NBA Second Half Predictions

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After an exciting All-Star weekend, the second half of the season is set to get started. The first half of the year has been full of surprises. From the Charlotte Hornets to the Utah Jazz, hopes are high across the league. Let’s see which teams and players are primed for success in my NBA second-half […] READ MORE


NBA: Updated Weekly Title Odds for 2020-21 Season

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The 2019-20 NBA season concluded with the Los Angeles Lakers hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy. Their 4-2 series win over the Miami Heat earned the team its 17th NBA championship, tying them with the Boston Celtics for the most titles in league history. We are now a quarter of the way through the 2020-21 NBA […] READ MORE


One Year Later: Remembering Kobe Bryant

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A year later, it still doesn’t feel real. Kobe Bryant. Gianna Bryant. Payton Chester. Sarah Chester. Alyssa Altobelli. Keri Altobelli. John Altobelli. Christina Mauser. Ara Zobayan. All nine died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas one year ago today. They’ll be remembered forever. Remembering Kobe Bryant; A Year of Reflection Last Word Staff Remember Kobe Bryant To commemorate the […] READ MORE



Top Five Superstar Trades in NBA History

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With the James Harden superstar trade officially done, another blockbuster deal is in the books. Throughout NBA history, trading players of this caliber is a rarity. Especially midseason. Only so many superstars have moved in the NBA’s 75-year history. Today we will be looking at these trades and counting down the five best superstar trades […] READ MORE


Kyle Kuzma’s Impact with the Los Angeles Lakers

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The Los Angeles Lakers have come a long way since being ecstatic over summer league play and the NBA Draft Lottery. Laker fans throwing Twitter debates on who should be the No. 2 pick and the future in Los Angeles. Jim Buss. Mitch Kupchak and Magic Johnson errors and drama halted the purple and gold’s success, […] READ MORE


Editors’ Predictions for the 2020-21 NBA Season

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The 2020-21 NBA season is finally here after a shorter-than-usual hiatus. This season features plenty of storylines to watch with several superstars returning and several new-look rosters. One thing on everyone’s mind at the start of a season, though, is who they think will bring home the NBA’s ultimate prize. Prior to tipoff, our editors […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Lakers Quest for 18

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The NBA season is set to begin in just over a week, and the Los Angeles Lakers are set to begin their journey for a repeat. Is it possible? Of course.  The Lakers are still celebrating their trophy heist, and are already preparing for the beginning of the year. Thanks to COVID-19 changing the schedule and […] READ MORE