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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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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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The Giants are Not the Padres

Subtitle: “The Difference a Day and 500 Miles Make” While questionable Dodgers’ starters and eve more undependable relief pitchers were each a big part of the team’s near record-breaking streak of 30 scoreless innings to start the 2016 season, the … Continue reading

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NBA Owners Working on Deal to Stave Off Bankruptcy & Homelessness

Just last month, Forbes published an article that revealed that the AVERAGE value of an NBA team has tripled over the past four years, and has now risen to the sum of $1.25 Billion. During the brief tenure of new … 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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Scott’s Take on Russell Reveals His Own Inadequacies

D’Angelo Russell’s first game in the NBA was an absolute disaster, with the 19-year-old looking like he should be on a junior college team and not in a Lakers’ uniform hauling down millions of dollars. Russell’s debut performance produced a … 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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Clippers’ a Mere 31 Games Ahead of Lakers, Is That All?

In a season that may or may not be the worst ever in the long and storied history of the Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers, the cross-arena rival Los Angeles Clippers keep sailing along towards their greatest season ever. Last night at … Continue reading

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