This Is Very Disappointing

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

As One Rival Falls to the Bottom of the NBA, Another Rises To the Top

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

Will LeBron James Trade Russell Westbrook and Fire Frank Vogel? History Says Yes

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

Comparing Damian Lillard and Russell Westbrook in 2021

At this point in their careers, it feels as if both Russell Westbrook and Damian Lillard have had regressions. Westbrook isn't faring well playing with other superstars on the Lakers (as I predicted) and Dame has been off to a slow start, only dunking once during the season to-date. The debate of which star point … Continue reading Comparing Damian Lillard and Russell Westbrook in 2021

Should NBA Executives and Los Angeles Fans Be Worried About the Lakers?

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?

The Lakers-Nets Saga Just Got Even More Interesting …

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 …

Report: Russell Westbrook to Build a School in Southern Los Angeles

Russell Westbrook, an MVP and 9-time All-Star, is planning to build a middle and high school in South Los Angeles. The school will be named the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Academy, as Why Not? has been Westbrook's mantra for some time. He has partnered with the L.A. Promise Fund to do so; now, Lebron James … Continue reading Report: Russell Westbrook to Build a School in Southern Los Angeles

Ranking Every NBA Team’s Second Option in the 2020-2021 Season (Part 3)

Today we're finishing off the ranking every NBA team's second option series. If you haven't read the first two, read Part 1 and Part 2 before you read this one, as they give context into how the rankings work and previous rankings. Disclaimer: This blog is my opinion, and my opinion only #9: Utah Jazz … Continue reading Ranking Every NBA Team’s Second Option in the 2020-2021 Season (Part 3)