Tag Archives: Lakers

Greatest victory speech, ever

Sure the economy still sucks, the BP oil leak continues, and we’re still embroiled in two pointless wars, but this is all I can think about:

Lakers not named Kobe Bryant

Seriously, check out this box score (click for a larger version) The Lakers not named Kobe Bryant combined to score only 48 points out of a team total of 86. They went 18 for 51 for a pathetic 35% shooting. For a comparison, the Lakers “defense” allowed the Celtics to shoot 56%. Kobe can’t do […]

Shaq tarnishes his legacy

After Kobe Bryant led the Lakers to their 15th NBA Championship Sunday night, former Laker star and Kobe rival, Shaq, decided to keep it classy on Twitter: But Kobe wasn’t the only target. Shaq decided it would also be in good taste to mock Laker benchwarmers. Later in the evening, Shaq seemed to offer up […]

Friday Roundup 6/13/08

Check out these awesome Lego recreations of classic photos. Buy print here. ————————- Update The Supreme Court decides 5 to 4 that the Bush Administration can’t imprison and execute people without first proving their guilt. Justice Scalia practically pissed his pants in his dissenting opinion. “It will almost certainly cause more Americans to be killed,” […]

Liveblogging: 2008 NBA Finals Game Three

Well… I skipped liveblogging game 2 on Sunday night. Partly because I watched the game on tape delay so I could skip the commercials and partly because I was in a meat coma from some excellent bison-loaf I had at Ted’s Montana Grill (Ted Turner’s most masterful business venture to date). Game 2 notes Game […]

Liveblogging: 2008 NBA Finals Game One

Welcome to my liveblogging – that no one will read – of the NBA Finals game one. Boston hosts Los Angeles for the first chapter of one of the most highly anticipated finals in the history of the world. God is surely watching. Q1 9:00 6-2 Good shooting start for LA, but they have to […]

Mavericks fire Avery Johnson? And other NBA playoff news

After Tuesday’s season ending loss to the New Orleans Hornets, the Mavericks have decided to fire their head coach Avery Johnson. How could they do this to the Little General? This is a guy who won coach of the year in 2006 in just his second year as head coach of the Mavericks. It’s hard […]

Weekend Roundup 4/21/08

“Some will call this a backward-looking distraction, but only by fully understanding what Mr. Bush has done over eight years to distort the rule of law and violate civil liberties and human rights can Americans ever hope to repair the damage and ensure it does not happen again.” The New York Times finally bothered to […]