Why the Los Angeles Lakers will win the 2022 NBA Championship

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After an injury-plagued season last year that contributed to their early first-round exit, the Los Angeles Lakers bolstered their roster and are looking to make yet another run at the NBA Championship. Here are four reasons why the Lakers will win the title. Why the Los Angeles Lakers will Win the Championship 1. Defense Defense […] READ MORE


Likely Landing Spots For James Ennis Signing

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James Ennis is one of the best remaining free agents available in the NBA. With teams looking to fill their final roster spots, Ennis has been linked to several franchises in recent weeks. Now that the Los Angeles Lakers have moved on from Marc Gasol, rumors of Ennis signing with his hometown team have resurfaced. […] READ MORE


Carmelo Anthony Signs with the Los Angeles Lakers

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Carmelo Anthony signed with the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday It was rumored that Anthony was deciding between the Knicks and Lakers, ultimately deciding to play in Los Angeles. The two sides agreed to a one-year contract.  Carmelo Anthony Signs with the Los Angeles Lakers Over his 17 year NBA career Anthony has played for […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Lakers: The NBA’s Farm System

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The Los Angeles Lakers have drafted a lot of high-quality NBA players since 2014. The issue with them has been staying patient enough to develop that talent. The Lakers’ thirst for becoming relevant again is part of the reason for these trades. The franchise had an unusual playoff drought that went from the 2012-13 season […] READ MORE


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