A Few Thoughts on D’Angelo Russell’s Offensive Performance in the Lakers Preseason Opener.

The Lakers opened up their preseason play this Sunday night with a loss to the Utah Jazz. Really though, nobody was particularly focused on the score line. Instead, the biggest story of the night was simply the chance to see this new Lakers roster in action for the first time. There was Kobe, Randle, and Clarkson — enough to make a Lakers fan feel Christmas in October. The player I…


Lakers Pre-Season: What To Watch For

Pre-Season is here! After what seemed like a long off-season, we are finally going to see Lakers basketball in action. There’s plenty of excitement for this Lakers team with the team drafting D’Angelo Russell, The rise of Jordan Clarkson, Key off-season acquisitions, and how can we forget about the return of Kobe Bryant. There has been tons of speculation about what we can expect from this team and starting tonight…


Pump the Brakes on Durant to LA Rumors

Earlier today, Stephen A. Smith reported that Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant is eyeing the Los Angeles Lakers in Free Agency, next summer. Here’s what Smith had to say: “Regardless of how senseless it may (sound), in one breath I’m hearing that if Kevin Durant doesn’t stay in Oklahoma City, L.A. is his primary objective and landing spot as opposed to South Beach or even his home of Washington,…

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How Huertas can make a difference

  Huertas was officially signed by the Los Angeles Lakers on Sept 9, 2015. The Brazilian last played for FC Barcelona before joining the Lakers. He’s also got experience playing for the Brazilian national team.  Huertas is a good shooter with range from all around the floor. He has good quickness and court vision. How will his game translate in the  NBA level? Well, that remains to be seen, but his…


Lakers and Metta World Peace possible reunion

  Could the Lakers and Metta World Peace be reuniting? Apparently it’s looking that way now. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo sports, the Lakers are close to a one year deal with Metta World Peace. Word of this came out a month ago but it remained to be seen how serious the Lakers were at doing that, we likely have the answer to that right coming up. Summer of…

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2015-16 Lakers Schedule Breakdown

The 2015-2016 NBA Schedule has been released and it provides a lot of interesting matchups. Many fans took a look at the schedule and started planning their day around it. This year’s schedule will be pretty interesting for the Lakers as they have some key games that highlight the 2015-16 schedule. There were a few things that caught my eye about the Lakers schedule that should be noted, From the…


Are the Lakers A Playoff Team?

Are the Lakers playoff contenders? After the Lakers struck out on key Free Agents like LaMarcus Aldridge, DeAndre Jordan, and Kevin Love, the Lakers managed to make up for their blunders by signing Brandon Bass and Sixth Man award winner Lou Williams as well as trade for Center Roy Hibbert from the Indiana Pacers. Let’s not forget the Lakers drafting D’Angelo Russell with the Number two pick to add with…


All Time Lakers vs All-Time Bulls: Is it REALLY a debate?

  For the past week or two, we’ve been hearing about this debate about the All-Time Lakers against the All-Time Bulls. Every basketball fan on social media has shared their thoughts on this matchup of All-Time teams. It’s even gotten to the point where Scottie Pippen and Shaquille O’Neal went at it with each other via Instagram. All-Time Bulls Team that’ll consist of Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen taking on…

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Is Randle’s Recovery the Key to More Than Just His Health?

Through nothing more than the mere mention of a name, we can conjure up every detail of the myth or legend associated with them: Bill Buckner, the Fumble, the Billy Goat, Sam Bowie, Steve Bartman (sorry Cub fans, I know that’s two), and even the Madden and Sports Illustrated covers. Curse or choke? Sure, those terms certainly apply to each of these events, but when boiled down they really only…


Clarkson’s Namesake Synonymous with Success

Despite the fact that temperatures will be in the triple digits today, it’s downright cold for our young Lakers tonight in Las Vegas.  After yesterday’s loss to the New York Knicks, this collection of young talent currently donning the Purple ‘n White, is taking a beating in the media today, and deservedly so.   Throughout the game, the Lakers looked perplexed on offense, and lethargic on defense.  The ineptitude was most…

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Patience with the young core

The Lakers finished their three preliminary games for summer league yesterday and didn’t look too impressive. In fact, the Lakers haven’t looked good at all despite their lone win against the Sixers. On paper the roster looks impressive, but as we all know looking good on paper doesn’t necessarily translate into success. After watching the three games, the team looked lost on offense and the defense was just okay. Is…