Luke Walton has Made the Lakers Fun Again

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After watching a highlight of the Lakers and Thunder game from a few nights ago, it wasn't the game winning three from Nick Young that caught my attention, but rather the atmosphere at the Staples Center on that night.  I couldn't help but realize how electric the crowd was.  It

The Legacy of Kobe Bryant

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Kobe Bryant's Legacy In 1996 the Charlotte Hornets selected Kobe Bryant a 6 foot 6 inch shooting guard from Lower Merion High School in Pennsylvania with the 13th pick in the NBA draft. Immediately after drafting the future Hall of Famer they traded him to the Los Angeles Lakers, one of

There Must be a Change in the All-Star Game


As of January 21, 2016, the All Star Starters for the 2016 NBA Star Game in Toronto, Canada were announced for both conferences. The starting lineup for the Eastern Conference will be: Kyle Lowry and Dwyane Wade in the backcourt, followed by Lebron James, Carmelo Anthony, and Paul George in

Fixing the Milwaukee Bucks

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Just a season ago the Milwaukee Bucks were a team on the rise. They finished the 2014-2015 season with a record of 41-41, and entered the playoffs as the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference. That playoff berth was the franchise’s first trip to the postseason since getting swept by

Inside the Mind of the Black Mamba

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Kobe Bryant is without question one of the greatest players to have ever stepped onto the hardwood. His numerous personal and team oriented achievements leave no room for argument when discusses his legacy and his rightful place in the NBA Hall of Fame. However, with the recent controversy surrounding not only

Has Age Finally Caught Up With Kobe Bryant?


April 18, 2013, Kobe Bryant suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon while playing the Golden State Warriors. He limped off the court, but returned to the court to shoot (And Make) two free throws off of one foot. This was a sense of false hope for Los Angeles Lakers fans. He never

The Evolution of Kobe Bryant


This past weekend marked the 63rd NBA All-Star game. And for only the second time in the past fifteen meetings between the East and West squads, Kobe Bryant was not suited up to play (2010: sore ankle, 2014: knee). But this time around felt much different than the first (even