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Mike D’Antoni Resigns As Lakers Coach

In the wake of one of the worst 24 months in Los Angeles Lakers history, much maligned head coach Mike D’Antoni has resigned from his position with the team effective immediately. D’Antoni arrived in LA as a successor to Mike Brown, who was fired by the Lakers after a 1-5 start to the 2012 season. […]

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Is Phil Jackson on The Comeback Trail?

Widely regarded as the greatest coach in NBA history, with 11 titles to his name with MJ’s Bulls in the 90′s and Kobe’s Lakers in the 00′s, Phil Jackson’s NBA status is nothing short of legendary. Throughout his tenure as coach of two of the greatest dynasties in league history, Jackson remained an ever constant […]

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Stop with the Comparisons!

Jordan, Kobe, Lebron. Lebron, Jordan, Kobe. Kobe, Lebron, Jordan. When will it stop? Why does there need to be such a constant comparison between the three? They are three of the best to ever grace the game. Each has brought something different to the court. You could even say that each has revolutionised how the […]

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Weekly Hoop Scoop #2

So last week’s edition of the weekly hoop scoop was M.I.A due to some much deserved, OK, maybe just needed, holiday time for myself and now that I’m back in the realm of weekly drudgery, a few kilos heavier and with an even bigger drinking habit than before I left, I felt it was time to get back […]

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An Open Letter to Dwight Howard

Dearest Dwight, My name is Nathan Darby. I write as a part of an NBA blog in Australia. It’s pretty good. You should really read it sometime but I digress. Today I happened to be doing some research around the web and stumbled across a story by Sekou Smith on his Hangtime Blog on NBA.com […]

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Lakers Sign Marcus Landry To Non-Guaranteed Contract

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward and Summer League standout Marcus Landry to a non-guaranteed contract which will see him fill the 15th spot on a completely new look squad from the one which drastically underachieved last season. The contract, as mentioned, is not fully guaranteed until Landry successfully completes training camp, […]

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NBA Nation Australia’s Season Previews: Part 4

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS: Ah yes, LA’s ‘Other’ team. The perennial losers of the battle of LA and the Pacific Division, and little brother to the Lakers. Until now… The Clippers are primed and ready to take the division, conference and perhaps even the title in 2013/14. They were given a hand up when the league […]

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Howard To Forge New Path, As The Lakers Pick Up The Pieces

Dwight Howard is a Houston Rocket. It was always going to happen that way, and on Saturday it became a reality. The ex-Magic and now Lakers big man flew from Aspen, Colorado back to Los Angeles to inform Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak of his decision to part ways with basketball’s most storied franchise for a […]

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CP3 Re-Signs With Clippers

One of the two high profile free agents this morning chose to sign on with current team and Pacific Division Champions the LA Clippers. Chris Paul tweeted in the early hours of Tuesday morning that he had decided to accept the Clippers’ 5-year, $107 Million offer which will see him in Los Angeles until 2018, […]

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This City Needs A Hero!

We’re a week out from free agency 2013, and the Los Angeles Lakers are all in for Dwight Howard. It was only this time last season that Howard’s situation was being speculated about throughout the summer, until he finally landed in southern California with a huge smile on his face and the aspirations of a […]

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