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Even David Beckham is ticked about NBA lockout


That’s it. Even past-their-prime-but-can’t-retire guys from England are ticked about the NBA lockout. That’s when you know it’s gone too far.

David Beckham, a court side seat regular at Staples Center for Lakers games, is angry about the lockout. Becks (I can call him that, we’re tight) was on ESPN radio in Los Angeles and said this (hat tip to our man Beto Duran).

“As a fan, its’ killing me because I love the game and I love watching these athletes, I think they’re such great athletes. It’s killing me because I love the spectacle of going to the Lakers and watching the guys play.”

The spectacle of going to the Lakers. That really sums it up for so many of the people close to the floor at Lakers games. Spectacle. (There are real, passionate Lakers fans in LA, they just have to sit above the luxury boxes in the 300s. It’s a law.)

Hopefully this sadness will not dull Beckham’s senses when he and the Galaxy try to win the MLS Cup on Sunday.

Actually, I shouldn’t mock Becks. At this point I’d take the spectacle of a Lakers game, really any game, just to get the NBA back.

Derrick Rose, Messi, Katy Perry selling you some shoes

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Adidas has a new ad campaing, “all in.”

We bring it to you to see Derrick Rose (and Katy Perry, and Beckham, and Messi, and Notre Dame football, and…). Interesting to see that Adidas realized where Rose is headed in terms of stardom.

Plus, we just think it’s got a good look. The commercial. The shoes you can decide for yourself.