Author archive for Deshaun Sheppard

  • Charles Barkley not pleased with Magic Johnson celebrating Mike D’Antoni’s resignation

    By Deshaun Sheppard on May 1, 2014
    After the resignation of Mike D’Antoni on Wednesday night, most of Laker Nation celebrated on social media, including the great Magic Johnson, who posted a tweet that was heard around the world. “Happy days are here again! Mike D’Antoni resigns as the Lakers coach,” Magic wrote. “I couldn’t be happier!” While many people were pleased to see the Laker legend […]
  • Throwback Thursday: Kobe jokes with Iverson about being too old to catch alley-oop [VIDEO]

    By Deshaun Sheppard on January 30, 2014
    Welcome to the Lakerholicz.com edition of Throwback Thursdays! Each Thursday, we will recognize a random moment in Lakers history. It can be anything like classic game winning shots, interviews, quotes, trash talking or dunks. Some memories will be completely random, while others may be relative to what is happening in the present day. Kobe Bryant has decided to sit out […]
  • VIDEO: Paul George says Kobe Bryant is his all-time favorite player

    By Deshaun Sheppard on January 28, 2014
    The first place Indiana Pacers (34-9) are in town to play the Lakers (16-29) tonight as the purple and gold finally return home from their seven-game Grammy trip. Seeing as he’s back in his hometown, Paul George took some time to do an interview with Jimmy Kimmel on his late night show. In this interview, Paul George states that Kobe […]
  • Throwback Thursday: Reactions to Kobe’s 81 point game from around the league

    By Deshaun Sheppard on January 23, 2014
    Welcome to the Lakerholicz.com edition of Throwback Thursdays! Each Thursday, we will recognize a random moment in Laker history. It can be anything like classic game winning shots, interviews, quotes, trash talking, dunks, etc. Some memories will be completely random, while others may be relative to what is happening in the present day. As we all know, January 22nd marked […]
  • Throwback Thursday: Video of Kobe’s greatest shots

    By Deshaun Sheppard on November 21, 2013
    Welcome to the Lakerholicz.com edition of Throwback Thursdays! Each Thursday, we will recognize a random moment in Laker history. It can be anything like classic game winning shots, interviews, quotes, trash talking, dunks, etc. Some memories will be completely random, while others may be relative to what is happening in the present day. Remember in my open letter to Kobe […]
  • An open letter to Kobe Bryant

    By Deshaun Sheppard on November 20, 2013
    Dear Kobe Bryant, It’s been quite a while since my last post on Lakerholicz.com. Since your injury last season, it has been extremely tough for me to share my thoughts with our readers. Whenever I would finally declare that it was time for me to write, it felt as if Dikembe Mutombo’s hand would reach out of my computer screen […]
  • VIDEO: Rapper 2 Chainz praises Kobe Bryant for his sacrifice and hard work

    By Deshaun Sheppard on August 13, 2013
    In an “Intimate Interview” for Fuse, 2 Chainz discussed his admiration for Kobe Bryant after being asked who he believes is the greatest basketball player of all time. He finds it amazing that in this generation of club goers and partying, he has never seen Kobe on the “scene” and sacrificing those fun activities shows on the court. This should […]
  • VIDEO: The eerie similarities of Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan, Part II

    By Deshaun Sheppard on August 11, 2013
    If you’ve been following Lakerholicz.com for a while, you may remember a video that we posted showing the extremely eerie similarities of Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. The video showed that the way Kobe plays is completely identical to the great Michael Jordan. Well, now there’s a part two that shows even more of the same exact shots from the same […]
  • Lakerholicz Throwback Thursday: Bynum should rethink the shot he took at Laker fans

    By Deshaun Sheppard on July 25, 2013
    Welcome to the Lakerholicz.com edition of Throwback Thursdays! Each Thursday, we will recognize a random moment in Laker history. It can be anything like classic game winning shots, interviews, quotes, trash talking, dunks, etc. Some memories will be completely random, while others may be relative to what is happening in the present day. Today’s edition of Lakerholicz.com’s Throwback Thursday goes […]
  • Lakers News: Jay-Z says Drake is the Kobe Bryant of the rap game

    By Deshaun Sheppard on July 24, 2013
    In “The Truth” interview, Jay-Z discusses the new generation of the rap game. He expresses that the younger guys should compete with his legacy just like he feels like he is competing with the rappers who came before him. When asked if Drake was his biggest competition as far as the new school is concerned, Jay stated that he definitely […]