Another week concludes with the NBA lockout still raging on. Rumors of court dates and a missed season are aplenty, and the fans are left waiting to see what happens next.
Here’s a look back at the biggest stories of the last week. Enjoy.
Former Laker Walt Hazzard passes away at the age of 69. Former first round pick of the Los Angeles Lakers and UCLA Bruins star Walt Hazzard passed away of natural causes in Los Angeles.
Shaquille O’Neal believes Phil Jackson will return to coaching. The revelations keep rolling out of Shaq’s new biography, Shaq Uncut. Now, O’Neal is claiming that he believes Phil Jackson will return to the NBA sideline one day.
Fans are overlooked in NBA lockout. Even though it’s the players that are missing paychecks and the owners who aren’t receiving ticket revenues, it’s the fans that are the true losers.
NBA lockout has major economic impact. The lockout’s impact has an enormous impact on the local economies in cities that rely on their NBA franchise for increased profits.
Shaq clarifies death threat towards Kobe. Another tidbit from O’Neal’s new biography involves Shaq threatening to kill Kobe Bryant during a heated argument when the two were teammates. Earlier this week, O’Neal clarified his comments to Stephen A. Smith of ESPN.
Deuce Brand contest winners announcement. The winners of the Lakers Nation Deuce Brand contest have been selected. Make sure you check here to see if you were one of the two grand prize winners.