Chris Manning is a co-owner and video producer for TheLakersNation.com. In addition to his "LD2k" fan-video productions, Chris is working as the "Production Manager" for HS3; A Digital, Brand Strategy and Marketing company based in L.A. which represents the digital entities of numerous high-profile athletes. You can follow him on Twitter for a wide array of sports/Lakers talk!
It has been reported by ESPN, we are awaiting reports but what we have heard is that Tex Winter is now in the hospital following a stroke. We here at TheLakersNation.com send our best thoughts and prayers to Tex and his family.
Vitamin Water, which I absolutely love by the way, is hosting a debate - Kobe or LeBron. I figured it's pretty easy who we all say. But check out the debate on their Facebook page. Additionally, here is their add for the "Black Mamba".
With the Lakers off to a poor start, trade rumors have begun to swirl around Kobe Bryant, leading many to speculate if he'll leave for greener pastures. Kobe puts those rumors to rest in his interview with Yahoo Sports.