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What A Night in indiana For the LA Lakers!

I was criticized up and down on facebook and ESPN.com following my last post about the Lakers, but as critical as I was about the horrid Lakers’ team when I wrote that yesterday, I still said that they would win … Continue reading

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Don’t Over Think Lakers’ Recent Improvement

Yes, with tonight’s 100-94 victory over the undermanned Minnesota Timberwolves, the Lakers have won three in a row, raising their record to 8-16, and a season-high .333 winning percentage. But, don’t read to much into all that, and also not … Continue reading

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Was the Lakers Win Over the Kings a Mistake?

A few days after the Lakers’ recent lineup changes designed to add some semblance of defense to the worst defending team in the NBA, former Lakers’ star and former part-owner Magic Johnson has now chimed in on the “tank” side … 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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Lakers Front Court No Match For Overpowering Celtics

Before last night’s Lakers-Celtics match-up, the supposed “experts” were gleefully saying that the much maligned Los Angeles front court would have a field day against the even less talented group in Boston, who similarly played little if any defense, but … Continue reading

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Can or Should Kobe Keep Up the Pace?

In his return from missing virtually an entire season due to two very serious leg injuries, Kobe Bryant appears to have not missed a beat physically, playing close to 36 minutes per game. That seems like a lot, but it … Continue reading

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After Falling to Wounded Wolves, Lakers Face DeRozan-less Raptors

After their stunning upset of the Deee-Wight Howard-less Houston Rockets, the Lakers have fallen back to reality, losing four straight games since, including Friday’s one-point loss to the undermanned, wounded T’ Wolves, who are without their three best players. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Stats Tell Part of the Story for Disappointing Clippers

The LA Clippers went into the 2014–2015 NBA seasons with high hopes for a franchise-best season, maybe including a legitimate title shot. Instead, over the first 14 games of the season, they are a disappointing 9-5, and sitting three games … Continue reading

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Bad Nuggets Team + Worse Lakers’ Team = Awful Game

After getting blown out of Dallas by a good but far from great Mavericks’ team, the Lakers came home tonight to play the Denver Nuggets, a bad team, but not nearly as awful as are the Lakers. The result was … Continue reading

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The Lakers’ Win Over Houston Was Meaningless

All you fans now on the “streaking” LA Lakers’ bandwagon, not so fast! I never thought they would beat Houston on Wednesday night, but then again, no one knew until game time that the laughing man, Deee-Wignt Howard, would run … Continue reading

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Lakers’ One-Game Win Streak Ends Tonight in Houston

The Lakers doubled their season’s win total last night, beating the Hawks by a solid five points. For Atlanta, that represented an improvement of 28 points over their last game, a 127-94 loss to Cleveland. No one will ever confuse … Continue reading

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Lakers Now Two Games Into Second of Many Long Losing Streaks

After the sun and stars lined up just right for the Lakers to steal a victory from Charlotte last Sunday, they returned to reality two nights later in Memphis, losing a game that was slightly closer than anticipated, and followed … Continue reading

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