Four takes on the NBA

In his first installment of Four Quarters, J.A. Adande writes about the state of the Lakers, Houston's success and more.

Originally Published: November 13, 2007
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

Editor's note: In the first edition of "Four Quarters," J.A. Adande addresses the state of the Lakers, the Rockets' early success and more.

First quarter

Right now, the Lakers are like a couple with a newborn baby, grateful for a few moments of peace and quiet, wary that the slightest noise could set off another round of crying and screaming.

The Lakers' 3-2 start, public declarations from Chicago and Dallas that they weren't Kobe Bryant-shopping (at least for now), and Bryant's ...

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