Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles Lakers’

I can’t say that I’m surprised by the firing of Mike Brown. I must admit though I didn’t think it would happen this soon. But I did think it would happen one day. Mike Brown just doesn’t have the “it” factor. Never has, probably never will.

There’s something about his demeanor, the way he carries himself, that’s always given me pause about his readiness to coach in the brightest spotlight. He’s never looked the part.

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I won’t make the Heat the outright favorites to win it all this season. I think the Lakers will have something to say about that, now that Dwight Howard, the NBA’s best center, and Steve Nash the NBA’s best pure passer, have both joined Kobe in LA.

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Watching Carmelo Anthony, the woefully, underachieving “superstar” sitting on the sidelines in street clothes injured and cheering, made pulling for Jeremy Lin feel even better. If a “nobody” like Jeremy Lin can play so spectacularly and help the Knicks win games, why hasn’t Carmelo?

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Despite a new labor agreement, just ratified by owners and players, it appears the NBA has still not figured out that it is not in the league’s best interests to continue to promote stars over teams.

The league must find a way to raise the profile and prestige of smaller-market teams or risk even more devastating financial problems and conflicts in years to come.

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The Los Angeles Lakers have just won their 15th NBA title.  And because of his obvious importance,  a lot of people believe the Lakers are Kobe Bryant’s team.  After all he is their best player, and he did win the Bill Russell Most Valuable Player Award.  But does that actually mean the Lakers are in […]

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