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Farmar leading the Lakers

by Brad A. Greenberg

January 5, 2010 | 2:29 am

Just got back from a Clippers game—desperate times, but got to love that B Diddy—at which Cantor Chayim Frenkel sang the national anthem and then sat courtside. It reminded of Jordan Farmar’s performance in the Lakers domination of the Mavericks last night.

I know, seeing a cantor and thinking of the NBA’s first MOT since Danny Schayes retired is a stretch, but, again, it’s desperate times for Jewish players in the NBA. There’s rookie Omri Casspi, who is tearing it up, and there’s Farmar. About last night:

The Mavericks couldn’t do anything right. The Lakers could do no wrong.

Jordan Farmar led seven players in double figures with a career high-tying 24 points, and Los Angeles trounced the Western Conference’s second-best team in a 131-96 victory over Dallas on Sunday night. ...

“Yes, you can expect this every night,” Lakers coach Phil Jackson deadpanned.

One can hope. Farmar, who is earning $1.9 million this year, making him one of the poorer homeowners in the South Bay, is averaging 6.9 points and 2 assists per game. But the opportunity seems there as Derek Fisher takes a backseat. One can hope.

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