The Lakers win, Carmelo Anthony visits LeBron, and all of Oscar Sunday's NBA news coming to you courtesy of Bleacher Report correspondent/self-aggrandizing name dropper, Ryan Braun.
On site for Esquire* at the Academy Awards in dreary Los Angeles, CA, RB will be with you throughout the course of the day, keeping you abreast of the proceedings from the Coffee Bean on Wilshire.
Are the Lakers prepped for Oklahoma City? Can the newly Melo'ed Knicks keep pace with LeBron and the Heat? If Natalie Portman passes me at this coffee shop, how quickly can I expect to seduce her and thereby get her to leave Benjamin Millepied and raise the baby as my own?
While this isn’t the first time a ballerina has bested me, I’m still feeling up to answering those questions.
To kick things off, two articles:
- We get our third look at the newly constructed Melo-Stoudemire (Melomire?) super-team, and staff writer Richard Langford makes his predictions here.
- Featured Columnist Ryan “Nice Name” Rudnansky takes an insightful look at the most surprising non-deals of the deadline; the deals that were ultimately left unconsummated.
And on that note—where, oh where, is Natalie Portman?