No one could have written a better ending to Kobe Bryant’s last game. The game-winning basket, the game-sealing free throws and 60 points to end his career, the most points ever by Continue reading “Kobe’s Last Game”
The firing of then-head coach, Byron Scott, in April, was a sense of relief for Lakers’ fans. The relief was followed by anxiousness as the Lakers searched for their next head coach. Five days later the anxiety ended as the Lakers hired their former player, Luke Walton.
Till this day, NBA fans, members of the media and players, both current and former, discuss the Kobe Bryant-Shaquille O’ Neal, or Shaquille O’ Neal-Kobe Bryant, era of the Lakers. Was it Shaq’s team? Or was it Kobe’s team? Shaq carried the team. Kobe carried the team. Kobe Continue reading “Kobe and Shaq…or is it, Shaq and Kobe?”
For the first time in 20 years, the Los Angeles Lakers will enter the NBA season with a roster not-including Kobe Bryant. That means no morenumber 24. No more Black Mamba. No more, “KOBE…KOBE…KOBE!” chants echoing throughout Staples Center. With Bryant gone, many questions arise: Who is going carry the scoring the load? Who is going to lead a comeback, if needed? Take the Continue reading “A New Era”