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Phil Jackson Tuesday Practice Film Festival

There were a few interesting bits from Phil Jackson today in El Segundo.  One clip, talking about their awareness of Orlando's explosiveness offensively and the role Dwight Howard plays as a catalyst for said explosiveness, was in the last post

Here, PJ discusses the on-court effects of having a team operating with a high degree of connectedness, as well as the differences (both practical and emotional) between the preparation period for this year's Finals, as compared to a year ago:

"Last year we spent a lot of time trying to deal with the defensive philosophy that the Celtics had.  We knew what they were going to try to do as far as taking us out of our primary thrust, which was Kobe.  The fact that they were going to try and limit his ability to score, and therefore our ability to play and to win.  That's always a concern," he said.  "We spent a lot of time trying to open the court up, and get the spacing we needed... This year, we're doing the other end of the court more.  We're doing more of the defensive things, because there's such a myriad of things that Orlando does.  Forty-something sets that they can run, options that they run, so there are a lot of things to cover with the team."

This one is pretty interesting, too. Jackson talks about his level of concern heading into the last two Finals, neither of which had a happy ending.  With the Detroit series, there were injury concerns with Derek Fisher and Karl Malone, as well as the momentum the Pistons built up as a "surprise season, kind of like we did last year."  With Boston, he worried as a team they didn't understand the challenge of beating the Celtics' historically good D. 

This year?  He feels pretty good. 

Finally, Jackson on the value of team play and the role of coaching, and how he responds to the advice of Joe Q. Public. As you can see, this was apparently shot during a massive and completely temporary power failure at the practice facility... one I only noticed when the video was actually processed.  Go figure. Still, the audio is interesting.

"Seven games," he said, "usually the best team wins. Not the best players."  Amen to that.  Coaching, he suggests, becomes particularly important between games, when adjustments are made.

BK

 
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KBlitz,

Dude are you in a time warp?

You must be kidding with the:

"I take it you forget the charges Fish has made and that he has defended JR Smith really well, still the one who brings up the ball in the court and calls out the plays for both the offense and defense and is the voice of the team even though Kobe is the face."

Who cares about voice its PLAY that counts. JR Smith toasted DFish. Lakers are much better with Shannon Brown or Farmar. Look at playoffs per minute productivity. Please don't tell me about what DFish did 5 years ago or how great he is with the media. He is a defensive liability and the person opponents love to see on the floor.

More KBBlitz:

"I also take you forget that Farmar isn't exactly playing well enough to force minutes away from Fish and his choke job in Game 4 2008 NBA Finals contributed to the collapse. Or that Shannon still is learning the offense and still not yet fully capable of running this team allowing Kobe to do other things such as playmaking/scoring."

Here again learn some ball dude. Farmar is much better than DFish. He is 22 and improving, DFish is what he is a defensive liability and a streaky shooter. DFish has the worst FG% within 3 ft of the basket in the NBA. He can't finish.

Sounds like you are a charter flat earth member who previously avocated trading Andrew Bynum for Jason Kidd because the Lakers needed a "veteran" point guard.


Before PJ sleeps on a game day, he reads the live blog and count the times they'd call his name and mock him for not calling TO, however he would never admit it. Before game day and after practice, he would browse the sunshine posts of LakerTom on how to handle the beast and you'd see those adjustments on the game. Of course, he would never admit taking ideas from the fans or else these bloggers become ambitious and will ask for their share of that $ 12M. LOL!

Did he say 40 combinations or plays? Wow, they beat me, I could not even remember the combination of my Master Lock. Do you think Superman knows what combination to use or just dunk by instinct. That's the gambit of Zen philosophy, throw a number and see if the opposing Coach get rattled.

Let the game begins. This is the problem of a long lay off, too much hooplah from Coach, Analysts, today from bloggers - too much ado of nothing. haha!

With all my heart, all my soul, everything I got. This is the final push Lakers.

This is a continuation of my previous post.

Scribes and reporters interview Phil, the veteran 9 rings and the players, ask yourself, do you think they will volunteer on what they know and what they will employ on the game day? Definitely not, isn't it? Therefore, all of these interviews are merely deceptions expressing either "we have a fighting spirit and we will prevail" (to appease their fans and hide their nervousness) or the other method of propping the enemy, "Orlando is a good team we have so much respect for them, they can hurt us in so many ways." Baloney, just practice those free throw shooting. I think that is more realistic than all these talks.

KB Bitz,

It's ok to admit that one of the players has been a liability in the playoffs thus far. You seem to be on an endless crusade to defend any negative statements towards certain players, however true, just for the sake of loyalty. You've been criticizing Ariza's play all year long, yet you continue to defend Fish's play. What gives?

Really,regretfully this is do or die for this current team. Not really for the roster but for the fans and the recent legacy we have created. If (knock on wood) we lose (we won't,just speaking hypothetical) the fans will get bashed,ridiculed,harassed,tortured,embarassed,hurt and for us real die hard fans,emotionally unstable. A laker team with 55 plus wins is an automatic championship contender,but unlike other teams if we don't win,its a big dissapointment. Last year was above satisfying to me but others see it as a let down.

The return of nelson is more of mental problem than physical. Of course he won't come back doing 30 every game,and the attempt to divide minutes for rafer and nelson would be a problem I would love to see. Skip to my lou will become a wreck if he lost his spot. The addition of trevor,shannon and a unexperienced magic team will make this series all the better. I still see lakers in 5,we may not lose one but just don't want to seem to overconfident. I can't wait to hear jeff display his jealousy of his brother nationally!

Really,regretfully this is do or die for this current team. Not really for the roster but for the fans and the recent legacy we have created. If (knock on wood) we lose (we won't,just speaking hypothetical) the fans will get bashed,ridiculed,harassed,tortured,embarassed,hurt and for us real die hard fans,emotionally unstable. A laker team with 55 plus wins is an automatic championship contender,but unlike other teams if we don't win,its a big dissapointment. Last year was above satisfying to me but others see it as a let down.

The return of nelson is more of mental problem than physical. Of course he won't come back doing 30 every game,and the attempt to divide minutes for rafer and nelson would be a problem I would love to see. Skip to my lou will become a wreck if he lost his spot. The addition of trevor,shannon and a unexperienced magic team will make this series all the better. I still see lakers in 5,we may not lose one but just don't want to seem to overconfident. I can't wait to hear jeff display his jealousy of his brother nationally!


"I guess Centerfield would be good, but I'm usually home watching it on the big screen with my two boys. I usually go to Johnny's for drinks, but it's not a good place to see a game.

A buddy at work wants to watch game 1 at Centerfield, so I'll probably be there Thurs."

Posted by: HBMatt | June 02, 2009 at 04:25 PM

To HBMatt,
What a small world! I used to hang out at Johnny's a lot but lately, not so much. Love that bar! I know them boys behind the bar (Johnny&Bruno give me free drinks hehe). Yah it's not a good place to watch Laker games but they sure have good Croatian beer (Karlo') and the famous Ottor/Iggy Pop! Hehehhehe Anyway not sure where Centerfield is but enjoy the game. Go Laker!

My one and only thought on this upcoming series...the Candy Man can...

And, Lamar, given the perceived talent and corresponding expectation, here's the dominant performance that I'm looking for:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoFquax2F-k

So Magic, you’re next, you’re hand has been seen
We know all of your tricks
I won’t be surprised if we sweep you --
But for now I’m calling six.
And yes, I hope Larry, AKA Mamba24, gets to see it. Any time I break out the verse around here, it's with more than one thought of measuring up to our blog's Poet Lauriate. Posted by: Jesterguru | June 02, 2009 at 05:07 PM

JesterGuru how you doing? Do I have to say it?

OUT FREAKING STANDING!!!!! lol
Folks we have a new poet in The Nation.


Hello Laker fans. We are looking forward to another group of people and analysts who have yet to understand this Magic team. I hope to enlighten you over the next couple of days to help you realize how much trouble you guys are in:

1. You forgot some things. Orlando is 3-1 against LA in the last 2 years.
2. There is no one on LA front line that can stop Howard. Just look at Gasol vs Howard in the past. Neither can Bynum. Have lots of fouls to give does not stop a player. Very poor reasoning.
3. Since LA cant stop Howard that will open all of Orlando's offensive weapons. The Magic will be able to score plenty of points to win this series.
4. So it comes down to the one thing you did not mention. Orlando has the best team defense in the league. They can slow down LA's offense enough to win. That is the one thing eveyone keeps missing every time experts predict the Magic will lose, Philly, Boston, Cleveland, and now LA. Big mistake. We know this here in Orlando and you guys keep missing this.
5. The last thing you miss is, as the series goes deeper Orlando has the advantage, we have the best frontline in basketball and have great backups in all three positions. Pietrus, Battie, and Gortat would be starters for most teams in the NBA. This leads to two false conclusions about the Magic.
A. Get Howard in foul trouble and they are in trouble. Not true we lose very little when he goes out even for 20-30 minutes in a game.
B. By the time you get to games 5,6,7 we have worn out every teams frontline and they collapse. Boston, Philly, Cleveland and so will LA. So change your prediction while you can. We can score against anybody but our defense is what wins our games. With 5 minutes left in a game and with the lead Orlando is 48-1. No one is as good as that in the NBA.

Go Jesterguru, another great composition. As always you're the best in prose and poetry.
Mamba24, you got to answer the beautiful lines of Jesterguru, where are you mamba24, I thought u are now free to blog in the evening. Posted by: Edwin Gueco | June 02, 2009 at 04:44 PM

Hey Edwin. After reading Jesterguru's verse I was so
overcome that I couldn't write a thing. Lol!

When we march to Figueroa 2 weeks from now, I will remember you, Mamba, Faith, Rick F. Taliq, Jon. K., LTLF, Charles, Generic_One, Laker Tom, Psyched Laker Girl, East Coast Jessie and all the FAITHFUL Laker Fans who stayed on LA Times Lakers Blog through good and bad, rough times and smooth, heartache and heartbreak, Smush and Kwame. YOU are the TRUE FANS. As long as WE stand united, WE CAN'T BE STOPPED! i may be the self-proclaimed Banner Holder, but each of your thumbprints are engraved on every stitch! Posted by: utzworld - THE BANNER HOLDER | June 02, 2009 at 01:45 PM
utz????
I get no specific Laker love from you??? I thought we were buds, pals, Laker soul mates if you will. Nothing like getting ignored right before the Finals. And that's when I break out all my best stuff too..... Thanks a lot. *sniff sniff* *tear* I think I'll bust out a prayer right now. Hope you're in good with Big Daddy cuz IT'S ONNNNNN!! LOL! Posted by: justanothermambafan | June 02, 2009 at 03:04 PM

Good morning JAMambaFan,
LOL! I just had to answer your post from yesterday, I wish I had been here to answer it Then. Come on give Utz and Edwin a break. After all since we are all connected to The Force We are all Laker Soul Mates LOL! You know you are one of the most valued members of the Blog. When none of the other Morning “Crue” are here to keep things in line we know
We can always depend on? JAMambaFan! We Mamba24 is down and needs cheering up Who’s right there JAMambafan?. When everyone was dropping like flies from the Laker bandwagon a while back who was there to rally the forces and defend Laker Nation
Honor? JAMambaFan!! And finally who is the most respected not to mention head Of The Laker Nation Mamba Clan? JAMambaFan!!!!!!!! Yeah!!! Hip, Hip, Horray!!!!
There, feel better now? LOl.

Tomorrow is the big day. I wonder will the staple center host a viewing party for the away games. a bad thing about living in l.a is we have a bad reputation of celebrating things publically. They could show the road games on the big screen outside of staple's,I always wondered what's the point of it.

Tomorrow is the big day. I wonder will the staple center host a viewing party for the away games. a bad thing about living in l.a is we have a bad reputation of celebrating things publically. They could show the road games on the big screen outside of staple's,I always wondered what's the point of it.

Tomorrow is the big day. I wonder will the staple center host a viewing party for the away games. a bad thing about living in l.a is we have a bad reputation of celebrating things publically. They could show the road games on the big screen outside of staple's,I always wondered what's the point of it.

As I'm laying in bed with my girl snoring loudly at 6:30am typing on a lakers blog,I wonder what are the plans for powell,luke and mbenga. Will this be sasha breakout series,will he come out of his slump and become a threat or will he be used as a "hit the last shot before halftime and you're done" dude. So many worries I have,though our past two games was a sight to see,I still have to wonder. If lebron would've shook the magics hand,would their season be validated?

You know how you sometimes kill your parents off in your imagination so when they actually do die you're prepared for it?

Well, I’ve been doing a similar thing. I've been having the Lakers lose in the finals in my mind, I guess to get a better understanding of the full range of emotions coming my way, and this is what I've discovered:

If the Lakers lose to the Magic, it's going to be a very disturbing experience.

In these terrible machinations of mine the Lakers lose because of 3 things. First, Dwight Howard's post up game matches his defense and gets Bynum in early foul trouble, taking him out of games for large chunks of time. Then, a barrage of 3 pointers. Lastly, clutch play in the 4th quarter from the point guard.

So, I hope we're boxing out well on Howard and playing the PG position as if it were Boston we were playing. My nightmares keep telling me, 'stuff the PG position, stop ball movement. and we'll have a chance.

Also, I hope the Lakers are watching game tape of the Boston / Orlando series because Perkins knows how to play Howard and we should be doing similar things.

We'll see.

Wes

There are always crazy mind games this time of year. How silly does it get? Just read this story about Orlando Magic guard Mickael Pietrus opting out of "Kobe shoes" for the NBA Finals.

http://tinyurl.com/o5x4jo

Is it Thursday yet?

Yellofever and Todd since you both are so dismissive now of Derek:

1) You both state that Derek can't shoot anymore. Yes Derek's production has gone down as he shot a horrid 30% from 3pt land in the Denver series. But since you both obviously point that out why not look at Jordan's and Shannon's 3pt shot as well?

Denver series:

3 pt FG%
Derek: 30%
Jordan: 23%
Shannon:25%

Overall FG%
Derek Fisher: 36%
Jordan Farmar: 33%
Shannon Brown: 34%

Hmm who had a broken jumper again in that series?

2) You both state also about how Fish's defense now suck. Yes Derek's defense is not what it used to be. BUT saying that Jordan is a better defender than Fisher overall is laughable. Jordan has been constantly beaten on defense by almost every point guard who isn't a speedster of Parker or Brooks. Both Derek and Jordan has been beaten defensively consistently in the season. Shannon is a great defender against big type point guards of Billups and Deron but still is not 100% against speedsters. Only reason Jordan got more PT in Houston was that 1) He faced Brooks in College and 2) He had a better match up than either Derek or Shannon. That don't mean he is capable of completely defending Aaron brooks entirely! It took a TEAM effort to stop Brooks not just the personal defense of either point.

3) Both of you state also that Fish cannot finish at the basket. Hasn't that always been the case that Derek couldn't finish? Jordan Farmar is better than Derek at penetrating but he hasn't been exactly been finishing at the rim either (when he does manage to get there at all). Shannon CAN dunk but how many often do you see those? Either way, Derek still had the better FG% than either of them in the Denver series. Probably the only thing that makes it seem that Derek is doing bad is because he LOOKS bad. Looking bad don't always mean doing bad all the time because it tends to diminish the good things that Derek has done.

4) And lost both of you are not looking forward to him defending Jameer Nelson. True Jameer has torched the Lakers twice this year. But also look at those two games. Both times Derek had to spend 41 MINUTES on the court since he had no back up (Jordan was injured) and Sasha was even worst than Jordan at the point (both offensively and defensively). That is quite excessive especially for a 34 year old. And while Jameer COULD come back he won't be 100% and most likely won't even start and receive very few minutes because while he looked great he admitted his timing was off so that also plays a factor. Rafer Alston? last two times Derek has faced Alston on the court while he was with Houston Alston only had a FG% of 39%. Hmmm not bad for a "defensive liability" huh?

Both of you need to quit hating on Fish when he had the better FG% numbers than either of them in the last series. Derek still has one last gallon in the tank for this series.

LAKER NATION THIS IS IT – HERE’S TO YOU

Some had Faith and did not worry about a thing
Others had only one worry and that was the Ring
Some believed and rallied Laker Nation to the Cause
Others feared believing and took a step back to pause
But in one way or another they all contributed to Laker Nation
And now Laker Blog is a worldwide award winning sensation
Even columnists and pundits come to the Blog for the real scoop
It’s the only place to be if you want to learn about Laker Hoop
When Columnists had doubts and haters cast aspersions
Laker Nation stood tall as they headed out on this excursion
The road was long with unexpected twists and turns
At each fork in the Road a valuable Truth was learned
Having learned their lesson well and vanquished most enemies
The Laker Nation stands on the brink of fulfilling their Destiny.
The Time is Here, The moment is now, It’s such a beautiful thing
Only one obstacle remains until the awarding of The Ring.
We play for the Ring , We Rise, We Got this One
Great lines, from great members, It’s your moment in the Sun
They say the Whole is greater than the sum of it’s parts
Laker tradition unites us all as Laker Pride beats in our Hearts
So on the eve of History, Laker Nation this is True
We’re The Freaking LA Lakers with one job left to do
And once the job is finished, please show some Laker class
Shake your opponents hand, don’t walk off like LEBronz the AZZZ.
The only one that can defeat us is us, yes this is indeed true
We’re the Freaking LA Lakers & Mickey Mouse Magic you are through

PJ's health is an obvious concern. Hopefully, he will get the job done in these Finals and so he has the "rings" record no matter what happens.

My choice for next coach:

BYRON SCOTT

Fish has always been a great warrior however time has slowed down this warrior, case in point A Brooks and others have blown past Fish and caused damage. Most of the times Fish was so slow albeit Fish was supposed to get help from his teammates but he was still the primary defender of his man. On the other hand S Brown is a much quicker and decent defender that PJ could use on taller guards, Farmar smaller ones, PJ has sit Fish and used either Farmar or Brown so he surely recognized this but there were instances Fish was left in a bit too long. Fish's shooting did not help him much although he did make few more shots lately. My 2 cents is the Lakers ought to play Howard straight up most of the times with Bynum and Mbenga so they do not leave the Magic 3 point shooters room to operate, no single great player can beat you w/o his teammates help, just ask the King.

never,

"With all my heart, all my soul, everything I got. This is the final push Lakers."

For this year ... but it's only the beginning of several more championships buddy ... stay thirsty

24 + 16 + [1]7 = The Purple Tinted Golden Age

Mamba24,

"We’re the Freaking LA Lakers & Mickey Mouse Magic you are through"

guess animal channel rerun this years final series later ... yet another mouse that falls victim to a snake

LakerTom,
Speaking of animals ... last night I heard Dwight Howard call himself a beast several times ... what say u yo? what say u? ... lemme stop yo ... just like prodding u bout bynum ... with some luck, he just might go toe 2 toe with howard in the future .... cough, ahem, in a parallel universe that is

24 + 16 + [1]7 = The Purple Tinted Golden Age

Todd:

"My choice for next coach: BYRON SCOTT" ...

After seeing how much he runs a lebron like offense ( ... i.e. everything goes through cp3 ...) I'm not so sure though I'd still be excited ... personally my next choice would be jeff van gundy ... we'd turn into a defensive juggernaut ... and just imagine all the fun he and t.j. simers would have together

24 + 16 + [1]7 = The Purple Tinted Golden Age

And oh enough of all the fisher bashing ... we're in the finals yo ... wtf is there to debate about lineups ... we got this

And oh check the equation below ... neither fish nor farmer nor brown is in it ... our bread and butter is kobe + gasol and then either of bynum or odom showing up ... though in all honesty, ariza should supplant bynum in there ... but alas I fear LakerTom would haunt me in my dreams

24 + 16 + [1]7 = The Purple Tinted Golden Age

justanothermambafan,

"As long as WE stand united, WE CAN'T BE STOPPED"

or in other words, the unstopableness of our dynasty can't be stopped ...

24 + 16 + [1]7 = The Purple Tinted Golden Age

Good Morning, Laker Nation!

It's time for...

Jon K.'s Early Thoughts That He Has Not Put Too Much Thought Into Yet:

1. Tomorrow's game day! I'm getting that childlike nervous excitement in my stomach. I can hardly wait!

2. In reading today's articles, I love the focus and attitude. I love that Phil told the entire team to shut off their cellphones and not return phone calls. Love it! Focus.

3. Did you read what Lamar Odom said? He said that he wants to win this Championship almost as bad as a person wants to got to Heaven. THAT is commitment. I couldn't ask for a better attitude.

4. Andrew Bynum's attitude is fantastic too. He's saying all the right things and seems to be saying them authentically. Best attitude I've heard from him since he came back from the injury.

5. Listen to Phil's wisdom about coaching in the playoffs and the Finals. Next time some trollish hater starts screaming "Phil can't coach!" I'm either going to scourge the hell out of that punk or I'm just going to snicker in pity of the poor fool. I'm not sure which.

6. I must admit that despite respecting how good the Magic are that I'm starting to feel a LakerTom-like optimism developing in my heart. Let's get this series started!

7. Laker Nation needs to represent tomorrow. REAL FANS MAKE NOISE!!! Orlando is going to be crazy loud. We need to be louder! Celebrities with sunglasses (Jack, you're always excepted from these rules) need not apply.

8. If you are a season ticket holder, go to the darned game and scream your lungs out. Don't be a Judas and sell your tickets to some shipping magnate or whatever. We need Laker Nation to be alive tomorrow!!!

9. I'm so excited right now.

10. So, I did Rashard Lewis's Bio-Chrono last night and Dwight Howard's the day before. I'll type them up today. An interesting thing... on a personal level Howard and Lewis don't get along as well as you'd think. (Or at least they shouldn't.) That could always be exploited in terms of mind games.

11. The general strategy of not letting Howard start off hot and not giving him space to work his game has the full Bio-Chrono stamp of approval. THAT is the best way to physically and creatively play Dwight Howard.

12. I hope we get to see us some Josh Powell and DJ Mbenga in the Finals. I'm pretty sure Mbenga could do some useful banging to slow down Howard.

13. The return of Jameer Nelson is a bit of an uncomfortable x-factor for the Magic. The achilles' heel of the Lakers has been having to deal with extremely talented, quick point guards. Still, I'm not sure how much Nelson will be able to hurt the Lakers for extended stretches. The guy's not played in four months and won't be 100%. I think it will be similar to Trevor Ariza's return in last year's Finals. It was good to have him back, but he wasn't a game changer.

14. I sure hope Phil Jackson returns next year.

15. I feel confident that this year will be a special one. Redemption. Rebirth. Dynasty. A very special year for a lot of Lakers who have had to overcome a lot of struggle in their lives.

16. Anyone remember the monkey we got off our back when we FINALLY beat the Celtics in 1985? Remember the effect it had upon the Lakers as a team? Maturity and confidence. We didn't lose our drive. We just learned to relax and focus a bit more and were a much better team for it. THAT's what I think a Championship will mean for this year's team. Dynasty.

WE ARE THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS AND WE RISE!!!!

What do we play for? RINGS!!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.

GO LAKERS!!!!

I still have to wonder. If lebron would've shook the magics hand,would their season be validated? Posted by: freddyP | June 03, 2009 at 06:35 AM

If he had shook my hand I would have sawed the
sucker off and threw it in a hazardous waste disposal
unit.

Tomorrow is the big day. Posted by: freddyP | June 03, 2009 at 06:27 AM
Tomorrow is the big day. Posted by: freddyP | June 03, 2009 at 06:27 AM
Tomorrow is the big day. Posted by: freddyP | June 03, 2009 at 06:35 AM

Hey FreddyP, I bet you didn't know that tomorrow
is the big day.


Todd,

I love Byron Scott as a Laker, but he's supposedly a hard-ass and his players tend to sour on him over time. I don't think he's the right coach.

The right coach is:

1. Phil Jackson
2. Kurt Rambis
3. Jim Cleammons
4. Brian Shaw

WE ARE THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS AND WE RISE!!!!

What do we play for? RINGS!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.

GO LAKERS!!!!

As usual, after getting spiritual nourishment from Utz, a beautiful poetry from Jesterguru, Mamba24 provides us the the right course for the Laker Nation. Continue the good work, Mamba 24, you ask us to fight, we will fight to the end.

Taliq,

"guess animal channel rerun this years final series later ... yet another mouse that falls victim to a snake"

Nice one. I laughed.

WE ARE THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS AND WE RISE!!!!

What do we play for? RINGS!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.

GO LAKERS!!!!

the unstopableness of our dynasty can't be stopped ...
Posted by: Taliq | June 03, 2009 at 08:02 AM

D@mn!!! I wish I had said that Sheriff! Lol!

PUSH NEVER, PUSH NEVER...
WAAAAAAAAA!
Hey look a brand new Dynasty. Good job Never what
will you call it? Dynasty #4. Awww thats such a
beautiful name.

I am officially putting myself on the Is It Thursday Yet bandwagon. I'm sick of the "foreplay" (pre-game analysis, matchup breakdowns, constant reminders that we don't have a chance because we lost 2 games against Orlando by a combined total of 9 points). LET'S GET IT ON!

HEY JON K, WHAT DO WE PLAY FOR???

Not only that Jon K, if I will add on what you said, what good do we get in discussing a Coach change, trading players before Game 1 of the Finals. It is very unproductive and demotivating to the team. I'm aware people cannot wait to express their opinions, there is a day for that like next month, July 1st to discuss all those matters. Today, our focus as a Laker Nation is to win Game 1....keep on repeating that cheer whether you are a full bred, half breed, late bloomer Laker fans - repeat WIN GAME 1 for the hungry Laker fans.

Are we there yet? Can we watch some games instead of reading posts about who we should get to replace the best coach in the NBA?

KB Blitz, thanks for providing the PG shooting stats. It has as painful for me as for anyone to watch Fish struggle, but I have also seen that his backups are not doing a whole lot with their minutes either.

And Fish came through in the last 2 games, hitting shots, playing hard, slowing down Billups. Does he get some credit for that? Or if he comes out of this slump just in time to win the conference finals and the title is it all too late?

Let's start playing.

Laker Nation we are a day away from the beginning of another Laker Dynasty!!

Lord willing if the team stays healthy for the most part:

The Lakers win this year and 3 out of next 5 CHIPS

Andrew- becomes all star 23 or 24 & emerges as the franchise player for the LAKE SHOW

Pau- Finishes as greatest European player of all time
w/ 3-4 chips

Kobe - ends w/ 6-7 titles, passes Cap as all time leading scorer, passes MJ all time leading playoff scorer, second all time in career 50pt games, 60pt games. Retires at 38-39 as one of top 3 players to lace um up!!

2009 THE KOBE/PAU/BYNUM DYNASTY BEGINS!!

My bad about the multiple posting but I'm on the mobile version so it's not reliable enough.....

The definition of a Laker hater

Laker Hater-noun (Lay×ker Hay+ter)

A soul with no destiny,no dedication,
Without a championship team so it seeks justification,
Every game,no matter who's the opponent,
It sides with them no matter if its pointless,
Fuel by jealousy they hate what we stand for,
A hollywood team that's flashy with the way we score,

Even the media has the plague,so every game is a must win,
If we lose,its a dissapointment but to win we become arroagant,
Movie stars,pop acts and rappers fills the seats every game,
Laker haters sitting at home wishing several ankles gets sprained,
We've had some of the best players but they still question our veracity,
Best franchise in history on our way to our fourth dynasty,
Abc run stories on everybody but us,i dont think thats fair,
Only footage we get is derek reading the monologue of how the n.b.a care,
Tnt crew is told to scrutinize our players so Laker haters will increase ratings,
But at the end of the day,the team with the most final appearances will be playing,
We expect the hate but to blatantly attempt to dethrone the best,
Was a joke because the replacement is now booking tickets to san tropez,
This is what make us die hard fans so committed and loyal,
The love from your hate is that which makes our blood boil,
Cheap skepticism about a winning team should make people quite relunctant,
To say "laker sucks" after every laker win is getting real redundant,
So why do you exist,for the sake of balance? Or are we that good?
Well I hate to be the bearer of bad news but it's not looking good,
Even in defeat we stand proud and try the next year,
So we're back to the finals the acme of the year,
I got my flags waving,and I got the winning psyche,
For orlando is to nba as lebron is to nike!

3. Did you read what Lamar Odom said? He said that he wants to win this Championship almost as bad as a person wants to got to Heaven. THAT is commitment. I couldn't ask for a better attitude.Posted by: Jon K. | June 03, 2009 at 08:10 AM

ALMOST? ALMOST? What kiind of mealy mouth nonsense is that? I bet he wouldn't say almost as much as I want a piece of Candy. noooooooooooooooo!

"If he had shook my hand I would have sawed the
sucker off and threw it in a hazardous waste disposal
unit."

~~The King crab is now crabbing at lake Erie dreaming of Finals and a thousand of "if only......" he has now a new title: Most Valuable Fisherman.

14. I sure hope Phil Jackson returns next year.
Posted by: Jon K. | June 03, 2009 at 08:10 AM

I sure hope that Bald headed foul mouthed Lunatic
KG comes back next year and the Celtics get in
the Finals so we can kick their AZZ & stop listening
to this nonsense about if only we had KG.

Edwin Guerco,

"It is very unproductive and demotivating to the team. I'm aware people cannot wait to express their opinions, there is a day for that like next month, July 1st to discuss all those matters. Today, our focus as a Laker Nation is to win Game 1....keep on repeating that cheer whether you are a full bred, half breed, late bloomer Laker fans - repeat WIN GAME 1 for the hungry Laker fans."

Absolutely.

We're about to play for the fricken Championship and people are talking about coaching changes and player changes? What planet are these people from? What kind of psychological disease do they have?

Such discussion are better presently relegated to sitting by themselves in the darkness of their closet muttering such nonsense whilst they hit themselves repeatedly in the face with a hammer.

FANS are focused on a Championship. Nothing else.

WE ARE THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS AND WE RISE!!!!

What do we play for? RINGS!!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.

GO LAKERS!!!!

When our team breaks from the huddle, the chant should be: "Unstoppable unstoppableness... LAKERS!!!"

WE ARE THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS AND WE RISE!!!!

What do we play for? RINGS!!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.

GO LAKERS!!!!

you ask us to fight, we will fight to the end. Posted by: Edwin Gueco | June 03, 2009 at 08:14 AM

I know you will Edwin, that's why you are a Freakin LA
Lakler fan and not a F#$##ing Boston Celtics fan. LOL.!

WE ARE THE LAKERS, MIGHTY MIGHTY LAKERS, HERE
WE GO, HERE WE GO, UP THE HILL, UP THE HILL, CAN'T
STOP, CAN'T STOP WON'T STOP, WONT STOP
KILL, KILL, KILL, UHRUHAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!

utzworld,

Enough foreplay!

Let's get the unstoppable unstoppableness going, baby!

WE ARE THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS AND WE RISE!!!!

What do we play for? RINGS!!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.

GO LAKERS!!!!!

Mamba,

Rocking and rolling already. Can Game Day be far behind. Why isn’t it tomorrow yet? Because today is not yesterday. Bring on the Magic. We have the eye of the Tiger. And we all know how that one ended. Lakers sweep Magic in four blow outs. Kobe MVP!

Tom

Todd,

Sorry but Byron Scott will NEVER coach the Lakers. His offense in New Orleans is basically to have Chris Paul dribble around until somebody is open or clear the side for West. No way does he stand tall enough to ever coach the Lakers. Sorry, but he would be a total disaster following a legend like Phil Jackson. As for who will be the heir, I don’t know, but it won’t be BScott.

Tom

The definition of a Laker hater

Laker Hater-noun (Lay×ker Hay+ter)

A soul with no destiny,no dedication,
Without a championship team so it seeks justification,
Every game,no matter who's the opponent,
It sides with them no matter if its pointless,
Fuel by jealousy they hate what we stand for,
A hollywood team that's flashy with the way we score,

Even the media has the plague,so every game is a must win,
If we lose,its a dissapointment but to win we become arroagant,
Movie stars,pop acts and rappers fills the seats every game,
Laker haters sitting at home wishing several ankles gets sprained,
We've had some of the best players but they still question our veracity,
Best franchise in history on our way to our fourth dynasty,
Abc run stories on everybody but us,i dont think thats fair,
Only footage we get is derek reading the monologue of how the n.b.a care,
Tnt crew is told to scrutinize our players so Laker haters will increase ratings,
But at the end of the day,the team with the most final appearances will be playing,
We expect the hate but to blatantly attempt to dethrone the best,
Was a joke because the replacement is now booking tickets to san tropez,
This is what make us die hard fans so committed and loyal,
The love from your hate is that which makes our blood boil,
Cheap skepticism about a winning team should make people quite relunctant,
To say "laker sucks" after every laker win is getting real redundant,
So why do you exist,for the sake of balance? Or are we that good?
Well I hate to be the bearer of bad news but it's not looking good,
Even in defeat we stand proud and try the next year,
So we're back to the finals the acme of the year,
I got my flags waving,and I got the winning psyche,
For orlando is to nba as lebron is to nike!

Edwin

"WIN GAME 1 for the hungry Laker fans."

Amen to that!

24 + 16 + [1]7 = The Purple Tinted Golden Age

Mamba24,

[Hey look a brand new Dynasty. Good job Never what
will you call it? Dynasty #4. Awww thats such a
beautiful name]

The middle name will of course be the 'the purple tinted golden age' ...

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(01) utzworld THE BANNER HOLDER - OWNER
(02) JON K. - DRIVER
(03) EDWIN G. Director of Win # 1.
(04) # 4 - Director of Win # 4
(05) MAMBA24 - understudy to the great poet JesterGuru
(06) LAKER TOM - OFFICAIL MOTIVATOR OF THE BEAST
(07) JustAnotherMAMBAFAN - Director of the SWEEP!!!
(08) TALIQ - DIRECTOR of Order & Security
(09) OTIS - DIRECTOR of CELEBRATION Booze control.
(10) LAKERMAN420 - DIRECTOR OF TOKES
(11) PSYCHED LAKER GURL - Director of Enthusiasm
(12) LAKER GURU OF INDIA - Official Zen representative to Phil Jackson
(13) ANNA IN BONDI - INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR
(14) LAKER JUSTICE - DIRECTOR OF Truth Justice & the American Way
(15) SEMI-LAKERGURL - Director of the Valley

WE'RE READY!!!!!

As Duke states to Rocky in my favorite quote from the entire Rocky series: "All your strength, all your power, all your love. Everything you've got. Right now! "

LET'S GET THE UNSTOPPABLE UNSTOPPABLENESS STARTED!!!!

WE ARE THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS AND WE RISE!!!!

What do we play for? RINGS!!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.

GO LAKERS!!!!

Taliq,

>>> 24 + 16 + [1]7 = The Purple Tinted Golden Age

How’s it going, Sheriff? You know you some algebra. I must have read your formula at the end of your posts 100 times but just “got” it this morning. However, I think you made an error and printed the Western Conference Playoffs version of the formula. I think that the NBA Finals version of your formula reads as follows:

24 + 16 + 17 + 7 = 15 (as in the number of championships the Lakers will have)

Tom

Mamba24, "We’re the Freaking LA Lakers & Mickey Mouse Magic you are through" guess animal channel rerun this years final series later ... yet another mouse that falls victim to a snake Posted by: Taliq | June 03, 2009 at 07:48 AM
SHERIFF LOOKS LIKE YOU ARE LOCKED AND LOADED
FOR THURSDAY!!!! LOL.


Too much talk about who is the biggest Lakers fan and lot's of blah blah blah.

Remeber-this is going to be a tough series. Orlando is an excellent team- they deserve respect. Last year still burns.

Don't be cocky, support our Lakers but appreciate how far we have come since the Houston series. Yes appreciate the greatness of the struggle our guys have gone through.

Talking about coaches, what do we play for? Hey guys we don't play, we watch with great emotion, joy, frustration, anticipation, and delight. Why else would we be posting at 12:00 am or 6:00 am? We are Laker fans, we are so lucky to be enjoying this moment again.

Enough with the BS let's win game one. Only focus of the blog or the water cooler talk should be game one and shutting down big smile DH.

With respect to all you who live in this blog-just remember we don't play, we don't get the rings we get the privilege to watch our great team.

Good Morning FamBam,

Here's a link to Stan Van Gundy in talks about the Lakers and his brother.

http://tinyurl.com/o5x4jo

finally Fisher and LO will make their layups.

surprise. just another Dwight H. goal tending! :)

Taliq,

LOL. I am responding out of order due to reading the posts from bottom up. Not the same as from right to left ala Chinese characters. So Superman wants to be known as the Beast? Hard to argue with that. Of course, as Marvel has proven over and over, there are many variations of the Beast. Dwight should know that because Kobe is the one who is going to be the real Beast in this series. And the Magic have no tricks to make elephants or beasts disappear. But maybe the Conquistador, the A-Train, and the Package can do their part to make the Beast shrink to troll-size. And JVG? Over Phil’s dead body. Lol.

Tom

IS IT THURSDAY YET BANDWAGON
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(01) utzworld THE BANNER HOLDER - OWNER
(02) JON K. - DRIVER
(03) EDWIN G. Director of Win # 1.
(04) # 4 - Director of Win # 4
(05) MAMBA24 - understudy to the great poet JesterGuru
(06) LAKER TOM - OFFICAIL MOTIVATOR OF THE BEAST
(07) JustAnotherMAMBAFAN - Director of the SWEEP!!!
(08) TALIQ - DIRECTOR of Order & Security
(09) OTIS - DIRECTOR of CELEBRATION Booze control.
(10) LAKERMAN420 - DIRECTOR OF TOKES
(11) PSYCHED LAKER GURL - Director of Enthusiasm
(12) LAKER GURU OF INDIA - Official Zen representative to Phil Jackson
(13) ANNA IN BONDI - INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR
(14) LAKER JUSTICE - DIRECTOR OF Truth Justice & the American Way
(15) SEMI-LAKERGURL - Director of the Valley
(16) NEVER – DIRECTOR of FOREVER
(17) KOBEBLITZ – DIRECTOR of Defense of all things LAKER
(18) TODD – DIRECTOR OF The Magic are who we thought they were
(19) FREDDYP. DIRECTOR of VAN GUNDY CONTROL

Good morning Mamba24 & Laker morning CRUE!!!!!

Is it Thursday yet??

Mamba24 - thank you... sniff sniff... thank you soooo much.... sniff sniff.... you LIKE me!! YOU REALLY LIKE ME!!!

wes??? Umm... no - I don't know how a person kills their parents' off in their imagination.... I think you need to get back on your meds. Those voices you're hearing are NOT REAL. Say it with me - THEY ARE NOT REAL. LOL!

Todd - PLEASE - for the love of god - JUST SAY NO to Byron Scott. That is a bad idea. It's so bad, it's giving other bad ideas the will to live.

never - I'm with you. With all my heart and soul I am screaming GO LAKERS!!! WE GOT THIS!!!!!

Taliq - howdy Sherrif. I think the question now is - Can the unstoppableness that is unstoppable be stopped? The answer is a resounding HELL TO THE NO.

Jon K - always remember - scouring first, pity second. More fun that way!

IS IT THURSDAY YET???????????????????????

Watching all the sport shows, NBA tv, I'm kind of getting a- Ehh we just can't beatem we might as well join them attitude from them.
I'm not gonna lie, it feels so sweet.

Paul pierce said "we're still the team to beat" after the loss that eliminated them from the playoffs.

mamba24

i know u used UP THE HILL because rimes with KILL.

no hills in orlando, except Hill the previous coach, and we know how that went down in history.

the lakers will be in Cruise control to 4 more victories. maybe they will have some Detour: work ahead. but no hill, especially after 2-0

LGL

Jon,

I forgot to congratulate you on your eminent return to CA. I think grad school would be a great option for you. Returning to school after working usually sharpens your mind and motivation to learn. It will give you the opportunity to recharge your batteries after the dark days in Cleveland. Some things are better the second time around. Like the Finals.

Lakers karma is starting to cause the pain and fear from last year to disappear and the Magic to look more like fodder for this great Lakers team. Lakers sweep the Magic in four blow outs. Kobe wins ring and Finals MVP. Then opts out and resigns for less to help Lakers keep this team together.

And LeBron is now playing the Pretenders OHIO rather than Cyndi’s Time After Time:

I went back to Ohio
But LeBron was gone
There was no king’s crown
There was no downtown
Quicken Loans Arena was dark
All my favorite places
My city had been pulled down
Reduced to parking spaces
A, o, way to go Ohio

Well I went back to Ohio
But LeBronze was gone
I stood in Quicken Loans Arena
There was nobody home
I was stunned and amazed
My childhood hero
Slowly swirled past
Like a jet to New York
A, o, oh way to go Ohio

I went back to Ohio
But my Nike billboards
Had been replaced by Converse
By a traitor that had no pride

The hopes of Ohio
Had been replaced by despair
And hatred filled the air
From Seneca to Cuyahoga falls
Said, a, o, oh way to go Ohio

Tom

Mamba24,

"I sure hope that Bald headed foul mouthed Lunatic
KG comes back next year and the Celtics get in
the Finals so we can kick their AZZ & stop listening
to this nonsense about if only we had KG."

I laughed for about 15 seconds.

Let's get the unstoppable unstoppableness started!!!

WE ARE THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS AND WE RISE!!!!

What do we play for? RINGS!!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.

GO LAKERS!!!!

Jon K - of course I meant SCOURGING - not scouring.

Although scouring a troll here and there would be good too. After all, they are usually dirty little tykes.

The middle name will of course be the 'the purple tinted golden age' ...Posted by: Taliq | June 03, 2009 at 08:44 AM

Was there ever any doubt? Lol!

Mamba24 - thank you... sniff sniff... thank you soooo much.... sniff sniff.... you LIKE me!! YOU REALLY LIKE ME!!!

wes??? Umm... no - I don't know how a person kills their parents' off in their imagination.... I think you need to get back on your meds. Those voices you're hearing are NOT REAL. Say it with me - THEY ARE NOT REAL. LOL!

Posted by: justanothermambafan | June 03, 2009 at 08:58 AM
YES JAMambaFAN, unlike WES I like my Family.
ROFLMAO - WES TAKE THOSE MEDS NOW!!

IS IT THURSDAY YET BANDWAGON
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(01) utzworld THE BANNER HOLDER - OWNER
(02) JON K. - DRIVER
(03) EDWIN GUECO. Director of Win # 1.
(04) # 4 - Director of Win # 4
(05) MAMBA24 - understudy to the great poet JesterGuru
(06) EASTCOASTJESSIE – Director of Celtic Disposal Division
(07) LAKER TOM - OFFICAIL MOTIVATOR OF THE BEAST
(08) JustAnotherMAMBAFAN - Director of the SWEEP!!!
(09) TALIQ - DIRECTOR of Order & Security
(10) OTIS - DIRECTOR of CELEBRATION Booze control.
(11) LAKERMAN420 - DIRECTOR OF TOKES
(12) PSYCHED LAKER GURL - Director of Enthusiasm
(13) LAKER GURU OF INDIA - Official Zen representative to Phil Jackson
(14) ANNA IN BONDI - INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR
(15) LAKER JUSTICE - DIRECTOR OF Truth Justice & the American Way
(16)SEMI-LAKERGURL - Director of the Valley
(17) NEVER – DIRECTOR of FOREVER
(18) KOBEBLITZ – DIRECTOR of Defense of all things LAKER
(19) TODD – DIRECTOR OF The Magic are who we thought they were
(20) FREDDYP. DIRECTOR of VAN GUNDY CONTROL & Mobil Posting
(21) JESTERGURU – Director of Team Philosophy & Verse
(22) LAKERGurl – DIRECTOR OF ALL LakerGirls
(23) STARGAZIN – DIRECTOR of the Returning Bloggers Division
(24) GENERIC_ONE – Director of Zombie Control
(25) EXHELODRVR – Director of Repartee.
(26) FATTY – Director of Comedy
(27) WesJoeNixon – DIRECTOR OF FIRST NAMES
(28) VMAN – Director of V’s
(29) THE D – Director of DEFENSE
(30) THE OUTLAW – Director 0f Bounty Collection
(31) RICK FRIEDMAN – Director of Team Protocol
(32) SBPIMP – DIRECTOR OF – (I can’t print that on a Family Blog)
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(33) SIXONEZERO – DIRECTOR OF POINT SPREAD
(34) JOHNNY P – DIRECTOR OF COMEBACKS
(35) FLOYD – DIRECTOR OF ALWAYS & FOREVER
(36) TSPHERE – Director of the TRIANGLE
(37) MRBARNEYDANGLES – DIRECTOR OF Dangling Barnies
(38) LAKER-STH – SEASON TICKET DIRECTOR
(39) RDLEE – DIRECTOR OF Wayward Bloggers
(40) LOLO – Director of Returning Bloggers.
(41) OUCHHHHHH – DIRECTOR Of inflicting pain to the Opponent
(42) MAGIA32 - DIRECTOR OF Confidence dispensation
(41) CJHARLES - DIRECTOR OF POSITIVITY
(42) mHS - DIRECTOR OF NOT PLAYING


LakerTom,

"Lakers sweep the Magic in four blow outs. Kobe wins ring and Finals MVP. Then opts out and resigns for less to help Lakers keep this team together."

How awesome would that be? If Kobe, Lamar, and Trevor all agreed to resign for A LITTLE less. Just enough for us to bring one more player in to make us THAT much better.

Brother, I'm feeling it in my gut.

I really think the long darkness is over.

All the bickering and struggle that began with the Kobe-Shaq infighting and resulting in years of wars within Laker Nation fighting off hordes of trolls and haters and doubters and chicken littles.

I think the dawn is about to come.

Dynasty.

Let's get this unstoppable unstoppableness started!!!

WE ARE THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS AND WE RISE!!!

What do we play for? RINGS!!!!

Lakers Today... Lakers Tomorrow... Lakers Forever.

GO LAKERS!!!!

freddyp - I guess the new "truth" is that Paula Pierce needs to understand that because they were beaten, they are no longer the team to beat. Because they were beaten...

This is not rocket surgery.

Or brain science for that matter.

LeBron James was playing with a health issue through the end of the season and the playoffs, a situation that was taken care of Tuesday. James The Cleveland Cavaliers star underwent surgery at the Cleveland Clinic to remove a benign growth in his mouth, the team said.

DOC. THAT WAS HIS FREAKIN FOOT.

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TILL THE END!!

Paul pierce said "we're still the team to beat" after the loss that eliminated them from the playoffs. Posted by: freddyP | June 03, 2009 at 09:01 AM

And he'll be saying that next year when we win the title
and the Year after that and twenty years from now
until they get in the Finals again and we kick their
butts again. But then again what do you expect from
a Biatch that rides around in a wheelchair and thinks
its a Lexus 400.

Todd - read your first post here and can't believe it. Yes Fish has slowed down and I'm grateful we have both Shannon and Jordan but I have one simple question:
Its game 7 we're down 1 point with 6 seconds to go and Alston leaves his man to double team Kobe. Kobe whips it to our point guard for the final shot - WHO DO YOU WANT IT TO BE??? Hint: if you answered anyone other than D-Fish you're nuts

Now MY main worry for this series is Pau on defense. Bynum is perfectly matched size and strength wise for Howard and Lamar will cause Lewis fits, but Pau is not right for either. Not strong enough to body up Superman and not fast enough to chase Lewis out to the 3-point line where he thrives. Plus he has to spend time guarding both of them which makes it doubly hard. We truly need him on the floor for his offense, but he's going to be very challenged on the other end.....

Edwin,

"The King crab is now crabbing at lake Erie dreaming of Finals and a thousand of "if only......" he has now a new title: Most Valuable Fisherman."

That MVF title reference was very funny. I like it! I think Laker fans should chant that next year when we play the Cav's and Lebron shoots free throws.

Although scouring a troll here and there would be good too. After all, they are usually dirty little tykes. Posted by: justanothermambafan | June 03, 2009 at 09:27 AM

I CAN'T WAIT TILL YOU SEE THE NEXT THREAD AND
WHO LEADS OFF THE COMMENTS SECTION!!
ROFLMAO!!!!!

kbblitz

are you related to phil cause u too seem stubborn as a mule...

thx for showing us their 3pt fg% during the denver series... can u also look up their 3pt fg for the entire playoffs, or overall fg%, or assts per game, or pts per minute, etc etc... if ur gonna pick one little statline that slight favors dfish also point out the 1000 other statlines that dont...

anyways its almost tip off so it aint time for hating... i'll be praying to god he hits that first wide open 3ptr tomorrow cause game 1 is everything... ALL LAKER FANS UNITE!!

damn i want this ring more than anything in my life right now... i want this for kobe... i want this for laker nation and everyone that stuck with #8 through thick and thin... i wanna shut up all the haters....

so lets do this... SPARTANS! PREPARE FOR BATTLE!

Who cares about Orlando, the Lakers are going to win the Finals.....we will have a parade in L.A.....GO LAKERS!!!!!

I don't know what to say really only hours to the biggest battle of our life and it All comes down to tonight. Either they return My Lebroad Puppet or I'm finished. We are in hell right now, Gentlemen believe me and we can stay here & get the shit kicked out of us
or we can find that damn Puppet and climb out of hell. One inch, at a time. I can't do it for you. I'm too old. I look around and I see these young Puppets & I think I mean I made every wrong choice a middle age man could make. I could have had a Lebroad Puppet but
I uh....I pissed away all my money on a lil Penny Puppet believe it or not. I chased off anyone who has ever loved me. My lil Penny puppet, My GrandMaMam puppet, And lately, I can't even stand the face I see in the mirror. You know when you get old in life things get taken from you. Some MF took my LeBroad Puppet. That's, that's part of life. But, you only learn that when you start losing stuff. You find out that life is just a game of inches. So is having a Puppet. Because in either life or playing wiith your Lebroad Puppet the margin for error is so small. I mean one half step too late or to early & you don't quite make it. One half second too slow or too fast and some bastard comes along and steal the most wonderful thing you have ever possesed. The clues we need are everywhere around us. They are in ever break of the game every minute, every second. On this team, we fight for that Puppet. On this team, we tear ourselves, and everyone around us to pieces for that damn Puppet.. We CLAW with our finger nails for that puppet . Cause we know when we add up all everything we ever owned in life none of it's going to make a freakin difference. Not WINNING and or LOSING. Not LIVING or DYING. I'll tell you this in any fight it is the guy who is willing to DIE for his Lebroad Puppet who is going to have a life worth living . And I know if I am going to have any life anymore it is because, I am still willing to FIGHT & DIE for that Damn PUPPPPPPPET. Because that is what LIVING is having a Lebroad Pupppet you can call your own. Kobe, Fish, Arriza, Beast, LO I can't make you do it. You gotta look at the guy next to you. Look into his eyes. Now I think you are going to see a guy who will go that inch with you. You are going to see a guy who will sacrifice himself & his very liife for that God@mn Puppet. Because he knows when it comes down to it, he wants a LeBroad Puppet too!! That's a team, gentlemen and either we find that freaking Puppet now, as a team, or we will die as individuals. That's the LeBroad Puppet guys. That's all it is a sweet wonderful LeBroad Puppet. . That sign on the door says THE FREAKIN LA LAKERS You gotta ask your self, WHO THE HELL ARE YOU TO STEAL MY PUPPET. ARE YOU WITH ME.... I CAN'T HEAR YOU!!!....All right men I just want to say...
THEY MAY TAKE OUR RINGS AND OUR LIVES ...
BUT THEY WILL NEVER TAKE OUR PUPPPPPPPPPETS!!
Posted by: Mamba24 | June 03, 2009 at 11:14 AM

I don't care what you crazy F_U_C_K_S say, Lebron is the best - better than Kobe ever will be!

He just had a poor supporting cast. While your KOBE has the best cast in the league.

Go Lebron! Go Magic - beat LA Suckers!


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