Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 5/29/13
The legendary and geriatric rock band the Rolling Stones played the Staples Center, the home of the Lakers, earlier this month and brought the house down like they have for decades. While he was busy rocking out the 69-year old lead singer, Mick Jagger, decided to express an opinion on the home team. He called them old. His exact words were actually: "The only reason we're here is to make the Lakers look younger." Ouch! But in the realm of professional sports he has a point. Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash are definitely in the twilight of their careers and Metta World Peace is not far behind. Pau Gasol's career his half over (at least); he's 32. Now Dwight Howard is still a young pup, but there is no telling if he'll be in LA next season. The easy rebuttal to Mr. Jagger's jab would be to make some sort of age-related comment about him and/or the rest of the band. Then again Mick's moves are still so good that a song was written about them. Maybe the Lakers ...
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