The Lakers are desperate to find a way to prevent their season from ending. So what's the solution? The same guy who pissed off millions of viewers with a heartless attack is the unsung hero turning things around.
As hard as it is to believe -- especially after Kobe Bryant's 43-point Game 5 performance -- Bryant will ultimately pass the torch to Bynum. But is it a torch he is willing to accept?
I'm all about second chances. And third chances, because hey, I'm not perfect either. But for Mr. World Peace, the elbow mistake was the icing on a very large cake baked from a long, sordid history of NBA citations, fines and suspensions.
Quality rap music is few and far between these days but a union of this magnitude has endless possibilities. After getting a sample of the greatness on "Mercy" the whole word is patiently waiting for more of the classic material. From the looks of it Its gonna be a G.O.O.D. summer!
The attempts to ostracize Metta World Peace, who's been such an ambassador for mental health awareness, are just ignorant and mean spirited. He was removed from the game, he's been suspended, now leave him be.
So many extreme athletes and power players do outrageous things outside of their sport or job. Why? Because the thrill of an adrenaline rush is often exceeded by the agony of an adrenaline crash.
I would argue, notwithstanding the endless echo chamber of political insiders and slashing attacks that is called our public discourse, that the wonderful story of Jeremy Lin tells us far more about America than partisan debates or talking heads.
The third race yesterday at Santa Anita featured the long shot #7 horse, Winforlin. She's a five-year-old mare who has never won. But with all the Lin-Sanity? She beat out two horses, finishing sixth. Lincompetent if you ask me.
When we talk about basketball greatness, the fact is that people use statistics or, all too often, one statistic, to identify those worthy of praise. But when you look at the stats properly, Magic simply destroys Kobe.
In the ninth episode of Sports Blitz Now, Jordan Schultz and host Scott Braun break down the Giants chances of beating Green Bay at Lambeau Field, and why Tim Tebow's miraculous season is about to come to an abrupt end.
Sooner or later, the Los Angeles Lakers are going to reach a breaking point. In an early season matchup with middling Houston Tuesday night, we saw Kobe Bryant completely take control of a non-functional offense and revert to Black Mamba, circa 2006.
Sports fans, basketball fans, fans of all ages and genders, it is time to have the courage to call out David Stern for megalomania.
In my studies I've come across a few interesting trends that may prove that Superman II will indeed be sporting a Lakers jersey and hoisting up the world championship hardware at seasons end.
It was clear everyone's first call would go to Orlando and New Orleans, seeking the prize 2012 free agents. What wasn't clear was that either would be available.
When the NBA couldn't get a full ban on sign-and-trades, it left his Lakers in position to pull off a coup they're dreaming of, which would make signing LeBron James pale in comparison.
I have a suggestion to solve this sport's crisis. Give Mark Cuban the power to rep the owners with full authority to agree to the terms of a contract.