Carmelo Anthony agrees to one-year contract with Los Angeles Lakers

Carmelo Anthony’s pursuit of his first NBA championship will continue for another season, but not with the Portland Trail Blazers. The veteran forward agreed to sign a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, according to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Anthony confirmed the report with a tweet that included his “MELO” logo with the Lakers’ logo replacing the No. 7. According to … Continue reading Carmelo Anthony agrees to one-year contract with Los Angeles Lakers

Kobe Bryant’s final game in Memphis: A road trip to remember

Kobe Bryant is gone. It still doesn’t feel real. Finding the right words to describe this unimaginable loss has been a challenge for the past month. There’s nothing I can write that hasn’t already been expressed, but nothing beats a personal experience. My favorite memory of Bryant occurred from the club-level seats of the FedEx Forum on Feb. 24, 2016. The Los Angeles Lakers shooting … Continue reading Kobe Bryant’s final game in Memphis: A road trip to remember

LeBron James returns from injury, leads Los Angeles Lakers to overtime victory over LA Clippers

Coming off a strained groin injury, LeBron James played 40 minutes and led the Los Angeles Lakers to a 123-120 overtime win over the LA Clippers on Thursday. After being listed as “day-to-day” for the past five weeks, James wasn’t his usual explosive self, but he still managed to flirt with a triple double — scoring 24 points, grabbing 14 rebounds and dishing out nine … Continue reading LeBron James returns from injury, leads Los Angeles Lakers to overtime victory over LA Clippers

Lonzo Ball sidelined 4-6 weeks with left ankle sprain

The Los Angeles Lakers can’t catch a break. Since losing LeBron James to a groin strain injury on Christmas Day, they’ve slipped to ninth in the western conference. Rajon Rondo’s been out for an extended amount of time due to a finger injury, and now their point guard of the future is hurt. During the Lakers’ 138-134 overtime loss to the Houston Rockets on Saturday, … Continue reading Lonzo Ball sidelined 4-6 weeks with left ankle sprain

Which Kobe Bryant was better: No. 8 or 24?

Kobe Bryant is set to have both of his jersey numbers retired in the Staples Center tonight. Here’s a look back at the future Hall-of-Famer’s 20-year career. One of the greatest players of all-time is receiving an honor that has never been done before in the NBA. Kobe Bryant will have his No. 8 and No. 24 jerseys retired at halftime tonight when the Los Angeles … Continue reading Which Kobe Bryant was better: No. 8 or 24?

Curtis Critique’s Christmas Choices

The NBA’s annual holiday quintuplet of games has finally arrived and I couldn’t be more happier. For some, Christmas is a time for giving. Well the NBA has given us a full slate of games to enjoy for most of our holiday. The fun will tip-off at Madison Square Garden with Celtics/Knicks at 12:00 PM ET, followed by the official start of the regular season in Cleveland … Continue reading Curtis Critique’s Christmas Choices