via @longdrivesouth The Other Battles: “This collection of images is a sample of the strength of a community that overcomes fear every day,” the Diario de Juarez photography editor, Ricardo Lopez, said in an e-mail. “It’s a unsettling portrait of the human drama, misery, death, indifference and solidarity. This is a vision that transports the viewer to every corner of Ciudad Juarez.”
There’s absolutely no way I’ll be stress-free over the next two weeks. Bill Simmons has the low-down on this volatile clash. Here’s his take on Kobe.
He’s the toughest player in the league. He spends the most time on his game. He has the best footwork of anyone. He plays the hardest. He only cares about getting better and keeping what he already earned. He has learned to trust his teammates — not totally, but enough. I’m not sure I would have enjoyed playing with Kobe Bryant, but I certainly will remember watching him.
And with all of that said … he still hasn’t beaten the Boston Celtics.