In college basketball today, St. John's sophomore Chris Obekpa is the Sultan of Smack. His 5.7 blocked shots per game leads the nation and the 6-9 sophomore is on track to win the title for a second straight year.
The Lakers expect to have Kobe Bryant back in their lineup when they face the Toronto Raptors on Sunday. The team posted a dramatic video on its Facebook page Friday indicating Bryant will be back Dec. 8.
Jason Kidd’s presence alone was worth every penny last season as the wise old point guard helped turn the eternally dysfunctional Knicks into a competent, cohesive and winning basketball team. Apparently, Kidd still has that same effect.