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Kobe's Critics Are Forgetting The Most Important Thing About Him

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Kobe Bryant is 36 years old. He has been in the NBA over half of his life, which is almost inconceivable in itself, and he's returning from a devastating knee injury that cost him pretty much an entire season. ranked him the 40th best player in the league -- and that's preposterous.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Free Agency Winners And Losers | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.18.2014 | Sports

With megastars and mega money, NBA free agency perhaps has eclipsed the regular season itself in terms of pure excitement. Rumors run wild, as players...

Should Gasol Go?

Daniel Caballero | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports
Daniel Caballero

One of the major decisions Laker management will have to decide on is the price they're willing to pay to keep Pau wearing purple and gold. I'll try to list a few of the factors that the front office should be considering as they make their decision.

6 Celebrities Who Remind Us to Not Forget Typhoon Haiyan Survivors Too Soon

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 11.27.2014 | Impact
Jonha Revesencio

While the spotlight is starting to fade as to the real situation of the survivors, there are still a handful of celebrities who never cease to use their global reach for good and constantly urge their fans to continue supporting the relief operations for the typhoon Haiyan survivors.

$1,000 For Every Point Scored

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 11.27.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pau Gasol and Nick Young did a remarkable job keeping the Los Angeles Lakers together without their two injured stars. The Golde...

Young Blood Works For The Lakers

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 12.06.2013 | Los Angeles

ONTARIO, Calif. — ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — Xavier Henry and his fellow Lakers newcomers realize they've got a chance to take charge while Los An...

Pau Shaves After 9 Years

Posted 09.13.2013 | Sports

After nine long years, L.A. Lakers star Pau Gasol has decided to shave his signature scruff. According to ProBasketballTalk, the Spaniard sported a fr...

5 Things The Lakers Need To Do

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.09.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

All is not lost for the Lakers, even if it's unclear when it will be found again. Here are five crucial moves the team should consider to get it back.

Now What?

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 07.07.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Suddenly, next season isn't looking so bright for the Los Angeles Lakers. Having been spurned by Dwight Howard, th...

Lakers' Injuries Mount

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 04.26.2013 | Sports

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Steve Nash needed three injections for pain relief on the Los Angeles Lakers' day off. He's still more likely to play in Game 3 ...

Well That's a First: Lakers Reach Two Games Above .500

Misha Hyman | Posted 05.11.2013 | Sports
Misha Hyman

Things in Lakerland have been coming together these past few weeks, and Laker Nation is beginning to buzz. Once the postseason comes along, no one will be looking forward to playing Kobe Bryant and his Lakers.

NBA World Reacts To Lakers Owner's Death

Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

The death of Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss on Monday reverberated throughout the NBA and tributes and condolences came pouring in. "We not on...

Plantar Fascia Tear: Will Lakers Pau Gasol Need Foot Surgery?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Lakers forward Pau Gasol injured the plantar fascia of his foot while playing the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. Gasol, on twitter, announced that an MRI revealed a "torn fascia." But how serious is ruptured plantar fascia, and will he need surgery?

'Kobe The Scorer' Becomes 'Kobe The Passer'

AP | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For 17 years, Kobe Bryant has been a supremely confident, ultra-aggressive offensive force who believed that the more he scores, ...

Kobe, Lakers Pull Off Upset Over Thunder

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 03.29.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — After every plot twist and dramatic turn in the Los Angeles Lakers' soap opera of a season, perhaps their stars' latest identity s...

This Season on 'The Old and the Win-less'

Nicolas B. Aziz | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports
Nicolas B. Aziz

As the February 21st trade deadline approaches, the Lakers must make these decisions very quickly; for if they do not, they put the five to ten year fate of the franchise in jeopardy.

The Ineptitude of the Los Angles Lakers

Tyler R. Tynes | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports
Tyler R. Tynes

So far the Lakers' season is nothing more than a failure, a bust, a sham in the eyes of every Los Angeles fan that hasn't jumped on the Clippers bandwagon by now.

Kobe: 'It Is Embarrassing'

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 01.22.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Off target all night, Kobe Bryant sure was on point when it was over. His frustration stood out like a breakaway dunk, his comments sharpe...

Can You Make a Case for Starting Jordan Hill Instead of Pau Gasol?

Quora | Posted 03.11.2013 | Sports

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Jonathan Brill, VP of Sales at a Software Start-Up Not really. There are a few things that m...

Staples Center Showdown

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 03.06.2013 | Los Angeles

The crosstown Clippers are fielding nicknames about their esteemed reserves. The Lakers are still figuring out who's going to permanently fit their r...

Big Baby Rejects Pau

Posted 12.03.2012 | Sports

The only way this highlight would make Orlando Magic fans feel even better would be if Glen Davis had rejected Dwight Howard instead of Pau Gasol. But...

Spurs, Lakers Battle Down To The Wire

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 01.13.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- The San Antonio Spurs' final offensive play was smartly drawn and precisely executed, ending in a clutch jumper by Danny Green. The La...

Jordan Schultz

Can Laker Woes Be Fixed? (UPDATE) | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

For the better part of the past three decades, to hear "LA is 1-4" has been nothing out of the ordinary. It's just that "LA" has typically been in ref...

Jazz Drop Lakers To 1-4 Start

AP | LYNN DeBRUIN | Posted 11.08.2012 | Sports

SALT LAKE CITY -- Before their game Wednesday, Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown remarked how easily Kobe Bryant had been scoring and in so many dif...

Panic Time For Lakers Fans?

Posted 11.02.2012 | Sports

Well, this was unexpected. With a star-studded cast including five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant, two-time MVP Steve Nash (now injured), three-tim...