Finally Brian Shaw hired to coach the Denver Nuggets


It took long enough, but it finally happened. Brian Shaw has been hired as the new head coach by the Denver Nuggets. The long time assistant,and often rumored Phil jackson successor was passed over by the Lakers when Jackson left and the Lakers hire Mike Brown and was passed over again when the Lakers replacedContinue reading “Finally Brian Shaw hired to coach the Denver Nuggets”

Howard ejected, Lakers swept, face questions during the offseason


From start to finish nothing has been Laker like, from the firing of Mike Brown to the brief flirtation with Phil Jackson to the hiring of Mike Dantoni. This season has seen it share of player injuries and the death of the owner Dr. Jerry Buss. This has been a tough year all the wayContinue reading “Howard ejected, Lakers swept, face questions during the offseason”

Lakers make the Playoffs…Will Face the Spurs


The Lakers invitation for the playoffs came in the mail after all. After a trying season, of starting 0-5 firing head coach Mike Brown, talked to Phil Jackson about coming back to coach the Lakers, only to hire Mike Dantoni and look bad doing it, the Lakers avoided the embarassment of not making the playoffsContinue reading “Lakers make the Playoffs…Will Face the Spurs”

It’s on Dwight Howard to lead the Lakers


With Kobe’s season ending injury putting a major pain in the Lakers quest for getting into the playoffs, it is now up to Dwight Howard to put the team on his shoulders and lead the way. This shouldn’t be much of an issue since he was used to leading the Magic and they had lessContinue reading “It’s on Dwight Howard to lead the Lakers”

The Lakers are on the Fringe of the Playoffs …will they get in?


Right now the Los Angeles Lakers are in the unusual position of not only being the second team in LA but in ninth place in the Western Conference a half game behind the Utah Jazz. The Jazz seem to have stepped their game which means the Lakers are in big trouble. The Jazz have 7Continue reading “The Lakers are on the Fringe of the Playoffs …will they get in?”

If they had to do it all over again would the Lakers, Sixers, Magic and Nuggets make that deal ?


The principals of the big 4 team deal during the offseason was Andrew Bynum going from the Lakers to the Sixers, Dwight Howard from the Magic to the Lakers, Andre Iguodala from the Sixers to the Nuggets. The rest of deal went as follows: Orlando got guard Arron Afflalo and forward Al Harrington from Denver,Continue reading “If they had to do it all over again would the Lakers, Sixers, Magic and Nuggets make that deal ?”

Kobe and the Lakers visit Brooklyn and walk out with a win


The Lakers were at the start of the game with the Nets 4 games under 500. Short handed with Dwight Howard out due to injury and Metta World Peace sitting out this game due to suspension.Pau Gasol couldn’t finish the game and could be out for a while with an injuried foot. Everything hasn’t goneContinue reading “Kobe and the Lakers visit Brooklyn and walk out with a win”

Don’t look now but have the Lakers figured it out?


In recents days things were looking bleak for the Lakers, in fact the shouts were to fire the coach (Dantoni) rumors were circulating that the Lakers were looking to trade Dwight Howard. While all of the above could still happen for the past three games something is happening in LA LA land. They are winning.Continue reading “Don’t look now but have the Lakers figured it out?”

Lakers are a mess …


Yes to say the Lakers are a mess is an understatement to be sure. They have become a traveling soap opera the equal to what the New York Knicks were under Isiah Thomas.Yes it is that bad. To make it worse there are no quick fixes in store for this team. Despite rumors to theContinue reading “Lakers are a mess …”

Kobe: This isn’t working


For Knicks fan out there who think the knicks have problems with teams like the Nets..well maybe trade places with the Lakers and Kobe bryant who has bigger problems.It’s so bad for Kobe and the Lakers that he admits it isn’t working. He has been left groping for answers. And he has come to theContinue reading “Kobe: This isn’t working”