Five years ago, Jordan Farmar's presence on a championship Lakers squad was a source of anxiety. Now, his presence could be more valuable, even welcome, as the Lakers hope to find building blocks for another championship in the near future.
Magic Johnson the point guard was one of my favorite players growing up. Unfortunately, Magic's drifting from one venture to another after his playing days has made those accomplishments harder to remember.
The prospects of a successful season in 2013-2014 are bleak, by the Lakers' definition of success. But next season still offers opportunities for the Lakers to shorten their timetable for the next championship banner, pending answers to these questions.
Doc Rivers is coming to Hollywood to coach...the Clippers? Get ready for more "Battle of L.A." propaganda, as the media fabricates debate about which franchise owns Los Angeles. Just ask Doc, he knows.
Pretty soon, you'll hear various analysts, writers and fans casually throw out the term "dynasty" to the victor of the 2013 Finals. A simple look at the dictionary reveals which teams have been worthy of the label, and why the Heat and Spurs fall short.
If you think Dwight Howard is a champion caliber NBA star, then you probably just posted photos of your six year old son's graduation from first grade. Historically, the Lakers have known only big accomplishments merit celebration.
Lakers fans are well acquainted with the emphasis that Celtics fans place on history...ancient history. Their pride in past accomplishments despite recent mediocrity leaves only one explanation possible. Celtics fans have traveled here from the past.