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Quality Slice

I sent out quite possibly the worst hint for this upcoming article and without fail it was easily dismantled and figured out. Thanks to Nick How for trying to stir the pot and throw in names such as Ian Botham and Glen Davis.   About a year ago for a school assignment I wrote an […]

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Rookie Watch: Julius Randle (LAL)

It’s been a while since we’ve done Rookie Watch here at NBA Nation Australia. Before the 2012/13 season we focused on Jared Sullinger, Bradley Beal and Thomas Robinson throughout their rookie NBA seasons, and the features were always hugely popular.  I chose young shooting guard Bradley Beal, as I believed firmly he would evolve into someone with […]

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The Curious Case Of Kobe Bryant

It wasn’t long ago. June 2010, and Los Angeles was in a state of euphoria. The Lakers had just won the NBA Championship on their home floor, in game 7 against a tough Boston Celtics squad, and had ambitions of their second three-peat under the guidance of Phil Jackson. There was hysteria at the Staples […]

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Gasol At The Free Agency Crossroads

[Update 3.10PM 07/07/2014] Gasol, while listening to offers from other teams, has indicated that he will re-sign with the Lakers if they can land Carmelo Anthony and/or LeBron James in free agency. Pau is still hot property on the FA market, but the Lakers appear to be in the box seat to should they be […]

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Carmelo Anthony Wraps Up Free Agency Tour

[Update 3.20pm 07/07/2014] Having met with all teams interested in signing him, Melo has spent the weekend largely in hiding mulling over the decision about where he’ll play next season. Yesterday the Lakers emerged as the Knicks’ top threat to sign Anthony, with reports emerging that the team had managed to have a significant impact, […]

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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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Made By Kobe: Check out the Black Mamba’s Brand new commercial (Video)

A new Kobe Bryant commercial had emerged featuring his much anticipated Kobe 9 shoe. Ingeniously entwined with Kobe’s love for the piano, and the elegance with which he approaches his craft, is the brand new shoe which has just hit stores this week. Kobe 9 – The grandest grand collection, of grand collections.

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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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Kobe Bryant Expected To Miss 6 Weeks With Fractured Knee

Just like Derrick Rose a few weeks earlier, Kobe Bryant’s much anticipated return to the basketball court has been marred by yet another injury, this time in the form of a fracture in his left knee. The injury occurred during the third quarter of Tuesday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies, with Bryant guarding Tony Allen […]

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