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When a roster has Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’ Neal, Derek Fisher, Rick Fox and Devean George on it, the chance of winning a championship is high. Add in Karl Malone, Gary Payton and Horace Grant and that chance rises tremendously.
All of the above players were on the 2003-04 Lakers super team
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Arguably the most clutch shot in Los Angeles Lakers’ history is former point guard Derek Fisher’s buzzer-beater in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the San Antonio Spurs.
After falling down 0-2 in San Antonio, the Lakers
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Most teams typically have a go-to guy off the bench who provides extra scoring, play-making and leads the second unit on the court.
This player is pretty much a sixth starter, a sixth man.
This season, the Lakers have two
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I don’t know what meal plan Coach Luke Walton has Nick Young on, but, whatever it is, it has revitalized Young’s game on both offense and defense and assured Lakers fans on why the team kept him.
Yes, we are talking about
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Second-year point guard D’Angelo Russell is expected to be the Lakers’ leader and go-to guy of the future.
Eleven games into the young season, Russell is second on the team in both scoring (16.8) and
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There are numerous NBA teams that have young talent on their roster. However, only a handful of teams have a young group of players that will set the precedent for years to come.
That list includes the Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic,
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With Kobe Bryant no longer on the Lakers, realistically speaking (spiritually he is still there), the team is in search of their next captain. Someone who will keep the team calm when things get rowdy on the court. Someone who can Continue reading “Leader of the Lake”