Tag Archives: National Basketball Association

Lakers’ New Uniforms – a sign of desperation?

Since around 1977, my favorite NBA team has been the Los Angeles Lakers. Recently, the Lakers debuted a new uniform, the Hollywood Nights Jerseys that they will adorn for special occasions.  A few years ago, 2002 maybe, the Lakers introduced an … Continue reading

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Juneteenth: Black Firsts in Sports

June 19, 1865 is regarded as the official end of slavery for African Americans.  It is affectionately referred to as Juneteenth, commemorated each year on June 19th with various celebrations and festivals.  “On January 1, 1980, Juneteenth became an official … Continue reading

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