Bobcats and All-Star Thoughts

First of all, that recent loss against the Bobcats does not count – we expected the Lakers to lose that game. Charlotte is Los Angeles’ kryptonite. I wouldn’t read much into any of the Bobcat games against the Lakers. (Unless they meet in the finals!)

It must be a matchup thing. The Bobcats are athletic before, with Emeka Okafor and Gerald Wallace. The addition of Boris Diaw and Raja Bell even makes them more athletic. Yes, even though Bell has lost a step of two.

I’ve seen Andrew Bynum’s flagrant foul on Gerald Wallace. I don’t think it was intentional. It was a hard foul but without the intention of hurting. I guess Bynum just doesn’t know how he his strength has improved dramatically. Read More

Shaq disses Kobe… again.

I’m supposed to be “on vacation” but I can’t resist commenting on Shaq stupid behavior.

“You know how I be. Last week Kobe couldn’t do without me.”
“I’m a horse. Kobe ratted me out. That’s why I’m getting divorced. He said Shaq gave a mil. I don’t do that ’cause my name’s Shaquille.”

That’s an excerpt of Shaq’s freestyle rap at a New York nightclub.

Then, he says to ESPN, “It was all done in fun. Nothing serious whatsoever . . . I’m totally cool with Kobe. No issue at all.”