Sunday night’s Game 2 was looking to become a boring blowout, as the Celtics were up on the Lakers by 22 after three quarters of play. But before we had a chance to flip over to the “Family Guy” repeat on Channel 11, Kobe & crew stormed back, coming to within four with 20 seconds left. But they couldn’t close the deal, and L.A. fell to Boston 108-102.
Now the Lake Show returns to Staples Center with an 0-2 series deficit - all thanks to some foul play & a wealthy night from a Powe player.
Broderick Turner of the RIVERSIDE (CA) PRESS-ENTERPRISE hits the couch, as Phil Jackson tries to deal with a head case not named Kobe Bryant.
(Vlad auditioning for the L.A. Ballet’s next production of “Swan Lake”)
Vladimir Radmanovic is the Lakers player the zen master has gleefully referred to as “my favorite Martian” and “space cadet”. Apparently, Vlad Rad can make Phil mad at times. The head coach had heard from assistant Brian Shaw that sometimes “you got to slap him up alongside the face to get him to play hard.”
As a result, Jackson has tried to get the Serbian slammer to see the team’s psychiatrist.