Josh

Josh Tucker

  • joined Apr 09, 2009
  • last login Jun 23, 2014
  • posts 261
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I was born in Fresno, CA, raised in Europe and West Africa, and currently live in San Antonio, TX. I founded SB Nation's Lakers blog, Silver Screen & Roll, and one day, if I ever get my ass in gear, I may write about religion and theology.

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Kobe Exorcises His Phoenix-Born Demons — Speaking of Which...

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With Kobe having avenged those old losses to the Suns, it's time for one last look back at that controversial Game 7. What really happened? Did Kobe really pout, quit, or tank?

You Know I'm Not Dead (and Other NBA-Related Thoughts)

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[Editor's Note:  For those of you who are new to Silver Screen and Roll, Josh Tucker was the founder and original manager of the site.  Besides being a great writer and an awesome dude to have on...

SS&R Undergoes "Change of Ownership"

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It's time for me to publicly and officially announce something that has been a growing possibility for a little while, and has now become a reality: I'm stepping down as blog manager, lead blogger,...

Kobe does it again

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Kobe does it again

"We're a good team and we play well on the road." [Kobe] said, matter-of-factly. "We're just doing...

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"We're a good team and we play well on the road." [Kobe] said, matter-of-factly. "We're just doing what we do, that's all."

via the Daily News

Lakers Stomp Nets, and It's Still About the Greatness of Kobe

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A quick breakdown of another Lakers blowout, in which Kobe did what Kobe does.

The Credits: Thursday

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Sorry guys — Wondahbap's computer is on the fritz, so no clever movie title to personify your Credits today. Hey, I never claimed to be the creative one in these parts. On to the links, which start...

"I told him, 'Why did you keep us waiting? You had the same situation in regulation. Really, you...

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"I told him, 'Why did you keep us waiting? You had the same situation in regulation. Really, you are wasting a half-hour of our lives,''' Jackson joked. ''I just don't understand that boy sometimes."

Phil Jackson on Kobe's game-winning shot

ALL-STAR VOTES: So Far, Kobe (& T-Mac?) Leads — Gasol & Bynum, Not So Much

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Kobe leads all players in All-Star Voting. Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum have a ways to go. And Tracy McGrady doesn't even have to play to be an All-Star!

A Thought: Last night was Utah's own fault — they should have known better than to wear green in S...

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A Thought: Last night was Utah's own fault — they should have known better than to wear green in Staples Center.

We've already got the highlight of the night — here's your assist of the night and dunk of the n...

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We've already got the highlight of the night — here's your assist of the night and dunk of the night. Kobe to (Let)Shannon(Dunk).

HIGHLIGHT OF THE NIGHT: Lakers Bring Back Showtime

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After one of MANY defensive stops, the Lakers bring back Showtime, running a fast break that starts with Jordan Farmar, goes through Lamar Odom and Ron Artest, and ends, once again, with Farmar.

Some Thoughts on Kobe & Shaq

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Speaking of Kobe Bryant buzzer-beaters — another angle on one from '06 and another from '00 suggests that Kobe wasn't as bad a teammate, nor Shaq as good, as they've had the reputation of being.

Ron Artest Bored by On-Court Fighting

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While Lamar Odom got ejected for shoving back at Jermaine O'Neal on Friday, it was Ron Artests's reaction that was most interesting.

Vote for Kobe as Athlete of the Year [Updated]

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Kobe Bryant is on the ballot for 2009 Athlete of the Year. Vote for the reigning Finals MVP, and let the NBA claim Athlete of the Year.

Lakers Dominate Suns, Look Better Than Ever

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The Lakers' destruction of the Phoenix Suns was their 9th straight victory, and their 8th blowout in 9 games. They controlled the game in every way imaginable, and completely shut down the NBA's best offense.

Kobe Steals LeBron's Mojo, Ranks 4th in Points in the Paint

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Three of the NBA's top five scorers in the paint are Lakers — but just as significant is that Kobe is on that list, and LeBron is not.

JUST SAY NO to NBATV "Fan Night" Tuesdays

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The NBA's practice of blacking out games on League Pass that are also showing on NBATV makes no sense, and NBA "Fan Night" Tuesdays are hurting Lakers fans.

Are the Lakers' Struggles Against Bad Teams Ancient History?

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The Lakers are on a roll of six straight blowouts, behind stellar defense and newfound focus. These are good signs for the Lakers — signs which suggest they may have matured beyond their past struggles.

Knicks @ Lakers: What to Expect

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As Boston found out, the Knicks can always surprise you. But if the Lakers play at least a couple quarters of good defense and focused offense, a fourth straight blowout should be in the making.

Bynum Joins the Kobe Show as Lakers Trounce Thunder

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Recapping the Lakers' blowout of the Thunder, where Kobe put on a show, but the Lakers won the game with defense, few turnovers, and a very efficient Andrew Bynum.

GameThread
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LIVE: OKC @ Lakers, 2nd Half Thread

Hey folks. Sorry for the delay on the threads. It seems C.A. is sick (get well, dude), and we crossed our wires a bit. Kobe's putting on a clinic, Andrew Bynum can't miss, and this is your second...

Bynum "Day to Day" with Jammed Ankle

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Pau Gasol takes a couple falls and bounces back just fine. Andrew Bynum tweaks his ankle, plays it safe by sitting out, but should play on Sunday.

LA 108, Chicago 93: Recapping Lakers-Bulls, Pau Gasol Style

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Game 12 reminded us of just how good Pau Gasol is, because the Lakers looked better last night than they did in any of their first 11 games.

GameThread
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LIVE: Lakers vs. Bulls

Sorry for the late game thread, guys. I'm closing up at work and then heading home during a commercial, so I'll dispense with any commentary and let you get right to it.

Previewing Bulls-Lakers, Where Pau Gasol is Back!

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Pau Gasol is back, as the Lakers prepare to face the Chicago Bulls at Staples Center. What should we expect from him, and from the Lakers as a whole?

All Signs Point to Gasol Returning Soon

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Pau Gasol's demeanor in an in-game interview last night was as good an indication as any that he is nearing full health and will indeed return soon.

Lakers Handle Pistons as Kobe Finds Balance

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Things loved, liked, disliked, hated, and couldn't care less about, all from last night's Lakers-Pistons game.

Lakers Bully Suns, 121-102

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Recapping the Lakers destruction of the Suns. Great defense, great offense, and the rest didn't matter. Game over.

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