From above ....

To Sam!

From above ....

Postby KobeMVP888 » Fri Oct 23, 2015 1:46 pm

TrueFan1947 (3/28/2010 at 10:35 AM)

A big hearty shout out to all my brethren in this forum! We've heard it said many times that no one really knows what one is capable of, what one is "made of" until one is tested. Speaking from personal experience I can validate that. The same applies to a TEAM as to a single person. The Lakers have been through a VERY rigorous regular season so far. They have weathered several injuries to several different players. They have somehow managed to compile the best record in a LOADED Western Conference. I LIKE our team's prospects in the playoffs....ESPECIALLY if the guys can get ANY healing whatsoever. As for me, I have just emerged from a MAJOR health crisis that could easily have caved me in if I had given in to it. I chose to FIGHT, and thankfully I had enough "gas in the tank" to get back home again. I'm sorry I have not been able to banter and discuss with all of you, but I'm sure you understand. Our Lakers looked good last night and will acquit themselves well in any 7-game playoff series. Just my opinion. My very best to all of you, and GO LAKERS!
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Re: From above ....

Postby 3Peatkb24 » Fri Oct 23, 2015 8:29 pm

Great stuff Ken! Keeping the TrueFan tradition going is what it is all about. Just another great quote by the man himself. Thanks again to Nuggs. Great job putting this together and hey we don't have to stare at Chris Kaman anymore in the back ground :lol:
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Postby Lakers4Life » Fri Oct 23, 2015 11:41 pm

Great tribute to a great & legendary Laker fan!! We miss you Sam! But your spirit lives on!!
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Postby 3Peatkb24 » Fri Mar 11, 2016 11:43 am

Another season almost gone. It will be the 6th season without Sam as he passed in July 2010 (RIP) - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. He hasn't missed much as we haven't lived up to our past since he has passed. Hopefully we start the climb starting in the offseason. I just thought I would Post here as it has been ignored for months.
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Postby lakerevolution » Wed Mar 23, 2016 11:45 pm

It's practice season.
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Postby 3Peatkb24 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:13 am

KobeMVP888 wrote:
TrueFan1947 (3/28/2010 at 10:35 AM)

A big hearty shout out to all my brethren in this forum! We've heard it said many times that no one really knows what one is capable of, what one is "made of" until one is tested. Speaking from personal experience I can validate that. The same applies to a TEAM as to a single person. The Lakers have been through a VERY rigorous regular season so far. They have weathered several injuries to several different players. They have somehow managed to compile the best record in a LOADED Western Conference. I LIKE our team's prospects in the playoffs....ESPECIALLY if the guys can get ANY healing whatsoever. As for me, I have just emerged from a MAJOR health crisis that could easily have caved me in if I had given in to it. I chose to FIGHT, and thankfully I had enough "gas in the tank" to get back home again. I'm sorry I have not been able to banter and discuss with all of you, but I'm sure you understand. Our Lakers looked good last night and will acquit themselves well in any 7-game playoff series. Just my opinion. My very best to all of you, and GO LAKERS!


RIP my friend Just wanted to say hi. We are all still here being Kenny, Rev, Craig, and myself. Nuggs created this great Site to keep the Laker tradition going for you! Magic is running the show now, we will back real soon winning Championships. RIP Sam TrueFan1947 :LOBtrophy: to the best Poster ever.
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Re: From above ....

Postby lakerevolution » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:13 am

Thought it would be a good time to remember the site's namesake, and reflect on all the crazy ups and downs we've been through with our Lakers, and all the fans and posters who have made their entrances and exits from the ESPN Hollinger site to our home as currently constructed.

Ken, I know you and Nuggs have put in lots of work and dedication to keep this site going, and in the spirit of our new Laker squad, I'd like to do more to help keep this site going, improve it in any way we can, make it easier for more members to join, and pitch in financially however possible.

Tonight I'll raise a glass to all of you and say a little prayer for health, wealth and wisdom in 2019!

- Rev
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Postby KobeMVP888 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:25 pm

lakerevolution wrote:Thought it would be a good time to remember the site's namesake, and reflect on all the crazy ups and downs we've been through with our Lakers, and all the fans and posters who have made their entrances and exits from the ESPN Hollinger site to our home as currently constructed.

Ken, I know you and Nuggs have put in lots of work and dedication to keep this site going, and in the spirit of our new Laker squad, I'd like to do more to help keep this site going, improve it in any way we can, make it easier for more members to join, and pitch in financially however possible.

Tonight I'll raise a glass to all of you and say a little prayer for health, wealth and wisdom in 2019!

- Rev


Great, heartwarming post, Rev. The frustrating part is the difficulty letting new people in IMO.

HAVING SAID THAT, I'm happy with our little gathering here anyway. We're knowledgable and respectful, even when being disagreeable, which is the way it should be.

HAPPY NEW YEAR to all my brethren, and a big shout out to Sam, who I am sure is as excited about the Lakers' future as we are!
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Postby 3Peatkb24 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:25 am

Yep, another year gone. Shout out to Sam and to the Site. Thanks Nuggs and Kenny for the Site. Go Lakers. :cheers:
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