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  1. Reasons to be a grateful NBA fan

    Scoop Jackson

    A tandem of Wizards, trails being blazed in Portland, a home for Monta Ellis, hope for Michael Jordan's team and Anthony Davis' development all warrant a moment this Thanksgiving, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2013
  2. This pickup team could match up against Michael Jordan's

    Scoop Jackson

    Sure, the pickup team Michael Jordan selected would win -- a lot. But every game? Here's a team that might say something about that, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  3. Kobe Bryant's perfect retirement plan

    Scoop Jackson

    Kobe Bryant has made his case. If he lets 2013-14 be his final season, he's supplied enough evidence to shut up all conversation to the contrary about his legacy. He shouldn't mess it up by playing longer.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  4. If Lakers players don't rediscover pride, coaching change won't m...

    Scoop Jackson

    At some point the question of pride -- or the lack of it -- has to be addressed. Not as an issue among many, but possibly as the Lakers' first, foremost and only issue.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  5. Early NBA storylines out of hand

    Scoop Jackson

    Some early NBA storylines have gotten out of hand: the Lakers' start, the James Harden deal and the Rookie of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  6. 2011-12 Los Angeles Lakers overachieved

    Scoop Jackson

    The Lakers overachieved this season. They did better than any of us should have expected, better than they did last year.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  7. Time on bench could help Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose

    Scoop Jackson

    Time on the bench with injuries could actually help Derrick Rose.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2012
  8. LeBron James passing up last-second shots earns long-lasting stig...

    Scoop Jackson

    LeBron's reputation is taking hits for a glitch in his otherwise exceptional career: the last-second shot thing.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  9. Minnesota Timberwolves Kevin Love is the NBA MVP at the halfway p...

    Scoop Jackson

    Start with his numbers. Then look at what he's done for the Wolves. Any questions? Didn't think so. Kevin Love is in the MVP conversation.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  10. The Los Angeles Lakers don't seem to matter anymore.

    Scoop Jackson

    Used to be we could count on the Lakers to be the talk o' the town and the league. Now? Well, it's been a very un-Lakers-like season so far in the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  11. Striking the balance between NBA basketball and Martin Luther Kin...

    Scoop Jackson

    One NBA fan will spend the holiday with friends, family and a celebration of hoops and the dream of Martin Luther King Jr. It's the least he can do.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2012
  12. Meaning in Michael Vick's new $100 million contract

    Scoop Jackson

    Michael Vick's new contract puts the finishing touches on his return from exile. And it has meaning far beyond his value to the Philadelphia Eagles.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  13. LeBron James of the Miami Heat is embracing his new role as a vil...

    Scoop Jackson

    Maybe he's taking cues from his friend, Kanye West. Maybe this is the way he always should have been. Either way, here's a voice who sings the praises of LeBron's new "bad guy" role.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2011
  14. Maya Moore of the University of Connecticut women's basketball te...

    Scoop Jackson

    She isn't a sports man, but that shouldn't stop anyone from thinking about UConn's Maya Moore as the sportsman of the year for 2010.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  15. Kobe Bryant has done it all with the Los Angeles Lakers, but is i...

    Scoop Jackson

    We asked a simple question: Is Kobe Bryant one of the 10 best players of all time? The answers came fast and furious, and weren't so simple. Now, discuss amongst yourselves.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2010
  16. NBA: Interest in the upcoming season, especially in LeBron James'...

    Scoop Jackson

    This most eventful of NBA offseasons has given rise to question after question after question. It's time for the answers. So let the games begin!

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2010