Last night, as the Los Angeles Lakers fell to the New Orleans Hornets, Kobe Bryant hurt his ankle and used crutches to leave the arena. Will the Los Angeles star be at 100 percent, or will someone else on the team have to step up and play at a championship level?
Speaking of teams that aren't playing at a championship level, the Orlando Magic lost again to the Atlanta Hawks, continuing to frustrate and fail to live up to expectations. As Orlando continues its downward slide, does it signal the end for Dwight Howard in Orlando?
Finally, Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt is fighting to keep control of his team after MLB took over the operations of the team. As he struggles against the powers that be, it's time to ask if he should ever get another shot to own another team.
We'll talk about all of these stories and more so if you have any thoughts, as always, leave them in the comments.