The Lakers are currently in the middle of a playoff series against the far superior San Antonio Spurs. So what was Metta World Peace doing last night to prepare for tonight's game? Was he getting some extra practice on his jumper in? Was he watching film? Nope. He was ranking singers on Twitter.
Now truthfully this is fine. After all, the argument that he should be doing something before a big game is a specious one. Unwinding and talking on Twitter is a perfectly viable way to relax before a game. But that's not to say there isn't a problem here:
And that problem is arithmetic.
Ladies and Gentleman, your 2013 Los Angeles Lakers.