Javaris gets an “A” for the Day: Young Critt got out of the blocks quickly, showing some nice handles and athleticism as well as hitting the game winner at the buzzer. Let’s see if he can build on the mini-hype tonight and show that running the Triangle in high school has sped up his learning […]
Archives for July 2007
The Lakers start their Summer League play today, but this summer feels a lot different than the last couple. The first, and most obvious, reason is the team chose to join the Vegas Summer League, which is now probably the hottest summer league going. (Pun intended.) The Lakers make it a lucky 21 teams that […]
All the talk in Lakerland, and on this blog, whether it be about trades or free agents, is ultimately about building a champion. Commenter Reed sent along a detailed look at both what is the makeup of championship teams â€” and how the Lakers look compared to that. I pass along his very good and […]
He has a prominent place in Lakers fans’ hearts as one of those key role-playing veterans on championship teams. He is classy. He is Mr. .04. Heâ€™s got rings and he earned them. The fact he would walk away from $21 million to make sure his daughter got the best care possible says volumes about […]
I’d suggest everyone do as I’m doing and take a day away from fretting over the merits of Steve Blake, the MLE, trade fantasies and everything basketball to focus on the things that really matter â€” family, friends and remembering the people that made America great. Plus beer, can’t forget beer. Happy Fourth, everyone!
The first thing the Lakers did â€” one minute after they could talk to free agents â€” was something so obvious it could get overlooked, but it shouldnâ€™t. They called Luke Walton. Among the things it is clear the Lakers need to get to the next level is some quality role players to go around […]