NBA

Lakers excitement has returned

October 26 Joey Thomas 0

Being a Lakers fan has lost quite a bit of luster over the past five years or so. Since Kobe Bryant led the Lakers to back to-back-championships during the 2008-09 and 2009-10 NBA seasons, Los Angeles has become a hotbed for poor decisions and mediocrity. There was the 2011 implosion […]

Sports

Kobe Bryant: Gone in 60

April 14 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Wow. Unbelievable. Fantastic. Incredible. Spectacular. There’s been many adjectives over the past 20 years to describe the play of Kobe Bryant. Los Angeles Lakers fans know all about these adjectives because they’ve used so many that they’ve probably run out of words to use when the Black Mamba does […]

Sports

Kobe Bryant shows why he is king of LA

April 12 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Hollywood, CA-The finality of the 2011 NBA All-Star weekend fittingly belonged to Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant. In a weekend of star gathering around the NBA’s annual players’ showcase game, Kobe Bryant showed why he is the biggest star of them all. Yes, even Kanye West made his way […]

Clippers

Clippers win, but Kobe Bryant gets fans hearts

LOS ANGELES-The shots just would not go in. He could not finish the game, let alone thrill the sellout crowd at Staples Center the way he has for the past 20 years. When the Los Angeles Lakers took the floor Tuesday night as the visitors against the Los Angeles Clippers, […]

NBA

Summer Basketball at the Drew League

LOS ANGELES-It’s that time of year again. Summer heat. Basketball. And the Drew League. The Drew League is vibin’ again. This is where many NBA players sponsored by shoe and apparel giant Nike come down to get their basketball groove on to stay in shape with a lot of top […]

NBA

Kobe Bryant and All the Lakers’ Men

October 29 Dennis J. Freeman 0

The Los Angeles Lakers are in the midst of a youth movement. The Lakers have 10 players on the current season roster with five years of NBA playing experience or less. That is not by coincidence. The team’s star Kobe Bryant is the elder statesman playing with a bunch of […]

NBA

The Black Mamba is Back…are the Lakers?

October 1 Dennis J. Freeman 0

EL SEGUNDO-New faces, old guard. High expectations, patient results. This is what has come to define the Los Angeles Lakers as the 2014-15 NBA season is officially on the books. The Los Angeles Lakers held their Media Day at their usual confines of their practice facility in El Segundo, California, […]

Monday's Meditation

The Drew League: More Than a Game

The  Drew League is a lot more than putting on  a host of basketball games. It is  a lot more than a summer basketball league that fills the stands with curious-seeking fans while NBA players and local ballers perfect their hoops skills. The Drew League was created and is an […]

Showbiz!

SHOWTIME® and Kobe Bryant Find Their Muse

KOBE BRYANT’S MUSE – The New Original Feature-Length Documentary Captures a Never-Before-Seen Portrait of An Elite Athlete’s Professional and Personal Journey LOS ANGELES, CA. (April 17, 2014)  – As Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant prepares for his much-anticipated return to the NBA next season, SHOWTIME is set to air […]

NBA

One Flew Over the Lakers’ Nest

April 11 Dennis J. Freeman 0

The magic of Jack won’t save the Los Angeles Lakers this season.  Mr. Nicholson, the famed Hollywood actor and his ever-devoted faithfulness to the Purple and Gold, won’t be good enough to rescue the Lakers from mediocrity next season as well. The year after that could also be some sleepless […]

NBA

Kings-Lakers: Remember the Time?

March 28 Dennis J. Freeman 0

It was short. But is was sweet for NBA fans while it lasted. The rivalry was dramatic. It was tense and every bit of good, live theater as you can get.  Could that atmosphere come back to Los Angeles and Sacramento? Maybe. Maybe not. A lot would have to transpire […]