Tag: laker

  • Who are some Hall of Fame players that played for the Lakers as a role player?

    Quite a few that most people probably don’t know about… Connie Hawkins played for the Lakers towards the end of his career after his injuries built up.. Zelmo Beaty played as Laker in his later years as well. He’s most well known as a Hawks and ABA Utah Stars player. Adrian Dantley actually played with…

  • Who is a better basketball player: LeBron James or Kobe Bryant?

    Lebron James. It’s honestly not even close. It someone irks me that so many casual fans and die hard Laker fans still want to keep Kobe in the GOAT discussion, but Kobe just isn’t in that discussion. Let’s go over the reasons why Lebron is better: Lebron has more awards. Lebron has more MVPs, FMVPs,…

  • Was Kobe the greatest Laker?

    It depends. There are a few contenders for greatest Laker, most notably: Kobe, Magic, Kareem and West. I will compare different categories for these players. Most games/seasons played as a Laker: Kobe Most win shares: Kobe Most championships as a Laker: tied between Kobe, Kareem, Magic and George Mikan (5) Most championships taking into account…

  • Magic is the best Laker of all time, period

    Yeah so now that Kobe’s retiring people are actually debating about whether Kobe, who led the Lakers only 11 out of his 18 years (the rest as a sidekick), and who wanted to be traded from the Lakers at one point, and who captained 4 out of the 6 worst Laker teams of all time,…

  • Kobe Bryant is overrated

    Disclaimer: First off, non-basketball fans can ignore this post, because this is a nerdy b-ball post and stats are coming up. Ok, so Kobe Bryant is one of the most well-known basketball players on the planet. He’s practically god in China, and many fans, particularly Lakers fans put Kobe as one of the top 5…