Dwight Howard becomes youngest NBA player to reach 9,000 rebounds

The big news Wednesday night was that the Los Angeles Lakers earned the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 99-95 overtime win against the Houston Rockets. But a story that largely went under the radar was that Lakers center Dwight Howard became the youngest player in NBA history to notch 9,000 […]

Shocker: L.A. Lakers Trade For Steve Nash, Sending Bevy of Draft Picks to Phoenix Suns

In a shocking move, the Lakers have landed Phoenix PG Steve Nash in a trade. The Suns will get the Lakers’ 2013 and 2015 first-round draft picks and their 2014 and 2015 second-round selections. The Lakers also paid the Suns $3 million to facilitate the trade.

With Great Finals Matchup Set, It’s Time To Appreciate the State of the NBA Game

The 2012 NBA Playoffs have been a blast to watch, but these last couple of months have not been just another post season; they’ve been something much more special than that.

Kobe Bryant or Tim Duncan: Who is the Best Player of His Generation?

I have heard talk lately debating Tim Duncan or Kobe Bryant as the best player of their generation. I have been pleasantly surprised to hear some analysts say Duncan, to which I agree.

Song Parody: “The Kobe That We Used To Know” by Kobye

I give two thumbs up to the pasty gentleman in this video, “Kobye” I guess he’d like to be called, for reworking the Gotye song into a clever postmortem on the recently completed season for Kobe Bryant and the Lakers.

Metta World Peace Is More Delusional Than We Thought

Metta World Peace said the Lakers were the better team in their matchup against the Thunder but just underachieved. “We had them beat. Stunned. So stunned. It’s stunning,” he said. When exactly did you have them beat Ron Ron?

Kobe, Jordan, and a Matter of Perspective

I can’t believe that I have been dragged into this again…but after Jerod’s scathing post this morning, I thought it would be prudent to discuss Kobe and MJ one more time.

Brian Cardinal Sums Up Kobe Bryant’s Game 5 Performance in One Hilarious, Accurate Tweet

The next time anyone tries to argue that Kobe Bryant is in the same class as Michael Jordan, ask them this: would MJ have ever been clowned publicly by…Brian Cardinal? I think not.

Oklahoma City Thunder Positioned for Historic Playoff Run

Over the last 13 NBA seasons, there have been only three teams from the Western Conference to play for an NBA championship. The Oklahoma City Thunder may get the chance to eliminate each of these three powerhouses in their 2012 playoff run towards the NBA Finals.

NBA Playoffs: Thunder-Lakers Series Begins With Blowout That Likely Portends Rest of Series

Many were calling into question whether or not the young Thunder team would be affected by their long layoff, but a 119-90 win over the Lakers proved that they were only helped by the time off.

NBA Playoffs: Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Preview and Prediction

The Lakers held off the Clippers to win the Pacific Division to secure the third seed in the West. They must now focus their attention to Denver, who are looking to avoid another first round exit in the playoffs in the post-Carmelo era.

Ron Artest Should Be Suspended Into Playoffs For Throwing Elbow at James Harden

Ron Artest is a thug. Plain and simple. And David Stern should suspend him into the playoffs for the vicious elbow he threw at James Harden last night.

NBA Trade Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Trade For Ramon Sessions From Cleveland Cavaliers

The Los Angeles Lakers swung a deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers to acquire Ramon Sessions in exchange for the their first-round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft

NBA Trade Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls Exploring Pau Gasol Deal?

On the day the Bears trade for Brandon Marshall, news breaks that the Chicago Bulls are attempting to engage the Lakers in trade discussions for Pau Gasol, via ESPN’s Mark Stein.

NBA Trade Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets Cannot Work Out Deal For Pau Gasol

The Houston Rockets thought they had gotten Pau Gasol back in early December before the NBA vetoed the blockbuster Chris Paul trade. Since that time the Rockets have kept in touch with the Los Angeles Lakers regarding the four-time All-Star and would still like to get him.