Roy Hibbert Wanted His Money

Roy Hibbert wanted his money. He wanted his money more than he wanted a spot in the rotation. He wanted his money more than he wanted the coach’s approval. He wanted his money more than he wanted the boos to stop in Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Larry Bird positioned Hibbert between a rock and a hard…

Lob City Goodbye

DeAndre Jordan’s last game as a Los Angeles Clipper was in the city of Houston which happens to be where DeAndre Jordan was born, raised and was rated the number 1 prep player in the state of Texas. In Houston, that Sunday afternoon, it was a game 7. Appropriately, all of the accompanying frenzied tension a…

LeBron Is Cautiously Waiting

For the third summer in the past five years, LeBron James is a free agent. He is a free agent because of the institutional power granted to him by the CBA that allows him to negotiate a contract with an opt-out clause. For James, the opt-out clause is more powerful than a no-trade clause. It…

The Lakers Organizational Disease

At this point, the list is getting longer and longer. The addition of LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan to a group that includes Dwight Howard and Carmelo Anthony can no longer be seen as aberrational nor can it be viewed through the lens of a franchise going through a transitional period. Something is very wrong with a Lakers front office…