Author archive for Courtney Yates

  • The dynamic differences between the dynamic duos

    By Courtney Yates on February 27, 2013
    As Laker fans, I’m sure you either grew up watching – or heard about – the dynamic duo that was Kobe and Shaq. You know, the Laker tandem that dominated the NBA and went to the Finals four times, winning three of them? Then there’s a new duo, Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard, who recently came together. There are a […]
  • Why hiring Mike D’Antoni may have been a costly mistake

    By Courtney Yates on February 22, 2013
    Mike D’Antoni has a dilemma on his hands to say the least. The media has harassed him; he has to make a playoff push with a Lakers team that has gone 25-29, and his inability to coach defense demons continue to haunt him. I was against the D’Antoni hiring from the jump for many reasons. The first reason I was […]
  • The Emancipation of Earl Clark

    By Courtney Yates on February 14, 2013
    In what has been a tumultuous season to say the least, the Lakers just couldn’t catch a break. So many injuries plagued the team. Just when the Lakers were attempting to roll they lost Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard for a nice stretch. Many people expected the Lakers frontcourt to be nonexistent. Just when it looked like all was lost, […]