Skip to content

Lakers Coast Against Minnesota

2010 March 20

Heading in polar opposites, the Minnesota Timberwolves were no match for the Los Angeles Lakers, falling 104-96 at Staples Center. The over-achieving, undermanned and lottery-bound T-Wolves, led by fan favorite and former Lakers Assistant Coach, Kurt Rambis, held a decisive advantage most teams don’t get to entertain when facing the defending champs… Based on Rambis’ number of years with the Lakers organization and being a key member of Phil Jackson’s staff, he had inside knowledge of most play calls, time-out maneuvering, and player tendencies. But having this knowledge and having the personnel to carry out the task are two different matters entirely. The last time these two teams met was in early December when the Lakers treaded lightly on their friend and won handedly 104-92, and tonight was no different.

Kobe Bryant (22 points, 13 assists, 4 rebounds, 4 steals) found open teammates early as the Wolves double-teamed him from the get-go. Pau Gasol (17 points, 14 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, 1 blocked shot) kept high-scoring Al Jefferson (14 points, 9 rebounds, 3 blocked shots, 1 steal) mostly under wraps, making it difficult for him to find open looks. Lamar Odom (18 points, 4 rebounds) and Jordan Farmar (12 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals) powered the Lakers bench, carrying them to a 42-36 advantage. Minnesota was led by Jonny Flynn (20 points, 6 assists, 2 rebounds) and Kevin Love (19 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists) off the bench. The contest was a pretty sloppy affair with the T-Wolves committing 19 turnovers and the Lakers coughing up the ball 15 times. Minnesota shot the ball well (42-91 for 46.2%) compared to the Lakers (34-82 for 41.5%) but the difference was at the free throw line where the Lakers amassed a 29-35 to 8-11 advantage.

The Lakers raced out to a commanding 31-20 lead after the first quarter and coasted from there. The Wolves would actually outscore the Lakers the rest of the game 76-73, but the Lakers had enough in the tank to secure their 51st win of the season. Minnesota fell to 14-56 with Summer vacation coming up right around the corner. Darko Milicic (16 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal, 1 blocked shot) was putting together a decent game until late in the third quarter when he went down with an apparent back spasm, slightly induced by a well placed, Ron Artest (10 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 assist) forearm shimmy. But the Lakers didn’t get out of the contest unscathed either. Andrew Bynum (11 points,5 rebounds, 1 assist in 20 minutes) came up lame early in the second half with a strained left achilles tendon. Kobe commented, “I saw him after the game and he wasn’t limping too much, so hopefully it’s not that serious and he won’t miss any time. But we need his rebounding and his defense. We throw the ball into him a lot, and he gets easy buckets for us with his size.”

dEDGE Post Scriptum

Fortunate enough to get tickets to the game, I took my youngest daughter (7 yrs. old) to her first Lakers game tonight. She was all decked out in purple and gold, sporting her old school Magic Johnson t-shirt, Laker beads and waving a freshly purchased foam finger. She appeared mesmerized by the size of it all, from the players to the volume and to Staples Center in general. Her bright eyes were busy darting from corner to corner, taking it all in and loving each moment. She asked why there weren’t any commercials during the time-outs and why the Lakers band had such crummy seats. She enjoyed watching the fans dance on the big screen and yelled her approval when we were rewarded with our free tacos. By the time we were back on the road heading for home, she was fast asleep, exhausted from her brand new adventure. All week she had boasted to her friends that she was going to a Laker game. She mentioned that she might see a star or two, perhaps maybe even a Jonas Brothers or even Beyonce. But alas, she had to settle for Tom Cruise, an Olympic bob-sledder and good ol’ Jack. As she opened her blurry eyes as we pulled into our driveway, she asked that “next time” we take a limo so that she could poke her head out of the sunroof and wave to all her newfound Laker friends.

4 Responses
  1. drDunknstein permalink
    March 20, 2010

    Smart kid…
    Q: Ron Artest bobblehead or foam finger?
    A: Foam finger.

  2. mrGuru32 permalink
    March 20, 2010

    Sounds like your daughter is a true Lakers fan! I bet she was also wondering why the Staples Center store had so much junk (aka Clippers) merchandise?

  3. Lake Show permalink
    March 20, 2010

    A foam finger!?! That’s it!?! No t-shirt, no pennant, no bobble head?

    • steveodesignedge permalink*
      March 20, 2010

      Give me a break, a family of four with dinner at the Staples Center restaurant costs a small fortune. And there were only Ron Artest bobbleheads, she wanted a Kobe.

Comments are closed.

  • job interview sex video
  • naked czech girls
  • punk rock girls pics
  • ass pics olympics
  • ukrainian girls
  • young teens fucks sister
  • free interracail teen sex pics
  • unshaved asian pussy
  • fuck tied pussy and ass womens
  • dowloadable nude girl videos
  • white girl black guy creampie
  • japanese blowjob videos
  • Sex in hot
  • free xxxl naked sex
  • seattle cops hits black girl
  • head bobbing amateur free video women
  • black eye peas pictures
  • comic sex gallery
  • sex webcam i app
  • blonde teen blowjobs free tube sites
  • jacks biggest dick in
  • young girls sucking womans tits
  • kayla interracial teen facial
  • free sleep fuck movie tube
  • black girl rough
  • Sexy girls of bleach
  • she made him lick her pussy
  • free tube amateur
  • smacking a girls ass
  • biggest and sexiest breasts
  • vaseline used for anal sex
  • lesbian with puffy nipples
  • Huge tits gif
  • pictures fully naked women
  • lesbian sex videos
  • sarah louise young xxx
  • girl caught sex outdoors masturbating
  • beach topless videos
  • tranny shemale free pics thumbs
  • movie girls just wanna have fun
  • sexy natural girls black sexy
  • drunk club sex free videos
  • the hottest blonde teens getting xxx
  • black and white teen sensual photography
  • young teen shower sex
  • chicks on film lesbian videos
  • sex stories erotic
  • men nervous around big tits videos
  • abused girls next door
  • girls making out sex stories
  • Movies with masturbation
  • asian train
  • donkey daily videos
  • young girls an older women
  • xxx asian molest
  • reality wife movies
  • free classy big tits movies
  • mom rides young virgin cock
  • mature sluts movies
  • lyrics pussy brazilian girls
  • Best shaved pussy
  • star channone gallerys
  • Nude american girl
  • mature and boys videos
  • young teens diet plans
  • mature nice tits videos
  • woman man sex pics
  • women blondes facesitting amateur trailers galleries
  • girls havin hardcore sex
  • vintage hardcore graphy
  • free online videos redtube
  • independent asian japanese escorts
  • black shemales fuck women
  • girls love boobs too
  • free chicks with dick
  • my wife is a lesbian video
  • cream in pussy
  • black ass hoes gang bang
  • young pussy and small tits
  • Naked cyber girls
  • oral sex blood on face
  • ebony cumshot
  • asian mature handjob
  • Naked outdoors video
  • girl naked pics self
  • indian movie galleries
  • free teen videos nicole wood
  • horny mature sex stories
  • mile school girls sex
  • free pics of girls fucking s
  • hot girls kissing sex
  • jamaican women oral sex
  • japanese sex free mpeg
  • girls fucking svideos
  • slut shemale strokes hard cock video
  • cher sexy tits
  • asian cowgirl reverse positions wikipedia
  • ebony nasty girls
  • cabrel petite marie
  • parent directory shaved pussy
  • extreme boobs movies
  • playmates naked pool prank video
  • young teen bbs top
  • caught daughter oral sex with
  • blonde climbing up laer
  • mommy fuck chubby boob video movie
  • Sexy naked mujra
  • cock in a pussy
  • canada wife video
  • free short movies
  • free things for young teens
  • Teen sandra micro bikini
  • Nude pics of jlo
  • long sleeved petite tees
  • black canary pics
  • black and white ebony
  • Huge growing breasts
  • loion chambre dhote petite annonce gratuite
  • horny russian housewife taking black cock
  • what movies were ann hathaway naked
  • grece sex movie
  • hot young drunk sex
  • having sex free videos
  • hardcore bareback oragies movie
  • amateur videos funny
  • black hardcore ga
  • Huge ghetto asses
  • my wife stranger in video booth
  • Teen clothes international shipping
  • watch pussy take penis
  • Sexy sex xxx
  • local sex webcams anchorage
  • hardcore nun
  • mature milf pussy pics
  • free video ball gag
  • elestic girl
  • videos films wife sex slave
  • asian anal free movies pics
  • comedy video merry christmas bitch
  • mature lesbian blackmail
  • free ebony group xxx
  • free gallery mature japanese
  • pictures of flat or inverted nipples
  • hardcore tiny pussy lips
  • site of naked woman
  • sexy maria sharpovas ass
  • Katrina sex video scandal
  • Katrina nude sex
  • pussy forced anal
  • pictures of beyonce butt
  • Nude girls dancing video
  • sexy arab ass
  • xxx fuck woman
  • lesbian blonde videos
  • young girl in car blowjob
  • cherokee d ass videos
  • free hot girlfirend fuck video stream
  • string bikini girl
  • black red asian oriental world market
  • melody pussy dolls
  • naked art girl
  • natural topless girls
  • amateur video post
  • brando petite dui
  • youngest homemade tight pussy
  • fee video
  • grosse et laide mature sexe
  • adult pakistani sex video
  • Teens sex videos free
  • naked girl galleries from effingham il
  • anime hentai pics
  • japanese female news reporter having sex
  • busty teen blonde hardcore
  • divx lesbian sex
  • teen sex babes
  • suck cock for crack vids
  • video sex trailor
  • Sucking on huge tits
  • anetta keys hardcore movies
  • naked sexy free download
  • phat black booty and pussy pics
  • indian juicy ass pictures
  • fresh young teen amateur
  • girl toons
  • free fuck the preachers wife
  • sex aunt vids
  • big black ass jizz
  • hairy see thru lingerie pussy
  • bleach blonde anal
  • bridget girls next door naked video
  • teeny tit girls
  • anal pounding movie
  • multiple girl blowjob
  • woman girl sling sex fuck
  • free online oral sex movies
  • very young girls in nylons
  • sexy naked images of girls
  • Sex in american movies
  • drunk sex massage video
  • very young stars
  • sleeping beauty sex stories
  • Large sexy breasts
  • girls beaver licking videos
  • hot lesbians ass
  • chinese girl singer olympics
  • mexician whore shows pussy
  • My brother masturbating
  • Sexy nudist girl