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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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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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Finally, Lakers Are On the Right Track, Mostly

Two years ago today, the worst LA Lakers’ team in history (prior to 2015-2016) tipped off the 2014-2015 season with the first of five straight loses to start the season on the way to a 21-61 record. That first loss … Continue reading

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Kobe Bryant Retirement – Better Now Than Later

Willie Mays, honored this past week as a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, was quite possibly one of the ten greatest baseball players ever, and during much of his career was widely regarded as the game’s greatest active … Continue reading

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2016 Lakers: The Wrong Roster, the Wrong Coach

It’s no surprise that both at halftime and after Friday nights embarrassing loss to Sacramento, that Lakers’ coach Byron Scott had many choice words for his team. Some of those words included Scott’s saying that ”I told my team they … Continue reading

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“New Look” Lakers Could Exceed Last Year’s Awful Record

Gone are Jordan Hill and Carlos Boozer, gone are Jeremy Lin and Wayne Ellington, gone are Ed Davis and Xavier Henry, gone are Wesley Johnson and Jabari Brown, and gone is the NBA’s worst, least talented player, Ronnie Price. Now … Continue reading

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Clippers Sizzle While Lakers Snore

The NBA off-season dance has been fascinating to watch as Cleveland and San Antonio stand out for their quick and aggressive actions and as the forest of tall tress of big men fall fast and furious, one after another. As … Continue reading

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Dirk, Monta, Not as Sick as the Lakers

With stars Dirk Nowitzki and Monta Ellis battling illness, bedazzling newcomer Rajon Rondo easily led the Dallas Mavericks to a win tonight against the moribund LA Lakers, who once again combined the worst defense seen in the NBA in many … Continue reading

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Lakers Lineup Changes Look For More Defense

When the Lakers took the court on Sunday against New Orleans, Carlos Boozer and Jeremy Lin stayed back, finding seats on the bench. Replacing them in the starting lineup were, respectively, Ed Davis and Ronnie Price. While Boozer has been … Continue reading

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