Video: NBA Season Preview – Los Angeles Lakers: Rank #23

Come back each day in the month leading up to the 2014-15 NBA season tip off, as Ball So Hard’s Matt Sampson and a rotating cast of Fiasco Sports writers rank and preview each team in the league. It was only … Continue reading

A Season In Review: The Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers, riddled with injuries to their star players, endured their worst season in franchise history, but have a lottery pick for the first time in almost a decade and plenty of cap space to spend in the offseason. … Continue reading

Kobe Bryant sidelined another three weeks after re-evaluation on injured knee

After having his injured left knee re-evaluated by Los Angeles Lakers’ team physician Dr. Steve Lombardo, Kobe Bryant will be sidelined another three weeks before another re-evaluation. The Los Angeles Lakers will be without injured star Kobe Bryant for another three weeks … Continue reading

LeBron James tops Forbes’ list of NBA endorsement earners

The NBA’s reigning MVP LeBron James made $42 million in endorsement deals alone last season, topping Forbes’ list of the league’s highest endorsement earners. The NBA is a money making machine, with players’ salaries well into the millions per year, … Continue reading

NBA Announces Injury Replacements for All-Star Weekend

With Kobe Bryant’s leg injury forcing him to sit out this year’s All-Star game, new commissioner Adam Silver has selected hometown hero Anthony Davis to his first All-Star team, while Suns’ centre Miles Plumlee will replace the injured Pero Antic … Continue reading

2014 All-Star Game starters revealed, led by LeBron James and Kevin Durant

The NBA has announced the starters for the 2014 NBA-Star Game, with LeBron James and Kevin Durant receiving the most votes from fans. Joining James in the Eastern Conference will be his fellow Miami Heat teammate Dwyane Wade, Knicks’ forward … Continue reading

USA Basketball announces 2014-16 roster, including 14 first-time selections

USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski have announced a 28-man squad that will provide players from the 2014 World Cup of Basketball in Spain and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Jeneiro. The 28-man roster … Continue reading