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Arash Markazi

Arash Markazi Bowl Blog: Day One — Vegas, baby (Sports Illustrated) SI.com’s Arash Markazi will be on the road for the next two weeks, hitting up five bowl games — Las Vegas, Insight, Holiday, Fiesta and Rose — and chronicling his journey in a daily Bowl Blog. His first stop was in Sin City to […]

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Warriors beat Lakers at buzzer

Veteran guard Troy Hudson hit a long jumper with three-tenths of a second left for the winning basket. Of great early-October concern to the Lakers should be a first quarter in which they were outscored, 41-20, although they were playing without Lamar Odom, Luke Walton and Kwame Brown. “We were pretty slack on defense,” Coach […]

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Los Angeles Lakers Blog

The Lakers opening day at the Staples Center. The reaction of the Laker fans should not have surprised anybody and definitely should not have surprisedKobe Bryant for that matter. What do you expect after insulting your teammates and demanding to be traded, especially when you are the heart and soul of the team and are, […]

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Los Angeles Lakers Blog Lamar Odom is Back

He definitely is back as he had a solid game scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds in his first game of the season as the Lakers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-93. Odom looked good making 7-10 shots after missing the first four games of the season due to his shoulder surgery. He wasn’t the only […]

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Los Angeles Lakers Blog Lakers Lose. New Jersey

Lakerland just doesn’t seem all that pleasant. After winning 4 in a row and bringing some excitement to Laker fans they have now lost 3 in a row after losing to the New Jersey Nets 102-100. The Lakers were winning at half time and held a 14 point lead at one time during the game. […]

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Los Angeles Lakers Blog Lakers best Detroit

During the past years the Pistons have had the Lakers number unlike anyone else has. Detroit has been one of the toughest defensive teams this season so far. The Lakers didn’t have much luck against the great defense in a the loss against San Antonio the other night but against Detroit they scored an impressive […]

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Los Angeles Lakers Blog Lakers beat Bulls

Weeks ago rumors were flying everywhere of Kobe Bryant becoming a Chicago Bull. that all stopped and now Kobe Bryant got to play against his team that could have been. Kobe did not have a monster game or anything of that nature, he had 18 points in the contest, 10 of them coming in the […]

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Los Angeles Lakers Blog Boston beats Lakers

Somehow it seemed almost like the old Lakers-Celtics rivalry that we all once loved. OK, maybe not that much but it sure did make us think of all those old rivalries that L.A and Boston once had, maybe we all wish that the rivalry was back again. Boston has been the talk of the NBA […]

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Lakers’ Farmar impresses with his solid improvement

Farmar’s appearance that night at the team facility might have been coincidental — he played it down when asked about it — but, just the same, he had an active off-season in the gym and has been called the biggest surprise of the Lakers’ training camp by some observers. Coach Phil Jackson, never one to […]

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Lakers Turnovers cause loss to Utah Jazz

Utah 102, L.A. Lakers 81 Ronnie Brewer scored 10 of his 18 points in the third quarter, and five of his Utah Jazz teammates also scored in double digits in a 102-81 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night at Honda Center. Kobe Bryant played 28 minutes and scored a team-high 15 points […]

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