This is the one week every year that is supposed to be dedicated to being thankful for the things we have. This year Thanksgiving has an even brighter meaning for fans of the NBA, as it signifies the probably end of the 149-day lockout.
Here’s a look back at some of the top stories from the past week in our weekly recap.
Top 5 Plays to be Thankful For – A quick look back at five of the best plays from 2011 and how they helped the Lakers. On Thanksgiving it’s all about acknowledging your blessings, and each of these plays is certainly that.
Owners, Players Reach Tentative Agreement to End Lockout – This is the news NBA fans have been waiting to read for months, and it broke early Saturday morning after a 15-hour negotiating session between both sides.
Breakdown of New CBA Agreement – The newly agreed-upon collective bargaining agreement is different than the system that fans have grown accustomed to since 1998. This is a breakdown of the major differences between the new CBA and the previous one.
Blogosphere Reacts to the News that the Lockout is Over – When the news that the lockout had ended broke writers, players and fans took to Twitter to exclaim their glee. Here’s a look at some of the top tweets and articles that came out when the news went public early Saturday morning.
Wallpaper: Kobe Bryant is BACK – With the NBA lockout on its way out here’s a new Kobe Bryant wallpaper to celebrate the return of the Black Mamba and the Los Angeles Lakers.
Black Friday Sale!
Lakers Nation T-Shirt Clearance Sale! – With a new season approaching it’s time to clear the shelves of our Lakers Nation t-shirts. You can get one of these designs, originally $19.95, now for just $9.95. Make sure you stock up before they’re all gone!