The injury-decimated L.A. Lakers played an incredibly fucking weird game last night, after starting with only eight available players to take on the Cavs. That number dropped to seven when Nick Young twisted his knee in the first half, and then six when Chris Kamen fouled out in the fourth quarter. Jordan Farmar soon left the game with leg cramps, putting the team down to five.
And when Robert Sacre committed his sixth foul of the game, late in the fourth quarter, he actually was forced to stay on the court. By NBA rules, you can’t play a game with only four players—even though that would have been awesome and I’m pretty sure Stern would have been cool enough to allow it if he were still around—so the Lakers were awarded a team technical foul and allowed to keep five players. Somehow, the Cavs still couldn’t win.
Did I mention Chris Kamen gave zero fucks while alone on the bench? (Which looked like this:)
Here he is pretending to take a nap:
And here he is photoshopped onto a Viking funeral boat. That’s damn good photoshoppin’:
Chris Kaman’s Viking Funeral. pic.twitter.com/YF22GvxmaU
— Steve McPherson (@steventurous) February 6, 2014