How Did The Lakers Lose In 2004?

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When a roster has Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’ Neal, Derek Fisher, Rick Fox and Devean George on it, the chance of winning a championship is high. Add in Karl Malone, Gary Payton and Horace Grant and that chance rises tremendously.

All of the above players were on the 2003-04 Lakers super team Continue reading “How Did The Lakers Lose In 2004?”

When 0.4 Is Possible

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Arguably the most clutch shot in Los Angeles Lakers’ history is former point guard Derek Fisher’s buzzer-beater in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the San Antonio Spurs.

After falling down 0-2 in San Antonio, the Lakers Continue reading “When 0.4 Is Possible”

D’Angelo Russell’s Ups and Downs

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Second-year point guard D’Angelo Russell is expected to be the Lakers’ leader and go-to guy of the future.

Eleven games into the young season, Russell is second on the team in both scoring (16.8) and Continue reading “D’Angelo Russell’s Ups and Downs”

Growing Up Together

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There are numerous NBA teams that have young talent on their roster. However, only a handful of teams have a young group of players that will set the precedent for years to come.

That list includes the Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Continue reading “Growing Up Together”