Tag: los angeles lakers
Lakers GM backs head coach….for now.
First off, I am sick and tired of the media blaming Courtney Lee for the Magic’s loss in Game Two. To call his missed layup at the buzzer a gaffe is simply ludicrous. Everyone knew they were going to try to get a lob off of a screen but what makes it a great play-call [...]
Why the NBA’s Flagrant Foul is the Stupidest Penalty in Sports, and Other Problems I Have With the Association
Growing up a fan of the mid-‘90’s New York Knicks, I appreciate tough, hard-nosed basketball. Sure, some may call it over the line or “thuggish,” but it gave you a reason to love or despise the team. From the Bad Boys to Bob Huggins’ Cincinnati squads, you either loved the physical play, or you hated [...]
After missing last year’s NBA All-Star game due to injuries, the 36-year old Shaquille O’Neal stole the show in his return. He started off by telling Craig Sager that his Terry Porter question was very unprofessional, then performed with the Jabberwockees as he was introduced and when he hit the hardwood he looked like his [...]
Take the Hornets (4-2) tonight as they host the undefeated Lake Show (5-0). The Lakers are coming off of a tough win last night at Dallas, 106-99. The Hornets last game was a victory on Saturday over the Heat, 100-89. Last year the Lakers and Hornets split a four-game set.