Ron Artest guarantees Lakers will win 2012 NBA championshipPosted by Inside Hoops
Earlier today, I guaranteed to myself that I would walk across the street and buy two bagels and an iced coffee.
And, I did it.
Some guarantees are easier to fulfill than others.
Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Times blog reports:
Ron Artest guaranteed to ESPN Los Angeles’ Stephen A. Smith in a 40-minute interview Wednesday that the Lakers will again pop the champagne bottles after winning the 2012 NBA title. Assuming there’s a season of course.
“Win it all,” Artest said when asked what will the Lakers do in the 2011-2012 season. “Win the whole thing. That’s a guarantee.”
Artest didn’t sound as confident about guaranteeing that he and his dance partner, Peta Murgatroyd, would win in “Dancing with the Stars,” admitting “that’s going to be a problem.
The Lakers definitely still seem like a title contender. Although they got smoked by the eventual title-winner Dallas Mavericks in last year’s playoffs, on paper the Lakers continue to be as good as anyone out West.
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