The 2015-16 Los Angeles Lakers thread

Discussion in 'Smack Shack' started by Brian in Mesa, May 19, 2015.

  1. D-Dogg

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    I have no misconception about what this season is about. Going in I thought the had a 30 game ceiling. Not gonna happen. Lottery top 3 would be phenomenal. Kobe off the books next season, a young core and hopefully no more Byron. I want to see Kobe not look like a grandpa, Russell/randle/clarkson keep getting experience and...well, that's about the end of the realistic expectations. Winning games?? Only against the Celtics do I even care this year.
     
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    Yeah, googling memes is serious business that I've been meticulously planning for years. Or, it was a brief flash of irony that once you moaned about his bad play that he put up some respectable numbers
     
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    I think the new Buss owner gave Kobe that money not for his play but more so for ticket sales. I think more fans come in to see Kobe than they would any other player on that team. Yes, even broken down, washed up Kobe.

    Lakers have been going on a downhill slope ever since Jerry Buss passed away. It's easy now to see who was the real architect behind those great Laker teams.
     
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    Would it surprise anyone if Kobe didn't retire and decides to come back next season after they whiff on all the top FA's in the offseason again? I could see it happening, easily, of course it would be on a huge contract like his latest extension. Lakers fans would all stand up for him until opening day and then bash him like they are now, doing so primarily away from other Lakers fans.
     
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    Wow. Ok.
     
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    In one of my fantasy leagues someone dropped right before he started playing well. I am happy with him for that.
     
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    credit where credit's due... Kobe's balled a little better lately, even turning back the clock for an entire game or two.
     
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    Byron Scott is still a massive idiot.

    Russell looks good in spite of him.
     
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    seriously... I was about to say there's not a more clueless coach in the league... and then remembered Horny's coaching the Suns.
     
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    MaoTosiFanClub What Goes Around Comes Around

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    It's really unbelievable that in an era where there is very clear evidence that upgrading coaching and scheme can increase a team's win total by 15 games that organizations still ride out poor coaches.
     
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    Yessir! Felt like Big Game James myself.
     
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    :biglaugh:
     
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    He was drafted in like the 3rd round by some die hard Laker fan in our league, we weren't complaining though :p
     

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