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May 30, 2007

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Israel Rico

The biggest fucking, whinning, bitching, raper little bitch...a real man would cry and bitch and moan...he would do shit to do it Kobe is the biggest asshole...on the face of the earth.....if you are gonna say something say it be a fucking man and stand by your words.....I also think that faggot Shephen A. Smith fucking egged him on....if Kobe is not on the spotlite then he finds a way to get his ass on tv ...fuck that little bitch I hope that Bruce Bowen undercuts your ass and ends your career you fucking bastard!!!!!!!

DBG

I understand his reasons. I don't see him doing the "Philly Iverson" though. What I see is JO in LA or the franchise loses Kobe and that's pretty much it for the Lakers.

Someone put suicidal patrol on rico! The kid is gonna whack himself if Kobe leaves!

Isreal rico hater

Israel rico is a cocksucker

Daniel

Israel Rico sounds like a Spurs fan: A 6th grade vocabulary and an entitlement complex.

Israel Rico

to Isreal Rico hater....
1st of all
Learn how to spell you dumbfuck...I hate fucking Kobe he a good goddamn player...but I'm not even a fan of his....but this dumbfuck finds a way to brain wash your fucking mind and the national media's mind. J.T. the Brick said it best..you do this crap behind closed doors....you say one thing to the media and then back away...come on. Stop supporting this jerk...he has never given a shit about the Lakers or the fans if he did then he would have kept his mouth shut and played on...NBA Superstars of the 1970's & 1980 bitched but they never went to the media...they did it behind closed doors. Jordan did it...but KObe hes just a fucking spoiled brat...he rode Shaq out....raped a white bitch....started playing dirty...after he was shown up...crying because his teams sucks...

...and next?????
he get raped by Illgeal aliens...at the border and wakes up in a space ship that has gay bath houses....and you know what....?

If this really would happen ESPN would ride this story......

N.ational
B.itching
A.ssociation

How do you like them apples.......?

AAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Daniel

Hey Israel,

What sort of therapy are you taking for your Tourette's? I can't understand a thing you're saying.

Daniel

Hey Israel,

What sort of therapy are you taking for your Tourette's? I can't understand a thing you're saying.

basketbawful

All the angst and hand-wringing aside...even if the Lakers had the best GM in the world, *is* there a way to fix this mess? Can the Lakers really land another star-caliber player (like a Garnett) without giving up most of their other valuable assets (like Odom and Walton)? Because I'm not sure that a team comprised of Kobe, K.G., Jordan Farmar, Kwame Brown, and Sasha Vujacic is really a contender.

DBG

I'm a fan of the Jermaine option rather than KG. Kevin could prove to be a little too pricy. Odom .. well- he's expendable in my opinion. The thing Lakers really need to do is to find someone who will give them an all-star in exchange for Odom, Bynum (a must-give-away) and some filler maybe. Having two good players will give them a little more options in building the team around them (in other hand- we all know what "building" means in The Kupchak Dictionary). Sure, they will not be a title contender in 2008, but they could make some noise in the west, plus the absolute top priority is keeping Kobe and obtaining another star player seems to be what it takes.

basketbawful

Here's the problem with this situation. Kobe's little melodrama is going to spur the Lakers to action, right? But who's going to cut a deal with them? The Lakers don't have much capital outside of Kobe, and thanks to Bryant going public, every team in the league knows the Lakers are going to be incredibly desperate to make any kind of deal. Whatever the Lakers have to give up -- and you can count on it being most, if not all, of their non-Kobe valuables -- it's now extremely doubtful they'll get fair exchange. Even if they're able to bring in one very good, even All-Star level player, is that really going to make much of a difference?

By the way, the Pacers aren't going to trade Jermaine O'Neal to the Lakers. I promise you that. But even if they did, Larry Bird would probably ask for Lamar Odom (and probably Luke Walton or Bynum) in return. And I'm telling you, O'Neal for Odom is not an upgrade. O'Neal is not a great rebounder for a big man (Odom averaged slightly more boards per game this year than Jermaine), and he's a godawful passer (more TOs per game than assister per game...for his career). He's also just as injury-prone as Odom. Not the answer.

DBG

Well, it was a non-win situation for the Lakers to start with- nothing changes= they suck, kobe leaves= they suck, they exchange any remaining talent for JO/KG= they still suck. But Lakers need someone inside to make things work- Bynum and Brown combine together for 16 PPG, while O'Neal drops 19. Plus Jermaine is a serious post defender and shot blocker- something Lakers are lacking big time. They are desperate, sure, but Pacers aren't in that much of a better place- some grunting can be heard from O'Neal's direction too.

Good point on those rebounds- 0.2 is not that much, but still.

All possible scenarios suck for the Lakers, but I still believe they should go for luck and hope that something clicks when they make some big deal, because apparently they need something going on and I don't mean wishful dreaming of Bynums break-out season (not happening).

dave

hey, the lakers had a good run, but it's over. it was over when shaq left. they are killing kobe by keeping up this facade that they are still a deserving playoff contender (yes, i realize they made the playoffs the last two years). there is no way they have enough bargaining tools to keep kobe there by luring another superstar. they will never get fair value if they decide to let kobe go. the lakers organization is corrupt. it's over. the lakers are destined to join the celtics in lottery hell for years to come. kobe is paul pierce.

John R.

The ways Kobe has screwed the Lakers with this deal are complete and too many to list, but briefly:

He undercut management and, if he stays, for the first time ever one player will be bigger than the Lakers. Think about that. You can't say that about Magic, Kareem, Wilt, Baylor, West, anyone. The Lakers never had to bend over and take it like a girl from Eagle like they will to keep Kobe.
He put the Lakers in an untenable position to trade him OR anyone else. As basketbawful notes, every team can now make the Lakers pay through the nose. And why wouldn't Larry Bird charge an arm and a leg? Its almost a certainty now that the Lakers will be WORSE next year. O'Neal is NOT an upgrade over Odom anymore and why would any GM make a deal now that doesn't include Odom and Bynum. Not to mention O'Neal's contract. Icky.

Kobe as GM. I like that. See: Isiah, McHale, Bird, Jordan. The Lakers are screwed.

Kobe WOW

Have you guys seen this? Wow, Kobe can't be that stupid.

www.thekobevideo.com

http://youtube.com/watch?v=6kt9DBMMwCM

www.myspace.com/thekobevideo

Unbelievable.

Kobe WOW

http://www.thekobevideo.com

Kobe WOW

http://www.thekobevideo.com

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