So the Chicago Bulls didn't get LeBron James. Or Dwyane Wade. Or later, Carmelo Anthony. It doesn't seem to matter. Sitting pretty atop the NBA's Central division at 12-8 heading into Friday's huge 8 p.m. match-up with the Los Angeles Lakers at United Center, the Bulls should be right in the thick of things for the Eastern Conference championship despite not landing one … [Read more...] about Chicago Bulls Major Player in the Eastern Conference Again
By Shaymus McLaughlin It’s now been over a week since the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship, their 15th overall as a franchise, and I’m still not sure how I feel about it. As a sports fan, it’s certainly a wonderful story. Kobe was finally able to win without the great Shaq-Fu, Phil Jackson jumped ahead of Red Auerbach for the most NBA titles, Lamar Odom was … [Read more...] about Should Minnesota Feel Happy for the Lakers?
By Paul M. Banks, David Kay, Peter Christian In our final NBA team analysis before the offseason officially begins, we complete the set with the L.A. Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers and Orlando Magic LOS ANGELES LAKERS 2. Trevor or Lamar? - Trevor Ariza and Lamar Odom were both integral parts in the Lakers title run. However, both are unrestricted free agents and … [Read more...] about Final NBA Off-season Analysis
By: Andy Weise This is what playoffs are all about – star power. Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Dwight Howard. Four of the top 10 superstars in the NBA lead their teams now. Kobe has three rings but has as many as the other three combined when Shaq isn’t on his team: zero. In the west, it was only a matter of time before the Los Angeles Lakers finished off … [Read more...] about NBA Western Conference Finals Preview
2009 NBA Playoffs Western Conference Special Edition By: Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson 1 Los Angeles Lakers (65-17) vs. 8 Utah Jazz (48-34): Didn’t we just see them play earlier this week? Yeah we did. The Lakers’ manhandled them like they stole their snack money before school with a 125-112 win on Tuesday. This Lakers team has been built to win and the time is now. … [Read more...] about Alley-OOP & the SCOOP on what’s going on Around the NBA Hoop: