Originally Posted by b1gdon
It is a pretty good model that they have and what I take form it is that the LA has a much better team than their record indicates. That said, they are in trouble with their next 9 games in the schedule. OKC (twice), Memphis, Miami, and Chicago are all expected losses. Fortunately they have some Leastern Conference dregs sprinkled in with Cle, Tor, and Mil along with a tough home game against Utah. Going 3-6 in that stretch might just be the deathblow for that team, psychologically if not mathematically.
So here's hoping for 3-6...or even better, 2-7. After that, I'll be...
What Lakers fans think (or need) 7-2...reality 3-6