>Lakers v. Hornets: Game 5 Preview

> LOS ANGELES —  Game 5. Most Lakers fans would expect this to be an elimination game for the Hornets. Instead, the Lakers enter this game tied 2-2 in the series. The news doesn’t get any easier from there. The Lakers’ main scoring option, Kobe Bryant, has a severe left ankle sprain that occurred in … Continue reading

>Playoff Preview – Round 1: Lakers v. Hornets

> Four or five? That’s the question for this series. How long will it take the Lakers to beat the Hornets. The question isn’t if they will win, but how fast can they dispatch them. The Lakers come sputtering into the playoffs and seem to be in disarray. For lack of a better word, the Lakers … Continue reading

>Wise Men Speak

>There are a few head coaches out there that feel the Jamison to Cleveland was a lopsided and unfair deal. Phil Jackson declined to comment on the Jamison trade when he was asked about it at Thursday’s shoot-around, quipping, “I don’t care about that,” and dodged two more questions about it in his pregame media … Continue reading