L.A. Mursings

Russell Martin returns to camp “like a linebacker,” weighing 235 pounds, bulking up in the offseason by following – you ready for this, MItchell Report acolytes?Eric Gagne’s training regimen, in attempt to hit for more power. Hopefully this is more Mike Piazza than Andruw Jones.

Don’t fret, Halos fans, YKI WILL be covering the Angels this year as well, as are the hordes of Japanese media swarming over Hideki Matsui‘s cross-coast move to Anaheim.

As if UCLA hoops fans haven’t had it difficult enough this year with realization of the utter failure of last year’s recruiting class and the mediocre play in the less-than-mediocre Pac-10, stud frosh Reeves Nelson is now debilitated with yet another eye injury.

Ho Hum. Kobe’s back. Another game winning 3-pointer, leading the Lakers to a one-point win over the Grizzlies.

T.J. rips Frank McCourt deservedly, especially in light of today’s revelation that the McCourt’s didn’t pay a dime in federal taxes last year.

A little Waves action from Vincent Bonsignore at the Daily News for uncovering Pepperdine star Keion Bell, who dazzled at Kobe Bryant’s ballcamp last year with this dunk over five people (go to the 40 second mark and enjoy):

And lastly, for my L.A. heads, this is the album of the day (though technically two separate albums, released four years apart):
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Much like Gilbert Arenas, Murs began as a wildhorse; an L.A. native, massively talented & energetic, with charisma & personality almost overshadowing his ability. After a few brushes with superstardom, the work in the studio/gym led to a collaboration that enabled success (9th Wonder for Murs, Eddie Jordan for Gilbert) with a more adult outlook, though hints of immaturity (blog tirades/frat rap about sex) were still evident. For Arenas, a few questionable decisions led to potential jailtime & a league suspension, while Murs is clean. . .for now. Peep the albums before he pulls heat.

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7 comments

  1. SON OF SAM

    HEY ALSO NICE DUNK I GUESS THOUGH THOSE FUCKIN GUYS WERE ALL SHORT AS FUCK ALSO DUDE PUSHES OFF THE FIRST GUY LIKE FUCK

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  3. Pingback: Murs: Damn it, man – You Too? Fornever SUCKS. « YallKiltIt – Sports from an L.A. State of Mind

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