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Why Kobe Bryant Will Still Be The Best Shooting Guard In The League

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 The last time Kobe Bryant played a full (or relatively full) season, he completed one of his most impressive seasons. Where ESPN had ranked him number six coming into the season and number seven coming into the previous season, Kobe put on an absolute show and even ended up fifth in MVP voting for the 2012-2013 season. Obviously team performance is factored into that award and the Lakers ba ...

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Lakers Nation Debate: Biggest Weakness This Season

The Lakers front office has put together a roster full of potential this off-season. While they missed out on the big-name free agents, they were able to bring compile an excellent mix of young players who can grown and veterans with a lot to prove. The signing of second-round pick Jordan Clarkson put the Lakers roster at 13 players. With the team well over the salary cap, the team is only able to sign play ...

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Lakers Nation Roundtable: Necessary Roster Additions?

Earlier this week, the Lakers signed second-round pick Jordan Clarkson to a contract, bringing the Lakers roster to 13 players. The maximum the Lakers can carry is 15, and the Lakers remain about $2 million below the luxury tax giving them the capability to add one or two more minimum contracts if they see fit. The Lakers definitely have some holes on the roster. The small forward position is pretty thin an ...

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Lakers Nation Debate: Greatest Kobe Moment Of All-Time

Topic: With Kobe Bryant celebrating his 36th birthday this weekend, we wonder what is Kobe's greatest moment of his career? Context: As Kobe Bryant heads into the twilight of his career, this has become a time to reflect on everything great that he has done throughout his time in the NBA. Kobe will go down as one of the greatest players to ever play the game, and he has left the fans with plenty of memories ...

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Lakers Nation Countdown: Kobe Bryant’s Top-10 Dunks

Please enable Javascript to watch this video DUNKS: Honorable Mentions | 10 | 9 | 8 | 7 | 6 | 5 | 4 | 3 | 2 | 1 Kobe Bryant may not be the athlete he once was, but throughout his career, he has shown to be one of the finest the NBA has ever seen. His amazing collection of highlight-reel dunks is proof to this point. As we celebrate Kobe's 36th birthday, we have decided to take all of the fans down memory la ...

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What’s It Like To Play H-O-R-S-E With Kobe Bryant

A game of H-O-R-S-E between Kobe Bryant and a diehard Lakers fan made waves throughout the Lakers fan community this summer. If you thought a contribution to Bryant's charity, the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation, was cause for Kobe to go easy on a lifelong fan from Brooklyn, think again. The game's playing H-O-R-S-E right? I'm a strategist...I'm trying to win. I'm not here giving you shots you've ...

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Debate: Which Lakers Newcomer Will Have The Best Season?

Topic: We wonder which Lakers newcomer -- between Carlos Boozer, Jordan Clarkson, Ed Davis, Jeremy Lin, or Julius Randle -- will have the best season. Context: The Lakers will be boosted by the return of Kobe Bryant this season. Additionally, players like Nick Young, Jordan Hill, and Xavier Henry are all coming back and will be major contributors. But the Lakers have also brought in a number of newcomers, a ...

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Trying To Make Sense Of The Lakers Uneventful Offseason (So Far)

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 When the Lakers gave Kobe Bryant his massive two-year extension last November, it gave us a slight clue as to what their intentions were for this offseason. With nearly half of their salary cap now tied up in just Kobe and Steve Nash, we could conclude that they would only have enough cap room to offer one max contract to a free agent, and that would most likely come at the expense of losin ...

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Debate: What Is Your All-Time Lakers 3-on-3 Team?

Topic: We wonder which three Lakers of all-time would people choose to create their ultimate 3-on-3 team. Context: This weekend in downtown Los Angeles, the Nike 3-on-3 basketball tournament is taking place as a number of players of all ages, skills, shapes, and sizes put together teams to find out who is the best. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Obviously basketball ...

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Lakers Nation Roundtable: Biggest Strength Of The Team

Coming off a 27-win season, it was hard to find many positives from last season. The Lakers simply were not good in many areas last year, but they were very good at shooting the three. Players like Jodie Meeks, Jordan Farmar, and Kent Bazemore had excellent shooting years and the Lakers ranked among the league's best in shooting. But many of those shooters from last season are now gone. And with the additio ...

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