NBA StandingsThe Los Angeles Lakers (9-2) cruised past the Golden State Warriors (2-10) 120-ninety four at Staples Middle Wednesday evening. It nonetheless feels unusual to think about the Warriors as the league’s largest underdog, but that’s what they’re right now. If they revert again to being on the bottom of the NBA, credit score the Warriors for giving their followers some enjoyable moments in December. Final year, Denver won 54 video games and finished second in the West. This was with out Gary Harris and Will Barton (two key starters) for chunks of the yr.

You may by no means see me wager in opposition to a LeBron James-led group. Irrespective of in the event that they’re as unhealthy as the 2007 Cavaliers or nearly as good as the 2019 Lakers. Final year, The Nice TPR, as properly just a few others, have been skeptical of the Lakers making the playoffs. … Read more

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RacecarA word that reads the same forwards or backwards is a palindrome. Examples of simple palindromes are the phrases mother, dad and wow. The longest palindromic phrase in the English dictionary is tattarrattat.” This phrase, which means a knock on a door (You can nearly hear it when saying the phrase), was created by James Joyce in his e-book Ulysses.

The trick is to do that at stomach-churning velocities. It’s additionally vital to be tidy. Slipping the tires round in a plume-of-smoke way may appear cool, but it cancels speed. The key to laying down a fast lap is to search out the quickest line across the monitor — the racing line,” often etched within the black rubber laid down because the tires warmth up — and to keep away from deviating from it. Which is not to say that you just drive in a very fussy way. I took … Read more

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