To Save their Lottery Pick, Lakers must stay at 4

The Los Angeles Lakers are closing out yet another horrible season, on pace to break the franchise record for the worst record since their time in Los Angeles which spans 55 years and they’ll do so just one season after setting that same mark under coach Mike D’Antoni who led the team to a then franchise worst 27-55 record. Continue reading

Jordan Clarkson and Jeremy Lin Lakers

Lakers getting best of both worlds: remaining competitive and losing

(Photo: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

The short-handed Los Angeles Lakers gave the Golden State Warriors a fight at Oracle Arena on Monday night; in the end losing 108-105, but surprising considering this was the NBA’s best team, record-wise, playing in a place where the Warriors have lost only 2 times out of 32 tries this season, the best home record in the NBA. Continue reading

The Los Angeles Lakers celebrate win.

Lakers’ fans: You’re going feel that 3 game winning streak in the morning

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

Golden State Warriors huddle.

2014-15 NBA Power Rankings: Week 16

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NBA action has returned following the week long hiatus for NBA All-Star weekend. In addition, the NBA trading deadline has passed which included a flurry of trade activity from numerous teams looking to improve and prepare for the stretch run to the playoffs.

We are now in week 16 of the NBA season and we take a look at the updated NBA power rankings for the league which had minimal movement in positioning. Continue reading

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