Lakers Spurs BasketballLakers Examiner: Last week we embarked on a mission: to predict the first month of the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2009-10 regular season.

The Lakers began their title defense strongly, going 13-3 in October and November. Their strong start was due to a disproportionate amount of home games, which continues in the beginning of December.

However, just like Napoleon’s march to Moscow, the Lakers will suffer considerable casualties in the harsh, hostile winter away from home.

Let’s take a closer look, shall we?

Dec. 1 vs. New Orleans Hornets: Stojakovic diagnosed as sleepwalker during first quarter of Hornets loss

Lakers win. Despite another MVP-type performance from Chris Paul (32 points, 16 assists), the Hornets fall to the first-place Lakers. Strange events occur in the first quarter, when team doctor Derryk Jones realizes that Peja Stojakovic is actually sleepwalking through the game. Surprisingly, Hornets coaches and fans fail to notice a difference in his play. (Irrelevant but hilarious picture of Peja).

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  • 242LakerFan

    You know, it’s funny, and I know they couldn’t have planned this out, but right next to the part about Stoudemire sitting on the Laker bench is a slideshow frame. The picture showing is of Kobe looking back with this “WTF” scowl and PJ giving the thumb over the shoulder “Get outta here” gesture. Hilarious!
    Great piece, again from a real funny writer.

  • 09champs!

    LeBron is praised for his competitive spirit while kobe is called a jerk for not shaking hands with the other team ! :A
    hahahahahahaha man that was so funny :)

  • lovekb

    A bit funny. I am just eager for the new season.

    • Jaime Quintanilla

      We all are. :)