[picappgallerysingle id=”7205911″] Tonight I’m going to do the same thing I do every night: Try To Take Over The World. That starts with being part of the ESPN Radio NBA Game Night pregame show. Tune in around 7:00 Pacific, 10:o0 East Coast time, and you can catch about 30 seconds of me talking Lakers defense. […]
Archives for December 2009
[picappgallerysingle id=”7101010″] The Jazz scored just six points in the fourth quarter last night. The Lakers went on a 20-point run and the Jazz couldn’t buy a basket. How does that happen? First, the big key was rebounding. In the first half the Jazz grabbed 50% of their missed shots for an offensive rebound, the […]
[picappgallerysingle id=”4673474″] Records: Lakers 16-3 (1st in West) Jazz 12-8 (5th in West) Offensive ratings: Lakers 108.7 (12th in league) Jazz 110.3 (6th in league) Defensive ratings: Lakers 100 (3rd in league) Jazz 106.7 (17th in league) Projected Starting Lineups: Lakers: Derek Fisher, Kobe Bryant, Ron Artest, Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum Jazz: Deron Williams, Wesley […]
Supplies are limited and all the cool kids at school will have them. Don’t miss out — operators are standing by. (Joke stolen from the twitter account of friend of this site J.D. Hastings, who you should follow for the art and jazz talk, too.) —————————————————————– There has been some talk in the comments about […]
[picappgallerysingle id=”7325186″] Just some notes from looking at the advanced stats sites around the Web. (Information comes from 82games.com, Hoopdata.) • Looking at +/-, there are just two Lakers that when they sit the other team outscores the Lakers: Kobe Bryant and Ron Artest. (Fisher is very close at +0.4, almost a wash when he […]
[picappgallerysingle id=”7334518″] It was near the end of last night’s game, when I was pitching in at the ESPN Daily Dime live chat, when Matt Moore of Hardwood Paroxysms asked me a question: How do you stay interested during all these blowouts? Good question in a sense, but the fact this was even a blowout […]
[picappgallerysingle id=”7041825″] Records: Lakers 15-3 (1st in West) Suns 15-5 (3rd in West) Offensive ratings: Lakers 108.1 (14th in league) Suns 115.3 (1st in league) Defensive ratings: Lakers 100.3 (3rd in league) Suns 110.5 (25th in league) Projected Starting Lineups: Lakers: Derek Fisher, Kobe Bryant, Ron Artest, Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum Suns: Steve Nash, Jason […]
First off, sad news about Greg Oden losing this season to a fractured patella. Much as I dislike the Blazers, sports-hate only goes so far (I feel so dirty using a Bill Simmons term). We Laker fans can sympathize with seeing your young big man go down for the season; it’s a feeling like a […]
A tribute to the guys that make all the Lakers games interesting. I hope to see them again soon (and a lot this season). Credit to Han for the artwork.
Nothing more need be said.