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Why The Lakers Fired Mike Brown

November 10, 20127 Comments

Before turning to the hottest topic in the NBA – Who will replace Mike Brown, it’s important to examine what led to his downfall. At BBALLBREAKDOWN, we’ve shown you many of Mike Brown’s short comings dating back to his days coaching the Cleveland Cavaliers. Back then, with an emerging LeBron James, the Cavaliers were the […]

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Lakers 2012-13: Why Their Offense Is Not The Problem

November 7, 20124 Comments

As a guy who runs the triangle offense, I have an affinity for all types of system basketball, in particular the triangle’s first cousin the Princeton offense. Developed by Pete Carril at the Ivy League school, it relies on spacing and movement to get the best shot possible. The passer is the trigger man, and […]

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The Dwight Howard And Steve Nash Effect On The Lakers

August 23, 20121 Comment

While I’m still a bit skeptical about the Lakers, there is no denying that on paper, they are scintillating. They added one of the best pick and roll point guards and THE best roll man to their roster, brought in Eddie Jordan to provide movement and spacing, and still have the best scoring guard in […]

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Game 2 Lakers vs Thunder: How Kobe Let This One Get Away

May 17, 20122 Comments

While so much of the focus on the game between the Lakers and Thunder centers on Kobe’s mishaps deep in the fourth quarter, let’s not ignore the adjustments Mike Brown made that could potentially turn this series around for Los Angeles. The biggest difference between Game 1 and Game 2 for the Thunder’s offense was […]

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Lakers vs. Nuggets: Kobe Trying To Balance Helping and Hurting The Team

May 8, 20120 Comments

While the Lakers have taken a commanding 3-1 lead in their first round series against the Denver Nuggets, they have had long stretches where they’ve struggled to find a rhythm on offense. During the regular season, Denver was the fifth worst team in the league defensively, and 11th worst in terms of defensive efficiency. With […]

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2012 Lakers- Nuggets Playoff Series Preview

April 28, 20121 Comment

#3 Los Angeles Lakers vs #6 Denver Nuggets LA Lakers: 41-25, 26-7 at home, 15-18 on the road Denver Nuggets: 38-28, 20-13 at home, 18-15 on the road Check out all of our Playoff Previews BBALLBREAKDOWN Chat w/ Darius Soriano of Forum Blue & Gold & Kalen Deremo of Round Ball Mining Co Playoff Series […]

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Thunder @ Lakers: Bynum Lazy, Metta World Peace Crazy, Kobe Amazing

April 24, 20121 Comment

There were so many story lines to this game between the Lakers and Thunder at Staples, that I could barely keep it straight. A normal breakdown has about 40 clips, but going through this one, I got to 100. Between the Bynum benching, Metta World Peace freaking out, the complete meltdown of the Thunder, Kobe’s […]

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Lakers vs. Clippers: Kobe Says Thank You To Vinny Del Negro

April 6, 20122 Comments

The Lakers defeated the Clippers 113-108 in a fun but contentious battle for LA. Make no mistake about it, despite what the players said, both teams wanted this win badly. At stake is the top seed in the Pacific Division and, potentially, home-court advantage in a head-to-head matchup. And the chipiness was definitely supported by […]

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