The Heat rolled over the Lakers in LA in the Christmas Day game, 96-80. Doesn't mean much... the Lakers and Kobe will undoubtedly turn things around when the playoffs come. But it does show that the Heat, Lebron, Dwayne Wade (below) and Chris Bosh have really gotten it turned around. I watched a good deal of the game, and Bosh is better than I thought, Wade is Wade, but James.... wow. He's so big and so skilled.... he just drives his man, draws a double and jumps over them to make a pass to wide open shooters. Amazing and maybe indefensible.
In other words, the NBA is really really interesting this year.