Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 4/12/13
The San Antonio Spurs have lost the number one seed in the Western Conference for now, but they can still reclaim it. The Los Angeles Lakers are in the last spot for the playoffs, but they can also climb up to number seven if things play out for them. One thing is for sure, the Spurs and Lakers could still meet in the postseason and can rekindle their heated rivalry days of past seasons. If they do, there's a lot of possibilities on who can win if you ask their respective fan basis and they'll probably be picking their own teams without hesitation. For Magic Johnson, it's a no brainer. He predicts for former team, Los Angeles Lakers, would defeat the San Antonio Spurs if they were to meet in the first round. One highly regarded NBA legend seems to think the Lakers could handle the Spurs, though. According to ESPN, former Laker guard Magic Johnson has predicted the Lakers to beat the Spurs if they were to indeed meet in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.
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