Before we get to Tuesday night’s action, a quick note: This NBA recap column will (hopefully) be a recurring thing. It won’t run every day, and most certainly not weekends (I like having some semblance of a life), but I’m shooting for three days a week, or whenever I see fit. Also, it won’t address
Henry Abbott set the NBA world ablaze recently with a scathing ESPN feature on Kobe Bryant, in which various league personnel — agents, executives — weighed in on his reputation: “Peek behind the banners,” says one longtime NBA agent, “and it’s rotten.” “Kobe is like the big rock in their front yard,” says an agent
Nick Young, aka Swaggy P, doesn’t have much to do these days while he recovers from a broken hand, so he recently hopped aboard a Hollywood Starline bus and played tour guide for tourists taking in the, um, “sights”, of Sunset Boulevard. Look, Ma, it’s a Guitar Center! And, that place where John Belushi died!
During Sunday’s preseason game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors, Kobe Bryant was his usual pathologically competitive self as he hounded Steph Curry as he tried to dribble up the court as if it were the last possession of an NBA Finals game. Steph Curry, being Steph Curry, slightly faltered past
Ronnie Price loses the basketball. Andre Iguodala gets the ball and starts moving up the court. So, Ronnie Price throws his shoe at Iguodala. Anyone else excited for the Lakers’ season? [cjzero] [content_block id=134239]
Lakers small forward Nick Young was apparently expecting more love from ESPN following arguably the best season of his 7-year NBA career. The former Wizards, Clippers and Sixers player posted a career-high 17.9 points per game during his first season in a Los Angeles uniform, but ESPN still believes there are 149 guys better than