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I’ll admit it. I’ve been pretty down since the final out of the NLCS. I simply could not shake my visions of Joe Torre sadly sipping his Bigelow green tea, Matt Kemp listening to sad early 90s R&B love ballads (in my mind it's Toni Braxton) and Andre Ethier staring dejectedly out the window of his plane back to Arizona.

Sorry, I have a vivid imagination…

Then this morning, it happened. Life sprung from everything. Even the smog smelled of rose and raspberry. Tonight, the NBA season gets underway and it’s good to live in Los Angeles. Our defending champion “Hollywood” Lakers are ready to do two things: Win basketball games and be street rat crazy in doing so.