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Calvin Broadus, better known as rapper Snoop Dogg, is known to be a Lakers fan. He's like Jack Nicholson for a younger generation. One Laker who Snoop is not a fan of, however, is apparently Pau Gasol. The rapper went off on Gasol this week on Twitter, even imploring Kobe Bryant to insist the Lakers get rid of the All-Star forward. "Pau Gasol is soft as f--- we need to get his b---- a-- on the first thing smoking," Snoop Dogg tweeted. "He's a f----- weanie. This is coming from Laker fan No. 1" "Kobe make the call," he added....

McRoberts 'Terrific' In Debut, Earning 'McRambis' Nickname

Josh McRoberts started at power forward with Pau Gasol shifting to center due to the suspension of Andrew Bynum.

Lakers Unwilling to Trade Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol for Dwight Howard

Jim Buss tells the LA Times that both Bynum and Gasol is too steep a price to pay for Dwight Howard, and that he believes the Lakers could win a title with the current squad: “I’m not as worried about this team making a run for the championship as maybe everybody else is,’ he says. ‘I know people are shook up and especially after Lamar left, but give it time.’ He’s got...

Friday morning And-1 links (formerly one liners)

New name, same drill. This is our morning look around the NBA — links to stories worth reading and notes to check out (stuff that did not get its own post here at PBT). Snoop Dogg is no Pau Gasol fan. (Language NSFW or family Christmas gatherings. The spelling is bad, too.) A really fascinating…

Lakers still aren’t going to trade Bynum and Gasol for Howard

There’s a feeling out there that the Lakers are going to cave — that they are eventually going to agree to trade both Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol to get Dwight Howard. That’s the feeling in Orlando, where they sit on Howard waiting for the deals to improve. (Or him to change his mind, but…

Ten Fantasy Basketball Sleeper and Busts

Yes, I know; too late to help your league, you hate the NBA, it's Christmas, it's cold, there are wolves after you. Sack up and dig in.Busts1) Pau Gasol. I don't know what's wrong with his head, and neither do you. But I do know that the Lakers are going to need him to be one of the top 15 players in the Association, and he's going to have to do that while getting...

ShareMyPlaylists Reveals Top Playlisted Songs of 2011

First of all, if you’re not using the ShareMyPlayslists service, you should be. Today they released the most “playlisted” Spotify songs of 2011. This is calculated by the number of playlists the songs have been added to and then multiplied by the number of plays they received during 2011. List is below. Some interesting data here: 1. House Of Pain – Jump Around 2. Nirvana...

Hickory-High's NBA Wish Lists

Check out the excellent site Hickory-High for a team-by-team breakdown of Holiday wishes here. A great read with contributions from several notable NBA bloggers and writers.  The TWB submission: For Christmas this year, I would love nothing more than Santa Kahn to deliver a freshly-wrapped, certified, high-quality NBA starter to the Wolves via trade.  The Wolves’ could assure...
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