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Los Angeles Lakers: Analyzing Karl-Anthony Towns

With the 2015 NBA Draft slowly but surely approaching, the debate is already on amongst NBA fans about who should and will be picked where. For Los Angeles Lakers fans, the gameplan seems pretty simple: there are two prospects that are clearly above the rest and, with the second overall pick, they should take whichever of the two the Minnesota Timberwolves don’t take with the ...
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Los Angeles Lakers: All Or Nothing For Kobe

A broken Julius Randle left leg opening night, another trip to the injured list, another lost season, this is not how Kobe Bryant envisioned the end to an illustrious career. It is now the end of May, the Los Angeles Lakers hold the number two overall pick with another great center looming to someday have their number retired with the other great bigs of LA, as free agency approaches...
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How to Fix the NBA Draft

It was too clear that there were teams who were focused less on winning and more on the draft. Instead of pointing out the flaws, solutions need to be proposed. Below I add my touch to an idea that ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight choose to be its proposal to the NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. The NBA has a tanking problem. I think this proposal could help alleviate that concern. I read...
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Kobe Bryant is Headed into a Battle with an Undefeated Foe

Lakers’ guard Kobe Bryant stand for the national anthem before a game against the Miami Heat on January 13, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images) The time is near for the National Basketball Association. It’s almost time for one of the best players to ever grace the hardwood to finally call it quits. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is beginning...
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Shaq once threatened to murder Kobe Bryant

It’s long been known that despite all the on-court successes the two enjoyed as Los Angeles Lakers teammates, the relationship between Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant was tenuous at best, contentious at worst. In a comprehensive and fascinating oral history put together by Bleacher Report NBA senior writer Ric Bucher, the combustible alliance between the...Read More The post...
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Los Angeles Lakers: What will they do with their pick?

Finally the time has come, the Los Angeles Lakers have been awarded the second pick of this years NBA draft. However, this news does come with a bitter-taste considering this may be seventeen time All-Star Kobe Bryant’s last season. According to Lakers General Mitch Kupchak, Bryant indicated that this season may indeed be his last. This news may be saddening to loyal Lakers’...
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Report: Kobe Bryant likely to retire following next season

The last few years haven’t exactly gone according to plan for one of the greatest basketball players to set foot on a court. And it now appears that the end of Kobe Bryant’s tremendous NBA career is nearing. Bryant apparently told Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak that the 2015-2016 season will be his last in the NBA. “He has indicated to me that this is it...
Via Sportsnaut
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Kobe Bryant makes bathroom joke about Lakers getting No. 2 pick

While he was celebrating his fifth NBA title back in 2010, Kobe Bryant likely never envisioned himself rooting for the ping-pong balls to fall the Los Angeles Lakers’ way. But he needed them to on Tuesday night, and it couldn’t have gone much better for Kobe’s team. The Lakers, who finished with the fourth-worst record...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Kobe Bryant: Only right Lakers get No. 2 pick after playing like crap all season

The Lakers finished with the fourth-worst record in the NBA this season. However, they will have the No. 2 pick in next month’s draft thanks to some good fortune in the lottery, which was held Tuesday evening. Shortly after the announcement was made, Kobe Bryant said, via his Twitter account, it was only right they...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe is apparently not a big fan of the NBA Draft Combine

The NBA Combine is currently taking place in Chicago.  Since Wednesday, most of the country’s top draft-eligible players have been in the Windy City, playing some 5-on-5, going through some drills and getting some things measured.  Future NBA Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant is apparently not a big fan of the event.  I wonder how Larry Bird would have done in the nba draft combine...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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