Category Archives: NBA

Lakers Looking Good Despite The Sad State of the NBA

As the brief NBA exhibition season is set to begin, and as fans in Los Angeles are clamoring for the start of a new era in Lakers’ basketball led by Lonzo Ball, politics and finances are the issues that today … Continue reading

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Magic-Pelinka Partnership Off To Great Start

When Magic Johnson was appointed President of Basketball Operations for the Lakers, on one hand it was an absolute step forward to remove the moribund Jim Buss/Mitch Kupchak regime, but on the other hand, the list of star NBA ball … Continue reading

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NBA Jerks Exploit Fans and Disgrace the Game By Sitting Out

A mere five years ago it was virtually unheard of for a millionaire professional basketball star to sit out a league game because the poor little guy was just too tired to pull on his shorts, endorse his latest pay … Continue reading

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Looking Deeper Into the Boogie Cousins Trade

Consensus opinion among the “experts” was that the Sacramento Kings got the very short end of the deal that sent the team’s one star player, DeMarcus Cousins, to the New Orleans Pelicans for draft choices and a trio of underachieving … Continue reading

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Despite the Fast Start, Did the Clippers Do Enough in Offseason?

The LA Clippers had their most impressive victory of the young season in a record-setting game last night in San Antonio, defeating the Spurs by 24 points, 116 to 92, behind the continued great play of Blake Griffin and a … Continue reading

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40-Minute Lakers Need to Finish Strong

For the second game in a row, the LA Lakers played well, for about 40 minutes. Unfortunately, they are not a college basketball team, but rather play in the NBA, which requires its games last for 48 minutes. On Sunday, … Continue reading

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Will the Lakers Turn Around the Road Trip Against HIll-Less Pacers?

The Lakers are in Indiana to face a new-look Pacers team, after their disappointing late blow-out loss to the Thunder Sunday night. I thought the game would be a lot closer, as it was until the eight minute mark or … Continue reading

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A Big, Early-Season Test for the Lakers

The 1-1 Lakers take on the 2-0 Oklahoma City Thunder later this afternoon, and it’s a big, early-season test for Los Angeles, and for Oklahoma City. After the Lakers’ season-opening win at home against Houston, they lost their road opener … Continue reading

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Hard to Find An Upgrade to Clippers’ Roster

The 2015-2016 season was a major disappointment for the LA Clippers, but much of that was due to injury, in particular the injuries that kept Blake Griffin out for much of the season and then that knocked Chris Paul out … Continue reading

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