Informally known as "The Black Mamba", former Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is set to have his jersey retired by the franchise on December 18th, a game in which Los Angeles is scheduled to host the Golden State Warriors. Which number is be the one to be left untouched? #8? #24? According to sources within the … Continue reading Lakers to Retire Both of Bryant’s Numbers in December
On Thursday, the league announced that it will fine the Los Angeles Lakers $500,000 for violating the NBA's rules against tampering in an investigation involving Oklahoma City Forward Paul George. Through the investigation, there seems to be clear evidence that Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka expressed interest in acquiring George while he was still a … Continue reading Lakers Escape Serious Punishment Over Anti-Tampering Policy
After a drastic defeat in the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors, the Cleveland Cavaliers headed into the off-season with intentions of improving the roster. In return, the franchise got one of the worst off-seasons of a team coming off of an NBA Finals appearance in recent history. Even though the Cavs are going … Continue reading Should LeBron James Depart from Cleveland?
The 2017-2018 NBA schedule was officially released on August 14th, and several key adjustments could already be seen as ways for improving the overall product being put on the court. For starters, the entire schedule has been moved up an entire week earlier, considering the NBA has been growing more concerned by the day about … Continue reading 2017-2018 NBA Schedule Released: Will New Adjustments Lead to a Better Product?
By now, I'm sure we all feel like the dust is starting to settle in the NBA landscape, and all signs are clearing pointing towards the Western Conference being the dominant conference for yet another year in the NBA. How did all of this, in the words of fictional anchorman Ron Burgundy, "escalate so quickly?" … Continue reading Tipping of the Scales: Balance of NBA Power Takes Its Talents Out West
In a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, Oklahoma City Forward Paul George downplayed his long talks about interest in joining the Los Angeles Lakers next off-season. "People saying I want to come here, who doesn't want to play for their hometown? That's a dream come true, if you're a kid growing up on the outskirts … Continue reading Paul George: Interest in LA “Overstated”
On Friday night, multiple reports came out that the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics are currently working on a deal to send the #1 overall pick to Philadelphia. In the end, Boston will be sending over the first overall pick to the Philadelphia. In return, they will receive the third overall pick, as well … Continue reading Celtics, 76ers Finalize Blockbuster Draft Deal