Browsing Lakers vs Thunder

Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin Starting Doesn’t Mean Byron Scott Knows What He’s Doing

Posted on 25 Mar, 2015, by in NBA

In the ongoing attempts to evaluate players heading into the offseason, Jeremy Lin got his starting role back from Byron Scott, resulting in a solid game from the point guard although it wasn’t enough for the Los Angeles Lakers, beaten 127-117 by the Oklahoma City Thunder. More

Oklahoma City Thunder – Revenge is Easy Against Terrible Teams

Posted on 14 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

Losing to the Los Angeles Lakers is quite embarassing, at least this season, and especially for a championship caliber team like the Oklahoma City Thunder. So revenge was on the mind of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook when they stepped on the floor, thinking about that recent loss. But it’s not such a noteworthy thing to do – get payback – when it’s such a bad & sad bunch of players on the other side. More

Oklahoma City Thunder – Kevin Durant Makes Kobe Bryant Look Really Old

Posted on 14 Dec, 2013, by in NBA

It’s not really fair comparing Kevin Durant to Kobe Bryant or the Oklahoma City Thunder to whatever the Los Angeles Lakers have going on right now, but it’s impossible not to make this connection between a star, maybe the best player in the NBA, and an old man, coming off a rough injury, who is actually looking like he’s getting in the way of his teammates, playing worse than they did before his return. More

Lakers vs Thunder Predictions

Posted on 5 Mar, 2013, by in NBA

It’s not like the Los Angeles Lakers needed a lot of reasons to get motivated before their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, but it seems Kobe Bryant has provided the spark for both sides by weighing in on the punch Serge Ibaka sent to the private areas of Blake Griffin. More

Oklahoma City Thunder – Kevin Durant Better Than Kobe Bryant, Better Than Anyone

Posted on 8 Dec, 2012, by in NBA

At the moment, there’s no NBA player playing better than Kevin Durant. His performance, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-108 win over the Los Angeles Lakers, turned into somewhat of a scoring duel with Kobe Bryant, which he won as well. More

Lakers vs Thunder – Who are the Best in the Western Conference?

Posted on 18 Aug, 2012, by in NBA

The question is pretty simple – Have the two major additions made by the Los Angeles Lakers, adding Steve Nash and Dwight Howard to the team be enough to regain dominance in the West, overtaking the young and talented Oklahoma City Thunder led by Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook? More

Kobe Bryant Faces Reality – Lakers Aren’t That Good

Posted on 22 May, 2012, by in NBA

Kobe Bryant and the Lakers have been here before. Five years ago to be exact. They know they have one great player, but the team around him, built to grant him yet another championship ring, isn’t good enough, and crumbled around him in the few moments he tried to get a breather. More

The Game That Lost the Lakers Their Series Against the Thunder

Posted on 17 May, 2012, by in NBA

Andrew Bynum hit a nice shot over Kendrick Perkins with just over two minutes to go in the fourth quarter. The Los Angeles Lakers were up 75-68 in a very low scoring affair in Oklahoma City. Two minutes later, the Lakers were still at 75, Kevin Durant just put the Thunder in the lead. The Lakers are down 0-2, with the chances of overturning looking grim. More

Thunder That Good; Lakers This Bad?

Posted on 15 May, 2012, by in NBA

No one was surprised that the Oklahoma City Thunder won Game 1, at home against the Los Angeles Lakers. But by 29 points? Without anything too special from Durant, Westbrook, Harden or anyone else? Is that really the gulf between the two teams. More