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Discussion in 'Archive: The Arena' started by DarthTunick, Mar 7, 2008.

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  1. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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  2. Eeth-my-Koth Jedi Grand Master

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    Is this the thread to talk about the NFL team in Los Angeles?
  3. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    As a matter of fact, I was planning on updating my L.A. Express season tickets this weekend.
  4. DarthIntegral SFTC Tiemaster (Nov '16)

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    You mean USC?
  5. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    I don't follow college sports, period. But, if I were watching a USC/UCLA game (in any sport), I'd root for UCLA.
  6. Eeth-my-Koth Jedi Grand Master

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    What about this one?
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  7. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    I'm much more proud of the last football team that brought this city a title:



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  8. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    I don't know what was the worse news over the weekend: that Nomarrrrrrrrrr is going to be the Dodgers starting 3rd baseman, or that the Lakers forgot to play good defensive basketball last night. [face_plain]



    2008: The 50th season of L.A. Dodger baseball! :cool:
  9. Obese_1_Ka-Blooey Jedi Padawan

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    Note to self: stay away from this thread like the freaking plague. :p
  10. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    The Dodgers open up the season against the Giants, you know.



    2008: The 50th season of L.A. Dodger baseball! :cool:
  11. Obese_1_Ka-Blooey Jedi Padawan

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    And won't that be fun to watch my team get destroyed? And not just destroyed, but utterly obliterated? :p
  12. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    A recap of my night at Staples Center:


    The Great:


    -sitting in section 115, row 9, seat 21-not only was it an aisle seat, but I was closer to the court (by 3 rows) than the last time I was at Staples (sat on the opposite end of the court, row 13).


    -Kobe & Odom tag teaming in the first when the rest of the Lakers were almost asleep.


    -Not having a bout of stomach cramps due to the food ate ala the last game I went to at Staples (Gasol's #1 Laker home game-against the Hawks).


    -Despite the shoddy defense (for the 2nd game in a row), the Lakers did manage a victory tonight, thus maintain their position ontop of the Western Conference (by a mere half game, though, over the Spurs).



    -After the Lakers dropped my first game at Staples this season (back in November against the Hornets), they have now won the last 3 games I've attended.



    The Bad:


    -There were too many druken idiots sitting near me, including three very annoying Raptors fans.


    -For whatever reason, it was a conga line of movement throught section 115 during alot of the game: my neck got cramped by the 2nd quarter from having to look around bodies blocking my view.





    The Horrendous:



    -The couple sitting next to me (75% of the 3 very annoying Raptors fans in my section): A) the boyfriend was taking photos with his digital camera every chance he got, acting like the court/setting around us was going to change into something completely different by the time the game was over; B) the girlfriend: was in & out of her seat so often during the game, I almost had the nerve to ask her this question: "How much do you gals from Canada charge, anyway?".



    -David Stern needs to outlaw the use of thundersticks in any NBA arena: being surrounded by the constant clacking of those sticks throughout the 2nd half reminded me of how much I loathe the California Anaheim Santa Ana OCTA Angels for making those things really popular here in SoCal after their championship run back in 2002.



    2008: The 50th season of L.A. Dodger baseball! :cool:




  13. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    The Lakers must have a somewhat coherent defensive plan for tonight's game against the Hornets, or else it's going to be the repeat of the same **** in the last 2 games (over 100 points allowed to the Kings & Raptors.

    2008: The 50th season of L.A. Dodger baseball! :cool:
  14. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    If they can win tonight in Utah, the Lakers can salvage the road trip (by going 2-2), and having Seattle to play tommorow at Staples helps alot.


    2008: The 50th season of L.A. Dodger baseball! :cool:

  15. ApolloSmileGirl Jedi Knight

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    When is L.A. going to fall into the ocean?
  16. darth_gersh Jedi Master

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    Ask Christopher Walken he knows.
  17. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    [link=http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/spring2008/news/story?id=3304064]When Nomarrrrrrrrrrrrrr's body stops breaking down[/link]



    That will never happen, but I can dream, damnit! :p


    2008: The 50th season of L.A. Dodger baseball! :cool:

  18. SLR Jedi Knight

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    Not a good day for USC, losing in the first round of the tournament. Oh well, we only care about football at USC anyway.
  19. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    Tonight's Lakers victory over the Jazz in Utah (notching the season series for the Lakers at 3-1) was a great clinic as to why the West is so damn compelling in the NBA this season.


    2008: The 50th season of L.A. Dodger baseball! :cool:


  20. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    [link=http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=3313583]Gasol to miss at least 2 more games[/link]



    Meh.[face_plain]

    2008: The 50th season of L.A. Dodger baseball! :cool:
  21. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    [link=http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/recap?gameId=280328013]Kobe scored 53, but Lakers drop to the Grizzlies at home by only 3 points[/link]




    Do the Lakers not care about defense, or do they think that Bynum/Gasol are going to be defensive gods when they get back from their respective injuries? [face_plain]

    2008: The 50th season of L.A. Dodger baseball! :cool:

  22. DarthTunick SfC Part III Commissioner

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    [link=http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=3325176]Gasol likely to comeback tonight against Blazers[/link] :D



    [link=http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/recap?gameId=280401119]Dodgers beat Giants in early season thriller last night[/link]:cool:[face_dancing]


    2008: The 50th season of L.A. Dodger baseball! :cool:




  23. SLR Jedi Knight

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    Tunick, you really need to start getting other LA fans to start posting in this thread. :p

    Don't worry, I'll start posting in the fall during the USC football season.
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