Where’s Kobe Bryant? Today is the last day for Bryant to terminate his contract and become an unrestricted free agent, but the Lakers haven’t received notice from the NBA Finals MVP.
Archive for June, 2009
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is the 2009 NBA Finals MVP. One of the things he always told me was, Don’t be afraid to be different.
Much to the delight of some high-powered onlookers, Lakers great Kobe Bryant confronted Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at the start of last week’s jam-packed Lakers victory parade and added a whole new dimension to the day’s festivities.
Was just looking up some numbers for Kobe: 2000-2001 Season Average’s: 28.5 points, 5.9 rebounds and 5.0 assists in 40.9 minutes 2001-2002 Season Average’s: 25.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists in 38.3 minutes 2002-2003 Season Average’s: 30.0 points, 6.9 rebounds and 5.9 assists in 41.5 minutes 2003-2004 Season Average’s: 24.0 points, 5.5 …
On June 14, 2009, the Los Angelos Lakers defeated the Orlando Magic 99 - 86. With this win, the Lakers gained their 15th title in franchise history.
Long time no write, so after taking a lil’ Lakers break, and waiting for something earth-shattering to get the keyboard moving again, what better than the man everyone seems to have some comment on, Michael Jackson; o ur longtime neighbor from Encino, Santa Maria, and Holmby Hills, and who amongst us knew where Holmby Hills was before Thursday?A …
Of course, things change. They can change pretty quickly. When last season tipped off, and right on through Christmas, an NBA Finals featuring the Celtics and Lakers seemed inevitable.
To start, let’s take a look at an intriguing rumor that has been persistently floating around in cyberspace: That, within the next month, Mike Krzyzewski will take over as Lakers coach once Phil Jackson announces his retirement.
Wave columnist Betty Pleasant writes there was a dust-up at the Lakers victory parade when star Kobe Bryant refused to ride with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
The last time Mr. Bryant opened his mouth on how to improve the Lakers, “All Hell broke loose,” right? The media became so focused on Kobe and his Lakers complaints, that we hardly knew the playoffs were happening… Is Kobe Trying to play General Manager again? by John ‘Fatty’-Fatland [HUMOR] 151 reads Humor The last time Mr.
Even though Shaquille O’Neal’s name should only be mentioned in the same sentence as the words “overrated” and “overweight,” it got plenty of play during the NBA Finals with both of his old teams squaring off and Kobe Bryant winning his first title without the “Big Lazy.” Not to rain on anyone’s parade, but, that was quite possibly one of the worst …
All’s well that ends well … Patrick Mills was pick No.55. Photo: David Tease Will Swanton NEW YORK CITY.
Read this. It answers all sorts of questions. All the individuals to be discussed below are, relative to you and me , rich.
It’s a wrap on the 2009 NBA Finals Jersey Auction. The second of two NBA Finals auctions wrapped up Thursday with game-worn jerseys from Game 3 sold online by the league.
Johnson, NASCAR’s 3-time defending champion, is nominated against: Kobe Bryant, who led the Los Angeles Lakers to their first title in seven years — and won his first without Shaquille O’Neal. LeBron James, who led the Cleveland Cavaliers to the NBA’s best regular season record .