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Throwback Thursday: West Hits 60-Footer To Send Finals Game To Overtime

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rz-lyvtuilM With the NBA playoffs in full swing, we take a look back at one of the greatest shots in Laker playoff history. The Lakers, led by Jerry West, faced the New York Knicks in the 1970 Finals. After splitting the first two games in New York, the series shifted to Los Angeles where the Lakers were hoping to take advantage of their home court. The game was a back and for ...

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In Mitch We Trust And The Optimism Heading Into The Lakers Off-Season

Keeping the talent pipeline stocked and refueled is essential to building a winning culture in the NBA and nobody has done it better in the past decade than our very own, Mitch Kupchak. The coach may determine the system which dictates the type of player needed via free agency, trade or lottery pick, but as the GM you still have to go out there and recruit talent. It takes ninja-like precision to locate a d ...

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Loving and Letting Go Of Two-Time Champion, Pau Gasol

“Stay down with my day one (expletive), and we in the club screaming ‘No new friends, no new friends, no new friends, no no no.”  -Drake Contrary to the notion put forth by the part-time Miami Heat groupie and full-time Global Ambassador of the Toronto Raptors, the changing of social circles is actually quite acceptable. According to a study done by Dutch sociologist, Gerald Mollenhorst, we lose and replace ...

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Lakers Nation Debate: Should The Lakers Trade Their First Round Pick?

Topic: The Lakers will have their first lottery pick since 2005. But if that pick falls outside of the top 5, should the Lakers trade the pick for other assets? Context: The Lakers just went through arguably their worst season in the history of the franchise. But if there was a year to be bad, this was it as this year's draft class is shaping up to be one of the best in recent memory. The Lakers have the si ...

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Lakers Nation Roundtable: Favorite Moment Of The 2013-14 Season

Wednesday night's victory over the San Antonio Spurs finally brought this tumultuous season to an end for the Los Angeles Lakers. The team lost an extraordinary amount of games due to injury, and limped towards the most losses in the history of the franchise. It was truly a season that everyone involved would like to forget. -- Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out The Latest Gear! -- When a team goes 27-5 ...

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Flashback Friday: Nick Young’s First Season With The Lakers

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epaVRf-3K1o Nick Young was a fan favorite during this past year with the Lakers. Often injecting life and humor into a long, disastrous season. For this Flashback Friday, we take a look at some of his offensive highlights of the past season. -- Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out The Latest Gear! -- Young led the Lakers with 17.9 points and his ability to create for himself ...

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This Week In Lakers History: Magic Becomes NBA’s All-Time Assist Leader

http://youtu.be/b2RhwuUa09Y?t=3m23s Magic Johnson is almost universally considered the greatest point guard in the history of the NBA. He is also one of the greatest Lakers ever. Magic used his combination of size, court vision, and passing ability to dominate opposing teams and get his teammates the best shots possible. Magic led the Showtime Lakers to five championships in the 1980s and along the way, pil ...

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Lakers Nation Debate: How Much Is Nick Young Worth?

Topic: Nick Young is arguably the most popular player on the team right now. Today we examine how much Nick Young is worth and what is the maximum amount the Lakers should pay him? Context: As the Lakers attempt to build their roster back into a championship contender, they have a number of intriguing options that they could choose to bring back next year. The most popular among those players is Nick Young, ...

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Lakers Make The Right Move With The Mitch Kupchak Extension

There are two kinds of Lakers fans out there: those who think that it was a good idea to extend the contract of general manager Mitch Kupchak and those who we should be embarrassed of. The fact that there is anyone out there even the least bit critical or angry with the decision is hilarious. In simplest terms, Kupchak is the last remaining link (not named Buss) to the franchise's glory days. Jerry Buss and ...

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Lakers Nation Roundtable: John Calipari’s Fit With The Lakers

The marriage between the Los Angeles Lakers and Coach Mike D'Antoni could very well be coming to an end after this season. The Lakers have compiled the most losses since the franchise moved to Los Angeles and fans have been calling for D'Antoni's head for most of the season. While the Lakers insist that no decision has been made on D'Antoni's future, there have been rumors that he will not return next seaso ...

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