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Kobe Bryant is the Best Player in Lakers History

The Los Angeles Lakers have won 16 championships and 31 conference titles. This organization has only retired 9 jerseys. The following players have their jerseys hanging at the top of Staples Center: Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Gail Goodrich, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O’Neal, James Worthy, Jerry West and Jamaal Wilkes. Here are five of […] The post Kobe...
Via Champs Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hip-Hop Feuds That Go Down in History

There have been some notorious rap battles but nothing compares to the hip-hop beefs that have gone down. They stem all the way back to the 90′s, when feuding was part part of the genre. The feuds usually start with subliminal jabs but escalate quickly, friends get involved and fans take sides. While most of these feuds have ended with friendships, others remain a tragedy. Take...
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kerr, West Voice Opposition To Warriors Trading Away Thompson

The Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves have stalled talks on a trade involving Kevin Love. The Warriors have an "organizational split" on whether to trade Klay Thompson in a package that would acquire Love. Steve Kerr and Jerry West have voiced opposition to surrendering Thompson and a first round pick for Love. Others in the organization are more willing...
Via RealGM
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Lakers’ Rebuild: Are We There Yet?

Exploring past Lakers rebuilding projects, and how they compare to the team’s current rebuild. The Los Angeles Lakers have been one of the most successful franchises in NBA since the league’s inception. They have won 16 championships, 31 conference titles and only 13 losing seasons in 66 seasons.  Of these 13 losing seasons, all of them came during a definite rebuilding stage...
Via The Lottery Mafia
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry West: “I’ve Never Seen A Better Coach Than Popovich”

When Jerry West speaks, you listen. The man is the logo of the NBA for crying out loud. Gregg Popovich is known for doing more with less. The future hall of fame head coach obtained his fifth NBA Championship this year, which has Jerry West signing his praises. “I’ve never seen a better coach than Gregg Popovich. He does less than more. But having said that, when he gets less...
Via BlackSportsOnline
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant’s gives classic response about scoring 30 points when he was 17

After 17 years in the NBA, the legendary Kobe Bryant has scored 30 points many, many times. However, before he entered the league, he took part in a summer league, full of people older than him. Ryan West, son of Jerry West, is the Lakers assistant director of scouting. He recalls how intense Kobe was during pre-draft workouts and during those summer league games. However, Bryant...
Via Pass The Pill
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry West Talks About Advice He Once Gave to LeBron and How He Once Wanted To Kill a Guy

Jerry West is one of the true legends of the game. He’s also a poster child for perseverance in sports, having played in 9 NBA Championships and experiencing defeat in 8 of them. After the The Miami Heat’s 2011 NBA Finals loss to the Dallas Mavericks, LeBron James reached out to the legend to ask for advice on how to get over the hump. On the Bay Area ABC7 post game show for...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Will Release a Limited Edition Sneaker to Celebrate 68th Anniversary

The league famous for helping sneaker giants such as adidas and nike to become huge, will try their hand at creating a sneaker in celebration of the NBA turning 68 years old. Complete with the Jerry West logo man on the tongue, these limited edition shoes were an outright undertaking by the league. Featuring an upper composed of red/white/blue, performance details of the shoe have...
Via Hooped Up
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Greatest Shooting Guards of All Time. Is Jordan Really #1?

Posted to Mockery5. George Gervin – Career highlights and awards 9× NBA All-Star (1977–1985) NBA All-Star Game MVP (1980) 5× All-NBA First Team (1978–1982) 2× All-NBA Second Team (1977, 1983) 4× NBA scoring champion (1978–1980, 1982) 3× ABA All-Star (1974–1976) 2× All-ABA Second Team (1975–1976) ABA All-Rookie First Team (1973) No. 44 retired by San Antonio Spurs...
Via Sports Mockery
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Best coast? The top five New York vs. Los Angeles championship series

New York and Los Angeles may be the two largest media markets and metro areas in the United States, as well as natural geographically opposed sports rivals, but with fewer than 10 title meetings all-time across major American sports, the LA-NY championship matchup is rarer than you might suspect. When the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings face off Wednesday night at Staples...
Via Fox Sports West
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Happy Birthday to the Man Behind the NBA Logo, Jerry West

Photo courtesy of WikiMediaCommons. Jerry West, Hall of Fame guard, has turned 76-years old today. West played his entire professional career with the Lakers and earned a few of the best nicknames in sports. “Mr. Clutch” and “Mr. Outside” refer to his perimeter shooting skills and ability to hit a late-game “clutch” shot when it mattered most. West was voted as an All...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry is the Greatest NBA Shooter of All-Time

Here’s a compilation of the best shooting moments from the three best NBA shooters to ever live: Stephen Curry, Ray Allen and Reggie Miller. Obviously, Jerry West and Larry Bird belong on this list too (but they weren’t included in the highlight reel). After watching that awesome video, who do you think is the best […] The post Stephen Curry is the Greatest NBA Shooter of All...
Via Champs Nation
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry West thinks that Phil Jackson should coach the Knicks

After Steve Kerr decided to go with the Golden State Warriors head coaching job, the New York Knicks are still looking for their new head coach under Phil Jackson. While many other possible candidates like Jim Cleamons, Kurt Rambis, and Mark Jackson out there, many New York fans would salivate at the idea of Jackson coaching the team from the sidelines. Recently, Golden State Warriors...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry West Says Phil Jackson Should Coach The Knicks

In the wake of Phil Jackson losing out on Steve Kerr to the Golden State Warriors, one former NBA legend believes the Knicks already have the best available candidate on staff. Warriors consultant/minority owner Jerry West told the New York Post that Jackson should coach the Knicks.  “I think his greatest value would be down there on the bench, to be honest with you, because...
Via Thacover2
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry West says Phil Jackson should coach the Knicks

In the wake of Phil Jackson losing out on Steve Kerr to the Golden State Warriors, one former NBA legend believes the Knicks already have the best available candidate on staff. Warriors consultant/minority owner Jerry West told the New York Post that Jackson should coach the Knicks.  “I think his greatest value would be down there on the bench, to be honest with you, because he’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Turn On The Knicks Throwback Thursday – Willis Reed’s MVP Season

Despite not having much hardware to show for it, the Knicks have actually had tons of individual success. A team that has won two championships touts 15 Hall of Famers and plenty of more All-Stars, but oddly, a member of the Knicks brought home the league’s MVP award just once. The 1969-70 season was one to remember for Willis Reed. He averaged career-highs in both points (21...
Via Turn On The Knicks
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook pick apart Grizzlies to give Thunder series win

Kevin Durant sat at the podium following the Thunder’s series-clinching 120-109 victory over Memphis in Game 7 on Saturday night and poured out his heart. For nearly 10 minutes, he gave the world a peek inside a presumptive Most Valuable Player’s psyche, sharing how the pressure of the postseason can confound and conquer the mind of even the most gifted ballplayer. It wasn’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Turn On The Knicks Throwback Thursday – Highest Scoring Overtime in NBA Playoffs History

The 2014 NBA Playoffs have been ruled stingy defense and tightly contested matchups. In all, eight games have gone into overtime and six of those have been decided by three points or less. In a time of year where defense rules the basketball world, it’s odd to see a high scoring affair, but during the 1970 NBA Finals, normality was tossed aside. When you think of the 1970 NBA...
Via Turn On The Knicks
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson reportedly asks legend Jerry West to not attend most Warriors practices

Either Golden State's coach Mark Jackson really doesn't want to coach anymore or he simply has no idea what he's doing.In many respects, this season should be seen as a successful year for the Warriors, who finished as the sixth seed in the west with a 51-31 record. Even though they might get bounced out of the first round at the hands of the Clippers, it won't be...
Via Celtics Life
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson Denies Banning Jerry West From Warriors Practice

Mark Jackson is under fire in Golden State and it’s not looking to good for him.   A report came out on Tuesday alleging that Jackson asked team adviser Jerry West not to show up for most team practices and activities. Jackson made a show of firing Scalabrine in front of players and other coaches, but he had no real grounds, and the front office made Jackson find a compromise...
Via Thacover2
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson Denies Banning Jerry West From Warriors Practice

Mark Jackson is under fire in Golden State and it’s not looking to good for him.   A report came out on Tuesday alleging that Jackson asked team adviser Jerry West not to show up for most team practices and activities. Jackson made a show of firing Scalabrine in front of players and other coaches, but he had no real grounds, and the front office made Jackson find a compromise...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson Requested Jerry West Not Attend Most Practices, Team Activities

Mark Jackson has asked the Golden State Warriors' front office that Jerry West not attend most practice and team activities, according to sources. West is a high-level adviser for the Warriors.
Via RealGM
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA legend Jerry West says the 2014 NBA Draft class is weak and is all based on hype

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip In an interview recap by SB Nation, one NBA legend is not really excited about the upcoming NBA Draft.  Back in.. NBA legend Jerry West says the 2014 NBA Draft class is weak and is all based on hype
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry West doubts Kobe Bryant will return to former level of play

Jerry West has been there since the start of Kobe Bryant’s career. That’s why people always listen up when he has something to say about the Black Mamba. West was a guest on ESPN radio earlier this week. While on the air, he discussed a number of topics, including this year’s NBA Draft. West also touched on the state of the Lakers and Kobe’s future. While The Logo doesn...
Via Lakerholicz.com
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry West not impressed with this year’s draft class

This year’s draft class is thought to be one of the deepest in years, with many analysts raving over the number of talented prospects that could be available on the night. Even Mitch Kupchak has championed the 2014 draft class, saying it’s the best he’s seen one-through-ten “in a long time.” However, one legendary former Lakers player turned general manager isn’t so high...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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