Lots to Be Concerned about for Lakers and Lin fans, But for Now, Take a Deep Breath

It’s pretty depressing to be a Lakers and Lin fan at the moment. Two games in and things look very ugly. Nothing is working and the lists of concerns go on and on. Among my many concerns, here are just  Continue reading Lots to Be Concerned about for Lakers and Lin fans, But for Now, Take a Deep Breath

Rockets Devastate Lakers: Worst. Game. Ever.

I can’t imagine the amount of devastation Randle must be feeling right now. You wait your whole life for your first NBA game and it looks as if he may be out for the entire season due to a fractured Continue reading Rockets Devastate Lakers: Worst. Game. Ever.

Is Coach Scott Playing Mind Games to Benefit BOTH Lin and Price?

I had a productive discussion with @robinlundberg, who I sincerely think is one of the most perceptive sports media people out there, and it got me thinking of an alternative interpretation to Coach Scott’s odd behavior/statements regarding Lin/Price. In my Continue reading Is Coach Scott Playing Mind Games to Benefit BOTH Lin and Price?

Is Coach Scott Actually Conflicted about Whether or Not Lin or Price Gives Him Best Chance to Win? IF So THAT is Disturbing!

So when I wrote this article, I was still not sure where Scott stands on Lin, but after reading a recent ESPN LA article, I’m more and more convinced that Scott has been brainwashed by McHale, because he does appear Continue reading Is Coach Scott Actually Conflicted about Whether or Not Lin or Price Gives Him Best Chance to Win? IF So THAT is Disturbing!

A Thought Experiment to Wake People Up to Why the Argument for Jeremy Lin being Needed with 2nd Unit is Disturbing

I don’t think I was able to really drive home the point of why this whole discussion of Lin being needed with the 2nd unit is so disturbing in my previous article. So I will attempt to give just a Continue reading A Thought Experiment to Wake People Up to Why the Argument for Jeremy Lin being Needed with 2nd Unit is Disturbing

Any Argument for Why Lin is More Needed with Second Unit is Misguided and Disturbing

So, I keep hearing the same seemingly logical reasoning about how Lin is so needed with the second unit and why it makes sense to not start Lin. This line of reasoning sounds sensible on its surface, so many well-meaning Continue reading Any Argument for Why Lin is More Needed with Second Unit is Misguided and Disturbing

Does Coach Byron Scott Need to Get His Head Examined by Gary Vitti? Cause He Be Talkin’ All Sorts of Crazy (about Lin/Price)!

I’m sure you’ve all heard Scott’s post game interview in which he mentioned that he played Lin in the fourth quarter to give Lin 20 minutes and to give Ronnie some rest. Now I don’t know what’s really on Scott’s Continue reading Does Coach Byron Scott Need to Get His Head Examined by Gary Vitti? Cause He Be Talkin’ All Sorts of Crazy (about Lin/Price)!

Linsanity and The Black Mamba owned the Second Half In an Exciting Preseason Game vs. Suns

What a return by Jeremy Lin! He not only brought a little Linsanity in the fourth quarter, he displayed excellent passing, court vision and defense throughout the game. Also, Lin’s chemistry with Davis continues. He had at least three assists Continue reading Linsanity and The Black Mamba owned the Second Half In an Exciting Preseason Game vs. Suns

Energetic, Gritty Second Half Helps Lakers Save Dignity in Comeback Win Rematch Against the Jazz in Preseason

Glad I watched the second half of this game. I didn’t turn the game on until late in the first half, when things weren’t looking so good. Then everything changed in the second half and this Lakers team looked more Continue reading Energetic, Gritty Second Half Helps Lakers Save Dignity in Comeback Win Rematch Against the Jazz in Preseason

Coach Scott’s De-Emphasis of 3-Point is Being Blown Out of Proportion by the Media

There’s been a lot of outrage by fans about Scott’s de-emphasis of the 3-point shot, so I thought I would give my take. My general stance about coaching is that you put together a scheme that allows you to maximize Continue reading Coach Scott’s De-Emphasis of 3-Point is Being Blown Out of Proportion by the Media