Category Archives: Lakers Editorials

Kobe’s Shot-Jacking Farewell Tour Justified from the Paying Fan’s Perspective

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The farewell tour that officially got started this past Sunday following Kobe Bryant’s announcement that he will retire at season’s end has not been the glorious final ride through the league that many had hoped.   Continue reading Kobe’s Shot-Jacking Farewell Tour Justified from the Paying Fan’s Perspective

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Equal Opportunity Development Plan is Holding Back Jordan Clarkson

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The Los Angeles Lakers are 14 games into what is turning out to be their 3rd straight disastrous season. It shouldn’t come as a big surprise to most as the Lakers were projected towards the bottom of most NBA prognosticators’ power rankings for the upcoming season.

Continue reading Equal Opportunity Development Plan is Holding Back Jordan Clarkson

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The Lakers Development of the Youth is Going Just Fine

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If you follow Lakers’ beat writers on any social media channel or listen to local sports talk radio in Los Angeles the message that has consistently been hammered down the throat of fans is that the Lakers developing the young talent is paramount this season and everything else needs to take a back seat including winning.  Continue reading The Lakers Development of the Youth is Going Just Fine

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Randle Played Himself into Starting Line-up; Russell Might have Played Himself Out

The Los Angeles Lakers season tips off on Wednesday and in preparation they are shoring up their roster by making final cuts and setting their starting line-up. It seemed that the coaching staff had already decided on the starting 5 which was the line-up that they rolled out there for the first 2 games of the pre-season: Randle, Bryant, Hibbert, Clarkson and D’Angelo Russell. Continue reading Randle Played Himself into Starting Line-up; Russell Might have Played Himself Out

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Lakers Inexplicably Waive Robert Upshaw and Keep Sacre

The Los Angeles Lakers announced today their first two roster cuts of the pre-season and one in particular stirred up a bit of outrage from Lakers’ fans.  Continue reading Lakers Inexplicably Waive Robert Upshaw and Keep Sacre

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Lakers Still Have a Glaring Hole at the Small Forward Position

The main parts of the Los Angeles Lakers roster appears to be set with only a few questions remaining, a few of them being how many roster spots will they carry, 14 or the maximum 15, and which players on non-guaranteed deals will earn those final spots.  Continue reading Lakers Still Have a Glaring Hole at the Small Forward Position

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