We had to laugh when Raja Bell hit the three to send Suns-Clippers into OT #1 of what became a two-overtime win for PHX last night.
Doug Collins said something like “Wow, they were right up in Raja Bell’s face, too.”
Anyway, these playoffs just continue to be awesome, and we fully expect this series to hit 7 games. Both teams are playing well, both are confident, and the fans deserve it. Especially the loyal fans of the Los Angeles Lakers, who have all migrated over to Clipperland. TJ Simers…investigates!
…I asked Nicholson if he was finished with the Lakers, maybe upset that Kobe had tanked it down the stretch, and so now he was hopping on the Clippers’ bandwagon? “Look,” he said, while tugging at his white shirt inside of a blue jacket. “Switzerland.”
Nicholson said he remains a Lakers fan, and when I asked if there’s just a little part of him rooting for the Clippers, he said, “I’m an NBA fan.”
We have no doubt about that, but why not go watch Miami/Jersey, then? Or stay home and watch NBA Jams IV? The diehards have to be a little upset about this, although as Los Angeles residents, surely they understand the concept of the “bandwagon jump”.
Regardless, does anyone outside AZ want Steve Nash’s tired legs to win this series? Not only are the Clips a better story, but they also have a much better chance against the
Special props go out to us for the “orange roundie”, which we sat back and laughed out loud at. It was one of those things you read and say, “Man…I wish I had thought of that.”
Then when you realize you did? No better feeling, man. Nothing better than that. It’s the best. There are things that happen, but none exceed the feeling of said event.