Kobe, Lakers Set Sights on Revenge...Again
The Los Angeles Lakers are going back to the NBA Finals for the third straight year and a record 31st time as an organization. And I will get to that plenty, but first I want to congratulate the Phoenix Suns on a very well-fought Western Conference Finals. Heading into the 2009-10 NBA season most people, myself included figured the west was the Lakers, the Denver Nuggets and then everybody else....
Hey Refs, Can I Get a Fair Fight?!
Okay, I know the Lakers are hated by everyone outside of Los Angeles, but this is ridiculous. Even the refs are in on it. Now before you go and call me biased, I have evidence. Undeniable evidence. Before I get to it, let me explain where I am going with this. And I’m not going to pull punches. If it wasn’t for the obvious involvement by the referees, the Los Angeles Lakers would...
Suns/Lakers: Expect Gold and Purple Reign
The Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers will meet in the Western Conference Finals next Monday. These two Division rivals have not met in the post-season since 2007. And although that was only three years ago, a lot has happened in that time. Back then, the Suns were the dominant team, defeating the Lakers in the first round in back-to-back seasons. But things are different in 2010. Los Angeles...
In the West, Odds Have It In Six
The second round of the NBA playoffs have begun and before we get too far into round two, I wanted to prepare you for what is to come and recap round one. In the East, the top four seeds advanced… ho hum. But in the West, we had some very interesting drama. Let’s start at the top: (1) Los Angeles over (8) Oklahoma City in SIX games. I guess the only “surprise” here was...