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Category: Lakers Ph.D.

Welcome Back NBA!

Screw LeBron’s “coming home” party, Kobe’s back. Tomorrow marks the start of the NBA 2014-2015 season and Kobe’s first NBA game since Dec 18, 2013 against the Memphis Grizzlies. (Fun fact: Ed Davis was still part of that roster and now he’s with the Lakers). Aside from Davis, Lakers have a lot of new players…

Go Big or Go Home

If you’re an NBA fan and unless you’ve been living under a rock, you should already know that LeBron James has officially cut the ribbon of this Free Agency season. After the magical force of LBJ’s decision–which is to go back to Cleveland, GMs have started offering deals like crazy. The recent happenings are here…

Yo, Pau!

Pau Gasol - 2-time NBA champion

Yo, Pau! What’s up? I hope you’re doing well. I know you’re too busy thinking about your future. Or maybe you’re just watching the World Cup. I’m not sure. Anyway, this Free Agency is the weirdest. Everyone’s not making a decision unless LeBron makes his. Honestly, I want you to stay with the Lakers. But…

The Nash Equilibrium

There have been a lot of articles circulating around Steve Nash’s future after this season. Google “Steve Nash lakers” and you’ll see what I’m talking about. Lakers have several options on how to better handle his contract during the early parts of the season, but no course of action has been taken by the management…

The D’Antoni Special

In case you have been living under a rock, the Lakers have already sent Steve Blake to the Warriors in exchange for two young players, namely Marshon Brooks and Kent Bazemore. (News link: Lakers trade Steve Blake to the Warriors) They are both bench players from the Warriors averaging 2.6 ppg (7 games in GSW and 2.1 ppg in 2…

Kobe Will Be Proud

So me and my #LakersNationPH buddies got interviewed in Sports Pilipinas— a sports and fitness TV show in GMA 7. The questions were about Dwight Howard and why people don’t like him that much. They interviewed 3 Dwight “haters” and only 1(?) DH lover, so be ready for some passionate rage from the former! Apparently,…