1. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Lakers vs. Hornets, Tied at 1-1, Don't Panic Yet Laker Fans

    So, when last we met, I was waxing poetic about the great civic spirit in town when the Lakers start an NBA Playoff run, but I forgot one little thing: The undercurrent of anxiety that simultaneously wafts in the air...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 1,105 reads 4 comments

  2. Flip the Switch, Los Angeles Lakers: It's Time To Win an NBA Championship

    Boy, Lakers. Nothing like taking it down to the wire. Game 82 had to be won after surrendering a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter, and then, Kobe had to bail you out with the three to take it to OT? Ach, they are killing me...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 788 reads 2 comments

  3. Los Angeles Lakers: A 5-Game Losing Streak Is No Way to Head into the Playoffs

    "Five-game losing streak" "I'll take 'phrases you never want to hear associated with your team' for $50, Alex." Ugh. I just re-watched that Oklahoma City-Los Angeles game (Yes, I am a glutton for punishment)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 1,316 reads 15 comments

  4. L.A. Lakers Lose to Utah, No. 1 Playoff Seed Unlikely

    Lakers : That was painful. Losing to the Jazz by one point off a turnover at the buzzer? Ugh. But before we get to that, let’s take a look back at what has transpired since that chippy game against Dallas last Thursday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 708 reads 16 comments

  5. L.A. Lakers Beat Dallas Mavericks in a Chippy One: Already in Playoff Form

    The Lakers are terrifying. Don’t be fooled by the final score. This game was a lot closer than the 110-82 score will lead you to believe. Well, at least for the first half...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 921 reads 3 comments

  6. Lakers Roll: Triple OT Against Phoenix, the Blake Show & New Orleans Hornets

    Okay, Laker fans, let’s take a look back at the week that was, starting with the Phoenix Suns coming to town. Triple OT?!?!? Holy smokes Batman!! What a ball game...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 264 reads 0 comments

  7. Black Mamba Strikes Again: LA Lakers Keep Rolling Toward the Playoffs

    Mamba? I will never doubt you again. What was I thinking last week when I said he should take the week and rest his ankle? So, let’s take a look back at the last week in Laker-land...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 1,134 reads 4 comments

  8. Los Angeles Lakers: Home Stretch Means Kobe Bryant's Ankle Has Time To Heal

    OK, Laker Nation…..take a deep breath. Kobe Bryant will be fine. It’s just a sprain. I think the scariest part for everybody was how spooked Kobe was when it happened...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 729 reads 1 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant Leads the Lakers in the Push for the Playoffs

    Lakers ? I take back every bad thing I said about you before the All-Star break. Holy smokes was that domination over the Spurs . THAT is championship basketball. But before we look at Lakers/Spurs, let's take a look back at last week...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 522 reads 8 comments

  10. NBA Trades and How They Affect the Lakers and the Playoff Picture

    Well, this is a new landscape. Where to start? Lakers? Good job against Atlanta. You should beat a team like that by double digits. Pau Gasol looked great and for once the team didn’t ease off the gas in the second half...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 751 reads 2 comments

  11. Los Angeles Lakers: How Can The Defending NBA Champs Lose To The Cavs?

    This was not what I had in mind for three in a row, fellas. That was one of the most shocking, inexcusable losses I have ever seen on a professional basketball court...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 325 reads 1 comments

  12. LA Lakers Road Trip: Boston Win, Orlando Loss and Looking Ahead to the Playoffs

    Well, I was kinda hoping for a little more from the Lakers against the Magic. The first half wasn’t bad, but the second half left a lot to be desired. I wouldn’t say they looked gassed, more like they just kind of lost interest...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 215 reads 0 comments

  13. NFL 18-Game Regular Season: What Are the Unintended Consequences?

    Are you sick of the Super Bowl hype yet? Me too. So let's do something else. Let's have a thought experiment about what the unintended consequences of an 18-game regular season could bring...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 315 reads 0 comments

  14. AFC Championship Game: The Aftermath and What Lies Ahead For The New York Jets

    Oh New York Jets…how you break my heart. That game was winnable. And don’t you dare blame this on Mark Sanchez (yes he fumbled and the turnover was ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 873 reads 2 comments

  15. Mission Impossible 3: AFC Championship New York Jets Vs Pittsburgh Steelers

    Mark Sanchez was not the best quarterback on the field Sunday. Rex Ryan was not the best coach. But the Jets were the best team. New York Jets! That was some of the best, most focused, smartest football I've seen in a long time...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 972 reads 2 comments

  16. Jets-Pats Trilogy: The Divisional Round: This Time It's Personal

    I am terrified of the Patriots. There, I said it. Any sensible person would be. They have a Hall of Fame coach, a Hall of Fame quarterback, and a bunch of scrappy castoffs and ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 268 reads 10 comments

  17. New York Jets vs. Indianapolis Colts: A Jets Win in Playoffs Depends on 3 People

    The Jets can win this. I’m serious. Setting aside the complete dissing the national media is giving them, they have a legitimate shot to beat the Colts in Indy. I always like the Jets as underdogs; it seems to focus them...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 418 reads 0 comments

  18. New York Jets: If You Can't Beat Indy, You'll Never Make It To the Mountain Top

    Just a few thoughts as we head into the playoffs; here is some of what I wrote about the Jets last week...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 511 reads 6 comments

  19. Jets: 1 and 3 (or 4) is Not the Way To Head Into the Playoffs

    Jets, Jets, Jets. You've got to play 60 minutes of football. Yes, the Jets are in the playoffs and in an eerily similar fashion to last year. I won't say they backed in, but maybe they snuck in through the side door...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about over 3 years ago 208 reads 2 comments

  20. New York Jets: Proving the Doubters Wrong

    Wow! New York Jets, that’s more like it. What a phenomenal effort. To go into Pittsburgh's house and play a game like that? Championship football. Where to start? How about with the QB? This is why they drafted you Mark Sanchez...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about almost 4 years ago 572 reads 4 comments

  21. New York Jets: From Potential AFC Top Seed To This?

    I think this Jets' loss to Miami was arguably worse than the shellacking at the hands of the Pats. At this point, there is no shame in losing to Tom Brady...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Victoria Sterling about almost 4 years ago 205 reads 1 comments