The Los Angeles Lakers continue to dig themselves into a hole which will become more difficult to climb out of as the NBA season shifts into its final quarter of games. Last night, once again the Lakers fell to a team under .500 on the road as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated them 110-105. The Lakers are now two games under .500, in danger of missing the postseason after a much heralded summer of expectations led by LeBron James’ arrival.Read More
LeBron James made waves earlier this week when he stated his playoff level intensity had been “activated”. James’ headline grabbing statement was in response to questions on the Lakers’ ability to earn a postseason berth while being 3 games behind the Clippers for the final playoff spot.
The Lakers limped into the All-Star break with a loss to the Hawks who are mired at the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings. This ramped up the scrutiny level as the Lakers opened their first game after the All-Star break in LA against reigning MVP and candidate to repeat, James Harden and the Rockets.Read More