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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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Lakers (Nash, young, Scott, Price) Never Fail To Make News

As the Los Angeles fka Minneapolis Lakers sprint towards their worst season and worst record in franchise history, they remain newsworthy, but for all the wrong reasons. development of the team’s young players, rookie Jordan Clarkson in particular. He’s made … Continue reading

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Clippers, Griffin Get Devastating News

As the Clippers, marred in their worst slump of the season and first-ever three-game losing streak under coach Doc Rivers, prepare to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder, it has been announced that irreplaceable power forward Blake Griffin will miss … 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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Following Unimpressive Win, Some of the Lakers Travel to Portland

For one of the very few times this season, the vacationing millionaire Kobe Bryant turned the clock back and came through when the Lakers needed him, scoring the game-winning basket, and the team’s last nine points, despite going only two-of-four … Continue reading

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The Millionaire Vacationer Returns, But Lakers Still Lose

There are several NBA head coaches who had professional careers playing the guard position, including Lakers’ head man Byron Scott. But none have taken their personal feelings for everything good about the position to heart as much as Phoenix Suns’ … Continue reading

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The Millionaire Vacationer Set to Return to the Lakers’ Lineup

Fresh from a lovely week of sun and surf and skiing and sightseeing, the Lakers’ 23-million-dollar-a-year-man, it is rumored, has concluded his early-season vacation, and will make an appearance in uniform tonight, and could rack up some NBA game minutes. … 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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Basketball Note of the Day: Poor Kobe

Poor Kobe! His “overall soreness” is going to prevent him from playing again tonight, as the Lakers take on the rejuvenated Derrick Rose and the streaking Chicago Bulls. I guess $23 million is just not enough to heal that soreness, … Continue reading

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