Posted on: November 17, 2009 10:21 am
Edited on: November 19, 2009 12:48 am

Lakers Brought Down To Earth

This a quick one: When I heard all of the hype about the Lakers potentially breaking the Chicago Bulls' single season record of 72-10, I was quite confused as to what everyone was seeing that made them think (i) such a feat could ever be accomplished again and (ii) that the band of makeshift players supporting Kobe Bryant would be sufficient to do it against the likes of the 2009-2010 version of the Nuggets, Rockets, Spurs, Warriors, Clippers, Celtics, Cavaliers, Hornets, Magics, Suns ... should I continue... Then I chuckled to myself and said we'll just have to wait and see. Sure enough, only 10 games into the season, the holes that I thought existed with this 2009-2010 version of the Lakers, against a revamped and re-amped Western Conference, have been exposed. So much for 72-10, at this rate they're look at a 58 win season tops!
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