The Commissioner shuts down a deal, diverts Chris Paul to the team that shares the same gym with the Lakers instead, Team Kobe Bryant drops two straight games to Lob City and presto — we have a rivalry. Or do we? At any rate, what we do have is some major high school level cattyness going on between the two franchises, that spilled out during this piece for the LA Times. Can’t wait to see this all blow up tonight! There will be bodies.