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Greatest to skip college: Kobe vs. LeBron

Eddie Johnson ranks the best players to make the giant leap from high school to the NBA.

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Eddie Johnson has some recommendations for the formerly almighty Los Angeles Lakers.

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What the Lakers need to do to win

The Los Angeles Lakers need to stop covering up holes with Band-Aids, says Eddie Johnson.

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Kobe's mentor faces daunting task

Byron Scott might be the right coach for the Lakers, but a tough job ahead for him with a not so stellar roster.

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Eddie Johnson, who played till 40, thinks Father Time is about to beat Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant.

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Shaun Powell breaks down five guys in the NBA who can handle their own on the court.

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Hall of Fame basketball writer Mark Heisler and CineSport's Brian Clark discuss whether Kobe Bryant is mad at his team.

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