Tuesday , Oct , 30 , 2007 Oly Sandor

‘Must-See’ For October 30th: Houston Rockets Versus Los Angeles Lakers

In San Antonio, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and the rest of the Spurs are receiving their championship rings, while the Jazz and Warriors are squaring-off in a rematch of last year’s Western Conference semifinals. Of course, fair or not, our attention will be focused on Staples Center, where Kobe Bryant will reluctantly suit up for the Lakers in their opener against the much-improved Rockets …

Everyday of the 2007-08 season, HoopsVibe The Blog will select a ‘Must-See’ NBA game. Simply put, the ‘Must-See’ game is our pick as the day’s best NBA match-up.

Of course, we’re tuning in to the day’s other match-ups and we’re always interested in what  you’ll be watching, so hit us up in the comment box below with your thoughts.

Schedule for Oct 30th, 2007

  • Portland @ San Antonio
  • Utah @ Golden State
  • Houston @ L.A. (Lakers)

The Must-See: Houston @ L.A. (Lakers)

Why: This is a tough call, especially with the curtain going-up on a new NBA season. In San Antonio, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and the rest of the Spurs are receiving their championship rings, while the Jazz and Warriors are squaring-off in a rematch of last year’s Western Conference semifinals.

Those games are appealing. Fair or not, our attention will be focused on Staples Center, where Kobe Bryant will reluctantly suit up for the Lakers in their opener against the much-improved Rockets.

Right now, there is a curiosity factor surrounding Bryant and the purple-and-gold. Beyond the usual drama and dysfunction, it will be interesting to see how Andrew Bynum and Jordan Farmar have improved.

After a strong off-season, Tracy McGrady, Yao Ming, and the Rockets seem destined for a Western Conference breakthrough. Argentine forward Luis Scola will be playing in his first regular season game; the international superstar is a dark-horse candidate for rookie of the year.

                           (Something to set the mood for NBA basketball)

What game(s) are you watching this evening? Why? Get at us in the comment box below with your thoughts.

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