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  • LeBron James of Los Angeles Lakers guarded by Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee Bucks Staples Center March 2020
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    Milwaukee Bucks versus LA Lakers: What Makes Them Great?

    While the LA Lakers victories during the season might suggest dominance over the Bucks, there is no doubting the strength of the challenge between these franchises. When assessing which is the better team there are some important factors to consider – how does the offensive ability of Giannis compare to the Lakers’ defence? What importance […] More

  • Kyle Kuzma of Los Angeles Lakers defended by Amir Coffey of LA Clippers at The Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex
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    Lakers vs Clippers: Who Takes Over Los Angeles?

    If you look through the history of the franchises of basketball that come out of LA, there is no competition. The legacy of the Lakers far exceeds anything that the Clippers could hope to achieve in the next 50 years. However, the beginning of greatness has to start somewhere, and we may be witnessing the […] More

  • LeBron James ofLos Angeles Lakers shoots the ball at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex September 2020
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    The Top 10 Small Forward Throughout Lakers’ History

    Of all the positions on the squad, the Lakers have always enjoyed an embarrassment of riches in forward play. In fact, they have been fortunate enough to have some of THE greatest small forwards in NBA history. You might think that the Greatest of All Time in the small forward position is on show right […] More

  • Wilt Chamberlain of Los Angeles Lakers against Dave DeBusschere of New York Knicks during an NBA basketball game circa 1972
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    The Best LA Lakers Centers of All-Time

    So, the center is that player that has to do all aspects of the game brilliantly. They have huge defensive responsibilities, as they seek to keep the opponent from shooting by blocking shots and passes in those vital areas. Yet, they are also expected to fight for the rebounds in the offense. If you are […] More

  • Kobe Bryant of Los Angeles Lakers holding NBA Finals Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy's alongside Pau Gasol and Derek Fisher September 2010
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    Top 7 LA Lakers Shooting Guards of All Time

    Any ranking of players as the Greatest of All Time is fraught with challenges. How can you possibly judge across generations of players? Those playing 50 or more years ago will not play the same physical defense as current superstars. Equally, the players of old wouldn’t have had the support from physio, masseur, personal training […] More

  • Derek Fisher of Los Angeles Lakers against Raymond Felton of Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center February 2012
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    The Top 5 Point Guards in the History of the Lakers

    As the team with the most championship titles and with times of pure dominance, it is always difficult to assess the best of the best in any position. Yet, the point guard position has served up more than a fair share of greats.  Maybe, it is fair to say that the dominance of the sport […] More

  • Lamar Odom of Los Angeles Lakers against Denver Nuggets at Staples Center April 2011
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    The Best Five Power Forwards in Lakers’ History

    So, what makes a great power forward? First, you are going to have to be tall if you are going to be first on the scene for those rebounds. Second, you are going to need physical strength and a good amount of controlled aggression. Your job above all else is to be the best convertor […] More

  • Shaquille O'Neal attends WarnerMedia Upfront 2019 arrivals outside of The Theater at Madison Square Garden
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    Is Shaquille O’Neal the Greatest of All Time?

    Remember in 1992 when no one knew what Shaq had to offer. He was an LSU junior and yet he was still a no-brainer as the top draft pick of the NBA. At the age of 20, Shaquille O’Neal had all the makings of a superstar of the game and had the potential to be […] More

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    Is Trae Young positioning himself to be a Lakers’ Player?

    Why does Trae Young’s move from one sports agent to another impact on the Lakers? A good question – and one that some would answer has no impact at all. However, the hairs on the arms of some fans have been raised by a certain career move by the star player – as it is […] More

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    JR Smith replaces Avery Bradley in Orlando

    It was a blow when Avery Bradley said he would not be joining the team at Disney in Orlando for the resumption of the NBA season. Everyone respected his decision to protect his family but it was an undoubted shock to the fans and the team. There was lots of talk about who might replace […] More

  • Former NBA player Kobe Bryant attends the 'Dear Basketball' screening at SVA Theatre during the 2017 TriBeCa Film Festival on April 22, 2017 in New York City.
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    Kobe Bryant: use a tragedy to inspire change in you

    It seems like a decade since Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash. It is difficult to believe that it is only the beginning of this crazy year that we lost a legend of basketball. In the six months that have passed much has been written to memorialise the man and his life. We fully […] More

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    What makes LeBron James so special?

    LeBron James has faced a lot of criticism in his career. Not least, people accuse him of holding back in games and managing the load. In short, he can sometimes be a little relaxed in defence and sometimes he will take a few possessions off. It often means that other people have a regular season. […] More

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