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Tag: Los Angeles Lakers

Of Donaghy and Ratings: The 2002 Western Conference Finals

The history of sports is littered with stories of cheating and people trying to seek an unfair advantage like steroid-users Barry Bonds and Mark...

There is a Hole in my Heart where Kobe Used to...

I went to Walmart and bought a PS4 a week ago. NBA 2K17 was the logical choice for my first game. I’ve been playing...

The Doppelgänger: NBA/NFL Pairs

There are many similarities between the NBA and NFL. First off, both sports use a ball…pretty obvious. Second, the two leagues have teams in...

Drama with Lakers Front Office Leads to Rebranding of the Franchise

Here’s a sibling rivalry between two powerful heirs of ownership. The full control of the Lakers organization is coveted almost as much as the...

Who’s Passing LA?

For many millennials, school is back in session. Introductions are being made, pens and pencils are clicking and scribbling, and the grind season has...

Stars or Starters?

The Lakers are having - for lack of a better word, an "interesting" season so far. What once was a Cinderella story with an...

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Love & Basketball, or Something: Bachelorette Contestant and former Albany Point...

Back in the day, if you wanted to mix basketball and romance, you fired up the VCR, blew the dust off the VHS jacket,...

The NBA Draft Lottery is for Losers

On Tuesday night, a number of dreams were cast to the winds while others were shattered. The NBA Draft Lottery took place and the...

Looking Back at the 1999-2000 Portland Trail Blazers

Despite winning the NBA championship in 1977, the Portland Trailblazers have long been known as a forlorn franchise with terrible luck with injuries. Bill...

Through the Cracks: the 1991-92 Cleveland Cavaliers

When you research basketball thoroughly, you learn to appreciate the teams that have been forgotten, the players whose feats have been surpassed and beaten....

That Time I Hooped With That Guy From That Show

I saw Greg Oden at a Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles once. This was back in 2011, when he was just entering the free fall...