Los Angeles Clippers (1-0) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (0-2)
Kobe Bryant does not want anyone talking about this game. You know, ESPN should probably go ahead and not show it. Because all they will talk about is how the Lakers are struggling to grasp the Princeton Offense and have two losses to their name already.
So Bryant is telling everyone to shut up about the Lakers and their struggles and Dwight Howard goes out and is Dwight Howard, making a joke about it. Yep, Los Angeles is a regular Hollywood story already.
It is not easy though to integrate two new key players into a new offense though. It takes more than a training camp and it will take more than a few games. Just like the Heat a few years ago, it was asking a lot for everyone to come in and immediately mesh well and win convincingly. Then again, Dallas is an OK team, particularly without Dirk Nowitzki, and Portland, while a tough place to play, is not among the West's elite.
The Clippers, though, are....