Andrew Wiggins has had six seasons to show us who he is. I believe him.
Andrew Wiggins hasn’t lived up to the expectations or number one pick hype. The Timberwolves were drowning with him. He had to go.
Clint Capela was traded because Russell Westbrook made him irrelevant at the rim. Capela wasn’t a versatile enough to be able to adapt to the Westbrook way.
Damian Lillard has played himself into the MVP race with his 2020 heroics. To be a true MVP candidate though he has to carry his team to wins while amassing a record that is better than .500.
Carmelo Anthony was a no-show in Los Angeles, opting to remain in Portland. But teammate Trevor Ariza, who was also a friend of Bryants, found no such comfort in staying behind.
If the Lakers win a title this year, LeBron James will be the greatest of all time, having to lead a grieving and sad organization.
It’s been a sad and sorrowful week for Jeanie Buss, the Lakers organization, and the Clippers organization.
The Lakers have been given more time to handle Kobe grief while continuing their NBA schedule. Next game is Friday.
When Kobe chose to wear the number 24 he had no idea that would be the number years Los Angeles would have him as their own.
originally published April 12, 2016 Kobe Bryant arrives at the arena in Phoenix, the same time as always. But nothing about this is the same. The crowd that used to loathe his every move, jeer at him, sling pejoratives and abuse are patiently waiting for him to emerge onto the court; that is the irony…