While it should come as no surprise to anyone that's been keeping tabs on Los Angeles, head coach Frank Vogel and the Lakers have parted ways. This comes after a disappointing season, in which the Lakers failed to even reach the play-in, finishing the season 33-49. "Frank is a great coach and a good man. … Continue reading This Is Very Disappointing
The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics have been rivals since the beginning of the NBA's 75-year history. However, there have been times when this rivalry has been extremely heated, and other times when it's barely noticeable. In the 1960s, when the rivalry really took off, it was headlined by Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry … Continue reading As One Rival Falls to the Bottom of the NBA, Another Rises To the Top
All of the 2022 NBA All-Stars have been announced, so let's take a deep dive into this list. The starters consist of Stephen Curry, Ja Morant, DeMar DeRozan, Trae Young, LeBron James, Nikola Jokic, Kevin Durant, Joel Embiid, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Andrew Wiggins. The reserves are Jimmy Butler, James Harden, Darius Garland, Zach LaVine, Khris … Continue reading My Take on the 2022 NBA All-Stars
We are past the halfway mark of the 2021-22 NBA season, and it's clear the Lakers haven't made any real progress. Their current record is 23-24, one game below .500, good for the 8th seed in the Western Conference. This means that like last year, the Lakers would have to fight their way through the … Continue reading Will LeBron James Trade Russell Westbrook and Fire Frank Vogel? History Says Yes
The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the most hyped teams coming into the 2021-22 season, the NBA's 75th. With LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Russell Westbrook as their big three to go along with Carmelo Anthony, Deandre Jordan, Dwight Howard, Rajon Rondo, Kendrick Nunn, and Malik Monk, the Lakers have a loaded roster. While … Continue reading Should NBA Executives and Los Angeles Fans Be Worried About the Lakers?
Woj was very busy on September 2nd, 2021, letting the world know some new interesting trades and insights inside the NBA. The first piece of news came in the form of a trade between the Memphis Grizzlies and Boston Celtics. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1433820922184704000 Juan Hernangómez is a 6'9" power forward, but unfortunately, some of his best years … Continue reading The Lakers-Nets Saga Just Got Even More Interesting …
LeBron James has decided to switch his jersey number from number 23 to number six, the same number he wore for the Miami Heat from 2010-14. The official announcement came on June 9th, 2021. Credit to Adam Pantozzi of Getty Images for picture Ironically, this move came only a few days after Pat Riley, president … Continue reading LeBron James Switches Jersey Numbers; Again
On April 28th, 2021, Rui Hachimura had a decent game for the Washington Wizards, scoring 12 points along with a rebound and two assists. While this statline doesn't stand out, it was one of the most significant nights of Hachimura's career because of these two points: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUV3yIB_20c This dunk landed the number two spot on … Continue reading Rui Hachimura is One of the Best Rising Stars in the NBA. Here’s Why:
If you didn't hear, LeBron James suffered a high grade ankle sprain on March 20th, against the Atlanta Hawks, ruling him out indefinitely, per Adrian Worjanowski's report. In the Lakers 99-94 loss to the Hawks, Solomon Hill collided with James and ended up landing on his ankle. LeBron screamed in pain when the injury occurred, … Continue reading How Badly Will Injuries Affect the Lakers?