Author archive for Andrew Ross

  • Julius Randle needs to be a Laker

    By Andrew Ross on June 26, 2014
    Once Lakers fans realized that they only thing their 2013-14 team would be competing for was ping pong balls, they quickly went all-in on the “Embrace the Tank” approach. However, players are not fans. During the team’s last couple of games, players like Nick Young, Jodie Meeks and Jordan Hill weren’t worried about who would be carrying the franchise 10 […]
  • Lakers (26-55) at Spurs (62-19) Game Preview – 4/16/14

    By Andrew Ross on April 16, 2014
    As rough as it has been this season, it’s still a sad day to see the Lakers season end. After really hurting their draft lottery position by winning their last game in Utah, the Lakers are in San Antonio tonight to take on the top-seeded Spurs. This will be the fourth meeting between the two teams. The Spurs have won […]
  • Lakers (25-55) at Jazz (24-56) Game Preview – 4/14/14

    By Andrew Ross on April 14, 2014
    After finishing up their season at Staples Center, the Lakers take to the road for their final two games of the season. Tonight they are in Utah to take on the Jazz for the fourth and final time this year. The Jazz currently lead the season series 2-1. As many top teams continue to fight until the last day of […]
  • Lakers (25-52) vs. Rockets (51-25) Game Preview – 4/8/14

    By Andrew Ross on April 8, 2014
    After tying a franchise record for most losses in a season (52), the Los Angeles Lakers start a three-game home stand – last home games this season – against the Houston Rockets. For the sixth time this year, the Lakers are coming off of four straight losses. The team now has a great shot at getting the most losses by […]
  • Lakers (25-50) vs Mavericks (45-31) Game Preview – 4/4/14

    By Andrew Ross on April 4, 2014
    It’s finally happened. For the third time – and first since the 1974-75 season – the Los Angeles Lakers have lost at least 50 games. The most losses in one season from those three teams was 53. This means that with seven games left in the season, this team can become the most losing team in the history of the […]
  • Lakers (24-48) vs. Suns (44-29) Game Preview – 3/30/14

    By Andrew Ross on March 30, 2014
    Tonight, the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns will battle it out for the fourth and final time this season. Prior to the season, there might not have been a single soul that would have believed these two teams would have these records at this point in the season. However, things don’t always go as planned and this is how […]
  • Lakers (24-46) at Bucks (13-58) Game Preview – 3/27/14

    By Andrew Ross on March 27, 2014
    After winning back-to-back games for the 7th time this season, the Los Angeles Lakers are on the road to face the Milwaukee Bucks. This will be the second and last meeting between these teams this season. They first met on the last day of 2013 when the Lakers had one of their wost losses of the year. Just like the […]
  • Lakers (23-46) vs. Knicks (29-41) Game Preview – 3/25/14

    By Andrew Ross on March 25, 2014
    After beating the Orlando Magic, the Los Angeles Lakers are home to face the New York Knicks for the second and final time this season. The Knicks were a joke for a large part of the season, but things have turned around recently and have gone 8-1 in their last nine games. That’s their best nine-game stretch from any point […]
  • Lakers (22-44) vs. Spurs (50-16) Game Preview – 3/19/14

    By Andrew Ross on March 19, 2014
    After battling it out in Texas on Friday, the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs are back at Staples Center for their third meeting of the year. Since that meeting, the Lakers have done nothing but relax, but the Spurs continued their recent onslaught to make 10 straight wins. This is the second winning streak of at least 10 […]
  • Los Angeles Lakers (22-43) at Spurs (48-16) Game Preview – 3/14/14

    By Andrew Ross on March 14, 2014
    After getting slaughtered in Oklahoma City, the Los Angeles Lakers are in San Antonio to take on the Spurs for the first time since November. As terrible as the Lakers have been on defense this year, they might be going through their worst stretch of the season. Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders pointed out that the Lakers have allowed 649 […]