Los Angeles Lakers

Jordan Pagkalinawan - Nov 22, 2022

When the offseason rolled around, many Lakers fans expected the team to go after big names despite limited cap space.  They were looking forward to welcoming an established role-player to the purple and gold via the Mid-Level Exception.  So it was quite a shocker when Shams tweeted this an hour into free agency: Free agent […]

Jordan Pagkalinawan - Sep 29, 2022

Two seasons removed from an NBA title, the Lakers have struggled to get back to their championship ways.  This year does not project to be an easy one, either, with a cluster of moves that made their offseason a head-scratcher. Los Angeles Lakers 2022-23 Season Preview Two New Point Guards The Lakers’ most recent significant […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Sep 21, 2022

The NBA Sixth Man of the Year is a coveted and also important award. Honors like the MVP award hold most of the glory, but the Sixth Man of the Year award shows the strength and importance of the bench unit. Recent winners include Montrezl Harrell, Jordan Clarkson, and most recently Tyler Herro. There’s plenty of bench talent […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Sep 21, 2022

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, simply put, were not happy with their outcomes last season. They missed the playoffs after winning the championship just two years ago. The Russell Westbrook mega-trade didn’t work out as planned while Anthony Davis dealt with constant injuries. Frank Vogel is now gone as well, replaced by Darvin Ham as head coach. The […]

NBA Arena
Drew Crabtree, Editor - Sep 10, 2022

The NBA boasts teams throughout the largest cities in the United States and even in Toronto, Canada. This, of course, allows for the limitless potential for exciting live viewing experiences. In total there are 29 NBA arenas, but below are the top five in terms of the best experiences. Top Five NBA Arena Experiences 5. […]

Patrick Beverley was recently traded to the Lakers for Stanley Johnson and Talen Horton-Tucker. This add for the Lakers who have seen a lot of problems in the last couple of years. The addition of Beverley should help the team defensively. The one problem with all of this is Russell Westbrook. Westbrook had an up-and-down […]

Jon Lee - Aug 27, 2022

The NBA offseason rarely lacks drama. And late on an August night, Shams Charania of The Athletic dropped a bomb. The Los Angeles Lakers acquired Patrick Beverley in exchange for Talen Horton-Tucker and Stanley Johnson. Beverley, a former LA Clipper, arrives as a key rotation player who gives the Lakers a sense of toughness, shooting, […]

Jordan Pagkalinawan - Aug 25, 2022

On Wednesday evening, Adrian Wojnarowski dropped a “Woj Bomb” on NBA Twitter, announcing a trade between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Utah Jazz involving Patrick Beverley and Talen Horton-Tucker. The Lakers traded for Beverley, a three-time All-Defensive Team selection, in exchange for the 21-year-old Horton-Tucker and forward Stanley Johnson. Patrick Beverley is returning to […]

Jon Lee - Aug 21, 2022

The NBA schedule is out and fans were exposed to the key dates including the LA Lakers and LA Clippers, but is the Battle of LA dead? The matchup between the two Angeleno heavyweights had the city buzzing in the 2019-20 season. Especially considering the Clippers’ acquisitions of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. Additionally, the […]

Pro Basketball Resume
Jordan Pagkalinawan - Aug 17, 2022

At the time of writing, the NBA’s schedule for the 2022-23 season is about to be released…well, the rest of it, anyway. As opposed to having the entire schedule release at once, Shams Charania and other prominent NBA reporters revealed when notable matchups are slated to take place, from the rematch of the most recent Finals […]

Dylan Guest, Editor - Aug 15, 2022

The NBA boasts teams throughout the largest cities in the United States and even in Toronto, Canada. This, of course, allows for the limitless potential for exciting live viewing experiences. In total there are 29 NBA arenas, but below are the top five in terms of the best experiences. Top Five NBA Arena Experiences 5. […]

The Lakers have been in a constant market for Kyrie Irving since he became available at the start of the offseason. If that doesn’t work the Lakers will have to shift focus fast. They have a short contention window with LeBron James aging. The Lakers don’t have a deep roster or much draft capital to […]

Russell Westbrook Trade
Dylan Guest, Editor - Aug 3, 2022

Russell Westbrook trade rumors have been relentless this entire offseason. He was the most popular NBA trade candidate until Brooklyn Nets superstars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving requested trades. Now there’s also a possibility of a Donovan Mitchell trade from the Utah Jazz. What we do know, however, is that the Westbrook experiment didn’t quite work for the […]

LeBron James Free Agency
Dylan Guest, Editor - Aug 3, 2022

It may be too early for this kind of exercise, but impending free agency, even a year down the line, for a star like LeBron James is always a major deal. He changed the scope of free agency with The Decision in 2010, and 2023 could be his last big move. James will turn 38 years old during next […]

After getting rid of Chris Paul, Anthony Davis became the cornerstone of the Pelicans’ rebuild. Davis is a legend of the game as he’s already instilled himself as a top 75 NBA player of all time. After years of hard work and playoff failure, he set his sights to team up with LeBron James in […]

Jordan Pagkalinawan - Aug 1, 2022

NBA Summer League wrapped up in mid-July, and training camp does not start until September.  But in the midst of this “dead period” in the league, fans still have a lot to look forward to.  From game-changing decisions to current players expected to take leaps, the 2022-23 season has fans buzzing with excitement.  One aspect […]

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Jon Lee - Aug 1, 2022

The 2022-23 NBA campaign is about 25 percent finished. Among the surprises and disappointments around the league, the LA Clippers fall in the middle. As it currently stands, the Clippers hold the eighth seed at 11-9. It’s not the worst outcome, considering they are only two games behind first. However, some thought that the Clippers […]

The Utah Jazz have been a trending team on the rise early in the NBA season. This Western Conference darling has even been listed as potential trade deadline buyers after a hot start. Now, after losing five of their last seven, are the Jazz falling back to earth? Are the Utah Jazz Legitimate Contenders? Exceeding […]

Jon Lee - Aug 1, 2022

After missing over three weeks with knee stiffness, the LA Clippers’ superstar returned to the floor. In his 24 minutes, he notched six points, five rebounds, and four assists. Though the numbers are not eye-popping, he was a plus-26 on the court. Although he will not look like himself for a bit, everyone must be […]

Even though we are only just about a week and a half into the 2022-2023 college basketball season and even though there hasn’t been a ton of big-time games, we still have a lot of exciting storylines. Some teams have looked really good and some have looked unexpectedly awful. Here are some early observations in […]

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Elaine Blum - Aug 1, 2022

Sacramento Kings point guard De’Aaron Fox was the fifth overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. He entered the league with high expectations all around him and what kind of player he could become. His entire career, Fox has been averaging double-digit scoring numbers and over 20 points ever since the 2019-20 season. His best […]

Donald Stewart - Aug 1, 2022

The New York Knicks were served a brutal reminder last Sunday from Donovan Mitchell, the new star of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Mitchell destroyed the Knicks on his way to 38 points and a season-high 12 assists, in the Cavs 121-108 victory. Not only did the Knicks pass on drafting him in 2017; but they also […]

We have reached the top of the mountain. The defending title game runner-ups, the North Carolina Tar Heels. Hubert Davis’ squad ended up overachieving last year in his first year at the helm. They won 17 of their last 21 games and made it all the way to the national championship game. They bring most […]

Jon Lee - Aug 1, 2022

After dropping four straight games, the LA Clippers are back over .500. Many thought they should have a far better record than they have. And they aren’t wrong. Of their five wins, only one came against a team over .500. But considering how they looked prior to their three-game winning streak, any win is big. The […]