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The road to Artest ring ceremony starts from here. The first assignment are the Thunders. I think lightning Artest comes first for thunder durant. If you make a big deal of Westbrook, I believe the Thunders should be worried about Kobe, Gasol, Bynum and Odom. Which guy would you really fear a playoff rookie Russell or a veteran Fisher? Youth is for Russell while wisdom is for Derek.
Would you believe that the OK Thunders had a parade....repeat had a parade to be included in the playoffs...haha. That being very ambitious just like some other bloggers who would like to take over this blog.
Edwin Gueco |
April 18, 2010 at 12:00 PM
LAKERS TO SEND DAGGER INTO THE HEART OF MAJOR MEDIA COMPLEX
The Real Playoff,. Episode 1, Season 1
Boy, oh boy, how far we've come. Watching this all unfold through the winter months and into early spring has been a roller-coaster. As of late, reading the falsified narrative from "analysts" around the internet and television circuit would make Neo's head spin.
Fact is, the "Kobe is old and tired" and "Lakers are not up to speed" or "Mavericks to emerge from West" or the recent "Lebron is the best in the league" are just wishes from the David Stern/ABC/ESPN/Nike/McDonalds association.
They have invested heavily in James in their hopes to replace Kobe as the games premier player. The heavy handed fact is as follows: Kobe lost his marketability prowess when Colorado happened. With Kobe as the eminent, marquee league player, the NBA is unable to attract mid-western, suburban, white folks who they rely on so heavily to grow their brand. The NBA is just as much about politics as it is about business or basketball. The betting scandal was as much about TV ratings as it was about bookies in Vegas and mob bosses around the country.
We must open our eyes and realize, that contrary to popular belief, this mold of the Lakers are in fact, underdogs. From purely basketball standpoint, they are untouchable in many ways. However, when we take a view in concert with the interests of all parties involved, parties outside of the purely basketball perspective, you can see a much clearer picture arise from the facts.
This season, at this time, at this juncture, it is the Lakers against the World.
The constant veiled shots they take at Kobe to diminish his ranking amongst the greats and to shake the confidence of his supporters has only worked from one angle: Kobe's performance late this season has not been up to par for his standard, or Jordanesque, as some would say. It has been that of a mortal.
And they have struck. They have made their decision. They have made their move.
That is that Kobe is to be undersized and outwitted as he passes the torch to the newer, more marketable players. The "unselfish" as the monikers make them out to be. The Kevin Durant's. and Lebron James'.
Well, from a historical perspective, they've been trying from years. They tried to flame Kobe out after the three-peat, only to see him rise back like the Phoenix. They have made an even more brazen, and utterly reprehensible attempt now, and they will see and bare witness fot the heart of a champion.
Mark that down, haters.
The fact is that the Lakers will play as a team. The two bigs in the paint will supply firepower teams will be unable to counter many times during the post-season. Artest and Fisher will combine on the perimeter to make cows of regular-season-cheetahs with their wits, strength, confidence, and heart and souls.
Kobe Bryant will paint his most significant masterpiece.
Mark that down, I said.
The Lakers will make work of the Thunder as they reconnect with their inner-oneness and finally, emphatically, and unequivocally -- launch a dagger into the heart of the major media complex.
Welcome to the playoffs, haters.
Manners and spell-check omitted,
The Moderator |
April 18, 2010 at 12:21 PM
We'll see about wisdom against youth in Fisher's case. Westbrook is eating Fisher's lunch and Fisher is really hurting us on offense. Hopefully he'll improve second half. I AM NOT a Fisher hater, but he hurt us first half.
April 18, 2010 at 01:19 PM
Westbrook is killin' everybody, not just Fish. The guy is just quick and strong.
Jolly Rancher |
April 18, 2010 at 02:19 PM
@ THE MODERATOR, It just keeps getting better and better sir! thanks!
April 18, 2010 at 02:41 PM
That's what we(Lakers Fans) are talking about!
This is the playoffs, and WE ARE THE FREAKIN DEFENDING WORLD CHAMPIONS!!!
PAGING ERIC FRIGHT!!! HOW ABOUT THAT GAME TROLLS!
LAKERS ALL DAY!!!
April 18, 2010 at 03:25 PM
@THE MODERATOR: You're the Man! Your posts always make me feel proud to be bleeding Purple & Gold. Thank you sir! Keep it up!!!
April 18, 2010 at 03:30 PM
6-19, Mr Moderator
April 18, 2010 at 03:37 PM
Tell 'em, and keep reminding them. The haters and the rest will have to fume and swallow again come June. Why? 'Cause Kobe, Fish and the rest of the real deal will once again prove that wisdom and experience is where it's at. So, let's just kick back and enjoy the real season. Go Lakers!!!
Arthur Lam Yuen |
April 18, 2010 at 04:24 PM
The Moderator -
How can I say this? OUT-FREAKING-STANDING. 'nuf said
April 18, 2010 at 04:25 PM
the lakers looked flat at times but watch out in game2 go lakers
April 19, 2010 at 06:31 AM
LAMAR ODUM HAD 4 POINTS THAT WILL NOT GET THINGS DONE WITH VETERN TEAMS LIKE DENVER,HE IS TOO INCONSISTANT.
April 19, 2010 at 02:40 PM
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