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

New end-of-season awards the NBA should introduce

The NBA Playoffs are only weeks away, which means awards season is also almost upon us. Here are some ideas for new accolades we would like to see handed out at the end of each season. Some are serious, some … Continue reading

The Best Contracts in the NBA

If you haven’t seen it, Grantland’s Bill Simmons wrote a great article breaking down the 30 worst contracts in the NBA – a fantastic article that we strongly suggest you read – but here at Ball So Hard, we decided to … 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

Lakers trade Steve Blake to Golden State Warriors

The Los Angeles Lakers have official switched their focus to next season, while the Golden State Warriors have added much needed backcourt depth after the teams agreed to a swap surrounding point guard Steve Blake. The Lakers have traded point … 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