As crazy as it sounds, the new NBA season has already arrived. The NBA is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Given that the 2020 NBA Finals concluded just one year and 8 days ago (October 11, 2020), we have now seen … Continue reading 2022 NBA Tip-Off is Tonight! The Top-6 Storylines That Will Shape the Season
The new rule in action. Sorry to pick on Steph Curry, but this is the clearest example we have at this early stage in the preseason: It’s about damn time. I’ve always said it should be an offensive foul to … Continue reading “Not This Year.” First Look at New NBA Rules on Unnatural Motions, and It’s About Time
This is a cool clip of Carmelo Anthony talking about what LeBron said to him when he called him about becoming a Laker this offseason: “It was no-bullshit. It was a real call. I wasn’t expecting it–I mean, we talked … Continue reading Carmelo Anthony on How LeBron Recruited Him to the Lakers: “Yo, I Need You”
It’s no secret that LeBron pays attention to what is being said about him him in both the sports media and on social media. He’s not like KD, where he will respond directly to haters and critics (sometimes even on … Continue reading LeBron Responds to Critics of New-Look Lakers: “Keep that Same ENERGY when it Begins!”
In the 2003 NBA offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers, who had won three straight Championships from 2000-2002 and were looking to re-tool for another run at the Finals, made a massive splash in free agency by signing Karl Malone, Gary … Continue reading Is it 2004 All Over Again in LA?
Right around 2pm central/3pm eastern, some serious Woj Bombs were dropped: Patty Mills signs 2 year $12 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets. It was reported last night that the Nets were out on Mills, but apparently that was untrue. … Continue reading More Big Moves Made on Day 2 of Free Agency
If ever there comes a day where I can devote all my time to sports blogging, one project I will undertake is keeping track of which analysts & pundits are credible, and which ones are full of crap. Kind of … Continue reading #ACCOUNTABILITY: Documenting the Media Reaction to the Russell Westbrook Trade
In the wake of Thursday’s blockbuster trade that sent Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers, the attention shifts to how the Lakers are going to fill out the rest of their roster given that they only have five players … Continue reading How Will the Lakers Fill Out Their Roster Now That They Have Russell Westbrook?
We have our first major Woj Bomb™ of the 2021 NBA offseason: Wow. Just this morning, it seemed like the Lakers were extremely close to acquiring Buddy Hield from the Kings, but now things have taken a major turn and … Continue reading 🚨🚨🚨LAKERS ABOUT TO TRADE FOR RUSSELL WESTBROOK?!?
DeMar DeRozan went on Shannon Sharpe’s “Club Shay Shay” podcast and talked about his upcoming free agency. Shannon, obviously a big LeBron fan and a Laker fan, was openly recruiting DeRozan and asking him all sorts of questions about a … Continue reading DeMar DeRozan Sounds Like He Really Wants to Play for the Lakers