1. Thursday, April 17, 2003

    hi. it’s playoff time 

    be prepared for massive laker coverage.

    since the lakers are going to go back-to-back-to-back-to-back i figured that all you good people would like to know what its like to live in a championship city, pretty much at ground zero.

    last night when chris and i were doing my laundry both of the televisions were set to the laker+warrior game. one of the beautiful things about sport is it transcends culture, language, status and economics.

    there we were folding my cubs shirts and you could hear all these people in all their little accents clapping and cheering and talking to the tv.

    kobe, no more mistakes-uh.

    im no good at accents.

    laker all the way.

    sacramento dont have skill to beat shaq kobe and laker, my friend.

    the owner of the laundrymat was sitting on an unused washer and pulled up a chair for an older man who appeared to be from ethiopia. several latin gentlemen folding their soccer shirts clapped when someone made a special play.

    chris, because shes the greatest, cheered along.

    shes a hot babe with curves who will girlwatch with you and watch every second of a basketball game with you as you wash your clothes. how does it get any better than that?

    my only fear for the defending champs was Dallas. but now that michael finley is hurt they only have to worry about dirk, nick van smack, and steve nash. however if they want to hack-a-shaq theyve got some pretty big guys in the 7’6″ shawn bradley and the 7″ raef la frenz.

    to be honest, i have no idea how the Lakers have made it this far with really just two players.

    so you really have to give a lot of credit to the coach.

    and, of course, the laker girls.

    beck + spybabe