So, as the Lakers prep for the start of training camp, and a Championship repeat, there are quite a few…AHEM… distractions in the mix. [One of the switch.crew is an avid Lakers fan, so I’ll be nice.] The whirlwind romance and marriage of Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian, has provided quite a bit of fodder for the blogosphere, but Lakers coach Phil Jackson had something more to say. At a press conference on Friday, where he mainly discussed his contract possibilities, Jackson had this to say about Odom’s rush wedding:
“Well, we’re going to give him a real good honeymoon. That’s what I plan on doing,” Jackson joked. “He’s going to have a lot of fun right after his honeymoon. If his honeymoon lasts one night, he’s going to have a lot of fun after that. . . . I’m very supportive of Lamar and want everything in his world to go right for him.”
Note that training camp starts two days after the wedding, so if Jackson is a man of his word, the next few days will be quite…
Read more on Jackson’s season goals, his contract, and Lakers’ distractions in this LA Time article.
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