Cavaliers, LakersLOS ANGELES -- It's a good thing it wasn't Barbell Day. Or Bookend Day.Lakers fans at the Staples Center on Friday were given foam fingers, although they were more like foam hands, with No. 24 on them to represent star Kobe Bryant. Late in the 102-87 Christmas loss to Cleveland, the fans were treating those gifts with the same sentiment as a lump of coal in a stocking.
The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Lakers will be doing the time warp (again) at Staples Center on Friday night. Lakers head coach Mike Brown will face the Cavs—the team he once coached to the NBA Finals and back-to-back 60... Read Post
L.A. is blown out by LeBron James and Co., 102-87, and some in the Staples Center crowd litter the court with souvenir foam fingers and plastic bottles late in the Christmas Day game. Wary Christmas. Read Post