LeBron James And Lamar Odom Diplomatically Imply That Kobe Bryant Got…

LeBron James—former pupil of Mike Brown in Cleveland, and sometime teammate, sometime rival of Kobe Bryant, doesn't think Mike Brown got "a fair shake" in Los Angeles. James said to ESPN, "I've got a lot to say, but I'm not going to say it right now," before his interview was cut off by a Miami PR person, but he made it… » 11/10/12 5:50pm 11/10/12 5:50pm

Just Five Games Into The Season, The Lakers Have Fired Mike Brown

Well, this is strange. USA Today is reporting that the Los Angeles Lakers have fired Mike Brown. Sure, the Lakers have struggled to begin the season—but it's five games of 82! That's the equivalent of one game in an NFL season. And Brown's task was not easy, either: He had to integrate Steve Nash (who has only played… » 11/09/12 1:32pm 11/09/12 1:32pm

Hey Knicks, Marlins, Orioles, Redskins, And Islanders Fans: ESPN Says…

Venerable Kings blog Sactown Royalty notes that ESPN: The Paper Thingy ranks the Maloofs as the worst owners in sports—all of sports!—in their "Ultimate Standings 2012," which rates organizations across the four major sports based on some arbitrary methodology that I don't care to look into. (The owners are rated by… » 9/08/12 2:00pm 9/08/12 2:00pm

Andrew Bynum's Mini-Mutiny Included Trying A Three, Pouting

There has to be some reason why Andrew Bynum thought it would be a good idea to chuck up a three-pointer with plenty of time on the shot clock in a close game against Golden State. These are the Lakers, and they spend more time sending each other passive-aggressive messages than actually playing basketball. » 3/28/12 9:45am 3/28/12 9:45am

Mike Brown Earned His Ejection With This On-Court Meltdown

The rage came forth from Lakers coach Mike Brown in the final period of L.A.'s 96-87 loss to the Jazz tonight in Salt Lake City. It's unclear whether Brown made contact with the referee—which would earn him at least a one-game suspension—but his outburst earned him a double-technical, immediate ejection, and a… » 2/04/12 11:32pm 2/04/12 11:32pm