"Defense wins championships." It's perhaps the most cliched cliche in the history of sports cliches, but it is true to a certain extent. No, the best defenses don't always win championships—a team needs
Nick ‘Swaggy P’ Young blazed an erratic orbit over the past six seasons with three NBA teams. The Los Angeles Lakers offered him a minimum salary contract this summer, hoping to capture lightning in a
Basketball players sometimes get lucky with what they call a "shooter's bounce," where a shot takes a bounce or two before falling through. Paul Pierce, however, got the ultimate "shooter's bounce" on
The Los Angeles Lakers used to be the hunted, but this new hunter's role appears to be fitting quite well. With an aging roster and a hobbled Kobe Bryant (Achilles) still missing in action, expectations
Kobe Bryant wants Pau Gasol to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers. "I spoke with Kobe before the end of the season and he told me he wanted me to stay," Gasol told Marca.com, via the Los Angeles Daily News'