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Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin Playing Great Makes Byron Scott & Kobe Bryant Unhappy

Posted on 25 Feb, 2015, by in NBA

The title is misleading in a way. Why? Because Byron Scott and Kobe Bryant didn’t make grumpy faces about Jeremy Lin. They were angry at the way Jordan Hill, Carlos Boozer and Nick Young behaved after the Los Angeles Lakers finally ended their losing streak. As if players on a terrible team aren’t allowed to celebrate. More

Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin & Kobe Bryant Make the Offense Look Great

Posted on 3 Dec, 2014, by in NBA

While Kobe Bryant had the wrong kind of triple double in a game he didn’t really try to force himself on the offense, Jeremy Lin played the facilitator perfectly, providing the kind of ball movement and ball handling the Los Angeles Lakers needed in their 106-96 win over the Detroit Pistons. More

Los Angeles Lakers – Kobe Bryant Overshadows Jeremy Lin & Everyone Else

Posted on 1 Dec, 2014, by in NBA

Just like Kobe Bryant likes it, the Los Angeles Lakers beating the Toronto Raptors 129-122 in overtime was all about him and his statistics. Not that the others played badly, but it’s hard for Jeremy Lin especially to shine when Kobe Bryant takes over so dominantly. More

Obvious Dunk of the Day – Gerald Green Over Jordan Hill

Posted on 5 Nov, 2014, by in NBA

It’s quite incredible to see how Gerald Green has changed since coming back from his European exile. A much better player than before, but still an incredibly athletic and exciting dunk artist, pulling off a mean posterizing slam on Jordan Hill as the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Lakers. More

Los Angeles Lakers – More Jeremy Lin, Less Kobe Bryant, Makes Them Better

Posted on 1 Nov, 2014, by in NBA

Following a 118-111 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles Lakers are still without a win this season. But for the first time since it began, they looked like a capable team offensively, that doesn’t only rely on Kobe Bryant to create offense. Putting the ball in the hands of Jeremy Lin worked wonders, up to a point. More

NBA Rumors – Brooklyn Nets Interested in Trading for Jordan Hill

Posted on 18 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

The Brooklyn Nets seem like they’ll be able to keep up their impressive pace and make the playoffs, but they are looking to improve their roster and would like to use their disabled player exception to get Jordan Hill of the Los Angeles Lakers. More

Los Angeles Lakers – Kobe Bryant Wasn’t Going to Lose Forever

Posted on 15 Dec, 2013, by in NBA

At some point, the rust was going to wear off Kobe Bryant, and along the same line, his first win this season since coming back from his injury was going to happen, sooner or later. It turned out to be after four games, beating the Charlotte Bobcats 88-85, putting up his best performance since returning. More

Los Angeles Lakers – Defense Isn’t a Rude Word

Posted on 7 Dec, 2013, by in NBA

With the return of Kobe Bryant looming, the Los Angeles Lakers seem to be not only hitting the right kind of form to make him feel a lot more comfortable getting back, but finding out that playing some good defense, especially in the final moments of games they’re supposed to win, is something they can actually do. More

Xavier Henry & Jordan Hill Forced to Carry the Lakers

Posted on 13 Nov, 2013, by in NBA

There’s no order, no plan, to whatever’s happening with the Los Angeles Lakers this season. Mike D’Antoni is simply improvising, plugging in players in different roles until something clicks, waiting for you know who to return. It’s not consistent but generally, and especially in their very convincing 116-95 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, it works best with Xavier Henry and Jordan Hill on the floor. More

Los Angeles Lakers – Xavier Henry and & Jordan Hill Somehow Their Best Players

Posted on 4 Nov, 2013, by in NBA

Seeing the Los Angeles Lakers this season is quite a surreal experience, especially with Steve Nash and Pau Gasol, entrusted to lead the team while Kobe Bryant is away, playing so badly, and players like Xavier Henry and Jordan Hill becoming the most important factors this team has to rely on. More