Archive for the ‘Los Angeles Lakers’ Category

MLB, NBA Rumor Time

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Since we here at Rumors and Rants took the red pill, so to speak, we have yet to add anything to our nifty new "Rumors" tab. We decided it was time to change that, and give you the latest chatter going on in baseball and NBA as one season winds ...

Lakers Have Decisions To Make

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

The Los Angeles Lakers performed well above expectations this year and had a remarkable season. As a fan, I don't really want to discuss their performance in the NBA Finals because I'd fear for the safety of the laptop I'm currently using. That said, many thought they became a serious ...

NBA Finals ADD

Friday, June 13th, 2008

It was over. The Lakers were up by 24 and cruising. It was over, and the Lakers knew it. Hell, I knew it. Obviously their thoughts left the game, they packed it in and started thinking about that night's rooftop party at Chateau. Hell, I'm guilty too, my mind wandered ...

I’m Angry. Consider This Therapy

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Hey, is anyone else waiting impatiently for Bill Simmons' next breathless 10,000 work blow job about how Paul Pierce is the toughest player ever, Kevin Garnett should have been the MVP, the Celtics are the greatest team in NBA history and Boston fans are smarter than everyone else (namely you)? ...

They’re Kidding, Right?

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Game Two of the NBA Finals was by far the worst officiated game of basketball I've ever witnessed. And I've seen a lot of Duke games.The officials basically handed last night's game to the Celtics. Boston came out on top 108-102 after a furious comeback by the Lakers, but the ...

‘Round the Association: Somebody Win a Freakin’ Road Game

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Boston 96, Cleveland 89: There were those, and by those I mean me, that thought Cleveland could go into Boston and win Wednesday night. That LeBron sure is overrated. When is he ever going to deliver on all that potential?Just kidding. He did score 35 points in the losing effort. ...

‘Round the Association: The Jazz Are What We Thought They Were

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Utah 123, Los Angeles 115 (OT): We had quite a game in the Beehive State on Sunday afternoon, did we not? Deron Williams had 29 points and 14 assists to lead the Jazz past the Lakers and square the series at 2-2.Kobe struggled with back spasms most of the game ...

‘Round the Association: Maybe Orlando Stands a Chance

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Orlando 111, Detroit 86: The Magic held serve in a big way on their home court Wednesday night behind 33 points from Rashard Lewis and a 20-point, 12-rebound effort from Dwight Howard.The bigger story is the health of Chauncey Billups. He strained his hamstring very early in the game and ...