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Alright fantasy fanatics the Los Angeles Lakers are down by one with 3.4 seconds left in Game 7 of the NBA finals. If both players are in their prime whose hands do you want the ball in, Magic Johnson or Kobe Bryant?
For those who argue Magic he is without a doubt one of the Top 5 players in the history of the NBA. A 6-9 point guard with cat-like reflexes and eyes in the back of his head, Johnson was a premier passer who could seemingly thread a needle 85 feet away.... Read more
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In the wake of Michael Jordan‘s 50th birthday, there’s been a lot of NBA talk comparing His Airness, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James and their place in the history of basketball. Well, now Bryant, himself, is weighing in with his opinion. On Wednesday, Bryant sat down for an interview with ESPN Radio Los Angeles (compiled here by Sports Radio Interviews) where he touched on numerous...
While Lakers Nation and the NBA mourns the passing of owner Jerry Buss, let’s hop in the CS Time Machine and head back to 2002, the last time a who’s who of Lakers legends gathered to mourn one of their own — the late broadcaster, Chick Hearn. Speaking at Hearn’s funeral was Magic Johnson, who, in wrapping up his eloquent eulogy, turned and thanked “Colonel” Roger Mahoney...
Kevin Durant shared a picture on his Instagram account Saturday of himself wearing a T-shirt that says “Shoot Til My Arm Falls Off.” Initially, I thought Durant had stolen the shirt from Kobe Bryant’s closet, but then I realized it’s a take on a motto KD shared last year during the NBA Finals.
According to Eye on Basketball, Durant had big fourth quarters in Games 1 and...
MOVING ON UP
Lakers point guard Steve Nash collected his 10,142nd assist on Wednesday, pushing him past Magic Johnson and good for fourth on the NBA's all-time list.
The Los Angeles Lakers illuminated Jerry Buss’ chair in his empty suite on Wednesday night and held a touching tribute prior to Wednesday night’s matchup with the Celtics. Kobe Bryant took the mic at halfcourt and proclaimed his appreciation for “the greatest owner in sports, ever” saying:
“He was a brilliant and incredible owner, but even a better person with a great heart…His...
Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace was woken up by several police officers Tuesday morning because three actors decided to rehearse a scene for his movie at his Westside condo complex, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Unaware the rehearsal was
On Friday night, Mark Cuban raised the question of whether or not the Los Angeles Lakers could benefit from releasing Kobe Bryant through the amnesty provision next season. From a financial standpoint, it makes sense. The Lakers are looking to sign Dwight Howard to a long-term extension and are about $30 million over the luxury tax. Kobe is set to earn $30.45 million next season...
Playing in their first game since owner Jerry Buss died, the Los Angeles Lakers played like a team Wednesday night in an emotional 113-99 victory over their greatest rival, the Boston Celtics.
Dwight Howard led the team with 24 points and 12 rebounds,
Why did ESPN have Magic Johnson working last night’s Michigan State-Indiana game with Dickie V. and Mike Tirico? Because that’s what you do in mid-February to make a #1 vs. #4 much more important. The Hoosiers won, 72-68, and now have the inside track to a Big Ten title.
Who, besides dorks at Indiana, give two ***** about a Big Ten basketball title? Yeah, you get to hang a banner...
Huh? Mark Cuban went on ESPN Dallas radio Friday morning and openly wondered if the Lakers should amnesty Kobe Bryant to free up their $100 million payroll next season if Dwight Howard stays in LA. If the Lakers remain $30 million over, their luxury tax bill $142.5 million next season (stat via ESPN). Cuban admits it’s unlikely but think’s it will be a legitimate question as...
The San Antonio Spurs own the best record in the NBA, sit atop the Western Conference, have a legit MVP candidate (Tony Parker) and are looking like a well-oiled machine that will once again be challenging for the NBA crown.
The Los Angeles Lakers have been struggling all season. Dwight Howard isn't meshing with the team, is dealing with injuries and struggling to produce...
I guess greatness loves greatness. Hopefully we get to see Silva vs Weidman in July, that’s gonna be greatness.
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Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant and Jerry West were
among a host of basketball greats who gathered to remember the life
and legacy of Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss.