Basketball Wives: LA: What Are Your First Impressions of the Cast?

John Salley's seat isn't even cool yet and here we are with another band of basketball wives, ex-wives, girlfriends, and other assorted role players ready to make your ears ring and your eyes roll with their antics. When the spin-off to Basketball Wives was announced earlier this summer, I wasn't sure what to think, as I'm always down for a little reality foolishness but I couldn't read which way the cast was going. Reality shows live and die with cast chemistry and if the wrong assortment of women were gathered together and told to start bein' all the way real, this could be a pretty major disappointment.

After watching the series premiere of Basketball Wives: LA, I have to admit that there aren't a lot of sympathetic characters running around. Sure, this is only the premiere and we still have nine more episodes to peel back the layers of these ornery onions, but the show hit the ground running tonight with drama almost from the jump. Instead of talking about the breakneck pace of the first episode, which took place at countless group functions and threw combinations of women at us, almost trying to see who worked, I thought I'd share some first impressions of the cast. Read More...


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