Tag: Lakers

A Testimony From the Book Mamba Mentality

Thinking about it, Kobe would've wanted to know how much he impacted that 23-year-old reporter that was star-struck and kept bugging him.

This Was LeBron’s Most Impressive Title Run

LeBron James is probably the only player that could get criticized for leading an NBA team to an NBA Title. Actually, leading three different teams to an NBA Title. Seemingly minutes after James accepted his fourth Finals MVP award, as a result of his fourth NBA Title, a large community found wiggle room to criticize. ...

The Case for the GOAT

Kareem, Kobe Bean, Michael Jordan and LeBron James. Some of the names that have been tossed up in the conversation of “Greatest of All Time”. Can we truly decide who the best ever is? Absolutely not. When we’re gone, there will be some kid who comes up in the game and will possess the type ...

NBA Finals, Game 1 analysis: Miami stood no chance

Recency bias will get you in big trouble if you're an NBA fan. At some point, logic has to come into play. The Miami Heat are a good team, and they've more than exceeded this season's expectations, but to think they would match up well with the Lakers is an uneducated thought. The Lakers won ...

Denver, don’t fumble the bag like OKC

Is the Denver Nuggets Game 7 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers as big of an upset as we're making it? Or is this right on par with where they should be? Last season, the Nuggets finished second in the treacherous Western Conference, yet no one expected them to make it to the conference finals, ...

NBA return is perfect for the Lakers title hopes

The NBA board of governors met via conference call on Thursday morning, and the 2019-20 NBA season has been resurrected. The league finalized dates to resume the season and through the start of the 2020-21 season. According to Shams Charania, training camp will begin June 30, with the 22 teams traveling to Orlando, FL on ...

Reminiscing on my 23-year idolization of Kobe Bryant

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PgViorTVqA It was February 8, 1997, at Mary L. Brown's house in Lincoln Terrace, Oklahoma City, OK where I was four years old, eating popcorn and watching the NBA Slam Dunk competition. Mary L. Brown was my maternal grandmother and my first influence on professional sports. She was the biggest Michael Jordan fan, and outright ...