Friday Foto: Lakers Flags

Sports fans are crazy everywhere. But since moving to Los Angeles a couple of years ago, I’ve noticed that Laker mania expresses itself in an unusual fashion: during the playoffs, Angelenos mount Lakers flags to their cars. I’ve never seen this in any other city, and other L.A. sports teams don’t seem to get the same treatment. I was telling friends in New York about this phenomenon and they were skeptical, so this morning, I went to a local street corner and took a few pictures:






Note how the fan in that last picture has raised the stakes with two Lakers flags.

posted 5 June 2009 in Photos and tagged , , , , . no comments yet

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