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We’ve got a bit of a Good News / Bad News situation. The Bad News is that the NBA regular season is finished, and with it, your fantasy team – rendering all your strategery as useless as a neck full of Mardi Gras beads in March. The Good News is that it’s never too early to plan for next season. Is that news really all that good? Your girlfriend doesn’t think so. Then again, be thankful you have one, nerd. See? Every yin has its yang. We’ve already gone over point guards, shooting guards, small forwards and power forwards. Today, let’s go out with a blowout: the league’s best centers. You know the deal, we’re using the season totals from ESPN’s Player Rater to determine each guy’s final rank. We’re listing averages, but we took totals into account because Games Played weighs heavily on his value – natch. Anyway, here’s the top 20 centers for 2010 fantasy basketball and how they compared to where I originally ranked them. Also, check out Jules’ Twitter feed. No, you!
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EL SEGUNDO, CA-- The last time the Lakers took a three-games-to-one lead in the NBA Playoffs and then lost it and had to play a seventh game, it didn't turn out so well for them.
After losing the first game of the opening round series to Phoenix in 2006, the Lakers worked hard to win the next three by a total of just 14 points. Then the Suns regrouped for the final three games...
The Los Angeles Lakers have a decided advantage in their conference semifinals series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. His name: Andrew Bynum. Lakers fans, don’t hold your breath. Anyone who has watched the Lakers play over the last month, the last seven games against the Denver Nuggets in particular, knows that the odds of Bynum [...]
Andrew Bynum vowed to focus on defense after the Lakers' Game 7 win over the Nuggets.
Tough call today between Ryan Hollins and Kevin Durant. Hollins had the alley-oop factor working in his favor, but I made the choice to roll with KD for the most obvious of reasons—simply because a one-handed slam over Andrew Bynum is more impressive than a similar dunk over Spencer Hawes. No disrespect to Spencer Hawes, it’s just that he’s more perimeter oriented, and...
It's been a week or so since we've seen Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant dunk on an opponent but he quickly got that out of the way early in game one of their series against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Watch as Durant throws down this dunk on Lakers center Andrew Bynum:
The Thunder beat the Lakers by the score of 119-90 and Durant chipped in with 25 points.
Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum sat on the Lakers bench to discuss strategy after the final buzzer sounded to announce their 119-90 Game 1 loss to the Thunder.
Maybe we didn’t notice JaVale McGee’s defensive prowess because he toiled away on a horrible Washington Wizards team for the first three and a half years of his career but now that he is with the Denver Nuggets, Denver’s interior defense has been much improved. McGee has taken his athletic, high-energy game and caused fits for the Los Angeles Lakers’ All-Star center Andrew...
The Oklahoma City Thunder just destroyed the Los Angeles Lakers last night in their 1st game in the Western Conference semi-finals. The Thunder cruised to a 29 point victory and in the blow out they had many highlight plays. The best play of the night goes to Thunder superstar Kevin Durant who threw a monster dunk on one of the best shot blockers in the NBA.
The Lakers are one game away from the unthinkable. Elimination. Maybe Andrew Bynum shouldn’t have opened his mouth. But this is Andrew Bynum we’re talking about, and really, who knows what the hell is going on his cranium the last two years. Either way, his comments definitely struck a chord in the Denver locker room. They have been playing inspired ball ever since those presumptuous...
There are several subplots in the Game 7 match up between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets. How will Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum respond to Kobe Bryant calling them out about their game 6 performance. How will Andrew Bynum react to Mike Brown’s benching. Metta World Peace makes his return from a [...]
The Lakers are moving on to the second round of the NBA playoffs, although they don't have much time to prepare for it. The 96-87 victory Saturday night over the Denver Nuggets in Game 7 of their first-round series allowed the Lakers to advance. But the Lakers face a quick turnaround before Game 1 against Oklahoma City at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Monday night. "We...
In 1939 -when an impending showdown with the Germans on the home front was more and more likely- the British Government produced a propaganda poster that read, Keep Calm And Carry On. Symbolically, the government was preparing the nation for the horrors of war.
The inhabitants of the UK were encouraged not to panic, though it was preparing for a stark time.
Lakers‘ fans and players...