers' second unit gets a lot of credit for what they have done during this season. They consistently outscore and outplay the opposing bench. There is no doubt about the depth and overall confidence of the second team...

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  12. Jerry Buss Should Comp Me a Luxury Box at All Laker Home Games

    This year. I have been to all but five Laker home games this season. I must admit, being a musician and having ties to the house band at Staples Center really helps out when you are a lifetime Laker fan like myself...

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  13. Kwame Brown: One Of The Most Important Centers In the History Of the LA Lakers

    Within the past year, the Lakers have once again re-established themselves as the dominant team in the Western Conference. Even more so has been the key roles that have been taken on by the big men of the Lakers organization...

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  14. Lakers-Spurs Is Even More Telling Than Lakers-Celtics

    Entering the January 25th game at the Staples Center, the Los Angeles Lakers were holding the best record in the National Basketball Association...

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  15. Lamar Odom May Be the Secret to the Los Angeles Lakers' Championship Success

    When Lamar Odom was brought to the Lakers organization during the fire-sale after the '03-'04 season, he had a very clear role: The Scottie Pippen of the LA Lakers. He was supposed to be the 2 of the 1-2 punch that was intended to be Kobe and Lamar...

    Walter Simonsen Written by Walter Simonsen about over 5 years ago 1,859 reads 4 comments

  16. Andrew Bynum's Responsibility as The Big Man of Los Angeles

    Being Andrew Bynum is something most of us can't really imagine. Think about it, at 17 years old you are thrusted into the life of an adult, where you are expected to not only perform ...

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