holding fast; characterized by keeping a firm hold; pertinacious, persistent, stubborn, or obstinate; adhesive or sticky; viscous or glutinous; holding together; cohesive; not easily pulled asunder
Synonyms include: strong, unyielding, tough
You don't get beaten and humiliated in front of millions of people and forget about it. As a fan, it was an AWFUL AWFUL thing to watch (or reserve NOT to watch). It breaks your heart. But on Christmas Day and again tonight, the Lakers too didn't forget...and THANK GOODNESS FOR THAT!
Yes, Kobe shot three 3-pointers in a row...
Yes, D-Fish was as dependable as ever and yes the role players did what they had to do...
But the two guys who pulled this win for us were the same two guys who everyone blamed for our loss in the finals last year...L.O., who got into foul trouble in the 1st half but pulled it together in the final 24 minutes.
Broke the Celtics' 19-game win streak in December and then broke their 12-game streak tonight. I hear the Cavs have an unbeaten home record. Off to Cleveland for a Sunday special!