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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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Lakers Roll without Kobe, But Chicago Will Be a Different Story

The LA Lakers, playing their first game without a healthy Kobe Bryant in more than a decade and a half, played a once-in-a-decade-and-a-half game that bore little resemblance to 2014 NBA reality. In the game, the talent-deficient Lakers, possessors of … Continue reading

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Burning Question in LA: Will Kobe Sit Out?

Los Angeles Lakers’ fans, from the moment that they saw Kobe Bryant injure his leg on Dec. 17, 2013, until the past month, had no doubt whatsoever that at the tender age of 36, he would return to form, and … Continue reading

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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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