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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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“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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Young Athletes Like Kyle Lowry Are Stealing Money From Their Teams and From Their Fans

Earlier this NBA season and before his latest season-ending injury, I frequently wrote about the Lakers’ vacationing millionaire, about how Kobe Bryant passed up game after game to stay home sipping Pina Coladas and counting his $23 million. But, after … Continue reading

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Catching Up on the Lakers

Boy, go out of town for a week, and you can miss a lot. Let’s see, have the Lakers’ been in the news? OK, the vacationing millionaire will now have the next ten months off, with his torn rotator cuff. … Continue reading

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$23 Million Only Buys the Lakers 16% Shooting

The vacationing millionaire showed up for work tonight, and the full-strength Lakers combined with Miami to put on one of the most horrid displays of supposedly “professional” basketball ever seen in the long and sometime dubious history of the NBA. … Continue reading

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Kobe’s Latest Vacation Ends, Rumored to Be At Work Tonight

Rumors are rampant across the SoCal basketball world that the vacationing millionaire is back from his latest respite and just might show up for work at Staples Center tonight. Having been busy sipping Pina Coladas and counting his $23 million … Continue reading

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Tough Work Week for Lakers’ Vacationing Millionaire

It sure has been a tough work week for the Lakers’ vacationing millionaire. He had to stop laboring on the arduous count of his $23 million season’s salary to play in last Sunday’s game against Indiana, but then resumed his … Continue reading

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