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The Los Angeles Lakers are down 0-2 in the opening playoff series heading into Game 3 versus the San Antonio Spurs, lost Steve Blake due to a hamstring injury, have a banged up Steve Nash and do not have Kobe Bryant for the rest of the season.
Things are not looking great for this Lakers team but when arguably your best player ever in franchise history, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, feels the team's playoff end is near, then you know it might be time to start thinking about vacation plans.
Magic took to Twitter to voice his opinion on his former team and from the looks of things, he feels their mounting injuries will result in L.A. doing a quick playoff-disappearing act.
Laker Nation: With Steve Nash & Steve Blake down with injuries there's no way the @lakers have a chance to win.
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 25, 2013
And it doesn't stop there.
LN: Looks like our @lakers have to get ready for the decisions that have to be made about the roster this off-season.
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 25, 2013
It is clear (at least from Games 1 and 2) that L.A.'s problems are more than just injuries (though that is huge) but they are also getting outperformed by the Spurs' bench, their role players are stepping up, and the core of Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker are looking back to form.
However, when Magic is already calling it a season for the Lakers, well, that is just not a good sign.
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With the team battling a number of injuries to it's biggest stars, even the most iconic Laker thinks the team is dead in the water.
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