Actuarially Sound

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  • last login Jul 22, 2014
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I am an actuary living in Lansing, MI. I was born and raised in southern California and grew up a Lakers fan. I went to college at the University of California - San Diego where I obtained bachelors degrees in math and economics. My favorite Lakers memory was when I got to go down and shoot before a game on the The Forum floor and see the players up close.

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  • NBA Los Angeles Lakers
  • NFL San Diego Chargers
  • NCAAF USC Trojans
  • NCAAB Michigan St. Spartans
  • NASCAR Jimmie Johnson
User Blog

What Happened to the Lakers Shooting?


Want to know how the Lakers went from a great three point shooting team to the worst in just a few seasons? We take a look at the evolution the Lakers shooters.

Lakers Trends - Kobe Goes Mamba, Fatigue Sets In


What did Kobe's 40pt streak and last night's ugly win do for the Lakers statistically? Check it the latest installment of Lakers Trends

Introducing Lakers Trends


Want to know which direction your Lakers are headed? Then this is the place to be. We now present our new "Lakers Trends" series. Each week we will update the following information to provide our...

Lakers-Rockets Preview: Where Have All The Shooters Gone?


Lakers hope to find lost shooting touch back home against the Rockets tonight. Check out our preview of the game.

Lakers vs Jazz Game Preview


Lakers-Jazz Preview

Los Angeles Lakers 2012 Season Preivew: The Stats


Need fantasy basketball help for Lakers players? Check out our prediction of each players stats for the upcoming season.

Which Lakers Earned Their Paycheck?


Which Lakers earned their paychecks? A comparison of actual salaries to how much they should have earned.

Player Report Card: Derek Fisher


The next player up in our player report card series is Derek Fisher. Fisher’s season was everything we have come to know from the tough veteran. He provided solid three-point shooting, low...

Player Report Card: Devin Ebanks


Devin Ebanks gave Lakers fans as much to get excited about as you can reasonably expect out of a mid-second round on a veteran team. But he coudln't find any playing time.

The Triangle Offense: Stay the Course? Or is it time for Change We Can Believe In?


The Triangle offense, to keep or not to keep? That is the question that may determine the Lakers coach and championship potential.

A Look Back at Lakers-Mavs and My 5 Keys


Silver Screen and Roll was spot on in analyzing the important factors to the Western Conference Semi-finals. And spot off as to how those keys would play out.

Los Angeles Lakers Need Lady Luck To Return To Their Side


They say that defense wins championships, but luck plays a role. The Lakers have had luck on their side each of the past two seasons, but so far this year, she has deserted the purple and gold.

5 Keys to Lakers - Mavericks Semifinals


 In my previous Lakers-Hornets series preview I focused on five key items for the Lakers in these playoffs. That preview was Lakers focused and since all those items still apply in this series I...

Ron Artest - Give Credit Where Credit is Due


Yesterday Ron Artest was presented with the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship award for his outstanding service and dedication to the community. Ron has brought awareness to the very serious issue of...

All-Time Playoff Records in Striking Distance of the Black Mamba


A look at the all-time playoff records in striking distance of Kobe Bryant.

Five Keys to a Lakers Three-Peat


Silver Screen and Roll takes at look at some key elements to the Los Angeles Lakers postseason campaign.

Lakers Post All-Star Break Run: A Case of Extremes


The Los Angeles Lakers have improved since the All Star Break in a very strange way, by getting better at what they were already good at, and worse at what they already struggle with.

Dwight Howard should win MVP, because we've been through this before


There are many coincidental similarities between the first season of the new decade, and the first season of the last decade. Silver Screen and Roll hopes the MVP winner won't be one of them.

Lakers - Timberwolves Preview: Fly Meet Swatter


A game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves is kind of like the combination of high velocity meshed plastic with an insect's exoskeleton.

Lakers 90, Timberwolves 79: Anything you can do, I can do worse


Lakers beat Timberwolves and run their winning streak to 5 games. It wasn't pretty, but a win is a win.

What Combination of Laker Bigs Works Best Against the Thunder?


Today's big game against the Oklahoma City Thunder is filled with interesting matchups. There is the league leader in points per game, Kevin Durant, against one of the better on-ball defenders in R...

A microcosm of defensive inconsistency


A close look at the 4th quarter of last night's victory against the Portland Trailblazers shows everything that is right, and wrong, with the Lakers defense.

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