Poll: What’s Wrong With the Lakers?

In what will become a Tuesday staple here on Saving the Skyhook, we will pick a topic and then let you give your opinion on it. Simple enough, right?

The hottest topic in the league right now is undoubtedly the struggles of the defending champions, the Los Angeles Lakers. It’s been a while since we’ve seen the Lakers lose three home games by at least 16 points…..in a four game span. But that’s exactly what has happened in three of L.A.’s last four games, with Milwaukee, Miami, and Memphis (perhaps it’s just an “M” thing) all leaving the Staples Center with double-digit victories. On the bright side, the Lakers get the Pistons at home tonight, whose struggles I’ve talked about here recently. Continue Reading


NBA Power Rankings: 1/3/11

Ladies and gentlemen, another week of NBA action is upon us, which means more power rankings! And now that the new year is here, it’s time for some teams to make their move if they want to be contenders come May, and it’s time for others to start rebuilding their roster and prepare for the future.

Let’s take a look at this week’s power rankings, and see which teams are in good shape…..and which teams are already searching for that Top 5 draft pick that will change the culture of their franchise. Continue Reading