Shouldnâ€™t you be out at a barbeque right now? Enjoying the last days of summer rather than being in front of a computer? Well, for those who stopped by, thanks for coming, but there is little Laker news to report. Here are a couple things: â€¢ The Lakers have hired Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as a â€œspecial […]
Which past-his-prime, tall guard being converted to the play point sounds better to you, Derek Anderson or Aaron McKie? According to the Los Angeles Times, the Lakers are looking at McKie, who just got set free in the formerly-Alan-Houston-rule-now-the-Jerome-Williams-rule cuts. Since heâ€™s on the radar, letâ€™s take a quick look at McKie. McKie played in […]
One of the things I wanted to do during the slow off-season was reflect on some of the Lakers from the past, to take a stroll down memory lane with both statistics and a my rose-colored rear-view mirror. Of course, this off-season has been anything but slow so far, so I havenâ€™t gotten around to […]
After a week of breathing crisp, pine-scented air, relaxing with my family and looking at stunning vistas, I couldnâ€™t wait to get back in front of a computer. I didnâ€™t think youâ€™d buy that. But upon returning there were a couple of unsettling pieces of Laker news and one other thing I wanted to catch […]
During the Civil War, Confederate general Robert E. Lee consistently defied military convention and took big risks, many of which paid off. Historian Shelby Foote said that Lee was not, by nature, a big risk taker, but circumstance forced him to be â€” his army was smaller and not as well equipped, if heâ€™d done […]
Update: If you’re looking for more of what’s next with the Lakers, Eric Pincus has his latest story up at Hoopsworld. Among the things he’s reporting is that the rumored trade of Devean George, Slava and a second round pick to Indiana for the #17 pick and Jonathan Bender will happen before the draft. Now, […]
It’s official, Phil Jackson will be announced as the Laker coach this afternoon at a 2 pm press conference at Staples Center.
There is no white smoke coming out of Staples Center, but according to the latest article from Eric Pincus at Hoopsworld we’ll know in the next couple of days about Phil. Since Pincus wrote that article he said on a message board he has gotten additional information to say Phil will make an announcement on […]