Bill Oram (@billoram )

Bill Oram

Bio Tillamook’s cheesiest export. Lakers for The Athletic. Never bring a knife to a punfight.
Location Zip City’s so far away
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Account created 08-08-2009 20:46:30
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Twitter Web App : "Earvin talked a lot of trash, too, but he said there was nobody better than Larry." Great read from @jaysonjenks today. theathletic.com/1725703/2020/0…

Twitter Web App : The stories of Larry Bird just roasting people on the court never get old.

“Too late, rookie.”

“Ain’t that the prettiest thing you’ve ever seen in your life?”

“Get me the ball...and get the fuck out of the way.”

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iPhone : LeBron James said, in no uncertain terms last month, that he did not want to play NBA games while quarantined. Is he softening on that? Brett Dawson shares LeBron's thoughts about returning, and chasing a championship with the Lakers.

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iPhone : "In a time like this, a friend like Kobe is especially missed."

Rob Pelinka covered many Lakers topics in a chat with reporters. Bill Oram and Brett Dawson break down the five most interesting things he said, including about the rest of this season.

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iPhone : Before LeBron James spoke to reporters today, Rob Pelinka offered his thought on the season, the shutdown and the future. Brett Dawson and I went back and forth on some of his most telling comments. twitter.com/theathleticla/…

iPhone : Curious to know his thoughts on Yul Brenner’s performance in “The King & I.” twitter.com/taniaganguli/s…

Twitter Web App : Shoutout to the neighborhood haunts keeping my family running: La Villa in Gardena and Shin-Sen-Gumi 2GO. If you need takeout recommendations, The Athletic L.A. has you covered. #supportlocalbusiness twitter.com/TheAthleticLA/…

Twitter Web App : The full Mandela quote, by the way: "Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand."

Twitter Web App : " is so much bigger than basketball. The reason I have that hope is not for personal accomplishment. Just, it’s more that I think it could be the best thing for the world, going back to that Nelson Mandela quote: I think sports can really be powerful."

Twitter Web App : Pelinka on his attitude toward whether the Lakers get the chance to finish the season: "I’m going to choose to fix most of my thoughts on that we will have a chance to finish the season. I think that would be a great thing for us. But we also know that this situation...

iPhone : Lakers GM Rob Pelinka just concluded a conference call with local writers and said, among many other things, that “in a time like this, a friend like Kobe (Bryant) is especially missed.” Here’s his complete thought:

iPhone : Sam Stejskal I spent several seconds trying to decipher the term “rare dime.” I finally decided it was some cool kid lingo that I’d never grasp until it hit me. He bought a RARE DIME for $1.3 million.

iPhone : No one knows how the Lakers season will end. I looked at four general possibilities, from winning a title to flaming out to no season at all, and considered how they might affect the offseason (whenever that is). theathletic.com/1731279/2020/0…