As you’d expect, this was a big deal: “But as the Nets came out of their shootaround yesterday, they filed onto the bus parked at the curb on Sutter Street. Suddenly, somebody said, “Naked lady!” and sure enough, there was a woman seated on a bench just across the street, totally starkers.
Richardson is about winning games, and helping out the less fortunate: “For the second year in a row, the Pistons conducted a charity telethon during a home game. After raising more than $412,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation in 2008, this year’s event raised more than $440,000 for Feed The Children, which will use the money to help Michigan family in need.
It will keep him out for at least a couple of games: “Already without Allen Iverson, the Pistons were missing another big-name player Wednesday. That would be Rasheed Wallace, who also won’t play Friday in Toronto. Wallace came down awkwardly on his left leg during the first quarter of Monday’s 98-94 victory over Orlando. He immediately went to the bench and didn’t return.
Ron-Ron and his coach think it should be revised: “Though the Rockets might have benefited from Lamar Odom’s suspension, Rockets coach Rick Adelman and forward Ron Artest, who would have matched up with Odom, argued Wednesday that the rule that led to Odom’s suspension should be changed…’I don’t agree with (the rule),’ Adelman said. ‘I think each instance should be evaluated based on what actually happened.
by Marcel Mutoni
Going into Houston last night, the Lakers were in the midst of a three-game road losing streak, and Kobe Bryant wasn’t exactly feeling chipper. And that was before Ron Artest began jawing at him.
With the Lakers trailing headed into the second half, the two stars started going at it, and that’s when the trouble began for Ron-Ron. Their chat went something like this:
The losing doesn’t seem to bother the players enough, and that’s driving at least one beat writer a little batty: “We say this with all the equanimity and detachment we can muster at a time like this, but it has to be asked: When the hell is somebody going to kick down a door?
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