Thursday, January 22, 2009

Home Team Disadvantage

Laker tickets are prohibitively expensive. We never buy them. This is why we go to Clipper games. It's NBA action for a Wal-Mart price. Of course, the team is Wal-Mart caliber, too.
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We got to see the Lakers last night...while paying Clipper prices. There's no question that Staples Center is the Lakers' home turf.
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Even though it was a Clipper home game, the crowd was overwhelmingly pro-Lakers. And, to tell you the truth, we are Laker fans, but I felt really bad for the Clippers. I ended up cheering for both teams. Weird, I know.
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This was the Clippers' biggest lead.
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Needless to say, it didn't last long.

The halftime show was even more bizarre than last time.
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The Lakers slaughtered the Clippers, due in part to this guy.
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Andrew Bynum had a career high of 42 points!


  1. That weird halftime entertainment? Imagine it done on ice skates. :/ There's a pair of Russian guys who do that at exhibitions. I had no idea there were more of them out there!

  2. Wow. I don't know what to say about the half-time show.

  3. The halftime entertainment is always the best part of these games - and I actually like basketball!

  4. with all these basketball updates between the two of us, i think we should start a new weem-spn blog! hardy har har har

  5. Poor Clippers. They get such little LA love. Oh well. They still get paid a bajillion dollars to play basketball. I'm sure they're able to console themselves just fine.

  6. holla bynum! i'm not even a huge basketball fan but the lakers are on fire. woot.

  7. I'm with you. I was cheering for the poor souls also.

  8. Poor Clippers, stepchild of LA.

  9. Bizarre?!! What are you talking about? I love the Cirque de Homoerotic Duo! So perfect for halftime at a basketball game.

  10. i wonder if i'll get to any laker games this season. it sucks when you've been spoiled by awesome seats.

  11. Awww...I'll bet they figure the Clippers' half time show is a chance to see what kind of random acts they can throw in since no one is really watching.

  12. pobre clippers.

    but yay lakers! (at least that night....) :/


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