A West Coast showdown, Christmas raving, and airport art round out Jackalope Ranch's top picks for things to do and see in Phoenix this week. Have at 'em, and happy holidays.
Phoenix Suns vs. L.A. Lakers @ US Airways Center The first month of the NBA season often winds up confounding analysts and flummoxing prognosticators. For example, no one in his right mind could have predicted that both the Knicks and the Nets would be floundering far below .500, or furthermore that only two teams in the entire eastern conference would wrap up November with a winning record. So much for parity.