April 01, 2011
Did you guys get all that out of your system? Blow off enough steam with all the scrappin' and scufflin' and watching security prevent a fan from rushing the visiting bench? Everyone calm now? OK, good.
Now watch Ron Artest(notes) channel Fred Sanford to gain post position on Peja Stojakovic(notes), catch a Lamar Odom(notes) entry pass and finish with his left hand in one fluid motion. Then, watch him staggerstomp to the baseline, beam at the crowd, flex and kiss his biceps, a celebration that I am on record as firmly endorsing as one of the Best Things going on in the NBA right now.
More stuff like this, please. Less stuff like fights that result in Terry Stotts getting thrown to the floor, please.
Artest finished with 13 points on 5-for-10 shooting, six assists and four rebounds in just under 26 minutes of work as his Los Angeles Lakers pulled away late for a 110-82 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night. Also, this is how I now want to envision Ron-Ron all the time:
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