The elation the Lakers felt last night after beating the very respectable 32-26 Milwaukee Bucks for their 3rd win in a row, tying their longest winning streak of the season, was incredibly satisfying; that’s if you’re one of the few that actually get to suit up in the Purple and Gold uniform.
For the rest that follow the Lakers and plan to do so for the foreseeable future, a win at this stage of the season is devastating. Continue reading
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Well, Kobe Bryant sat out another game this past Sunday, his 6th he’s sat out this season and all for the same reason, not because of a debilitating injury that prevents him from taking the floor, but to rest. He is 36 years old after all and coming off 2 major injuries so it is understandable that he would need to rest an aging body. Don’t forget the whole mileage thing, having played 19 seasons, made 7 final appearances and played in 1,498 games including the regular season and playoffs. Continue reading
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Those that have watched the first 8 games of the Los Angeles Lakers this season have seen some of the worst basketball played in the history of this franchise and that is saying a lot considering this team is coming off a season where they finished 27-55. Continue reading
The Los Angeles Lakers are off to a horrid 0-5 start this season despite having Kobe Bryant back and playing surprisingly close to what we saw from him 2 years ago just pre-Achilles injury.
Last year was the worst season in Los Angeles Lakers history, finishing with a 27-55 record and as result of that futile season, Mike D’Antoni was not brought back (technically he resigned.) Continue reading
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The idea that Kobe Bryant is a difficult player to play with and has possibly scared away some free agents is not a revelation to those that have followed the Los Angeles Lakers for at least the last 18 years of Kobe’s career. Continue reading
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The date was March 13, 2013, it was a cold Wednesday night in Atlanta, Georgia and the Lakers were visiting the Atlanta Hawks on the second night of a back-to-back, having just played the Magic in Orlando the night before and looking to complete the final game of their mini 3 game road trip 2 nights later in Indiana to face the Pacers. Continue reading