Lady Vols media day was represented by coach Summit (the all time winningest coach in NCAA history as far as games, and only John Wooden has won more championships with 10, as she has 8) and the uber talented, athletic, freak of nature on the court, that is Glory Johnson. I predict that this will be Glory’s breakout season, for one main reason….THE RETURN OF VICKI BAUGH. When Glory came in as a freshman, and started with Vicki Baugh, she was free to play defense, score on put backs, block shots, and just BE. So Lady Vols fan just pray for a healthy Vicki Baugh, and watch the Road 2 Redemption leads right to the National Championship with win #9 for Summit. Check out the video below, made available by UTLADYVOLS.COM
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Adam Morrison may not show much personality in front of the cameras but given the chance I believe he can be an offensive Spark off the bench.
YOU HEAR THAT LAKERNATION…SILENCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It was the shot heard around the world-my call: 1sec left on the clock, Hedo on Lebron, Lebron gets away catches the pass: IT’S GOOD, IT’S GOOD! LEBRON JAMES JUST HIT THE GAME WINNING SHOT TO TIE THE BEST OF 7 SERIES VS ORLANDO AT 1-1. End scene! But NO, there was play by play talk, a break down of the play frame by frame with the TNT crew! It was no wonder Lebron could hardly walk after the first game, he has so MANY PEOPLE hanging on his NU–! Even with Charles Barkley “attempting” to be FOR the Magic, he was hanging on too. I wonder do they think Lebron will give them some type of renewed life for the game? SMH
Tonight Kobe Bryant walked into the Pepsi Center, undoubtedly with only ONE thing on his mind, win game 3! He could hear the GREAT DEBATE going on, KOBE or LEBRON, the words of his MENTOR (THE LOGO) violently thundering in his ear, & yet on the outside he remains CALM, but his MENTALITY ROSE ANOTHER LEVEL! People will NEVER understand the CLOSER MENTALITY a person needs to become LEGENDARY IN THIS GAME! I had a person say to me today: “the reason people show Kobe no love is because he declared himself great!” I’m sorry people, I never heard Kobe “declare” himself anything except being the BLACK MAMBA! We all know if this man played basketball in any other city, he would be RESPECTED BY ALL! I “hated” Michael Jordan, even moreso after what he did to us in 91, but only as a PLAYER (no rephrase) only as a GREAT PLAYER, understanding he had the ability to close MY team out of a win!LOL Yet media analysts have written off the Lakers as a TEAM and Kobe Bryant as THE GREATEST PLAYER in the league! How can I say that you ask? Because on this 23rd day of May, 2009 Kobe Bean Bryant hit a 3ptr with 1:10 left in the 4th quarter that put the Lakers up for good, and there was no shall I say HOOPLA, KOBE BRYANT NUT HANGERS (& why not), maybe it’s because for 12/13yrs HE HAS BEEN DOING THIS!!!! Have the media become so bored with the heroics of Bryant that they no longer even consider them CLOSER MOMENTS anymore? Absolutely Crazy! Then in the middle of the LAKERS battle royal with the Nuggets, they INTERVIEW LEBRON on his game winning shot…sounds like what happens to people who’s not use to doing BIG things when they COUNT?! I’M JUST SAYING…LOL. And people this is NOT in anyway a BASH Lebron James post, I’ve said it before, but if the media do not want to acknowledge #24, even when the BIGGEST COUNTRY (people wise) says he is, ok I’m baffled! I can understand the youngsters gravitating towards Lebron right now, but most of the media that’s around now, knows in their basketball HEARTS who is the best player in the game-KOBE BEAN BRYANT! Update: Stephen A Smith says Kobe hit 15 of 17 FT’s. Big three as the game waned. That’s what makes choosing b/t him and LeBron so hard. Kobe’s still the ultimate closer…so that’s the first nu– hugger, though he barely hanging on, w/ ability to fall off at anytime.lol
SO LAKERNATION it’s up to us to REMIND THE WORLD, that we are not going to chop Kobe’s accomplishments, skills, and passion into parts-saying he is the best closer, but would rather have Lebron as a teammate…smh, isn’t that crazy? Why have a great “TEAMMATE” who YOU WOULD NOT CHOOSE AS A CLOSER? Im just asking.Oh & Kobe is definitely a good teammate! 4get b4, the GREAT DEBATE is going on NOW!
because this man WILL NOT QUIT! HE WILL NOT ALLOW HIS LAKERS TO QUIT and that’s advantage Lakers! He would not allow the Nuggets to take true control to a point where the Lakers had no chance in this game.He did no let the refs, the fans, or even his younger teammates (Jordan Farmar receiving a tech) to mute his GREATNESS. Lead never ballooned past 8pts, and Kobe Bryant continued to be spectacular! Here’s the call: Kobe Bryant comes down 1dribble, 2dribble pull up (SILENCE)HITS THE 3! KOBE BRYANT JUST HIT A BIG 3! HE PUTS THE LAKERS UP BY ONE! 2008-09 NBA CHAMPIONS THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS! LAKER WORLD ORDER STAND UP! LET’S GO GET IT!
First off let me TIP my hat to Lebron James for that GREAT game winning shot with 1sec left on the clock to even this series with Orlando at 1-1. MVP=what u SUPPOSE TO DO! Yet my great appreciation for the skills this man possess! Take this article the way you want, but KNOW that I respect LBJ as a player and acknowledge how great he is at the tender age of 24, he only has UP to go. So understand I am NOT bashing him personally, rather the LACK OF RESPECT for a man who has PROVEN HIMSELF TIME AND TIME AGAIN
AKA MR. BATTLETESTED!I sat and watch the Orlando Magic come into Cleveland where this team (Cavs) have only one LEGIT loss (to the man posted above) while the other was to Philly at the end of the season in a game in which LJ did not play, and beat THE KING on an amazing shot by Rashard Lewis, where Dwight Howard totally dominated the paint with a 30/13 game. They kept the camera on Lebron while he “limped” off the courtlebronwimpand kept the players from the WINNING team waiting, while they looked at Lebron’s booboo. You would have thought the man broke his leg or something. I didn’t see them keep Carmelo waiting while Kobe was visibly frustrated and “hurt” about the Lakers lost…I’m just perplexed. But the media is what really cause me to vent in this manner. Let’s start with Stephen A Smith, this guy says ” 1 more thing: Lebron was covered on that last shot, but he found a way to TAKE that last shot. Kobe should have done the same. NOT FISHER.” Then there is the TNT crew, who are the biggest LOLLIPOP lickers of all. But out of all of them Kenny “the jet” Smith takes the cake. When Kobe Bryant went on his AMAZING PERFORMANCE in game 1, he comments were more to the nature of Kobe Bryant made some gr8 plays, but it was more of the Nuggets br8ing down on defense…basically taking away THE AMAZING. I was still floating from that victory the next day when I saw those guys, & then I just wanted to go off!
Who ever made up these rules that Kobe Bryant’s legacy is tarnished if he does not win a ring without Shaq? Will the same be said about D-Wade? This is just absolutely RIDICULOUS! I never seen a player so hated on as Kobe Bryant, it’s as if he has PERSONALLY done something to each of these people. His legacy most assuredly DOES NOT hinge on winning a championship without Shaq, it’s hinges on (in my humble opinion) his ability to CONTINUE to trust his teammates with that legacy. Actually right now, I know his confidence is feeling a little shaky, but he is trying. It is an absolute necessity that Pau, Drew, Bynum, Odom, & especially Fisher must KOBE-Diem, because they have the motivation of winning their first, but the ability to help ARGUABLY THE BEST PLAYER IN THE GAME…solidify his greatness! To me he has already solidified his greatness just by being WILLING to sacrafice in anyway necessary to win. To us it seems like the logical thing to do, but it was huge for Kobe…so I tip my hat to him!
He even has WNBA players hating on him. Like I said before, it’s as if he PERSONALLY did something to each of them to make them hurt him. SMH! When ESPN debut “Kobe Doin’ Work” players were on twitter saying: Spike should have made Lebron doin work, cause Kobe does not do it for me”…Monique Curry, Tasha Humphrey, etc…absolutely ridiculous!
I sit in my room remembering 62pts through the 3rd qtr, outscoring an entire team, even better 81pts, & then 3 50pt games in a row, simply because HE HAD TOO! A man who’s only desire is to be the BEST IN HIS PROFESSION! He has not robbed anyone of anything, he simply strives daily to win championships, and HE IS TOTALLY DISRESPECTED BY THE MEDIA! Even Jerry West is weighing in right now…and I digress on that, I mean West is the Logo. And West is the great MOTIVATOR, SO WHEN IT’S NBA FINALS TIME…we get to see if this 1sec shot will be there for the KING or will the BLACK MAMBA strike for CHAMPIONSHIP #4!
SIDENOTE: When the Olympic Gold Medal was on the line, and Lebron twice WOULD NOT PASS THE BALL TO KOBE in the waning moments, a timeout was taken. Cannot say what was spoken in the huddle, but the next two plays Kobe took the ball and scored…USA wins the Gold Medal, on a team LAUDED with STARS, the brightest STAR shined!
I LOVE THE LAKERS