Another day another players calling the Los Angeles Lakers the best team on paper. This time it was from rival Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Here is what Griffin told Darnell Mayberry of NEWS OK, a newspaper in Norman Oklahoma.
‚ÄúOn paper it looks great,‚ÄĚ Griffin said during a recent visit to Norman. ‚ÄúPeople said the same thing when we got C.P., Chris Paul. But they still got to go out there and play.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúI think there‚Äôs a lot of tough teams in the Western Conference. There‚Äôs one right here (in Oklahoma City) that the Lakers have to get over,‚ÄĚ Griffin said. ‚ÄúThe Spurs have been a good team for the past 500 years. And I think we‚Äôre preparing for that. So that‚Äôs kind of what you expect people to do. You expect them to hand out the trophy in the middle of the summer. So we‚Äôre not worried about that. We‚Äôre not worried about just the Lakers.‚ÄĚ
Just think about the Lakers starting lineup for next season. Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard, wow. It