Kobe announced on Facebook yesterday that he was going to make a big announcement at 21:30 Eastern Time at the Sports Spectacular 2013 gala. Naturally, this caused a whirlwind of rumours, ranging from “is he going to request a trade” to my personal favorite, “is he announcing that Chris Paul [...]
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When it comes to medical procedures, I’m a wuss. All that cutting, attaching and removing is just too much for me and I won’t lie, it makes me not want to play basketball ever again…for about five minutes. So, when I saw Kobe post a disgusting image of his Achilles mid-surgery, you can imagine that [...]
The NBA likes to crack down on the “obscene gestures“, but sometimes they have to let them go. Case no.1: Marco Belinelli. In a game seven at Brooklyn, the Italian sharpshooter scored a game-high 24 points and hit a three with just under five minutes remaining, which lathered the icing all over the Chicago [...]
Very few players in the history of the NBA have ever graced the hardwood with the same ‘never-say-die’ attitude that the Black Mamba has displayed over his 16 year career. Unfortunately, Kobe’s achilles tear will keep him sidelined for at least another six months, so we’ll have to wait see him slip on that Lakers #24 jersey again, but if I had to bet on it, I’d say [...]
Last night may have been the last time we ever see Dwight Howard in a Lakers uniform. And if it is, it’ll leave a lasting impression for all the wrong reasons, as Dwight had a horrendous night, putting up just seven points, eight rebounds and five turnovers in 20 minutes before getting ejected [...]
Here was the situation for the Lakers last night: Down 0-2 to the second seeded San Antonio Spurs. Superstar Kobe Bryant: out for the Playoffs with an achilles tear. Steve Nash: out with a back, hip and hamstring injury. Steve Blake: out with a hamstring injury. Jodie Meeks: out with a partial ligament tear in [...]
I had the Spurs winning the series against the Lakers, but I expected it to go to at least six games. Even without Kobe, I felt as though their huge front-court of Dwight and Pau would give the Spurs some problems, and with Nash dictating the flow of the offense, I thought that it would give them [...]