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Featuring the best tweets from Kristen Blake

Whether it involves her son filling her purse with popcorn, her lack of sleep or the joy of watching a Laker game, Kristen Blake will tweet about it.

"I'm kind of addicted," said Kristen, who's married to Lakers guard Steve Blake. I really can't help it. Whatever comes in my head, I just put out there."

The jump below features some of her best ones in the past month...

How come every time we go to Boa there's tons of paparazzi out front and I don't know who anyone famous is? Haha. I'm clueless....And how come Steve and I can't get a table there?! Lol. We had to eat dinner on a couch outside last night. Haha. No love for us at Boa! =(

"Why is it that when Steves out of town the sh*t hits the fan? Lol. Good thing mama can hold down the fort with the best of em....One's recovering from strep and the other, in the middle of an upper respiratory infection, falls off the couch and is bleeding everywhere...Oh yeah and the baby is uber fussy today and refuses to be put down. Haha."

How many times have you heard Fisher's speech about "irresponsible and reckless play" bc I think I could repeat it verbatim at this point...Maybe I just listen to too much espn radio, read too many Lakers articles online, and watch too many Lakers games?...Or maybe there's literally nothing else for these people to talk about because the Lakers win everything. Pretty boring. Not much to say!"

I've been cleaning up massive amounts of my childrens' vomit all morning. Flu sucks. Someone else want to be my kids mom for the day?Jk. ;)... On the plus side I've almost thrown up several times. Maybe this can be a new diet? No not really. Still kidding."

"I got all 3 kids to sleep minutes before Steve came home which means..perfect time for me to sneak out while everyone naps! Gym time!!... 40 min into my hour workout I get a "come home" text. Naps have ended and the vomitted has commenced. It was a nice break while it lasted!"

"Behind on the game I dvr'd. Just saw Lamar's "flagrant foul" in the 4th. That's ridiculous. These refs are really starting to make me mad!"

"Oh my gosh all 3 kids are sleeping at the same time! And my 4 yr old NEVER naps. This is amazing."

"Oh geez, just had to explain tattoos to my kids. "mommy why does Kobe have stamps allll over him?" Haha. Um those aren't stamps honey."

"All 3 kids officially asleep. Time for bed for me! Don't worry, you won't have to miss me for long-I'll b up around 12, 2, 4, and 6am. C ya!"

"My iPhone just babysat my 2 & 4 yr old while I put the baby 2 sleep! Well technically my husband did via facetime but this phone's awesome!"

"My girlfriend and her 3 little boys is coming over to play with my 3 little boys. 6 boys under 5 yrs old + 2 moms. Bring it on. I'm ready."

"Me and my 3 boys are headed to church now. Yeah! Was so bummed we had to miss last week because of our flu. Have a blessed Sunday all!! =)"

"Thank u 2 the Good Samaritans @church 2day who helped this strugglin mom push Z's stroller, carry J, hold N's hand & try not 2 spill coffee"

"Haven't had a beer at a ball game in years and just couldn't resist it tonight. Oops. #theregoesmydiet #extrasprintstomorrow"

"In related news my jeans don't fit quote so well anymore. They are currently trying to unbutton themselves. Stupid beer."

"Nicholas just spilled his entire popcorn into my open purse. Guess it'll come in handy if I get hungry later?"

"For some reason my son thinks if he dances during a time out the camera HAS to go on him and he keeps getting SO mad when it doesn't. Haha."

""Mom!! The Laker girls r wearing underwear! And baby diapers! And underwear!" and that folks is how u know the outfits have become 2 short."

"I know I should be doing less tweeting and more game watching... but it's hard to focus when you're up by 30 points!! Oh well."

"I think I'm going to fall asleep sitting up in my chair. 2 hrs sleep last night + blowout game = sleepy Kristen."

"My 2 yr old handed me the remote and said "see daddy!" so I put on the dvr of last night's game and now they're happily watching daddy."

"Mom tip: give food a cool name & ur kids'll eat it! I make a smoothie w/banana, apple juice & spinach, call it "monster juice", they luv it! ... I don't think there's any other way I could get em to drink a bright green drink! Works like a charm....now if only that worked on husbands!"

"Trying to relax getting a pedicure and this girl next to me is blabbing SO loudly on her phone. Why doesn't anyone have cell etiquette?"

"Thank you @Starbucks for destroying all of my taste buds the day before Thanksgiving by serving me a BOILING hot cup of coffee. Ridiculous."

"Seriously never seen this many people at equinox...I think every single member is here today workin off that turkey and stuffing! ... Me? I've been here every day this week to work off my stuffing. ;) AND I'll be here tomorrow and the next day too!"

"Feeling so incredibly blessed on this Thanksgiving morning. God is good. =) Have a great day all!"

"No black Friday shopping for me. Can't imagine tryin to shop alone w/a 3 month old 2 yr old and 4 yr old. I think I'd lose one"

"I'm getting gas & some guy sees my OR plates and says "welcome to California!" Aw. How sweet. Who says there's no nice people in la? Not me!"

"Aw. I got my first hater tweet from a Laker fan. How cute. Ah yes basketball season is truly upon us. I forgot the players aren't human."

"Just bc someone has a twitter account doesn't mean u can be rude & classless. It just means you can talk to them. Nicely please."

"Just reached into my purse for my phone and pulled out...popcorn from the last game when my son spilled the whole box in my purse. Haha."

"Love the overweight balding middle aged man behind me yelling at the players to "wake up and stop playing like sh*t, thanksgiving's over" ......"umm you wanna give it a go out there and see how you do fella? ;)"

"At the park w/my babies while big boy's at school. My 2 yr old found another 2 yr old to play with. Their own little language is priceless."

"If the players aren't allowed 2 complain, the refs should @ least do better! He changed his mind on the call & changed it 2 a foul on steve?"

"When they play "everybody clap your hands" I literally can't stop myself from clapping. Anyone else....?"

"It's literally my first time going out in YEARS!! Can you tell I'm tired already?! Time for some red bull!! :)"

"Woooaaaahhh. Welcome to LA. The paparazzi and stuff are no joke out here. I'm currently blind. Goin home to SLEEP! :)"

"I'm missing my hubby and big boys who are all at a bday party right now while I'm home with our fussy baby! Hope they get home soon. :)"

"Why does my power have to go out the night before I go out of town and I need POWER to finish dishes, laundry, vacuum and LiGHT to pack?!"

"I know I'm late on trying "new twitter" but I hate it. Anyone else? ... I see timeline, mentions, retweets, searches, lists.....where the &*@# are my DMs??"

--Mark Medina

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Twitter is the Devil.

Really.

The Board of Directors are actually just a cabal of arch-demons presently laughing maniacally at the fact that so much of humanity is stupid enough to be sucked into Twitter.

Big. Dumb. Stupid. Evil.

(Oh, and did I mention that it's destroying the English language? I didn't? There. Now I did. 140 characters? Give me a fricken break.)

Twitter is for twits.

What do we play for? RINGS!!!

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


GO LAKERS!!!

Staples 24 team, Shaq, Nowitzki, Beasely, Wes Johnson, Ridnour


HOBBITMAGE's team, Mihm, Kwame, Odom, Kobe, Fisher


HOBBIT, there is a reason Kobe (dominant perimeter player with complete game) did not win any rings with Mihm, Kwame and Odom. WHILE KOBE WON 5 rings with SHAQ, BYNUM,GASOL WITH IMPORTANT BIGS, BIGS !!!!

KobeMVP888,

you wrote: The Bulls were an exception to some degree as were the 2004 Pistons EXCEPT that both teams featured bigs who could defend the low post at the pf position (Horace Grant, Rodman, Rasheed Wallace) and who could defend the rim (Cartwright, Longley, Ben Wallace). The Lakers of today are similar with a very long, agile front line. Without all that length in the paint ... and YES that includes Andrew Bynum .. these Lakers would still be seeking a championship. Bill Russell had a career scoring average of only 15.1 ppg, but we all know why his teams won championships. Also, I don't know if you saw my post the other day on the post guard/shooting guard combinations who have won championships over the past two decades, but it has been the shooting guard position that is flooded with All-Stars and future Hall of Famers, not the point guard position.

my response: Your logic is flawed. Allow me to clarify. The Bulls team,
using the exact same offense as this Lakers team, has actually won one more
championship than the Lakers team(s) running this offense. It is flawed to
refer to them as an exception to the rule/norm since they own the majority.
Of course, if you have no desire to be rational/logical than you might as well
call your self Ricky and continue with Pau Gasol is better than Wilt or Kareem.

re: long, agile frontline's. If I have understood this correctly ... most teams in
the NBA have PF's who are b/n 6'10 & 7' tall. Therefore, most teams in the
NBA have long, agile front line's. Which actually makes sense when talking
about professional sports .... So, it can't be *just* the attributes. Instead it
*MUST* be what the players *DO* with their attributes. Which oddly enough
comes back to skill. Which oddly enough segues into defense. Hence the
cliche: Defense wins championships.

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_average_height_for_a_power_forward_and_center_in_basketball

The Lakers of today, are *NOT* similar in terms of emphasis. Horace Grant
& Wallace were known for their outside shooting. Rodman was known for
his defense & rebounding. Wallace was solid defensively.

& NO, that does *NOT* include Bynum. Let me be clear. We got to the
NBA finals w/o Bynum. If we had played a less physical team than the
Boston Celtics we would have won. We were favored to win that championship
without Bynum. If Vlad had been able to guard Pierce we would have won
that championship. I've posted the box score several times. Pierce used
Vlad like a tissue. Which oddly enough supports why he was the NBA Finals
MVP that year not KG & not Perkins who would have been playing against
Pau Gasol.

I am not saying that Bynum is not important to the Lakers. I am not saying
that Bynum's length is not important. I'm saying that we have *NEVER* had
a fully functional Bynum in the NBA finals and we've been there 3 times in
a row. We *HAVE* had a fully functional Bryant [ superstar guard with
a complete game ] & a fully functional Gasol [ who played good defense
against DH & KG ] & a fully function LO all 3 times.

w/ regard to All-Stars, HOF players & pg's vs. sg's. Stop smoking crack.

http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/k/kiddja01.html

Magic Johnson, Jason Kidd, Gary Payton, John Stockton, Steve Nash,
Chris Paul, blah, blah, blah ...

Your data set is skewed by MJ & Kobe Bryant united with Phil Jackson &
the triangle offense.

re: Bill Russell and his scoring avg. If anything you've just made my point.
The cliche is: Defense wins championships. The teams which have won
multiple championships have all had defensive prowess. This has been
made abundantly clear through history, coaches & players.

Game day - reporting in.

I was hoping for a real Laker-centric article to post rather that something about Blake's wife's tweets.
But oh well.

LakerLass - love the comment. That was so great and spot on.

Lew - agree with you you.

Justa - very funny.

Somebody said something about hyping AB's return. I think we are all too exhausted surmising when it will actually happen. At this point, I won't believe it until I actually see AB on the court playing. Then I'll start psycho-babbling.

Want a W in the Windy City tonight - please!

Cheers all - PLG

Hobbit,


Pippen and Jordan is ONE OF A KIND! An exception to the rule. Both were complete players, both were tough minded players, both were dominant. Both were SUPERSTARS.


Other than this two , there are no other two perimeter players that won without a big. You give Kobe and Lebron in their primes and maybe they can do it. So the Pippen Jordan tandem is magically put. Like you will never see Kobe and Lebron playing together harmoniously for a decade.

hobbitmage

My logic isn't flawed at all. First of all, I was discussing the common traits of the LAKERS' championships: great big men and a superstar guard who can score, involve his teammates, make them better and close games. That's all. Then, of course, you twisted it (how shocking!) Calling Horace Grant an "outside shooter" and refusing to acknowledge that both he and Rasheed Wallace were superior post defenders discredits all of your garbage.

Please quit trying to re-write basketball history. Never mind that your thinking defies logic, you appear not to even know what logic is.

I tried to discuss something rational with you, but then there you go again with your self-serving crazy BS. Yeesh.

Staples24,

Your logic is broken. Allow me to clarify:

Obviously Jordan is not one of a kind if Kobe is being compared to him
regardless of if you say Jordan is better. Stats, history, championships, players
& coaches all agree that they're similar.

re: the importance of Bigs. If I look up obtuse in the dictionary, I'm certain
I'm going to see your profile. The average basketball player is 6" to a foot
taller than the average person is North America. On just about every
winning team, you'll find someone who's 6"10+ just like on every
losing team you'll find someone who's 6"10+. Example: Chris Mihm. KG.
Rasheed Wallace. Dwight Howard. etc. etc. etc.

Therefore, it can *NOT* be just size that guarantees victory. It *MUST* be
how they play. Which oddly enough comes back to that cliche: Defense wins
championships. Look, I don't care if you don't believe the adage. However,
*you* need to go have this conversation with Phil Jackson. *HE* doesn't
agree with you. He has won championships without a dominant big (Bulls),
with a dominant C (Shaq), with a busted C (Bynum) & a skilled PF (Gasol)
& an outside shooting PF (Grant). Since we're talking about the same offense
that has won 11 out of 13 attempts ... I'm thinking he knows more about
what it takes to win than your simple cliches.

Hobbit,


"Of course, if you have no desire to be rational/logical than you might as well
call your self Ricky and continue with Pau Gasol is better than Wilt or Kareem."


You are wrong again! Allow me to clarify. Gasol is not better than Kareem or Wilt, yes! BUT, BYNUM AND GASOL, together TWO dominant seven foot 1 a BYNUM strong, long and back to the basket TRUE CENTER, tandem with Gasol best SKILLED BIG man in the NBA today, very effective because of versatilty, length and finesse..... TOGETHER as a tandem with Lamar Odom all three BIGS are better than one Kareem,Green, Rambis...


So do not ever say Kobe does not have a KAREEM level (best big man ever), because a SUM of it parts is better than one.

Staples24,

What about the 2004 Pistons?
The Lakers had a dominant big in Shaq, the best wing man in Kobe.
The Pistons didn't have any dominant big guy.

I think hobbitmage's definition wins.
So far.
=========================


The common thread has been a defensive minded coach, a superstar guard
with a complete game, defense at the SF position & clutch shooting by role
players.

Posted by: hobbitmage | December 10, 2010 at 05:59 AM

Oh brother...here we go again...

I say six...you say half a dozen...your wrong...and your theory is flawed...for when you say half a dozen...you are saying you are halfway there...when I say six...I have reached my destination...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9u3c65LHIY

Stop twisting my words...I never said that..

my response:

Quote from Riley...."We need six more games to win"
LA Times June 1, 2000

You see Riley doesn't say "We need to win half a dozen more games"
So as you can see, I back up my statements...when all yours are conjectures...

Blah blah blah...same ole...same ole

HOBBIT,


" Let me be clear. We got to the
NBA finals w/o Bynum. If we had played a less physical team than the
Boston Celtics we would have won"


IF, IF, IF, when are you going to learn. IF does not win championships. The reality is Lakers loss without Bynum, A BIG WHO IS PHYSICAL FORCE. Don't we?


THE REALITY is with BYNUM, who ever the LAKERS faced in the Finals, the Lakers can win. NOT LIKE YOU HOBBIT, you want to choose a LESSER team in the Finals SO EVEN WITHOUT BYNUM LAKERS CAN WIN. Yo scared of the Boston Celticsm Hobbit, call BYNUM maybe he will help you, IF you are NICE TO HIM... Hahaha!

HOBBIT,


"LET ME BE CLEAR. WE GOT TO THE FINALS WITHOUT BYNUM. If, IF, IF, IF, IF, IF we had played a less physical team than the Boston Celtics we would have won. We were favored to win that championshipwithout Bynum. If, IF< IF

"I am not saying that Bynum is not important to the Lakers."


HELLO HOBBIT?!, do not retract your I want to be clear sentenced, it is very CLEAR waht you said. Winning a chamionship Without Bynum, MAKES BYNUM NOT IMPORTANT....


With Bynumin 2008 Pierce would hesitate to drive to the basket, Rondo, Allen, everybody who made lay up, would have been ALTERED, BLOCK, or change their MIND to go in the PAINT WITH BYNUM in the paint, DON"T YOU GET IT?

KobeMVP888,

you wrote: My logic isn't flawed at all. First of all, I was discussing the common traits of the LAKERS' championships: great big men and a superstar guard who can score, involve his teammates, make them better and close games. That's all. Then, of course, you twisted it (how shocking!) Calling Horace Grant an "outside shooter" and refusing to acknowledge that both he and Rasheed Wallace were superior post defenders discredits all of your garbage.

my response: So let's clarify some things here ...

It is my understanding that you were talking about championship teams
who run the Triangle Offense. If you're not than your logic is busted because
Magic was a PG not a SG. If you are going to adequately discuss what is
needed to win a championship you need to compare like to like. It serves no
purpose to compare a championship volleyball team to a championship swim
team. They're too different.

Therefore, let's compare like to like:

What are the things that we have in common for discussion?

Coaches and philosphies: Phil Jackson coached bulls & Lakers 11 out of 13 wins.

SG's with complete games: MJ & Kobe Bryant.

SF's with a defensive bent: Pippen, Ariza & Artest.

re: Rasheed Wallace being an outside shooter.

http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/w/wallara01.html

has him shooting .337% lifetime

comparison to Shaq:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/o/onealsh01.html

has him shooting .045%

re: Horace Grant
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/512299-nba-history-top-10-los-angeles-lakers-short-timers-contributing-to-title-teams

snippet:
Easily recognized by his trademark wrap-around protective goggles, Grant was very important to the team, as he provided a steady outside shot and savvy veteran defense to go up against a Western Conference full of top power forwards—Tim Duncan, Chris Webber, Dirk Nowitzki, Kevin Garnett, Antawn Jamison, Rasheed Wallace and Karl Malone.

And for the record, I never denied that they were low post defenders.
That thread of the discussion was about dominant bigs. The point that I made
was the Phil Jackson has won with dominant bigs & without dominant bigs
in the triangle offense which the lakers are currently running. Therefore,
dominant bigs are not the criteria by which championships are won because
I can give example of championships which did not have them. I can not
give you an example of a Triangle Offense running championship team which
did NOT have an uber-shooting guard.

And in fact, if you had bothered to pay attention to anything I've said over
the course of the LAST THREE YEARS I have consistently preached that
defense wins championships and I have consistently pointed to the defensive
problems which have manifested in our losses. I have consistently said that
I want Bynum to focus more on defense.

I also gave my definition of dominant which you have not. Do you have one
or are you just a posting cliche?

LEWSTRS,

That was really funny, thanks for the clarity.

Hobbit,


"Your logic is broken. Allow me to clarify:"


Atleast mine is only broken, little pieces here and ther it will be alright. YORS on the other hand is not just broken, your logic IS SO TWISTED, you keep inventing things and then you KEEP changing it, that you never had anything running, so yeah yours is not broken, JUST NEVER GOT IT TOGETHER.


THE SOONER youaccept BYNUM as important to LAKERS CHAMPIONSHIP, then you're logic will start running, then you can build something, break it, and fix it. SO IN OTHER WORDS YOU ARE STILL VERY FAR BEHIND WITH YOUR LOGIC.

"Obviously Jordan is not one of a kind if Kobe is being compared to him
regardless of if you say Jordan is better."


I SAID THE TANDEM OF PIPPEN AND JORDAN is one of a kind! NOT Jordan alone, Do you REALLY have to change what I said, to satisfy your thinking and make arguements that is based on false accusations. YOU ARE TWISTED.


You need to have your mind fixed beacuse it is broken! Either that or you are just plain l-ar or d-mb.

I'd like to see a thread entitled "Worst Spelled Tweets By Devin Ebanks."

What do we play for? RINGS!!!

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

GO LAKERS!!!!

Hobbitmage,


"Therefore, it can *NOT* be just size that guarantees victory. It *MUST* be
how they play. Which oddly enough comes back to that cliche: Defense wins
championships. "


So what is it that you do not understand that BYNUM PROVIDES THE DEFENSE IN THE PAINT? How many times Phil Jackson said that? Why can't you get it? Why do you keep saying Bynum by the Lakers? What is your beef with Drew?

ART,


"What about the 2004 Pistons?
The Lakers had a dominant big in Shaq, the best wing man in Kobe.
The Pistons didn't have any dominant big guy"


Your arguemnet is false just like Hobbit's. Lakers loss in 2004 because Kobe and Shaq can not get along. LAKERS WAS EXPLODING INSIDE with TEAM CHEMISTRY. WHILE PISTONS where ONE HELL OF A UNIT. 2004 was nothing to do with SIZE OR PERIMETER PLAYERS, just plain FEUDING SUPERSTARS IN THE LAKERS LOCKER ROOM.


IF SHAQ and KOBE were best of friends they would have won 8 straight NBA RINGS, regardless of whom they play. BEACUSE they were DOMINANT INSIDE (Shaq) and PERIMETER (kobe).


REMEBER< LAKER WERE FAVORED TO WIN in 2004 FINALS.
Lakers with Shaq and Kobe could have easily swept that Pistoms teams.


Your arguemnet is false just like Hobbit's. Lakers loss in 2004 because Kobe and Shaq can not get along. LAKERS WAS EXPLODING INSIDE with TEAM CHEMISTRY. WHILE PISTONS where ONE HELL OF A UNIT. 2004 was nothing to do with SIZE OR PERIMETER PLAYERS, just plain FEUDING SUPERSTARS IN THE LAKERS LOCKER ROOM.


IF SHAQ and KOBE were best of friends they would have won 8 straight NBA RINGS, regardless of whom they play. BEACUSE they were DOMINANT INSIDE (Shaq) and PERIMETER (kobe).
Posted by: Staples 24 |
===============

Staples,

You are claiming my argument is false?
Really?

Look, the FACTS are the Pistons won, the Lakers with Kobe and Shaq lost.

Woulda, shoulda, coulda...

The Lakers won the previous year and Kobe and Shaq were not friends.

To say the Lakers would have won 8 straight championships if only Kobe and Shaq were pals is opinion with no basis of fact or even reality.

Good afternoon, Lakers faithful.

Just got caught up on the scores and scores of comments from earlier today. I see the roll calls have been made, the disagreements hashed out and everyone is champing at the bit for the biggest game of this road trip.

I'm heading into the office and will get a post up before game time, ala Mark Medina's five things to watch, after I arrive downtown. I'll also be setting up the live game chat.

Catch you all later.

Lakerholics,

New post is up: Five things to watch tonight.

Game chat will be up and running about 15 minutes before 5 p.m. (Pacific) game time.

Enjoy!

 
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