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Los Angeles Lakers
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The Lakers are a source of major intrigue this summer. Not only do they have a new point guard, a new center and new expectations, they also have a new assistant coach. A coach that hopes to remake the offense in the Princeton mode.
The hiring of Eddie Jordan has engendered as much discussion as the acquisitions the Laker smade this offseason. Jordan was the head coach for the Wizards back when they made the playoffs with a triumverate of Gilbert Arenas, Antawn Jamison and Caron Butler. That team was strong offensively and balanced three ball-dominating players all at once successfully.
Not easy to do.
This is the kind of balancing act Los Angeles will have to do though to satisfy the four-headed monster the Lakers have offensively. It is hard to find an offense that fits the various talents of Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Steve Nash and Dwight Howard perfectly and maximize all of their potential. With that much star power, inevitably players will be stepping on each other's to...
BEST OF MAXIM
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has always been compared to Michael Jordan throughout his career.
Bryant would often compare himself against Jordan. And now in the video below we see how close he was to the Bulls' Hall of Famer. Video courtesy of 2012Mamba.
Below are a few stats comparing the players.
Jordan averaged 30.1 career points per game in 1,072 games and won...
The video featured above was posted on YouTube on Sunday and began making the rounds on the ‘net on Tuesday. The video, put together by YouTube user Mamba2012, is superbly done. It shows Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan matching each other with identical shots in an incredibly well edited compilation.
I gather that the video’s intent was to not only be cool, but to also show...
Kobe Bryant vs. Michael Jordan. The debate will rage on for quite sometime. I know people love to throw LeBron James in the mix but truthfully, a better comparison for him would be Magic Johnson. Through the wonders of modern technology, we get to examine how close Kobe is to his Airness. Check out this [...]
In 2005 Kobe ran into a Memphis fan while chasing a ball out of bounds. The man, Bill Geeslin, was an insurance agent and sued Bryant for $75,000.
“I recall a fast-paced incident seeing him come to me, running into me and then forearming me…..He intentionally forearmed me in the chest. He did not apologize. He walked away and pushed…..he kind of pushed his arm toward me and...
Sitting court side at an NBA game is great and all until somebody gets injured. Sounds like something you would rarely see, but in 2005 a fan sitting court side for a Lakers vs. Grizzlies game got in the way of Kobe Bryant as he lunged into the stands attempting to save the ball. Bill Geeslin, the [...]
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Ever since he took his first shot in the NBA, Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant has been compared to Bulls legend Michael Jordan. And as crazy as that may sound, both do pull in the comparison and even Kobe himself has always thought of himself as the second-coming of MJ.
Both have won scoring titles, NBA titles, and even share that killer instinct and drive to be the best...
Jay-O, Brandon, Ryan and myself never see eye-to-eye on most sports. Brandon’s a self-professed Kobe Bryant fan (since 2008). Jay-O’s a Boston Celtics supporter. Ryan’s a Bulls fan who somehow hasn’t kidnapped Carlos Boozer yet. And myself, well, I’m the only one with sense by exercising my right to support the most talented basketball player on [...]The post The Good...
Los Angeles sports, government and law enforcement officials and the L.A. Sports Council announced Tuesday, that they would enact a uniform Southern California Fan Code of Conduct that provides guidelines for good fan behavior…The L.A. Sports Council describes itself as an”outgrowth of the success of the 1984 Olympic Games.”
The 10-point code, will be adopted to “promote...