Los Angeles Lakers

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Where to Eat and Drink in Miami for the NBA Finals

    Tonight, the Miami Heat return to the NBA Finals for the fourth consecutive year in a row and are just four wins shy of a three-peat. Ever wonder where the term three-peat even came from? It was coined by Byron Scott in 1988 and trademarked by none other than Pat Riley, who hopefully soon enough wil ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Kobe Bryant Took a Business Class at the University of Miami Yesterday

    Kobe Bryant could be seen court side last night at the University of Miami vs. Duke basketball game (along with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade), but he wasn't just on campus for sports. Bryant had apparently dropped into a class at Boston College last week while the Lakers were playing the Celtics and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 23, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    Dwyane Wade's Baby Mama Is Aja Metoyer, Damon Wayans Jr.'s Ex

    Ever since news hit yesterday that Dwyane Wade fathered a child with a mystery woman, the internet has been dabbling in amateur detective work trying to figure out who the lady is. Well, TMZ Sports reports the woman is 30-year-old Aja Metoyer, who also happens to have two kids with Damon Wayans Jr., ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    A Christmas Story: Heat Beats Lakers 101-95

    It's Christmas every day for Heat fans, but Wednesday was the day it was scheduled for everyone else, so we were kind enough to share. The Heat coasted all game long to a 101-95 Christmas Day victory over the L.A. Lakers. Dwyane Wade led the way with 26 points, six rebounds, and seven assists; Bos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2013

    LeBron Scores 38, Heat Edge Hawks in OT 120-119

    The Heat sure do know how to turn a random Monday night game against the Hawks into some serious entertainment. LeBron James had 38 points, eight rebounds, and six assists in the Heat's 120-119 overtime, surprisingly eventful, Monday night win. With the victory, the Heat sweep their five-game home ... More >>

  • News

    November 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Kanye West Tying the Knot With Kim Kardashian Is Crazy

    Uncle Luke, the man who made the U.S. Supreme Court Stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke has some relationship advice for a famous celebrity couple. Kanye West is arguably the most entertaining rap artist in the world. Even when you are hat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Pac Div on Kendrick Lamar, Mac Miller: "Why Don't We Just Have Them on Our Shit?"

    It's been a couple of years since Los Angeles has seen Phil Jackson's triangle offense dominate not only the West Coast, but the country. In that same period of time, California hip-hop trio Pac Div has delivered two albums, The Div, and most recently, GMB. An acronym for the Pac Div dudes' real n ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Why Was Lil' Wayne Kicked Out of Last Night's Heat Game?

    Leave to Lil' Wayne to upstage the on court drama yesterday between the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers. The rapper was sitting courtside of the big game, until he wasn't. No one's really sure what happened. Weezy said he was forced out by Heat security. The Heat organization said he left on his o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 7, 2013
  • Calendar

    January 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Heat Top Lakers 99-90 As LeBron, Wade Score 66 Combined

    We cool now, Heat fans? LeBron and Wade came into the Staples Center last night, dropped their shorts and proceeded to Danza-slap every Lakers player, coach and fan in attendance with a 99-90 victory that was ALL D-Wade and Cobradick.The Heat were the real stars in attendance despite the presence of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2013

    LeBron and Wade Think Criticism of the Lakers is Nothing Like What The Heat Went Through

    Oh, sure, the Los Angeles Lakers may have put together a supposed superstar team by ripping away a few star players from smaller market team, but the Miami Heat's LeBron James and Dwyane Wade say that the criticism the Lakers are receiving this season is nothing like what the Heat went through two y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    NBA GMs Predict Heat to Beat Lakers in Finals

    Last year, the NBA's general managers picked the Miami Heat to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder for the championship in their annual preseason poll. These guys know their stuff, obviously.This year they're predicting the Miami Heat versus Los Angeles Lakers finals the world has been patiently waiting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    The Lakers Would Like LeBron James to Play For Them in 2014, According to ESPN Fan Fiction Report

    LeBron James is only guaranteed to be a member of the Miami Heat for the next two seasons -- after that, he's got two year of player option left on his contract. So, of course today brought us a dramatic ESPN report that the Los Angeles Lakers are getting ready to lure James to Tinseltown in 2014 to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Miami Heat Favorites to Repeat in Poll of NBA Coaches and Execs

    Never mind the Lakers' new monster-like lineup. Don't worry about the maturing Thunder. According to a Sports Illustrated poll of NBA insiders, including head coaches, general managers and other executives, the Miami Heat are the early favorites to take home next year's Larry O'Brien trophy. Which, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    LA Lakers Take Back Crown of NBA's Most Hated Team with Dwight Howard Trade

    Here's the good news, Heat fans: The LA Lakers are now probably once again the most hated team in the NBA, as it should be. Here's the bad news, Heat fans: The Lakers now have a super team with the addition of Dwight Howard that could rival the Heat. 

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Forbes: Dolphins Are the 22nd Most Valuable Team in the World, Way More So Than Heat

    The Miami Heat might be the most successful team in town right now, but the Dolphins still reign supreme in terms of most valuable franchise. has listed the world's most valuable sports teams. The Fins came in 22nd overall, but the Heat didn't even make the cut.

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Heat Fall to the Lakers as Masked Kobe Drops 33

    ​Kobe Bryant and his broken face scored 33 points, as he and the Lakers took down the Miami Heat 93-83 yesterday, handing Miami their second consecutive loss.It was the first meeting between L.A. and Miami since Dwyane Wade inadvertently broke Kobe's nose during a hard foul in the All Star game la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Tonight: Lakers-Heat Pre-Game Prix Fixe Dinner at Area 31

    ​The Miami Heat take on the Los Angeles Lakers at home tonight, and Area 31 is set with a three-course pre-game meal for $34 per person (available from 6 pm to 7:30 pm before every home game). The acclaimed seafood restaurant, located just blocks from the Arena high up on the 16th floor of the Epi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Miami Heat are Vegas's 2-to-1 Favorite to Win NBA Title

    With the exact makeup of NBA's post-lock out rosters unknown, making any super informed predictions about the upcoming abbreviated season is sort of a shot in the dark. Though, with Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh on the Heat, picking them to win the NBA championship is likely your best bet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Kobe Bryant Sticks Up for LeBron: "Back off Him and Let Him Play"

    ​Last week, the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, perhaps eager to have anyone paying attention to him, said that pretty much every player in the NBA was celebrating the Miami Heat's NBA Finals loss and LeBron's collapse. Well, turns out that LeBron still has some defenders in the league outside ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Las Vegas Odds Makers: Heat Favored to Win 2012 Finals

    ​Let's hope you didn't burn any of your Miami Heat championship party decorations last night, because according to Las Vegas odds makers, Dwyane Wade and company are already the frontrunners for the 2012 finals. Apparently winning last night hasn't made Dirk Nowitzki and his Dallas Mavericks favor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Finals Game 5: On The Brink

    ​After the giant mound of ostrich shit that was LeBron James' 8-point performance from Game 4, he called Game 5 the biggest of his career. The world then waited for LeBron to come out in Game 5 and serve the Mavericks a can filled with ass whoopin'. Instead, Heat fans got served a can filled with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    LeBron James' Jersey Is the Best Selling of the Season

    ​For all of that talk about how LeBron James was forever ruining his public image and marketability by spurning Cleveland to take his talents to South Beach, the man sure seems to have his business side on lock. In fact, he has the best-selling jersey of the season. James's new Heat number 6 jerse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    It's The End of the World As We Know It!: Cavs Stun Heat

    ​It's Christmas morning for the Heat Haters Dick Biters Brigade! Because the lowly 15-58 Cleveland Cavaliers took down and exacted revenge on LeBron James and the Miami Heat last night in a 102-90 win.The Heat were outplayed and out hustled on both ends of the floor. And even though they eventuall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Supermoon Rising: This Week's Five Signs of the Apocalypse

    ​In ancient Greek, apocalypse translates as "a revelation." So what could possibly be more apocalyptic than the giant freaking orange moon due to pop up tomorrow night? After all, it's the biggest and closest it's been in nearly two decades. FYI: the "extreme supermoon" is also predicted to (1) ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    LeBron Increased Value of Heat by 17%, Dropped Cavs' by 26%

    ​The Miami Heat may be the most talked about NBA team this season, but they aren't the most valuable. However, the signing of LeBron James and Chris Bosh saw the team's value increase by 17 percent since last year, according to That's the biggest increase in value over one year in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2010

    Heat Dominate Lakers in Christmas Day Showdown

    ​It was hailed as the most highly anticipated NBA game in the history of everything ever! The NBA game of NBA games! The game that was going to blow your ass off with its sheer apocalyptic awesome! And, in the end, the Miami Heat took down the defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers 96-80 in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    LeBron and Kobe to Debut Kind of Festive, Kind of Ugly New Shoes on Christmas Day

    ​There's some hubbub over whether the NBA should schedule so many games on Christmas day. The Miami Heat's match-up versus the Los Angeles Lakers will undoubtedly be the most talked about sporting even of the holiday, but LeBron James himself says he'd rather be spending Christmas at home (in his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Chris Bosh Reminds the Haters He Can, In Fact, Play Basketball

    ​Sorry haters, the Miami Heat very much is the three-headed monster you all feared. Following a viral video poking fun at his lake of success so far in Miami and some commentators wondering how long it will be until he's traded, Chris Bosh had an absolute monster of a game last night against the P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Justin Timberlake and Chris Bosh Bet on Lakers-Heat Christmas Game

    ​Justin Timberlake made an appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno earlier this week to promote his new film Social Network. The conversation eventually turned to the NBA, where Timberlake proclaimed his beloved L.A. Lakers would pull off the Three-Peat this year. Leno then asked about how th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Star Gazing at Peoples Bar-B-Que in Overtown

    Miami doesn't have nearly the number of soul food restaurants as let's say the A-T-L or N'awlins. But what the 3-0-5 lack in quantity, the Peoples Bar-B-Que in Overtown makes up for with celebrity clout. The roster of repeat celebrity diners who gorge on fried chicken, candied yams, collard gree ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 18, 2010
  • Calendar

    January 7, 2010
  • Calendar

    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Dwyane Wade Gets Owned

    Oh, this is not good. We already had our star power-or-maybe-small forward of the future in a rehab facility for a full month; Lamar Odom waffled for three weeks and then chose L.A. over us (BTW: Notice how decisive he was when it came to marrying a Kardashian. We sent the wrong negotiating team! La ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Lamar Odom, Make Up Your Damn Mind

    Anyone else bored with LA Lakers power forward Lamar Odom's endless irresolution? I imagine he has a condo in Malibu right out of a 70's fashion magazine--fireplace, hi-fi, shag carpet--and he's just sitting in his egg chair eating gummy bears, playing eenie-minie-miney-mo, and listening to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Lamar Odom Reportedly Staying in LA

    ​Just this morning we were wondering when Lamar Odom would make up his mind about joining the Heat or not. Well today he reportedly did, and it wasn't the outcome we were hoping for, but at least the suspence is over. reports an NBA source told them that Odom will stay put ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    In Classy Show of Humility, Shaq Offers to Taste Kobe Bryant's Ass

    Before the NBA Finals began, there were quite a few columns written about this Magic-Lakers series being haunted by the Ghost of Shaquille O'Neal -- you know, because the former Miami fixture played for both teams and has had such a contentious history with Kobe Bryant. Seemed like a bit of a reach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Sports World Horrified by New Sneaker

    After Chanel debuted its "Miami Vice" shoe, which came complete with a mini pistol in place of the heel, at this summer's Cruise collection, Miami is starting to gain a reputation for debuting controversial footwear. While Kobe Bryant is no Karl Lagerfeld, he's following in the Kaiser's footsteps by ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 10, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 4, 2007
  • Diversions

    May 13, 2004
  • News

    August 30, 2001

    Money Talks

    In our pure sales culture, the Latin Grammy protesters could learn a hip-hop lesson

  • News

    December 15, 1993

    A Fan's Notes

    Go Marlins! Go Panthers! Go Heat! Go to hell.

  • News

    March 20, 1991
  • More >>