Danny Silver

Danny Silver has been a die-hard, passionate and often mental-case Laker fan his entire life. Despite living in NYC, Danny stays up late to watch his beloved team even though he knows it is probably bad for his health. He is a stress case, a statistical idiot savant and a self-proclaimed NBA watching genius. You can follow him on twitter during games @DS_Lakers or read his blog at www.purpleandgoldandsilver.blogspot.com.

  • Rock Bottom?…Gimme Sacre!

    Alright…FINALLY the rest of the world has caught up to what I’ve been saying all along….and by all along I mean since Phil’s last season in Los Angeles: This team isn’t that good regardless of the glitz of the individual pieces Other teams ooze of confidence when playing against this team (especially at Staples) This […]

  • Tag team chumps

    After a month filled with holidays, hope, vacation, winning streaks, losing streaks, encouraging moments, utter frustration and me absolutely freaking out about this team, I am finally back to the blog. ¬†Unfortunately, however, the Lakers (15-16) are right where I left them. ¬†They are still underachieving, still agonizing to watch, still under .500 and still […]

  • An Epic and Incriminating Loss

    I apologize for the lengthy delay since my last diatribe, but I’ve been too busy trying to figure this enigmatic team out. One night, they look like world beaters and the second coming of the 2001 playoff Lakers. On other nights they actually look like they are running in mud while completely disinterested and downright […]