Will Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers go for blood Sunday?
Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers have the showcase game this Sunday against the Miami Heat. This game will say a lot about who the Lakers are. If they have a great showing, people will be back on their jock like a college girl on ecstasy. On the other hand if they come up small critics will be looking for someone or something to blame. However, the game is a subplot to the big story his weekend.
This Sunday is overshadowed by Dwyane Wade taking out Kobe Bryant in last week’s All-Star game “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan style. I still don’t know what the hell he was thinking. It was an exhibition game. I know D-Wade isn’t one of the cleaner players. As a matter of fact I think he toes the line consistently. I know a lot of people will try to argue with me but there wrong. Look back to last year’s playoffs when he went “Hacksaw” on Rajon Rondo. Personally I have no problem with Wade’s style of play. I actually like it. I think he has a good mean streak that he keeps in check, save for exhibition games that don’t matter.
So will there be blood? I’m not sure, but I’m definitely rooting for it.
I think Kobe took Wade’s hard foul personally, but I don’t expect him to retaliate. However, I hope his teammates do.
All the players in the Lakers locker room know how pissed Kobe is. Now it’s up to them to settle it on the court. I hope they come out ready bust some heads (how old do you have to be to use the expression “bust some heads”). I don’t even want Metta World Peace to show up in a uniform. I want him to come out dressed as a UFC fighter. It can’t make him any worse than he’s been all year. Maybe Derek Fisher could show up with a megaphone like Jimmy Hart? Let’s install turnbuckles in the Staples Center and let Andrew Bynum go “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan on D-Wade. How it gets done doesn’t matter to me. I just want there to be blood.
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