Lakers vs. Celtics Game 5: What Los Angeles Did Wrong Last Night

June 14th, 2010 by John Carter Leave a reply »
What's the use of a talented team, if only one player will take the challenge?


That was not the Los Angeles Lakers that had the hunger to win it all that I had seen in the beginning of the series. Game Five was basically the whole Boston team against the lone Kobe Bryant.

I thought I saw Gasol and Odom smokin' outside my house while I was watching the game.

Before I begin, a word for the Boston crowd that had a huge effect on Odom. You were just plain terrible and ruthless.

During Odom's free throws—both of which he missed—the Boston crowd was chanting "UGLY SISTER," referring to Lamar's wife, Khloe Kardashian, and her more famous sister, Kim Kardashian.

I don't know how anyone could take that. I even saw some of the Celtics flash some sympathy in their eyes. That's how horribly cruel Boston can be.

1. The LAKERS need to step up.

No, not just Pau, Drew, Lamar, or Derek. I mean everyone . Out of all the heavyweight contenders: Orlando, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Boston, and Phoenix, which team has the inferior bench?

The Lakers must be one of the m ...

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