The Denver Nuggets are back in the Western Conference Finals, and they will be duking it out against the Los Angeles Lakers, the same foe they faced the last time they reached this stage of the playoffs. Denver completed a stunning turnaround that saw them climb back from a glaring 1-3 hole in the semifinals, and pull off an upset over Kawhi Leonard and the heavily-favorited Clippers squad.… Read more
The NBA returned at a break-neck pace on Thursday night as both games went down the wire. After enjoying a tasty opening bout between the Jazz and Pelicans, the premier match-up between the two L.A. giants did not disappoint with the Lakers narrowly besting the Clippers 103-101.
After four months of no basketball, the NBA is gearing up for the resumption of the 2019-2020 season. With such a long hiatus fans can be forgiven for forgetting the current narratives surrounding the NBA. We have taken a look around the league and selected the three main plots to follow upon its resumption.
Kobe Bryant's iron man MVP award might be his greatest achievement.
The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed the signing of J.R. Smith on Wednesday as a replacement for Avery Bradley, who opted out of the Orlando bubble last week.
Kobe Bryant and Dirk Nowitzki both spent their entire careers with the team that drafted them.
However, there is one challenge that James has faced and overcome that he does not get credit for. This is adapting to the three-point era.
DeMarcus Cousins signed with the Los Angeles Lakers last off-season. An ACL injury ended his season before it began, however, and the former All-Star was released by the Lakers a few weeks ago.
There never was, or ever will be, a better scorer in the modern era than Kobe Bean Bryant.
There is a reason why the art of sport is considered the greatest show on earth. The storylines that unfold over decades, the actors who take centre stage and the levels of drama so high that it literally turns the viewers borderline insane. Whereas the contest of sport is rich with the aforementioned traits, one thing it's painstakingly short on is happy endings.
Once this trio finally gets to play together it got us wondering if it would be enough to win the 2021 championship or would the Nets need to add other pieces around this core and where would this leave Spencer Dinwiddie?
Former Miami Heat shooting guard and NBA maverick Dion Waiters has signed a contract with the LA Lakers for the remainder of the season, as reported by The Athletic's Shams Charania.
With the Los Angeles Lakers sitting comfortably atop the west, at 41-12, 5 losses ahead of 2nd place Denver Nuggets, they are a bonafide contender and are almost certainly looking for ways to improve the team.