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How a draft-day trade to add Tracy McGrady to the Kobe-Shaq Lakers fell through

Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal won three championships together with the Lakers in the early 2000s as one of the NBA’s most unstoppable one-two punches. If one trade had gone Jerry West’s way, we might be talking about a Lakers Big 3 ahead of Bryant’s jersey retirement. 297 more words

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Jerry West wanted to trade for Tracy McGrady to join Kobe Bryant, Shaq on Lakers

Kobe Bryant will have two jerseys retired at Staples Center on Monday, the last chapter in what has always been a controversial career. Kobe’s career has ranged from difficult teammate to mentor, sidekick to doing-too-much superstar, winner to lost seasons. 387 more words

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Jerry West Wanted To Trade Up To Draft Tracy McGrady And Pair Him With Kobe And Shaq


The Lakers’ dynasty of the early 2000s took home three straight NBA titles and went to Finals four times in five years before eventually splintering. The dynamic duo of Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant made for one of the most dominant tandems in NBA history, but it was also a volatile relationship that eventually disintegrated, leading Shaq to push his way out to Miami. 564 more words

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Derrick Rose thinking about retirement

At 29 years old and after 8 seasons in the NBA, Derrick Rose is thinking about retirement. this is terrible news seeing how much promise his career had as the youngest MVP in NBA history. 80 more words

Actually, The Indiana Pacers Are Absolutely Better Off Without Paul George

This offseason, the Indiana Pacers were roasted for not getting enough in exchange for long-time superstar Paul George. While someone on this website (who will remain nameless… 675 more words

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