Posts Tagged ‘Kobe Bryant’

Whats Doin: Into the mind of Kobe Bryant

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * The San Antonio Spurs officially announce the signing of Aron Baynes. * Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski speaks to a very candid Kobe Bryant after their loss to Chicago. According to Kobe, to fix this thing he’s just got to “find a way to […]

Whats Doin: Ish Smith?

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Dirk Nowitzki plays cat and mouse with a Kings security guard. * An interesting article on Aron Baynes. * Some awesome dunks over the past week: Ish Smith (!!), Jeff Green, Taj Gibson, J.J. Hickson and J.R. Smith. * More from Ish Smith […]

Identity politics in the Staples Center

I haven’t been writing much this season. While I’d like to claim that’s because I haven’t had downtime from my glamourous life as a secret agent/astronaut/millionaire, the truth is that I’m just too povo to afford League Pass so I can hardly watch games. ESPN’s spotty coverage doesn’t help. With that said, in the past […]

Whats Doin: Jivin’ with Jimmer

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Here’s a tip – don’t EVER challenge Jimmer Fredette to a dance-off, cause you won’t win. Another one on his wedding night. * This is great – Steve Nash wipes his armpits on a towel, hands it to MWP, who then wipes his […]

Dwight’s death wish?

After the Lakers’ 107-102 loss to the Clippers, Dwight Howard had this to say when comparing the two teams: “They just play together. They share the ball.” Ouch! He obviously didn’t get the memo – thou shalt not criticize Kobe Bryant. (Look, I know Kobe has played some brilliant ball this season but he’s also […]

What Kobe got for Christmas VI: A little help from his friends

Usually the Christmas Day game featuring the Lakers is a battle of two contenders trying to prove their championship mettle. A preview of things possibly to come in June. At least that’s the way it’s been the last few years watching LA against the Bulls, Heat, Cavs and Celtics. But this year was very different. […]

Part 1 – “When Steve comes back….”

Kobe Bryant will still be doing this:

Thoughts on the Knicks, Heat and Lakers

Yes it’s me. I’m still posting, albeit it not as much as I used to. I told JT you can count me in for maybe one post per month, and of course the Playoff Diary. But this season is so damn intriguing I don’t know if I can wait a month between posts. So much […]

Whats Doin: The power of the death stare

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * The Warriors would be wise to play it safe with Andrew Bogut. * Did you see Kobe Bryant’s death stare at Mike Brown in their loss to Utah? Brown was sacked the next day. Coincidence? I think not. * The Lakers need a […]

Lakers hire D’Antoni

Question: What do the Lakers need? Kobe Bryant: someone to “get the [expletive] out of the way”. (November 11, 2012) What Kobe wants, Kobe gets.