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Kobe Bryant Can Still Play

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

On November 30th, Kobe Bryant led the Lakers to an overtime win over the Toronto Raptors. Kobe had a triple double posting the stats of 31 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists. Not only did he get the triple double and a win, but he also became the oldest player in NBA history to post a triple […]

Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard is Having the Worst Month Ever

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

The month of November has proved to be rough for Houston Rockets’ center, Dwight Howard. While consistently playing an integral role in the Rocket’s offense and defense, Howard’s absence has been widely felt. The leader of morale and leadership, Howard suffered from flu-like symptoms and missed the team’s November 8th loss against the Golden State […]

Kobe Bryant Refutes Criticism of Contract

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Much was made about the contract Kobe Bryant signed at the start of last season. The deal, which began this season, is a two year $50 million dollar deal. This made him one of the highest paid players in the NBA, even though he is 36 and coming off two serious injuries. Many people have criticized […]

Nick Young Return Helps Lakers

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Everyone expected the return of Kobe Bryant to be the major move that finally awoke the Lakers from their slumber. Bryant missed almost all of last season with injury. However, his return has not made much difference to the Lakers’ results. While he has scored a lot of points, Bryant’s team went 1-7 during his […]

New Team, Same Result for LeBron James vs. Spurs

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

If LeBron James thought moving to the Cleveland Cavaliers would give him a better chance of beating the Spurs, he was mistaken. His Cavs team fell 92-90 to the Spurs in a tightly contested game. James and the Cavs will be pleased with how competitive they were against the best team in the NBA, but […]