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Category Archives: Phil Jackson

Jerry West Assesses the Kings

I advise the Clippers and generally don’t share my insights publicly but suppose it’s all right to tell you I like the Kings, especially De’Aaron Fox, who speeds past more defenders than anyone in the league. He’s also been hitting his jumpers and threes. Right, I know his outside shooting’s cooled off recently. Last five […]

Also posted in Dave Joerger, De'Aaron Fox, Depression, Jerry West, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Marvin Bagley, Sacramento Kings

Basketball in Downtown Los Angeles

Trust yourself. You’ve been to the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles many times, so you know you’re walking the right way, south on Figueroa Street a couple of blocks to the arena. Okay, then. Where is it? It’s got to be there. They haven’t moved a building holding almost twenty thousand people, have they? […]

Also posted in Basketball, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Lakers, Tyreke Evans

Pistons Pound Lakers into New Era

Don’t dare claim you knew the Detroit Pistons were going to kick the stuffing out of the Los Angeles Lakers, not unless you’ve got it in writing and notarized by at least three solemn souls.  You couldn’t have known a seven to one underdog was going to pound Hollywood’s favorite team, and pride of NBA […]

Also posted in Basketball, Jerry Buss, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Shaquille O'Neal