Can Steve Nash provide the missing link that has prevented the Lakers from their title aspirations over the last couple of years?
The NBA Realist identifies the real reason for the Lakers’ playoff exit – An Aging Alpha Dog.
Kobe Bryant’s 2011-12 season has been marked by extreme highs and lows. What does this mean for his future and the Lakers this season?
Lebron James and Kobe Bryant are two amazing, yet imperfect athletes. How has each fallen from grace and how have their roads to redemption been different?
A historicallly bad dunk contest, A Wade-Kobe mugging, and yet another Pitbull performance…must be an NBA All Star weekend. Daniel Douglas discussion his post All-star thoughts.
As you well know, we here at Chasing 23 have had several discussions about Kobe and Lebron’s place in the NBA as compared to the greats, including one article that compares their game winning shots that has proven to be quite the lightning rod for discussion. But nothing gets the discussion going more then some […]
It’s no secret that the best players in the NBA play plenty of minutes. And certain players such as Kobe Bryant and Luol Deng log in excess of 38 minutes per game for their respective clubs (both teams happen to be clear contenders for a title). But is there a point of diminishing returns in […]
It has always been widely assumed that Scottie Pippen -not Michael Jordan – always guarded the opponent’s best perimeter player during those Bulls’ championship runs. Is this fact, or fiction? The NBA Realist unveils the evidence.
Contrary to popular belief, Lebron James has demonstrated more success than Kobe Bryant in playoff game winning/game tying shot situations. A detailed comparison of all the makes and misses.
Kobe Bryant’s recent scoring blitz beckons the question: Is Kobe Bryant a Top 3 Player in the NBA?