It may not have been pretty, Jodie Meeks said following the Lakers 102-96 win against Washington, but at least it was a win.
Kobe Bryant shook off the effects of back spasms to score 30 points, while Meeks came off the bench to score a crucial 24 points as the Lakers snapped a four-game losing streak. And its more than fair to say a win is a win especially after four straight losses and just four wins in Mike DAntonis first 13 games. But as DAntoni said to reporters were still not a very good team.
No theyre not.
One play against the Wizards the worst team in the NBA at 3-17 vividly illustrates why the 2012-13 Lakers are such a schizophrenic team.
After blowing a nine-point lead and trailing the Wizards by four early in the second quarter, Metta World Peace missed a three-pointer, yet there wasnt one Laker anywhere near the basket to go for an offensive rebound. Theyd all taken off back to the defensive end, which is seemingly the right move. However, if you allow Cartier Mar...