Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on Kemba Walker's decision to end his college basketball career at Connecticut and enter the NBA draft. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of...
Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on Kemba Walker's decision to end his college basketball career at Connecticut and enter the NBA draft. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of ...
This is the first edition of Lakers mailbag where I'll answer questions Laker fans email me every week. Here's how the drill is going to work: Email me your question to the address marked at the bottom of the post with at least your full name and city of resid
Normally, this is the month when everyone analyzes, speculates on and frets over the moves NBA teams make to bolster their rosters. However, this isn't a normal time, with the NBA lockout and all. But that doesn't mean I'm going to stop analyzing the free-agen
"What a difference a day made/Twenty-four little hours/Brought the sun and the flowers/Where there used to be rain" - Dinah Washington That was the song ringing in Lawrence Tanter's ear as the Lakers became a different team once again in their 109-101 victory
Houston Rockets' point guard Aaron Brooks has been named the NBA's most improved player. Brooks set a career high in scoring, averaging 19.6 points a game, an 8.4-point increase from last season. He also averaged a career-high 5.3 assists and ...
The lights will go off. Another banner will be placed in Staples Center. And every member of the Lakers' staff will receive their championship ring from last season's successful playoff run. The rings will symbolize various championship totals among various La
Lakers 112, Houston Rockets 110 (final) The Lakers had all they could handle before they defeated the Houston Rockets on the night L.A. got its 2010 NBA championships rings. It took a big effort from the Lakers' bench as well as 29 points and 11 rebounds from
1. The personalized ring ceremony was a nice touch. To the tune of Jay-Z's "Run This Town," the new Staples Center HD scoreboard flashed images of the Lakers' playoff run -- Ron Artest's key three-pointer in Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals, Derek Fisher's coast-
In a ring ceremony Tuesday night that featured plenty about the Lakers' closeness forged last season, the most revealing part came after the celebration with a unit that looked much different than any on last season's championship squad. Newly acquired backup
It's only two games into the regular season, and Lakers Coach Phil Jackson has already assigned the team's bench a nickname. They're "Renegades." "I gave it to them," Jackson said Saturday after practice at the Lakers' facility in El Segundo. "They're getting
1.What kind of minutes will Kobe Bryant provide? -- Though Lakers Coach Phil Jackson maintained he would limit Bryant's minutes at the beginning of the regular season, he said he'd remain flexible about Bryant's playing time, based on his comfort level and gam
1. Getting off to a good start will be crucial. This borders on the "Saturday Night Live" skit spoofing "Monday Night Football" where Will Ferrell predicted as Dan Fouts, "I'm going to go out on a limb here, but whoever scores the most points is going to win t
The Lakers don't want to dampen the enthusiasm surrounding their 5-0 record, but they can't help themselves. Lakers Coach Phil Jackson quickly veered from praising the Lakers' attitude and consistent ball movement into criticizing the defense. Lakers guard Der
Time and time again, there appeared Lakers guard Derek Fisher, making a three-point shot off the dribble, off a pull-up or over an opponent. Time and time again, there appeared Fisher, forcing himself into the passing lanes, deflecting passes and even making s
1. Will the Lakers come out with more energy? The stakes against Houston (5-12) Wednesday night aren't as high as when the Lakers hosted the Rockets in a nail-biting, hair-wrenching seven-game series in the 2009 Western Conference semifinals. But it's rare for