Great picks, Chris, particularly that TVotR. I had given it a break for a couple months and brought it out again last week and have been loving it. Definitely more accessible than previous albums, though "Return to Cookie Mountain" was excellent in its own right. Also, if you ask me, "Golden Age" should probably be up there with MGMT's "Time to Pretend" as nominees for most anthemic songs of the decade.
Chris, I really like our potential to trade up for Griffin using Rudy Gay as our trade bait. The most consistent thing out of the Clippers this past year was Dunleavy complaining about Thornton's inconsistency and I think Rudy would be happy to move to LA. Long term this makes tons of sense for both teams, especially considering the glut of big men the Clippers have and their untradeable contracts. Do you think they'd part with Camby/Thornton/#1 for Darko/Rudy/#2?
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