Anthony on LA: Reflecting on being a sports editor

Friday night, I was in a limbo.  I originally planned on using this space to call for Lakers owner Jeanie Buss to sell the team, but that topic was no longer important to me. Granted, this was fresh off the Lakers firing Head Coach Frank Vogel in an embarrassing fashion. I had also grown tired […]

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Road to Revival: Salvaging the failed Westbrook Experiment

After the Lakers were defeated in their season opener against the Golden State Warriors in late October, I wrote in my first column of the season, “At the end of the day, the Lakeshow still houses two basketball unicorns — I think they’ll be just fine.” The Lakers were far from “just fine.” I was […]

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Road to Revival: LeBron’s most underrated weakness is decimating the Lakers

LeBron James all but confirmed that the Los Angeles Lakers season was over Tuesday night as his Lakers fell to 3-7 in their last 10 games, and ninth in the Western Conference. He didn’t say it with his words, but, instead, with his actions. He even gave the media the common professional athlete vernacular, assuring […]

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Lakers Game Preview: The Utah Jazz

Probable StartersJazz: Mike Conley, Donovan Mitchell, Royce O’Neale, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Rudy GobertLakers: Russell Westbrook, Malik Monk, Avery Bradley, LeBron James, Dwight Howard InjuriesJazz: Elijah Hughes; Out due to Health & Safety Protocols: Hassan Whiteside; Jared ButlerLakers: LeBron James (probable); Carmelo Anthony (questionable); Dwight Howard (probable); Anthony Davis (out); Kendrick Nunn (out) — The Lakers truly […]

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Lakers Game Preview: The Denver Nuggets

Probable StartersNuggets: Monte Morris, Will Barton, Aaron Gordon, Jeff Green, Nikola JokicLakers: Russell Westbrook, Malik Monk, Avery Bradley, LeBron James, Dwight Howard InjuriesNuggets: Will Barton (probable); Austin Rivers (questionable); Jamal Murray (out); Michael Porter Jr. (out); P.J. Dozier (out); Out due to Health & Safety Protocols: JaMychal GreenLakers: LeBron James (probable); Carmelo Anthony (questionable); Dwight […]

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Lakers Game Preview: The Atlanta Hawks

Probable StartersHawks: Cam Reddish; Delon Wright; Danilo Gallinari; Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot; Clint CapelaLakers: Russell Westbrook, Malik Monk, Avery Bradley, Trevor Ariza, LeBron James InjuriesHawks: Cam Reddish (probable); Trae Young (questionable); John Collins (questionable); Bogdan Bogdanovic (questionable); De’Andre Hunter (out); Solomon Hill (out) Out due to Health & Safety Protocols: Gorgui Dieng; Cameron OliverLakers: LeBron James (probable); […]

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Lakers Game Preview: The Brooklyn Nets

Probable StartersNets: Patty Mills; James Harden; Bruce Brown, Blake Griffin, Nic Claxton (??)Lakers: Russell Westbrook, Wayne Ellington, Talen Horton-Tucker, LeBron James, Dwight Howard InjuriesNets: Joe Harris; Out due to Health & Safety Protocols: Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Cam Thomas, LaMarcus Aldridge, Day’Ron Sharpe, David Duke, Jr., Kessler EdwardsLakers: LeBron James (probable); Anthony Davis (out); Kendrick […]

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Lakers Game Preview: The Dallas Mavericks

Probable StartersMavericks: Jalen Brunson; Reggie Bullock; Dwight Powell; Dorian Finney-Smith; Kristaps PorzingisLakers: Russell Westbrook, Avery Bradley, Wayne Ellington, LeBron James, Anthony Davis InjuriesMavericks: Luka Don?i? (out); Sterling Brown (out); Willie Cauley-Stein (out)Lakers: Talen Horton-Tucker (out; Health & Safety Protocol); Malik Monk (out; Health & Safety Protocol); Dwight Howard (out; Health & Safety Protocol); Trevor Ariza […]

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Lakers Game Preview: The Orlando Magic

Probable StartersMagic: Cole Anthony, Gary Harris, Franz Wagner, Wendell Carter, Mo BambaLakers: Russell Westbrook, Avery Bradley, Talen Horton-Tucker, LeBron James, Anthony Davis InjuriesMagic: Michael Carter-Williams (out); Jalen Suggs (out); Jonathan Isaac (out); Markelle Fultz (out); E’twan Moore (out)Lakers: Anthony Davis (questionable); LeBron James (probable); Trevor Ariza (out); Kendrick Nunn (out) — There’s a famous scene […]

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