By now you know I’ve gotta at least blog once per season about the Los Angeles Lakers. So here it is. Our season came to an end last night. Sigh. We were beaten by a younger team, but I’m not sure about a more talented team. The OKC Thunder played with more desire, that’s for sure. This seems to be a running theme in our … Continue reading Show Bynum the Purple & Gold Door
A not-so-glossy FACT: Los Angeles is the homeless capital of the country. Over 51,000 people are homeless in our fair city. Join United Way, Kobe Bryant (!!) & thousands of locals for HomeWalk 2011… HomeWalk is United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ annual 5K Run/Walk to End Homelessness! Each year thousands join together to do their part by fundraising and spreading the word that homelessness is a solvable … Continue reading HomeWalk 2011
Dear L.A., There’s a lot I’m willing to defend about our fair city… On any day of the week, I’ll argue that yes we DO have culture here (it’s just more understated)… Plenty of us still eat carbs and have zero interest in having our days documented via VH1… NOT everyone is in the biz or cares about last night’s numbers… AND WE DO WALK HERE! … Continue reading Note to Lakers Fans.
Like a perfect Hollywood script, the Los Angeles Lakers fought to pull it out in the fourth tonight. Our LAKERS are the NBA Champions once again! And by default, we are champions, too.
We are the fans. We don’t even make contact with the ball and yet somehow we feel we’ve got some influence over the game. Their wins are ours to celebrate; their losses are ours to mourn.
And to anyone who says Los Angeles’ fans are fair-weather, you clearly were not at tonight’s game.
(It’s fair to say that L.A. effs up every celebration with idiotic violence & vandalism though. Honestly, what is wrong with us???)